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University of Shizuoka
Faculty of International Relations Department of International Languages and Cultures
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Letters(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Mar 2018
Project Associate Professor, U-PARL (The Uehiro Project for the Asian Research Library), the University of Tokyo Library System, The University of Tokyo
Oct 2011
Mar 2014
Project Assistant Professor, Center for Research and Development of Higher Education, the University of Tokyo
Sep 2007
Sep 2011
Project Researcher, Global COE Program, Development and Organization of Death and Life Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo


Apr 1996
Sep 2007
Doctoral Course (Religious Studies), Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Feb 2002
Feb 2005
Casual Affiliate in the Doctoral Program, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Art, University of Delhi
Apr 1994
Mar 1996
Master Course (Religious Studies), Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1990
Mar 1994
Religious Studies, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Tomizawa Kana, Kimura Taku, Narita Kentaro, Nagai Masakatsu, Nakamura Satoru, Fukusima Yukihiro
The journal of Information Science and Technology Association   68(3) 129-134   Mar 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Examining the Modern Usage of "Secularism" in the Times of India
Journal of Religious Studies   88(別冊) 353-355   Mar 2018
Prototyping of Digital Library and Application to Philological Studies of Rare Chinese Books and Calligraphic Models in U-PARL
Satoru Nakamura, Kentaro Narita, Masakatsu Nagai, Kana Tomizawa
IPSJ SIG Technical Report   2018-CH-116(5) 1-8   Jan 2018
Digital Archiving Policies in the Asia-Pacific States : Some Aspects of Integration and Linkage of Cultural Resource Information
Abe Takuya, Kato Satoshi, Kimura Taku, Tanishima Kanta, Tomizawa Kana, Miyamoto Takashi
Journal of information studies   (92) 27-68   Mar 2017
The Obelisk-shaped Tombs in India and the Appearance and Development of Modern Cemetery in the Late 18th Centyry
Journal of Religious Studies   88(別冊) 339-340   Mar 2015
How to Listen to the Words by Vivekananda Now
The Universal Gospel   55(3) 118-123   Mar 2014
Sympathy and Prejudice: Late 18th Century British “Orientalists” and Their Ambiguous Attitudes towards India
Orient on Orient: Images of Asia in Eurasian Countries, Scientific Research on Innovative Areas “Comparative Research on Major Regional Powers in Eurasia,” Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Comparative Studies on Regional Powers   (13) 133-144   Mar 2013
“Spirituality of India” and Orientalism: From the Use of the Term “Spirituality” in the 19th Century
Contemporary India   (3) 49-75   Feb 2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

Spirituality and the History of Religion, 2
Yoshio TSURUOKA, Hidetaka FUKASAWA (eds.) (Part:Joint Work, “Universality and the Concept of Spirituality in Modern India”)
Lithon   Jan 2012   ISBN:486376023X
Collective death and politics: Memorial constructions and Ritualizations
IKEZAWA Masaru, Anne BOUCHY (eds.) (Part:Joint Work, "The Commemoration of the British Dead in Colonial India: A Study on the Two Sites in Calcutta")
Akiyama Shoten   Oct 2010   ISBN:4870236184
What Is Religious History? 2
Hiroshi ICHIKAWA, Kazuko WATANABE (eds.) (Part:Joint Work, “The Discourses of British Orientalists on India and their Perspectives on Religion and Religious History”)
Lithon   Dec 2009   ISBN:4863760086

Research Grants & Projects

“The Development of Modern Expression of Religiosity in India and its Significance”
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Kana TOMIZAWA