YAMADA Takako

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Name
YAMADA Takako
E-mail
yamada.takako.78ast.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Kanazawa Seiryo University
Degree
Doctor of Science(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Professor, Kanazawa Seiryo University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1977
Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1970
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
 

Committee Memberships

 
1990
   
 
Anthropological Society of Nippon  
 
1991
   
 
Northern Studies Association  Steering committee member
 

Published Papers

 
The Ainu Bear Ceremony and the Logic behind Hunting the Deified Bear
YAMADA Takako
Journal of Northern Studies, Umeå University & The Royal Skyttean Society   12(1) 35-51   2018   [Refereed]
Creating Networks and Sharing Communications through Digital Media: A Survival Strategy of Tibetans in Japan.
YAMADA Takako
Kanazawa Seiryo University Bulletin of the Humanities   2(1) 1-11   Aug 2017
Shamanism and Buddhism as Religions Expanding the Boundaries of Ethnicities and Spirituality
YAMADA Takako
Books of Abstracts of International Conference on “Expanding Boundaries: Ethnicity, Materiality and Spirituality,” Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi, 1-4 Dec.2017   112-113   2017
Shamanic Power as an Agent of Reconciling Communal Conflicts
YAMADA Takako
Shaman Journal of the International Society for Shamanistic Research   25(1-2) 159-180   2017   [Refereed]
YAMADA Takako & FUJIMOTO Toko
Senri Ethnological Studies   93 1-11   2016   [Refereed]
Leadership and Empathy in the Remaking of Communal Connectedness among Tibetans in Toronto
YAMADA Takako
Senri Ethnological Studies   93 241-273   2016   [Refereed]
“The Source of Good Forces is Located in the East….”:Yakut (Sakha) Shamans’ Concepts about the Universe and Spiritual Beings
YAMADA Takako
Quaestica Rossica   2015(2) 224-248   2015   [Invited]
Ladakhi Shaman in the Multireligious Milieu: An Agent of Incorporation and Mediation
YAMADA Takako
Shaman Journal of the International Society for Shamanistic Research   23(1-2) 191-209   2015   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Circumpolar Ethnicity and Identity (eds.: Irimoto, T, & T. Yamada)
Senri Ethnological Studies, National Museum of Ethnology   (66)    2004
The Body in Shamanistic Practices Today: With special references to the Ladakhi and the Sakha
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   70(2) 226-246   2005
Symbiosis with Nature: A Message for the Reconstructing of Sakha Ethnicity and Identity
Circumpolar Ethnicity and Identity, Senri Ethnological Studies   (66) 217-230   2004
Anthropological Studies of the Ainu in Japan: Past and Present
Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology   (4) 75-106   2003
Modernization and the Body in the Practices of Shamanism: With special references to the Ladakhi and the Sakha
International Workshop “The Construction and the Distribution of Body Resources”, 27th-29th September 2004, Kyodai Kaikan, Kyoto, Japan      2004

Books etc

 
Migration and the Remaking of Ethnic/Micro-Regional Connectedness, Senri Ethnological Studies no. 93
YAMADA Takako & FUJIMOTO Toko (Part:Joint Editor)
National Museum of Ethnology   2016   
Continuity, Symbiosis, and the Mind in Traditional Cultures of Modern Societies
Hokkaido University Press   Mar 2011   
Ainu (Japan)
William M. Clements (ed.), The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife   2006   
Language and Rituals of the Ainu in Contemporary Japan.
Pentikäinen, Juha & Péter Simoncsics (eds.), Shamanhood: An Endangered Language, Oslo: Novus forlag.   2005   
The World View of the Ainu: Nature and Cosmos Reading from Language
London: Kegan Paul   2001   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Shamanism and Buddhism as Religions Expanding the Boundaries of Ethnicities and Spirituality [Invited]
YAMADA Takako
International Conference of ISARS (International Society for Academic Shamanistic Research), Vietnam Museum of Ethnology   3 Dec 2017   
Reappraisal of the Revitalization of Sakha Shamanism: What roles did shamanism play in the early 1990s? [Invited]
YAMADA Takako
XII Congress of Anthropology and Ethnology of Russia, July 3-6, 2017, Izhevsk, Russia.   5 Jul 2017   
Creating Networks and Sharing Communications through Digital Media: A Survival Strategy of Tibetans in Japan [Invited]
YAMADA Takako
East Asian Anthropological Association 2016 Annual Meeting   15 Oct 2016   
Shamanic Power as an Agent for Reconciling Communal Conflicts. [Invited]
YAMADA Takako
International Conference of ISARS, “Sacred Landscapes and Conflict Transformation: History, Space, Place and Power in Shamanism”   13 Oct 2015   
A Comparative Perspective on Religious Minorities in the Soviet Union: Symbiotic Strategies of Amdo Tibetans in China for Keeping Folk Ritual Festivals. [Invited]
YAMADA Takako
Annual Conference of the EASR 2012: ENDS AND BEGINNINGS, Södertörn University, Sweden   25 Aug 2012   

Works

 
Ethnobotanical Survey in the Yaeyama Islands
1972 - 1975
Ethnobotanical Survey in Truk and Ponape District in the Eastern Canoline Islands
1976
Ethnobotanical and Cultural Authropological Survey among the Nyindu in Eastern Zaire
1977 - 1978
Comparative Ethnobotanical Survey in Hateruma Island, Iriomote Island, and Yonaguni Island in the Yaeyama Islands.
1980
Ethnological and Medical Anthropological Survey in Western Tibet
1983 - 1984

Research Grants & Projects

 
Anthropological Study on Cultural Revitalization and Ethnic Identy in Tibet
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2006 - 2009
Study on Modernization and Shamanism among the Ladakhi in Western Tibet
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2008 - 2010