YAMAMOTO Matori

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Name
YAMAMOTO Matori
E-mail
matoriyhosei.ac.jp
URL
http://www.t.hosei.ac.jp/~matoriy
Affiliation
Hosei University
Section
Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics
Job title
Professor
Degree
Bachelor of Liberal Arts(The University of Tokyo), MA (Sociology)(Department of Cultural Anthropology, Division of Sociology, The University of Tokyo Graduate School), Doctor of Philosophy(The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Other affiliation
Hosei UniversityHosei UniversityHosei UniversityHosei University
Research funding number
20174815

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jun 1976
 - 
Nov 1977
Part-time Research Fellow, Institute for Social Sciences, International Christian University
 
Apr 1981
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Mar 1983
Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Tokyo, Graduate School (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
 
Oct 1981
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Mar 1984
Part-time Lecturer, Research Institute of Civilization Studies, Tokai University
 
Apr 1983
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Mar 1984
Part-time Lecturer, Second Division of General Education, Hosei University
 
Apr 1984
   
 
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hosei University
 

Education

 
Apr 1970
 - 
Mar 1974
Department of Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1974
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Mar 1976
Cultural Anthropology (MA), Division of Sociology, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School
 
Apr 1976
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Mar 1981
Cultural Anthropology, Division of Sociology, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2019
Japanese Society of Oceanic Studies  President
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2010
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  board menber/councilor
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2010
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences  National Delegation Member
 
Apr 2000
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Mar 2004
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (Formerly Japanese Society of Ethnology)  Council and Board Member
 
Apr 1996
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Mar 2003
Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies  Editor, People and Culture in Oceania
 

Published Papers

 
The bodies and art forms of Pacific Islander artist
Matori Yamamoto
Ikuya Tokoro & Kaori Kawai eds. "An Anthropology of Things"   321-326   Mar 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Matori Yamamoto
Keizai Shirin (The Hosei University Economic Review)   85(4) 775-802   Mar 2018
The 12th Festival of Pacific Arts held in Guam and its politics of culture
Matori Yamamoto
Keizai Shirin (The Hosei University Economic Review)   84(4) 103-132   Mar 2017
Ifoga: Ceremony begging forgiveness in Samoan society
Matori Yamamoto
Norio Niwa ed. "Ethnography of <conflicts>: Violences, ethnic conflicts, and politics in Oceania"   43-66   2016
Independent State of Samoa
GWEC Editorial Working Committee ed. ‘A General World Environmental Chronology”   806-807   Jul 2014   [Invited]

Misc

 
Pasifika Festival in Auckland, New Zealand
International Human Rights Forum   (110) 12-13   Sep 2013
'Dance of Samoa, Polynesia', 'Worrier image of Maori, New Zealand', 'Modern Dance in the South Pacific'
Kaishu Hoshi ed. "Dancing in the World: from World Dance Festival in Tokyo" Fumaido Publishing   124-129   Mar 2013   [Invited]
Ethnographic essay of three different dancing scienes from the South Pacific. Samoan taualuga which is danced by a village princess, New Zealand Maori dancing of haka danced by worriers, and modern dancing from Fiji which has some Pacific aspects...
For our gender equal society
Matori Yamamoto
Trends in the Sciences   11(3) 29-33   Mar 2006   [Invited]
研究者としての経験と人類学者としての経験とあわせ、男女共同参画の指針を考える。
Tourism development and traditional performing arts in Samoa, Polynesia.
Matori Yamamoto
ACCU News, Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO.   (348) 2-4   Mar 2005   [Invited]
サモアで観光開発を目指して10年ほど前に始まったテウイラ観光フェスティバルの概要とその性格。また、サモアの観光開発の今後を考察する。
The Festival of Pacific Art: the showcase of cultures
Matori Yamamoto
Mahora, Institute for the Culture of Travel   (41) 40-41   Oct 2004   [Invited]
4年に一度開催される太平洋島嶼諸国の芸術の祭典。その概要を記述する。

