KUWAYAMA Takami

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Name
KUWAYAMA Takami
URL
http://members3.jcom.home.ne.jp/kwanthro/
Affiliation
Kwansei Gakuin University
Section
School of Sociology
Job title
professor
Degree
Ph. D.(UCLA), M.A.(Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Other affiliation
Ainu and Indigenous Studies Center

Profile

Currently engaged in anthropological and folkloristic research on the idea of "native" in Japanese Studies inside and outside Japan. Major English-language publications include Native Anthropology: The Japanese Challenge to Western Academic Hegemony (Trans Pacific Press, 2004).

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
professor, School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University
 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
professor emeritus, Hokkaido University
 
Dec 2003
 - 
Mar 2018
professor, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University
 
Oct 1993
 - 
Mar 2001
associate & full professor, Department of Literature, Soka University
 
Aug 1989
 - 
May 1993
assistant professor (tenure-track), Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Education

 
Oct 1982
 - 
Jun 1989
Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
 
Apr 1979
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Mar 1982
Asia-Pacific Course, Department of Area Studies, Graduate School, Tokyo University of Foregin Studies
 
Apr 1974
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Mar 1978
Department of Anglo-American Studies, School of Foreign Languages, Tokyo Univeristy of Foreign Studies
 

Committee Memberships

 
Mar 2019
 - 
Today
National Institutes for the Humanities  Selection Committee for International Award of Japanese Studies
 
Feb 2017
 - 
Today
International Federation of Folklore Societies  Vice President
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2018
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Executive, the 27th Eexecutive Board
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2018
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Chair, Special Committee for Strengthening Overseas Dissemination of Academic Information
 
Oct 2015
 - 
Today
Folklore Society of Japan  Chair, Special Committee for the Preparation of Joining the International Federation of Folklore Societies
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Executive, the 26th Executive Board
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Editor-in-Chief, Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Chair, Special Committee for Strengthening Overseas Dissemination of Academic Information
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2012
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Executive, the 24th Executive Board
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2010
Shibusawa Foundation for the Promotion of Ethnology  Chair, Shibusawa Award Selection Committee
 
Apr 2008
 - 
Mar 2010
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Executive, the 23rd Executive Board
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2010
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Editor-in-Chief, Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2009
Shibusawa Foundation for the Promotion of Ethnology  Member, Shibusawa Award Selection Committee
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Mar 2006
Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology  Executive, the 21st Executive Board
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2018
Japanese Anthropology, Neoliberal Knowledge Structuring, and the Rise of Audit Culture: Lessons from the Academic World System, 2017 Best Paper Award, Asian Anthropology
 

