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Invited lectures

Invited lectures in 2016

December 18, 2016 [In Japanese] NEW!
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Toward the inclusive society that accepts diversity: Three messages from cultural anthropology. In: the symposium "Toward the new curriculum "civil society" in high schools: The propositions by cultural anthropology" sponsored by the Section of Anthropology, Science Council of Japan (November 19, 2016, Science Council of Japan, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

Invited lectures in 2015

December 6, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Comments: From the viewpoint of cultural anthropology: With the case of "Fieldwork photo exhibition" of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University. In: The general symposium "Southeast Asia that we learn through the fieldwork: From the study tour to the professional training of researchers and specialists," the 94th Conference of Japan Society for Southeast Asian Studies (December 6, 2015, Toyama Campus, Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan).

August 23, 2015 [In English]
Sanogo, Yédê Adama & Nobutaka Kamei. 2015. Promotion of sign language research by the African Deaf community: The cases in West and Central French-speaking Africa. Plenary talk 3, the 8th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL8) (August 23, 2015, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).
[Charge of [Part 1] General situation of sign language and research and [Conclusion] Future perspectives and issues]
[Program for the joint plenary talk by Yédê and Kamei] (PDF, in English)
[PowerPoint slides for [Part 1] and [Conclusion] by Kamei] (PDF, in English)
[PowerPoint slides for [Part 2] by Yédê] (PDF, in English)

Invited lectures in 2014

September 28, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. The perspectives of the studies on African childhood: What we can learn from Africa. In: The Symposium B "Attempts of the studies on African childhood: Children who grow up in cultural and social environments," the 11th Annual Child Science Conference sponsored by the Japanese Society of Child Science "Children as cultural and social existence" (September 28, 2014, Shirayuri College, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan).

April 26, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Approaches of the studies on African childhood: The aims and perspectives. In: the 4th café of child science, Japanese Society of Child Science (April 26, 2014, Mita Campus, Keio University, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

Invited lectures in 2010

June 19, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Keynote lecture: What we can learn from the play of children living in nature?: Boys and girls in African tropical rein forests. In: The 13th annual meeting of the Japan Outdoor Education Society (June 19, 2010, University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan).

Invited lectures in 2009

December 20, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. An introduction to the fieldwork: For better understanding and rapport. In: The 12th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Deaf History (December 20, 2009, Fukuoka City Welfare Plaza (Fukufuku Plaza), Chuo, Fukuoka, Japan).

Invited lectures in 2008

September 15, 2008 [In Japanese; Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka & Evouna Etoundi Henri. 2008. La conférence plénière : La Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) : Histoire, aujourd'hui et avenir. Dans : la 34ème conférence annuelle de l'Association Japonaise de Linguistique de la Langue des Signes (le 15 septembre 2008, Unité, Nishi, Kobe, Hyogo, Japon).
[Kamei, Nobutaka & Evouna Etoundi Henri. 2008. Keynote lecture: La Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) : Its history, today and the future. In: The 34th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics (September 15, 2008, Unity, Nishi, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan). ]


Conference presentations

Conference presentations in 2016

June 4, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Purposes of the forum; Professional training and subsistence activities of the people with disabilities in Senegal: Two models of the transmission of skills. In: The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies, Forum ""Disability and development" in Africa" (organizer: Nobutaka Kamei) (June 4, 2016, Campus of the College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan).

May 29, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Fieldwork skill training that promotes students' capabilities: Report on the practice of the "Fieldwork photo exhibitions" of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University. In: The 50th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, the common theme: "Education of anthropology and responsibility (2): Beyond the model of reproduction of anthropologists" (May 29, 2016, Nagoya Campus, Nanzan University, Showa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

May 7, 2016 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. "Segregation in the name of cultural differences"?: Pro-apartheid discourses in contemporary Japanese contexts and the role of cultural anthropology/anthropologists. In: the Inter-Congress 2016 of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Panel 147 "Exploring new freedoms?: Moving anthropological writing into spaces of public engagement" (Panel Convenors: Fiona Murphy, Keith Egan and Jonathan Skinner) (May 7, 2016, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Croatia).
[handout] (PDF, in English)

Conference presentations in 2015

May 31, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Resource anthropology of languages and bodies: Dynamic history of Deaf communities in West and Central Africa in post-Foster's era. In: The 49th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (May 31, 2015, International House, Osaka, Tennoji, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

May 30, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Comments: Three significant roles of cultural anthropology and perspectives in the university education. In: The 49th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, the Session "Education of anthropology and responsibility: Beyond the model of reproduction of anthropologists" (Organizer: Yasunobu Ito) (May 30, 2015, International House, Osaka, Tennoji, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

May 23, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Report of the fieldwork on the Deaf community in Burkina Faso: Politics of the hegemony over the domain of sign language. In: The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 23, 2015, Inuyama International Sightseeing Center Froide, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan).

March 7-8, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Theoretical and ethnographic studies on learning, play and education (poster presentation). In: The 10th meeting of "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas) (March 7-8, 2015, Kochi Kaikan, Kochi, Kochi, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2014

December 4, 2014 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Theoretical and ethnographic studies on play and learning behaviors: The case of hunter-gatherer children in the forest. In: The 2nd International Conference "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning" (RNMH2014) (December 4, 2014, Culture Center, Date, Hokkaido, Japan).

July 26, 2014 [In Japanese]
Public lecture of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA) "Learning cultural anthropology in the university: Cases and possibilities of fieldwork training" (co-hosted by Aichi Prefectural University Regional Liaison Center and Chubu Society of Anthropology) (July 26, 2014, Winc Aichi, Nakamura, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).
[JASCA board member for the public lecture; organizer; chairperson; the purpose of the public lecture "Learning in the university, learning outside the university"; presentation "Photo exhibitions with students: Photography skills in the field and the attitude of release"]

May 24-25, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Preliminary report of the fieldwork on people with disabilities in Senegal: Utilization and sharing of resources among minorities (poster presentation). In: The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 24-25, 2014, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

May 18, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Ecological anthropology on children with disabilities: Bodies and resource use. In: The 48th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, the Session "Skills of communications with children's life" (Organizer: Ryoko Michinobu) (May 18, 2014, International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

May 15, 2014 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. "Introduction" and "General comments." In: the Inter-Congress 2014 of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) (IUAES2014 with JASCA), Panel 100: "Learning of/with children: Anthropologist at "school"" (Conveners: Kae Amo; Jean Paul Filiod and Takao Shimizu) (May 15, 2014, International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).
[Discussant of the panel]
[program] (PDF)

Conference presentations in 2013

December 1, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. The collaboration of JICA training for the people with disabilities and fieldwork of cultural anthropology: The promotion of the research on the Deaf community and the sign language in Côte d'Ivoire. In: the Session 19 "Efforts towards disability inclusive development: From a viewpoint of disability and development" (organizer: Soya Mori), the 24th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for International Development (December 1, 2013, Osaka University Convention Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

June 26, 2013 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Hunting-gathering culture and school education: Comparative studies on Baka children in 1990's and 2010's. In: The 10th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHaGS10). Session: Childhood, child culture, and social learning (Organizer: Barry Hewlett) (June 26, 2013, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK).

June 9, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. The study of failure on fieldwork: In order to share research skills and attitudes of responses. In: The 47th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, the session "Anthropology of responsiveness: Our aims and issues" (organized by Shuji Iijima) (June 9, 2013, Mita Campus, Keio University, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

May 25, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Schooling and life of the children of Baka hunter-gatherers: Comparative studies of 1990's and 2010's. In: The 50th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies, Forum "Studies on African childhood: School education and "traditional" education in Francophone Africa" (organizer: Yuji Takenoshita) (May 25, 2013, Komaba Campus, the University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2012

November 30, 2012 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Cultural change among the children of Baka hunter-gatherers. In: The 2012 Inter-Congress, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Panel-37: Contemporary African childhoods: Cultural changes among children in West and Central Francophone Africa (Co-organizers: Nobutaka Kamei & Takao Shimizu) (November 30, 2012, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India).

November 18-24, 2012 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Play activities and cultural transmission among hunter-gatherer children: The case of the Baka in Cameroon (poster presentation). In: The 1st International Conference "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning" (November 18-24, 2012, National Center of Sciences, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan).

August 23, 2012 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in English and French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. La Base de données des signes des noms propres en Afrique. Dans : le 7ème Congrès Mondial de Linguistique Africaine (WOCAL7), la réunion de la section de langue des signes (le 23 août 2012, Université de Buéa, Buéa, Sud-Ouest, Cameroun).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Database of proper noun signs in Africa. In: The 7th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL7), Sign Language workshop (August 23, 2012, University of Buea, Buea, Southwest, Cameroon). ]

June 23, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Comments. In: Session "Anthropology of global supporting" (Organizer: Motoi Suzuki), the 46th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 23, 2012, Higashi-Hiroshima Campus, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan).

