Nara Oda

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Nara Oda
Chiba University
Job title
Research Fellow
Ph.D. (Area Studies)(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
Kyoto University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Published Papers

The Making of Vietnamese 'Traditional Medicine': The Institutionalization and Practice
Nara Oda
Kyoto University      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Oda Nara
Japanese Journal of Southeast Asian Studies   53(2) 217-243   2016   [Refereed]
This paper aims to examine to what extent and how the government of South Vietnam (1954-75) institutionalized “Eastern medicine (Dong Y)” that is, traditional medicine, in its medical system. It also analyzes the social background of t...
Health Care System in Vietnam under French Colonial Government : A utilization project of Midwives in the Northern Vietnam, Tonkin
Nara Oda
The Journal of International and Area Studies   7(2) 1-30   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
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Southeast Asia: History and Culture   2011(40) 126-144   2011   [Refereed]
This paper describes how traditional medicine has been viewed and practiced throughout modern Vietnamese history. Vietnamese traditional medicine comprises two elements: thuoc Nam, which originated in Vietnam, and thuoc Bac, which is...


三島海雲記念財団年次報告書   2017 53   Nov 2017
Nara Oda
TRaNS: Trans-Regional and National Studies of Southeast Asia.   5(2) 299-301   2017   [Invited]
小田 なら
アジア・アフリカ地域研究   (12) 300-304   2012

Conference Activities & Talks

Sexual Minority in Vietnam and their ‘Depoliticized’ Social Movement
Nara ODA
A Workshop on LGBT Politics in Southeast Asia and Japan, Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan   28 Oct 2018   
Vietnamese Traditional Medicine (1954-1975): The Decolonization Process and The Cold War
Nara ODA
First Joint Meeting of the Asian Society of the History of Medicine (ASHM) and History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA)   29 Jun 2018   
Ba Mu in the Northern Vietnam in French Colonial Era
Nara ODA
The Fifth International Conference on The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia(HOMSEA)   10 Jan 2014   
Reorganizing Traditional Medicine in Vietnam
Nara ODA
World History Association Symposium “Vietnam in World History”   31 Dec 2013   
A Self-portrait of Vietnam: Traditional Medicine during the Modernization in Vietnam
Nara ODA
The Sixth Conference for the Asian Society for the History of Medicine   14 Dec 2012