Hansen describes his process of encountering more-than-human becomings through Star Trek, and through the study of Eastern religions and their conceptualizations of the world. He offers examples from his fieldwork and lived experience in one of Hokkaido's dairy farming regions to emphasize the...Read more
This 2016 paper is an introduction to the special issue on infrastructure which is one of the outcomes of the KAKEN research project "Environmental Infrastructures: Comparative Ethnographic Study...Read more
Reorganization of Social Order after a Tsunami: Collective Relocation and "Community"(<Special Theme>Disaster and Anthropology: Facing the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake)
Author: Shuhei Kimura
Keywords: Disaster, reconstruction, social order, legal institution,...Read more
This paper is an introduction to the issue "Multiple Nature-Cultures, Diverse Anthropologies." By showing the equivocal notion of shizen, Japanese translation for "nature," the paper explores the existence of multiple nature-cultures.
The special issue...Read more