Dr. Eijiro Hazama, The University of Tokyo
Eijiro Hazama (Ph.D.) has been a JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow at MPI-MMG from April 2020. He specializes in South Asian intellectual history and cultural anthropology, particularly contemporary ‘post-enlightenment’ issues revolving around nationalism, secularism, and epistemological modernization in India. He was formerly a JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Cultural Anthropology, the University of Tokyo (2017-2020). He earned his Ph.D. degree at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo in March 2017 after completing his Fulbright doctoral dissertation research program at Columbia University (2012-2013). In February 2019, he published a single-authored book, “Gandhi no Sei to Nationalism”, by the University of Tokyo Press. He has been awarded the twelfth Annual Journal Prize (2015) by the Japan Association for Asian Studies, and the eighth Annual Journal Prize (2016) by the Society for the History of Social Thought.
Stay at MPI-MMG:
September 2020 - May 2021