Ryo NAKAMURA

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Name
Ryo NAKAMURA
Affiliation
Fukuoka University
Section
Faculty of Humanities
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
PhD Anthropology(Nagoya Univ.)
Research funding number
40508868

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Fukuoka University
 
May 2016
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Mar 2018
Visiting Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2018
Researcher, Fukui Prefectural Satoyama-Satoumi Research Institute
 
Apr 2014
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Apr 2016
Visiting Researcher, Research, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2014
Project Researcher, Research, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
 

Education

 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2008
Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University
 

Published Papers

 
Gillnet Fishing and Dugong Bycatch: A Case of the Dungonab Bay Marine Protected Area on the Northern Sudanese Red Sea Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA and Adel Mohamed Saleh
Afro-Eurasian Inner Dry Land Civilizations   7 95-104   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Bycatch: an accidental death of protected animals such as dugong by gillnets is a problem. In order to establish a model of harmonious co-existence between local fishery and dugongs in a Marine Protected Area (MPA) through the consideration of a p...
Exploring the Possibility of Regional Development by using a Local Food: Nare-zushi in Uchitomi Area, Obama, Fukui Prefecture
Ryo NAKAMURA
Journal of Regional Fisheries   58(3) 120-127   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
The decreasing population in seashore societies in Japan is a serious problem. Some fishing villages cannot use and manage well their coastal resources because of the lack of number of fishers. For the continued existence of seashore societies, it...
Socio-Economic Changes for the Swahili Fishery Community on the Kilwa Island, Southern Tanzanian Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
Afro-Eurasian Inner Dry Land Civilizations   6 49-59   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
With the resent increase in food-fish demand, socio-economic changes are arriving in the Swahili maritime society, especially on the Kilwa Island. A highway road integrating the island to the metropole center was completed in 2013. The island had ...
NAKAMURA Ryo and KITAMADO Tokio
Journal of African Studies   87 29-36   May 2015   [Refereed]
NAKAMURA Ryo, SALEH Adel Mohamed
Jornal of African Studies   (87) 77-90   May 2015   [Refereed]
This paper examines how fishermen and protected animals (e.g., dugong) can live together in a Marine Protected Area (MPA), focusing on a case study of the Dungonab Bay MPA located on the northern Sudanese Red Sea Coast.
Analyses of the location an...
Tomohiro Teraminami, Atsushi Nakashima, Mao Ominami, Naoko Matsuo, Ryo Nakamura, Hiroshi Nawata, Abdelwahab A. Abdelwahab, Amgad A. El-Shaffai, Ken Yoshikawa
Landscape and Ecological Engineering   10 285-293   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
We examined the effects of shoot position on shoot growth and morphology of Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh. in the Red Sea coastal region of Egypt. To determine differences in morphological characteristics, we collected shoots from the upper and...
Ryo NAKAMURA
AWERProcedia Advances in Applied Sciences   1 364-370   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
This study analyzed the exploitation and sharing of coastal resources in Swahili maritime society, where many ethnic groups intersect. Bantu people and people of Arab/Persian descent have long coexisted in the use of fishery resources on Kilwa Isl...
Utumiaji wa mikoko katika Kilwa Kisiwani, kusini mwa mwambao wa kiswahili, Tanzania (in Swahili with English abstract)
Ryo NAKAMURA
African Religious Dynamics   1 111-125   Mar 2013
Fishing Culture of Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania: Bantu Inland Sea Fishery and Arab Open Sea Fishery
Ryo Nakamura
5 135-162   Feb 2013
This paper examines the detail of fishery practiced on Kilwa, a Swahili island off the south coast of Tanzania. The maritime environment of Kilwa Island surrounded by mangrove and coral reef consists of three ecological sea zones (ecozone): an inl...
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Ryo Nakamura
Afro-Eurasian Inner Dry Land Civilizations   2 179-186   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Maritime Environments of Swahili Civilizations: The Mangrove Inland Sea of Kilwa Island, Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
Afro-Eurasian Inner Dry Land Civilizations   1 81-89   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Ryo NAKAMURA
SHIMA: The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures   5(1) 44-68   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Ryo NAKAMURA
Annals of Japan Association for Middle East Studies   26(1) 215-240   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
The objectives of this paper are (1) to show how the people of Kilwa Island, located off the southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania, make use of mangrove resources by direct use and environmental use; and (2) to consider how a harmonious coexistence bet...
NAKAMURA Ryo
Journal of African Studies   71 1-19   Dec 2007   [Refereed]
Kilwa Kisiwani (island) situated on the southern Swahili coast is surrounded by two different kinds of sea: inland sea characterized by its calm and shallow nature and mangrove forests, and open sea with a fringing-reef marked by rough wave and st...
Ryo Nakamura
4 49-62   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
The maritime environments around the Kilwa Island where Kilwa Kingdom flourished in the middle of 10th century can be divided into three ecological zones: zone 1 is inland sea, zone 2 is open sea, and zone 3 is intermediate sea. Since the Kilwa Ki...
The Religious Attitude concerning the Ruins of the Perished Kilwa Kingdom on the Swahili Coast
Ryo Nakamura
African Kingdoms Studies   3 282-306   Jun 2006
This paper studies how the historical ruins of a perished Kingdom are lived by the population who live among them by examining a case of Kilwa Kisiwani, Swahili coast island, situated in the southern coast region of the United Republic of Tanzania...

