SANO, Tosei

1. Name / E-mail Address

SANO, Tosei / sano[at]

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)

English, Persian

3. Educational Background

1988 BA, Keio University
1995 MA, Harvard University
2011 LL.D., Ryukoku University

4. Research Themes

Iranian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Islamic Studies
Comparative Religion

5. Courses Taught

  • Middle Eastern Politics
  • Seminar for Graduate Program for Asia African Studies

6. Academic Associations

  • Japan Association for Middle East Studies
  • The Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan
  • Japanese Association for Religious Studies
  • International Society for Iranian Studies

7. Recent Publications

  • History of Modern Iranian Intellectuals - Taqizade, his Life and Nationalism, Minerva Shobo, 2010
  • “Cultural Exchange between Japan and West Asia”, in Intercultural Area Studies, in Intercultural Area Studies, ed. by H. Matsubara and others, Minerva Shobo, 2011, pp.213-243
  • My Son, Live This - Japanese Translation of the 31th Letter of St. Ali, translated by Tosei Sano, Shin Nomoto, Kei Takahashi, International Institute of Nahj al-Balaghah, Qom (Iran), 2015

8. Links

Facebook (Sano Tosei)