June 23, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kimura, Daiji, Nobutaka Kamei & Masao Morita. 2012. Embodied mathematics. In: Session "Anthropological inquiry into embodied mind" (Organizer: Kazuyoshi Sugawara), the 46th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 23, 2012, Higashi-Hiroshima Campus, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan).

May 27, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Creation and transmission of sign languages: The background of the edition of sign language dictionary in Côte d'Ivoire. In: Forum "African sound cultures are or can be Intangible Cultural Heritage?" (organizer: Kawada Junzo), the 49th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 27, 2012, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2011

November 27, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Human development of linguistic minorities and roles of researchers: Collaboration with the Deaf community in Côte d'Ivoire. In: The 22nd Annual Meeting of Japan Society for International Development, Session: "Fieldwork within support" (November 27, 2011, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

June 12, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Session: Fieldwork of supporting: Beyond research/practice dichotomy. In: The 45th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 12, 2011, Hosei University, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan).
[Session organizer and the presenter of "Keynote speech"]

May 22, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. "Dangerous research"?: Politics of research on minority languages and language policies. In: The 48th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 22, 2011, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2010

December 4, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Language selection for human development of the Deaf: Which sign language should be adopted? In: The 21st Annual Meeting of Japan Society for International Development. Session 9 "Disabilities and gender" (December 4, 2010, Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan).

June 12, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Development studies and anthropology: Dialogue interactions with the research in "disability and development." In: Session "To enrich anthropology, to enrich by anthropology: Possibilities of the expansion of anthropology through cross-disciplinary studies" (Organizer: Yasunobu Ito), the 44th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 12, 2010, Rikkyo University, Niiza, Saitama, Japan).

May 30, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Construction of the "Center for Asian and African Sign Languages (AASL)": Toward the online encyclopedia of sign languages. In: The 47th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 30, 2010, Prefectural Cultural Center, Nara, Japan).

February 25, 2010 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka, Sanogo Yédê Adama et Tano Angoua Jean-Jacques. 2010. Promotion de la recherche sur la Langue des signes en Côte d'Ivoire. Dans : le 5ème Colloque Annuel de l'Institut de Linguistique Appliquée (ILA), Université de Cocody « Linguistique ivoirienne : théories et pratique » (le 25 février 2010, Institut de Linguistique Appliquée (ILA), Université de Cocody, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka, Sanogo Yédê Adama and Tano Angoua Jean-Jacques. 2010. Promotion of the research on the sign language in Côte d'Ivoire. In: the 5th annual meeting of the Institute of Applied Linguistics (ILA), University of Cocody "Ivoirian linguistics: Theories and practice" (February 25, 2010, Institute of Applied Linguistics (ILA), University of Cocody, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]
[program (in French) (PDF)]
[handout (in French) (PDF)]
[appendix (in French) (PDF)]

Conference presentations in 2009

November 7, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Anthropology and development studies: Utilization of participant observation for the human development of minorities. In: Session A: "To enrich anthropology, to enrich by anthropology: Possibilities of the expansion of anthropology through cross-disciplinary studies" (Organizer: Yasunobu Ito), the 8th Autumn Seminar of Kyushu Anthropological Association (November 7, 2009, Sun Village Akane, Iizuka, Fukuoka, Japan).

October 31, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Organizer; the chairperson and the keynote presenter of the symposium "How to conduct sign language research?: Ethics of sign language researchers." In: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics (October 31, 2009, The University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan).

August 18, 2009 [In English, International Signs]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. DVD dictionary of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone: Descriptive study of Creole ASL in French-speaking Africa. In: Workshop on Sign Languages in Africa, the 6th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 6) (August 18, 2009, University of Cologne, Cologne (Köln), Germany).

June 6, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Use and effects of fieldwork in the livelihood research: A case of the research of people with disabilities in Côte d'Ivoire. In: The 10th Spring Conference of Japan Society for International Development. Session "Multiple aspects of sustainable development" (June 6, 2009, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan).

May 30, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Ecological anthropology and the "social model of disabilities." In: The 43rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (May 30, 2009, International House, Osaka, Tennoji, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

May 23, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Research on the people with disabilities in Côte d'Ivoire: Their livelihood and work. In: The 46th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 23, 2009, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2008

October 25, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Minority languages and a researcher: To learn, to use and to live within. In: Session A: "Field of actions" (Organizer: Shuji Iijima), the 7th Autumn Seminar of Kyushu Anthropological Association (October 25, 2008, Sun Village Akane, Iizuka, Fukuoka, Japan).

July 24, 2008 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. A descriptive study of creole ASL in French-speaking West Africa. In: The 18th International Congress of Linguists (CIL18), Workshop "Language diversity: From the perspective of descriptive linguistics" (July 24, 2008, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea).
[abstract of the paper (in English)] (PDF)

June 1, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Session: Field of actions. In: The 42nd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 1, 2008, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).
[Session organizer; presentations of "Keynote speech" and "How to promote students' attitudes of understanding other cultures in the classroom: Merits and demerits of workshops"]

May 24-25, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Construction of Databases of African Sign Languages (poster presentation and PC demonstration). In: The 45th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 24-25, 2008, Ryukoku University, Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2007

June 2, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Sign languages as knowledge resources: Toward linguistic anthropology for the empowerment. In: The 41st Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 2, 2007, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

May 26, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. A study of proper noun signs in Africa: Places and persons in the Deaf-world. In: The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 26, 2007, Nagasaki Brick Hall, Nagasaki).

Conference presentations in 2006

November 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Comparative study on deaf education in Africa: Poverty in freedom or riches in slavery? In: The 17th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for International Development. Session "Disabilities and development" (November, 2006, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan).

July 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Current studies on African languages and education: Report on the LEA2006 Conference. In: The Annual Meeting of the Association for Integrated Studies in Language and Society, Osaka University of Foreign Studies (July 2006, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Minoo, Osaka, Japan).

June 2006 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. The birth of Langue des Signes Franco-Africaine: Creole ASL in West and Central French-speaking Africa. In: Languages and Education in Africa Conference (LEA2006). Session A-5 "Identifying sign languages in African communities" (June 2006, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway).

June 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Deaf identities in the era of globalization: Studies on pidgin and creole sign languages beyond endangerment studies. In: The 40th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 2006, Komaba Campus, The University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan).

May 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. The birth of Langue des Signes Franco-Africaine: Creole ASL on the West Coast of Africa. In: The 43th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 2006, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2005

December 2005 [In English, partly in African sign languages]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. The birth of Langue des Signes Franco-Africaine: Creole ASL in West and Central French-speaking Africa. In: The 104th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Session 1-131 "Endangered World Languages: Sign Languages and their Variations" (December 2005, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC, USA).

July 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Sign languages in Africa: Language maps, endangered languages and creoles. In: The annual meeting in 2005 of Association for Integrated Studies of Language and Society, Osaka University of Foreign Studies (July 2005, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Minoo, Osaka, Japan).

May 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Benin connections: Deaf persons who constructed the deaf education in French-speaking Africa. In: The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 2005, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

May 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Deaf communities on the move: A new paradigm of Deaf studies. In: The 39th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (May 2005, Hokkaido University, Kita, Sapporo, Hokkaido).

Conference presentations in 2004

November 2004 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2004. The education for the deaf by Deaf Africans. In: The 15th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for International Development (November 2004, JICA Training Center for International Cooperation, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan).

June 2004 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2004. Controversies over foreign sign languages: Another linguistic problem. In: The 38th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 2004, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

May 2004 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2004. African history of sign languages: Focusing on A. J. Foster, the father of deaf education. In: The 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 2004, Chubu University, Kasugai, Aichi, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2003

October 2003 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2003. Foster, Father of Deaf education in Africa. In: The 6th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Deaf History (October 2003, Moniwa-so, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan).

May 2003 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2003. The distribution of African sign languages: Toward the research of linguistic anthropology on the Deaf. In: The 40th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 2003, Shimane University, Matsue, Shimane, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2002

November 2002 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2002. How the Baka children of Cameroon play. In: The 101st Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Session 0-043 "Culture and Ecology of Forager Children" (November 2002, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA).

September 2002 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2002. How the Baka children of Cameroon play. In: The 9th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHaGS9). Session 32: Recent Research on Forager Children (September 2002, Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK).

March 2002 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2002. Little hunter-gatherers: Subsistence activities of the Baka children. In: The 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ecological Anthropology (March 2002, Toki-no-sumika, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2001

March 2001 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2001. Play of the children of the Baka hunter-gatherers. In: The 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ecological Anthropology (March 2001, Nambu-ya, Aomori, Japan).

Conference presentations in 2000

May 2000 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2000. Linguistic problems in African Deaf communities: The case of the education of foreign sign languages in Cameroon. In: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies (May 2000, Hiroshima City University, Asa-minami, Hiroshima, Japan).

