Yoshio Nishi



Who is Yoshio Nishi?

Yoshio Nishi is a Japanese scholar of Tibeto-Burman linguistics. He first studied linguistics while a student at the International Christian University under the leadership of Roy Andrew Miller. After the master's coursework at the University of Tokyo and his time studying at Rangoon University, he taught at Kyushu University, Kagoshima University, Ehime University, and Kobe City University of Foreign Studies. In 1996 when the university newly founded the doctoral course at its graduate school, he was the only professor of linguistics qualified to supervise doctoral students. He is presently a professor emeritus at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, and was nominated in 1993 as a distinguished professor at Central University of Nationalities in Beijing.

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on July 23, 2013


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