Misc

 
Resources Uses of Coastal Fisheries in Sudan
Adel Mohamed SALEH, Ryo NAKAMURA, and Moamer Elraib Ali MOHAMAD
Abstracts of RIHN 8th International Symposium: Risk Societies, Edge Environments   3   Oct 2013
Maritime Anthropology on Fishery in Jizan and Farasan Islands, Southern Part of the Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (13 March to 29 March, 2013)
Ryo NAKAMURA
A Study of Human Impacts on Mangrove Habitats along the Northern and Southern Parts of the Red Sea Coast in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (2011-2013)   1-22   Mar 2013
Maritime Anthropology along the Red Sea in Sudan: Fishing Culture in Dungonab and Boat Culture in Suakin
Ryo NAKAMURA
Investigative Report 2012: A Study of Human Subsistence Ecosystems in Arab Societies along the Red Sea in Sudan (2011-2013)   73-86   Aug 2012
Mangrove Inland Sea and Swahili Civilizations: A Case Study on Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
Progress report on previous research for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania   1-10   Apr 2012
Anthropological Study on the Ababda Maritime Society in the Southern Parts of the Red Sea Coast in Egypt
Ryo NAKAMURA
Investigative Report: Study of Human Impacts on Mangrove Habitats in Egypt (2009-2013)   12-21   Aug 2010
Socio-Cultural Structure in Swahili Maritime Society: From the Case of Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
Progress report on previous research for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania   1-25   Mar 2010
Seafood Preservation and Economic Strategy in a Maritime Society: A Case Study of the Dried Fish Trade in Kilwa Kisiwani on the Southern Swahili Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
Comparative Perspectives on Moral Economy: Africa and Southeast Asia, SUGIMURA Kazuhiko (ed.)   195-209   Feb 2009
Maritime Environment and Life of the Former Islamic Kilwa Kingdom formed at Mangrove Inland Sea
Ryo NAKAMURA
Progress report on previous research for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania   1-12   Mar 2008
Dried Fish Trade and Moral Economy of Kilwa Kisiwani on the Southern Swahili Coast: On the Seafood Keep and the Economic Strategy of Maritime Society
Ryo NAKAMURA
Progress report on previous research for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania   1-15   Mar 2007
On The Local Trading of Dried Fish
Ryo NAKAMURA
Progress report on previous research for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania   1-14   Mar 2004
A Maritime Ethnography on Kilwa Kisiwani, Swahili Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
Progress report on previous research for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania   1-11   Mar 2003

