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Number of items: 18.

Authored Books

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2012) Religion and Politics in Contemporary Japan: Soka Gakkai Youth and Komeito. London: Routledge. (Japan Anthropology Workshop Series)

Book Chapters

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2018) 'Sōka Gakkai.' In: Pokorney, Lukas and Winter, Franz, (eds.), Handbook of East Asian New Religious Movements. London: Brill. (Handbook of Contemporary Religions Series)

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2016) 'From Japanese Buddhist Sect to Global Citizenship: Soka Gakkai Past and Future.' In: Gallagher, Eugene, (ed.), Visioning New and Minority Religions: Projecting the Future. London: Ashgate. (INFORM series)

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2014) 'Building A Culture of Social Engagement: Nichiren Buddhism and Soka Gakkai Buddhists in Japan.' In: Lewis, Todd, (ed.), Buddhists : Understanding Buddhism Through the Lives of Practitioners. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 289-295. (Lived religions)

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2013) 'Being Socially Engaged in a Political World: Soka Gakkai as Civil Society.' In: Moksnes, Heidi and Melin, Mia, (eds.), Faith in Civil Society : Religious Actors as Drivers of Change. Uppsala: Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development, pp. 190-197. (Utsikt mot utveckling)

Journal Article

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2021) 'The Sōka Gakkai 1968 Youth Movement: The Creation of Conviviality and Friendship in Sino-Japanese Relations.' Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies, 13 (1). pp. 210-256.

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2016) 'Has Komeito Abandoned its Principles? Public Perception of the Party’s Role in Japan’s Security Legislation Debate.' The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 14 (21/3).

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2012) 'Grassroots responses to the Tohoku earthquake of 11 March 2011: Overcoming the dichotomy between victim and helper.' Anthropology Today, 28 (3). pp. 16-20.

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2010) 'The Making of Representations of the Religious Adherent Engaged in Politics.' Fieldwork in Religion, 5 (2). pp. 162-179.

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2008) 'Young Soka Gakkai Members as Political Actors.' JAWS newsletter (42).

Conference or Workshop Items

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2017) From Ritual to Practice: Tatakau (fighting) Daimoku, the Gohonzon and Buppō in Soka Gakkai. In: Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions Seminar, 12th January 2017, SOAS.

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2012) On Being Religious in a/the Political World: How to Understand Soka Gakkai and Its Support for Komeito. In: European Japan Research Centre Seminar Series, 13 March, 2012, Oxford Brookes University. (Unpublished)

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2011) Nichiren’s Political Attitude and Soka Gakkai’s Quest for Social Transformation: Keeping the Balance between an ‘Ethic of Ultimate Ends’ and an ‘Ethic of Responsibility’. In: Social Anthropology Seminar Series, January, 2011, SOAS. (Unpublished)

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2005) Dilemmas over the Iraq War of Young Soka University Students in Their Support for the Komei Party. In: Research Student Forum: Japanese Humanities, Birkbeck and the Japan Research Centre, SOAS. (Unpublished)

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2005) Religious Idealism and Political Reality: Young Soka Gakkai Members as Komeito Supporters. In: The Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions Seminar, SOAS. (Unpublished)

Book Reviews

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2010) 'Review of 'Ideology and Christianity in Japan' by Kiri Paramore.' Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (Third Series), 20 (2). pp. 233-235.


Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2007) An Ethnography of Young Soka Gakkai Members’ Support for Komeito: Religious Idealism and Political Reality in Contemporary Japan. PhD thesis. SOAS, University of London. DOI:

Fisker-Nielsen, Anne Mette (2001) A Group of Adolescent Girls’ Life Experience and Development in Hong Kong. MPhil thesis. Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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