The following lecture was given at EHESS, Marseille, France Takada, A. (2017). Environmental perception and wayfinding practices in the Central Kalahari. Paper presented at the “Evolutionnary Anthropology” seminar, EHESS, Marseille, France, 20th March 2017. <http://ffj.ehess.fr/upload/Actualites/Events/2017/TAKADA_2017.pdf>
The following lecture was given at Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France Takada, A. (2017). Participation in rhythm: !Xun socialization through singing and dancing activities. Paper presented at Séminaire spécial du CLLE-LTC, Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, Toulouse, France, 15th March 2017. <http://clle.univ-tlse2.fr/accueil/agenda/participation-in-rhythm-xun-socialization-through-singing-and-dancing-activities-490447.kjsp?RH=1463575316422>
The following lecture was given at EHESS, Paris, France Takada, A. (2017). Kyoto School of Ecological Anthropology. Paper presented at the course of Atelier ouvert des Cahiers d’Etudes Africaines, EHESS, Paris, France, 11th March 2017. <https://www.ehess.fr/fr/professeur-invit%C3%A9/takada>
being participated in the following panel discussion in New Orleans, USA Takada, A. (2017). Panelist of conversation hour, “Fieldwork and Family”, at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research (SCCR), Hampton Inn Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, USA, March 1-4th (March 3rd). <http://mysccr.org/2017-program/>
The following lecture was given at Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, France Takada, A. (2017). Practices of early cultural learning: Responsibility formation in caregiver-infant interaction among the G|ui/G||ana of Botswana. Paper presented at Laboratoire Ethologie, Cognition, Développement, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, France, 24th February 2017. <https://www.ehess.fr/fr/professeur-invit%C3%A9/takada>
The following lecture was given at EHESS, Paris, France Takada, A. (2017). The cultural and ecological foundations of ethnicity among the !Xun of North-central Namibia. Paper presented at Comprendre les relations Afrique-Asie: espace transversal de recherches et d’enseignement (CRAA-ETRE), EHESS, Paris, France, 21st February 2017. <https://www.ehess.fr/fr/professeur-invit%C3%A9/takada>
The following lecture was given at Linkoeping University, Sweden. Takada, A. (2017). Participation in rhythm: Peer group interactions among the !Xun San of Namibia. Paper presented at Paper presented at Tema Barn Higher seminar spring 2017. Linkoeping University, Sweden, 14th February 2017. <https://www.tema.liu.se/tema-b/seminarier/gaster-pa-tema-barn?l=en>
Takada, A. (2017). Re-enacting Birth: Resettlement policy and the ritualistic treatment of abnormal birth in Botswana. Anthropology of giving birth/making a family: An invitation to alternatives. Tokyo:Bensey Publishing Inc, pp.185-209. <http://bensei.jp/index.php?main_page=product_book_info&cPath=2&products_id=100698>
Terashima, H. & Hewlett, B. S. (Eds.), Social learning and innovation in contemporary hunter-gatherers: Evolutionary and ethnographic perspectives. Tokyo:Springer<http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-4-431-55997-9> This book includes the following papers written by CCI members. “Transmission of Body Decoration Among the Baka Hunter-Gatherers” by Yujie Peng (pp.83-93). “Education and learning during social situations among the Central Kalahari San” by Akira Takada (pp.97-111). “High Motivation and Low Gain: Food Procurement from Rainforest Foraging by Baka Hunter-Gatherer Children” by Izumi Hagino & Taro Yamauchi (pp.135-144). “Play, Music, and Taboo in the Reproduction of an Egalitarian Society” by Jerome Lewis (pp.147-158). “Variations in Shape, Local Classification, and the Establishment of a Chaîne Opératoire for Pot Making Among Female Potters […]
Bateman, A. & Church, A. (Eds.), Children’s knowledge-in-interaction: Studies in conversation analysis. Springer.<http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-10-1703-2> This book includes the following papers written by CCI members. “Relating with an Unborn Baby: Expectant Mothers Socializing Their Toddlers in Japanese Families” by Akira Takada & Michie Kawashima (pp.211-229). “Young Children’s Initial Assessments in Japanese” by Matthew Burdelski & Emi Morita (pp.231-255).
Lovis, W. & Whallon, R. (eds.) (2016). Marking the Land: Hunter-gatherer creation of meaning in their environment. New York: Routledge. More information: Amazon.com. This book includes the following paper written by CCI member. Takada, A. (2016). Unfolding cultural meanings: Wayfinding practices among the San of the Central Kalahari. In W. Lovis & R. Whallon(Eds.), Marking the Land: Hunter-gatherer creation of meaning in their environment. New York: Routledge, pp.180-200.
Takada, A. (ed.) (2016). Natural History of Communication among the Central Kalahari San. African Study Monographs Supplementary Issue, 52, 1-187. <http://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/handle/2433/207684.>
Senzaki, S., Masuda, T., Takada, A., and Okada, H. (2016). The communication of culturally dominant modes of attention from parentsto children: A comparison of Canadian and Japanese parent child conversations during a joint scene description task. PLoS ONE 11(1):e0147199. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147199.
13th Seminar of Anthropology of Education and Learning was held in Kyoto University on 9th (Friday) October 2015. This time we invited Dr. Sheena Shah <http://www.caldi.uct.ac.za/people/sheena-shah/> from the Centre for African Language Diversity (CALDi), University of Cape Town.
Takada, A. (2015). Comment on “Children as a Reserve Labor Force”, by David F. Lancy. Current Anthropology, 56(4), 562-563. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/679361>