List of Fellows in 2015: Middle East and Africa

Middle East and Africa

State/Region Name Current Position Area of Research Project Title Affiliation in Japan
(※Not necessary for short-term fellowship)
Iran MOHAMMAD HEJAZI, Seyed Amir Mehrdad University Professor, University of Isfahan Structural Engineering, Architecture, Art, Traditional Buildings Comparative Study of Cultural Values of Japanese Pagodas and Persian Minarets ※ Short-term
Israel GREENBERG, Raz Indivisual Researcher Animation Theory The Influence of the Animated Films by Max and David Fleischer on Manga and Anime Kyoto Seika University
Israel PORATH, Or PhD Candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara Medieval Japanese Religion (Buddhist Studies) Male-Male Sexuality in Religious Discourse: the Construction of Sexual Normativity in Medieval Japan Nagoya University
Turkey KOC, Suheyla PhD Candidate, Architectural Restoration Graduate Program, Graduate School of Science, Engineering and Technology, Istanbul Technical University Conservation of Historical Buildings Maintenance and Conservation of Wooden Cultural Heritage; A Comparative Study between Turkey and Japan Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Turkey NALBANT AYHAN, Seyma Research Assistant, Japanese Language and Literature Department, Faculty of Letters, Ankara University History of Japan The Impact of Fukuzawa Yukichi's Thought on Japan Policy in the Period Before the Second World War Keio University
Egypt MOSTAFA Rahmy, Ahmed Mohamed Fathy Assistant Professor, Japanese Language Department, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University Japanese Literature War Experience of the Characters (Specially Children and Boyhood Days) in Japanese after war novels. ※ Short-term
Zimbabwe SADOMBA, Wilbert Zvakanyorwa Lecturer, Centre for Applied Social Sciences, University of Zimbabwe Anthropology Tsuneo Yoshikuni in Southern African Urban History: The Linkage of Africa/Zimbabwe and Asia/Japan Scholars through Engagement Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
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