Sasaki Ken'ichi

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Name
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Affiliation
Meiji University
Section
School of Arts and Letters
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Harvard University)

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2013
 - 
Mar 2014
Lecturer
 
Apr 2009
 - 
Jul 2010
Researcher
 
Apr 2009
   
 
Professor
 
Oct 2007
 - 
Mar 2008
Lecturer
 
Apr 2007
 - 
Mar 2009
Associate Professor
 

Education

 
Sep 1986
 - 
Jun 1995
Archaeology, Dept. of Anthropology, Harvard University
 
Sep 1981
 - 
May 1986
Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Science (Humanities), The University of Michigan
 

Published Papers

 
Mapping the Sajizuka Keyhole-Shaped Tumulus, Ibaraki Prefecture of Eastern Japan
(11) 105-119   May 2015
Report of re-mapping the Maruyama No. 4 Tumulus, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Prefecture
(16) 3-18   Mar 2012
Distribution of the Kinai-type Cooking Wares in Third Century Western Japan: Approach to Early Sate Formation
(66) 251-312   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Significance of Archaeological Investigations into the Moundville Site, Alabama Conducted by C. B. Moore (1904, 05)
Collected Essays in Celebration of Professor Hiroshi Tsude's Retirement, published by the Department of Archaeology, Osaka University   33-49   Mar 2005
Japanese Archaeology of State Origins
Archaeology of State Formation,Dept. of Archaeology,Osaka University   29-54   Apr 1999
Significance of the Mound Form of the Terado-Otsuka Tumulus, Kyoto
Reports of Archaeological Investigations in Muko City,Muko City Center for Archaeological Operations   第49集 135-137   Mar 1999
Archaeology
田中琢、佐川正敏
Introductory Bibliography for Japanese Studies   X(2) 1-30   1998
Archaeology
田中琢、佐川正敏
Introductory Bibliography for Japanese Studies   IX(2) 1-30   1995
Current Issues in North American Archaeology (With Special Reference to the Archaeology of State Origins)
Current World Archaeology   17-24   1994
Chohoji Minamibara Investigatims in the Framework of Kofun Period Archaeolgy
Osaka University Studies in Archaeology      1992
Archaeological Trends in America and in Japan: In Pursuit of their Integration
Kokogaku Kenkyu   37(3) 25-44   1990
Middle-Range Theory in Japanese Archaeology: Problems of Regional Interaction
Kodai   (104) 1-18   1997
Excavation of the Terado-(]J1055[)tsuka Keyhole-Shaped Tumulus, Kyoto-An Approach to Elite Interaction in Fourth Century Japan
Sundai Historical Review,Sundai Historical Association   (107) 90-93   1999
Structure of Archaeological Theory in Japan
Material Culture,The Society for the Study of Material Culture   67号 11-19   May 1999
A History of Settlement Archaeology in Japan
Journal of East Asian Archaeology,Brill, Leiden   Vol.1 325-352   Aug 1999
A Tribute to the Memory of Professor Chang Kwang-chih
Cultura Antiqua,Paleologial Association of Japan   第54巻第3号 53-56   Mar 2002
Archaeological Investigations at the Raidenyama Tumulus, Ibaragi Prefecture
UniversitySundai Historical Review,Sundai Historical Association of Meiji   115号 97-114   Mar 2002
History of Experimental Archaeology of Bows and Arrows
Interdisciplinary Studies of the Evolution of Weapons   27 131-139   Dec 2002
Recent Research into the State Formation Process in Japan
Rekishi Hyoron, or Critical Review of History   (655) 68-75   Nov 2004
Faking Early and Middle Paleolithic Sites in Japan: Some Thoughts on the Possible Backgrounds
Journal of the Japan Skeptics   12 3-11   Dec 2005   [Invited]
Theories of a Chiefdom and State Formation in Japan
(18) 58-62   Aug 2009
Mapping keyhole-shaped and large circular tumuli of the Nishihara Mound Group, Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture
Kokogaku Shukan   (7) 79-97   Oct 2011
Concept of a State and the Kofun Period Archaeology
Archaeology Quarterly   (117) 48-53   Nov 2011
Mapping the Jizo-zuka Mounded Tomb, Omitama City, Ibaraki Prefecture
10 115-127   Mar 2016
Excavation in 2010 at the Tsukayama Mounded Tomb, Ibaraki Prefecture
(24) 43-77   Mar 2016

