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KAMEI Nobutaka

NAME

KAMEI Nobutaka

NATIONALITY

Japanese

SEX

Male


TITLE

Doctor in Science, Kyoto University (March 25, 2002, Doctor in Science No. 2502)

SPECIALITY

Cultural anthropology; African area studies

CURRENT POSITION

April 1, 2017Professor, Department of International and Cultural Studies, School of Foreign Studies, Aichi Prefectural University


EDUCATION

April 1, 1990Enrolled in the Department of Science, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University.
March 24, 1994Bachelor in Science, Kyoto University (mainly majored in biology).
April 1, 1994Enrolled in the Master's Course, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University (majored in zoology).
March 23, 1996Master in Science, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University (majored in zoology).
April 1, 1996Enrolled in the Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University (majored in biological science, section of zoology).
March 25, 2002Doctor in Science, Kyoto University.


CAREERS [*: main professions]

May 1, 1998Teaching Assistant, Kyoto University (- March 31, 1999)
April 1, 2001* Research Fellow (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (- March 31, 2002)
April 1, 2002* Research Fellow (PD), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (- March 31, 2004)
April 1, 2002Lecturer, Seian University of Art and Design (- March 31, 2005)
April 1, 2003Lecturer, Kwansei Gakuin University (- September 24, 2007)
July 2003Visiting Researcher, Gallaudet University, USA (- September, 2003)
April 1, 2004* COE Research Fellow, Kwansei Gakuin University (- March 31, 2006)
April 1, 2005Lecturer, Osaka University of Foreign Studies (- September 30, 2007)
April 1, 2006* COE Associate Professor ("Jo-kyoju"), Kwansei Gakuin University (- March 31, 2007)
April 1, 2007* COE Associate Professor ("Jun-kyoju"), Kwansei Gakuin University (- August 31, 2007)
April 1, 2007Lecturer, Yamaguchi University (- March 31, 2008)
September 1, 2007* Research Fellow, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (- March 31, 2010)
October 1, 2007Lecturer, Osaka University (- March 31, 2008)
April 1, 2008Lecturer, Rikkyo University (- September 18, 2009)
April 1, 2010* Associate Professor, Osaka International University (- March 31, 2011)
June 1, 2010Lecturer, University of Shizuoka (- March 31, 2011)
April 1, 2011Lecturer, Osaka International University (- March 31, 2012)
April 1, 2011* Associate Professor, Aichi Prefectural University (- March 31, 2017)
June 1, 2011Lecturer, University of Shizuoka (- March 31, 2012)
April 10, 2012Lecturer, University of Shizuoka (- March 31, 2013)
April 1, 2013Lecturer, Nanzan University (- September 15, 2013)
April 10, 2013Lecturer, University of Shizuoka (- March 31, 2014)
September 1, 2013Lecturer, Shizuoka University (- September 30, 2013)
October 1, 2013Lecturer, Hirosaki University (- March 31, 2014)
April 1, 2014Lecturer, Nanzan University (- September 15, 2014)
April 10, 2014Lecturer, University of Shizuoka (- March 31, 2015)
April 1, 2015Lecturer, Nanzan University (- September 13, 2015)
April 1, 2016Lecturer, Nanzan University (- September 15, 2016)
April 1, 2017* Professor, Aichi Prefectural University
April 6, 2017Visiting Professor of the Research and Training Unit of Languages, Literatures and Civilizations (UFR LLC), associate member of the Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d'Ivoire (- Octobre 3, 2017)
October 4, 2017Visiting Researcher of the Centre for French-Japanese Advanced Studies in Paris (CEAFJP), the France-Japan Foundation (FFJ) of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France


COMMITTEE SERVICE

January 29, 2011Board member (January 29, 2011-); Secretariat (April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2016), Chubu Society of Anthropology
April 1, 2012Chief organizer, Research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (- March 31, 2018 [expiration])
April 17, 2016Committee member, Committee for Information Services, Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (- March 31, 2018 [expiration])

[Committee service in the past]