Published Papers

 
Lessons from Other Cultural Experiences: From the Field in Japan, the West, and East Asia
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Journal of Cultural Studies   28 1-27   Jun 2019   [Invited]
How Japan Has Been Seen: The Dynamics of Gaze on Women's Kimono in Japan and the West
KUWAYAMA Takami
Ajia Yugaku   219 192-207   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Japanese Anthropology, Neoliberal Knowledge Structuring, and the Rise of Audit Culture: Lessons from the Academic World System
KUWAYAMA Takami
Asian Anthropology   16(3) 159-171   Sep 2017
Introduction: The Internationalization/ Globalization of Anthropology in East Asia: Korea and Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   17(2) 53-55   Mar 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
General Introduction: The Internationalization of Japanese Cultural Anthropology and the Attempt to Strengthen the Overseas Dissemination of Information
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   17(2) 25-26   Mar 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
A Genealogy of Japan's Self-Portraits: Western Individualism vs. Japanese Collectivism
KUWAYAMA Takami
CEL (Culture, Energy and Life)   (114) 38-43   Nov 2016   [Invited]
On the Inauguration of the JRCA "Anthropology and Folklore" Series
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   16 233-236   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
On the Inauguration of the JRCA "Classic Japanese Anthropology" Series
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   16 5-6   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Narrating Okinawa: The Political Economy of Postwar Anglophone Ethnography
TOKUMORI Rima & KUWAYAMA Takami (translation)
How Japan Has Been Narrated: Overseas Cultural Anthropological and Folkloristic Studies of Japan   115-149   Mar 2016
Conceptions of Religion in Village Japan by Richard Beardsley and Others: Insights from Admirably "Dry" Ethnography
NAKANISHI Yuji & KUWAYAMA Takami
How Japan Has Been Narrated: Overseas Cultural Anthropological and Folkloristic Studies of Japan   85-114   Mar 2016
The Ainu in Western Ethnological Discourse
KUWAYAMA Takami (translation)
How Japan Has Been Narrated: Overseas Cultural Anthropological and Folkloristic Studies of Japan   179-207   Mar 2016
Re-viewing John Embree's Suye Mura: Re-reading the Classic in Rural Studies of Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
How Japan Has Been Narrated: Overseas Cultural Anthropological and Folkloristic Studies of Japan   57-83   Mar 2016
Introduction: The Inside and the Outside of Japanese Studies
KUWAYAMA Takami
How Japan Has Been Narrated: Overseas Cultural Anthropological and Folkloristic Studies of Japan   1-25   Mar 2016
On the "Strengthening of the Overseas Dissemination of Academic Information:" An Overview and Some Personal Views
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   80(2) 270-274   Sep 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Introduction: Bridging the Anthropology of Japan Inside and Outside Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   15 75-79   Mar 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
General Introduction: The Internationalization of Japanese Cultural Anthropology and the Attempt to Strengthen the Overseas Dissemination of Information
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   15 47-48   Mar 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
American Anthropologist   116(3) 658-662   Sep 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
The Study of Rural Communities in Japan by American Researchers before and after the Second World War (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Minpaku Newsletter   (139) 10-11   Dec 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Unfinished Projects in Postwar Japanese Anthropology: Explorations into What Never Happened
Anthropological Creation of East Asia: A Critical Reflection   15-29   Dec 2011   [Invited]
Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism
KUWAYAMA Takami
The First World Humanities Forum, UNESCO   74-85   Nov 2011   [Invited]
Japan Seen from the Outside (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Minpaku Newsletter   (132) 10-11   2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Women, Okinawa, and Whales: the Western Gaze on Japan (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Minpaku Newsletter   (135) 16-17   2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Museum Display and Images of Other Peoples: Japanese Kimono as Seen in Museum Gift Shops (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
A Study of Exhibitions in Asia: Through the Display of Human Bodies   80-112   2008
