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

SUGIMOTO Yoshio
SUGIMOTO YoshioSUGIMOTO Yoshio
Department of Cultural Research・Professor
Research Specialization
  • Social anthropology; Sri Lanka, South India
Individual Research Projects
  • Christian Civilization and Nationalism in South Asia
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Academic Qualifications:

  • B.A. Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. 1974
  • M.A. Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. 1977
  • Ph.D. Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. 1995

Research Topics:

  1. Religious and cultural nationalism in South Asia.
  2. Christian missionaries and socio-cultural change in South Asia.

Recent Research Interests:

Indian cinema

Geographical Areas of Interest:

South Asia, India, Sri Lanka, Shri Lanka, Tamilnadu (India)

Ethnic Groups:

Sinhala, Tamil

Discipline:

Social anthropology

Publications:

2004
Indian Cinema in an Age of Globalization. Japanese Journal of Human Geography 56 (6): 45–56.

Exhibitions:

2005
“Fashioning India.” 9 August–6 December, 2005.