About Cultural Creation Course

Students will learn about the fundamental elements and approaches in regional research, and obtain wide-ranging specialist knowledge on the south Asia region and global culture. They will also develop the ability to address comprehensive issue resolution, including regional comparisons and developmental issues.

Academic Mentors

Name and AffiliationResearch Topics

OKAHASHI Hidenori
Affiliation: Program Coordinator / Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Division of Humanities
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Human Geography, Economic Geography, and Contemporary India Area Studies

TOMOZAWA Kazuo
Affiliation: Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Division of Humanities/ Director of the Center for Contemporary India Studies
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Human Geography with emphasis on Economic Geography and Urban Geography

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KAWANISHI Hidemichi
Affiliation: Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Division of Humanities
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Comparative Studies of Japanese Culture, Local history of Japan and Modern history of Japan, Japanese History

OTA Atsushi
Affiliation:
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History
East Asian history, Southeast Asian history, and historical relations between these regions and Japan

FUNCK, Carolin
Affiliation: Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
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Tourism Geography
Sustainable tourism
Marine leisure and tourism
Tourism development in Japan
Citizen participation in urban development in Japan and Germany

Maharjan

MAHARJAN, Keshav Lall
Affiliation: Professor, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Division of Educational Development and Cultural and Regional Studies
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Regional Research in South Asia
Rural Economics; issues related to agricultural economy and rural dynamics
South Asian Studies; issues related to socio-economy of South Asia

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SEKI Koki

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Division of Educational Development and Cultural and Regional Studies
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Cultural Anthropology
Area Studies of Southeast Asia, Cultural Anthropology of Development, Environment, and Peace

togawa

TOGAWA Masahiko
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Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology of South Asia
Comparative Studies on Asian Cultures
Theories and Practices of Regional Studies related to the issues of
Development, Conflict, and Religion

NAKAYA Ayami

Affiliation: Associate Professor, International Center and Graduate School for Education, Program in Education and Human Science
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Comparative and International Education

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KUMAHARA Yasuhiro
Affiliation: Associate Professor of the Graduate School of Education, Research Center for Regional Geography
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Physical Geography, Geomorphology

Special Appointment Members

Name and AffiliationResearch Topics

ISHIKAWA Nao
Affiliation: Special-Appointment Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters
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Creation of Regional Culture

Chin Lin
Affiliation: Special-Appointment Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Letters

Regional research in a disadvantaged region

Niraj Prakash Joshi
Affiliation: Special-Appointment Associate Professor, IDEC

Regional research in a disadvantaged region