■Field of Specialization：
Area Studies (Southeast Asia).
History of East Asia.
Modern Political and Diplomatic History of Thailand
Chinese / Japanese Diaspora in Southeast Asia
Border Politics in Mainland Southeast Asia
■Major Works / Publications Awards：
- “The Origin of Modern Official State Ideology in Thailand”，Journal of Southeast Asian Studies ,Vol.19 No.1（Mar.1988）.
- ‘The Commemorative Character of Thai Historiography: The 1942-43 Thai Military Campaign in the Shan States Depicted as a Story of National Salvation and the Restoration of Thai Independence’, Modern Asian Studies, Vol.40 No.4 (Oct.2006).
- “The Origins of Chinese Nationalism in Thailand”, Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies, No.21 (Aug. 2013).
■Academic Societies / Service to Society：
Japanese Society for Southeast Asian Studies
Japanese Political Science Association
Japan Association of International Relations
【Service to Society】
Member of International Advisory Committee
the 10th International Conference on Thai Studies Ministry of Finance Japan
MA: Political Society and Culture in Southeast Asia
PhD: Southeast Asian Area Studies (Not available from September 2019 Admission)
■Research theme, outline of project research seminar, message to prospects：
The students of Murashima seminar(Project) are multi-national and multi-cultural. They come from Japan, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, USA and Poland.
10 students ( 4 Japanese, 5 Thai and 1 Cambodian) have received Ph.D degrees under Murashima’s guidance. Topics of MA and Ph.D theses are widely diversified such as history, society, politics and culture in Southeast/East Asia.
In this seminar, students are provided careful guidance about how to write academic theses and collect data in order to complete their research effectively and in the shortest possible way.
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