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Akira Miyaji

Akira Miyaji, Japanese art historian. Member of Japan Art History Society, Association for Study of Buddhist Iconography.

Background

  • Miyaji, Akira was born on February 7, 1945 in Numazu-shi, Shizuoka-ken, Japan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Nagoya University, Japan, 1986. Master of Arts, Nagoya University, Japan, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Nagoya University, Japan, 1991.

    Career

    • Research associate School Letters Nagoya University, 1972—1977, associate professor, 1985—1991, professor, 1991—2000, professor Graduate School Letters, since 2000. Associate professor School Liberal Arts Hirosaki University, Hirosaki-shi, Japan, 1977—1985. Co-research fellow International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu, Japan, since 1996.

      Directorships Tokai Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies, Nagoya, Aichi-ken, Japan, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: History of Indian Art, 1981, Iconology of Parinirvana and Maitreya-from India to Central Asia, 1992 (Kokka prize, 1992).: Gandharan Art: Miraculous Buddha Images, 1996, Bamayan the Far-Off, 2002, Introduction to A Study of Buddhist Images, 2004.

    Membership

    Member of Japan Art History Society, Association for Study of Buddhist Iconography.
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    Born February 7, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1986
      Nagoya University
    • 1990
      Nagoya University
    • 1991
      Nagoya University
    • 1977 - 1985
      associate, professor School Liberal Arts Hirosaki University
      Japan