IKEYA Kazunobu

Staff Members

IKEYA Kazunobu

Professor
Department of Modern Society and Civilization

Research Specialization Environmental anthropology, cultural geography; Southern Africa, Japan
Individual Research Projects A Study on Sedentarization and Social Transformation of Hunter-Gatherers

Academic Qualifications

  • B.A. Tohoku Univ. 1981
  • M.A. Univ. of Tsukuba 1983
  • Ph.D. Tohoku Univ. 2003

Research Keywords

Africa, Northeast Asia, Bangladesh, Japan, San, Somali, Chukchi, Japanese, Environmental Anthropology, Cultural Geography

Publications (English publications only)

Books

2021 Ikeya K. and Y. Nishiaki (eds.) Hunter-Gatherers in Asia: From Prehistory to the Present. Senri Ethnological Studies No. 106, National Museum of Ethnology (2021.3.22)
2019 The Spread of Food Cultures in Asia, Senri Ethnological Studies 100, National Museum of Ethnology (2019.3.12)
SES No.100
2018 R. Fleming Puckett and K. Ikeya (eds.) Research and Activism among the Kalahari San Today: Ideals, Challenges, and Debates, Senri Ethnological Studies 99, National Museum of Ethnology.
SES No.99
2018 Beads in the World-Connect, Decorate, and Show.
2017 K. Ikeya (ed.) Sedentarization among Nomadic Peoples in Asia and Africa, Senri Ethnological Studies 95, National Museum of Ethnology.(2017.11.21)
SES No.95
2016 K. Ikeya and Robert K. Hitchcock (eds.) Hunter-Gatherers and their Neighbors in Asia, Africa, and South America. Senri Ethnological Studies 94, National Museum of Ethnology.
BOOK REVIEWS: Alan Barnard
SES No.94
2009 Interactions between Hunter-Gatherers and Farmers: From Prehistory to Present. In K.Ikeya, H. Ogawa and P. Mitchell (eds.) Senri Ethnological Studies 73.
SES No.73
2006 Updating the San: Image and Reality of an African People in the 21st Century. In R. K. Hitchcock, K. Ikeya, M. Biesele and R. B. Lee (eds.) Senri Ethnological Studies 70.
2006 The Chukchi Culture. Chukotka Studies 4.
2005 K. Ikeya and E. Fratkin (eds.) Pastoralists and Their Neighbors in Asia and Africa. Senri Ethnological Studies 69, pp. 1・14.
2001 Parks, Property, and Power: Managing Hunting Practice and Identity within State Policy Regimes David Anderson. In K. Ikeya (ed.) Senri Ethnological Studies 59.