Transcending the Boundaries: The Case of the Anthropology of Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Studies: Seen from Europe, Seen from Japan (Hosei University, 21st Century Center of Excellence Program, International Japanese Studies Research Series in English, Volume 1)   1 17-25   2008   [Invited]
Bushido as a Critique of Western Civilization (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Japanese Studies   7 161-188   2007   [Invited]
Looking beyond Culture
KUWAYAMA Takami
Journal of Education for International Understanding   3 26-40   2007   [Refereed][Invited]
Trajectories of Hanafuda (Flower Cards) in Japan and Korea (in Korean)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Education for International Understanding (Korean)   19 20-35   2007   [Invited]
Lessons from American Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology   31(1) 27-56   2006   [Refereed][Invited]
When the Japanese Narrate Japan in Japanese: On the Readership/Audience in the Ethnographic Triad (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   71(2) 243-265   2006   [Refereed][Invited]
Cultural Anthropology and Folkloristics: Some Thoughts on Fieldwork (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Cultural Policy, Traditional Cultural Industry, and Folklorism (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Report)   151-158   2004   [Invited]
Representations of Japan in American Textbooks of Anthropology: Focusing on the Use of Photographs
KUWAYAMA Takami
Occasional papers series, Europe Japan Research Centre, Oxford Brookes University   1    2003   [Invited]
Natives as Dialogic Partners: Some Thoughts on Native Anthropology
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology Today   19(1) 8-13   2003   [Refereed]
Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ) and Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami & NAKAMAKI, Hirochika
Japanese Journal of Ethnology   66(2) 258-262   2001   [Refereed]
Kunio Yanagita's Global Folkloristics Reconsidered, Part 2 (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 7th Report by the Society of Kunio Yanagita   7 1-13   2001   [Invited]
A Content Analysis of American Cultural Anthropology Textbooks: Focusing on the Changes since the Early 1990s (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology   25(3) 355-384   2001   [Refereed]
The Genealogy of the Study of the Japanese Family (Ie) in Anglophone Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the Folklore Society of Japan   230 61-77   2001   [Refereed]
The Frontiers of Native Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Annals of Social Anthropology   27 141-156   2001   [Refereed]
The Discourse of Ie (Family) in Japan’s Cultural Identity and Nationalism: A Critique
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   2 3-37   2001   [Refereed]
Kunio Yanagita's "Global Folkloristics" Reconsidered: Through the Anthropological Lens (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the Folklore Society of Japan   222 1-32   2000   [Refereed]
Native Anthropologists: With Special Reference to Japanese Studies Inside and Outside Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies   6 7-33   2000   [Invited]
An Asian Anthropologist in the United States of America : An Autobiography
KUWAYAMA Takami
Sociologica (Journal of the Sociology Society of Soka University)   23(1) 77-106   1998   [Refereed]
"Native" Anthropologists: With Special Reference to Japanese Studies Inside and Outside Japan (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Journal of Ethnology   61(4) 517-542   1997   [Refereed]
Questioning Majority Consciousness: Papers in Honor of Professor Jiro Suzuki (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Sociologica (Journal of the Sociology Society of Soka University)   22(1) 61-70   1997   [Refereed]
Personal Reflections on the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Journal of Ethnology   61(3) 488-492   1996   [Refereed]
Gasshuku : Off-Campus Training in the Japanese School
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology & Education Quarterly   27(1) 111-134   1996   [Refereed]
American Anthropology Textbooks and Images of the Japanese (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
NEWSLETTER Cultural Anthropology   3 14-15   1996
Japan's Place in the Global Community : Is Japan Eastern or Western?
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Virginia Geographer   25(1-2) 1-10   1994   [Refereed][Invited]
A Japanese Anthropologist's Response to Contested Pasts and the Practice of Anthropology
KUWAYAMA Takami
American Anthropologist   95(3) 704-706   1993   [Refereed]
The Japanese Conception of the Self: The Dynamics of Autonomy and Heteronomy (Ph.D. thesis)
KUWAYAMA Takami
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)      1989   [Refereed]
The Origin of Cultural Relativism in Contemporary Perspective
KUWAYAMA Takami
T. Kuwayama and M. Ayabe (eds.) Advanced Cultural Anthropology   3-16   Apr 2018   [Invited]

