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

New Research Area Projects (2002-2003)

  • Cultural Anthropological study on Trans-border Conflicts (Head: SHOJI Hiroshi) Research period: 2002-2003
  • Cultural Security in Global Interdependencev (Head: NISHIO Tetsuo) Research period: 2002-2003
  • Ethnography in the Media-saturated Age (Head: IIDA Taku) Research period: 2002-2003
  • Ethnology and Creation of a New Interdisciplinary Science (Head: TAKEZAWA Shoichiro) Research period: 2002-2003
  • Anthropological studies of Disaster Risk Management (Head:HAYASHI Isao) Research period: 2003
  • Conflicts and Exclusive Discourses in the Age of Globalization: from Violence to Coexistence (Head: USUKI Akira) Research period: 2002