School personnel information




Urdu Literature, Islamic Culture in South Asia

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  • 2007.10.01 - 2010.03.31, Research Institute for World Languages, Associate Professor

  • 2010.04.01 - 2012.03.31, Research Institute for World Languages, Professor

  • 2012.04.01 - , Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Professor

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Osaka University of Foreign Studies Graduate School, Division of Foreign Language  Completed M.A. 1989.03
Oriental College, University of the Punjab .  Completed M.A. 1991.12
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Area Studies  Completed 2019.03

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Osaka University of Foregin Studies, Part-Time Lecturer 1989.04 - 1989.09
Osaka University of Foregin Studies, Part-Time Lecturer 1992.01 - 1994.09
Special Assistant, Embassy of Japan, Pakistan 1994.10 - 1996.03
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Associate Professor 1999.01 - 2007.03
Jetro Institute of Developing Economy Researcher 1999.04 - 2000.03
Jetro Institute of Developing Economy Researcher 1999.04 - 2005.03
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Part-Time Lecturer 1999.07 - 1999.08
Institute for International Cooperation Japan International Cooperation Agency Researcher 2002.11 - 2003.06
Jetro Institute of Developing Economy Researcher 2003.05 - 2004.03
Jetro Institute of Developing Economy Researcher 2004.05 - 2005.03
Kyoto University 2007.04 - 2007.09
Observer of General Election in Pakistan, 2008. 2008.02

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  • A Study on Urdu Materials As Historical Sources

  • A Study on the Establishment of the Descriptive Grammar of Urdu

  • A Study How the Defference Between Hindi and Urdu Was Made

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • Japanese Association for South Asian Studies

  • The Association of Integrated Studies in Language and Society, Osaka University of Foreign Studies

  • Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Comment on Dr. Edwion P. Wieringa's "Not but Sword?ーSome Critical Reflection on the Contemporary Sanitized Myth of Java's Early Islamization"" , So YAMANE,International Symposium on "Rethinking the Proicess of Islamization in Java", 2018.07, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • "China's New Position in South Asia", So YAMANE,”Between Asias: inter-regional spaces"九州大学西新プラザ大会議室, 2017.12, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Comment on Asif Farrukhi's "A New Harvest of Anger: Reading an Alternative Narrative of Pakistan's Society in Contemporary Urdu Literature", So YAMANE,FINDAS International Workshop "Literary Intervention and Political Culture in South Asia", 2017.12, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Some Remarks on Muslim Society in Indonesia- From the Viewpoint of South Asian Studies, So YAMANE,2017年度「ジャワ語文献にみるジャワのイスラーム化再考」第2回研究会(大阪大学豊中キャンパス全学教育総合棟ステューデント・コモンズ セミナー室C), 2017.11, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Names of Restaurants as Religious Symbols, So YAMANE,'Contours of Culinary Transformations in South Asia' ICSSR (India)-JSPS (Japan) Bilateral Program , 2017.09, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

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  • Special, Urdu Works of Abu al-A'la Maududi An Annoted Bibliography, 2014.03

  • Dictionary, Faqir Muhammad Khan Goya. The Encyclopedia of Islam, So YAMANE, Brill, Leiden, ISSN, ISBN: 978-90-04-25265-3, 2013.03

  • Special, The Rise of the New Madrasas and the Decline of Tribal Leadership in FATA, Pakistan, "The Moral Economy of Madrasa", So YAMANE, Routledge, 2011.03

  • Special, Aazaad kii Inshaa parwaazii-Jadiid Urdu Nathar ke Imkaanaat' "Aazaad Sadii Maqaalaat", So Yamane, Deptt. of Urdu, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan, 2010.09

  • General, "For Those Studying Crosscultural Communications",' Education of National Language in the Multi-Lingual Society', So YAMANE, 2006.03

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Sitara-e Imtiyaz, So YAMANE, President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 2005.03

Media report 【 display / non-display

  • Negotiation Started between the Taliban and the US, NHK World, 2013.06

  • It was 'ishq' at first for this Japanese professor, the Hindu, 2013.01


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • JICA Seminar, Pakistan : The Fight Against Terrorism and the Efforts to Improve Relations with Afghanistan, 2016.04