May 2009Editorial board member, Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics (- December 31, 2011)
November 21, 2009Board member, Research group "Disabilities and development," Japan Society for International Development (- December 1, 2013)
April 1, 2012Board member; Council member, Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (- March 31, 2016)
November 2016Guest speaker, the 23rd committee, Section of Anthropology, Committee of Area Studies, Science Council of Japan (- December 2016)
April 1, 2011Councilor, Japan Association for African Studies (- March 31, 2017)
June 1, 2016The chairperson, the evaluation committee of the research projects, National Museum of Ethnology (- March 31, 2017)


COMMISSIONED RESEARCH

[Commissioned research in the past]

June 2003Researcher, Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, Japanese Federation of the Deaf (- March 2006)
April 2005Co-Researcher, Institute of Developing Economies (- March 2009)
April 2006Researcher, Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies, National Center of Sign Language Education (- June 2012)
July 2007Visiting Researcher, Osaka University of Foreign Studies (- September 2007)
September 2007COE Research Associate, 21st COE program, Kwansei Gakuin University (- March 2008)
October 2007Visiting Researcher, Osaka University (- March 2012)
April 2008Member of Culture dynamics unit, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (- March 2010)
April 2008Researcher, Institute for Advanced Social Research, Kwansei Gakuin University (- March 2010)
June 2009Visiting Research Fellow, Asian Research Center for Social Well-being and Development, Nihon Fukushi University (- March 2013)
October 2009Collaborative Researcher of the core research project, National Museum of Ethnology (- March 2013)
April 2008Member of joint research projects, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (- March 2015)
October 2011Member of joint research projects, National Museum of Ethnology (- March 2015)
April 2013Board member of Field Science Colloquium, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (- March 2015)
April 2013Co-Researcher, Institute of Developing Economies (- March 2015)
April 2013Core member, "Next 30" Forum of industry-university cooperation, Chubu Economic Federation (Chukeiren) (- March 2015)
April 2014Project member "Desertification and livelihood in semi-arid Afro-Eurasia," Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (- March 2017)


CERTIFICATIONS

September 1996Driver's license
March 2002Specialized certificate of high school teacher (Science)
August 2002Niveau 2, Diplôme d'Aptitude Pratique au Français
October 2005Certified Social Researcher
April 2006Japanese Sign Language Interpreter certified by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan ("Shuwa-Tsuyaku-Shi")
July 2006The Pre-1st Grade of the STEP Test (in practical English proficiency)


LANGUAGES

JapaneseFirst language
EnglishSkills for daily conversations and researches
FrenchSkills for daily conversations and researches
BakaSkills for daily conversations and researches
Japanese Sign Language (JSL)Skills for daily conversations and researches
Sign languages in West and Central AfricaSkills for daily conversations and researches
(Including Francophone African Sign Language (LSAF*), Ghanaian Sign Language and Nigerian Sign Language)
American Sign Language (ASL)Skills of basic conversations

(*) LSAF:= Langue des signes d'Afrique Francophone, common sign language used in French-speaking West and Central Africa (contact sign language made of ASL, written/spoken French and indigenous signs in Africa).


AWARD

November 24, 2007Awarded by the Japan International Society for International Development (JASID) (2007 JASID Award for Excellent Work by Young Researchers) ("History of Deaf people and sign languages in Africa: Fieldwork in the "kingdom" derived from Andrew J. Foster")
December 21, 2009Awarded by the Social Security Council, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan (2009 Recommended Cultural Materials of Child Welfare) ("Let's visit the Deaf world")
November 26, 2011Awarded by the Japan International Society for International Development (JASID) (2011 JASID Special Award) (Mori, Soya ed. "Poverty reduction for the disabled in developing countries: How do they live?," as one of the contributors)
February 28, 2012Excellent faculty member in the domains of education and research, Aichi Prefectural University
February 19, 2015Excellent faculty member in the domains of university management and contribution to society, Aichi Prefectural University
February 23, 2017Excellent faculty member in the domains of education and research, Aichi Prefectural University


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