Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 – the Present (Allen Lane, November 2018).

Bukkyou Seishin Bunseki: Kosawa Heisaku-sensei wo kataru [Buddhist Psychoanalysis: On Kosawa Heisaku] [Nagao, Harding & Ikuta (co-authors)] (Kongo Shuppan, 2016).

Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan [Harding, Iwata & Yoshinaga (co-editors)] (Routledge, 2014; paperback edition 2016). [H-Buddhism review]

Religious Transformation in South Asia: the Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab (Oxford University Press, September 2008). Oxford Scholarship Online – log-in/paywall

Book Chapters

‘Historical Reflections on Madness’, in White, Read, Jain & Orr, The Palgrave Handbook of Sociocultural Perspectives on Global Mental Health (Palgrave, 2017).

Introduction, Chapter 1, and Conclusion, in Harding, Iwata & Yoshinaga (eds), Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan (Routledge, 2014/2016).

‘Religion’, in Suzuki Akihito & Kitanaka Junko (eds), Psychiatry, History and Anthropology (in Japanese; University of Tokyo Press, 2016).

‘India’ [co-authored], in Lewis & Minas, Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Springer, 2017).

‘The Contemplative Gaze: Bede Griffiths and the Needs of Post-Independence Indian Christianity’, in T. Sarkar, P. Malekandathil & J.Pachuau (eds), Christianity in History: Encounters, Engagements, and Experiences (Primus, 2016).

‘State of Insecurity: Self-Defence and Self-Cultivation in the Genesis of Japanese Imperialism’, in K. Nicolaidis, B. Sebe, & G. Maas, Echoes of Empire: Memory, Identity, and Colonial Legacies (I.B. Tauris, 2014).

‘The Therapeutic Method of Heisaku Kosawa: ‘Religion’ and ‘the Psy Disciplines’, Japanese Contributions to Psychoanalysis, volume 4 (The Japan Psychoanalytic Society, 2013). pdf

‘The Freud Franchise: Independence of Mind in India and Japan’, in R. Clarke (ed), Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Power and Representation in (Post) Colonial Cultures (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009). pdf


Harding, C.G., ‘Buddhism, Christianity, and Psychotherapy: A Three-Way Conversation in the Mid-Twentieth Century‘, European Journal of Psychotherapy & Counselling [January, 2018]

‘Hikikomori’The Lancet Psychiatry, January 2018.

Culture, Sexuality, and Psychotherapy‘, The Lancet Psychiatry, May 2017.

Culture and Psychotherapy in Japan‘, The Lancet Psychiatry, February 2017.

Meiji Modernist‘, History Today, January 2017.

Religion in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy: Exploring the Japanese Experience and the Possibility of a Transnational Framework‘, East Asian Science, Technology, and Society (Duke University Press; February 2016).

Japanese Psychoanalysis and Buddhism: The Making of a Relationship’, History of Psychiatry (June, 2014).

Religion and Mental Health: Democratizing Responsibility? ‘, Report for the Debating the First Principles of Transcultural Psychiatry project, University of Glasgow, September 2012.

The Emergence of ‘Christian Psychiatry‘ in Post-Independence India’, Edinburgh Papers in South Asian Studies, 24 (2011).

The Christian Village Experiment in Punjab: Social and Religious Re-formation’, South Asia (December 2008).

Book Reviews

‘It’s Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea’, Medical History, January 2017. pdf

‘Empire and Environmental Anxiety’, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, April 2015. pdf

‘The Language of Disenchantment’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, October 2014. pdf

‘Colonialism and Transnational Psychiatry’, Social History of Medicine, July 2014. pdf

‘Nothingness and Desire: An East-West Philosophical Antiphony’, Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, December 2013. pdf

‘The Letters of Sigmund Freud and Otto Rank’, History of Psychiatry, June 2013. pdf

‘India and the Indianness of Christianity: Essays on Understanding – Historical, Theological, and Bibliographical – in Honor of Robert Eric Frykenberg’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History (Cambridge, 2011).

‘The World Missionary Conference, Edinburgh 1910’, English Historical Review (Oxford, 2011). pdf

‘Ideology and Christianity in Japan’, English Historical Review (Oxford, 2010). pdf

‘Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History (Cambridge, 2010). pdf

‘The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religion’, Journal of Asian Studies (Cambridge, 2009).  pdf

‘Christian Identity and Dalit Religion in Hindu India’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History (Cambridge, 2010). pdf

‘Beyond Representation: Colonial and Post-Colonial Constructions of Indian Identity’, English Historical Review (Oxford, 2009). pdf

‘Converting Women: Gender and Protestant Christianity in Colonial South India’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History (Cambridge, 2005). pdf

‘Christians and Missionaries in India: Cross-Cultural Communication Since 1500’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History (Cambridge, 2004). pdf