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KOMATSU Kazuhiko

KOMATSU Kazuhiko

  • Specialized Field(s)
    Cultural anthropology, folklore, oral tradition
  • Current Research Themes
    I am currently engaged in gathering material for and writing on “Saimon to girei” (Written Paeans to the Gods and Rituals), as a sequel to Izanagi-ryū no kenkyū: Rekishi no naka no Izanagi-ryū tayū (A Study of Izanagi School Diviners: The Place of the Izanagi School Tayū in History). This is my lifework which I attend to in between administrative duties.
  • Keywords for Research
    Folk religion, Shamanism, Yokai
Professional Experience
  • 1983
    Associate Professor, Osaka University
  • 1997
    Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2012
    Director-General, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Degree(s)
  • 1972
    M. A., Tokyo Metropolitan University
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