NOBUTA Toshihiro

Staff Members

NOBUTA Toshihiro

Professor
Department of Globalization and Humanity

Research Specialization Social anthropology, Southeast Asian Studies
Individual Research Projects 1. An Anthropological Study on Indigenous Peoples in Malaysia
2. An Anthropological Study on Inclusive Society

Academic Qualifications

  • B.A. Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. 1992
  • M.A. Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. 1995
  • Ph.D. Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. 2002

Research Interests

  • Ethnographic Study on Islam/islams in the Marginal World
  • Social Anthropological Study on the Social Change by Development

Current Research Topics

  • An Anthropological Study of NGO Activities

Research Keywords

Social Anthropology, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Orang Asli, Temuan

Selected Publications

2009 Living on the Periphery: Development and Islamization among the Orang Asli in Malaysia. Subang Jaya, Malaysia: Center for Orang Asli Concerns.
2008 Living on the Periphery: Development and Islamization among the Orang Asli. Kyoto and Melbourne: Kyoto University Press and Trans Pacific Press.   [Nut Graph 2010.05.04]

Publications (English publications only)

2009 Urbanization and Indigenous People: Development among the Orang Asli, Malaysia. In T. Goda (ed.) Urbanization and Formation of Ethnicity in Southeast Asia, pp.100-115. Quezon City, Philippines: New Day Publishers.
2007 Islamization Policy towards the Orang Asli in Malaysia. Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology 31(4): 479-495.

Presentations

2005 “Urbanization and Indigenous People: Development among the Orang Asli, Malaysia.” International Sicence Conference, Urbanization and the Formation of Ethnicity in Southeast Asia ,Vien Dong Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.