TANABE Akio

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Name
TANABE Akio
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number
30262215

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 
2004
 - 
2009
 Associate Professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
 
2009
   
 
-Associate Professor, Graduate School of Asian African Area Studies, Kyoto University
 
1998
 - 
2004
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Asian African Area Studies, Kyoto University
 
1993
 - 
1998
Tenured Research Associate, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Institute for the Study of Languages and Culture of Asia and Africa,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1990
Graduate School, Division of General Culture, The University of Tokyo
 
 
 - 
1988
Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo
 

Published Papers

 
Akio Tanabe
The Kyoto Manifesto for Global Economics   179   2018   [Refereed]
Conditions of 'Developmental Democracy: New Logic of Inclusion and Exclusion in Globalizing India
TANABE Akio
Rethinking Social Exclusion in India   11-29   Aug 2017
Islamicate Transculturation and Local Societies: Comparative Perspective on Thirteenth-Sixteenth Century South Asia and Southeast Asia
TANABE Akio
State Formation and Social Integration in Pre-modern South and Southeast Asia   337-343   Mar 2017
The Future of Japan-Indian Exchanges: The Diversity and Universality of Language Culture
TANABE Akio
Bungaku, Gogaku   218 45-55   2017
Vernacular democracy and politics of relationships: A subalternate perspective on contemporary India
TANABE Akio
Rethinking Religion, Ethics, and Political Economy   39-51   2017
田辺 明生
現代インド研究 = Contemporary India   5 167-196   Feb 2015
Masayuki Usuda's Nationalism and Spirituality in Modern Bengal makes us aware of the profound potentiality of historiography that lies in between the human sciences and literature. The book renews and enriches our understanding of nationalism in m...
The Expansion and Reconstitution of Democracy: The Emergence of Vernacular Democracy
TANABE Akio
Deepening Democracy, Contemporary India   3 27-49   2015
Akio Tanabe
Human and International Security in India   175-184   2015   [Refereed]
Linga and Phallus: For the Liberation of Fetishism from Colonialism
TANABE Akio
Research in Fetishism Vol.2: Things beyond Border   69-93   2014
The Transformation of Indian Nationalist Movement
TANABE Akio
The World War   1 101-124   2014   [Refereed]
Religion and Public Sphere in Contemporary India
TANABE Akio
Religion and Public Space   235-260   2014
Modern India and Islamic World: Representative Politics and Transnational People’s Movement
TANABE Akio
South Asia and Islam   37-50   2013
Transculturation and Nationalism: Gandhi’s Swaraj of the Body and the Polity
TANABE Akio
Humanities of the Contact Zone vol.4   4 101-127   2013
Politics of Relationships: Glocal Network of Development and Life
TANABE Akio
Reconstructing Humanosphere   333-371   2012
田辺 明生
アステイオン   (77) 82-98   2012
“King, Goddesses and Jagannath: Regional Patriotism and Sub-regional and Local Identities in Early Modern Orissa.”
Akio Tanabe
Georg Berkemer and Hermann Kulke eds. Centres Out There? Facets of Subregional Identities in Orissa, India. New Delhi: Manohar.   227-253   Apr 2011
田辺 明生
現代インド研究   1 1-17   Mar 2011
Akio Tanabe
PsycEXTRA Dataset      2010   [Refereed]
Cultural Politics of Life : Biomoral H umanosphere and Vernacular Democracy in Rural Orissa, India
Akio Tanabe
Southeast Asian Studies   42 1-25   Mar 2009
Transformation of Local Society under Colonialism in Orissa, India: A Perspective of Historical Anthropology
TANABE Akio
Reconstructing Humanosphere   98 1-79   2009
Tanabe Akio
Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology.   33(3) 329-358   2009
Democracy: In order to live together respecting differences
TANABE Akio
Looking at the World through Anthropology: Medicine, Life, Politics and Economics   205-226   2008
田辺 明生
Bulletin of the Society for Western and Southern Asiatic Studies,Kyoto University.   (69) 33-58   2008
加瀬澤 雅人, 田辺 明生
Kyoto bulletin of Islamic area studies   1(2) 300-313   Dec 2007
Altar of power: The temple and the state in the land of Jagannatha
Tanabe Akio
INDIAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY REVIEW   44(4) 517-521   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
The AghriA: A peasant caste on a tribal frontier
Tanabe Akio
INDIAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY REVIEW   44(4) 517-521   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
A. Tanabe
American Ethnologist   34(3) 558-574   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
"Understanding Ethical Basis of Local Democracy: Towards Post-Postcolonial Transformation in Rural Orissa, India."