Misc

 
Archaeological Investigations at the Moundville Site, Alabama, U. S.
K(]J1155[)kogaku Kenky(]J1173[)   40(2) 16-19   1993
On the Older Forms of Terracotta Roofing-Tiles
(129・130) 25-75   Sep 2012

Books etc

 
Burial Mounds in Europe and Japam
Sasaki Ken'ichi (Part:Contributor, Social Stratification and the Formation of Mounded Tombs in the Kofun Period of Protohistoric Japan)
Archeo Press, London   Oct 2018   ISBN:978 1 78969 007 1
Digging Up Toyama's Past
Toyama Profectural Board of Education   1991   
Fujiwara Palace and Capital
Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute   1991   
Regional Interaction and the Development of Social Camplexity: Case of Third Century Western Japan
University Microfilms International   Jun 1995   
Current Issues and Prospect for the Future in Japanese Archaeology
Jun 1995   
Art of Bronze Bells in Early Japan
National Museum of Japanese History   Oct 1995   
Nara Imperial Palace Site : An Exhibition Guide
Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute   1996   
Japanese Archaeology:A New Introduction
Yoshinori Yasuda (Part:Joint Work)
Nov 1999   ISBN:978-4-641-12078-1
Methods and Theories of Contemporary Archaeology: A Glossary, Vol. III
Dosei-sha   Sep 2000   ISBN:978-4-88621-205-0
Ancient History from the Perspective of the Sea-Issues of East Asian Meditteranean Sea
Apr 2002   ISBN:978-4-04-703336-7
Society and Culture in Kofun Period Japan
Hatsushige Otsuka and Takehiko Yoshimura (Part:Joint Work)
Aoki Shoten   Oct 2003   
Encyclopedia of Modern Archaeological Method and Theory
Masahito Anzai (Part:Joint Work)
May 2004   ISBN:978-4-88621-294-8
"Archaeological Investigations into the Yukinoyama Tumulus, Shiga Prefecture, Japan (End of the Third Century A.D.) no."
Shinsensha   Aug 2004   ISBN:978-4-7877-0438-9
Basic Knowledge about Ancient History of Japan no.
"Takehiko Yoshimura, Akio Kawajiri" (Part:Joint Work)
Mar 2005   
"Approach to Political Interaction among Local Elites in Sixth Century Lake Kasumigaura Region, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan no."
"Saburo Kobayashi, Hideshi Ishikawa" (Part:Joint Work)
"Archaeology Program, Faculty of Arts and Letters, Meiji University"   Mar 2005   
City and State Formation
Aoki Shoten   Mar 2007   ISBN:978-4-250-20708-2
Invitation to Archaeology
Apr 2011   ISBN:978-4-641-12434-9
Encounter of Kinai-type and Northern Kyushu-type cooking jars in third century Japan
Douseisha   Nov 2011   ISBN:978-4-88621-580-2
Evolution of Symbolism in Seventh Century A.D. Japan
KOBAYASHI Saburo (Part:Joint Editor)
Rokuichi Shobo   Apr 2013   ISBN:978-4-86445-023-2
Report of Archaeological Investigations into Haniwa Ceramic Figurines Excavated at the Funazuka Mounded Tomb, Ibaraki Prefecture
Ibaraki Prefectural Board of Education   Mar 2015   
Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Sep 2016   
Testing Western Theories of State Formation against Kofun Period Archaeological Data
Douseisha   Jun 2017   
Kofun Era and the State Formation in Japan
Ken'ichi Sasaki (Part:Contributor)
Routledge, London   Jul 2017   ISBN:978-0-515-70702-2
Keyhole-shaped mounded tombs in the Lake Kasumigaura region, eastern Japan
Ken'ichi Sasaki (Part:Editor)
Feb 2018   
Early Korea-Japan Interactions
Mark Byington, Martin Bale, Iwanaga Shozo, Habuta Yoshiyuki, Kameda Shuichi (Part:Joint Editor, Introduction, Archaeological Investigations at the Ōmuro Cairn Cluster in the Central Highlands of Japan)
Korea Institute, Harvard University   May 2018   ISBN:978-0-9886928-7-9
Collects seven papers on the titled issue.

