Takuya Soma

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Aug 19, 2019 at 08:40
 
Avatar
Name
Takuya Soma
Nickname
相馬拓也
E-mail
takuyasoma326hotmail.com
Affiliation
University of Tsukuba
Section
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Research funding number
60779114

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2019
Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Studies (WIAS), Waseda University
 
2013
 - 
2015
associate researcher, Department of Organic Agricultural Science, University of Kassel
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2017
日本地理学会賞(2016年度論文発信部門), The Association of Japanese Geographers
 

Published Papers

 
Takuya Soma
国土地理協会 学術研究助成報告集   第4集 183-204   Feb 2019
Takuya Soma
E-journal GEO   13(2) 420-438   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Nomadic people living in the Altai Mountains (mainly in Xovd province)created various ituals and folklore concerning the snow leopard. In this study, local oral histories, legends, and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK)narratives about snow le...
Takuya Soma
Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice   8(3)    Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Interdisciplinary Studies for Environmental Symbiotic Resilience of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Reinforced the Nomadic Civilization in North Asia
Takuya Soma
The TakanashiFoundation for Historical Science: An Annual Report 2016   2016 344-351   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Takuya Soma
Himalayan Study Monographs   18 157-170   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Ethno-Archaeology of Reconstruction and Succession of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Reinforced the Nomadic Civilization in North Asia
Takuya Soma
The TakanashiFoundation for Historical Science: An Annual Report 2015   360-367   Nov 2016
Ethno-Ornithology of Falconer's Vocabrary and Terminologies in the Kazakh Horseback Eage Falconry
Takuya Soma
鳥と人間をめぐる思考   345-367   Oct 2016
Takuya Soma
Falco: The Newsletter of the Middle East Falcon Research Group   47 11-13   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Takuya Soma
17th Meeting of Waseda Society of Cultural Anthropology      Jan 2016   [Refereed]
相馬 拓也
日本文化人類学会研究大会発表要旨集   2016(0)    2016
本発表は、モンゴル西部アルタイ系カザフ騎馬鷹狩文化における、鷹狩用イヌワシの馴化の「生態学的伝統知」(TEK)についての近年の調査結果を報告する。とくに鷲使い"ブルクッチュ"による、(1) 最初期のマスターへの馴致プロセス、(2) 日々の給餌頻度/分量、(3) 動物種類別の給餌適正度、の知見について詳述する。
Takuya Soma
E-Journal GEO   10(1) 99-114   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Traditional horse-riding falconry has been still practiced at a community of Altaic Kazakhs in Bayan-Ölgii Province in western Mongolia. However, eagle masters are now declining its population as well as traditional art and knowledge for taming an...
Human and Raptor Interactions in the Context of a Nomadic Society: Anthropological and Ethno-Ornithological Studies of Altaic Kazakh Falconry and its Cultural Sustainability in Western Mongolia
Takuya Soma
University of Kassel   1-182   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Takuya Soma
E-Journal GEO   9(1) 102-119   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
The traditional transhumant animal-herding economy has continued to be a core subsistence activity in a community of Altaic Kazakhs in Bayan Ulgii province in western Mongolia. To achieve husbandry improvements and regional development as a centra...
Takuya Soma
The International Journal of Intangible Heritage   9 135-148   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Two Archaeologists Travelled across Mongolia
Takuya Soma
Archaeology of Eurasia   33-47   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Takuya Soma
Falco: The Newsletter of the Middle East Falcon Research Group   41 10-14   Apr 2013
Takuya Soma
Contemporary Falconry in Altai-Kazakh in Western Mongolia   7 103-111   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Takuya Soma
Geographical report of Kokushikan University   (16) 99-106   2008

Books etc

 
移動する人々―多様性から考える―(立教大学異文化コミュニケーション学部叢書Ⅱ)
Takuya Soma (Part:Contributor, カザフ系モンゴル遊牧民のノマディズムと騎馬鷹狩文化のエスノグラフィ)
晃洋社   Mar 2019   ISBN:4771031509
Raptor and Human - Falconry and Bird Symbolism throughout the Millennia on a Global Scale
Takuya Soma (Part:Contributor, Ethnoarchaeology of Ancient Falconry in Nomadic and Sedentary World)
Wachholtz Verlag GmbH   Sep 2018   ISBN:3529014907
Ethnography of Eagle Hunters - Ethno-Ornithological Studies in Altaic Kazakh Horse-riding Falconryin Western Mongolia
Takuya Soma
Nakanishiya Publishing Inc   Mar 2018   ISBN:4779512565