Akio Tanabe
In Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal, edited by Hiroshi Ishii, David Gellner and Katsuro Nawa, 131-65. New Delhi: Manohar.   131-65   Jun 2007
A. Tanabe
Modern Asian Studies   40 761-796   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
TANABE Akio
Japanese journal of cultural anthropology   71(1) 94-118   Jun 2006
This article aims to investigate the potentiality of intermediate spheres, with particular reference to India. It addresses the relevance of intermediate spheres in the context of today's world, where the functions and agents of politics are under...
"Democracy and Development in Agrarian India: An Anthropological Reflection on Rural Political Economy."
Akio Tanabe
In Democracy and Development in South Asia: East Asian Comparative Perspectives, edited by Nobuko Nagasaki, 26-52. Kyoto: Ryukoku University.   26-52   Feb 2006
A. Tanabe
South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies   28(3) 345-385   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
History in Ritual and Ritual in History
TANABE Akio
Theory and Education   (18) 19-29   2005
Two genealogies of modern racism and their interactions: Race in the context of global connection of regions
TANABE Akio
Is the Concept of Race Universal   205-226   2005
State formation in the periphery: An example from Khurda, Orissa.
TANABE Akio
Birth of Early Kingship II: Southeast Asia, South Asia and America   116-133   2003
"The Sacrificer State and Sacrificial Community: Kingship in Early Modern Khurda, Orissa Seen through a Local Ritual."
Akio Tanabe
In Sharing Sovereignty: The Little Kingdom in South Asia, edited by Georg Berkemer and Margret Frenz, 115-35. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag.      2003
Eros in Difference and Identity – Possibility of gender in India
TANABE Akio
Identity: Deconstruction and Reconstruction   (3) 259-280   2002
Postmodern problem and South Asia
TANABE Akio
Introduction to Area Studies   (1) 277-305   2002
"Moral Society, Political Society and Civil Society in Post-Colonial India: A View from Orissan Locality."
Akio Tanabe
Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies 14: 40-67.      2002
田辺 明生
Asian and African area studies   (1) 129-154   2001
Early Modernity and Colonial Transformation: Rethinking the Role of the Little King in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Orissa
TANABE Akio
Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies   22   2000
Structural Changes in South Asia: From Micro Point of View
TANABE Akio
The Political History of Land Ownership   125-155   1999
"Kingship, Community and Commerce in Late Pre-Colonial Khurda."
Akio Tanabe
In Kingship in Indian History, edited by Noboru Karashima, 195-236. New Delhi: Manohar.   195-236   1999
"Kingship and Caste: The Relationship between King/Dominant Caste and the Brahman Reconsidered."
Akio Tanabe
In Rituals as Popular Culture: Towards Historico-Anthropological Understanding of Modern Indian Society, edited by Steering Committee of the Research Project, 201-30. Tokyo: Institutions, Networks and Forces of Changes in Contemporary South Asia.   201-230   1999
The Transformation of Śakti: Gender and Sexuality in the Festival of Goddess Ramachandi
Akio Tanabe
Senri Ethnological Studies   50 137-168   1999
Ethnohistory of Land and Identity in Khurda, Orissa : From Pre-colonial Past to Post-colonial Present
Akio Tanabe
アジア・アフリカ言語文化研究   (56) 75-112   1998
A System of Co-habitation: the Case of Manitri Fort in Khurda Kingdom
TANABE Akio
Regional History of Peoples   278-330   1997
The Politics of Tradition: the Attempts at Formation of National Culture and its Effects
TANABE Akio
Ritual and Performance   175-207   1997
"Indigenous Power, Hierarchy and Dominance: State Formation in Orissa, India."
Akio Tanabe
In Ideology and the Emergence of the Early State, edited by H. J. M. Claessen and J. G. Oosten, 154-65. The Hague: E.J. Brill.   154-165   1996
Purity, Auspiciousness, Power: Structure of Multiple Values in Orissan Society, India
TANABE Akio
Refinement and Barbarism: Values Constructing Social Relations   169-186   1995
Remaking Tradition : The State Government and Martial Arts Competition in Orissa, India
Akio Tanabe
アジア・アフリカ言語文化研究   48 221-241   1995
Tribals in Orissa: a Case from a Regional Society
TANABE Akio
History, Thought and Structure, Series on Caste and Untouchable   (1) 425-439   1994
The Transformation of Power: the Festival of the Goddess Ramachandi in Orissa, India
TANABE Akio
The Japanese Journal of Ethnology   58(2) 170-197   1993
Kingship and Caste: the Brahman-King/Dominant Caste Relationship Reconsidered
TANABE Akio
The Japanese Journal of Ethnology   55(2) 125-148   1990