Papers

2021 (Pei-Lin Yu, Kazunobu Ikeya and Meng Zhang) Introduction: New Discoveries and Theoretical Implications for the Last Foraging and First Farming in East Asia, Quaternary, 4, 37.
2021 Ethnoarchaeology of Introducing Agriculture and Social Continuity among Sedentarised Hunter–Gatherers: The Transition from the Jomon to the Yayoi Period. Quaternary, 4, 28.
2020 History of Human Culture Reflected in Beads: the Bead Research Framework. Archivio per l’Antropologia e la Etnologia, CL, pp.171-183.
2020 (Y. Ihara, K. Ikeya, A. Nobayashi, and Y. Kaifu) A demographic test of accidental versus intentional island colonization by Pleistocene humans, Journal of Human Evolution, Vol. 145. Elsevier Ltd. Journal of Human Evolution Volume 145, August 2020, 102839 (2020.8)
2020 (H. Yatsuka and K. Ikeya) Farming practices among African hunter-gatherers: diversifying without loss of the past, In G. Hyden, K. Sugimura and T. Tsuruta (eds.) Rethinking African Agriculture: How Non-Agrarian Factors Shape Peasant Livelihoods, pp.49-63, Routledge. (2020.7.21)
2019 Introduction. In K. Ikeya (ed.) The Spread of Food Cultures in Asia, Senri Ethnological Studies 100, pp.1-8, National Museum of Ethnology (2019.3.12)
2019 Food Cultures in the World Represented by a Museum Exhibition. In K. Ikeya (ed.) The Spread of Food Cultures in Asia, Senri Ethnological Studies 100, pp.65-79, National Museum of Ethnology (2019.3.12)
2019 Utilization of Wild Plants as Food and Commodity in Japan. In K. Ikeya (ed.) The Spread of Food Cultures in Asia, Senri Ethnological Studies 100, pp. 223-230, National Museum of Ethnology (2019.3.12)
2018 (R. Fleming Puckett, K. Ikeya, Robert K Hitchcock) Introduction. In R. Fleming Puckett and K. Ikeya (eds.) Research and Activism among the Kalahari San Today: Ideals, Challenges, and Debates, Senri Ethnological Studies 99, pp.1-28, National Museum of Ethnology.
SES No.99
2018 Settlement Patterns and Sedentarization among the San in the Central Kalahari (1930-1996) In R. Fleming Puckett and K. Ikeya (eds.) Research and Activism among the Kalahari San Today: Ideals, Challenges, and Debates, Senri Ethnological Studies 99, pp.177-196, National Museum of Ethnology.
SES No.99
2018 “Natural Resource Use by Domestic Pigs in the Tropic” The Proceedings of the International Workshop on Forest Ecological Resources Security for Next Generation: Development and Routine Utilization of Forest Ecological Resource and their Domestication. pp. 52-57. (March)
2017 Introduction: Studies of Sedentarization. In K. Ikeya (ed.) Sedentarization among Nomadic Peoples in Asia and Africa, Senri Ethnological Studies 95, pp.1-15, National Museum of Ethnology.
2017 (With S. Nakai) Sedentarizaiton and Landscape Change among the Mlabri in Thailand. In K. Ikeya (ed.) Sedentarization among Nomadic Peoples in Asia and Africa, Senri Ethnological Studies 95, pp.171-191, National Museum of Ethnology.
2017 Utilization and Distribution of the Natural Resources in Japan, Proc. of the 15th Northeast Asian Academic Network: Ecological Economy & Green Development (NAAN 2017), pp. 45-49 (2017.10.27-29)
2017 (H. Endo, N. Tsunekawa, K. Kudo, Y. Hayashi, K. Ikeya, N. T. Son, F. Akishinonomiya) Musculoskeletal System of Huge Tarsometatarsal Region in the Dong Tao Fowls from North Vietnam, The Journal of Poultry Science 54(1): 58-65.
2016 Introduction. In K. Ikeya and Robert K. Hitchcock (eds.) Hunter-Gatherers and their Neighbors in Asia, Africa, and South America, Senri Ethnological Studies 94, pp.1-15, National Museum of Ethnology.
2016 Interaction of the San, NGOs, Companies, and the State. In K. Ikeya and Robert K. Hitchcock (eds.) Hunter-Gatherers and their Neighbors in Asia, Africa, and South America, Senri Ethnological Studies 94, pp.255-267, National Museum of Ethnology.
2016 (with Shinsuke Nakai) Structure and Social Composition of Hunter-Gatherer Camps: Have the Mlabri Settled Permanently? In K. Ikeya and Robert K. Hitchcock (eds.) Hunter-Gatherers and their Neighbors in Asia, Africa, and South America, Senri Ethnological Studies 94, pp.123-138, National Museum of Ethnology.