Misc

 
Towards a Diverse Society with Freedom and Responsibility
KUWAYAMA Takami
Chapel Lectures 2018, Department of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University   58-62   Mar 2019
Reaching a Global Readership from the Margin
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology News (Newsletter for the American Anthropological Association)   52(6) 23-23   2011   [Invited]
A Report on the 2008 Workshop of the Hokkaido Division of the Japanese Society of Culutral Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the Hokkaido Ethnological Society   5 67-69   2009   [Invited]
A Report on the 2005 Workshop of the Hokkaido Division of the Japanese Society of Culutral Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the Hokkaido Ethnological Society   2 95-95   2006   [Invited]
A Report on the 2004 Workshop of the Hokkaido Division of the Japanese Society of Culutral Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Bulletin of the Hokkaido Ethnological Society   1 90-92   2005   [Invited]
BOOK REVIEW (in Japanese) Akitoshi Shimizu and Jan van Bremen, eds., Wartime Japanese Anthropology in Asia and the Pacific. Senri Ethnological Studies 65, 2003
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   69(3) 472-475   2004   [Invited]
Analyses of Textbooks (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
A Reconsideration of Cultural Anthropological Education in Japan: In Response to New Social Demands (report of the Grant-in-Aid project   9-12   2003
BOOK REVIEW Joy Hendry, The Orient Strikes Back: A Global View of Cultural Display. Oxford: Berg, 2000
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropological Science   109(4) 325-330   2001   [Invited]
English translation of "Research Abstracts," Folk Culture among the Korean Ethnic Group in Northeast China (Akira Takeda, ed.)
KUWAYAMA Takami
452-455   1999
Native Anthropologists: With Special Reference to Japanese Studies Inside and Outside Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japan Anthropology Workshop Newsletter   26-27 (double issue) 52-56   1997   [Invited]
Response to Jan Van Bremen
KUWAYAMA Takami
Japan Anthropology Workshop Newsletter   26-27 (double issue) 66-69   1997   [Invited]
American Anthropology Textbooks and Images of the Japanese (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA, Takami
NEWSLETTER Cultural Anthropology   3 14-15   1996
BOOK REVIEW Jane Bachnik & Charles J. Quinn, Jr., eds., Situated Meaning: Inside and Outside in Japanese Self, Society, and Language. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994
KUWAYAMA Takami
Asian Folklore Studies   LIV(1) 141-143   1995   [Invited]
BOOK REVIEW Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, Rice as Self: Japanese Identity through Time. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993
KUWAYAMA Takami
Asian Folklore Studies   LIII(2) 359-361   1994   [Invited]
Cultural Understanding and Beyond
KUWAYAMA Takami
VCU Voice (newsletter for the faculty and students at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond)   19(17)    May 1991
Japanese Individuality: The Group Model Reconsidered through Native Eyes
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology Newsletter (Newsletter for the American Anthropological Association)   32(4)    Apr 1991
Commentary: The "Power" of Culture
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology Newsletter (Newsletter for the American Anthropological Association)   32(4) 40-40   Apr 1991   [Refereed]
BOOK REVIEW Edward Norbeck and Margaret Lock, eds. Health, Illness, and Medical Care in Japan: Cultural and Social Dimensions. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1987
KUWAYAMA Takami
Medical Anthropology Quarterly   5(1) 88-90   1991   [Invited]
BOOK REVIEW Roger Goodman, Japan’s ‘International Youth’: The Emergence of a New Class of Schoolchildren. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990
KUWAYAMA Takami
Journal of Asian Studies   50(4) 929-931   1991   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Cultural Anthropology and Contemporary Folkloristics
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 1 Cultural Anthropology)
Fukyosha   Apr 2019   ISBN:978-4-89489-412-9
Advanced Cultural Anthropology: From Basics to the Frontier of Knowledge
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Editor)
Minerva Shobo   Apr 2018   ISBN:978-4-623-08271-1
An Introduction to Social Anthropology (3rd ed.)
Joy Hendry; translated by KUWAYAMA Takami and HORIGUCHI Sachiko (Part:Joint Translation)
Jul 2017   ISBN:978-4-588-67519-5
How Japan Has Been Narrated: Overseas Cultural Anthropological and Folkloristic Studies of Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Editor)
Showado   Mar 2016   ISBN:978-4-8122-1534-0
Accessible Cultural Anthropology (Korean version)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Editor)
Daegu: Keimyung University Press   Aug 2012   ISBN:978-89-7585-582-5
The Birth of National Consciousness in Modern Japan: Ethnological and Folkloristic Constructions (ed. by Josef Kreiner, in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, The Formation of the Family (Ie) Model in Japanese Studies in the Anglophone World)
Tokyo: Tokyodo   2012   ISBN:978-4490207729
Anthropologists, Indigenous Scholars and the Research Endeavour: Seeking Bridges towards Mutual Respect (Joy Hendry & Laara Fitznor, eds.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, "The Ainu in the Ethnographic Triad: From the Described to the Describer")
London: Routledge   2012   ISBN:978-1138008861
The Present and Future of Ainu Studies (Hokkaido University Center for the Study of Ainu and Indigenous Peoples, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Introduciton)
Sapporo: University of Hokkaido Press   2010   ISBN:978-4832967274
Mashiho Chiri: Man and His Works (Hokkaido University Research and Education Center for Northern Studies ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Native Struggles in Ainu Studies: The Case of Professor Mashiho Chiri, an Ainu Linguist)
