Research Departments・Position

Cross-regional Studies・Affiliated Researcher


Cultural Anthropology

Research Interests / Keywords

Anthropological study on the mode of Coexistence through “food”


Anthropological study on the mode of Coexistence through “food”

Edible birds nests (EBN) have been consumed as medical, supritual food among Chinese women in mainland China and communities of Chines overseas in the woald for centuries. This study aimed to clarify how EBN have been used to maintain and/or break off “family” tie in society of Chinese ocerseas in Southeast Asia.

Research funds

Type Theme Period
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) Study on sustainable management to balance primary forest conservation and subsistence economy of indigenous communities in Borneo 2019 – 2023
Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists Fundamental study for mode of co-existence through foodstuffs for Chinese dishes in Southeast Asia 2019 – 2021
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 海のアジア再考-英領マラヤ・東アジアネットワークの歴史と現在- 2016 – 2018
Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up Comparative study of the legitimacy of leadership in Southeast Asian archipelago 2015 – 2016
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) Inter-Ethnic Communication in a Symbiotic Society in Primary Tropical Forests in Borneo 2013 – 2017