Shinsuke Tomita

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Shinsuke Tomita
Nagoya University
Asian Satellite Campuses Institute
Job title
Designated Associate Professor
PhD(Kyoto University)

Research Areas


Published Papers

Phouyyavong, K., Tomita, S., Yokoyama, S.
The Rangeland Journal      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Xayalath, S., Hirota, I., Tomita, S. and Nakagawa M.
Journal of Forest Research   24(2) 115-119   2019   [Refereed]
Tomita, S., Lopez, M. and Kono, Y.
International Journal of Social Quality   8(1) 88-109   2018   [Refereed]
Livelihood, Land use, and Ecological uses of paddy fields in the lower Mekong Basin-Strategic adaptation to drastic changes in the water level-
Komatsu, Y., Tomita, S., Murayama, A., Funatsu, K., and Moji. K.
Ritsumeikan Pan-Pacific Civilization Studies   1 69-92   2017   [Refereed]
Tomita S, Parker DM, Jennings JA, Wood J
PLoS ONE   10(3)    2015   [Refereed]


Book review: Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Southeast Asia: Innovations and Policies for Mountainous Area. Holger L. Fröhlich, Pepijin Schreinemachers, Karl Strahr, and Gerhard Clemens eds.
Tomita, S.
Southeast Asian Studies   6(1) 198-200   2017   [Invited]
Book review: Gambling with the land: The contemporary evolution of Southeast Asia. Rodolphe De Koninck and Jean-François Rousseau, NUS Press, 2012, 190pp
Tomita, S.
Southeast Asian Studies   3(3) 693-695   2014   [Invited]

Books etc

Environmental Resources Use and Challenges in Contemporary Southeast Asia. M. Lopez & J. Suryomenggol eds.
Kono, Y., Sato, T., Watanabe, K., Tomita, S., & Zhang, L. (Part:Contributor, Reconsidering Development Mechanisms of Tropical Agriculture : Focusing on Micro-Development in Mainland Southeast Asia, pp.21-39.)
Springer Nature Singapore.   2018   
Proceedings of international workshop on sustainable natural resources management of mountainous regions in Laos.
Bouahom, B., Douangsavanh, L., Tomita, S., Badenoch, N. and Suiseeya, K.M. eds. (Part:Joint Editor)
National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute, Lao PDR   2011   
Agency, Opportunity and Risk: Commercialization and Human-nature Relationships in Laos
Kono, Y., Badenoch, N., Tomita, S., Douangsavanth, L. and Nonaka, K. (Part:Joint Editor)
Southeast Asian Studies 47(4), Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University   2010   
The Tjei Sei Ritual Books
Tomita, S. and Badenoch, N. (Part:Joint Editor)
National Library of Lao PDR.   2010   
An Illustrated Eco-history of the Mekong River Basin, Tomoya Akimichi eds.
Tomita, S. and Kono, Y. (Part:Contributor, Population Migration, pp.123-126)
White Lotus   2009   

Conference Activities & Talks

The role of small-scale farming in familial care
Lopez, M., Tomita, S. and Kono, Y.
The 2nd Kyoto University-Universität Hamburg Symposium 2018   9 Oct 2018   Kyoto University-Universität Hamburg
Distribution pattern of bamboos in northern Laos
Xayalath, S., Hirota, I., Sungkeaw, S., Tomita, S. and Nakagawa, M.
第28回日本熱帯生態学会   9 Jun 2018   日本熱帯生態学会
Household demography and land-use in a rice farming village in Laos from 1971-2013
Tomita, S. and Parker, D.M.
The 86th Annual meeting of American Association of Physical Anthropology   2017   American Association of Physical Anthropology
Implications of household demography on early childhood mortality in a wet rice farming village in northern Laos
Tomita, S.
The 9th National Health Research Forum   13 Oct 2015   Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute
Household life cycle and landscape in northern Laos: A case study in a wet rice farming village
Tomita, S.
International workshop: “Landscapes in Transition –Collaborative Research on Socio-Ecological Systems in Tropical Asia"   9 Feb 2015   Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Research Grants & Projects

New Theories of Tropical Agriculture in Contemporary Southeast Asia
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2018 - 2022    Investigator(s): Masahiko Matsuda
Diversity in the relationship between lowland and upland societies in mountain Southeast Asia
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2017 - 2020    Investigator(s): Shinsuke Tomita
Study on livelihood strategies and its sustainability of Asian smallholders under the period of regional integration
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2016 - 2019    Investigator(s): Satoshi Yokoyama
Development of comparison and standardization technique in SRI cultivation in Southeast Asia from the viewpoint of Agricultural Engineering
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: 2011 - 2015    Investigator(s): Masaru Mizoguchi
The reconstruction process of rural societies in montane region of Southeast Asia - From the asylum to the front line of exploitation
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A)
Project Year: 2011 - 2014    Investigator(s): Shinsuke Tomita