Conference presentations in 1999

July 1999 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 1999. African Deaf community as the minority among the minority: The actualities and issues of the research and media. In: The 25th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics (July 1999, National Myoko Youth Outdoor Learning Center, Myoko, Niigata, Japan).

Conference presentations in 1998

October 1998 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 1998. An educational project in the forest: Schooling for the children of Baka Pygmies. In: The 8th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHaGS8) (October 1998, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

August 1998 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 1998. Education of two foreign sign languages in the Republic of Cameroon. In: The 24th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics (August 1998, College of the National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan).


Lectures, seminars and workshops

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2017

February 6, 2017 [In Japanese] NEW!
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2017. The selection of the courses and the seminars in the Department of International and Cultural Studies. In: Faculty Development Seminar, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Aichi Prefectural University "Theme: Evaluation of the course system" (February 6, 2017, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2016

November 13, 2016 [In Japanese] NEW!
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. The propositions by cultural anthropology to the new curriculum "civil society." In: The 5th meeting by the 23rd committee, Section of Anthropology, Committee of Area Studies, Science Council of Japan (November 13, 2016, Hongo Satellite, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan).

October 7, 2016 [In Japanese] NEW!
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Who use the environment of the earth?: For the construction of the theory of the diversities of humans, cultures and environments (including the part 1 "Report of the research on the Deaf communities in West Africa" and the part 2 "The progress of the studies on African childhood"). In: the annual meeting of the project "Desertification and livelihood in semi-arid Afro-Eurasia," Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (October 7, 2016, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Japan).

September 25, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Comments: With keeping educational responses of cultural anthropology in mind. In: "Looking at Japanese society from the outside / with comparing: The factors that brought originalities and responsibilities to Chie Nakane (lecturer: Hiromu Shimizu)" and "Water to live to Afghanistan: Principles of activities of Dr. Tetsu Nakamura and NGO Peshawar-kai (lecturer: Mitsuji Fukumoto)," the 29th seminar of the Research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (September 25, 2016, Hakozaki Campus, Kyushu University, Higashi, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan).

September 10, 2016 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. L'histoire et le projet actuel de la recherche. Dans : la conférence spéciale « La recherche sur la langue des signe en Côte d'Ivoire » (le 10 septembre 2016, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. The history and the actual project of the research. In: the special lecture "The research on the sign language in Côte d'Ivoire" (September 10, 2016, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]
[flier in French (PDF)]

September 9, 2016 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Les langues des signes du monde et la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) : pour une meilleure compréhension sur la langue actuelle des sourds en Côte d'Ivoire. Dans : l'Atelier de renforcement des capacités des enseignants éducation inclusive (EI) du Ministère de l'éducation nationale (MEN) pour la consolidation de l'expérience de l'Inspection de l'enseignement primaire (IEP) de Yopougon I et le lancement des établissements d'extension, l'Accès des personnes sourdes à l'éducation pour tous en Côte d'Ivoire (ASEPT-CI), l'année scolaire 2016-2017 (le 9 septembre 2016, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Sign languages in the world and Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF): For better understanding on the actual language of the Deaf in Côte d'Ivoire. In: Workshop for the capacity development of the teachers in the inclusive education of the Ministry of National Education for the strengthening of the experience of the Inspectorate of primary education of Yopougon I and the launching of the extensional institutions, Access of the Deaf people in Education for all in Côte d'Ivoire (ASEPT-CI), academic year 2016-2017 (September 9, 2016, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

September 3, 2016 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. L'histoire et le projet actuel de la recherche. Dans : le séminaire spécial pour les associations des sourds en Côte d'Ivoire « La formation sur la thématique de la recherche sur la langue des signe en Côte d'Ivoire » (le 3 septembre 2016, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. The history and the actual project of the research. In: the special seminar for the associations of the Deaf in Côte d'Ivoire "The training seminar on the topic of the research on the sign language in Côte d'Ivoire" (September 3, 2016, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]
[flier in French (PDF)]

September 2, 2016 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei Nobutaka. 2016. La recherche de la langue et la politique linguistique. Dans : la formation de la Société sans barrières - Côte d'Ivoire (le 2 septembre 2016, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei Nobutaka. 2016. The research of language and the language policy. In: the training class for the Society Without Barriers - Côte d'Ivoire (September 2, 2016, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

August 22 - September 7, 2016 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), handout in French]
Kamei Nobutaka. 2016. La série de cours pour la formation du montage pour le dictionnaire DVD de la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone – Dialecte de Côte d'Ivoire (LSAF-CI). Dans : la formation de la Société sans barrières - Côte d'Ivoire (du 22 août au 7 septembre 2016, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[La formation du montage des images avec le logiciel "Final Cut Pro" (du 22 au 23 août 2016); la formation du logiciel "Compressor" (du 5 au 6 septembre 2016); la formation de la structure du dictionnaire DVD (le 7 septembre 2016)]
[Kamei Nobutaka. 2016. The lecture series for the training of the video editing for the DVD dictionary of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone – Dialect in Côte d'Ivoire (LSAF-CI). In: the training class for the Society Without Barriers - Côte d'Ivoire (August 22 - September 7, 2016, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]
[Training class of the video editing with the software "Final Cut Pro" (August 22-23, 2016); training class of the software "Compressor" (September 5-6, 2016); training class of the structure of DVD dictionary (September 7, 2016)]

August 5, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Promotion of the autonomous fieldwork by students in the university: A case of "Fieldwork photo exhibition" of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (poster presentation). In: the poster session "Students who meet the world: The event with the collaboration of Aichi Prefectural University," Open house of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (August 5, 2016, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Japan).

July 20, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Promotion of the autonomous fieldwork by students in the university: A case of "Fieldwork photo exhibition" of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (poster presentation). In: The 5th poster session of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (July 20, 2016, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

July 16, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Purpose of the symposium; Report of the practices of "Fieldwork photo exhibition" with students: To learn how to deal with objects and information in the era of Internet. In: The seasonal symposium in July "Challenges of teaching anthropology: exploring the crossroad of research, education and society," Kyoto Network of Anthropologists (July 16, 2016, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

June 12, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. The world of Baka Pygmy, the hunter-gatherers in the tropical rain forest in Africa: With a focus on their life, learning and play. In: The 3rd lecture of the advanced course in 2016 of the Little World Collage (June 12, 2016, the Little World, Museum of Man, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan).

June 7, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Let's visit the world of sign languages: Studies in anthropology and linguistics. In: The 1st lunch seminar of the Cultural Symbiosis Research Institute, Aichi Prefectural University (June 7, 2016, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

May 27, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Comments for two presentations: "Miyamoto Tsuneichi: Inconvenience to recognize him as a "folklorist"" (lecturer: Kazuki Yoichiro) and "Legacies of the studies on Vietnam, sea cucumbers and Cocos Islands: Current significance and issues of the Asian studies by Tsurumi Yoshiyuki" (lecturer: Akamine Jun). In: the 26th seminar of the Research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (May 27, 2016, Satellite Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nakamura, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

May 20, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. "Disability and development" in West Africa: With a focus on the case of Senegal. In: Special seminar series of the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) "Rethinking African development in the occasion of TICAD VI, Course 2: Rethinking "disability and development" in Africa" (May 20, 2016, Headquarter of JETRO, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

March 15, 2016 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. La vie et la scolarisation des enfants chez les Pygmées Baka dans la forêt tropicale. Dans : Workshop : Des vies d'enfants en Afrique. Organisé par le projet « La désertification et les moyens de subsistance dans les régions semi-arides en Afro-Eurasie» de l'Institut de recherche pour l'humanité et la nature (RIHN), Japon, en collaboration avec la Société Japonaise pour la promotion de la science (JSPS), Japon et l'Université Gaston Berger, Sénégal (le 15 mars 2016, Université Gaston Berger, Saint-Louis, Sénégal).
[aussi la présidence de l'ouverture et l'introduction du workshop]
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Life and school education of the children of Baka Pygmy in the tropical forest. In: Workshop: Life of children in Africa. Sponsored by Research Project "Desertification and livelihood in semi-arid Afro-Eurasia," Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Japan, with the collaboration of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan and Gaston Berger University, Senegal (March 15, 2016, Gaston Berger University, Saint-Louis, Senegal). ]
[also the chairperson of the opening and the introduction of the workshop]

