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

Department of Cross-Field Research



HAYASHI Isao[Cultural anthropology, Inuit studies; North America]
UDAGAWA Taeko[Cultural anthropology, gender studies; Italy, Mediterranean Europe]
HAN Min[Social Anthropology; China]
KASHINAGA Masao[Ethnography of Southeast Asia; Vietnam, Tai area]
MATTHEWS, Peter J.[Research SpecializationEthnobotany, prehistory, crop plant biogeography; Asia, Pacific]
Associate Professor
OTA Shimpei[Sociocultural anthropology; Northeast Asia]
SHINMEN Mitsuhiro[Science of religion; Eastern Europe]
SUGASE Akiko[Anthropology, Middle Eastern Area Study]
NARA Masashi[Cultural Anthropology, Chinese Area Studies, Islamic Area Studies]
MATSUO Mizuho[Cultural anthropology, South Asian Studies]