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.

2018/04/10
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 […]

2018/03/29
【2018/03/28】Book Publication.

The following book was published. CCI members Ch.3(Burdelski), Ch.4(Cekaite), Ch.33(Morita), and Ch.42(Takada) contributed articles to it. Favareau, D. (ed.)(2018) Co-operative Engagements in Intertwined Semiosis: Essays in Honour of Charles Goodwin. Tartu: The University of Tartu Press.

2018/03/29
【2018/03/26】Book Translation.

The following book translation was published. CCI members (Ch.4[Takada], and Ch.14[Shimada]) participated in the translation too. S. Malloch and C. Trevarthen(eds.), K. Negayama, K. Imagawa, S. Kabaya, Y. Shimura, E. Haneishi, & S. Maruyama (Supervisor of translation), Communicative musicality: Exploring the basis of human companionship. Tokyo: Ongaku No Tomo Sha Corp (pp.43-58).

2018/03/16
Announcement of the joint seminar

Announcement of the joint seminar of “Seminar on Developmental Science, Kyoto University” and “2nd Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition”   It is a pleasure to inform you that we will organize the following joint seminar of “Seminar on Developmental Science, Kyoto University”and “2nd Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition”.This time, we will have Dr. Fabia Franco from Middlesex University, London UK as the guest speaker. She will give us a talk about musical interactions and language development in infancy across cultures. The Seminar is admission-free and no reservation is required to participate in it. Please join in us. (*The talk is given in English, and no translation […]

2018/03/15
【2018/03/14】1st Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition

1st Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition     【Date】 14th (Wednesday) March 2018   【Venue】 Middle Size Conference room, third floor, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building, Kyoto University   【Schedule】 13:00-13:10 Introduction Akira Takada (Kyoto University)   13:10-14:10 Linguistic devices for indexing gestures in Arta (Philippines): “(u)wa” ‘what-cha-ma-call-it’ as a placeholder and beyond Yukinori Kimoto(Nagoya University, PD)   14:10-15:10 The progression from teacher-led to co-created activities for preschoolers Chie Fukada(Kyoto Institute of Technology)   15:10-15:30 Coffee break   15:30-16:30 Infant’s pointing and participation framework(tentative) Tomoko Endo(Seikei University)   16:30-17:30 Caregiver’s strategies for eliciting young children’s storytelling Akira Takada (Kyoto University) & Michie Kawashima(Kansai Gaidai University)   17:30-18:00 General discussion […]

2018/03/15
【2018/03/14】Book Publication.

Takada, A. (ed.). (2018). Special Issue: Reconstructing the paradigm of African Area Studies in a globalizing world. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue, 54, 1-189.  

2018/03/11
【2018/03/10】giving a lecture

Takada, A. (2018). On the “Interaction Engine Hypothesis”:Commentaries from Linguistic Anthropological Perspective. Paper presented at the panel discussion for 20th anniversary, the 41st meeting of the Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan, 10th-11th March 2018 (10th March). Abstracts, pp.264-268. (Invited Speaker) (in Japanese)

2018/03/06
【2018/03/05】11th Seminar of Reconstructing the Paradigm of African Area Studies

11th Seminar of Reconstructing the Paradigm of African Area Studies (Co-organized by 6th Colloquium of Natural History of Landscape Formation) <Date> 5th March 2018 (Monday) 15:00-17:00 (Reception will open on 14:30) <Venue> Middle conference room, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building (third floor), Kyoto University https://www.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/about/access <Schedule> 15:00-15:10  Introduction Akira Takada (Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS), Kyoto University) 15:10-16:30 Framing Future Africa: A report on new collaborative research in the programme “Future rural Africa: future-making and social-ecological transformation” Thomas Widlok(University of Cologne) Abstract: This presentation provides a short summary of a new collaborative research center (CRC) that has recently been launched at the University of Cologne (https://www.crc228.de/) and it […]

2018/02/27
【2018/02/19】10th Seminar of Reconstructing the Paradigm of African Area Studies

10th Seminar of Reconstructing the Paradigm of African Area Studies   <Date> 19th February 2018 (Monday) 17:00-19:00 (Reception will open on 16:30) <Venue> #318, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building (third floor), Kyoto University https://www.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/about/access <Schedule> 17:00-17:10  Introduction Akira Takada (Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS), Kyoto University) 17:10-18:30 Violence and Governance in Guerrilla War Zoe Marks(University of Edinburgh)   Abstract: Guerrilla war requires careful coordination between rebels and thelocal population. Yet, many groups fighting for liberation and ‘power to the people’ also attack and oppress the people. This paper examineswhy insurgents use violence against those whose support they seek. Ibegin by explaining how violence and governance are intimately connected […]