2016 From Subsistence to Commercial Hunting: Changes of Hunting Activities among the San in Botswana, African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue No. 52, pp. 41-59, The Center for African Area Stuides, Kyoto University (2016.3)
2015 “Pig Farming at Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo”, African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue No. 51, pp. 107-118, The Center for African Area Stuides, Kyoto University (2015.3)
2014 Biodiversity, Native Domestic Animals, and Livelihood in Monsoon Asia: Pig Pastoralism in the Bengal Delta of Bangladesh. K. Okamoto and Y. Ishikawa (eds.), Traditional Wisdom and Modern Knowledge for the Earth’s Future, International Perspectives in Geography 1, 51-77, Springer Japan (2014.3).
2013 Whaling hunting and use among the Chukchi in northeastern Siberia. In Kishigami N, H. Hamaguchi, J. Savelle (eds.) Anthropological Studies of Whaling. (Senri Ethnological Studies 84), pp. 121-136. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology (2013.8.30)
2013 Peccary traders and Peruvian Amazon distribution. The Proceedings of the International Workshop on “Incentive of Local Community for REDD and Semi-domestication of Non-timber Forest Products” pp. 59-67 Division of Environmental Ecology, Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University (2013.3).
2012 The Minpaku African Beads Collection:Practical Experience with Material and Information Collection. Asaki, Y. and Suzuki, C. eds. Beads in Africa. 112-115. The Museum of Modern Art,Hayama(2012.9)
2009 (With H. Ogawa and P. Mitchell) Introduction. In K. Ikeya, H. Ogawa and P. Mitchell (eds.) Interactions between Hunter-Gatherers and Farmers: From Prehistory to Present (Senri Ethnological Studies 73), pp. 1・11.
2009 (With S. Nakai) Historical and Contemporary Relations between Mlabri and Hmong in Northern Thailand. In K. Ikeya and S. Nakai (eds.) Interactions between Hunter-Gatherers and Farmers: From Prehistory to Present (Senri Ethnological Studies 73), pp. 247・261.
2008 (With T. Masuno) Fallow Period and Transition in Shifting Cultivation in Northern Thailand Detected by Surveys of Households and Fields. Tropical Agriculture and Development 52 (3): 74・81.
2008 Interactions between Wild Bears and People in Northern Japan for the Past 100 Years. The Environmental Histories of Europe and Japan, pp. 13・21. The Oxford-Kobe Environment Seminar.
2006 The Thumb Piano and San Identity in Central Botswana. Senri Ethnological Studies 70: 273・284.
2006 (With R. K. Hitchcock, M. Biesele, and R. B. Lee) Introduction: Updating the San, Image and Reality of an African People in the Twenty First Century. Senri Ethnological Studies 70: 1・42.
2006 Mobility and Territoriality among Hunting-Farming-Trading Societies: The Case Study of Bear Hunting in Mountain Environments of Northeastern Japan. In C Grier, J. Kim, and J. Uchiyama (eds.) Beyond Affluent Foragers: Rethinking Hunter-Gatherer Complexity, pp. 34・44. Oxford, U.K.: Oxbow Books.
2006 Kalahari Model and Symbiotic Relationship between Hunters and Farmers. World Archaeological Congress (WAC) Inter-Congress Program and Abstracts, pp. 39・40. Osaka Museum of History, Osaka, Japan.
2005 (With E. Fratkin) Introduction. In K. Ikeya and E. Fratkin (eds.) Pastoralists and Their Neighbors in Asia and Africa (Senri Ethnological Studies 69), pp. 1・14.
2005 Socioeconomic Relationships between Herders and Hunters: A Comparison of the Kalahari Desert and Northeastern Siberia. In K. Ikeya and E. Fratkin (eds.) Pastoralists and Their Neighbors in Asia and Africa (Senri Ethnological Studies 69), pp. 31・44.
2005 Livestock Economy and Amel Pastoralism among the Raika in India. In K. Ikeya and E. Fratkin (eds.) Pastoralists and Their Neighbors in Asia and Africa (Senri Ethnological Studies 69), pp. 171・185.
2005 Political Ecology of Land Degradation in the Kalahari Desert: Relationship between Desertification and Regional Society. The Indian Geographical Journal 77 (2): 89・98.
