Makoto Kitada

Makoto Kitada studied linguistics and indology at Tokyo and Halle Universities. Since 2011 he lectures at Osaka University (Section for Urdu). Makoto Kitada is a research fellow of the Eastern Institute, Tokyo. His research interests are South Asian languages and literature, such as Urdu, Bengali, and Sanskrit. He plays Hindustani music (Sarod) and is interested in the musical aspect of oral literature.