NatureCulture ( is an English-language, peer-reviewed, online, open access journal based in Japan. Founded in 2012 by a small group of anthropologists at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo and Osaka University, the journal has since established itself as an international platform for a dialogue across anthropology, science and technology studies and other related fields. The editorial board is composed of scholars from four continents and five disciplinary areas.

This PECE essay collects, explores, and gives contexts to the ideas and arguments that have driven the journal NatureCulture.