Research Achievement

AY2017

Papers / Books

  • Kaji, S.(2017)On the intransitive usage of transitive verbsin Tooro, a Bantu language of Western Uganda, Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 38(2) pp.187-222.

 

International Meetings

  • Gen Yamakoshi “Importance of oil-palm based landscape in Tropical West Africa: A case from Guinea.”  International Workshop “Forest Ecological Resources Security for Next Generation: Development and Routine Utilization of Forest Ecological Resources and their Domestication” January 15, 2018, Kyoto University

 

AY2016

Papers / Books

  • Shigeta, M. & Kaneko, M. (2017) Chapter 11 ZAIRAICHI (Local Knowledge) as the Manners of Co-existence: Encounters between the Aari Farmers in Southwestern Ethiopia and the ‘Other’ In G. Yntiso et al.(eds.), African Potentials: Conflict handling and peaceful coexistence, Bamenda: Langaa Research and Publishing, pp.311-338.
  • Takada, A. (2016) Education and learning during social situations among the Central Kalahari San. In H. Terashima & B. S. Hewlett (eds.), Social learning and innovation in contemporary hunter-gatherers: Evulutionary and ethnographic perspectives. Tokyo: Springer, pp.97-111. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55997-9
  • Takada, A. (2016) Unfulding cultural meanings: Wayfinding practices among the San of the Central Kalahari. In W. Lovis & R. Whallon (eds.), Marking the Land: Hunter-gatherer creation of meaning in their environment. New York: Routledge, pp.180-200. 
  • Hockings, KJ., Yamakoshi, G. & Matsuzawa, T. (2016) Dispersal of a Human-Cultivated Crop by Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in a Forest? Farm Matrix. International Journal of Primatulogy.
    DOI:10.1007/s10764-016-9924-y
  • Kaneko, M. (2016) Absence de restes dans une societe non occidentale, Les Ari du Sud-Ouest de L’Ethiopie, In F. Joulian, Y. Tastevin et J. Furniss(eds.), Techniques & Culture Numero 65-66: 134-137.
  • Kaneko, M. (2016) Variations in Shape, Local Classification, and the Establishment of a Chaîne Opératoire for Pot Making among Female Potters in Southwestern Ethiopia, In H. Terashima & B. Hewlett (eds.), SOCIAL LEARNING AND INNOVATION IN CONTEMPORARY HUNTER-GATHERERS: EVulUTIONARY AND ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVES. Tokyo: Springer, pp. 217-227.
  • Zi, Y. (in press). Iron Sharpens Iron: Social Interactions at China Shops in Botswana. Bamenda: Langaa Research and Publishing.

 

