KIMURA Toshiaki

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2006 to Jun 2007

University Affiliation

Kimura Toshiaki is an Associate Professor of the Department of Religious Studies at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.  He got his M.A. and Ph.D. from Tohoku University.  His research has been focused on Indonesian society and religion, and has conducted his field work in Medan, capital city of North Sumatra province since 1995.  While at the Harvard-Yenching Institute as a visiting scholar, he conducted a research project entitled “Religion, Identity and the Image of the others in a Southeast Asian Metropolitan City.”

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