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Papers & Reports by Institute for Asian Muslim Studies

Providing latest research findings of Asian Muslim Studies.

Research Paper Series

1. Islam in Japan: Historical materials and analyses (2013) (ISBN: 9784990740207)

Contributors: Selçuk Esenbel, Sayoko Numata, Akiko Komura

2. The History of Muslims in Xinjiang, China: Ethnicities, Educations, and Languages,ed. by Jin Noda. (2014) (ISBN: 9784990740214)

Contributors: Yuriko Shimizu, Jin Noda

3. Halal Food in Various Cultural Contexts, ed. by Yukari SAI. (2014) (ISBN: 9784990740221)

Contributors: Kazuaki Sawai, Kazue Hosoda, Yasuhiro Fukushima, Emi Imahori, Aruma Kawabata, Yukari Sai, Seiichi Kasaoka

4. Report of the Survey on Muslim Students in Japan (2013-2014), Hiroshi KOJIMA, Jin NODA, Hirofumi OKAI and Yukari SAI, 2015 (ISBN: 9784990740238)

Vol. 4 is available online, click here (PDF: 906KB)

5. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Halal Food Consumption in East and West (with Appendix of Survey Report), 2018 (ISBN: 9784990740245)

  • Introduction 3-6
  • Shuko TAKESHITA, “Halal Certification and Attracting Foreign Muslim Tourists: A Comparison between Pro- and Anti-Certification Groups”       7-12
  • Atsuko SHIMBO, “Lifestyle Transformation of Hui Muslims in China: Halal Food Consumption among Hui Muslim Students” 13-22     
  • Yukari SAI, “Muslim-friendly Restaurant in Taiwan: Certification and practice” 23-34  
  • Mariko ARATA, “Getting Halal Food in the Netherlands: from Indonesian consumers’ perspective” 35-48
  • Hiroshi KOJIMA, “Correlates of Halal Food Consumption in East Asia and Western Europe” 49-62
  • Hee Soo LEE, “Halal Food Consumption among Muslim Housewives and Students in Korea” 63-76
  • Jianfu MA, “Localization and Sinicization: Understanding Qingzhen and Halal in China” 77-104
  • En-Chieh CHAO, “Halal Hunters: Food Translation and Web3.0 among Indonesian Muslim Graduate Students in Taiwan” 105-122
  • Ayang Utriza YAKIN and Ima Sri RAHMANI, “Halal Food Consumption among the Indonesian Muslim Minority in Belgium” 123-150
  • Mitsuo SAWAI, “The Halal Industry of Hui Muslims under the Socialist Regime: Changes in Traditional Knowledge in Modern China (Special Contribution in Japanese: 澤井充生「社会主義を経験した回民のハラール産業――近現代中国における伝統知の変容――」)” 151-172
  • Hiroshi KOJIMA and Atsuko SHIMBO, “Appendix. Report of the Survey on Halal Food Consumption among Hui Students and Their Mothers in China (2017)” A1-A89

Vol.5 is available online, click here (PDF: 6.10MB)

Survey Reports

Seoul Survey (2011)

Lee, Hee-Soo. 2012. A Survey on Muslims in Korea-2011. Ansan, Cultural Properties Research Institute, Hanyang University. PDF File

Manila Survey (2011)

Ogena, Nimfa B. 2012. Social Survey on Muslim Migrants in Metro Manila. Quezon City, Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. PDF File

Bangkok Survey (2012)

Aree Jampaklay and Kathleen Ford. 2013. A Research Report: A Social Survey on Muslim Immigrants in Bangkok, Thailand.  Salaya, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University. PDF File

Taiwan Survey (2012-2013)

Kuo, Wen-Ban. 2013. An Explorative Study on the Taiwanese Muslim (2012-2013). New Taipei, Sociology Dept, National Taipei University. PDF File

Survey of Halal Food Restaurants in Tokyo Area (February 2012, in Japanese)

The Institute for Asian Muslim Studies conducted a survey of international restaurants serving halal food in 2012 as follows:

Data Collection:, Inc.

Time Period:  February 2012

Geographic Coverage:  International restaurants serving halal food in Tokyo and the vicinity (as of February 2012)

Mode of Data Collection:  Self-enumeration and interview

Usable Cases:  25

Overviews for Participating Halal Food Restaurants:

Akasaka ASENA (Minato-ku, Tokyo): Overview

KARACHI (Minato-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

SAMRAT (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

GANDHI PALACE (Nakano-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

Nepal no Izakaya MADAL (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

2×2=8 (NININGAYON) (Setagaya-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

Indian Restaurant HATI (Setagaya-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

POTOHAR Kichijoji (Musashino, Tokyo):  Overview

ZARA Indian Curry (Kohoku-ku, Yokohama):  Overview

ÜSKÜDAR (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

KHANA (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

SHAGHUN Indian Restaurant (Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki):  Overview

RAHI Punjabi Kitchen (Suginami-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

SALMA Tikka & Biryani (Minato-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

MERAH PUTIH Café (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

BOSPHORUS HASAN Ichigaya (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

BOSPHORUS HASAN Shinjuku 2-chome (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

KHAZANA Minato Mirai (Nishi-ku, Yokohama):  Overview

SIDDIQUE Enterprises (Katsushika-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

LUCKY PIZZA Indian Curry (Shiki, Saitama):  Overview

KOLKATA Soshigaya (Setagaya-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

KOLKATA Seijo (Setagaya-ku, Tokyo):  Overview

Others (3 Anonymous Restaurants):  No Overviews Presented

We would like to thank all these restaurants for their kind cooperation.


Attitude Survey on Foreign Nationals

Imizu City Report (2014) by H. Tanada, K. Ishikawa and H. Okai, IMEMGS. 

English translation by the Institute, link to external PDF

Report of the Survey on Muslim Students in Japan (2013-2014), Hiroshi KOJIMA, Jin NODA, Hirofumi OKAI and Yukari SAI, 2015 (ISBN: 9784990740238)

PDF File

Survey of Halal Food Consumption in Korea (2016-2017)

Lee, Hee-Soo. 2017. A Survey Report on Halal Food Consumption among Muslim Students and Housewives in Korea. Ansan, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Hanyang University. PDF File

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