March 12, 2016 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Le rapport de la recherche sur le terrain parmi les sourds au Sénégal : histoire de la construction de la communauté de la langue des signes. La conférence spéciale organisée par l'Association Nationale des Sourds du Sénégal (ANASSEN) en collaboration de l'Institut de recherche pour l'humanité et la nature et le Laboratoire de KAMEI Nobutaka, Université Préfectorale d'Aichi (le 12 mars 2016, le siège de l'Association Nationale des Handicapés Moteurs du Sénégal (ANHMS), Derklé, Dakar, Sénégal).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Report of the fieldwork among the Deaf in Senegal: History of the construction of the sign language community. The special lecture sponsored by Senegal National Association of the Deaf (ANASSEN) with the collaboration of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature and the Laboratory of KAMEI Nobutaka, Aichi Prefectural University (March 12, 2016, the headquarter of the Senegal National Association of the physically disabled (ANHMS), Derklé, Dakar, Senegal). ]
[flier in French (PDF)]

February 22, 2016 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2016. Comments: With keeping educational responses of cultural anthropology in mind. In: "Anthropology of responsiveness by Masao Yamaguchi (lecturer: Ichiro Majima)," the 25th seminar of the Research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (February 22, 2016, Tokyo Satellite, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2015

November 9, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. What we have to do to accept the diversity: Cases in the university campus. In: The symposium "What is the diversity?" sponsored by the Committee of the faculty development, Aichi Prefectural University (November 9, 2015, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

October 24, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. An introduction to the ecological anthropology: The seven-million-year history of the humans (Hominina) and the environment. In: Extension course 2015, Aichi Prefectural University: "Global issues of environment and resources: Perspectives of the world and Japan in 21st century" (October 24, 2015, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

September 27, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. The review of the Public lecture of Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA) "Learning cultural anthropology in the university: Cases and possibilities of fieldwork training" (July 26, 2014, Nagoya): Issues and perspectives. In: University education and fieldwork: Session for the issues and perspectives; the 22nd seminar of the "Anthropology of responsiveness" (sponsored by the Network of university education and fieldwork; cosponsored by the Research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology) (September 27, 2015, Hongo Satellite, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan).

August 7, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. The report of fieldwork skill training in 2015: The case of students' research in GOSHIKIEN, a Buddhism park (poster presentation). In: the poster session in the joint seminar by Aichi Prefectural University and the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (August 7, 2015, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Japan).

August 5, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. The case report of the class practice "Multicultural societies and communication." In: Faculty Development Seminar of liberal arts, Aichi Prefectural University, Session "Global co-existence of multiple cultures" (August 5, 2015, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

July 15, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. The report of fieldwork skill training in 2015: The case of students' research in GOSHIKIEN, a Buddhism park (poster presentation). In: The 4th poster session of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (July 15, 2015, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

April 24, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Report of the fieldwork on the Deaf community in Burkina Faso in 2014. In: the annual meeting of the project "Desertification and livelihood in semi-arid Afro-Eurasia," Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (April 24, 2015, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 30, 2015 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), handout in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Atelier pour le projet du dictionnaire de vidéo de la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) en Côte d'Ivoire (le 30 mars 2015, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Workshop for the project of the video dictionairy of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) in Côte d'Ivoire (March 30, 2015, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

March 20, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Conclusion of the results of the Replacement Project. In: The Meeting of the Research Team A02, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning" (March 20, 2015, Arise Campus, Kobe Gakuin University, Nishi, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan).

March 15, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Physical diversity and the plurality of memories: Suggestions of signed history by the Deaf to cultural anthropology. In: The symposium "Bodies and memories in anthropology," organized by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan "Cross-cultural studies on gestures and sign languages as social interactions" and Kyoto Network of Anthropologists (March 15, 2015, Shirankaikan, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

February 8, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Introduction; From the co-author: Messages and future issues of the "Chapter 8: Disabilities." In: "Book review seminar on Public anthropology (Yamashita, Shinji ed. 2014. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press): Discussions between the authors and the readers," the 18th seminar of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology (February 8, 2015, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

January 28, 2015 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2015. Fieldwork skill training with visual anthropology. In: Faculty Development Seminar, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Aichi Prefectural University "Theme: Methods of problem-based learning (PBL)" (January 28, 2015, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2014

December 28, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. How can cultural anthropology deal with the diversity of bodies? In: The 2nd seminar in 2014, the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan "Cross-cultural studies on gestures and sign languages as social interactions" (December 28, 2014, Yoshida-South Campus, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

December 26, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Report of the fieldwork in Senegal in 2014. In: Research project of the Institute of Developing Economies "Disability and people with disabilities in African countries: From the perspective of "disability and development"" (December 26, 2014, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

December 17, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Fieldwork skill training with visual anthropology and return of the results to society. In: the Joint seminar of Aichi Prefectural University and Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music (December 17, 2014, Aichi Arts Center, Higashi, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

November 22, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Comments for the article "Social relations among the community of Filipinos in K City" by Atsumasa Nagata. In: The seminar for the promotion of young anthropologists, Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (Eastern Japan branch) (November 22, 2014, Kunitachi Campus, Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan).

September 14, 2014 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. La recherche pour suivre les patrimoines de Dr. Andrew Foster en Afrique de l'Ouest et Centrale : les voyages dans neuf pays du Cameroun au Burkina Faso, 1997-2014. Dans : le Séminaire spécial organisé par l'Union Nationale des Associations des Déficients Auditifs du Burkina (U.N.A.D.A.B.) avec la collaboration du Laboratoire de KAMEI Nobutaka, Japon et de l'Institut de Recherche pour l'Humanité et la Nature (RIHN), Japon (le 14 septembre 2014, Centre National des Handicapés Moteurs, Gounghin, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. The research to search for the heritages of Dr. Andrew Foster in West and Central Africa: Journeys in nine countries from Cameroon to Burkina Faso, 1997-2014. In: the special seminar organized by National Union of the Associations of the Deaf in Burkina (U.N.A.D.A.B.) with the collaboration of the Laboratory of KAMEI Nobutaka, Japan and the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Japan (September 14, 2014, National Centre of the People with Physical Disabilities, Gounghin, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso). ]
[flier in French (PDF)]

August 20, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. "Introduction" and "Learning and playing in the forest: Hunter-gatherer children in Cameroon." In: Workshop "Studies on African childhood: Its perspectives and topics" sponsored by the Embassy of Japan in Burkina Faso (August 20, 2014, Japanese Embassy in Burkina Faso, Ouaga 2000, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso).

August 7, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Preliminary report of the fieldwork on people with disabilities in Senegal: Utilization and sharing of resources among minorities (poster presentation). In: the poster session in the joint seminar by Aichi Prefectural University and the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (August 7, 2014, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Japan).

July 23, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Preliminary report of the fieldwork on people with disabilities in Senegal: Utilization and sharing of resources among minorities (poster presentation). In: The 3rd poster session of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (July 23, 2014, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

July 13, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Languages of Africa: Colonization, languages and education. In: The Seminar of African studies for beginners (3) (July 13, 2014, NHK Culture Center, Nagoya Branch, Higashi, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

May 16, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Three types of responses of cultural anthropology: Discussions with the society in long-term, middle-term and short-term perspectives. In: "The role of cultural anthropology in the era of the revival of racism," the 13th seminar of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology (the side event of IUAES2014 with JASCA) (May 16, 2014, Makuhari Meeting Room, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

May 2, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Comments for the intermediate report Disability and people with disabilities in African countries: From the perspective of "disability and development" (Soya Mori ed. 2014. Chiba: Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization). In: Research project of the Institute of Developing Economies "Disability and people with disabilities in African countries: From the perspective of "disability and development"" (May 2, 2014, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

March 9, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Understanding children with disabilities with ecological anthropological view: Their bodies and resource use. In: the seminar of the joint research, National Museum of Ethnology "Understanding 'the lives of children' in the contemporary fields of health, medicine and social welfare" (March 9, 2014, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

February 12, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. The promotion of the research on the Deaf community and the sign language in Côte d'Ivoire: The collaboration of JICA training and fieldwork of cultural anthropology. In: the 2nd Seminar in the academic year 2013-2014, Tohoku Branch, Japan Association for African Studies (50th anniversary memorial seminar of Japan Association for African Studies, co-organized by Social Behavior Course, Faculty of Humanities, Hirosaki University) (February 12, 2014, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan).

February 10, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. Comments: The history of human, materials and designs in the viewpoint of ecological anthropology; Report of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness" in 2013-2014. In: "Rethinking anthropology of responsiveness with the collaboration of design engineering and information industries," the 11th seminar of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness", Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology, the 127th seminar of Hokuriku Anthropological Association (February 10, 2014, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Nomi, Ishikawa, Japan).

February 6, 2014 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2014. We are all born to play: Cultural anthropology on play and human evolution. In: The 11th Next 30 Forum of industry-university cooperation (sponsored by Chubu Economic Federation (Chukeiren) and Aichi Prefectural University Regional Liaison Center (February 6, 2014, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).
[the presenter and the coordinator of the forum]

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2013

December 25, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Promotion of fieldwork research training with visual technology. In: the Joint seminar of Aichi Prefectural University and Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music (December 25, 2013, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

December 8, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Comment: Cases of linguistic diversity in Africa. In: "Languages and societies: Relationship between social self-awareness in Francophonie and French," the 2nd Workshop organized by graduate students and junior scholars, Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University (December 8, 2013, Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan).