Sapporo: University of Hokkaido Press   2010   ISBN:978-4832933750
Theories and Methods in Contemporary Japanese Folkloristics (Wong & Hei, eds., in Chinese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Kunio Yanagita's World Folkloristics Reconsidered)
Beijing: 学苑出版社   2010   ISBN:978-7507736465
Accessible Cultural Anthropology 2nd ed. (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Editor)
Kyoto: Minerva Shobo   2010   ISBN:978-4623056965
Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Culture (Yoshio Sugimoto, ed.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Japan's Emic Conceptions)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press   2009   ISBN:978-0521880473
Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology (Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Editor, editing and writing of Chapter 18)
Tokyo: Maruzen   2009   ISBN:978-4621079973
Native Anthropology and Folkloristics: Japan in the World System of Knowledge (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
Tokyo: Kobundo   Dec 2008   ISBN:978-4335561153
Gaze from Inside and Outside (Tsutomu Hoshino, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Transcending the Boundaries: On the Cultural Anthropological Studies of Japan)
Tokyo: Sanwa Shobo   2008   ISBN:978-4862510341
Theories and Methods in Japanese Studies: Current State and Future Developments -- Papers in Honor of Josef Kreiner (Hans Dieter Olschleger, ed.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Japanese Anthropology and Folklore Studies)
V&R unipress, Bonn University Press   2008   
How to Live in the Global Age (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Editor)
Tokyo: Heibonsha   2008   ISBN:978-4582833751
Unit 7 Culture and Representation
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, EIU (Education for International Understanding) Training Modules for Teacher Trainers)
Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding, Seoul   2007   
Lost Identities and Cultures (Tsuneo Ayabe, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Chapter 25 Native Anthropology)
Tokyo: Akashi Shoten   2007   ISBN:978-4750324777
Dismantling the East-West Dichotomy (Joy Hendry & Heung Wah Wong, eds.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Anthropological Fieldwork Reconsidered: With Japanese Folkloristics as a Mirror)
London: Routledge   2006   ISBN:978-0415397384
20 Theories in Cultural Anthropology (Tsuneo Ayabe, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, On Ethnography)
Tokyo: Kobundo   2006   ISBN:978-4335561122
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (11 volumes) (George Ritzer, ed.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, “Ba,” “Ie,” “Jomin,” “Kunio Yanagita”)
Oxford: Blackwell   2006   ISBN:978-1405168144
Accessible Cultural Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Joint Editor)
Kyoto: Minerva   2006   ISBN:978-4623045778
An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology: 20 Models that Connect Classics with Contemporary Writings (Shinji Yamashita, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Culture)
Tokyo: Kobundo   2005   ISBN:978-4335561061
Asian Anthropology (Jan van Bremen, Eyal Ben-Ari, and Syed Farid Alatas, eds.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, “Native Discourse in the Academic World System: Kunio Yanagita’s Project of Global Folkloristics Reconsidered”)
London: Routledge   2005   ISBN:978-0415349833
Native Anthropology: The Japanese Challenge to Western Academic Hegemony
KUWAYAMA Takami
Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press   Feb 2004   ISBN:978-1876843762
Changes and New Trends in Taisho Japan (Yoshiya Suetake, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, The Family and Cultural Nationalism in Taisho Japan)
Tokyo: Yoshikawa Kobunkan   2004   ISBN:978-4642008242
The Making of Anthropology in East and Southeast Asia (Shinji Yamashita, Joseph Bosco, & J. S. Eades, eds.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, “The ‘World System’ of Anthropology: Japan and Asia in the Global Community of Anthropologists”)
New York: Berghahn Books   2004   ISBN:978-1571812582
References of Cultural Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Joy Hendry, Becoming Japanese)
Tokyo; Kobundo   2004   
Encyclopedia of Contemporary America (T. Oda et al., eds., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Chapter 33 Cultural Anthropology)
Tokyo: Taishukan Shoten   2004   
100 New Terms and Concepts in Cultural Anthropology (Tsuneo Ayabe, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, "Globalization," "Self," "Native Anthropology," "Representation and Display," "Postmodernism")
Tokyo: Kobundo   Jul 2002   
HENDRY, Joy, KUWAYAMA, Takami (Part:Single Translation)
Tokyo: Hosei University Press   2002   ISBN:978-4588675065
What Is Comparative Culture (Tsuyoshi Nakano, ed., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Caught between Universalism and Relativism: The World of Cultural Anthropology Seen through Human Rights)
Tokyo: Daisan Bunmeisha   1999   ISBN:978-4476090161
Japanese Culture and Society: Models of Interpretation (Josef Kreiner & Hans D. Olschleger, eds.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, “The Familial (Ie) Model of Japanese Society”)
Munchen: Iudicium   1996   ISBN:978-3891294925
Japanese Sense of Self (Nancy Rosenberger, ed.)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, The Reference Other Orientation)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press   1992   ISBN:978-0521466370
Relationships with Other Cultures (Akira Hoshino, Koji Saito, & Akio Kikuchi, eds., in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami (Part:Contributor, Recent Trends in Psychological Anthropology in the US: With Special Reference to Cultural Relativism)
Tokyo: Kawashima Shoten   1987   ISBN:978-4761003548