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Archaeological Excavations at the Okkoshi-Tokazuka Mounded Tomb, Ibaraki Prefecture
Sasaki Ken'ichi
15 Feb 2018   
Center and Periphery in the Early State Formation in Japan
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Roundtable Discussion: Archaeology and the Early Japanese State   12 Oct 2017   
Periodization in Japanese Archaeology: Case of the Yayoi-Kofun transition
Sasaki Ken'ichi
European Association for Japanese Studies   1 Sep 2017   
Distributing the “Standard” of Mound Construction to Local Elites as an Example of Inalienable Wealth
Sasaki Ken'ichi
European Association for East Asian Art and Archaeology   25 Aug 2017   
State Formation in Japan: A View from Eastern Periphery
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Asian Archaeology Seminar, Harvard University   22 Jun 2017   
Recent Discoveries and Controversies—Japan [Invited]
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Asian Archaeology: Recent Discoveries and Controversies. Harvard-Yenching Institute Roundtable Discussion   28 Mar 2017   
Archaeological Investigations into the Dainichizuka Mounded Tomb (late sixth century), Ibaraki Prefecture, Eastern Japan
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Meiji-USC Faculty and Graduate Research Exchange   16 Feb 2017   
Regional Difference in Elite Symbolism during Kofun Period Japan
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Eighth World Archaeological Congress   29 Aug 2016   
Adoption of a Practice of Horse-Riding in Fifth Century Japan
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Society for East Asian Archaeology, 7th Meeting   11 Jun 2016   
Archaeological Investigations of the Sixth-Century History of Southern Hitachi Province
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Meiji-USC Faculty and Graduate Student Research Exchange   16 Mar 2016   
Introduction of a Practice of Horse-Riding in Fifth-Century Japan and its Political Significance.
Sasaki Ken'ichi
Society for American Archaeology, 80th Annual Meeting   16 Apr 2015   
Bronze Age in Japan
アメリカ東洋学会 ニューイングランド例会 New England Chapter Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies
1987   
Elite Interaction and the Development of Social Complexity
アメリカ人類学会第96回総会 American Anthropological Association 96┣D1th┫D1 Meeting
1997   
Ceramics Approach to Redistribution
アメリカ人類学会第97回総会 American Anthropological Association 97┣D1th┫D1 Meeting
1998   
New Perspectives on State Formation Processes in the Japanese Archipelago (分科会組織、議長を務める)
アメリカ考古学会第63回総会 Society for American Archaeology 63┣D1rd┫D1 meeting
1998   
Archaeological Investigations into the Moundiville Site, Alabama,United States--An Approach to the Case of a Pre-Urban Society
Feb 2000   
Distribution of Standardized Mound Form as an Inalienable Wealth--Excavations of the Terado-Otsuka Keyhole-Shaped Tumulus in Kyoto
Jul 2000   
Archaeological Trends in the United States and in Japan: Their Differences and the backgrounds
Sep 2000   
Methodologies of Japanese Archaeology from a Western Perspective
Oct 2000   
Japanese Archaeology of State Origins -- A Review of Theoretical Studies
Nov 2000   
Prehistoric Obsidian Mining in teh Central Highlands of Japan: Archaeological Investigations at the Takayama Sites
合衆国首都ワシントンで開催の世界考古学会議World Archaeological Congress第5回総会で、安蒜政雄、島田数高と共同発表
Jun 2003   
Tainted Evidence and Restoration of Confidence in the Pleistocene Archaeology of the Japanese Archipelago
カナダ、モントリオールで開催のSociety for American Archaeology第69回総会での分科会議長を務める
Apr 2004   
Approach to Political Interaction among Local Elites in 5th and 6th Century Lake Kasumigaura Region, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
この英文発表が含まれる分科会、Center and Periphery with Symbiotic Perspectivesの議長も務めた。世界考古学会議WACの大阪中間会議で。
Jan 2006   
What analyses of burial mounds suggest?
Dept. of History, University of Southern California   4 Dec 2008   
古墳時代考古学概論
Archaeological Investigations at the Omuro Cairn Cluster in the Central Highlands of Japan--With Reference to Korean Immigrants in Fifth and Sixth Centuries A.D.
East Asian Archaeology Seminar, Harvard University   18 Sep 2009   
Excavations at the Yukinoyama Keyhole-Shaped Burial Mound: Approach to Early State Formation in Fourth Century Japan
Japan Week, Michigan State University   22 Sep 2009   
滋賀県雪野山古墳の発掘調査成果