December 7, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Report of activities 2012-2013. In: the 4th seminar of the studies on African childhood (sponsored by the Society of the Studies on African Childhood, collaborated by the Project "Desertification and Livelihood in Semi-Arid Afro-Eurasia," Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (December 7, 2013, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

November 30, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Africa and Europe. In: "Construction of relationship between Europe and non-European areas," the 4th session of the extension course in 2013, Aichi Prefectural University "Boundary of cultures in the era of globalization: Challenges of Europe that manages diversity" (organizer: Katsuyuki Takenaka) (November 30, 2013, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

October 11, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Play and life of children of peoples in the world: A perspective of cultural anthropology. In: Archeological seminar "Clarification of childhood" (October 11, 2013, Kanagawa Prefectural Archaeological Center, Minami, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan).

October 4, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Report of the fieldwork in Senegal in August 2013. In: Research project of the Institute of Developing Economies "Disability and people with disabilities in African countries: From the perspective of "disability and development"" (October 4, 2013, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

September 29, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Fieldwork and a sense of exaltation: How to produce, control and utilize the exciting discussions. In: Joint research project of National Museum of Ethnology "Practice and emotion: New perspective of development anthropology" (September 29, 2013, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

September 15, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Presentation on the book by the author: Let's visit the Deaf world (Iwanami Junior Paperbacks 630). In: Joint research project of National Museum of Ethnology "Understanding "the lives of children" in the contemporary fields of health, medicine and social welfare" (September 15, 2013, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

September 10, 2013 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka et Yédê Adama Sanogo. 2013. Situation des langues des signes dans le monde. Dans : Accès des personnes sourdes à l'éducation pour tous en Côte d'Ivoire (ASEPT-CI) : l'atelier sur le développement de manuels de langue des signes pour l'encadrement scolaire des personnes sourdes. Organisé par : Society Without Barriers-Côte d'Ivoire (SWB-CI) (le 10 septembre 2013, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka et Yédê Adama Sanogo. 2013. Situation of sign languages in the world. In: Access of Deaf persons to the education for all in Côte d'Ivoire (ASEPT-CI): Workshop on the development of sign language manuals for the school introduction of deaf persons. Organized by: Society Without Barriers-Côte d'Ivoire (SWB-CI) (September 10, 2013, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]
[program in French (PDF)]
[handout in French (PDF)]
[appendix "List of 32 sign languages in Africa" in French (PDF)]

September 7, 2013 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Le voyage au Sénégal : l'expérience de l'enquête sur la communauté des sourds et les personnes handicapées. Dans : le séminaire spécial. Organisé par : Society Without Barriers-Côte d'Ivoire (SWB-CI), le Laboratoire de KAMEI Nobutaka, Japon et le groupe préparatoire pour la fondation de l'Institut de Recherche sur la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) (le 7 septembre 2013, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Journey to Senegal: The experience and the research on the Deaf community and people with disabilities. In: the special seminar organized by Society Without Barriers-Côte d'Ivoire (SWB-CI), Laboratory of KAMEI Nobutaka, Japan and the Group for the preparation of the foundation of the Research Institute for Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) (September 7, 2013, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]
[flier in French (PDF)]
[handout in French (PDF)]

Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. La recherche de la langue des signes en Afrique francophone : les voyages dans 8 pays en Afrique de l'Ouest et Centrale. Dans : le séminaire spécial. Organisé par : l'Association Nationale des Sourds du Sénégal (ANASSEN) (le 31 août 2013, le siège de la Fédération Sénégalaise des Associations de Personnes Handicapées (FSAPH), Dakar, Sénégal).

August 31, 2013 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF), PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. The research on the sign language in Africa: Journeys in 8 countries in West and Central Africa. In: the special seminar organized by Senegal National Association of the Deaf (ANASSEN) (August 31, 2013, the office of the Senegal Federation of the Associations of people with disabilities (FSAPH), Dakar, Senegal).

August 29, 2013 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Les petits chasseurs-cueilleurs dans la forêt tropicale : les jeux et l'éducation des enfants chez les Baka au Cameroun. Dans : l'atelier académique "Education et travail des enfants dans les sociétés en modernisation : nouvelles perspectives africaines et asiatiques." Organisé par : le Centre Afrique Asie, ISM (le 29 août 2013, ISM, Point E, Dakar, Sénégal).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. The little hunter-gatherers in the tropical forest: Play and education of the Baka children in Cameroon. In: Academic Workshop "Children, education and labor in modernizing societies: Asia & African perspectives." Organized by ISM Afrcia-Asia Center (August 29, 2013, ISM, Point E, Dakar, Senegal). ]
[invitation in French (PDF)]
[invitation in English (PDF)]
[program in English (PDF)]

August 8, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Report of the questionnaire survey on sign language education targeting students of Aichi Prefectural University: Proposal of sign language classes that respond to expectations of students. In: The 14th seminar of language education, sponsored by the Research Institute on Higher Language Education, Aichi Prefectural University (August 8, 2013, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

August 6, 2013 [The former in Japanese, the latter in English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Visual anthropology workshop in Aichi Prefectural University: Let's go out with a video camera (poster presentation); Play activities and cultural transmission among hunter-gatherer children: The case of the Baka in Cameroon (poster presentation). In: Joint poster session by the Seminar of Kamei Nobutaka, Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University and the project "Desertification and livelihoods in semi-arid Afro-Eurasia," Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (August 6, 2013, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kita, Kyoto, Japan).

July 19, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Practical report of education (1) Fieldwork and the poster session by students: The training of the skills of research and presentation. In: The seminar of the Cultural Symbiosis Research Institute, Aichi Prefectural University. Session: The cases of classes using the exhibition space H003 of Aichi Prefectural University (July 19, 2013, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

July 17, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Report of the visual anthropology workshop in Aichi Prefectural University: Fieldwork training with video cameras outside the campus (poster presentation). In: The 2nd poster session of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (July 17, 2013, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

July 7, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Trends and issues of the sign language research in French-speaking West Africa / Homo ludens as slow-acting poison. In: The 2nd seminar in 2013 of the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan "Cross-cultural studies on gestures and sign languages as social interactions" (July 7, 2013, Yoshida-South Campus, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

June 7, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Report of the activities in 2012-2013 and the plan in 2013-2014 of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness." In: The 7th seminar of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness", Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 7, 2013, Nishi-Waseda Campus, Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan).

March 30, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Harmonization and response: Fieldwork with whom?: The case of research in Côte d'Ivoire, 2013. In: The final meeting of the ILCAA Joint Research Project "Towards a multi-disciplinary approach for developing and harmonizing field methods in anthropology and development studies," Discussion session "Toward the next steps" (March 30, 2013, Hongo Satellite, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan).

March 13, 2013 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) and French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Recherche de la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) : histoire, aujourd'hui et avenir. Dans : la première édition de la Conférence Internationale sur la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF). Organisée par : la subvention pour les jeunes chercheurs (A), Japon, "L'étude de l'anthropologie linguistique appliquée pour l'amélioration du développement humain des sourds : l'étude comparative des langues des signes et les sociétés des pays africains," Chercheur en chef : Kamei Nobutaka), avec la collaboration de la Société Sans Barrières-Côte d'Ivoire (SWB-CI) (le 13 mars 2013, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Organisateur de la conférence internationale ; une présentation]
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. The research on la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF): Its history, today and the future. In: the first International Conference on Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF). Organized by: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A), Japan, "A study of applied linguistic anthropology for the enhancement of human development of the Deaf: Comparative study of sign languages and societies in African countries", Chief researcher: Kamei Nobutaka), with the collaboration of Society Without Barriers-Côte d'Ivoire (SWB-CI) (March 13, 2013, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ] [Organizer of the international conference; a presenter]
[program (in French) (PDF)]

March 6, 2013 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. La représentation linguistique et culturelle des personnes sourdes. Dans : la Journée scientifique, journées portes ouvertes du 04 au 09 mars 2013, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (le 6 mars 2013, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). [Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Linguistic and cultural representation of deaf persons. In: the scientific day of the open campus, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS) (March 6, 2013, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

January 25, 2013 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2013. Report of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness" in 2012-2013. In: The seminar of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness", Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology (January 25, 2013, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2012

November 10, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. The Seminar "The study of failure on fieldwork." Sponsored by: Research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology and ILCAA Joint Research Project "Towards a multi-disciplinary approach for developing and harmonizing field methods in anthropology and development studies" (November 10, 2012, Hongo Satellite, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan).
[Organizer of the seminar and the presenter of "Concept of the seminar" and "I failed the first encounter: In the tropical forests of Cameroon"]

September 29, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Session "Ecological anthropology of today (2) The school of Kyoto University and its perspectives." In: The 213th meeting of Chubu Society of Anthropology (September 29, 2012, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).
[organizer and a presentation "The aim of the session"]

July 18, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Fieldwork of understanding and learning. In: The Symposium "Tasting Asia" sponsored by the Center for Cultural and Social Studies of Asia, the University of Kitakyushu (July 18, 2012, the University of Kitakyushu, Kokura-Minami, Kitakyushu, Japan).

