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Last updated: August 18, 2017

Long-term trips for fieldwork research by KAMEI Nobutaka, a Japanese anthropologist, since 1996 are listed. Short trips for international conferences and private trips are not included.
[month]: in the field / [month]: at home

2017: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Côte d'Ivoire NEW!
2016: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on children and Deaf people in Senegal; research on Deaf people in Côte d'Ivoire
2015: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Côte d'Ivoire
2014: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on children and Deaf people in Burkina Faso; people with disabilities in Senegal
2013: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Côte d'Ivoire; people with disabilities in Senegal
2012: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on hunter-gatherers in Cameroon
2011: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Togo
2010: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Côte d'Ivoire
2009: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: No field trip (Desk work in Japan to write 3 books)
2008: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Cameroon; people with disabilities in Côte d'Ivoire
2007: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Making DVD sign language dictionary in Cameroon
2006: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Ghana; Michigan State, USA; Nigeria
2005: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Northern part of Cameroon
2004: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Benin
2003: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Gabon; Gallaudet University in USA; Myanmar
2002: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on Deaf people in Cameroon
2001: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: No field trip (Desk work in Japan to finish my Doctoral thesis)
2000: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: No field trip (Desk work in Japan to write some articles)
1999: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: No field trip in foreign countries (Fieldwork in Japanese Deaf community)
1998: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Long stay in Cameroon finished
1997: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: Research on hunter-gatherers in Cameroon
1996: [J][F][M][A][M][J][J][A][S][O][N][D]: First fieldwork in Cameroon

History of my fieldwork in Africa
- The first visit to Africa: November 1996, Yaoundé, Cameroon
- The longest stay: 1 year and 5 months (November 1996 - March 1998, Cameroon)
- The field sites I visited frequently: Côte d'Ivoire (8 times), Cameroon (7 times), Senegal (3 times)

Field sites classified by the official languages
- French-speaking: 6 (Senegal; Côte d'Ivoire; Burkina Faso; Togo; Benin; Gabon)
- English-speaking: 2 (Ghana; Nigeria)
- Bilingual (French and English): 1 (Cameroon)

[Research grants] [Countries and regions where I have visited]

fieldsites

2017

April 2017- NEW!
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire; Visiting Professor of the Educational and Research Unit of Languages, Literatures and Civilizations (UFR LLC), University of Félix Houphouët-Boigny (collaborative research in the Institute of Applied Linguistics (ILA))
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

2016

August-September 2016
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

March 2016
Research of cultural anthropology in the Republic of Senegal
Dakar, Pikine, Thiès and Saint-Louis
Studies on African childhood; Deaf community and sign languages

2015

March 2015
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

2014

October-November 2014
Research of cultural anthropology and development studies in the Republic of Senegal
Dakar and its suburbs (Pikine, Guédiawaye and Thiaroye)
Life and activities of people with disabilities in West Africa; Deaf community and sign languages in Senegal

August-September 2014
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Ziniaré, Kongoussi and Manéga
Studies on African childhood; Deaf community and sign languages

2013

August-September 2013
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

August 2013
Research of cultural anthropology and development studies in the Republic of Senegal
Dakar and its suburbs (Pikine and Thiaroye), Linguère and Touba
Life and activities of people with disabilities in West Africa; Deaf community and sign languages in Senegal

March 2013
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

2012

August-September 2012
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Cameroon
East Region
Life, culture and education of the children of the Baka hunter-gatherers in the tropical forest

February-March 2012
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Cameroon
East Region
Life, culture and education of the children of the Baka hunter-gatherers in the tropical forest

2011

August-September 2011
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Togo
Lomé and other cities
Deaf community and sign languages

2010

August 2010
Cultural anthropological / linguistic research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

February-March 2010
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Deaf community and sign languages

2008

October 2008
Research of cultural anthropology and development studies in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Livelihood and work of people with disabilities

February-March 2008
Cultural anthropological and linguistic research in the Republic of Cameroon
Yaoundé
Deaf community and sign languages

2007

October-November 2007
Cultural anthropological and linguistic research in the Republic of Cameroon
Yaoundé
Deaf community and sign languages

2006

August-September 2006
Cultural anthropological research in the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Ibadan and Lagos
Deaf community and sign languages

March 2006
Documentation and interviews in the Christian Mission for the Deaf, USA
Detroit, Michigan State
History of the education for the deaf in Africa

February 2006
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Ghana
Accra, Kumasi and Tamale
Deaf community and sign languages

2005

February-March 2005
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Cameroon
Yaoundé, Garoua and Buea
Deaf community and sign languages

2004

August-September 2004
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Benin
Cotonou, Porto Novo Abomey and Bohicon
Deaf community and sign languages

2003

December 2003
Visit to Yangon Deaf Association, Myanmar
Yangon
Deaf community and the education

July-September 2003
Documentation and interviews in Gallaudet University and related places, USA
Washington, DC and Detroit, Michigan State
Deaf communities and sign languages in Africa

February-March 2003
Cultural anthropological research in Gabonese Republic
Libreville and Port-Gentil
Deaf community and sign languages

2002

September-December 2002
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Cameroon
Yaoundé, Douala, Bafoussam and Kumba
Deaf community and sign languages

1996-1998

November 1996 - March 1998
Cultural anthropological research in the Republic of Cameroon
(1) East Province
Daily activities of children of the Baka hunter-gatherers
(2) Yaoundé, Douala, Limbe and Kumba
Deaf community and sign languages

1994

October 1994 - December 1995
Fieldwork on Japanese macaques in Japan
Koshima islet, Miyazaki Prefecture
(1) Socialization of infants
(2) Social dilemmas related with food



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