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OBA Aya

オオバ アヤ | OBA Aya
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Homepage URL  (2): https://kaken.nii.ac.jp/ja/grant/KAKENHI-PROJECT-17J07250/https://kaken.nii.ac.jp/en/grant/KAKENHI-PROJECT-17J07250/
Research field  (4): Local studies ,  Cultural anthropology and folklore ,  Religious studies ,  Sociology
Research keywords  (10): East Asia ,  Yamagata ,  Movement to Improve Living Standards ,  New Life Movement ,  Religious Studies ,  Sociology ,  Sociology of Religion ,  Keiyaku-ko ,  Local Community ,  Funeral
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (3):
  • 2020 - 2021 Ideals and Reality: Simplification of Weddings and Funerals in the Prewar Movements for Living Standard Improvements
  • 2017 - 2020 A Case Study of Funeral and Burial Customs in Modern East Asia: A Comparison of Japan, China and Taiwan
  • 2016 - 2020 Gendai Nihon ni okeru Shisha Girei no Yukue: Seija to Shisha no Kyoudousei no Kouchiku o Mezashite
Papers (11):
  • Aya OBA. The Simplification of Weddings and Funerals in the New Life Movement: Spontaneous Activities Toward Co-Buying and Sharing by Local Residents. Religion and Society. 2021. 27. 17-31
  • Aya OBA. Dynamics of Changes in Funerals: A Study of the Union and Reorganization of Keiyaku Ko in Mogami, Yamagata. Journal of Religious Studies. 2021. 95. 1. 75-99
  • 大場あや. 石川県における「生活改善」と冠婚葬祭の簡素化-類型化の試み-. 一般社団法人冠婚葬祭文化振興財団冠婚葬祭総合研究所論文集. 2021. 令和2年度. 42-66
  • Aya OBA. Development of the New Life Movement in Niigata: Focusing on the Practices of the Simplification of Weddings and Funerals. Journal of the Ceremonial Occasions Research Institute. 2020. 令和元年度. 46-52
  • Aya OBA. Migration and Mutual Aid System for Funerals: The Case of Keiyaku-ko in Mogami, Yamagata. 2020
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MISC (12):
  • Aya OBA. The New Life Movement in Post-war Japan: Simplification of Weddings and Funerals (Summary). Journal of Religious Studies. 2021. 94. 4. 106-108
  • Aya OBA. Book Reviews : MORIOKA Kiyomi, Shinshu Kyodan to "Ie" Seido (New Edition). Religion and Society. 2020. 26. 123-123
  • Aya OBA. "Religiously Floating Population" and Kotsu-butsu: the Significance as a Pioneering Research. Religion and Society. 2020. 26. 101-103
  • Aya OBA. Condolence Money and the Simplification of Funerals: The New Life Movement in Post-War Gunma and Tochigi. Journal of Religious Studies. 2020. 93. 4. 372-373
  • Aya OBA. "Improving Living Standards" and Simplifying Funerals: Development of the New Life Movement in Post-war Yamagata (Summary). Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of Korea-Japan Academic Forum for the Next Generation. 2019. 178-181
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Books (1):
  • "Secularization Theory and Rational Choice Theory" in Terada, Y., Tsukada, H., Kawamata, T., Kojima, N.(ed.), Religious Changes in Modern Japan: the Empirical Studies in Sociology of Religion
    Harvest 2016 ISBN:9784863390782
Lectures and oral presentations  (18):
  • Changes in Traditional Wedding and Funeral Customs by Local Residents: The New Life Movement in Post-war Japan
    (The 2021 Annual Meeting of the EASSSR 2021)
  • Improvement of Condolence Money and Reciprocity in the New Life Movement: The Case of Post-war Gunma
    (The 93rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society (Organized by Mutsuyama University) 2020)
  • The New Life Movement in Post-war Japan: Simplification of Weddings and Funerals
    (The 79th Annual Convention of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies (Organized by Komazawa University) 2020)
  • Political shift and the New Life Movement in post-war Japan: Simplification of weddings and funerals (Panel: Religions and Religious Cultures in Modern Japan: Government’s Policy Changes and Their Impact)
    (The 22nd World Congress of the IAHR (canceled) 2020)
  • Buddha of Cremains: A “New” Type of Grave in Japan
    (The 22nd World Congress of the IAHR (canceled) 2020)
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Education (3):
  • 2017 - 2020 Taisho University Graduate School Major in Religious Studies
  • 2015 - 2017 Taisho University Graduate School Major in Religious Studies
  • 2010 - 2014 Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Major in Urdu, Department of South and West Asian Studies
Professional career (2):
  • B.A. in Language and Area Studies (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • M.A. in Literature (Taisho University Graduate School)
Work history (7):
  • 2020/04 - 現在 Taisho University Lecturer (part-time)
  • 2020/04 - 現在 National Museum of Japanese History Collaborative Researcher
  • 2020/04 - 現在 Kokugakuin University The Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, the Organization for the Advancement of Research and Development Research Assistant
  • 2020/04 - 2021/03 Taisho University DAC Teaching Assistant
  • 2017/04 - 2020/03 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1)
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Committee career (1):
  • 2018/04 - 現在 The Religious Studies Institute of Taisho University Officer
Awards (1):
  • 2017/03 - Taisho University 2016 President’s Award
Association Membership(s) (6):
East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (EASSSR) ,  The Japan Sociological Society (JSS) ,  The Folklore Society of Tohoku ,  The Japanese Association for Religious Studies (JARS) ,  The Religious Studies Institute of Taisho University ,  The Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society (JASRS)
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