Yuka Tomomatsu

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Yuka Tomomatsu
Kyoto University
Institute for Research in Humanities

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Mar 2018
postdoctoral research fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo


Apr 2006
Mar 2015
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Oct 1998
May 2001
Political Science, University of California at Berkeley

Awards & Honors

Mar 2015
The Dean Award for Academic Excellence, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences (Academic Year 2014), The University of Tokyo

Published Papers


Conference Activities & Talks

“Agricultural Involution” in northern Ghana: from household to gendered economies
Yuka Tomomatsu
23 Feb 2018   
Gendered Economies of Agriculture: The Transformation of Everyday Livelihoods in Northern Ghana
Yuka Tomomatsu
Global History Collaborative: Junior & Visiting Member Workshop   13 Nov 2017   
Meaning of labor: contextualizing a household agrarian economy in northern Ghana
Tomomatsu, Yuka
Free and unfree labor: Local Constraints and Global Dynamics. Africa, Europe, Asia, 16th Century to Present Days. Collège de France   9 Jun 2015   
Reconsidering household economy: redistribution of cohabiting group in the Western Dagonba area of northern Ghana
Tomomatsu, Yuka
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Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Postdoctoral research fellow
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Yuka Tomomatsu