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Making of Women's Kimono as Japan's National Dress: The Dynamics of Gaze from Within and Without
KUWAYAMA Takami
2019 Meeting of the East Asian Anthropological Association   29 Sep 2019   
What is Cultural Anthropology?: Rethinking Some Basic Concepts [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 80th Meeting of the Kobe Anthropological Society   29 Jan 2019   
After "Native Anthropology and Folklore": The Prospect of Japanese Scholarship [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 3rd Workshop, Department of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University, 2018   31 Oct 2018   
What to Learn from Other Cultural Experience: From the Fields in Japan, the West, and East Asia [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Public Lecture, Society for the Study of Culture, Japan Women's University   23 Jun 2018   
How Japan Has Been Seen: The Dynamics of Gaze on Women's Kimono in Japan and the West [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 8th occasional meeting, Society for Theoretical Folklore Studies   16 Jun 2018   
The world system of knowledge and folklore studies in East Asia [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Symposium: Urbanization and Cultural Diversity (Hwadon Normal University, Shanghai)   4 Nov 2017   
What is Cultural about Intangible Cultural Heritage: A Critical Reflection on the UNESCO Approach to Culture [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 1st World Humanities Conference, Elgium   9 Aug 2017   
Change and Continuity in Rural Japan: Anthropological and Folkloristic Perspectives
KUWAYAMA Takami
China-Japan-USA Summer Institute of Folklore Studies, Inner Mongolia, China   18 Jul 2017   
The Objectives of the Roundtable Discussion: The Internationalization/Globalization of Anthropology in East Asia -- Part 1 Korea and Japan [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 3rd International Symposium of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA)   19 Nov 2016   
Our Hometown Takamatsu as Seen from Abroad [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Takamatsu Community Center Lecture, Okayama City   28 Aug 2016   
Is the Gap Narrowing or Widening: Hierarchical Structuring of Knowledge through Ranking and Auditing in the Age of Neoliberalism [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
2016 Annual Meeting, Society for East Asian Anthropology, American Anthropological Association   19 Jun 2016   
Comments Public Symposium "The Place of Japanese Folklore Studies in the World" [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
67th Annual Meeting of the Folklore Society of Japan   10 Oct 2015   
Re-reading John Embree, Suye Mura (1939): What Do Classics Tell Us Today?
KUWAYAMA Takami
2015 Annual Meeting of the East Asain Anthropological Association, Taipei, Taiwan   3 Oct 2015   
Some Thoughts on the Strengthening of the Overseas Dissemination of Information [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Round Table 2015 "The Wave of Internationalization/Globalization and Cultural Anthropolology: On the Verge of Plurality," the 49th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   30 May 2015   
The Internationalization of Japanese Anthropology and the Attempt to Srengthen the Overseas Dissemination of Information
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 1st JASCA (Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology) International Symposium, Tokyo   22 Nov 2014   
The Pleasure of Enemy Culture amid International Crises: Culture as Consumable Cross-Border Goods in the Age of Globalization
KUWAYAMA Takami
2014 annual meeting of the East Asian Anthropological Association, Daegu, Korea   14 Nov 2014   
Comments on Zawawi Ibrahim, "Anthropological Fieldworking and Exploring Theoretical Hybridization in the Periphery" [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Second Tokyo Thinkshop, Global Social Thought and Academic Practices in the Social Sciences, Tokyo   4 Oct 2014   
The Basic Characteristics of Japanese Folkloristics
KUWAYAMA Takami
2014 Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chiba, Japan   18 May 2014   
The Past and Future of the World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA Tenth Anniversary Symposium) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
2014 Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chiba, Japan   17 May 2014   
Common Themes and Varied Approaches: Globalization, Migration and Popular Arts (AAA/JASCA joint panel) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
2014 Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chiba, Japan   16 May 2014   
Strengthening JASCA's Publications in the World [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
2014 Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chiba, Japan   15 May 2014   
Cultural Exchange amid Political Crises: Some Thoughts on Today's Japan-Korea Relationships [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Heisei Enyu School Lectures   25 Feb 2014   
Cultural Encounters in the Classroom: Narrating My/Their Culture in Their/My Country (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 47th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, Tokyo   9 Jun 2013   
Suye Mura and Village Japan: Lessons from Two English-Language Classics in the Anthropology of Rural Japan (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 8th Public Workshop, International Institute for the Study of Folk Culture, Yokohama   2 Nov 2012   
Towards the Spatial Expanion of Rural Research in Japan: The Case of Okayama City (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Tohoku Anthropology Workshop, Sendai, Japan   26 Sep 2012   
Comments: Japan as a Research Field for Foreign Scholars [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 863rd Workshop of the Folklore Society of Japan, Tokyo   8 Jul 2012   
The Place of Masao Oka in Japanese Studies Inside and Outside Japan (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Symposium Masao Oka: A Pioneer in Japanese Ethnology, Tokyo   10 Mar 2012   
Modernization and Transformation in Postwar Rural Japan: The Case of Niiike, Okayama City (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Modernization in Japan Reconsidered in Comparison with Other Asian and African Societies, Osaka   29 Jan 2012   
Unfinished Projects in Postwar Japanese Anthropology: Explorations into What Never Happened [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropological Creation of East Asia: A Critical Reflection, Seoul, Korea   9 Dec 2011   
Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The First World Humanities Forum, UNESCO, Busan, Korea   24 Nov 2011   
Some Thoughts on Ainu Studies in Japan (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Contributions by Japanese Folklorists and Ethnologists: From the Immediate Postwar Days to the mid-1960s, Tokyo   19 Nov 2011   
Devising Cultural Anthropological Methods for Studying Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 45th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   12 Jun 2011   
What Has Changed in the Field: A Personal History of the Past 27 Years in the Community of Niiike, Okayama (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
