Minpaku staff, visiting research fellows and special visiting fellows receive grants-in-aid for scientific research to pursue individual and joint research, participate in international symposia, and to make results widely available to academia and the public. (Published works can be downloaded from the Minpaku Repository.)
Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology
The Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology is a research journal that contribute to the advancement of ethnic studies and cultural anthropology. It publishes articles, book reviews, documentary materials, and research notes related to ethnic studies, anthropology, and related fields. Published four times a year.
Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)
Senri Ethnological Studies presents individual works, article collections, and annotated bibliographies regarding specific peoples, regions, or themes, with the goal of publicizing in Japan and overseas the results of research conducted by the Museum. An occasional publication.
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.
TRAJECTORIA is an international multimedia online journal situated at the intersection of anthropology, heritage studies, museum studies, and the arts, published by the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, Japan. The journal is peer-reviewed and published annually.