Augustine Sali

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Augustine Sali
Sophia University
Faculty of Global Studies, Department of Global Studies
Job title
B.A. Political Science. B.A. Philosophy(University of Calicut), B.A. Philosophy. B.A. Theology(Sophia University)


1995 B.A in Political Science, University of Calicut, Kerala, India
1997 B.A In Philosophy, JDV, Pune, India
2002 B.A in Theology, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
2004 M.A in Area Studies(Ethnic Politics), Graduate Division of Foreign Studies, Sophia University
2007 Ph.D. in Area Studies (Ethnic Politics), Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Sophia University Institute of Asian Culture, Islam-Area Studies
2011 Sophia University kyouseigaku research
2012 Sophia University Collaborative research on Atheism, Secularism, Fundamentalism...

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1999
Mar 2000
Teacher, Rokko Higher Secondary School
Apr 2012
Mar 2013
Director of the Campus Ministries, Sophia University

Awards & Honors

May 2005
US Scholarship: Institute of World Learning Scholarship for the summer course, “CONTACT-Conflict Transformation Across Cultures”School for International Training (SIT), Vermont, USA
Apr 2004
Sophia COE graduate Research Fellowship
Dec 2003
‘Teilhard de Chardin Scholarship Essay Award’, The Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Association of Japan

Published Papers

Violence agaisnt Christians in India: Mobilization of Adivasis and Dalits as the Un-reached and the Foot-soldiers
AUGUSTINE SALI, Veliath Cyril, Kawashima Midori etc
The Journal of Sophia Asian Studies   (29) 39-54   Dec 2011
Special: South Asia in the 21st Century.
issues related to South Asian society, culture, religion, politics and economics etc
“Peace Building in Asia and Japan’s Role"
AUGUSTINE SALI, Horiba Akiko, Fukunaga Masaaki
International Roundtable conference on Peace Mediation, Grant Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan      Nov 2011
Japan's Role on Peace Mediation
Religious Identity and Violent Conflict- the case of communalism in India
Christian Culture Research   (29) 35-56   Mar 2011
"Multicultural society and living together: from the case of India's Identity violence"
sapientia convivendi   5(No.5) pp.28-57   Feb 2011
Communal Cleavages and Civic Relations: Political analysis on Hindu-Muslim riots in India, based on the 1989 Bhagalpur riots in Bihar
   Mar 2007

Books etc

Service for God's Joy: Faith analysis of twelve Jesuits
Augustine Sali (Part:Joint Work, Seeking Faith in the contemporary world pp.274-299)
St. Paul's Publications   Aug 2013   ISBN:978-4-8056-1520-1
Global Development Study: Developing Countries, International Organizations and Millennium Development Goals
Augustine Sali (Part:Joint Work)
AFJ Tokyo   Apr 2013   ISBN:4-9900672-6-6
It deals with the Issues of Developing Countries and the role of major International Organizations like UN, IMF,WB, WHO, UNHCR, ADB etc. promoting and assisting development in various capacities. It also looks into the contributions and hopes prom...
Promundivita-Studies on Life and Culture
Augustine Sali (Part:Joint Work)
Research Institute for Life and Culutre, Sogang University press, S.Korea   Aug 2011   ISBN:1976-846X
Identity, Conflict and Multiculturalism
GlobalDevelopment Studies-Developing Countries
Augustine Sali (Part:Joint Work, 63-131)
AFJ Tokyo   Apr 2011   
Text book, Introductions to some Asian and African Developing Countries
『Identity in crossroad civilisations : ethnicity, nationalism and globalism in Asia』 (ICAS publications series, Edited volumes ; 8) 「Religion and Cultural Nationalilsm : Socio-political dynamism of communal violence in India」
Augustine Sali (Part:Joint Work, 65-84)
Amsterdam University Press   Oct 2009   ISBN:978-90-8964-127-4
It is an arcticle in this edited book, on ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalism in Asia. this article deals with the issue of communal violence in India and its ideological background. It is an effort to understand the cultural nationalims of Hindu...

Conference Activities & Talks

Peace and Justice in the Global Age [Invited]
Augustine Sali
25 Mar 2013   Catholic Center, Sophia University, Tokyo
Atheism, Secularism, Fundamentalism and Religious Dialogue as Challenges of Global Society [Invited]
20 Mar 2013   Faculty of Theology, Sophia University, Tokyo
Identity, Conflict and Multiculturalism: Living Together in Cultural Freedom
International Conference on Alternative Reflection on Anti-Life Culture in the Globalized World,Sogang University, Seoul, Korea   19 May 2011   Institute of Life and Culture, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea,
‘Aggressive mission’ and ‘aggressive re-conversion (ghar-vapasi)’ -the issue of evangelization in anti-Christian violence in Orissa, India
AAS/ICAS International Convention, Hawaii Convnsion center, USA   2 Apr 2011   Association of Asian Studies
Secularist Ideology and Multicultural society: the reality of Hindu-Muslim co-existence in India
12 Jul 2008   

Research Grants & Projects

Atheism, Secularism, Fundamentalism and Religious Dialogue as Global Challenges
Sophia University Research Fund: 
Project Year: 2012       Investigator(s): Augustine Sali
Sasagawa Peace Foundation: Sasagawa Peace Foundation
Project Year: 2011 - 2012    Investigator(s): Shintaro Fukutake
Reports of Research, International Symposium etc
Sophia University Education Innovation Program
Project Year: 2010 - 2013    Investigator(s): John Joseph Puthenkalam, Augustine Sali
Global Development Studies-Developing Countries


Internation conference on Latin Language, Trivandrum India
Life Orientation Program for Higher Secondary School Students