Cross-regional Studies・Associate Professor
Malaysian studies, Media studies
Research Interests / Keywords
・Area studies of disaster risk management
・Film and society of Southeast Asia
・Society and history of the Malay world through Jawi documents
|Area studies of disaster risk management|
This project is a study on disaster management reconstruction/rehabilitation process with humanities and social sciences approach. Currently the project considers the possibility of expanding the research subject to other disasters. The project also study the collection of disaster information using information technology and its practical application.
|Film and society of Southeast Asia|
Critically consider the theory that publications played an important role in the process of fostering community awareness among diverse people with different cultural backgrounds. Therefore, attention is focused on performing arts and movies as a medium through which thought propagates in a society where various languages and letters are used in a period when literacy rate is low.
|Society and history of the Malay world through Jawi documents|
The Jawi documents are valuable materials to know an alternative history different from the success story of the mainstreams in the countries in the Malay world. But they are rarely used by today’s local readers, partly because they are written in Arabic letters, and partly because they are not systematically collected and kept in libraries and archives. This project collects Jawi documents published in 20th century, transcribes Jawi scripts into Latin scripts, publishes the database of articles, and rebuilds the contemporary history of the Malay world during the nation building period by using the materials.
|Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)||多民族国家マレーシアの社会秩序再編における非正規滞在者の役割||2016 – 2019|
|Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)||Hybridity and Border-Crossing in Producing and Circulating Films in 20th Century Southeast Asia||2016 – 2019|