45th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   12 Jun 2011   
Native Anthropology and Indigenous Peoples: With Special Reference to the Ainu Linguist Mashiho Chiri (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Kyoto Anthropological Workshop, Kyoto   22 Apr 2011   
The Formation of the Family (Ie) Model in Anglophone Anthropology: Early Contributions by Japanese Scholars (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Symposium The Birth of National Consciousness in Modern Japan: Folkloristic and Ethnological Constructions   11 Dec 2010   
On Overseas Japanese Studies (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Minpaku Workshop A Comprehensive Analysis of Overseas Anthropological Studies of Japan   4 Dec 2010   
Introduction, Public Symposium "Anthropology and Ainu Studies: Fieldwork as an Everyday Experience" (JASCA Open Lecture), Sapporo [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology and Ainu Studies: Fieldwork as an Everyday Experience (JASCA Open Lecture), Sapporo   13 Nov 2010   
Tokyo, Los Angeles, Richmond, and Sapporo (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 1st 2010 Workshop of the Hokkaido Division of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, Sapporo   24 Jul 2010   
What Is Fieldwork? (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 772th Workshop of the Social Anthropology Department, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo   25 Jun 2010   
Comments: The Voices of Participant Actors and Japanese Native Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, Tokyo   13 Jun 2010   
General Discussion: Objectifying the World that Resonates: Theories and Practice in Glocal Studies (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Public Symposium, the Center for Glocal Studies, Seijo University, Tokyo   15 May 2010   
On Overeas Japanese Studies: The Genealog of the Family (Ie) Model (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 846th Workshop of the Folklore Society of Japan: Farewell to Folklore Studies for Reconstructing a New Folklore Studies, Tokyo   22 Dec 2009   
The Ethnographic Triad and Natives: The Case of Ainu in Collaborative Research [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Seeking Bridges between Anthropology and Indigenous/Native Studies, Oxford   15 Jun 2009   
Native Struggles in Ainu Studies: The Case of Mashiho Chiri (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Centenarian Memorial Symposium -- Mashiho Chiri: Man and His Works, Sapporo   22 Feb 2009   
Culture and Representation: The Making of Kimono as Japan's National Dress [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Class, Meiji Gakuin University, Yokohama   21 Nov 2008   
Comments "Doing Fieldwork in Japanese Villages by Non-native Anthropologists" (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   1 Jun 2008   
National Traditions in Anthropology (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Kanto Division Workshop of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, Tokyo   10 Feb 2008   
Culture and Representation [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Teachers' Workshop, Asia Pacific Center for Education of International Understanding, Seoul   5 Oct 2007   
Native Anthropology: The Researcher and the Researched (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Outreach Lecture Series, Hokkaido University Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies   18 Aug 2007   
Cheating in Cultural Anthropology (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Public Lecture Series in the Department of Letters, Hokkaido University "800 Lies: A Cultural History of Lies and Impostures"   6 Jun 2007   
Inazo Nitobe's Bushido as a Critique of Western Civilizaiton (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Symposium "International Japanese Studies: Beyond Languages"   9 Nov 2006   
Reflections on the Paris Symposium (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 1st Inspection Meeting of the Paris Symposium, Institute for International Japanese Studies, Hosei University, Tokyo   31 Jul 2006   
Keynote Speech: Native Anthropology and the Study of the West [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Joint Meeting of the Society for European Ethnology, Society for the Anthropological Study of Contemporary Europe, and the Society for the Study of the Foundation Cultures of Europe, Tokyo   2 Jun 2006   
Japanese Anthropology and Folklore Studies [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Symposium "State, Current Developments and Future Tasks in Japanese Studies," Bonn   Feb 2006   
Transcending the Boundaries: The Case of the Anthropology of Japan [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
International Symposium "Japanese Studies, Seen from Europe, Seen from Japan, Paris   Dec 2005   
The Place of Japan in International Japanese Studies (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Regular Meeting, Institute for Japanese Studies, Hosei University, Tokyo   4 Nov 2005   
What Should We Learn from American Anthropology (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Kinki Division Workshop of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   29 Oct 2005   
Folkloristic Fieldwork through the Anthropological Lens (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 57th Annual Meeting of the Folklore Society of Japan   9 Oct 2005   
Comments "Is the Anthropology of One's Own Culture Possible?: The State of Japanese Studies by 'Japanese' Anthropologists" (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (formerly the Japanese Society of Ethnology)   22 May 2005   
Anthropological Fieldwork Reconsidered: With Japanese Folkloristics as a Mirror (presented as part of the plenary session) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 2005 Annual Meeting of Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS), Hong Kong   19 Mar 2005   
Discussion "The Pluralization of Anthropology and the Establishment of the World Council of Anthropological Associations [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
21st Century COE Program "The Humanities of Interface," Osaka   13 Feb 2005   
Panelist, Public Symposium "Cultural Anthropology in the Contemporary World: Seeking Connections with Society at Large" (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Public Symposium "Cultural Anthropology in the Contemporary World: Seeking Connections with Society at Large"   30 Oct 2004   
Cultural Policy: Introduction
KUWAYAMA Takami
Tthe Social Use of Anthropology in the Contemporary World, Osaka   28 Oct 2004   
Introduction "The Political Economy of Cultural Property and Heritage in Japan: Dialogue with Folkloristics" (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 38th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (formerly the Japanese Society of Ethnology)   Jun 2004   
Ethnographic Reading in Reverse: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword as a Study of the American Character (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Kanto Division Workshop of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   Feb 2004   
Japanese Cultural Anthropology and Folkloristics Seen through Fieldwork (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Regular Meeting of the Kyushu Society of Anthropology   Dec 2003   
