The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Notifications regarding past study meetings, symposia, and academic conferences.

Past Info-Forum Museum

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Re-examination and documentation of the Ainu collection at Minpaku (NME): Database and its active use
  • Date: September 15 (Sun); 10:30-16:20
  • Venue: National Museum of Ethnology, 4th seminar room
  • Russian-Japanese Simultaneous interpretation
Tuesday, October 3rd~Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
《International Workshop》Reconnecting Source Communities with Museums for Education: Revitalizing Hopi Silversmithing Traditions
  • Date: Tuesday, October 3rd – Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
  • Venue: Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff, AZ, USA)
Monday, August 28~Saturday, September 02, 2017
《International Workshop》Reconnecting Archaeological Materials with Descendant & Source Communities: Collections Review, Field Trip, Art Work Creation, and Exhibition Planning
  • Date: Monday, August 28 – Saturday, September 02, 2017
  • Venue: New Mexico State University Museum (Las Cruces, NM, USA),Mimbres sites (Mimbres, NM, USA),Geronimo Springs Museum (Truce or Consequences, NM, USA)
Thursday, February 11~Friday, February 12, 2016
《International Workshop》System Development for the Info-Forum Museum: Philosophy and Technique
  • Date: Friday-Sunday, 11-13 March 2016
  • Venue: Conference Room 4, National Museum of Ethnology
Sunday, October 5~Friday, October 10, 2014
International Workshop “Collection Review: Methodology and Effective Utilization for the Museum and the Source Community”
  • Date: Sunday, October 5 - Friday, October 10, 2014
  • Venue: 4F Seminar Room(L), 1F Reviewing Room, National Museum of Ethnology
Tuesday, January 28, 2014~Wednesday, January 29, 2014
《International Workshop》Re-Collection and Sharing Traditional Knowledge, Memories, Information, and Images: Problem and the Prospects on Creating Collaborative Catalog
  • Date: Tuesday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • Venue: Collection room and Conference Room 4, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan