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Professors Emeriti

SOFUE Takao [deceased]

April 1, 1984
Psychological anthropology

IWATA Keiji [deceased]

April 1, 1985
Cultural anthropology

KATO Kyuzo

April 1, 1986
Ethnic history in North and Central Asia

ITOH Mikiharu

April 1, 1988
Anthropology of religion

NAKAMURA Shunkichi [deceased]

April 1, 1988
Study of ethnic technologies and tools

KIMISHIMA Hisako

April 1, 1989
Chinese folklore

WADA Yuiti [deceased]

April 1, 1990
Linguistic anthropology

TARUMI Minoru [deceased]

April 1, 1991
Anthropology in spatial domains

SUGIMOTO Hisatsugu

April 1, 1992
Cultural geography, cultural anthropology

UMESAO Tadao [deceased]

April 1, 1993
Ethnology, comparative study of civilizations

OGYU Chikasato [deceased]

April 1, 1993
Cultural structure of Latin America

KATAKURA Motoko [deceased]

April 1, 1993
Social geography, ethnology

TAKEMURA Takuji [deceased]

April 1, 1994
Social anthropology

CHOU Ta-sheng [deceased]

April 1, 1995
Theory of material culture

MATSUZAWA Kazuko

April 1, 1995
Social anthropology

DAIMARU Hiroshi

April 1, 1996
Comparative study of the history of lifestyles, based on clothing, etc.

TOMOEDA Hiroyasu [deceased]

April 1, 1996
Social anthropology

FUJII Tomoaki

April 1, 1996
Ethnomusicology, anthropology of music

SASAKI Komei [deceased]

April 1, 1997
History of agriculture in East and South Asia

SUGIMURA Toh

April 1, 1997
Study of ethno-arts

WADA Shohei

April 1, 1998
Comparative study of cultures, anthropology of Africa

SHIMIZU Akitoshi

April 1, 2000
Comparative study of families, study of Oceania

KURODA Etsuko

April 1, 2001
Theory of ethnic and social culture, anthropology of Central America

SAKIYAMA Osamu

April 1, 2001
Linguistic anthropology, Oceanic linguistics

HATA Nobuyuki

April 1, 2001
Economic anthropology, anthropology of Africa

KOYAMA Shuzo

April 1, 2002
Ethnoarchaeology

MORITA Tsuneyuki

April 1, 2002
Conservation science, ethno-technology

April 1, 2003
Cultural anthropology

April 1, 2003
Museum anthropology, study of Bhutan

April 1, 2003
Computer ethnology, civilization

April 1, 2004
History of Japanese culture

April 1, 2004
Philosophy of religion, Buddhist thought

April 1, 2004
Social anthropology of Southeast Asia

April 1, 2004
Prehistory of the New World continent

YAMADA Mutsuo [deceased]

April 1, 2004
History of Latin America, area study of Latin America

EGUCHI, Paul K. [deceased]

April 1, 2005
Oral literature and material culture of the Fulfulde-speaking people, Cameroon

April 1, 2005
Ainu culture, material culture of North Asian food gatherers, paleoecology, prehistoric subsistence, Japan

April 1, 2005
Social structure, Turkey, Eastern Asia, Central Asia

April 1, 2006
Cultural development studies, anthropology of tourism, museum anthropology, cultural resource management; Micronesia, Polynesia, Southeast Asia, Japan

April 1, 2006
Nonverbal communication, ethnology of Mediterranean Europe

April 1, 2007
Ethnology of contemporary Australian aboriginal society; Australia

April 1, 2007
Ethnobotany, ethnology, the Andes, the Himalayas

April 1, 2009
A Regional Ethnographic Study on the Globalization Process and Nation Building in East Africa

April 1, 2010
Ethnology of contemporary Australian aboriginal society; Australia

April 1, 2011
Executive Director, Professor, National Institutes for the Humanities / Historical linguistics, lexical semantics; Tibeto-Burman area

AKIMICHI Tomoya

April 1, 2012

April 1, 2012

Japanese religion, Brazilian company culture; Japan, U.S.A., Brazil

 

April 1, 2014

Museum Science, Cultural Anthropology

 

April 1, 2014

Cultural Anthropology; Southeast Asia, East Asia

 

April 1, 2014

Textile Arts and Technology; Asia, Africa, America, Europe

 

April 1, 2015

Ethno-Informatics, Computer Ethnology, Study on Aboriginal Australian Culture

 

April 1, 2015

Finno-Ugric Linguistics, Ethnolinguistics, Language Policy; Northern Europe, China

 

April 1, 2015

Linguistic Anthropology, Writing Systems, Mayan Civilization, Mesoamerica