Position:Associate Professor

MAIL: yama [at] cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Research Departments

Cross-regional Studies


Area Studies of Southeast Asia

Research Interests

Nationalism, ethnicity and regionalism in Malaysia / Social memory and disaster resilience in Southeast Asia / Digital Archiving of Jawi documents / Hybridity in films and society in Southeast Asia / Methodology and history of Area Studies


  • David Lim & Yamamoto Hiroyuki (eds.). Film in Contemporary Southeast Asia: Cultural Interpretation and Social Intervention. Routledge. 2011.
  • Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Anthony Milner, Midori Kawashima & Kazuhiro Arai (eds.). Bangsa and Umma: Development of People-Grouping Concepts in Islamized Southeast Asia. Kyoto University Press. 2011.



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