School personnel information




New Indo-Aryan, Dakhini Urdu, Bengali, Caryapada, Newari Literature, Hindustani Music



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  • 2011.04.01 - 2012.03.31, Research Institute for World Languages, Associate Professor

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

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The University of Tokyo Faculty of Literature  Graduated 1995.03
The University of Tokyo   Completed 1997.03
The University of Tokyo   Accomplished credits for doctoral program 2003.03

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Institut fuer Suedasienwissenschaften, Martin-Luther-Universitaet, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter 2003.04 - 2006.03

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  • Literature in general-related

  • Chinese philosophy, Indian philosophy and Buddhist philosophy-related, History of Asia and Africa-related, Cultural anthropology and folklore-related, Religious studies-related, History of thought-related, Literature in general-related, Area studies-related


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Baru Candidas' parallels in the dramatic manuscripts from Nepal , Makoto Kitada,Dui Bangla Conference , 2019.12, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • The fourth Caryāpada still being chanted in Kathmandu today : Cacā song, Trihaṇḍā , Makoto Kitada, 2019.11,, Other

  • Baṙu Caṇḍīdās parallel in the Āśā Archives of Kathmandu Report on the research of dramatic manuscripts in Nepal of the Malla dynasty , Makoto Kitada, 2019.10,, Papers

  • Village Theater of Nepal: Kartik Nach of Pharping,南アジア学会全国大会, 2019.10, Conference Report / Oral Presentation (In Japanese)

  • Caturaṅka Śrī Rāma Carita Nāṭaka. A Rāmāyaṇa drama in an unknown New Indo-Aryan language from the 15th century Nepal. A Romanized text based on the manuscript. Report on the research of dramatic manuscripts written in Nepal of the Malla dynasty. , Makoto Kitada, 2019.08,, Papers

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Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Indian Music Mini Live, 2018.12


Other activities 【 display / non-display

  • Middle Bengali Retreat , 2018.08