(Last updated : 2024-03-01 05:27:42)
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 1996/04~2004/03 〔Doctorial Course〕 Area and Cultural Studies, the Graduate School of Area and Cultural Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Completed, PhD in Humanities
2. 1993/04~1996/03 〔Doctorial Course (1st Semester)〕 Area and Cultural Studies, Area and Cultural Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Completed, Master of Arts
■ Message
I encourage you to critically problematize the concepts of “common sense” and “self-evidence”. Please enjoy the diverse and heterogeneous environment of APU.
■ Current specialized field
Area Studies, Gender, History of Thought (Key Word:Area Studies, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, History of Thought, Nationalism, gender, sexuality) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2023/02/13 Book Chapter 8 Female Genital Cutting in Asia: The Case of Malaysia  pp.109-126 (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2023/02/13 Book Chapter 9 Female Genital Cutting and the “Medical Gaze” in Southeast Asia Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting pp.127-140 (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2023/01/13 Article The cultural meaning of ‘female genital mutilation’ in rural Malaysia: The female body and sexuality through the medical gaze Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 53(4),pp.709-732 (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2022/08/11 Article Transition experiences of the Malay Muslim Trans women in Northern Region of Malaysia: A qualitative study Dialogues in Health 1,pp.1-6 (Collaboration)  Link
5. 2021/05/12 Article Use of Hormones Among Trans Women in the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia: A Mixed Methods Study Transgender Health 00(00),pp.1-8 (Collaboration)  Link
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2011/04 International Association for Asia Pacific Studies
2. 2006/08 Malaysian Social Science Association
■ Conference presentations
1. 2024/02/10 The Global Discourse of Female Genital Mutilation and Unrecognized Local Practices: State Medicine, Culture, and the Female Body (The Female Body in Post-colonies: Case Studies of Female Genital Cutting in Southeast Asia)
2. 2024/02/09 Female Body in Modern Medicine Female Body in Traditional Society: Female Genital Cutting in Southeast Asia (Ways forward towards the Abandonment of FGM/C)
3. 2023/12/02 Female Body in Modern Medicine, Female Body in Traditional Society: Female Genital Cutting in Southeast Asia (Asia Pacific Conference)
4. 2022/12/03 Unrecognized practice or invented tradition? Female Genital Cutting in Southeast Asia (Asia Pacific Conference)
5. 2022/07/03 Reclaiming the Body: The experience of “mark” and the traumatic memory of female genital mutilation/cutting (The Asian Studies Conference Japan)
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■ Works
1. 2021/06/05 An Overview on Female Genital Mutilation in Africa (Webinar) Link
■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2019/04~2024/03  The Female Body in Post-colonies: Female Genital Cutting in Southeast Asia and Africa  (Key Word : )
2. 2012~2014  Representations of Gender in Malaysia: Politics of Discourses on Female Genital Mutilation  (Key Word : Malaysia, Gender, Representation, Female Genital Mutilation, Ethnicity, Islam)
3. 2009~2012  The Modern History of Malay Thoughts: Negotiations and Construction  (Key Word : Malay, Nationalism, Negotiation, Consturction, Colonialism、Ethnicity)
4. 2008~2011  Formation of National "Subject" in Malaysia  (Key Word : subjectification,nationalism,Malaysia)
5. 2008~2010  Possibility of Area Studies as Public Space  (Key Word : )
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■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2016/10/01~2017/03/31 Collaborative Learning Project
2. 2015/04/01~2016/03/30 The project to construct a "co- education" system in CSM cluster
● Announcement concerning education
1. 2018/02/11 AY 2017 CSM one-day retreat
2. 2018/02/04 FIP Minnesota FIP Retreat
3. 2017/04/01 FIP: Book Reading Club
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