2004 Cultural Ecology of Zenmai Gathering in the Northeastern Japan. Science Reports of Tohoku University, 7th Series (Geography) 53 (1) (2): 1・28.
2004 Livestock Economy and Camel Pastoralism among the Raika in India. In T. Nakasato (ed.) A Study on Dominant Factors in a Recent Transformation of Livestock Keeping in India, pp. 131・144. A project report sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Science, Fukuoka University of Education, Japan.
2004 Tshokwe Lamellaphones in Northeastern Angola. In J. Kawada and K. Tsukada (eds.) CULTURES SONORES D’AFRIQUE III, pp. 111・125. Hiroshima City University.
2004 Historical Changes in Reindeer Herding by the Chukchi and Preservation of the Identity. In T. Irimoto and T. Yamada (eds.) Circumpolar Ethnicity and Identity (Senri Ethnological Studies 66), pp. 269・278. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology.
2003 (With P. J. Matthews) Before Farming: The Archaeology and Anthropology Hunter-Gatherers. National Museum of Ethnology, Japan (Department Review) 3 (8): 1・5. U. K.: Western Academic and Specialist Press.
2002 Hunter-Gathers and the State: Historical Ethnography of subsistence among the Kalahari San. Senri Ethnological Monograph 4: 298 (in Japanese).
2001 Introduction: Hunting Culture and Mining Knowledge. Parks, Property, and Power: Managing Hunting Practice and Identity within State Policy Regimes (Senri Ethnological Studies 59), pp.1・6. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology.
2001 Chukchi Reindeer Grazing and Changes to Grazing Territory in Northeastern Siberia. Parks, Property, and Power: Managing Hunting Practice and Identity within State Policy Regimes (Senri Ethnological Studies 59), pp. 81・99. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology.
2001 Some Changes among the San under the Influence of Relocation Plan in Botswana. Parks, Property, and Power: Managing Hunting Practice and Identity within State Policy Regimes (Senri Ethnological Studies 59), pp. 183・198. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology.
2000 Environment and Resource Management among the San in Botswana. Nomadic Peoples 4 (1): 67・82. Oxford: Berghahn Journals.
1999 The Historical Dynamics of the Socioeconomic Relationships between the Nomadic San and the Rural Kgalagadi. Botswana Notes and Records 31: 19・32.
1998 Local Land Management and Conflicts among Camel Pastralists in Northeastern Kenya. In Haan and Blaikie (eds.) Looking at the Maps in the Dark. Faculty of Environmental Sciences, pp.100-114, University of Amsterdam.
1998 Interaction between San and Kgalagadi in the Colonial Era. Proc. of The Khoisan Identities and Cultural Heritage Conf, pp. 59・66. Cape Town, South Africa.
1997 Bear Ritual of the Matagi and the Ainu in Northeastern Japan. In Yamada and Irimoto (eds.) Circumpolar Animism and Shamanism, pp. 55・63. Hokkaido University Press.
1997 Study in Japan on Mongolian Cattle-Breeders. Northern Studies Association Bulletin 5: 4・6.
1996 Dry Farming among the San in the Central Kalahari. African Study Monographs Suppl. 22: 85・100.
1996 Road Constraction and Handicraft Production in the Xade Area, Botswana. Africa Study Monographs Suppl 22: 67・84.
1994 Hunting with Dogs among the San in the Central Kalahari. African Study Monographs 15 (3): 119・134.
1993 Goat Raising among the San in the Central Kalahari. African Study Monographs 14 (1): 39・52.
1991 (With Tanaka, Sugawara, Yagasaki, and Imamura) A Report on the Social and Ecological Research on the San (Basarwa) of the Kade Area 1987・1991. The Office of the President Republic of Botswana, pp. 1・48.
1988 Spatial Structure of Zenmai Gathering: A Case Study of the Mountain Village in the Heavy Snow Zone. Science Reports of the Tohoku University, (Seventh Series) 38 (2): 104・118.
1987 Rice Crops and Shifting Cultivation in Miomote, Murakamihan in the Edo Era. Science Reports of the Tohoku University, (Seventh Series) 37: 41・51.

