Kenichiro Takao

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Name
Kenichiro Takao
Nickname
handle0144305
Affiliation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Job title
PD Research Fellow
Degree
Doctor of Theology(Doshisha University)
Other affiliation
The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Research funding number
20785480

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
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Research Fellow, Middle East Institute of Japan
 
Apr 2019
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Junior Fellow, The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
Jan 2019
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Mar 2019
Affiliate Research Fellow, Middle East Institute of Japan
 
Oct 2018
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Mar 2019
Part-time lecturer, Open University of Japan
 
Sep 2018
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Mar 2019
Part-time lecturer, Wayo Women's University
 
Apr 2017
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Part-time lecturer, Tsuda University
 
Apr 2017
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Part-time lecturer, Gakushuin Women's College
 
Apr 2016
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Mar 2019
PD Research Fellow, The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Oct 2017
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Mar 2018
Part-time lecturer, Open University of Japan
 
Oct 2016
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Mar 2017
Part-time lecturer, Open University of Japan
 

Published Papers

 
"Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice as the Founding Ideology for Saudi Arabia and Iran"
Kenichiro Takao
Bulletin of Gakushuin Women's College   21 69-81   Mar 2019
"Sufism between Politics and Spirituality: Shaykh Aḥmad Kuftārū and Syrian Ba'th"
Kenichiro Takao
Islamic Studies and Study of Sufism in Academia: Rethinking Methodologies (Kyoto Kenan Rifai Sufi Studies Series, TONAGA Yasushi & FUJII Chiaki (eds.))   3 203-216   Mar 2019   [Invited]
"'Reforsm' and the Religious Establishment in Saudi Arabia"
Kenichiro Takao
Journal of Middle Eastern Studies   534 33-44   Jan 2019   [Invited]
"'Religious Police' in Contemporary Muslim Society: the Case of Aceh, Indonesia"
Kenichiro Takao
Bulletin of Gakushuin Women's College   20 63-77   Mar 2018

Misc

 
"Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice as a Founding Ideology: The Case of Saudi Arabia and Iran"
Kenichiro Takao
92(別冊) 258-259   Mar 2019
Book Review: Religion and State in Iran(Kenji KURODA)
Kenichiro Takao
Religion and Society   22 65-68   Jun 2016   [Invited]
Doctoral Theses in Middle East Studies: The Islamic Tradition in Modern Syria: The Case of Ahmad Kuftaru
Kenichiro Takao
Annals of Japan Association for Middle East Studies   31(1) 125-128   Jul 2015
"Japan-Saudi Arabia Society Bulletin"
Kenichiro Takao
228 21-22   Mar 2013   [Invited]
"Encyclopedia of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia"
Kenichiro Takao
Journal of Kyoto Association of Jewish Thought   3 104-106   Dec 2012   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Islamic Religious Police
Kenichiro Takao
Akishobo   Sep 2018   ISBN:978-4750515618
Under the Black Flag : At the Frontier of the New Jihad
Sami Moubayed (Part:Joint Translation)
Sep 2016   ISBN:978-4-7917-6946-9
"Western Discourse on Sufism in the Epistemological Context" in Mohammad H. Faghfoory & Golam Dastagir (eds.), Sufism and Social Integration: Connecting Hearts, Crossing Boundaries
Kenichiro TAKAO (Part:Joint Work, 427-442)
Chicago: KAZI Publications   2015   
Basic Bibliography on Modern Sufism: SIAS Working Paper Series vol.16
Kenichiro Takao
Islamic Area Studies Center at Sophia University (SIAS)   Mar 2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"Transition of Discourse on an ‘Official’ Islam in Saudi Arabia"
Kenichiro Takao
The 28th Meeting at Toyo University, Tokyo   12 May 2019   
"Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice as the Founding Ideology: Cases of Saudi Arabia and Iran"
Kenichiro Takao
The 77th Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies   9 Sep 2018   
“Exclusion of Sufism from Western discourses on Islamophobia” [Invited]
Kenichiro Takao
Sufism and Zen in the modern Western world: Spiritual marriage of East and West or Western cultural hegemony?: Theology and Religious Studies, University of Glasgow   8 Dec 2017   
"Moral Policing in Modern Muslim Society: the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, and Religious Police"
Kenichiro Takao
76th Conference of Japanese Association for Religious Studies   17 Sep 2017   
"The Development of Ḥisba in Today’s Muslim Society: “Religious Police” and their Scope of Operation" (supported by Grant-in-Aid in 2017 for The Japan Science Society (Scientific Sasakawa Grants for Science Fellows: SGSF))
Kenichiro Takao
The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Commission on the Middle East   12 Aug 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Cross-Regional Study of Public Morality, Violence and Ruling Authority in Modern Muslim Society
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (18H00613)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Kenichiro TAKAO
Study of Cross-Regional Network among Muslim Intellectuals in Modern: Ulama and Sufi Interactions among Uzbekistan, Syria and Libya
Collaborative Network-based Projects, National Institute for the Humanities (NIHU): 
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Kenichiro Takao
"Discourse Analysis on the Relationship between Sufism and Islamophobia in the West Today"
The Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education: 
Project Year: Feb 2019 - Jan 2020    Investigator(s): Kenichiro Takao
Research on Islam and the Governance of Society: Case of al-Hisba
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows (16J01130)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Kenichiro TAKAO
"A Multi-faceted Analysis of Public Morality, Violence, and Ruling Authority in Modern Muslim Societies"
The Institute of Islamic Area Studies at Waseda University,: Public Participation
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Kenichiro Takao