ONO Mayumi

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ONO Mayumi
Masters(Waseda University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Research Associate, Waseda University Faculty of International Research and Education


Cultural Anthropology, Graduate School, Division of General Culture, University of Tokyo
International Relations, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda Universtiy


Long-stay Tourism: Japanese Elderly Tourists in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
Mayumi Ono
Senri Ethnological Studies   (76) 95-110   2010
Japanese Lifestyle Migration/Tourism in Southeast Asia
Mayumi Ono
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   (Vol.10) 43-52   2009
Long-stay Tourism and International Retirement Migration: Japanese Retirees in Malaysia
Mayumi Ono
Senri Ethnological Reports   (77) 151-162   2008
Young Japanese Settlers in Thailand: the pursuit of comfort and an alternative lifestyle
Mayumi Ono
Waseda University’s Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies Working Paper Series   (#4)    2005

Conference Activities & Talks

Spiritual values in materiality: Japanese retirement migrants in Malaysia
Society for East AsianAnthropology, American Anthropological Association   2011   
Fleeing From Constraints: Japanese Retirement Migrants in Malaysia
Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association   2010   
Migration as a lifestyle choice: the self-actualization of Japanese retirees living in Malaysia
Workshop on Theorizing Lifestyle Migration”, Spanish National Research Council   2010   
Japanese Retirement Communities in Malaysia
The Annual Meeting of Anthropologists of Japan in Japan   2009   
Showing a Big Picture of What Other Countries are Doing: A cross-cultural study of informal care policies across six Asia-Pacific Countries
The International Forum on Aging-in-Place and Age Friendly Cities, International Federation on Aging   2009   

Research Grants & Projects

International mobilities for care: Medical tourism and transnational dynamics of patients and care-takers
Project Year: 2011   
Anthropological study on Japanese international retirement migration
Project Year: 2004   
Sustaining ‘Aging In Place’: Towards a multidimensional analysis of informal care within Asia Pacific Region
International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 2009 - 2010