Misc

 
田辺 明生, 水島 司, 岡橋 秀典, 三尾 稔, 粟屋 利江, 長崎 暢子, 杉原 薫, 堀本 武功, 柳澤 悠
現代インド研究   3 1-21   Feb 2013
加瀬澤 雅人, 田辺 明生
Kyoto Working Papers on Area Studies: G-COE Series   43 1-85   Mar 2009
This is a proceedings of the workshop "Network between the Technological and the Social: Research Agenda and Perspective" held on 14th December, 2007 at Kyoto University. This workshop was held as a part of the Global Center of Excellence (G-COE) ...
Tanabe Akio
Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   2008(0) 14-14   2008
リンガ・ヨーニは、男女交合による豊饒のシンボルではなく、「女陰に生えた男根」のイコン的表象である。それは、フェティッシュの定義である「母のファルス」に等しい。植民地主義的言説は、西洋とインドの差異を認めつつ否認するのであり、フェティシズムと同様に、自己と他者の差異と同一性の揺れがある。リンガ・ヨーニの不二的関係性を理解することは、フェティシズムを植民地的な束縛から解放するために必要なことである。

Books etc

 
Bates Crispin, 田辺 明生, 三尾 稔
Routledge   2016   ISBN:9781138908666
Neyazi Taberez Ahmed, 田辺 明生, 石坂 晋哉
Routledge   2014   ISBN:9780415738675
Patricio N.Abinales, Ishikawa Noboru, Tanabe Akio
〔京都大学学術出版会〕   Apr 2005   ISBN:487698462X
田辺 明生, 中溝 和弥, 石坂 晋哉, 福内 千絵, Kyoto University. Global COE Program "In Search of Sustainable Humanosphere in Asia and Africa"
Center for the study of contemporary India at Kyoto University (KINDAS), NIHU Program Contemporary India Area Studies (INDAS) : Kyoto University Global COE Program (G-COE), In Search of Sustainable Humanosphere in Asia and Africa   2012   
The State in India: Past and Present (co-edited with Masaaki Kimura), Introduced and contributed a chapter “Early Modernity and Colonial Transformation: Rethinking the Role of the Little King in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Orissa”.
木村雅昭・田辺明生編
New Delhi: Oxford University Press   Jan 2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
“Anti-Racism and Spiritual Universalism: Connection and Diversion of Transnational Nationalisms of Japan and India in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries”
TANABE Akio
International Seminar “Race and Racism”   12 Mar 2018   
“Is there a South Asian path of development? Comparative attempts on shapes of Asia”
TANABE Akio
“Shaping Asia/s Connectivities, Comparisons, Collaborations”   6 Feb 2018   
“Genealogies of ‘Paika Rebellion’: Heterogeneities and Linkages”
TANABE Akio
Key Speaker at National History Symposium“Paika Rebellion: A Forgotten Era of Indian Freedom Struggle”   21 Oct 2017   
“Vernacular democracy and politics of relationships: A subalternate perspective on contemporary India”
TANABE Akio
“Vernacular democracy and politics of relationships: A subalternate perspective on contemporary India”   5 Sep 2017   
“Locating Odisha and Japan in the World”
TANABE Akio
3 Aug 2017   Utkal University
“Various Forms of Money-use in Early Modern India: Money that Connects Diversities in Market, Society and Polity,”
TANABE Akio
The Variety of Exchange and the Character of Money, L'École Normale Supérieure   17 Nov 2016   
“‘Being’, the Spiritual Source of Human Creativity: Affirmation of Diversity through Ontological Equality in India”
TANABE Akio
International Symposium, “Being Now: Community, Humanity and the Sacred: Platform for a New Economics”   5 Jun 2016   
“Vernacular democracy and politics of relationships: A subalternate perspective on contemporary India,”
TANABE Akio
Rethinking Religion, Ethics, and Political Economy in India and Sri Lanka: Critical perspectives from Japan Workshop   16 Feb 2016   
“Socio-Economic Structure of the Local Community in Orissa in the Early Modern Period,”
TANABE Akio
International Symposium on Economic History (Inaugural Symposium celebrating the Collaboration of Indo-Japan Historical Studies)   5 Jan 2016   
“Understanding the South Asian path of development and democratization: Four perspectives on contemporary India”
TANABE Akio
The 9th International Convention   9 Jul 2015   
“Ways of Ending History for New Beginnings: Viewpoints from Japan and India”
TANABE Akio
Perspectives, Dialogues and Challenges: India, Japan And The Making of Modern Asia   13 Dec 2014   SNU-INDAS
“Dharma as a Search for Well-being: On the Process of Norm-Remaking”
TANABE Akio
In Search of Well-being: Genealogies of Religion and Politics in India   14 Dec 2013   INDAS
"Connection, Friction and Vibrancy: Vernacular Democracy, Circumfluent Economy and Globalization in Contemporary Rural Odisha, India"
TANABE Akio (with Yumiko Tokita-Tanabe)
Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World: Disentangling Dichotomies, Querying Unities   8 Nov 2011   
"Indian Politics at the Crossroads: Representation, Participation and Vernacular Democracy"
TANABE Akio
XIth Conference of Indian Congress of Asian & Pacific Studies (ICAPS)   5 Sep 2011   Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur (IDSJ)
"Connection, Friction and Vibrancy:Vernacular Democracy, Circumfluent Economy and Globalization in Contemporary Rural Odisha, India" (with Yumiko Tokita-Tanabe)
Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World: Disentangling Dichotomies, Querying Unities   8 Jul 2011   International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
"Caste and Vernacular Democracy: Post-postcolonial Transformation in Rural India"
TANABE Akio
23 Nov 2010   Faculty of Social Sciences of the Universidad de Chile
“Vernacular Democracy and Circumfluent Economy in Contemporary India”
TANABE Akio
American Anthropological Association 109th Annual Meeting   17 Nov 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Anthropological Studies on South Asian Culture and society