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INABA Keishin


altruism, civil society, religion as social capital

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  • 2010.04.01 - 2016.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2016.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

  • 2012.10.01 - 2019.03.31, Institute for Academic Initiatives

  • 2018.01.01 - , Osaka University

  • 2019.04.01 - , Osaka University

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The University of Tokyo Faculty of Literature Religious Studies Graduated 1995.03
University of London Theology and Religious Studies  Completed Ph.D. Sociology of Religion 2000.06

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Kobe University, Faculty of Human Development, Associate Professor 2003.04 - 2007.03
Kobe University, Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Associate Professor 2007.04 - 2010.03
Osaka University, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor 2010.04 - 2016.03

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  • altruism, civil society, religion as social capital
    Sociology-related, Religious studies-related, Disaster prevention engineering-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • Japanese Association for Religious Studies

  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society

  • International Society for the Sociology of Religion

  • The Japan Sociological Society


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Coincidentia Oppositorum by intermediaries in an art project in the stricken area :Based on the experience of Composium Kesennuma, YAGI Kageyuki, SHEN Yiqing, WANG Wenjie, INABA keishin, Japan Society for Disaster Recovery and Revitalization, 23-24, 2019.11, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Social Capital and the Role of Religion in Reconstruction after Disaster, Keishin Inaba, Kyoungsun PARK & Wenjie WANG, The 80th Association for the Sociology of Religion Annual Conference, 2018.08, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Religious Altruism, Keishin INABA, Osaka Human Sciences,(2) 73-84, 2016.03, Papers

  • Religion's Response to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Northeastern Japa, 稲場圭信, 大阪大学大学院人間科学研究科紀要,42 43-59, 2016.02, Papers

  • Religious Altruism and Its Contribution to Society, Keishin Inaba, Dharma World,42 15-17, 2015.04, Papers

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  • Special, Unity in diversity in SGI-USA, Akira Kawabata, Keishin Inaba, Shinyosha, ISBN, 9784788515529, 2018.01

  • Special, Altruism and Religion, INABA Keishin, Kobundo, ISBN, 4335160674, 2011.11

  • Special, 'Religion and Altruism', The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, Peter B. Clarke ed.,, Oxford University Press, 2009.01

  • Special, The Practice of Altruism: Caring and Religion in Global Perspective, Ruben Habito & Keishin Inaba eds, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006.06

  • Special, Altruism in New Religious Movements: The Jesus Army and the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order in Britain, Keishin INABA, Daigakukyoiku Shuppan, ISBN, 4887306040, 2004.12

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