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

Department of Cross-Field Research

 

Staff

Director
HAN Min[Social Anthropology; China]
1
Professor
KASHINAGA Masao[Ethnography of Southeast Asia; Vietnam, Tai area]
KONAGAYA Yuki[Cultural ecology and cosmology; Central Asia, Mongolia]
Associate Professor
OTA Shimpei[Sociocultural anthropology; Northeast Asia]
2
Associate Professor
SUGASE Akiko[Anthropology, Middle Eastern Area Study]
MATSUO Mizuho[Cultural anthropology, South Asian Studies]
3
Professor
MATTHEWS, Peter J.[Research SpecializationEthnobotany, prehistory, crop plant biogeography; Asia, Pacific]
UDAGAWA Taeko[Cultural anthropology, gender studies; Italy, Mediterranean Europe]
Associate Professor
SHINMEN Mitsuhiro[Science of religion; Eastern Europe]
NIWA Norio[Social anthropology; Oceania]