YAMASHITA Shinji

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Name
YAMASHITA Shinji
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Job title
Professsor
Degree
B.A. (1973), M.A. (1975), D. Litt. (1987)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1978
Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
 
 - 
1973
Faculty of Liberal Arts, The University of Tokyo
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2010
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology Prize, Japamese Society of Cultural Anthropology
 

Published Papers

 
Japan 2050: An Anthropological Imagination of Japan’s Future through the Dream of Filipina Migrants.
YAMASHITA Shinji
apanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   12 3-35   Mar 2012   [Invited]
Post-Colonial Tourism in the Multicultural Japan: Korean Town in Okubo District, Shinjuku, Tokyo
YAMASHITA Shinji
Exploring Ethnicity and the State Through Tourism In East Asia   29-36   Feb 2011   [Invited]
Transnational Migration in East Asia: Japan in Comparative Focus
with David Haines and Makito Minami
International Migration Review   41(4) 963-967   2007
The Japanese Encounter with the South : Japanese Tourists in Palau.
The Contemporary Pacific   12 437-463   2000
Viewing Anthropology from Japan
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   1 3-6   1998
Manipulating Ethnic Tradition: The Funeral Ceremony, Tourism, and Television amongthe Toraja of Sulawesi
YAMASHITA Shinji
Indonesia   58 69-82   1994   [Refereed]
Listening to the City: Popular Music of Contemporary Indonesia
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East Asian Cultural Studies   27 105-120   1988   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Jan van Bremen and Akitoshi Shimizu eds. Anthropology and Colonialism in Asia and Oceania. Richimond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 1999 (Book Review)
Social Science Japan Journal (Institute of social Science, University of Tokyo)   4: 297-299    2001
Comments on Lost Worlds: Environmental Disarster, "Culture Loss," and the Law by Stuart kirsch.
Current Anthropology   42: 192-193    2001
Book Review, Michael Picard, Bali : Cultural Tourism and Touristic Culture.
Indonesia   67 117-182   2000
Ethnicity and Social Dynamics - Southeast Asian Cases
155-176   1995
Japanese Wartime Anthropology in International Prspective (Book review)
Current Anthropology   47(2) 391-393

