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

Minpaku Anthropology Newsletter

Minpaku Anthropology Newsletter is published semi-annually, in June and December. The Newsletter promotes a continuing exchange of information with 'Minpaku fellows' who have been attached to the Museum as visiting scholars from overseas. The Newsletter also provides a forum for communication with a wider academic and anthropological audience.
Number 47 Special Theme: Food Culture

December 1, 2018 Publication
Number 47 (December 2018) [PDF: 1.55MB]

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Contents

Special Theme: Food Culture
The Human and Natural History in Food Production
 ………………Atsushi Nobayashi
The Significance of National Cuisine in Today’s Globalized Society
 ………………Taeko Udagawa
Authenticity, Soft Power and the Japanese Food Boom
 ………………Yoshimi OSAWA
Taste, Authenticity, and Cultural Politics of Heritage Food
 ………………Shingo Hamada
Tsampa Eating, Tibetan Sign Language and Tibetanness
 ………………Theresia Hofer
 
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New Staff
Overseas Visiting Fellows
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Forthcoming Exhibition
 

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