YOSIDA Kenji

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Name
YOSIDA Kenji
Affiliation
National Museum of Ethnology
Degree
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Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1989
Graduate School, Division of Letters, Osaka University
 
 
 - 
1977
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University
 

Misc

 
Ethnographic Exhibitions Today : the poetics and politics of representation
The Japanese Journal of Ethnology   62(4) 518-536   1998
Masks and Secrecy among the Chewa
African Arts   26(2) 34-45   1993
Masks and Transformation among the Chewa of Eastern Zambia
Senri Ethnological Studies   (31) 207-273   1992

Books etc

 
Forest of Masks : Masked Society, Spirit Possession and Sorcery among the Chewa
1992   
Masks are alive
1994   
Masks of Equatorial Africa
1990   
Primitivism in 20th Century Art
1995   
Constracting "African Arts" in Modern Museums
1996   
Images of Other Cultures(eds. )
NHK Service Center, Inc.   1997   
A History of Ethnographic Exhibitions representations of other cultures
1996   
Representing cultures
1999   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Museum: A Place of Transmitting and Creating “Memory” [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
The 23rd Science in Japan Forum “Memory and the Museum”   15 Jun 2018   
Ethnographic Museums: Approaches and perspectives in the contemporaneity [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
IUAES(The International union of Anthropological and ethnological Sciences) Inter-Congress 2016   4 May 2016   
Ongoing Movements in the Museum Exhibition 2014 [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
Kanchanaphisek National Museum   26 Aug 2014   Kanchanaphisek National Museum
Re-imagining Ethnological Museums: New Approaches to Developing the Museum as a Place of Multi-lateral Contacts and Knowledge(Commission on Museums and Cultural) [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
JASCA 50th Anniversary Conference + IUAES Inter-Congress 2014   15 May 2014   
Museum Exhibition in the World [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
Museum Workshop 2011   2 Nov 2012   National Museum of Lusaka
The Museum, a Platform for the Intangible Cultural Heritage [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
The International Symposium "Museums and Intangible Heritage"   28 Sep 2012   National Folk Museum
Opening Remarks: Can Art and Museums Contribute to the Renaissance of the Society? [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
International Symposium 2012 "Can Art and Museums Contribute to the Renaissance of the Society?"   26 May 2012   National Museum of Ethnology
Museum Exhibitions in the World [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
1 Dec 2011   Lusaka National Museum
Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Africa: From Memories to Histoeies
YOSIDA Kenji
2 Mar 2008   
The Philosophy of Cultural Resources : Knowledge, Culture and Society in the 21st Century [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
2007/11/24   24 Nov 2007   
Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Africa: With Special Reference the Situation of Mali, Tanzania, and Madagascar [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
JSPS AA Science Platform Program- Colloquium   18 Jan 2007   
Ethnographic Museums and the Public Sphere [Invited]
YOSIDA Kenji
International Forum「Museums and Public Spheres」   12 Oct 2004   

Works

 
Anthropological Researh in the Chewa, Zambia
1984
Historical Survey of Ethnographical collection of the British Museum
1990
Comparative study of Representation of Cultures in Museums
1994

Research Grants & Projects

 
Anthropological Study of Representation of "Other Cultures"
Anthropological Study of Masks and Spirit Possession in Africa