INABA Minoru

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Name
INABA Minoru
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Institute for Research in Humanities, Institute for Research in Humanities Cultural Representation
Job title
Professor,Professor
Degree
Master of Literature

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1988
 - 
1996
Research Associate,
 
 
   
 
Institute for Research in Humanities,
 
 
   
 
Kyoto University.
 
1996
 - 
2001
Associate Professor,
 
 
   
 
Faculty of Intercultural Communication,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1988
Department of Oriental History, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1983
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2001
   
 
The Society of Historical REsearch  member of the board of directors
 
2001
   
 
The Society of Oriental Researchers  councilor
 
2001
   
 
The Society for Western and Southern Asiatic Studies  member of the editorial board
 

Awards & Honors

 
1995
Toho Gakkai Award
 

Published Papers

 
Between Zābulistān and Gūzgān: A Study of the Early Islamic History of Afghanistan
INABA Minoru
Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology   7 209-225   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
From Caojuzha to Ghazna/Ghaznīn: Early Medieval Chinese and Muslim Descriptions of Eastern Afghanistan
INABA Minoru
Journal of Asian History   49 97-117   Nov 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Arab Soldiers in China at the Time of the An-Shi Rebellion
INABA, Minoru
Memoirs of the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko, 68 pp.35-61.      2011
From Kesar the Kābulšāh and Central Asia.
INABA, Minoru
M. Alram et al.(eds.) Coins, Art and Chronology II, Vienna, pp.443-455.      2010   [Refereed]
Nezak in Chinese Sources.
INABA, Minoru
M. Alram et al.(eds.) Coins, Art and Chronology II, Vienna, pp.191-202.      2010   [Refereed]
The Identity of the Turkish Rulers to the South of Hindukush from the 7th to the 9th Centuries A.D.
INABA Minoru
ZINBUN   38 1-19   2006