Presentations

2021 “Slash-and-burn Agriculture and Millet Cultivation in Postwar Japan” CJS-JSPS Symposium-Agroecology, Sustainable Food Production and Satoyama: Contributions of Japanese Case Studies to the Discussion of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Environmental Conservation, Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies オンライン開催(2021.3.19)
2018 “Human dispersal and adaptation for livelihood – hunting style changed with dogs” PaleoAsia 2018 (The International Workshop, Cultural History of PaleoAsia), Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto. (2018.12.17)
2018 ‘Introduction’ CHAGS12 (12th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies) School of Social Science, Universiti Sains Malyasia, Penang. (2018.7.26)
2018 (S. Nakai, K. Ikeya) ‘Sedentarism and the continuity of the relationship between hunter-gatherers and farmers in Thailand.’ CHAGS12 (12th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies) School of Social Science, Universiti Sains Malyasia, Penang. (2018.7.26)
2018 ‘Hunter-gatherers and civilization in Asia’ CHAGS12 (12th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies) School of Social Science, Universiti Sains Malyasia, Penang. (2018.7.26)
2018 Natural Resources Use by Domestic Pig in the Tropics: From Asian Forests to the World. International Workshop “Forest Ecological Resources Security for Next Generation: Development and Routine Utilization of Forest Ecological Resources and their Domestication”, Center for Southeast Asian Studies(CSEAS), Kyoto University. (2018.1.16)
2017 Dispersal of prehistoric hunter-gatherers and roles/materials of beads: an ethnoarchaeological approach. International Workshop on Cultural History of PaleoAsia “Across the Movius Line- Cultural Geography of South amd Southeast Asia in the Late Pleistocene”, INTERMEDIATEQUE, JP Tower Museum, Tokyo (2017.11.19)
2017 Changing Marine Resources in Japan: Abalone, Kelp, Sea Urchin (Session “Production and Distribution of Natural Resources in Northeast Asia”). Internatioanl Convention of Asia Scholars(ICAS)10,Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC) (2017.7.23)
2016 The History of Japan-China Relations in respect to the Marine Resource: Abalones in Japan, the 6th Asian Food Study Conference, Ritsumeikan University Biwako-Kusatsu Campus, Shiga. (2016.12.03)
2016 S. Nakai and K. Ikeya, Structure and Social Composition of Hunter-gatherer Camps: Have the Mlabri Settled Permanently? the eighth World Archaeological Congress (WAC8), Doshisha University, Imadegawa Campus (2016.8.29)
2016 ‘Introduction: Reviews of Studies Examining Interaction between Hunter-gatherers and Farmers in Asia. Interaction between Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers and Neighbors in Asia’ The Eighth World Archaeological Congress (WAC8), Doshisha University, Imadegawa Campus, Kyoto. (2016.8.29)
2016 ‘Human-Chicken multiple interactions from human science approaches.’ Meeting of The Human-Chicken Multi-Relationships Research Project. Swissotel Nai Lert Park Hotel, Bangkok (2016.8.19)
2016 Comment, Kick-off Symposium of NIHU Area Studies Program for Northeast Asia “Rediscovery of Northeast Asia.” Natonal Musum of Ethnology. (2016.1.24)
2015 Humanity group in HCMR, Tokyo HCMR (Human-Chicken Multi-Relationships Research Project) Seminar, Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. (2015.9.26)
2015 ‘Sedentarization among nomadic San hunter-gatherers in Central Botswana.’ CHAGS11 (11th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies) University of Viena, Viena, Austria. (2015.9.8)
2015 ‘Peccary hunting among Local People and animal management in the Peruvian Amazon’ Vth International Wildlife Management Congress. Sapporo, Japan. (2015.7.29)
2015 ‘How have local people shaped spaces in the Kalahari Desert?: place names, mobility, territoriality’ IUAES. Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand. (2015.7.15)
2009 “Transformations of the Economy among the Kgalagadi Agro-Pastoralist.” The 16th Congress of The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Congress, 28 July, 2009, Kunming, China.
2006 “Cross-Regional Comparison of Modes of Life of Hunter-Gatherers: Between Africa and Southeast Asia.” Abstracts of The Third International Conference on Moral Economy of Africa, pp.16・17, October, 2006, Fukui, Japan.