The Archaeology of Keyhole Tombs: Political Structure in Early Kofun Period Japan (ca. AD 250-400)
International Center for East Asian Archaeology and Culture History, Boston University   2 Nov 2009   
古墳時代前期の政治組織に迫る
Political Structures of the Early Kofun Period—Archaeological Perspectives from the Keyhole Tombs
Meiji University-USC Faculty and Graduate Student Research Exchange   7 Dec 2009   
古墳時代前期の社会構造に迫る
The Archaeology of Keyhole Tombs: Approach to Early State Formation in Japan
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA   13 Jan 2010   
茨城県南部における大型前方後円墳の体系的測量調査の成果
Japanese Archaeology of State Formation: A View from Eastern Periphery
East Asian Archaeology Seminar, Harvard University   12 Feb 2010   
東日本の古墳文化に基づき、国家形成過程における東国の位置づけに迫る。
State Formation in Japan: Application of Galactic Polity Model
Re-thinking East Asian Archaeolgy   1 Dec 2010   Academia Sinica, Taipei
タンバイアの銀河系政体論を古墳時代考古学に導入する試み
Political Structures of the Middle Kofun Period—Archaeological Perspectives from the Keyhole Tombs
Meiji University-USC Faculty and Graduate Student Research Exchange   8 Dec 2010   明治大学・南カリフォルニア大学
古墳時代中期の政治構造に迫る。
Autonomous Role of Peripheral Polities in the Process of State Formation in Japan
Society for American Archaeology, 76th Meeting   2 Apr 2011   Society for American Archaeology
国家形成期における古墳時代地域社会の自律性を主張。
Archaeology of Keyhole Shaped Mound: Approach to Early State Formation in Japan
Washington University at St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.   28 Oct 2011   
滋賀県雪野山古墳の発掘調査概要
Archaeological Investigations into the Omuro Cairn and Mound Group (A.D. 5th-7th c.) in the Central Highlands of Japan
International Center for East Asian Archaeology and Culture History, Boston University   2 Nov 2011   
長野市大室古墳群の調査成果
Social and Political Structure in Sixth-century Japan, Seen from the Perspective of Mortuary Practices
Meiji University-USC Faculty and Graduate Student Research Exchange   24 Jan 2012   
古墳時代後期の社会組織に迫る。
State Formation in Japan: A View from Eastern Periphery
Society for East Asian Archaeology, 5th Worldwide Meeting   9 Jun 2012   
東国の古墳文化に基づき、国家形成期(古墳時代)における東国地域社会の自律性を主張
Local Elite Lineages in the Eastern Peripheral Regions of Kofun Period Japan
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures   17 Jul 2012   
茨城県霞ケ浦沿岸地域における大型古墳の体系的測量調査の成果
State Formation in Japan: A View from Eastern Periphery
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures   17 Jul 2012   
国家形成期における東国地域社会の自律性を主張
Archaeological Investigations into the Omuro Cairn and Mound Group (A.D. 5th-7th c.) in the Central Highlands of Japan
Meiji University-USC Faculty and Graduate Student Research Exchange   29 Nov 2012   
長野市大室古墳群の発掘調査成果。
Nature of Kofun Period Archaeology from a World Perspective
New Perspectives on the State Formation in Japan   1 Nov 2013   
Political Organization in Kofun Age Japan
USC-Meiji University Research Exchange   5 Dec 2013   
State Formation in Eastern Peripheral Region of Japan
Society for American Archaeology 79th Meeting   26 Apr 2014   Society for American Archaeology
Transformation of Elite Symbolism from Keyhole-shaped Burial Mounds to Buddhist Temples in Seventh Century Japan
USC-Meiji University Faculty Graduate Student Research Exchange   4 Dec 2014   Meiji University Graduate School

Association Memberships

 
 

Works

 
Archaeological Investigations at the Tamari Tumulus Cluster, Omitama City, Ibaragi Prefecture
The Others   Jul 2001
Archaeological Investigations at the Omuro Tumulus Cluster, Nagano Prefecture
The Others   Jul 2000
Archaeological Investigations at the Terado-(]J1055[)tsuka Keyhole-Shaped Tomb (Early 4┣D1th┫D1 Century)
The Others   1998
Archaeological Investigations at the Yukinoyama Keyhole-Sheped Tomb (Early 4┣D1th┫D1 Century)
The Others   Mar 1991

Research Grants & Projects

 
A Study of State Formation Processes in an Eastern Peripheral Region of Japan
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2012
Regional Differentiation in the Process of State Formation in Sixth and Seventh Century Eastern Japan
Project Year: 2004 - Today
Political Relationships among Local Chiefs in Kafun Period Japan : Case of Northeastern Kan to Region
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2005
State Formation Processes in Japan from the Standpoint of Regional Interaction
Project Year: Apr 1999 - Today