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Yoshiko Ashiwa


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Yoshiko Ashiwa is professor of Anthropology and Global Studies at Hitotsubashi University and founding director of its Institute for the Study of Peace and Reconciliation. She is co-editor of Making Religion, Making the State: The Politics of Religion in Modern China (2009, with David Wank). Her research interests include religion, arts, culture and values, modernity, globalization, and social movements, mainly in Asia, especially Sri Lanka, China, and Japan.

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