Books etc

 
African Fishermen World, Ryo Nakamura and Hiroyuki Inai (eds.)
Ryo Nakamura (Part:Joint Editor, Toward the African Fishery Culture Study, pp.1-7, Dryland Fishermen: Coastal Resource Use and Management in the Dungonab Bay Marine Protected Area on the Sudanese Red Sea Coast, pp.41-71, Seafood Preservation and Economic Strategy on the Kilwa Island, Sou)
Comparative Studies of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University   Mar 2014   
Mangrove. Ryo Nakamura and Hiroshi Nawata (eds.)
Ryo Nakamura (Part:Joint Editor)
Rinsen Book Co.   Dec 2013   ISBN:4653042136
Dryland Mangroves: Frontier Research and Conservation (Arab Subsistence Monograph Series Volume 2), Hiroshi Nawata (ed.)
Ryo Nakamura (Part:Contributor, Mangrove Use on the Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast in Tanzania, pp.38-41.)
Shoukadoh Book Sellers   Feb 2013   ISBN:4879746703
Exploitation and Conservation of Middle East Tree Resources in the Oil Era (Arab Subsistence Monograph Series Volume 1)
Hiroshi Nawata, Shun Ishiyama, Ryo Nakamura (Part:Contributor, Utumiaji wa Mikoko katika Kilwa Kisiwani, Kusini mwa Mwambao wa Kiswahili, Tanzania (Direct and Environmental Uses of Mangrove Resources on Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania). pp.103-132.)
Shoukadoh Book Sellers   Jan 2013   ISBN:487974672X
Comparative Perspectives on Moral Economy: Africa and Southeast Asia, Sam Maghimbi, Isaria N. Kimambo, Kazuhiko Sugimura (eds.)
Ryo NAKAMURA (Part:Contributor, Seafood Preservation and Economic Strategy of the Dried Fish Trade in Kilwa Kisiwani, Southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania)
Dar es Salaam University Press   Sep 2011   
A study of Human Subsistence Ecosystems with Mangrove in Drylands: To Prevent a New Outbreak of Environmental Problems, Hiroshi NAWATA (ed.)
Ryo NAKAMURA (Part:Contributor, Local Mangrove Resource Use on Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast)
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature   Oct 2008   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Gillnet Fishery in the Coastal Zone of Arid Tropics: Toward the Prevention of Dugong Bycatch in the Dungonab Bay Marine Protected Area on the Northern Part of Sudanese Red Sea Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
18 May 2019   
Some Aspects of Socio-economic Characteristics of the Fisheries in the Northern Sudanese Red Sea Coast
Gaiballa Abdelmoneim Karamalla, Mahadalle Omar Abdulkadir, Hiroshi Nawata, Ryo Nakamura, Kotaro Ichikawa
22 Apr 2018   
Fish Demand Growth and Economic Development in the Swahili Maritime Society: A Case of Kilwa Island on the Southern Tanzanian Coast
NAKAMURA, Ryo
21 May 2017   Japan Association for African Studies
Changes in Economic Activities among Swahili Maritime Societies A Case Study on the Brand-new ‘Fresh Fish Business’ in Kilwa Island, Southern Tanzania
Ryo Nakamura
4 Jun 2016   Japan Association for African Studies
Cultural and Social Changes impacted by the Environmental Conservation in the Coastal Region of Kilwa, southern Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
Japan-German SATOYAMA Forum   31 Aug 2014   
This study used the case of Kilwa Island, located on the southern Swahili Coast in Tanzania, to analyze how a change in the traditional use of resources due to a new environmental conservation policy influenced local cultural and social structures...
Seafood Preservation and Economic Strategy on the Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania
NAKAMURA, Ryo
24 May 2014   Japan Association for African Studies
Maritime culture in dry land: Conservation and management in dry land coastal resources
Ryo NAKAMURA
IUAES2014   15 May 2014   
Resources Use of Coastal Fisheries in Sudan
Adel Mohamed SALEH, Ryo NAKAMURA, Moamer Eltaib Ali MOHAMAD
RIHN 8th International Symposium: Risk Societies, Edge Environments: Ecosystems and Livelihoods in the Balance   23 Oct 2013   
Resources Use and Management in Coastal Arid Tropics from the Case of Dungonab Bay Marine Protected Area, Sudanese Red Sea Coast, Sudan
NAKAMURA, Ryo
25 May 2013   Japan Association for African Studies
Coastal resource use and management of Kilwa Island in the southern Swahili Coast, Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
Global Conference on Environmental Studies (CENVISU-2013)   24 Apr 2013   
Multi-ethnic Coexistence in a Swahili Maritime Society as seen through Basic Ecology and Fishing Cultures of Kilwa Island, Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
Workshop on Afro-Eurasian Dry Lands in the Central Eurasian Studies Society 2012 Annual Conference   17 Oct 2012   
The Dryland Fishing Culture of the Ababda Maritime Society along the Red Sea Coast of Southern Egypt
Ryo NAKAMURA
RIHN Satellite Symposium for IAS International Conference 2010 at Kyoto, Keystone Species of Human Subsistence Ecosystems in Arab Societies   21 Dec 2010   
Maritime Environments of the Swahili Coastal Civilizations
Ryo NAKAMURA
IUAES, 2009   31 Jul 2009   
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Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology   2009   
スワヒリ海村キルワ島(タンザニア南部)の漁撈を中心とした「なりわい」型海村生活は,マングローブ内海を舞台として,さらにマングローブ内海のローカル・ネットワークを通じて,キルワ沿岸地域が結びつくことによって成立している。自給自足的な「なりわい」の生業形態は,それだけにとどまると脆弱なものであるが,周辺地域と結びつくことによってその脆弱性は相互補完のうちに克服される。
Local Mangrove Resource Use of Kilwa Island in Southern Swahili Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
INTERNATIONAL DRYLAND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (IDDC), Ninth International Conference on the Development of Drylands   7 Nov 2008   
Multi-Ethnic Coexistence in Swahili Society: Multiple Ecological Sea Zones and Two Fishing Cultures in Kilwa Island, Tanzania
Ryo NAKAMURA
The 3rd RIHN International Symposium, The Futurability of Islands: Beyond Endemism and Vulnerability   22 Oct 2008   
Eco-Sea and Mode of Living of Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
The Comparative Studies of Ethnic Relations in Swahili and Sahel   Mar 2008   
African State Formations and Indian Ocean: A Case of Kilwa Island, Southern Swahili Coast
Ryo NAKAMURA
International Symposium on African Kingdoms with Professor Emanuel Terray   27 Feb 2008   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Anthropological Studies on the coastal resource use and harmonious coexistence between fisheries and protected animals in the Dungonab Bay MPA, Sudanese Red Sea Coast
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Ryo NAKAMURA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Ryo NAKAMURA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Ryo NAKAMURA
This study analyzed the exploitation and sharing of coastal resources by according to ethnic groups in Swahili maritime society: Kilwa and Mafia in Tanzania and Lamu and Pate in Kenya. As the result, the inland seas covered with mangroves were imp...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up)
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Ryo NAKAMURA
Focusing on the topics of resource use and multi-ethnic coexistence, the aim of this study is to clarify the structure of the Swahili maritime society by using the typological method of geo-historical classification from the cases of Lamu archipel...