Dr. Shibuya is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Fukuchiyama in Japan. She obtained her two Bachelor’s degrees in American and English Literature, and Anthropology at the University of Tokyo, and her Ph. D. degree in Anthropology at Harvard University. She served as Adjunct Professors at the University of Tokyo, International Christian University and Waseda University and as Professor at Seisa University before joining the University of Fukuchiyama in 2018. Her academic expertise centers on Vietnamese social changes, and she published Living with Uncertainty: Social Changes and the Vietnamese Family in the Rural Mekong Delta (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) in 2015.
Chaired by Sugata Bose and Sunil Amrith
Borders in Modern Asia Seminar Series; sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center