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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.

Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology Notes for Authors 2015 [PDF : 77.6KB]

2020-Vol. 45, No. 2

October 30, 2020 Publication

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Creation of the Tai Dam Scripts in Vietnam
Kashinaga, Masao
Special Theme
Anthropology of Collaborations and Processes: From Studies of Contemporaneous Art Practices
Nobori, Kukiko
Kanematsu, Mei
Inalienability of Artworks: Participatory Art and its Production
Nobori, Kukiko
“Art” Born from the Relationship between Artists and Non-artists: Practice of Self Select: Nairobian in Tokyo
Nishio, Yoshinari
Reflection on the “Window-Flowers” Exhibition: Video and Art Installations as Practical Expressions in Anthropology
Niwa, Tomoko
Aiming at “Living World Decolonization” by Art: Oaxaca’s Popular Holy Statue Worship and Resonance of “Actuality”
Yamakoshi, Hidetsugu
Figure–ground Reversal of Art Projects: Thinking from the Process of a Rice Paddy Field Becoming a “Rice Terrace” or “Art”
Kanematsu, Mei



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