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Religion and Global Security


2019 Research book (PDF: 1.3MB)


2001.03  Completion of the doctoral course in Middle East studies, The University of Tokyo(UTokyo)
2001.04  Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
2004.04  Associate Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies and Graduate
              University for Advanced Studies 2007.12 Visiting Professor, Alexandria University(-2008.03)
2008.10  Associate Professor, RCAST, UTokyo
2009.10  Visiting Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars(-2009.12)
2010.04  Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge(-2010.09)
2018.10  Professor, RCAST, UTokyo

Research Interests

Researches on the role of Islam in global political society are conducted from the history of political thought and social theory approaches. Topics covered are as follows:
Islamic political thought in its contemporary development; Influences of Islam on the political action and mobilization in the Muslim world; Analysis of the formation of global Muslim public sphere; Islamic theory of state, power and legitimacy; Human responsibility to God and society; Islamic theory of war and peace; Islamic influence to the international politics of the Middle East and North Africa; theories of Islamic science and technology; theory of Islamic economics.

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