July 5, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Report of the fieldwork training programs in the Seminar in 2011-2012: Throw away your books, run into the streets! (poster presentation). Facilitation of fieldwork training in universities: A case of a joint research training program by Aichi Prefectural University and the University of Kitakyushu (poster presentation). In: The poster session of Kamei's Laboratory, the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (July 5, 2012, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

June 30, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Human evolution with play: Research on hunter-gatherer children. In: The 2nd Seminar of the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning" (Campus Innovation Center, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

June 22, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Purpose of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness." In: The 3rd meeting of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness," Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (June 22, 2012, Hiroshima Office Center, Minami, Hiroshima, Japan).

June 9, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Report of the seminar "Life style and health of children," Graduate School of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University. In: Joint research project of National Museum of Ethnology "Understanding "the lives of children" in the contemporary fields of health, medicine and social welfare" (June 9, 2012, Sapporo Medical University, Chuo, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan).

June 8, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Daily activities and security of the children in hunter-gatherer societies: Case in tropical forests in Cameroon. In: The 1st seminar "Life style and health of children" (June 8, 2012, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University, Kita, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan).

April 21, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Report of the research on the children of Baka in Southeastern Cameroon: With a focus on the situation of schooling. In: The meeting for Cameroon studies (April 21, 2012, Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 31, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Session "Toward the anthropology of responsiveness." In: The 210th meeting of Chubu Society of Anthropology (March 31, 2012, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).
[organizer and the keynote presenter]

March 30, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Background of the application of the research group, JASCA. In: Preparatory meeting of the research group "Anthropology of responsiveness", Japan Society of Cultural Anthropology (March 30, 2012, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

March 29, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Report of the fieldwork in 2012; Proposal of the studies on African childhood. In: The Meeting of the Research Team A02, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning" (March 29, 2012, Green Hill Hotel Akashi, Akashi, Hyogo, Japan).

March 25, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Toward "studies on African childhood." In: The Seminar of Central African studies (March 25, 2012, Kobe Gakuin University, Nishi, Kobe, Japan).

February 16, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. A report on the educational practice of "Seminar I" in 2011-2012. In: Coffee hour of the Department of International and Cultural Studies, Aichi Prefectural University (February 16, 2012, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

February 9, 2012 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2012. Toward "studies on African childhood." In: The Seminar of the Cultural Symbiosis Research Institute, Aichi Prefectural University (February 9, 2012, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2011

December 21, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Human development of linguistic minorities and roles of researchers: Collaboration with the Deaf community in Côte d'Ivoire. In: The Seminar "Walking around the global societies," sponsored by "Global societies and local cultures," School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nagoya City University (December 21, 2011, JICA Chubu, Nakamura, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

November 2, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Life and children of the Baka hunter-gatherers in the African forest. In: Cultural exchange forum in Kyoto "Our future lives that we can learn from the forest people," sponsored by: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature and Aichi Prefectural University (November 2, 2011, Avanti Kyoto Hall, Ryukoku University, Minami, Kyoto, Japan).

November 1, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Comments for the presentations. In: Forum "Nature and cultures of forests and savannas" (November 1, 2011, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

October 29, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. What kind of toys do children in the forests play with? In: the Workshop "Let's play with professionals of forests and savannas" (October 29, 2011, Expo Memorial Park, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

October 12, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Languages of the world, sign languages of the world. In: Niigata Citizens' College (October 12, 2011, Niigata City Lifelong Learning Center, Chuo, Niigata, Japan).

October 9, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. The Seminar of the studies on African childhood in Nagoya (October 9, 2011, Satellite Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nakamura, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).
[organizer and the keynote presenter]

July 21, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Fieldwork of supporting: Beyond research/practice dichotomy. In: Academic Salon Moriguchi, Osaka International University (July 21, 2011, Osaka International University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan).

May 30, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Why do humans share? In: Forum "Toward the promotion of communities considering environments and disasters" (May 30, 2011, Nagakute Campus, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan).

May 19, 2011 [In Japanese]
Coordinator of the Forum "Toward the promotion of communities considering environments and disasters" (May 19, 2011, Nagoya City Performing Arts Center, Higashi, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

March 16, 2011 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Keynote presentation: Discussing "fieldwork of supporting" next to difficult situations; Between spoken languages and signed languages. In: The Small meeting "Supporting and fieldwork with the concept of "field"" sponsored by the Research Center for Asian Social Well-being and Development of Nihon Fukushi University (March 16, 2011, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

February 6, 2011 [In Japanese Sign Language, Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2011. Differences between Deaf culture and hearing culture. In: The training workshop of the Wakagi, sign language circle of Kumamoto Prefecture "Understanding Deaf world" (February 6, 2011, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2010

November 27, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Ethnography of children of the Baka hunter-gatherers: Innovation of viewpoints and methods. In: The 202nd meeting of Chubu Society of Anthropology (November 27, 2010, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

October 31, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Sign language interpreters and cultural anthropologists. In: Basic training course of sign language interpretation, Tokyo Center of Sign Language Interpreters (October 31, 2010, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan).

October 24, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Play and learning of children of Pygmy groups, the hunter-gatherers. In: The 1st meeting of "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing evolutionary models of learning," Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (October 24, 2010, National Center of Sciences, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan).

October 16, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Learning life in Africa: One year and a half with hunter-gatherers in the forests. In: Moriguchi e-seminar "Slow life," sponsored by Moriguchi City, Moriguchi City Cultural Promotion Agency and the Institute of International Relations of Osaka International University (October 16, 2010, MOVE 21 (Information Center for Lifelong Learning, Moriguchi City), Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan).

September 22, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Research on African Deaf communities and sign languages: Report of the fieldwork in Côte d'Ivoire in August 2010. In: Academic Salon Moriguchi, Osaka International University (September 22, 2010, Osaka International University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan).

September 9, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Learning children's play. In: Book review seminar of "Little "hunters" in the forest: Ethnography of hunter-gatherer children" for the promotion of the studies on African childhood, sponsored by Africa Japan Forum (AJF) (September 9, 2010, Environmental Partnership Office EPO, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan).

September 4, 2010 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Differences between Deaf culture and hearing culture. In: The 59th Kyushu Congress of the Deaf, Workshop for the Deaf youth (September 4, 2010, Spica, Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan).

August 28, 2010 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Le rapport du filmage de la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (L.S.A.F.) à Abidjan. Dans : la Conférence publique pré-forum "Les facteurs de base pour une réelle accessibilité à la vie sociale" organisée par le Comité d'Organisation de Forum (le 28 août 2010, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Report of the filming of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) in Abidjan. In: Pre-forum public conference "Basic factors for a real accessibility in the social life" sponsored by Forum Organizing Committee (August 28, 2010, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

August 14, 2010 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Atelier : le projet de filmage pour le dictionnaire de la Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (L.S.A.F.) (le 14 août 2010, Ecole Ivoirienne pour les Sourds (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Workshop: Project of the filming for the dictionary of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) (August 14, 2010, Ivorian School for the Deaf (ECIS), Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

August 1, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Book review of "From hand to mouth" by M. C. Corballis. In: Joint research project of the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies "Human society in evolutionary perspectives (stage 2): Institution" (August 1, 2010, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

July 24, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Visual languages: The world of sign languages in Africa. In: Lecture series "Frontier of African Studies (3) Talking" sponsored by the Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University (July 24, 2010, Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

July 10, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Problems of multilingual situations of sign languages. In: Joint research project of the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies "Comparative study of multilingualism" (July 10, 2010, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

June 30, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. What does our volume "Fieldwork of supporting" aim at? In: The session: Fieldworkers who act to and are acted by the fields: The perspective of the "Fieldwork of supporting." In: Joint workshop sponsored by Tokai Section of the Japan Society for International Development, the Research Center for Asian Social Well-being and Development of Nihon Fukushi University and "Facilitation and Fieldwork in Development" (July 30, 2010, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

June 6, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Play of humans. In: The symposium "Comparative study of play of animals and humans," the 40th seminar of the comparative study of psychosomatic disorders (June 6, 2010, Senju Campus, Teikyo University of Science, Adachi, Tokyo, Japan).

