Islamic Area Studies

Islamic Area Studies aims to further understanding of contemporary Islam through interdisciplinary research and through the investigation of relationships between Islam and the characteristics of various geographic areas. Specifically, joint research will be conducted inassociation with the National Institutes for the Humanities (NIHU) by a network of research centers consisting of The University of Tokyo, Sophia University, The Toyo Bunko (Oriental Library), Kyoto University, as well as Waseda University, where the general office is located. »more detail