2018/12/13
【2018/12/13】Paper Publication.

The following paper was published. It is based on the panel discussion surrounding professor Stephen C. Levinson for 20th anniversary of the Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences held in March 2018. Takada, A., Katagiri, Y., & Kataoka, K. (2018). Comments on “Interactional foundations of language: The interaction engine hypothesis”: Perspectives from related fields and disciplines. The Japanese Journal of Language in Society, 21(1), 407-420. (in Japanese)

2018/12/06
【2018/12/4】giving talks

The following talk was given at Paris, France Takada, A. (2018). Folk knowledge and wayfinding practices among the San of the Central Kalahari. A paper presented at Kyoto-EHESS International Symposium 2019: Contribution of Area Studies to Global Challenges in Africa. BULAC, Paris, France, 4th December 2018.

2018/12/06
【2018/11/17】A panel held

The following panel was held at San Jose, the USA Crying, caregiving and embodied organization of emotion socialization: A tribute to the lifework of M. H. Goodwin. Panel held at the 117th Annual meeting of American Anthropological Association, San Jose, CA, November 17th, 2018. Program, p.305. Organizers: Asta Cekaite (Linkoping University), and Matthew Burdelski (Osaka University) Chair: Akira Takada (Kyoto University) Presenter: Lourdes de Leon (Centro de Investigación y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social), Akira Takada (Kyoto University), Ekaterina Moore (University of Southern California), Asta Cekaite (Linköping University), Matthew Burdelski (Osaka University), Amy Kyratzis (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Jacqueline Kemp (University of California, Santa Barbara) Discussant: Marjorie Goodwin […]

2018/10/23
【2018/10/18】giving talks

The following talks were given at London, UK Takada, A. (2018). How the !Xun soothe and amuse infants? Paper presented at the Research Workshop “Musilanguage in the cradle of different cultures”, School of Science & Technology, Middlesex University London, London, UK, 18th October 2018. Takada, A. (2018). Musicality of infant directed communication among the San of southern Africa. Paper presented at the Research Workshop “Musilanguage in the cradle of different cultures”, School of Science & Technology, Middlesex University London, London, UK, 18th October 2018.

2018/10/23
【2018/10/17】giving a talk

The following talk was given at London, UK Takada, A. (2018). Environmental perception and wayfinding practices among the San of the Central Kalahari. Paper presented at the Social Anthropology Seminar Series, UCL Anthropology, University College London, London, UK, 17th October 2018.

2018/09/18
【2018/09/17】having a symposium

The following symposium was held at Keio University, Japan Biological foundation of education: Evolution or culture, at 60th Annual meeting of the Japanese Association of Educational Psychology, Hiyoshi campus, Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan, 17th September 2018. Facilitator: Ando, Juko (Keio University) Presentation: Myowa, Masako (Kyoto University) Presentation: Hashiya, Kazuhide (Kyushu University) Presentation: Kamei, Nobutaka (Aichi Prefectural University) Presentation: Nakao, Hisashi (Nanzan University) Discussant: Hasegawa, Mariko (Graduate University for Advanced Studies) Discussant: Takada, Akira (Kyoto University)

2018/07/12
【2018/07/03】Book Publication.

The following book was published. CCI member, A. Takada contributed an article (Ch.9) to it. Nyamnjoh, F. B. (ed.)(2018) Eating and being eaten: Cannibalism as food for thought. Bamenda, Cameroon: Langaa RPCIG

2018/06/13
【2018/07/17】8th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation

The 8th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation will be held at #318, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building (third floor), Kyoto University on 17th (Tuesday) July 2018. This time Prof. Maitseo Bolaane from Department of History, University of Botswana and Ms. Dineo Peke, a PhD candidate will give us a talk.   This is an admission-free seminar. Researvation is not required for participating in it. We are looking forward to seeing you there!   8th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation   【Date】 17th July 2018 (Tuesday) 15:00-17:00 (Reception will open on 14:30)   【Venue】 #318, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building (third floor), Kyoto University http://www.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/about/access   【Schedule】   15:00-15:10 […]

2018/06/01
【2018/06/29】7th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation

I am pleased to inform you that the 7th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation will be held at #318, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building (third floor), Kyoto University on 29th (Friday) June 2018. This time Dr. Mattia Fumanti from Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews will give us a talk. This is an admission-free seminar. Researvation is not required for participating in it. We are looking forward to seeing you there!   7th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation 【Date】 29th June 2018 (Friday) 15:00-17:00 (Reception will open on 14:30) 【Venue】 #318, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building (third floor), Kyoto University http://www.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/about/access 【Schedule】 15:00-15:10 Introduction Akira Takada […]