May 24, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Japanese used by mathematicians. In: The Joint session "Embodied mathematical thinking" (by Kimura Daiji, Kamei Nobutaka and Morita Masao), co-hosted by "Natural Histories of Communication" and Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research "Anthropological Inquiry into Embodied Mind" (May 24, 2010, Kyodai-Kaikan, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 13, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. An attempt to write an ethnography of hunter-gatherer children: "Little "hunters" in the forest" (poster presentation). In: The Symposium "Persisting cultures and contemporary problems among the Congo Basin forest peoples" (March 13, 2010, Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 11, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Constructing the Center for Asian and African Sign Languages. In: ILCAA Forum "AACoRE as a commons to promote networking of researchers: Introduction of the AA Collaborative Research Environment" (joint session by Izumi Hoshi, Toshihide Nakayama and Nobutaka Kamei), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (March 11, 2010, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

March 4, 2010 [In French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Le rapport de la recherche sur la langue des signes et la communauté des sourds en Côte d'Ivoire : février - mars 2010. Dans : la réunion à la Direction de la Promotion des Personnes Handicapées (DPPH), Ministère de la Famille, de la Femme et des Affaires Sociales, République de Côte d'Ivoire (le 4 mars 2010, Direction de la Promotion des Personnes Handicapées (DPPH), Ministère de la Famille, de la Femme et des Affaires Sociales, Plateau, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Report of the research on the sign language and the Deaf community in Côte d'Ivoire: February-March 2010. In: the Meeting in the Direction of the Promotion of Handicapped Persons (DPPH), Ministry of Family, Woman and Social Work, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire (March 4, 2010, Direction of the Promotion of Handicapped Persons (DPPH), Ministry of Family, Woman and Social Work, Plateau, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

March 1, 2010 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF); French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Conseils pour les stagiaires de la langue des signes. Dans : la classe de la "Communication gestuelle" (formateur : Sanogo Yédê Adama), Institut National de Formation Sociale (INFS) (le 1 mars 2010, Institut National de Formation Sociale (INFS), Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Advices for learners of sign language. In: the class of "Gestural communication" (lecturer: Sanogo Yédê Adama), Institute for the Training of Social Work (INFS) (March 1, 2010, National Institute for the Training of Social Work (INFS), Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

February 28, 2010 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Recherche sur la langue des signes en Afrique francophone : 1997-2010. Dans : la réunion avec les présidents de deux associations des sourds en Côte d'Ivoire (le 28 février 2010, Hôtel Kimi, Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Research on the sign language in French-speaking Africa: 1997-2010. In: the Meeting with presidents of two associations of the Deaf in Côte d'Ivoire (February 28, 2010, Hotel Kimi, Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

February 26-27, 2010 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Pour commencer le projet du dictionnaire de la langue des singes. Dans : la petite formation pour les chercheur sourds sur la langue des signes (du 26 au 27 février 2010, Hôtel Kimi, Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. To start the sign language dictionary project. In: the Short training for Deaf researchers on the sign language (February 26-27, 2010, Hotel Kimi, Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

January 13, 2010 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2010. Current of research ethics of sign languages as minority languages: Report of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Sign Linguistics. In: The 17th meeting in 2009-2010, Luncheon Linguistics of the Institute of Language Research, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (January 13, 2010, Institute of Language Research, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2009

December 18, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. A journey into the world of sign languages (1) What are sign languages? In: Orient Club (December 18, 2009, The International House of Japan, Inc., Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

December 6, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Sign language classes for understanding Deaf culture: Viewpoints of cultural anthropology. In: The Symposium of the education of Japanese Sign Language in universities, sponsored by the Research Project in Kwansei Gakuin University (December 6, 2009, Osaka-Umeda Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University, Kita, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

December 6, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Current research on African sign languages: Report on the World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL). In: The 6th meeting of the Japanese Sign Language Seminar in Kansai (December 6, 2009, Osaka-Umeda Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University, Kita, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

November 30, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Sign language classes for understanding Deaf culture: Viewpoints of cultural anthropology. In: Sign Linguistics Seminar, Ochanomizu University (November 30, 2009, Ochanomizu University, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan).

November 23, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Sign languages as minority languages and Braille as minority letters: Strategies for the co-existence with majority. In: The International Symposium "Various possibilities of "Braille power": In search of the new image of Louis Braille in the 21st century" (Organizer: Kojiro Hirose) (November 23, 2009, National Museum of Ethnology, Suita, Osaka, Japan).

October 18, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Cultural anthropology of sign languages and the Deaf: Comparative studies of Africa and Japan. In: Lecture sponsored by the Kanto Association of Students with Hearing Disabilities (October 18, 2009, Tokyo Welfare Center for the People with Disabilities, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

September 12, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. African studies for Deaf beginners: From human evolution to US President Obama. In: Lecture sponsored by Tama Association of the Deaf and Nagayama Community Center (September 12, 2009, Nagayama Community Center, Tama, Tokyo, Japan).

July 25, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Research of the livelihood of people with disabilities in Côte d'Ivoire: With a focus on the exceptional recruitment in formal sectors. In: The Joint Seminar of Africa Japan Forum (AJF) and Disabled People International (DPI) Japan (July 25, 2009, Chiyoda Volunteer Center, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan).

June 14, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Appropriate behaviors in sign language conversation. In: Interaction seminar (June 14, 2009, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

April 28, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Research of people with disabilities in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire: Livelihood and work. In: The 9th workshop "Risks and publicness" (April 28, 2009, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 28, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. How to create the DVD dictionary of LSAF (Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone). In: The 6th Sign Linguistics Seminar in sign language (March 28, 2009, Keio University, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

March 18, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka & Kazuko Oguni. 2009. Theme of the workshop. In: "Linked with people through fieldwork: Actions and facilitation coming out of the field." In: The Symposium "Methodologies of Asian social well-being and development," sponsored by Research Center for Asian Social Well-being and Development, Nihon Fukushi University (March 18, 2009, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

March 1, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. The Deaf in Africa: Their education, movements, cultures and human rights. In: The 54th Annual Meeting of the Ear's Day in Hiroshima Prefecture, hosted by Hiroshima Federation of the Deaf and related associations (March 1, 2009, Mihara City Social Welfare Center, Mihara, Hiroshima, Japan).

February 10, 2009 [In Japanese; Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. World of African sign languages. In: The 6th seminar for sign language interpreters of Sakai City (February 10, 2009, Kita Ward Office, Kita, Sakai, Osaka, Japan).

February 6, 2009 [In Japanese; Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Editing a dictionary of a sign language in Africa. In: Joint Seminar of Fuchu City and Tokyo University of Foreign Studies "People, life and history of Africa" (4) (February 6, 2009, Fuchu City Lifelong Learning Center, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

January 24, 2009 [In Japanese; Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. World of sign languages and Deaf people in Africa. In: Africa Plaza, Africa Japan Forum (AJF) (January 24, 2009, Komaba Faculty House, University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan).

January 22, 2009 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. Researcher's attributes and fieldwork: A comment for the presentation of Dr. Takeda Joe. In: The 6th seminar of "Facilitation and Fieldwork in Development" (January 22, 2009, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

January 11, 2009 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2009. African studies for Deaf beginners: From human evolution to US President-elect Obama. In: The Seminar of Tokyo Federation of the Deaf (January 11, 2009, Nakano Welfare Center for Workers, Nakano, Tokyo, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2008

November 29, 2008 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. The livelihood of people with disabilities in West Africa: Case of Côte d'Ivoire. In: The International Workshop "Poverty reduction for the disabled: Livelihood of the disabled in developing countries" (November 29, 2008, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

November 26, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Fieldwork for development and linguistic minorities: Research, rapport and actions. In: The 4th seminar of "Facilitation and Fieldwork in Development" (November 26, 2008, Nagoya Campus, Nihon Fukushi University, Naka, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

November 24, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. A study of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone: Minority languages, research and politics. In: The 4th Seminar of Africa Division, "Lingua-culture contextual studies in ethnic conflicts of the world," Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University; the Seminar of Kansai Block, Japan Association for African Studies (November 24, 2008, Senri Life Science Center Building, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan).

November 15, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. People with disabilities, work and policies in Côte d'Ivoire: Report of the research in Abidjan, 2008. In: Poverty Reduction for the Disabled: Livelihood of Disabled People in Developing Countries (November 15, 2008, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

November 9, 2008 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Campus life and sign languages: Toward better coexistence of sign languages and spoken languages. In: Lecture of Sign Language Section, Kanto Association of Deaf Students (November 9, 2008, Suginami Center for people with disabilities, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan).

October 19, 2008 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Réunion amicale avec les sourds et les interprètes en langue des signes (le 19 octobre 2008, Eglise CMA de SIDECI, Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Friendly meeting with the Deaf and sign language interpreters (October 19, 2008, CMA Church of SIDECI, Yopougon, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire). ]

September 27, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Keynote lecture of the session "Anthropology in action (Part II): Future of the social research through actions." In: The 56th meeting of the Contemporary Anthropology Workshop (September 27, 2008, The University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan).