Books etc

 
The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Research
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Global touristscapes in a rainforest: ecotourism in Sabah, Malaysia)
Routledge   Sep 2012   
Tourism Research A 20-20 Vision (Douglas G. Pearce and Richard W. Butler eds. )
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, A 20-20 Vision of Tourism Research in Bali: Towards Reflexive Tourism Studies)
Oxford, UK: Goodfellow Publishing   2010   
Beyond Borders: Plurality and University of Common Intangible Cultural Heritage in East Asia
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor)
Korean National Commission for UNESCO   2009   
Tourism in Southeast Asia: Challenges and New Directions (Michael Hitchcock, Victor T. King, and Michael Parnwell. eds.)
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Southeast Asian Tourism from a Japanese Perspective)
Copenhagen: Nias Press.   2009   
Japanese Tourism and Travel Culture (Slvie Guichard-Anguis and Okpyo Moon eds.)
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, The Japanese Encounter with the South; Japanese Tourists in Palau)
London and New York: Routledge   2009   
Multiculturalism in the New Japan (Nelson Graburn et al eds. )
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Transnational Migration of Women from and to Japan)
New York and Oxford: Berghahan   2008   
Transnational Migration in East asia: Japan in a Comparative Focus. Senri Ethnological Report 77. Co-ed. with Makito Minami, David Haines, and jerry Eades
Osaka: National Musem of Ethnology   2008   
Dismantling the East-East Dichotomy: Essays on honour of Jan van Bremen (Joy Hendry and Heung Wah Wong eds.)
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Somewhere in Between: Towards an Interactive Anthropology in a World Anthropologies Project.)
London and New York: Routledhe   2006   
World Anthropologies: Disciplinary Transformation within Systems of Power((Gustavo Lins Ribeiro and Arturo Escobar eds.)
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Reshaping Anthropology: A View from Japan)
Oxford and New York: Berg   2006   
The Making of Anthropology in East and Southeast Asia. Co-ed. with Joseph Bosco and J.S. Eades.
Berghahn Books.   2004   
Globalization in Southeast Asia: Local. National, and Transnational Perspectives. Co-ed. with Jerry Eades
Berghahn Book   2003   
Bali and Beyond: Explorations in the Anthropology of Tourism. Translated by Jerry Eades.
Berghahn Books   2003   
Tourism and Cultural Development in Asia and Oceania (eds.)
Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia(Malaysia National University Press)   1997   
Regional Cooperation and Culture in Asia-Pacific (Khien Treeravit and Grant B, Stillman eds.)
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Culture in the contexts of Tourism : The Tuterplay of National. Regional and Global Perspectives)
United Nations University)   1995   
Indonesian Religion S in Transition (S. Rodgers ed.)
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Contributor, Power of Gods : the Ma'bugi'Ritual of the Sa'dan Toraja (with Eric Crystal))
The Univ. of Arizona Press   1987   
International Perspectives on Yanagita Kunio and Folklore Studies
YAMASHITA Shinji (Part:Joint Editor)
Cornell Universty China-Japan Program   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Tourism, Religion and Peace: Balinese Experiences
YAMASHITA Shinji
110th Annula Meeting, American Anthropolological Association (Montreal, Canada)   Nov 2011   
The Public Anthropology of Disaster: The East Japan Earthquake (Panel Organizer)
YAMASHITA Shinji
Osaka Meeting of Association of East Asian Anthropology (National Museum of Ethnology)   Sep 2011   
Neither Tourists nor Migrants: Bridging Tourism and Migration Studies
YAMASHITA Shinji
11th Biennial Conference of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism (Chayi Taiwan)   Jun 2011   
Politics of Migration in the Age of Global Cultural Circulation: Japan and Beyond (Panel Organizer and Chair) [Invited]
YAMASHITA Shinji
109th Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association (New Orealans, USA)   Nov 2010   
Post-colonial Tourism in the Multicultural Japan: Korean Town in Okubo District, Shinjuku, Tokyo
YAMASHITA Shinji
Exploring Ethnicity and the State through Tourism in East Asia (Kanazawa University)   Nov 2010   
Human Trafficking, Human Security, and Public Anthropology
YAMASHITA Shinji
International Conference on Forcing Issues: Rethinking and Rescaling Human Trafficking in the Asia-Pacific Region( National University of Singapore)   Oct 2010   
Japan 2050: An Alternative Modernity?
YAMASHITA Shinji
2010 meeting of East Asian Anthropological Association of East Asia (Academy of Korean Studies)   Sep 2010   
Imagining Japan 2050: A Multicultural Scenario and Filipina Migrants’ Dreams
YAMASHITA Shinji
11th Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (Maynooth, Ireland)   Aug 2010   
The Cultural Politics of Migration: Transnational Migrants and Multiculturalism in the New Japan
YAMASHITA Shinji
Beijing Conference of Migration in China and Asia: Experience and Policy   May 2010   
New Trends of Tourism/Migration in Japan and Beyond(Panel Organizer)
YAMASHITA Shinji
Taipei Conference of the Society for East Asian Anthropology   Jul 2009   
A 20-20 Vision of Tourism Research in Bali: Towards Reflexive Tourism Studies
YAMASHITA Shinji
11th Biennial Conference of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism (Mallorca, Spain)   Jun 2009   
Making an Interactive Anthropology in Globalizing Asia (Panel Organizer)
YAMASHITA Shinji
APU Annual Conference on the Asia Pacific and the Emerging World System   Dec 2008   
Transnational Migration in East Asia (Organizer and Chair)
YAMASHITA Shinji
国立民族学博物館国際シンポジウム   May 2007   
Long-stay: A New Trend of the Japanese Outbound Tourism
YAMASHITA Shinji
10th Biennial Conference of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism (Fethyie, Turkey)   May 2007   
Living in-Between: Cross-border Marriages in Transnational Flows of Women from and to Japan
YAMASHITA Shinji
Hong Kong Conference of Society of East Asian Anthropology   Jul 2006   
Southeast Asian Tourism from a Japanese Perspective
YAMASHITA Shinji
Tourism in Asia: New Trends, New Perspective(Leeds Metropolitan University)   Jun 2006   
Japan in Motion: Transnational Human Flows to and from Japan
YAMASHITA Shinji
66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology (Vancouver, Canada)   Mar 2006   
“Long-stay”Tourism and International Retirement Migration: A Japanese Perspective (a joint-paper with Mayumi Ono)
YAMASHITA Shinji
International Workshop on Pensioners on the Move: Social Security and Trans-border Retirement Migration in Asia and Europe.(National University of Singapore)   Jan 2006   

Works

 
Transnational Migration in Borneo: A Cultural Anthropological Study
2004
Transnational Migration in Borneo: A Cultural Anthropological Study
2002
Human Flow and Creation of New Cultures in Southeast Asia
1999
Moving Cultures : Tourism in Palau
1998
Asians-in motion in an Age of the Transnational : The Case of San Francisco
1998
The Dynamics of Ethnic Culture in Insular Southeast Asia : The Interplay of Local, National and Global Perspectives
1994
Cultural Anthropological Research on the Tourism in Bali, Indonesia
1988
Social Anthropological Research on Local Cities in Indonesia
1983 - 1984
Social Anthropological Research in the Toraja Society, Sulawesi, Indonesia
1976 - 1978

Research Grants & Projects

 
Aging Society and International Migration: An Anthropological Study
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2005 - 2009
Culture as Resources: Creation, Manipulation and Application
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2002 - 2007
Analysis of Cultural Dynamics in globalization Processes