Dr. WANG Xiaolin (王小林)


Author IDs


MA (Kyoto Prefectural University, Japan)
PhD (National Kyoto University, Japan)


Dr. Wang's research concentrates on the Sino-Japanese relationships of literature, religion, mythology, and intellectual thought. He has published extensively on these topics since he received his PhD from Kyoto University in1999. Since 2011, He has published six academic books in Japan, Taiwan, Mainland and Hong Kong. He also published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals. His recent publications include The Formation and Development of Japanese National Studies, (Taipei: Linking Publishing, 2013). Studies in Sino-Japanese Comparative Mythology, (Tokyo: Kyuko Shoin Press, 2014); The Literature of Zen Buddhism: The Ten Oxherding Pictures (Hong Kong: Chunghwa Book Co HK, 2015); Studies in Sino-Japanese Comparative Philosophy(Tokyo: Kyuko Shoin Press, 2016). Supported by Sumitomo Foundation, Japan, He is now working on his seventh monograph discussing the formation of Ancient Japanese Shintoism documents. His teaching interests are Japanese culture, Sino-Japanese relations as well as the interaction of East Asian intellectual thoughts.


  • The History of Sino-Japanese Relations
  • Japanese Culture

Research Interests/Areas

Discipline: East Asian Cultural Exchange and Sino-Japanese Relations

  • Sino-Japanese Comparative Philosophy
  • Japanese Intellectual History
  • Japanese Literature