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Matsumura Kazuo

マツムラ カズオ | Matsumura Kazuo
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Research field  (2): Cultural anthropology and folklore ,  Religious studies
Research keywords  (36): Mythological Theories ,  Japanese Mythology ,  History of Religions ,  Comparative Mythology ,  神話 ,  儀礼 ,  荒猟師 ,  黄道十二宮 ,  デーモン ,  占星術 ,  地中海 ,  コスモロジー ,  厳島 ,  妖怪 ,  伝承 ,  稚児伝承 ,  天 ,  住吉信仰 ,  女神 ,  1930年代 ,  キュベレ ,  洪水 ,  海洋他界 ,  セドナ ,  竜宮 ,  天人 ,  巨魚神話 ,  怨霊伝承 ,  船 ,  母神 ,  メルラン ,  風 ,  鳥 ,  世界観 ,  宗教学 ,  Religious Studies
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2011 - 2013 Reevaluation of the Contemporary Significance of the Research History by Non-Japanese Scholars on Japanese Mythology
  • 1997 - 2004 Comparative Eurasian Mythology
Papers (3):
  • MATSUMURA Kazuo. The Voyage of Yoshitsune to the Island of Yezo (On-zoshi shima watari): A Japanese Odyssey?. Power and Speech: Mythology of the Social and the Sacred. 2016. 205-216
  • MATSUMURA Kazuo. Heroic Sword God: A Possible Eurasian Origin of a Japanese Mythological Motif. Cosmos. 2015. 31. 27-49
  • MATSUMURA Kazuo. Nelly Naumann's Contribution to the Study of Japanese Religion and Mythology. Religious Studies Review. 2006. 32. 3. 163-168
MISC (24):
  • 現代メディアにおける「神話」. 現代宗教. 2008. 197-213
  • Nelly Naumann's Contribution to the Study of Japanese Religion and Myth. Religious Studies Review. 2006. 32. 3. 163-168
  • 異界の神話学:海の異界を中心に. 万葉古代文化研究所年報. 2005. 3. 176-181
  • アメリカ合衆国における神話とイメージ. 東西南北(和光大学総合文化研究所年報). 2004. 100-109
  • The Rise, Fall and Transformation of Daimon Worship. Iris:Centre de recherohe sur I'imaginaire-Umiversité Grrenoble 3. 2003. 25. 91-96
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Books (55):
  • ギリシア・ローマの死生観と死後世界
    河出書房新社 2017 ISBN:9784309625027
  • 神のかたち図鑑
    白水社 2016 ISBN:9784560095133
  • The Encyclopedia of the Goddess
    Hara Shobo 2015 ISBN:9784562051953
  • 神話のシルクロード
    楽瑯書院 2014
  • Sources of Mythology: Ancient and Contemporary Myths
    LIT Verlag 2014 ISBN:9783643904751
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Lectures and oral presentations  (14):
  • Yuru-kyara: Modern Manifestation of Basic Religious Substratum of Japan
    (XXIth World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions 2015)
  • The Voyage of Yoshitsune to the Island of Yezo: Japanese Immram?
    (Nineth Confrence of the International Association for Comparative Mythology 2015)
  • Heroic Sword God: A Possible Eurasian Origin of Japanese Mythological Motif
    (Eighth Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology 2014)
  • Warrior and Wander: Two Aspects of Heroic Mythology
    (Seventh Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology 2013)
  • Japanese Myth of the Kojiki as World Mythology
    (Sixth Conference of the International Association for Comparative Mythology 2012)
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Works (2):
  • ユーラシア諸神話の比較研究のためのヨーロッパと日本の宗教聖地の調査
    1998 -
  • fieldwork of religious sites of Europe and Japan for comparative studies of Euro-asiatic mythologies.
    1998 -
Education (4):
  • - 1986 The University of Tokyo
  • - 1986 The University of Tokyo Religious Studies
  • - 1976 Hitotsubashi University
  • - 1976 Hitotsubashi University
Professional career (1):
  • - (The University of Tokyo)
Work history (2):
  • 1999/04 - 2016/03 Department of Transcultural Studies Professor
  • 2011 - Wako University
Committee career (2):
  • 1979/04 - 現在 Japanese Association for Religious Studies director
  • 日本宗教学会理事
Association Membership(s) (2):
International Association for Comparative Mythology ,  日本宗教学会
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