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

Monographs

Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

Senri Ethnological Studies publishes individual works, article collections, and annotated bibliographies regarding specific peoples, regions, or themes, with the goal of publicizing in Japan and abroad the results of research conducted by the Museum’s faculty, cooperating faculty, and research fellows. Occasional publication.
          
No. 99 Research and Activism among the Kalahari San Today: Ideals, Challenges, and Debates
           

Senri Ethnological Reports (SER)

The purpose of Senri Ethnological Reports is to publicize as quickly as possible the results of research conducted by the Museum’s faculty, cooperating faculty, and research fellows. SER publishes the results of field investigations regarding specific peoples, regions, or themes that require preliminary reports, as well as items of a source material nature such as bibliographies and data collections. Published in Japanese and other languages. Occasional publication.
No.146 Satawalese Cultural Dictionary
           
            

[Latest Edition]No.146 Satawalese Cultural Dictionary (Published March 16, 2018)

           

Senri Ethnological Monographs

Senri Ethnological Monographs are published with the goal of bringing out highly developed works of a systematic and comprehensive nature regarding specific peoples, regions, or themes, based on research by our Museum. Published in Japanese and other languages. An occasional publication.
          
[4] Hunter-Gatherers and the State
           
            

[Latest Edition][4] Hunter-Gatherers and the State (Published December 27, 2002)

           

Commercial Publications

The Museum supports publication of faculty research results by other publishers (non-museum publications). Publications marked with an asterisk have been published outside the museum.
          
Ancient Text Sources in the National Museum of Iran Vol.1 Brick Inscriptions in the National Museum of Iran - A Catalogue