2021/09/30
【2021/9/27】The following book was published

<https://www.springer.com/in/book/9783030769239>. Among the CCI members, Takada & Miyake (pp.245-266) contributed chapters. Steinforth, A. S. & Klocke-Daffa, S. (eds.)(2021) Challenging authorities: Ethnographies of legitimacy and power in eastern and southern Africa. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

2021/03/23
【2021/03/19】The following book was published.

Yamada, S., Takada, A., & Kessi, S. (Eds.). (2021). Knowledge, education, and social structure in Africa. Bamenda, Cameroon: Langaa RPCIG <https://www.africanbookscollective.com/books/knowledge-education-and-social-structure-in-africa> Among the CCI members, Takada (Introduction, Chapter 2) contributed as an editor and author.

2021/03/23
【2021/02/20】A joint review session was held.

In the Zoom symposium of the MC research group <http://rcsp.main.jp/mc/diary7.html>, a joint review session  of “Anthropology of interaction: Places where “mind” meets “culture”” was held.

2021/02/16
【2021/02/11】A book review was published.

The book review of “Anthropology of interaction: Places where “mind” meets “culture”” was published in Journal of African Studies, 98, 56-60.

2020/11/24
【2020/11/22】A book review was published.

The book review of “Narratives on San ethnicity: The cultural and ecological foundations of lifeworld among the !Xun of north-central Namibia” was published in Journal of Southern African Studies, 45(2)<https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03057070.2019.1579975?journalCode=cjss20>. In addition, based on the book review, a discussion seminar was held at the following webinar.The Webinar Series of Kalahari Basin Area Network. 19th November 2020.

2020/11/09
【2020/11/09】A book review was published.

The book review of “Anthropology of interaction: Places where “mind”meets “culture”” was published in Japanese Journal of Social Psychology,35(3) <DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14966/jssp.B3505>.

2020/08/31
【2020/08/27】Giving a talk

The following talk was given in a webinar series. Takada, A. (2020). The use of demonstratives and gestures in the wayfinding practices of the G|ui/G||ana. Paper presented at the Webinar Series of Kalahari Basin Area Network. 27th August 2020.

2020/08/24
【2020/08/23】The results of many years of research was published as the single author book below!

Takada, A. (2020). The ecology of playful childhood: Caregiver-childinteractions among the San of southern Africa.New York: Palgrave Macmillan.<https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030494384>

2020/06/29
【2020/06/27】Giving a public lecture

The following webinar symposium was held. “Language, cognition, and interaction 8”Organizer: Yasuharu Den (Chiba University) Talk 1. Reference in conversation; Tuyoshi Ono (University of Alberta) Invited talk 1: Theory of puppet grammar: A social virus parasitic in human creativity; Masato Yoshikawa (Keio University) Invited talk 2: Language socialization and cultural formation of “responsibility” in Japan; Akira Takada (Kyoto Universtiy) Talk 2: Interactional functions and prosodic variations of responsive expressions: A case study of English “really”; Daisuke Yokomori (Kyushu University)

2020/06/25
【2020/06/24】The following book was published

Imagawa, K. (ed.)(2020) Why do we have music? Interdisciplinaryexploration to musicality. Tokyo: Ongaku no Tomo Sha Corp. (in Japanese)<https://www.ongakunotomo.co.jp/catalog/detail_sp.php?code=139100>Among the CCI members, Takada (pp.88-100) contributed a chapter.

2020/06/11
【2020/06/10】The following book was published, based on the special issue in Frontiers in Psychology

<https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00437/full> Among the CCI members, Takada (pp.82-95) and Cekaite (pp.7-25 co-authored with Andrén; pp.114-132 co-authored with Ekström) contributed chapters.Demuth, C., Raudaskoski, P., & Raudaskoski, S. (Eds.)(2020). Lived culture and psychology: Sharedness and normativity as discursive, embodied and affective engagements with the world in social interaction. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA.doi: 10.3389/978-2-88963-690-7

2020/04/23
【2020/04/22】The following paper was published

Takada, A. (2020). Deepening the engagement with the environment: Acase study of wayfinding practices among the G|ui/G||ana. JapaneseJournal of Cultural Anthropology, 84(4), 443-462. (in Japanese)

2020/04/08
【2020/04/08】5th Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition

The 5th Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition was available to watch online with the handout until May 8, 2020 (finished). This time Professor Peg Barratt at the George Washington University gave us a talk. 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 thus invite distinguished scholars, who are promoting relevant studies to our research questions, and share their works and wisdom. ■5th Seminar on the Development of Intersubjective Recognition “Cultural and theoretical perspectives on parenting” Peg Barratt (Professor of Psychology, The George Washington University) 【Notes】 * The talk is given […]

2020/04/08
【2020/04/08】book publication

The following book (Japanese translation) was published from Shumpusha Publishing. Hewlett, B. L. (Author), Hattori, S., Oishi, T., and Toda, M. (Trans.), Listen, here is a story: Ethnographic life narratives from Aka and Ngandu women of the Congo Basin. Yokohama: Shumpusha Publishing. (in Japanese) <http://www.shumpu.com/portfolio/762/> From CCI members, Mikako Toda (translator) and Akira Takada (commentary) contributed to the Japanese translation of this book.

2020/04/06
【2020/04/06】A book review was published

The book review of “Anthropology of interaction: Places where “mind” meets “culture”” was published in the Japanese Journal of Language in Society, 22(2) <http://www.jass.ne.jp/another/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/04/158d2dd0b5f81394733393612437f828-1.pdf>.