Books etc

 
Matori Yamamoto
Kobundo Publishing   Oct 2018   ISBN:978-4-335-57137-5
Ceremonial exchange based on traditional reciprocity system was transformed into the giving and receiving causing the flow of finemats plus honorary chiefly titles from the homelands to migrant communities and the flow of cash money in the opposit...
詳論 文化人類学―基本と最新のトピックを深く学ぶ
Takami Kuwayama and Masao Ayabe eds.
Minerva Shobo   Apr 2018   
Advanced textbook of cultural anthropology
Introductory Cultural Anthropology: Classics and influential works
Nobuhiro Kishigami ed.
Minerva Shobo   Apr 2018   
The perspective of glocalization : addressing the changing society and culture under globalization
Tomiyuki Uesugi, Matori Yamamoto (Part:Joint Editor, Glocalization of the Election System and the Modernization of Samoa)
Tokyo : Center for Glocal Studies, Seijo University   Mar 2016   
Collection of papers presented at the IUAES intercongress in Makuhari, Chiba in 2014. Yamamoto's Paper is titled "Glocalization of the Election System and the Modernization of Samoa."
Culture Today: Anthropological Research
Uchibori, Motomitsu & Matori Yamamoto (Part:Editor, New Age for Ethnic Cultures, Commodification of Culture, and Body and Attire.)
Institute for Educational Promotion, the Open University of Japan   Mar 2016   
This textbook was written as a university textbook. Other chapters are: Culture in the Modern World, Sedentary and Monadic Cultures. Nature and Epistemology, Anthropological Approach to Science and Technology, Culture of Science and Technology, Li...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Heritage and Identity: Art activities of Pacific Islander migrants in Auckland, New Zealand [Invited]
Matori Yamamoto
18th IUAES World Congress, Florianopolis   17 Jul 2018   International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
There are quite a few artists among the Pacific Islander migrants in New Zealand. The presentation examines how they mingle their heritage and identity in the originality of their own artpieces.
Heritage and identity: Art activities of the Pacific Islander migrants in New Zealand [Invited]
Matori Yamamoto
The 52nd Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology2018   3 Jun 2018   The Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
There are quite a few artists among the Pacific Islander migrants in New Zealand. The presentation examines how they mingle their heritage and identity in the originality of their own artpieces.
The Hawaiian Islands in the 19th century: The glory and abolition of the throne [Invited]
Matori Yamamoto
Lecture, The Toyo Bunko Museum   13 May 2018   The Toyo Bunko
The Kamehameha Dynasty which conquered the Hawaiian Islands in the end of the 18 century was annexed by the United Stated in the end of 19th century. The lecture examines the process of absorption.
Globalized reciprocity: The circulation of ceremonial valuables and cash among the global Samoan world
Matori Yamamoto
The Kanto Workshop, the Japanese Society of Oceanic Studies   25 Nov 2017   The Japanese Society of Oceanic Studies
Ceremonial exchange based on traditional reciprocity system was transformed into the giving and receiving causing the flow of finemats plus honorary chiefly titles from the homelands to migrant communities and the flow of cash money in the opposit...
Analyzing Fashion Show in the Pacific Festival of Arts
Matori Yamamoto
IUAES Intercongress 2017   4 May 2017   International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Society
The Festival of Pacific Arts takes place every four years. The Fashion show is one of the popular theme of the festival. In the show, it is important to show the cultural identity and characteristics of each country than to show the similarities a...

Research Grants & Projects

 
Anthropological research on contemporary Pacific arts: Focus on the art activities of the Pacific Islander migrants in New Zealand
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Matori Yamamoto
Reciprocity Globalized: The New Development of Ceremonial Exchange in Samoa
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014
Migrants and Home : Identity and Reciprocity in the Global Samoan World
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2011
An Anthropological Study of Glocalization and National Culture in the Microstaties of Oceania.
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2008
Historical Anthropology of Interracial Relationship in Colonial Oceania : Focused on Western Samoa under the New Zealand Administration
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2008