The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Center for Cultural Resource Studies

 

Staff

Director
HAYASHI Isao[Cultural anthropology, Inuit studies; North America]
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Professor
IIDA Taku[Ecological anthropology, fisher studies; Madagascar, Japan]
KISHIGAMI Nobuhiro[Social structure, cosmology, risk and disaster; Melanesia, Polynesia, Japan]
NOBAYASHI Atsushi[Ethnoarchaeology, material culture, Austronesian cultures; East Asia, Formosa]
SASAHARA Ryoji[Folk culture, performing arts; Japan]
Associate Professor
SAITO Reiko[Aynu and Northern indigenous peoples studies, material culture; North Pacific Rim]
SATO Koji[Architectural history, ethno-architecture; Southeast Asia, Oceania]
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Professor
TERADA Yoshitaka[Ethnomusicology, performing arts of Asia]
Associate Professor
YAMANAKA Yuriko[Comparative study of traditions on Alexander the Great; West Asia, Iran]
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Associate Professor
ITO Atsunori[Social anthropology, Native American studies, indigenous arts and intellectual property issues]