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NAWA Katsuo

ナワ カツオ | NAWA Katsuo
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Homepage URL  (1): http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/faculty/prof/nawa.html
Research field  (1): Cultural anthropology/Folklore
Research keywords  (8): ethnography ,  language use ,  Nepal ,  Himalaya ,  social anthropology ,  ritual ,  ethnicity ,  cultural anthropology
Papers (12):
  • NAWA Katsuo. Triangulating the nation-state through translation: some reflections on ‘nation’, ‘ethnicity’, ‘religion’, and ‘language’ in modern Japan, Germany, and Nepal. Internationales Asienforum/ International Quarterly for Asian Studies. 2016. 47. 1-2. 11-31
  • NAWA Katsuo. Pollution, Ontological Equality, or Unthinkable Series? Notes on Theorizations of South Asian Societies by Three Japanese Anthropologists. International Journal of South Asian Studies. 2015. 7. 31-37
  • NAWA Katsuo. A Personal Account on the Status Quo of Sociocultural Anthropology in Japanese Language. Ajit K. Danda and Rajat K. Das (eds.) Alternative Voices of Anthropology: Golden Jubilee Symposium. Kolkata, Indian Anthropological Society. 2012. 152-177
  • NAWA Katsuo. Tradition, Pragmatism, and Multi-layered Explanations: The Case of Marriage Rituals in Byans, Far Wesetern Nepal. Kailash N. Pyakuryal (et al eds.), Social Sciences in a Multicultural World: Proceedings of the International Conference Held on 11-13 December 2006. Kathmandu: Sociological/Anghropological Society of Nepal (SASON). 2008. 188-195
  • NAWA Katsuo. Some Unintended Consequences of Ritual Change: The Case of Funerals in Chhangru, Byans, Far Western Nepal. Hiroshi Ishii, David N. Gellner, and Katsuo Nawa (eds.) Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2,Delhi: Manohar. 2007. 263-288
MISC (4):
  • NAWA Katsuo. [book review] Judith Pettigrew, 2013, Maoists at the Hearth: Everyday Life in Nepal’s Civil War. International Journal of Asian Studies. 2015. 12. 2. 239-241
  • NAWA Katsuo. [Book Review] Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka and Gerard Toffin, eds. 2011. The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas: Local Attachments and Boundary Dynamics; Marie Lecomte-Tilouine. 2009. Hindu Kingship, Ethnic Revival and Maoist Rebellion in Nepal. Contributions to Indian Sociology. 2014. 48. 2. 296-300
  • NAWA Katsuo. [Book Review] Ken'ichi Tachibana, (An Ethnography of <Other/Self> Representations: The Micro-Ontology of the Chepang, a Nepali Indigenous People); and Kazuyuki Watanabe, (Ethnographical Study of Sheep Herders: Resources Use and Social Relationships...). Studies in Nepali History and Society. 2012. 17. 1. 191-198
  • NAWA Katsuo. [Book Review] March, Kathryn S. "If Each Comes Halfway": Meeting Tamang Women in Nepal. Studies in Nepali History and Society. 2006. 11. 1. 193-198
Books (4):
  • Nepal, Byans oyobi Shuhenchiiki ni okeru Girei to Shakaihanchuni kansuru Minzokushiteki Kenkyu: Mouhitotuno ‘Kindai’no Fuchi (An Ethnographic Study on Rituals and Social Categories of Byans, Nepal and Adjacent Regions: Another Constellation of 'Modernity'
    Sangensha 2002 ISBN:4-88303-092-X
  • Nepalis Inside and Outside Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 1 (co-edited with Hiroshi Ishii and David N. Gellner)
    Manohar 2007 ISBN:8173046999
  • Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2 (Co-edited with Hiroshi Ishii and David N. Gellner)
    Manohar 2007 ISBN:8173047294
  • Catalogue of the Japan-Nepal Society Collection owned by the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
    Research and Information Center for Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo 2013 ISBN:978-4-903235-24-0
Lectures and oral presentations  (1):
  • 識字者が標準規範なしに母語で書く時-ネパール、ビャンス及び周辺地域のランを事例に
    ("Standard Norms in Written Languages: Historical and Comparative Studies between East and west" Inner Mongolia University, Huhhot 2014)
Professional career (2):
  • MA (The University of Tokyo)
  • PhD (The University of Tokyo)
Committee career (1):
  • 2012 - 現在 Asian Anthropology co-editor
Association Membership(s) (5):
Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies ,  Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology ,  The Japanese Association for South Asian Studies ,  Royal Anthropological Institute ,  American Anthropological Association
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