Yoshiaki Takemura

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Name
Yoshiaki Takemura
Affiliation
National Museum of Ethnology
Research funding number
80517045

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Nov 2018
 - 
Today
Visiting Researcher, Center for Cultural Resource Studies, National Museum of Ethnology
 
Aug 2018
 - 
Today
Visiting Research Fellow, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, South Asian Studies Programme, National University of Singapore
 

Awards & Honors

 
Dec 2016
Research Encouragement Award, Japanese Society for Dance Research
 

Published Papers

 
Conflict between cultural perpetuation and environmental prectection: A case study of ritual performance in North Malabar, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
Dance Matters Too: Markers, Memories, Identities/Pallabi Chakravorty and Nilanjana Gupta eds.   36-47   Feb 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Living as a god: Ethnographic study on the Teyyam practitioners, Kerala, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
Osaka University      Mar 2012   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Reluctant Pedagogies: New Media, Dance, and the Indian Diaspora in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
Kyoko Matsukawa (ed.) International Workshop Proceedings "Globalization of Indian Performing Arts in New Media Situation: Dynamics of Cultural Gyre"   55-66   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Good Life and Traditional Occupations: Gulf Money, Social Mobility, and ritual Practices in Kerala, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
2015 RINDAS International Conference, Rethinking Religion, Ethics and Political Economy in India and Sri Lanka: Critical Perspectives from Japan   15-25   Mar 2017   [Invited]
The Evolution of Social Identity through Changing Perceptions of Traditional Performance in Kerala, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
163-170   Mar 2013
Sharman as a Performer: the Ne-shi of Kuchinoshima Island, Kagoshima, Japan
Yoshiaki Takemura
World Dance Alliance, World Dance 2000: Choreography Today, Academic Conference   144-155   Aug 2000   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Dance Matters Too: Markers, Memories, Identities/Pallabi Chakravorty and Nilanjana Gupta eds.
Yoshiaki Takemura (Part:Contributor, pp.36-47)
Routeledge   Feb 2018   ISBN:9781138106376

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Arts Power on!: the Development of Indian Performing Arts and the Germ of Cultural Policy in the early 1960s in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 48th Annual Conference on South Asia, Session 5 "Post-Develomnet in Contemporary South Asia: Politics of Mediation and Association" (Madison, USA))   19 Oct 2019   
Identification of Traditional Values in the Performance of the Ramayana amongst the Indian Diaspora in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 45th International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) World Conference, Session: "Contemporary Development of Ramayana Theatre in Southeast Asia" (Bangkok, Thaildand))   13 Jul 2019   
The Decline of Interests and the New Emerging Agencies: Bharatanatyam and Sri Lankan Tamils in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
Globalization of Indian Dance: the Evolution of Bharatanatyam among Sri Lankan Tamils Communities   20 Apr 2019   
The Arts Power on!’: the Development of Indian Performing Arts and the Germ of Cultural Policy in the Early 1960’s in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
Joint Workshop: South Asian Studies Programme, NUS & JSPS, "Rethinking Development: Networks, Brokers and Devotion" (Singapore)   29 Mar 2019   
The Development and Dilemma of Indian Dance in Japan: Narrowness, Purity, and Buddhism [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
Conclict and Convergence: Bharatanatyam Culture in Contemporary Asia 2018 (Singapore)   13 Oct 2018   
Performing Ramayana: Contact Zone, Singapore Indian Dancers and their Reflexivity
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 5th Symposium of the ICTM Study Group On Performing Arts of Southeast Asia (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)   20 Jul 2018   PASEA
Reluctant Pedagogies: New Media, Dance, and the Indian Diaspora in Singapore [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
Globalization of Indian Performing Arts in New Media Situation: Dynamics of Cultural Gyre   21 Jan 2018   
Rediscovering ‘Indianness’ or ‘Belonging’: Singapore Indian Dancers and their Encounter with Southeast Asia at Ramayana Festivals [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 1st Asian Consortium for South Asian Studies (Bangkok, Thailand))   5 Nov 2017   
Relating to one’s homeland through local deities: Keralite Diasporas and Muthappan worship in the Gulf [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 10th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS10) (Chiang Mai, Thailand)   20 Jul 2017   
The Transmission and Development of Indian Dance in Singapore in the 20th Century [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
South Asian Studies Programme Seminar Series, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, National University of Singapore (Singapore)   25 Jan 2017   
Good Life and Traditional Occupation: Gulf Money, Social Mobility and Ritual Practices in Kerala, South India [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
2015 INDAS-UCB International Conference “Rethinking Religion, Ethics, and Political Economy in India and Sri Lanka: Critical perspectives from Japan” (Berkley, USA)   16 Feb 2016   
Evolution of Bharatanatyam and multiculturalism in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
23 Nov 2015   
From Unintended Settlement to the (Re)construction of Tradition: A Case Study of Malayalee Migrant Dancer and the Development of Indian Performing Arts under the Umbrella of Multiculturalism in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
World Dance Alliance (Singapore), Asia-Pacific Dance Bridge 2015: Connectivity through Dance (Singapore)   16 Oct 2015   
Positioning Bharatanatyam in Singapore in the 21th Century: Ethnic/National /South Asian or World Dance? [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
International Conference on Bharatanatyam in Singapore (Singapore)   7 Dec 2014   
Transmission of local ritual Performance in the Kerala diaspora and its impact on the life world of the practitioners
Yoshiaki Takemura
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 2014 Conference with the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology: Panel Session 'The transformation of South Asian performing arts in the age of globalization: an anthropological analysis   18 May 2014   
Traveling the tradition: the life history of a Malayalee dancer and the transmitting of Indian performing arts into Singapore in the 20th century
Yoshiaki Takemura
Congress on Research in Dance (CORD), 2013 Annual Conference (Riverside, USA)   15 Nov 2013   
Conflict between cultural perpetuation and environmental protection: the roles of worship, hunting and state in ritual performance in North Malabar, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
Dance Matters II: Frontiers of Performance Research (Kolkata, India)   19 Jul 2013   
When the local divine goes abroad: the flourishing of Muthappan ritual and Malayalee diaspora communities in Singapore
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 8th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS8) (Macao)   24 Jun 2013   
The Evolution of Social Identity through Changing Perceptions of Traditional Performance in Kerala, South India [Invited]
Yoshiaki Takemura
International Seminars of the Triangulation Project for the Understanding of Asian and African Areas   10 Mar 2013   
Transformation of values and social status: three generations of Teyyam practitioners in Kerala, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
Congress on Research in Dance (CORD), 2012 Annual Conference (Albuquerque, USA)   Nov 2012   
When the fieldworker become an informant /adviser to locals: the relationship with Teyyam Practitioners in Kerala, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
Mar 2012   
Divinity, Gulf money and the flourishing of ritual performance in Kerala, South India
Yoshiaki Takemura
The 6th Symposium of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM), Study Group on Music and Minorities (Hanoi, Vietnam)   Jul 2010   
Sharman as a performer: The Ne-shi of Kuchino Island, Kagoshima, Japan
Yoshiaki Takemura
World Dance 2000: Choreography Today,World Dance Alliance (Tokyo)   4 Aug 2000