2018/05/18
【2018/05/18】The 2018 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award

The following book got the 2018 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award of American Psychological Association. M. Myowa, co-representative of Child Development Research Group, Kyoto University and A. Takada, the PI of CCI co-authored Chapters 3 and 4, and Chapters 6 and 14, respectively. Keller, H. & Bard, K. A. (eds.)(2017) The cultural nature of attachment: Contextualizing relationships and development. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

2018/04/18
Talks

Talks Takada, A. (2017). Introduction to Voices for The Future: African Area Studies in a Globalizing World. The international symposium “France-Japan Area Studies Forum”. Inamori Memorial Foundation Building, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. 1st-3rd December 2017. Takada, A. (2017). The medium of instruction in north-central Namibia in colonial times. 7th African Forum: Grahamstown: ‘African potentials’ to develop alternative methods of addressing global issues. Rhodes University, Grahamstown, Saouth Africa. 24th-26th November 2017. Takada, A. & Sugiyama, Y. (2017). The quest to re-establish a good life: Practices associated with the rituals of abnormal delivery and funerals among the G|ui and G||ana of Botswana. The 2017 Satterthwaite Colloquium on African Ritual and Religion: The […]

2018/04/18
Academic Articles

Academic Articles Favareau, D., Aronsson, K., Burdelski, M., Cekaite, A., Couper-kuhlen, E., De Leon, L., Deppermann, A., Enfield, N. J., Everhart, D., Ford,C. E., Foster, J. B., & Cartmill E. A., Fox, B., & Thompson, S. A., Haviland, J., Hayashi, M., Heath, C., Heritage, J., Hoffmeyer, J., Iwasaki, S., Kendon, A., Kern, F., Koschmann, T., Kuroshima, S., Lindwall, O., Ivarsson, J., Lymer, G., & Åberg, M., Linell, P., Lynch, M., Majlesi, A., & Markee, N., Mcilvenny, P., & Raudaskoski, P., Mcnell, D., Melander, H., Merlino, S., Mondada, L., Morita, E., Nevile, M., Nishizaka, A., Philipsen, J. S., &Jensen, L. V., Schumann, J. H., Selting, M., Sidnell, J., Streeck, J., Takada, […]

2018/04/18
Journal Articles

Journal Articles Mizuochi, H., Hiyama, T., Ohta, T., Fujioka, Y., Jack, R., Kambatuku, Iijima, M., & Nasahara, K. N. (2017). Development and evaluation of a lookup-table-based approach to data fusion for seasonal wetlands monitoring: An integrated use of AMSR series MODIS, and Landsat. Remote Sensing of Environment :199, 370-388. Watanabe, Y., Itanna, F., Fujioka, Y., Ruben, S. & Iijima, M. (2017). Soil fertility status of seasonally closed wetland ecosystem (ondombe) in north-central Namibia. African Journal of Agricultural Study :12(18), 1538-1546. Sugawara, K. (2017). A theory of ‘animal borders’: Thoughts and practices toward non-human animals among the G|ui hunter-gatherers. Social Analysis :61(2), 100-117. Nakagawa, Hirosi. (2017). ǂHaba lexical tonology,Khoisan Languages and […]

2018/04/10
3rd Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition

The 3rd Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition will be held at room 318, third floor, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building, Kyoto University on 27th (Friday) April 2018. This time we invite Dr. BLIN Raoul from CNRS and CRLAO (Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l’Asie Orientale), Dr. Hiroko Norimatsu from Toulouse Jean Jaurès Universite and CLLE-LTC (Cognition, Langues, Langage, Ergonomie) as the speakers. This is an admission-free seminar. Reservation is not required for participating in it. We are looking forward to seeing you there! The Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition is set up for exploring into the process that children develop intersubjectivity through the recognition from caregivers. We […]

2018/04/04
【2018/04/02】Joint Seminar

The joint seminar of “Seminar on Developmental Science, Kyoto University” and “2nd Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition”   【Date】 2nd April 2018 (Monday) 13:30-15:30 (The reception will open on 13:00)   【Venue】 #4 lecture room, 2nd Floor, New Building of Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University (Between No.5 and No.8 in the map) https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/documents/main_j.pdf   13:30-13:40 Introduction   13:40-15:00 Musilanguage in the cradle: Musical interactions across cultures and language development in infancy Fabia Franco (PhD), Middlesex University, London UK   Abstract: The contribution of music to the development of communication and language has only recently come to the attention of scientific investigation. In this talk I will argue that in an […]