KARASHIMA Noboru

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Name
KARASHIMA Noboru
Affiliation
The Toyo Bunko
Section
Research Department
Job title
Researcher
Degree
B.A.(The University of Tokyo), M.Litt.(The University of Tokyo), D.Litt.(The University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
The University of TokyoTaisho University

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1964
   
 
-67 Research Assistant,
 
 
   
 
Faculty of Letters,
 
 
   
 
University of Tokyo
 
1967
   
 
-71 Lecturer, Institute for the Study of
 
 
   
 
Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa,
 
 
   
 
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
1971
   
 
-74 Associate Professor, ditto
 
1974
   
 
-81 Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters,
 
 
   
 
University of Tokyo
 
1981
   
 
-94 Professor, ditto
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1964
Asian History, Graduate School, Division of Humanities, The University of Tokyo
 
 
 - 
1958
Department of Asian HIstory, Faculty of Literature, The University of Tokyo
 

Committee Memberships

 
1985
   
 
Epigraphical Society of India  President
 
1993
   
 
Historical Society of Japan  President
 
1995
   
 
International Association of Tamil Research  President
 
1996
 - 
2000
Japanese Association for South Asian Studies  President
 
2000
 - 
2003
Member, Science Council of Japan, 2000-2003
 
2001
   
 
Institute of Eastern Culture  Executive Director
 
2005
   
 
Associate Member, Science Council of Japan, 2005-
 

Awards & Honors

 
1980
Prize for the Best Publication awarded by the Dravidian Linguistics Association
 
1995
Fukuoka Asian Cultural Prize (Academic)
 
2003
Japan Academy Prize
 
2003
Daido Life Insurance Company Prize for Fieldworks
 
2004
The Dravidian Linguistics Association Award
 
2007
The Person of Cultural Merit (Japanese Government)
 
2013
Padma Sri, Government of India
 

Books etc

 
A Concise History of South India: Issues and Interpretations, New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2014
KARASHIMA Noboru (Editor)
2014   
In Search of Chinese Ceramic-sherds in South India and Sri Lanka (Editor)
Taisho University Press, Tokyo   2004   
Ancient and Medieval Commercial Activities in the Indian Ocean: Testimony of Inscriptions and Ceramic-sherds (Editor)
Taisho University, Tokyo, Alamu Printers, Chennai   2002   
A Concordance of Nayakas: The Vijayanagar Inscriptions in South India
Oxford University Press, New Delhi   2002   
The Cholas to Vijayanagar: History and Society in South India
Oxford University Press, New Delhi   2001   
Kingship in Indian History (Editor)
Manohar, New Delhi   1999   
Towards a New Formation: South Indian Society under Vijayanagar Rule
Oxford University Press, New Delhi   1992   
Indus Valley to Mekong Delta: Explorations in Epigraphy (Editor)
New Era Publications, Madras   1985   
South Indian History and Society: Studies from Inscriptions AD 850-1800
Oxford University Press, New Delhi   1984   
A Concordance of the Names in the Cola Inscriptions, 3 Vols. (Co-author)
Sarvodaya Ilakkiya Pannai, Madurai   1978   

Works

 
Statistical Analyses of the Names in the Chola Inscriptions (Mitsubishi Foundation)
1976
South Indian Socio-economic Development during 14th through 18th Centuries (Mitsubishi Foundation)
1984
A Study of Chinese Ceramic-sherds Discovered in South India (Mitsubishi Foundation)
1986
A Study of the Socio-economic Development during the Vijayanagar Period as Revealed from South Indian Inscriptions (Mitsubishi Foundation)
1990
Re-considering the Relations between South Asian and Southeast Asia during Ancient and Medieval Times (Ministry of Science and Education)

Research Grants & Projects

 
South Indian Medieval History and Society
Project Year: 1961   
Ancient and Medieval Maritime Trade and Cultural Contacts in the Indian Ocean
Project Year: 1985