Baba, N.

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English Phonetics Norihisa Baba
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Primary Affiliation (Workplace)
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo

PhD University

University of Tokyo

Education

Ph.D. Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo (2006). Dissertation: "Sammyo-setsu no densho-shi-teki kenkyu" (in Japanese).

Biographical information

PhD (literature), University of Tokyo Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, 2006. Assistant professor at University of Tokyo Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, research associate at Darwin College, University of Cambridge, then visiting research fellow at the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University. Then took up post as associate professor at University of Tokyo Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia in 2010 specializing in Buddhist studies. Major awards include Japanese Association for South Asian Studies Award, Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies Prize, Toho Gakkai (The Institute of Eastern Culture) Award and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Prize. Major publications include The Development of Theravāda Buddhist Thought: From the Buddha to Buddhaghosa (Shunjusha) and Shoki bukkyo — Budda no shiso wo tadoru (Early Buddhism — Tracing the Teachings of Buddha) (Iwanami Shoten). (Source Accessed Aug 3, 2020)

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