Submission of Biography (The 5th Annual Meeting of EASSSR) Submission Deadline (16 April 2023) First Name(Required) Last Name(Required) Date of Birth(Required) MM slash DD slash YYYY Place of Birth(Required)e.g. Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan Nationality(Required)e.g. Japanese Religion(Required)e.g. Buddhist, no religion, etc. Position(Required)e.g. Professor, Graduate School of Humanity and Social Sciences; President, East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (EASSSR); etc. Short Biography (100-150 words) (Please follow the example below)(Required)e.g. Yoshihide Sakurai is Professor of Graduate School of Humanity and Social Sciences in Hokkaido University. He completed his B.A. in Philosophy from Hokkaido University in 1984, MA in Sociology in 1986, and Ph.D. in Sociology in 2005 at Hokkaido University. He has conducted area studies in Thailand, comparative sociology of religions in East Asian countries for over forty years and published more than thirty books in Japanese and English. Your Major(Required)e.g. German philosophy from I. Kant to G.W.F. Hegel and Christian community in Vietnam, etc.