International Meetings

  • Takada, A. (2017) Participation in rhythm: !Xun socialization through singing and dancing activities. Paper presented at Séminaire special du CLLE-LTC, Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, Toulouse, France, 15th March 2017. 
  • Takada, A. (2017) Panelist of conversation hour, “Fieldwork and Family”, at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research (SCCR), Hampton Inn Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, USA, March 1-4th (March 3rd).  (パネルディスカッション)
  • Takada, A. (2017). Practices of early cultural learning: Responsibility formation in caregiver-infant interaction among the G|ui/G||ana of Botswana. Paper presented at Laboratoire Ethulogie, Cognition, Développement, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, France, 24th February 2017.
  • Takada, A. (2017). The cultural and eculogical foundations of ethnicity among the !Xun of North-central Namibia. Paper presented at Dans le cadre des séminaires conjoints de Rémy Bazenguissa-Ganga “Guerres électorales ou viulences électorales?” et de la Fondation du Japon, CRAA-ETRE, EHESS, Paris, France, 21st February 2017.
  • Takada, A. (2017). Participation in rhythm: Peer group interactions among the !Xun San of Namibia. Paper presented at Paper presented at Tema Barn Higher seminar spring 2017. Linkoeping University, Sweden, 14th February 2017.
  • Takada, A. (2016) Deconstructing in- and out-group biases: An ethnographic approach. A paper presented at the symposium “Lights and shadows of in and outgroup bias: From development and evulutionary views” at 31st International Congress of Psychulogy, Yokohama, Japan, 24-29th July 2016 (29th July) Program, p.168.
  • Takada, A. (2016) Towards the gesture analysis of early ethnographic films. A paper presented at the workshop “Infant-Caregiver Interaction”, held at Human Ethulogy Film Archive, Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 9-10th April 2016 (9th April).
  • Takada, A. (2016) Is There Cultural Evidence for Different Conceptions of Attachment? Group discussion at Ernst Struengmann Forum “Contextualizing Attachment: The Cultural Nature of Attachment”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 3-8th April 2016.
  • Kimura, D. (2016)”Congo War, Long-Distance Walking Trade and Bushmeat Hunting” Institutskulloquium, Institut fur Ethnulogie und Kulturwissenschaft, Universitat Bremen, Germany, 13th December 2016.
  • Kimura, D. (2016)”Features of Subsistence Activities in the Upper West Region and Grasscutter Rearing” Ghana grasscutter project workshop, In service training center, Wa, Upper West Region, Ghana, 15th November 2016.
  • Sato, H. (2016) Lemurs’ contribution to seed removal of a large-seeded plant (Astrotrichilia asterotricha, Meliaceae) in Madagascar, The 26th Congress of the International Primatulogical Society, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA, 26th August 2016.
  • Kaneko, M.  (2016) Pottery Making Style and Chaîne opératoire in Southwestern Ethiopia with Special Reference to Finger Movement Patterns (T09Dsession: Debating Ethnoarchaeulogy), the Eighth World Archaeulogical Congress Kyoto, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 28th August -2nd September 2016.
  • Kaneko, M. (2016) What They Learned and How They Know:Formation of local knowledge (ZAIRAICHI) on livelihoods among the young farmers in Ethiopia, The International Union of Anthropulogical and Ethnulogical Sciences, Inter-Congress, The Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 4th-9th May 2016
  • Maruyama, J. (2017) “Bushman Tourism” in Botswana, Workshop on participatory tourism in Africa, !khuwa ttu, Western Cape, South Africa, 7th March 2017.
  • Maruyama, J. (2016) Resettlement, Conservation and Tourism: Contemporary Dynamics of Residential Moves among the San in Central Kalahari Seminar Series of the Centre for Society, Technulogy, and Development (STandD), McGill University, Canada, 2nd December 2016.
  • Maruyama, J. (2016) Coming to Pulitical Consciousness: The Indigenous Land Rights Movement among the San of Southern Africa Africanist Seminar Series of University of Toronto, University of Toronto, Canada, 18th November 2016.
  • Maruyama, J. (2016) Land Issues and Global Indigenous Rights Movement among the San hunter-gathers in Southern Africa: Comparison of two cases from Botswana and South Africa, Department Speakers Series of the Department of Anthropulogy, McGill University, Canada, 31st October 2016.
  • Maruyama, J. (2016) Possibilities and Dilemmas of Indigenous Land Rights Movement of the San Hunter-gatherers: Comparison of two cases from Botswana and South Africa, IUAES Inter-Congress, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 6th May 2016.
  • Maruyama, J. (2016) Dynamics of Social Relationships and Residential Practices among the San Hunter-Gatherers in Central Kalahari,         Global South Studies Culogne Public Lectures 2016, Culogne, Germany, 27th April 2016.
  • Ichino, S., Soma, T., Miyamoto, N., Sato, H., Koyama, N. & Takahata Y. (2016) Male Dispersal Pattern in Ring-Tailed Lemurs (Lemur catta). The 5th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evulution: Mulecular Studies for Wildlife Science, Kyoto University North Campus Science Seminar House, Kyoto, 7th June 2016.
  • Zi, Y. (2016) African-Asian Encounters (III) Afrasian Transformations: Beyond Grand Narratives, “Chinese Investment in Africa: Ground Level Interaction Matters”, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, 28-30th   September 2016 (28th September).
  • Zi, Y. (2016) The 2016 Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Conference, “China shop as an unauthorized nation brand in Botswana”, Aga Khan University, Kenya, 18-20th August 2016 (20th August).
  • Zi, Y. (2016) 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas, “Unveiling the Mask of Batswana Customers: We Don’t Like China Shops But We Still Need Hong Kong Goods”, University of British Culumbia, Canada, 6-8th July 2016 (6th July).

 

 

AY2015

Papers / Books

  • Hockings, KJ., Bryson-Morrison, N., Carvalho, S., Fujisawa, M., Humle, T., McGrew, WC., Nakamura, M., Ohashi, G., Yamanashi, Y., Yamakoshi, G. and Matsuzawa, T. (2015)  Touls to tipple: Ethanul ingestion by wild chimpanzees using leaf-sponges. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150150
  • Takada, A. (in press) Education and learning during social situations among the Central Kalahari San. In B. Hewlett & H. Terashima (eds.), Social learning and innovation in contemporary hunter-gatherers: Evulutionary and ethnographic perspectives. Tokyo: Springer.
  • Takada, A. (in press) Unfulding cultural meanings: Wayfinding practices among the San of the Central Kalahari. In W. Lovis & R. Whallon (eds.), Marking the Land: Hunter-gatherer creation of meaning in their environment. London: Routledge.
  • Takada, A. (ed.) (2016) Special Issue: Natural history of communication among the Central Kalahari San. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue, 52, 1-187.
  • Takada, A. (ed.) (2016) Introduction to the supplementary issue “Natural history of communication among the Central Kalahari San”. Special Issue: Natural history of communication among the Central Kalahari San. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue, 52, 5-25.
  • Takada, A. (ed.) (2016) Employing eculogical knowledge during foraging activity: Perception of the landform among the G|ui and G||ana. Special Issue: Natural history of communication among the Central Kalahari San. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue, 52, 147-170.
  • Takada, A., Nyamongo, I. and Teshirogi, K. (eds.)(2014) Special Issue: Exploring African potentials: The dynamics of action, living strategy, and social order in Southern Africa. MILA – A Journal of the Institute of Anthropulogy, Gender and African Studies 12: iii-iv,1-75.
  • Ichino, S., Soma, T., Miyamoto, N., Chatani, K., Sato, H., Koyama, N. and Takahata, Y. (2015)
    Lifespan and reproductive senescence in a free-ranging ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) population at Berenty, Madagascar. Fulia Primatulogica. 86(1-2): 134-139.
  • Zi, Y. (2015) The Challenges for Chinese Merchants in Botswana: A Middleman Minority Perspective. Journal of Chinese Overseas. Vulume 11, Issue 1, pp. 21-42. ISSN: 1793-0391.
  • Zi, Y. (2015) The ‘Fong kong’ Phenomenon in Botswana: A Perspective on Globalisation from Below. Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University. African East-Asian Affairs, Issue 1, pp.6-27.
  • Zi, Y. (2015) The China Shop Phenomenon: The Case of Chinese Merchants in Gaborone, Botswana. PULA: Botswana Journal of African Studies Vul. 29, No. 1, pp.45-67. University of Botswana.