2006 “Ethnoarchaeology of Hunting among the Central Kalahari San.” Abstracts of ICAZ 2006 International Council for Archaeozoology 10th Conference, pp. 89, August, 2006, Mexico City, Mexico.
2006 “How Were Red Junglefowl Domesticated?・Comparative Ethnological Approach among Northern Thailand’s Local People?” Abstract of The 2006 HCMR “Human-Chicken Multi-Relationships Research Project” Congress in Tokyo, pp. 32, 19 June, 2006.
2006 “Introduction: Interaction between Hunters and Farmers.” World Archaeological Congress (WAC) Inter-Congress, 13 January, 2006, Osaka Museum of History.
2006 “Kalahari Model and Symbiotic Relationship between Hunters and Farmers in Prehistory and History.” World Archaeological Congress (WAC) Inter-Congress, 13 January, 2006, Osaka Museum of History.
2005 “Livestock Raising among the Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers.” Pan Africa Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies 2005 12th Congress, 6 July, 2005, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana.
2004 “Migration and Economy of Somali Camel Herders over the Past 13 years.” Abstracts of paper and poster presentations of International Conference “Dialog between Cultures and Civilizations: Present State and Perspectives of Nomadism in a Globalizing World”, p. 53, August, 2004, Ulaanbaatar, Monglia.
2003 “Social Changes in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve over Seven Decades.” A paper presented at American Anthropological Association 102ND Annual meeings. 19 November, 2003, Chicago, U.S.A.
2003 “The Culture and Variety of the Thumb Piano Played by the San in Central Botswana.” A paper presented at Khoe and San International Conference, 11 September, 2003, Gaborone, Botswana.
2003 “Hunter-Gatherer and Agro-Pastoralist in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Issue.” XV ICAES ABSTRACT BOOK Vol.II, pp. 790. International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, July, 2003, Florence, Italy.
2002 “Changes of Hunting Skills in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.” 9th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies, September, 2002, Edinburgh Conference Center, U.K.
2002 “Socio-Economic Changes among the Reindeer Chukchi for the Past 100 Years: Case Study of Chaun Group and Upper Anadyr Group. The International Symposium “The Raven’s Arch: Jesup North Pacific Expedition Revisited”, 27 October, 2002, Sapporo.
2002 “From Reindeer Herding to Salmon Fishing: Chukchi’s Adaptation in the Risk.” Abstracts of The 17th International Abashiri Symposium, People and Culture in the North Pacific: From the Viewpoint of the Use of Biolological Resources, pp. 4・5, 19 October, 2002.
2002 “Socioeconomic Relationship between Herders and Hunters: A Comparison of the Kalahari Desert and the Northeastern Siberia.” Abstracts of Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences , pp 109, 22 September, 2002, Tokyo.
2002 “Mobility and Territoriality among Hunting-Farming-Trading Societies.” Abstracts of International Council of Archaeozoology 9th Conference, p. 63, 31 August, 2002, University of Durham, U.K.
2000 “Political Ecology of Land Degradation in the Kalahari Desert.” 29th International Goegraphic Congress Abstracts, pp. 192・193, Seoul, Korea.
2000 “Preservation of the Identity of the Chukuchee amid Changes in Reindeer Pastoralism.” Program and abstracts of International Conference on Ethnicity and Identuty in the North, pp. 24, Sapporo, Japan.
1998 “Environment and Resource Management among the San in Botswana.” The 14th Internatinal Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (ICAES), Williamsburg, U.S.A.
1998 “Social Changes among the San under the Influence of the Resettlement Policy.” The 8th Internatinal Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS8), Osaka, Japan.
1998 “Histrical Dynamics of the Socioeconomic Relationships between the Nomadic San and the Rural Kgalagadi.” American Anthropological Association 97th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
1997 “Ineraction Between San and Kgalagadi in the Colonial Era.” Third International Conference on Khoisan Studies Abstracts, pp. 29, July, 1997.
1996 “Land Management and Conflicts among Three Nomadic Societies in Dryland Africa.” 28th International Geographic Congress Abstracts.