Books etc

 
The 'Abbasid and Carolingian Empires: Comparative Studies in Civilizational Formation
INABA Minoru (Part:Contributor, Across the Hindukusch of the ‘Abbasid Period)
E. J. Brill   Oct 2017   ISBN:9789004349896
The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three
INABA Minoru (Part:Contributor, Ghaznavids)
E. J. Brill   Mar 2016   
Medieval Central Asia and the Persianate World
INABA Minoru (Part:Contributor, A Venture on teh Frontier: Alptegin's Conquest of Ghazna and its Sequel)
I. B. Tauris   Sep 2015   ISBN:9781784532390
Turko-Mongol Rulers, Cities, and City Life
INABA Minoru (Part:Contributor, Sedentary Rulers on the Move: The Travels of the Early Ghaznavid Sultans)
E. J. Brill   2013   ISBN:9789004248762
The Encyclopaedia Iranica
INABA Minoru (Part:Contributor, KANDAHAR iii: Early Islamic Period)
Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation   2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Buddhist monuments to the west of Afghanistan —Was there a westward propagation of Buddhism?— [Invited]
INABA Minoru
University of Delaware Asian Study Program special lecture   25 Apr 2018   
Did Hindu Kush really kill Indians? — Geography and historical routes across Afghanistan —
INABA Minoru
Harvard University Inner Asian and Altaic Study lecture   18 Apr 2018   
The Travels of Chinese Buddhist Monks and the Medieval History of Central Asia [Invited]
INABA Minoru
University of Notre Dame Medieval Institute Special Lecture   8 Mar 2018   University of Notre Dame Medieval Institute
The Muslim Narratives on the Bamiyan Buddhist Remains [Invited]
INABA Minoru
Drexel University Department of Art History Special Lecture   15 Feb 2018   Drexel University Department of Art History
The Islam and Bamiyan Buddhas [Invited]
INABA Minoru
Princeton University Department of Near Eastern Studies Seminar   6 Nov 2017   Princeton University Department of Near Eastern Studies
The Islamic History of Bamiyan Buddhas [Invited]
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28 Nov 2016   
Central Asia in the mid-8th century: Wukong's itinerary towards India [Invited]
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Moving Borders: Current Research on Afghanistan between Inner and South Asia   26 Jan 2016   Austrian Academy of Sciences/ Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Documentation of Inner and South Asian Cultural History
On the Muslim Descriptions of Bāmiyan Colossi [Invited]
INABA Minoru
Buddhist and Muslim Encounters in Premodern South Asia   13 Oct 2015   Dep. of South Asian Language and Civilisations, University of Lausanne)
From Caojuzha to Ghazna: Early Medieval Chinese and Muslim Description of Eastern Afghanistan [Invited]
INABA Minoru
Chinese and Asian Geographical and Cartographical Views on Central Asia and its Adjacent Regions   10 Jan 2014   Department of Sinology, University of Bonn
From Caojuzha to Ghazna: Early Medieval Chinese and Muslim Descriptions of Eastern Afghanistan [Invited]
INABA Minoru
Chinese and Asian Geographical and Cartographical Views on Central Asia and its Adjacent Regions   10 Jan 2014   Department of Sinology, University of Bonn
The Frontier After the 'Abbasid Break-Up: The 10th Century East [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Civilizational Formation: The Carolingian and 'Abbasid Eras   14 Apr 2013   Medieval Institute and Department of History, University of Notre Dame
Across the Hindukush of the Early Islamic Period [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Eastern Iran and Transoxiana 750-1150: Persianate culture and Islamic Civilisation   8 Mar 2013   Institute of Iranian Studies, University of St. Andrews
Arab Soldiers in China at the Time of An-Shi Rebellion [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Shifting Frontiers: Curernt Issues in the history of early Islamic Central Asia   17 Dec 2010   Institute for Aria Studies, Leiden University
Between Zabulistan and Guzgan: Some issues related to the historical geography of pre and early Islamic Afghanistan [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Crossing Borders: Patterns of Exchange across Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Central Asia   15 Mar 2010   Cultural History of Western Himalaya research project, Institute of Art History, University of Vienna
Yakaulang and Ribat-e Karvan [Invited]
Inaba, Minoru
Afghanistan on the Crossroad of Civlizatons-in Retrospect   14 Nov 2009   Korean Association of Central Asian Studies
Nezak in Chinese sources? [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Iranian Huns and Western Turks: Archaeology, History, Art History, Numismatics   18 Nov 2008   Kunsthistorisches Museum, Austria
Kabulshah Fromo Kesaro and Central Asia
INABA, Minoru
Afghanistan Meeting 2008: Reconsidering Material and Literary Sources   2 Oct 2008   Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
Xuanzang, Huichao and Wukong: Records of Chinese Pilgrims on the Buddhist Kingdoms of Afghanistan [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Special Lecture of the Center for the Buddhist Studies   30 May 2007   The Center for the Buddhist Studies, the Oriental University of Naples
Afghanistan and Northern India in the Early Islamic Period [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Special Lecture on the history of Asia   29 May 2007   Department of Asian Studies, the Oriental University of Naples
Between East and West: Some Remarks on the Pre-Islamic History of Afghanistan [Invited]
INABA, Minoru
Special Lecture on the history of Orient   24 May 2007   The department of Oriental Studies, University of Rome
Nāy Qa'la, the Xalaj and Ribat-e Karvan [Invited]
INABA Minoru
Afghanistan Meeting 2006   24 Mar 2006   Institute of Art History, University of Vienna

Works

 
Cultural History of the Western Himalaya
2001 - 2006

Research Grants & Projects

 
Study on the early Islamic history of Afghanistan and Northern India
Project Year: 1988 - 1996
Study on the History of Early Islamic Expansion to the East.
Project Year: 1997 - 2002
Study on the diffusion of the Islam to South Asia
Project Year: 2003 - 2005
Reconsidering the religious history of Central Asia as a multi-cultural contact zone
Project Year: 2006 - 2009