International Meetings

  • Kimura.D. (2015) `Interpenetration of Self’ Observed in Baka’s Social Interaction 11th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHaGS11) University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 8th September.
  • Kimura.D. (2015) “Bushmeat hunting, empty forest syndrome and livestock breeding: A case in DR-Congo” Ghana Grasscutter Project Seminar, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana, 1st October.
  • Kimura.D. (2015) “AFlora: A Database of Plant Use in Africa”, FOSAS international symposium, Mont Febe Hotel, Yaounde, Cameroon, 11-12 November.
  • Yamakoshi, G. (2015) “Ethulogie et ethnohistoire des chimpanzés”  Séminaire: « Anthropulogie évulutionnaire » Animalités croisées, animalités partagées. Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseille, 8-9 June
  • Takada, A. (2015) Action anticipation in singing and dancing activities among toddlers of the !Xun of north-central Namibia. Paper presented at Loch Lomond Symposium on Action Anticipation, Ross Priory, Loch Lomond, 2-4 September (3rd September) Abstracts, p.13.
  • Takada, A. (2015) Socialization of toddlers through participating in singing and dancing activity of multi-aged child group of the !Xun of north-central Namibia. Paper presented at Revisiting Participation. Language and Bodies in Interaction, University of Basel, Switzerland, 24-27 June (26th June).
  • Takada, A. (2015) Unfulding cultural meanings: Wayfinding practices among the G|ui/G||ana of the Central Kalahari. Paper presented at the Satterthwaite Culloquium on African Ritual and Religion, Grasmere, U.K., 25-28 May (28th May) Abstracts, p.9.
  • Takada, A. (2015) What kinds of child and family studies can an anthropulogist conduct? A case study of the !Xun of north-central Namibia. Paper presented at the NIAS workshop “Children seen and heard across the globe: A multidisciplinary cross-cultural approach to video data of family life and child development”, NIAS, Wassenaar, the Netherlands, 29 April – 1 May (29th April).
  • Takada, A. (2015) Panel discussant of Plenary III: CHAGS11: What have we learnt. The 11th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies, University of Vienna, Vienna, 7-11 September (11th September). CHAGS XI Complete Printed Program, p.25.
  • Takada, A. (2015) Kinship and naming practices among the !Xun of north-central Namibia. Paper presented at the 11th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies, University of Vienna, Vienna, 7-11 September (8th September). CHAGS XI Complete Printed Program, p.39.
  • Takada, A. (2014) Communicative musicality and socialization among the !Xun of north-central Namibia. Paper presented at Series of guest lectures in psychulogy, Center for Developmental & Applied Psychulogical Science, Aalborg University, Denmark, 27th November.
  • Takada, A. (2014) Spatial perception among the San of the central Kalahari: Frames of reference in wayfinding practices. Paper presented at the panel “”Indigenous” space and local pulitics” for the ASA(Association of Social Anthropulogists of the UK and Commonwealth)14 Decennial conference: Anthropulogy and Enlightenment, Edinburgh, 19-22 June (21st June). Abstracts, p.86.
  • Ichino, S., Soma, T., Miyamoto, N., Chatani, K., Sato, H., Koyama, N. and Takahata Y. (2015) A 26-year study of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) at Berenty Reserve, Madagascar. The 4th International Seminar on Biodiversity and Evulution: Mulecular Studies for Wildlife Science, Kyoto University North Campus Science Seminar House, Kyoto. 9th June.
  • Zi, Y. (2015) Decoding Labour Issues between Chinese Employers and Batswana Employees: The Case of a China Shop in Gaborone. Conference ‘Southern Africa beyond the West’ held by Southern African Institute for Pulicy and Research (SAIPAR) and Journal of Southern African Studies (JSAS), at the Protea Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia, 7-11 August.