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. 100 The Spread of Food Cultures in Asia
           
            

[Latest Edition]No. 100 The Spread of Food Cultures in Asia (Published March 12, 2019)

           

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.149 Whaling Cultures in the World――Current Status, History and Locality
           

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.
          
家族の人類学――マレーシア先住民の親族研究から助け合いの人類史へ