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

Overseas Visiting Fellows

* Research Fellows accepted for the 2018 fiscal year * (as of 22 Jun 2018 )

Overseas Visiting Fellows

Kuehn, Sara(Austria)
Lecturer, University of Vienna
November 6, 2017 ~ January 29, 2018
NAIR, Janaki (India)
Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University
August 10, 2017 - December 11, 2017
SHELTON, Anthony Alan (Canada)
Director, Museum of Anthropology / Professor, University of British Columbia
January 4, 2018 - June 29, 2018
ARAKAWA, Fumiyasu (USA)
Museum Director and Associate Professor, New Mexico State University
November 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
SIMON, Scott Eliot (Canada)
Professor, University of Ottawa
August 1, 2017 - July 27, 2018
LAVÉDRINE, Bertrand Pascal Eric (France)
Director of the Centre de recherche sur la Conservation, Professor of Research Centre on Conservation
April 10, 2017 - October 10, 2017
CHEN PICHLER, Deborah (USA)
Professor, Gallaudet University
May 17, 2017 - July 20, 2017
VUCINIC-NESKOVIC, Vesna (Republic of Serbia)
Professor, University of Belgrade
February 10, 2017 - June 9, 2017
SMIDT, Wolbert Gustav Carolus (Germany)
Associate Professor, Mekelle Univesity
January 24, 2017 - May 16, 2017
SAVELLE, James Michael (Canada)
Associate Professor, McGill University
January 10, 2017 - June 30, 2017
BUCHOWSKI, Michał Janusz (Poland)
Professor, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
December 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
COPEMAN, Jacob (UK)
Senior Lecturer, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
September 1, 2016 - December 28, 2016
CHOI Chi-Cheung (Hong Kong)
Professor, History Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
August 1, 2016 - July 28, 2017
ENGBERG-PEDERSEN, Elisabeth (Denmark)
Professor, Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen
July 19, 2016 - January 30, 2017
TSAY Jane Suhchuan (Taiwan)
Professor, Institute of Linguistics, National Chung Cheng University
April 13, 2016 - July 12, 2016
WONG Heung Wah (Hong Kong)
Professor/Program Director, Global Creative Industries, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Hong Kong
January 13, 2016 - January 11, 2017
ORBELYAN, Gevorg (Armenia)
Vice Director, Yerevan History Museum (Armenia)
December 14, 2015-November 24, 2016
FISCHER, Susan Donna (USA)
Adjunct Professor, The City University of New York, Graduate Center
September 16, 2015 - October 30, 2015
SAM Sam-Ang (Cambodia)
Dean, Faculty of Arts, Letters & Humanities, Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, Advisor (Rank: Vice Minister), Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
August 10, 2015 - July 29, 2016
CISSE, Mamadou (France)
Professor, Department of Linguistics and Language Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar
August 3, 2015 - December 17, 2015
KUMAWAT, Shyam Sunder (India)
Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Government Meera Girl’s College, Udaipur (Rajasthan)
June 8, 2015 - July 15, 2015
WILDE, Guillermo (Argentina)
Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Social Studies, National University of San Martín
January 16, 2015 - January 14, 2016
FISCHER, Susan Donna (USA)
Adjunct Professor, The City University of New York, Graduate Center
November 1, 2014 - November 30, 2014
CHU Xuan Giao (Vietnam)
Senior Researcher, Institute of Cultural Studies, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences
June 1, 2014 - June 29, 2015
KIM Chang-ho (Korea)
Curator, The National Folk Museum of Korea
June 1, 2014 - June 29, 2015
NARENGERILE (China)
Professor, Inner Mongolia University
April 3, 2014 - March 31, 2015
STRATHERN, Andrew Jamieson (USA)
Distinguished Professor, A.W. Mellon, University of Pittsburgh
April 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014
YONENO-REYES, Michiyo (Philippines)
Associate Professor, Asian Center, University of the Philippines
Practical Applications of Minpaku’s Audiovisual Programs
KANJOU, Youssef (Syria)
Director, the National Museum of Aleppo
March 17, 2014 - March 16, 2015
CHUANG, Ya-Chung (Taiwan)
Associate Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
January 31, 2014 - February 28, 2014
OSTAPIRAT, Weera (Thailand)
Associate Professor, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, Mahidol University
June 18, 2013 - June 17, 2014
CISSÉ, Mamadou (Mali)
Director, Kangaba Center of the Cultural Heritage
September 4, 2013 - December 4, 2013
CREIGHTON, Millie Rosetta (Canada)
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
September 24, 2012 - August 30, 2013
DANIELS, Inge Maria (U.K.)
Tenured Lecturer, Oxford University
An ethnography of Japanese ritual economy
DASGUPTA, Abhijit (India)
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Delhi
June 3, 2013 - October 24, 2013
GUARNÉ Cabello, Blai (Spain)
Lecturer, East Asian Studies Program, Department of Translation and Interpreting, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Autonomous University of Barcelona
November 26, 2012 - April 25, 2013
HAHM Hanhee (Korea)
Professor, Chonbuk National University
December 5, 2013 - February 28, 2014
KHOSRONEJAD, Pedram (U.K.)
Fellow Researcher, University of St. Andrews
September 13, 2013 - September 11, 2014
MIYAZAKI Hirokazu (U.S.A.)
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University
The gift in finance: Intersections of finance and anthropology
NIKOLOV, Gordan (Macedonia)
Senior Curator, Museum of Macedonia
June 18, 2012 - June 17, 2013
SARENGERILE (China)
Professor, Department of Mongolian Language Literature, Minzu University of China
April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014
SUBBIAH, Shanmugan Pillai (India)
Retired Professor, University of Madras
A geographical study of social change in South India