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Nara University
Department of Sociology
Job title
Associate Professor
M.A.(Osaka University), Ph.D(Osaka University)

Research Areas



Graduate School, Division of Human Science, Osaka University
Faculty of Human Science, Osaka University

Committee Memberships

Committee Member of Japan Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas
- Executive Committee Member of Japan Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas
Japan Society for Cultural Anthropology  Member
Japan Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas  Member


Unification of South China Region Viewed from Charitable Organization : Specially Focused on Recent Examples of Macau
Annals of Human Sciences   (18) 117-133   1997
Chinese Charitable Organizations in Hong Kong Today : An Example of Cooperation between Anthropology and History
Annals of Human Sciences   (17) 141-157   1996
Two Channels for Distribution of Wealth : Exchange Theory and Hong Kong Case
Annals of Human Scinces   (14) 87-100   1993
Struructures and Recollection : Notes for Comparative Urban Research
Journal of Comparative Studies in Japanese Culture   (3) 1-23   1996
David Y. H. Wu, Construction of Chinese National Identity out of China
Shiso published by Iwanami Shoten   (823) 93-107   1993

Books etc

A Form of Charity in Hong Kong Society : An Anthropological Reflection on the Urban-Rural Continunm.
Discovery of Urban People published by Mokujisa   1993   
Public Housing, Charity Organizations, and Local Identities : An Aspect of Social Change in the Post-war Hong Kong
Anthropological Study of Hong Kong Society : Retrospect and Prospect   1997   
Culture and Identity : Contemporary Problems of Study of "Hong Kong People" and "Hong Kong Culture"
Culture as a Problem : Vol. 13 of Iwanami Series of Cultural Anthropology   1998   
Disappearance of Space and the Future of Multi-Centrality in Culture : A Sketch of Anthropological Studies on Hong Kong.
Cultural Multi-Centrality in East Asia   1999   
A Prolegomenon for Research on the Catholic Church of Vietnamese-Chinese : Applicable Examples of Research on Immigrants and Refugees
Religion and Ethnicity among Asian Immigrant   2001   

Conference Activities & Talks

How is the Chineseness Succeeded to the Next Generation in Chinese Ethnic Religion? From the case of the Catholic Church in Vietnam
International Conference of Asian Scholars 5   2007   
Chinese Buddhist Temples in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: The past and present
The 5th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas   2007   


Field-research on Charitable Activities in Hong Kong
Cooperative Field-research on Chinese Community in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1993 - 1994
Cooperative Field-research on Chinese Religious Facilities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Study on the Inscription of Chinese (Hoa) Religious facilities in Hochiminh City, Vietnam
1999 - 2001
"Japan in Hong Kong" Study on the System of Production, Circulation and Consumption of Culture
2000 - 2001

Research Grants & Projects

Anthropological study on Charitable Activities in Hong Kong
The Other Research Programs
Study on Religious Facilities of the Chinese Community in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
International Joint Research Projects
Japan in Hong Kong ; Hong Kong in Japan; Study on the System of Production, Circulation, and Consumption of Culture
International Joint Research Projects
Chinese Folkcrafts Collected by the Japanese: An anthropological studu
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2007 - 2009