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The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Area Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D.(University of Cambridge), M.A.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Published Papers

Stories of "Martyrs" in the Maha Gujarat Movement
Riho Isaka
International Journal of South Asian Studies   7 87-108   2015   [Refereed]
Patronage and Literature in Colonial Gujarat
Riho Isaka
International Journal of South Asian Studies   2 43-59   2009   [Refereed]
Different Meanings of Modernity in Colonial India: The Life and Thoughts of Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954)
Riho Isaka
Odysseus   (13) 15-28   2008
K.M. Munshi and the Notion of Aryan Culture
Riho Isaka
Odysseus   (9) 89-102   2004
The Perception of the Literary Tradition of Gujarat in the Late Nineteenth Century
Riho Isaka
Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies   (14) 1-19   2002   [Refereed]
Gujarati Intellectuals and History Writing in the Colonial Period
Riho Isaka
Economic and Political Weekly   37(48) 4867-4872   2002
Riho Isaka
South Asia   25(1) 1-19   2002   [Refereed]
M.K.Gandhi and the Problem of Language in India
Riho Isaka
Odysseus   (5) 132-145   2000

Books etc

Cities in South Asia
Crispin Bates and Minoru Mio (eds.) (Part:Contributor, The Multilingual City of Bombay and the Formation of Linguistic States, 1947-60)
Routledge   2015   
Gujarati Communities Across the Globe: Memory, Identity and Continuity
Sharmina Mawani and Anjoom Mukadam (eds) (Part:Contributor, Indian Nationalism and Gujarat Ni Asmita: KM Munshi on Language Problems)
Trentham Books   2012   
Beyond Representation: Colonial and Postcolonial Constructions of Indian Identity
Crispin Bates (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Gujarati Elites and the Construction of a Regional Identity in the Late Nineteenth Century)
Oxford University Press(Delhi)   2006   
Nature and Human Communities
Takeshi Sasaki (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Language and Education in Colonial and Post-colonial India)
Springer-Verlag   2004   

Research Grants & Projects

Jewish Communities in Modern India: Life History and the Idea of Nation
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): ISAKA Riho
Ideas of Food and Body in South Asia: Analyses of Cookbooks from the Medieval Times to the Present
Bilateral Program(JSPS-ICSSR)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): ISAKA Riho
Food Culture and Identity in Modern India
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): ISAKA Riho
History Writing in Modern India
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): ISAKA Riho
Regional Identities and Nationalism in Early Twentieth-Century India
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2000 - Mar 2002