Kobayashi Masahiro Professor

Kobayashi Masahiro

Born in Tokyo in 1959, Masahiro Kobayashi has developed a unique theory of the body, settling it at the apexof medicine, philosophy and art. He cross-disciplinarily examines the concept of the body as seen through the lense of medical history, medical anthropology, classical theatre (Kabuki, Bunraku, Noh, and Rakugo) and modern thought ( particularly, Studies of Culture and Representation). He holds various public lectures on kabuki and rakugo.

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Teaching program

Master’s program

Research Field

  • Studies of Culture and Representation


- 1992.03
Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Doctoral course


- 2004.03
Kyoto University of Art and Design, Professor

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