Natives as Dialogic Partners (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Grant-in-Aid Project "Basic Research for the Establishment of Anthropology as the Study of One's Own Society"   Jun 2003   
Comments "Japanese Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology as Seen through IntroductoryTextbooks" (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 37th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   May 2003   
Anthropological Education in Asia: Overcoming the Peripheral Status in the Academic World System [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 75th Workshop of the Department of Anthropology, Seoul National University   Mar 2003   
An Analysis of Japanese Textbooks of Anthropology
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 101st Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans   Nov 2002   
Comments on Jan van Bremen, “Wartime Anthropology in the 20th Century: America, Europe, and Japan” [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Kanto Division Workshop of the Japanese Society of Ethnology co-sponsored by the Anthropology Seminar of the University of Tokyo   Jul 2002   
Transformation of Anthropology: Through an Analysis of Textbooks (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 36th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   Jun 2002   
Introduction, "Anthropology in the Classroom: Teaching Anthropology in Japan as an Alien Culture" (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 36th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   Jun 2002   
Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict in Japan [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Interplay of Cultures: Whither the United States in the World? The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.   Dec 2001   
The Japanese Ie/Family as Seen from the Outside (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Folklore Society of Japan   Nov 2001   
When Asians Teach Cultural Anthropology in the US [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Kanto Division Workshop of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   Jul 2001   
Changes in Japanese Cultural Anthropology through an Analysis of Textbooks
KUWAYAMA Takami
Grant-in-Aid Project "A Reconsideration of Cultural Anthropological Education in Japan: Amid New Social Needs"   Jul 2001   
Kunio Yanagita's "Global Folkloristics" Reconsidered, Part 2 (in Japanese) [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 7th Annual Meeting of the Kunio Yanagita Society   May 2001   
Reverse Ethnography: Another Way of Reading Ethnographies [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Social Anthropology Workshop of Tokyo Metropolitan University   Nov 2000   
Native Discourse in the World System of Anthropology [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Minpaku Workshop "The Use and Management of Marine Resources by Indigenous Peoples"   Oct 2000   
Native Discourse in the "World System "of Knowledge : Lessons from Kunio Yanagita's "National" and "Global" Sciences of Folklore [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
The Human Sciences and Asian Experience, the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, India.   2000   
"Native Anthropologists" and Beyond
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 12th Meeting of Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS), Osaka   Mar 1999   
Kunio Yanagita's "Global Folkloristics" and the "World System" of Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 51st Annual Meeting of the Folklore Society of Japan   1999   
The "World System" of Anthropology (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 33th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   1999   
Theoretical Problems in the Representation of Japan [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropology Workshop, Oxford Brookes University   Jun 1998   
Discussant for Marshal Sahlins' Lecture," What is Anthropological Enlightenment?: Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropological Colloquium, the Japaense Society of Ethnology, Tokyo   Jan 1998   
The ‘World System’ of Anthropology: Dialogue between the Centers and the Peripheries
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 14th Meeitng of the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Williamsburg   1998   
Theoretical Problems in the Representation of Japan. 口頭発表 Oxford Brookes University, UK 1998年6月
1998   
The Ie and Japan’s Cultural Nationalism
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 95th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco   1996   
Comments, Explorations into Majority Problems: Japanese Society Seen through the Cultures and Human Rights of Foreign Residents (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 30th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   1996   
A Reconsideration of Japan's Familism (in Japanese9 [Invited]
KUWAYAMA Takami
Society for "Religion and Society" Project, "Individualism Reconsidered"   Dec 1995   
Japan as the Other: Problems in the Representations of Japan in American Cultural Anthropology Textbooks (in Japanese)
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 29th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Ethnology   1995   
Native Anthropologists as ‘Professional Others’: Are They Partners or Rivals?
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 117th Annual Meeting of the American Ethnological Society, Austin   1995   
Changing Evaluations of the Family (Ie) System in Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 90th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago   1991   
The Individual and the Household in Japan: The Ie Model Reconsidered
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 89th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans   1990   
The Household and the Self in Japan: Theoretical Reconsiderations of the Group Model
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 88th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C.   1989   
Merging: Parent-Child Suicide in Japan
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 87th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Phoenix   1988   
The Household and the Concept of Self in Japan: A Re-examination of the Group-Oriented Character of the Japanese
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 40 th Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, San Francisco   1988   
The Reference Other Orientation: A Key to the Mechanization of Agriculture and Land Cultivation in Niiike since the 1950s.
KUWAYAMA Takami
The 86th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago   Nov 1987   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
The Making of Folkloristics as an Everyday Science in East Asia: The Formation of Research Networks between Japan/China/Korea and Germany
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): IWAMOTO Michiya
A Comprehensive Analysis of Overseas Anthropological Studies of Japan
National Museum of Ethnology: Collaborative Research
Project Year: Oct 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): KUWAYAMA Takami
Anthropological Education in Japan Reconsidered
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2003    Investigator(s): YAMASHITA Shinji