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Takuya Soma
The Academic Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers Spring 2018   20 Mar 2019   The Association of Japanese Geographers
Takuya Soma
The 25th Annual Meeting of Society for the Study of Human and Animal Relations   9 Mar 2019   Society for the Study of Human and Animal Relations
地理学系フィールド・サイエンスの描き出す学融合時代の民族誌(エスノグラフィ): モンゴルとネパールのフィールドを事例に
Takuya Soma
20th Meeting of Waseda Society of Cultural Anthropology   11 Jan 2019   Waseda Society of Cultural Anthropology
Takuya Soma
東北アジアを中心としたアジア地域における動物資源利用問題と「人間性」―生業、娯楽、奢恀の観点から   23 Dec 2018   Center for Northeast Asian Studies
Takuya Soma
Aging - Life, Culture, Civilization (UBIAS Topic of the year 2018)   19 Dec 2018   Nagoya University's Institute for Advanced Research
“Narrative and Evidence” between Snow Leopard and Mongolian Nomadic Herders: Oral History and S.E.K. (Scientific Ecological Knowledge) for Complex Conservation Ecology
Takuya Soma
Conservation Asia 2018   6 Aug 2018   Society for Conservation Biology
There is potentially not more than 900 population of snow leopards (Pantera uncia irbis) living across the Altai Mountains in Mongolia. Especially, a plenty of “snow leopard accident”, (i) eyewitness, (ii) encounter, and (iii) livestock predatory,...
Takuya Soma
The 52nd Annual Conference of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   2 Jun 2018   The Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
Takuya Soma, Ehnkhjargal Purev, Takahiro Kajiyama
The Association of Japanese Geographers, The Study Meeting of the AJG Spring 2018   23 Mar 2018   The Association of Japanese Geographers
Protection and Conservation of Snow leopard and Regional Community by Oral History
Takuya Soma
Snow Leopard Symposium 2018   10 Mar 2018   The Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University
Takuya Soma
24th annual meeting of The Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations   4 Mar 2018   Society for the study of Human Animal Relations
Ethnography of Altaic Kazakh Eagle-Hunters: Art and Knowledge of Horse-Riding Falconry in Western Mongolia
Takuya Soma
International Festival of Falconry 2017   8 Dec 2017   
Takuya Soma
The 50th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   28 May 2017   The Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
Takuya Soma
Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Spring 2017   28 Mar 2017   The Association of Japanese Geographers
Culture and Society of Altaic Kazakhs in Bayan-Ulgii Province, Western Mongolia: Past, Present and Future of Revitalization of Local Tradition and Islamic Religion
Takuya Soma
Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Spring 2015   21 Mar 2015   
Tradition and Transition of Altaic Kazakh Eagle Falconry Culture in Western Mongolia [Invited]
Takuya Soma
International Festival of Falconry 2014   7 Dec 2014   
Current Living Status and Social Use of Livestock in Nomadic Herders’ Communities in Western Mongolia
Takuya Soma
Tropentag 2014   17 Aug 2014   
“The Human-Animal Harmonious Heritage” between the Master and Golden Eagle: Traditional Arts and its Sustainability of Altaic Kazakh Falconry in Western Mongolia
Takuya Soma
Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Spring 2014   27 Mar 2014   
Arts of the Horseriding-Falconry by Altai-Kazakh Falconers
Takuya Soma
HERITAGE 2012   21 Jun 2012   
Horse-Riding Falconry in Altai-Kazakh Nomadic Society: Anthropological Researches in Summertime Activities of Falconers and Golden Eagle
Takuya Soma
The Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations (HARS), 2011 meeting   11 Mar 2012   
Travel and Translation of Expeditions of 20th Century Silk Road: Explanations from Historical Anthropology of “Otani Expedition” into Tarim Basin
Takuya Soma
International Conference on Central Eurasian Studies: Past, Present and Future   19 Mar 2009   
Kyrgyz Falconry & Falconers and its Transition [Invited]
Takuya Soma
The Great Silk Road. Culture and Traditions, Then and Now   19 Oct 2006   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Interdisciplinary Studies on Vulnerability and Resilience of Pastoralist Society in Western Mongolia
International Fund for Agricultural Development / Universität Kassel: Watecope Scholarship
Project Year: Feb 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Takuya Soma