September 2, 2008 [In Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Les voyages dans les cultures des sourds en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale : Cameroun, Gabon, Bénin, Ghana et Nigeria. Dans : le 5ème conférence culturelle "Le monde des langues des signes en Afrique," le cours intensif linguistique de la "Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone" (le 2 septembre 2008, Institut de recherche sur les langues et cultures d'Asie et d'Afrique, Université de Tokyo des Etudes Etrangères, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japon).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Journeys into the Deaf cultures in Central and West Africa: Cameroon, Gabon, Benin, Ghana and Nigeria. In: The 5th cultural lecture "The world of African sign languages," Intensive Language Course of "Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone" (September 2, 2008, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan). ]

July 31, 2008 [In Japanese Sign Language, Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Achievements of Andrew J. Foster, the pioneer of deaf education in Africa. In: The 17th Annual Symposium of the Japan Association of Deaf Teachers (July 31, 2008, Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan).

July 16, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka & Yuichi Aoki. 2008. Production of DVD dictionary of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone. In: ILCAA Forum, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (July 16, 2008, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

July 10, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Effects of fieldwork: From the primatology to the anthropology in action. In: The 4th Field Science Colloquium "Possibilities of cross-disciplinary field sciences," Field Science Center, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (July 10, 2008, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

July 1, 2008 [In Japanese; Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF)]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Lesson of Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone (LSAF) for beginners (Faculty development) (July 1, 2008, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

March 17, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. From human happiness to personal actions: Review of 4 years of the workshop "Multi-cultures and happiness." In: COE Workshop "Multi-cultures and happiness" (March 17, 2008, Osaka-Umeda Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University, Kita, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

February 3, 2008 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Research on proper noun signs of the world: Collection of signs for places and persons. In: The 7th Seminar of Sign Language Studies, Japan Institute for Sign Language Studies (February 3, 2008, National Center of Sign Language Education "Community Sagano," Kyoto, Japan).

January 31, 2008 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Linguistic research on Langue des Signes d'Afrique Francophone: Report of the fieldwork in Cameroon, October-November 2007. In: ILCAA Forum, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (January 31, 2008, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

January 12, 2008 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2008. Research methods for the study of livelihood of people with disabilities in developing countries: Ecological anthropological approach for the "social model of disabilities." In: Poverty Reduction for the Disabled: Livelihood of Disabled People in Developing Countries (January 12, 2008, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2007

December 6, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Workshop for understanding needs of deaf students. In: The Seminar for the faculty and the staff of Bukkyo University (December 6, 2007, Bukkyo University, Kita, Kyoto, Japan).

November 10, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. History of deaf education and sign languages in Africa: Crossroad of cultural anthropology and development in practice. In: The 1st Yaoundé Seminar (November 10, 2007, Kobayashi's house, Bastos, Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon).

October 13, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Beyond the fiction of a monolingual society: Imagination and research literacy for approaching multilingual societies. In: COE serial symposium (3) Social research and languages (October 13, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

October 8, 2007 [In Japanese; Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Role of the qualitative research for the study of livelihood of people with disabilities in developing countries: Contributions and defects. In: Poverty Reduction for the Disabled: Livelihood of Disabled People in Developing Countries (October 8, 2007, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

September 18, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Workshop "The class without sounds." In: Yamaguchi University Seminar (September 18, 2007, Kumano-so, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan).

July 23, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Rwandan genocide: Those who killed and agitated. In: Follow up meeting of Human rights film session (4), Institute for Human Rights Research and Education, Kwansei Gakuin University (July 23, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

July 9, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. "Hotel Rwanda" in the aspect of education of African studies for beginners. In: Human rights film session (4) "Hotel Rwanda," Institute for Human Rights Research and Education, Kwansei Gakuin University (July 9, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

June 27, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Foster, father of Deaf education in Africa and his Christian mission. In: Lecture of the Research Center for Christianity and Culture, Kwansei Gakuin University (June 27, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

June 17, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Changing classrooms into fields: Analysis of workshops of disability experiences. In: COE Workshop "Multi-cultures and happiness" (June 17, 2007, Nishinomiya Intercollege Exchange Center, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

May 14, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Minorities in the movies. In: The Seminar of the Institute for Human Rights Research and Education, Kwansei Gakuin University (May 14, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

April 23, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. ASL in francophonie: Field surveys on pidgin sign languages in West and Central Africa. In: The Monthly Meeting of "Natural Histories of Communication" (April 23, 2007, Kyodai-Kaikan, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 11, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Keynote speech of the workshop "Methods and ethics for learning and acting for happiness." In: COE Workshop "Multi-cultures and happiness" (March 11-12, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin Kaikan and Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).
[Workshop organizer and the keynote presenter]

January 30, 2007 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2007. Workshop: Understanding "deafness." In: The Seminar for university note-taking interpreters (January 30, 2007, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2006

December 21, 2006 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Field research in Nigeria, 2006. In: The 21st COE Colloquium of Kwansei Gakuin University (December 21, 2006, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

November 27, 2006 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Culture and Deaf people's life in Africa. In: Lecture for Junior High School Students of Kanagawa Prefectural Hiratsuka School for the Deaf (November 27, 2006, Hiratsuka School for the Deaf, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan).

November 27, 2006 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Everyday life with a Deaf family member. In: Lecture of Parents' and Teachers' Association of Hiratsuka School for the Deaf (November 27, 2006, Hiratsuka School for the Deaf, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan).

November 22, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Methods and ethics for barrier-free classes: Workshop: Class with no voice. In: Human Rights Seminar, School of Sociology and Social Work, Kwansei Gakuin University (November 22, 2006, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

October 28, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Workshop: Experience of deaf students. In: The Seminar for university note-taking interpreters (October 28, 2006, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

October 14, 2006 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Comparative study of Deaf education in Africa: Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria. In: New Issues around Development Studies and Social-Welfare Studies (October 14, 2006, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

October 12, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Comments: What are objective requirements for subjective well-being? In: COE Seminar "HDI and happiness studies: Availabilities and problems of Human Development Index" (October 12, 2006, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

September 10, 2006 [In Nigerian Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Fieldwork in French-speaking Africa: In search of heritages of Dr. Andrew Foster. In: The Special Seminar of the Christian Mission for the Deaf Church, Lagos (September 10, 2006, Christian Mission for the Deaf Church, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria).

September 3, 2006 [In Nigerian Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Fieldwork in French-speaking Africa: In search of heritages of Dr. Andrew Foster. In: The Special Seminar of the Christian Mission for the Deaf, Nigeria (September 3, 2006, Christian Mission for the Deaf Centre, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria).

July 29, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. The Deaf, education and human development: Case of West and Central Africa. In: Course No.6 "Disabilities and development: Emerging issues of Development," Summer seminar of the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (July 29, 2006, Tokyo Office of Japan External Trade Organization, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

July 28, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Workshop: Understanding "deafness." In: The Seminar for university note-taking interpreters (July 28, 2006, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

July 23, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Two missions of the anthropology on the Deaf. In: The 40th meeting of the Contemporary Anthropology Workshop (July 23, 2006, The University of Tokyo, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan).

July 22, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Sign languages as knowledge resources. In: The Seminar of knowledge resources, "Distribution and sharing of resources in symbolic and ecological systems: Integrative model-building in anthropology," Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research of Priority Area, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (July 22, 2006, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan).

July 14, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Fieldwork among Deaf Africans: Another history in signing communities. In: The lecture of the Anthropological Institute, Nanzan University (July 14, 2006, Nagoya Campus, Nanzan University, Showa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

June 26, 2006 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Actualities of the researches on sign languages in Africa: Report of Languages and Education in Africa Conference (LEA2006). In: New Issues around Development Studies and Social-Welfare Studies (June 26, 2006, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

May 18, 2006 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. The birth of Langue des Signes Franco-Africaine. In: The 5th COE Colloquium of Kwansei Gakuin University (May 18, 2006, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

April 22, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Playing and learning in the forest: Play of the children of hunter-gatherers. In: The 43th meeting of Society for the Study of Ethno-Natural History (Minzoku-Shizenshi Kenkyukai), Session "Play in the field" (April 22, 2006, Kyodai-Kaikan, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

March 6, 2006 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Sign languages as knowledge resources. In: The 3rd Workshop of resource anthropology. "Distribution and sharing of resources in symbolic and ecological systems: Integrative model-building in anthropology," Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research of Priority Area, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (March 6, 2006, Kampo-no-yado, Atami, Shizuoka, Japan).

February 25, 2006 [In Ghanaian Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2006. Comparative study on African Deaf communities. In: The Seminar of Ghana National Association of the Deaf (February 25, 2006, Accra Rehabilitation Centre, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2005

December 22, 2005 [In Japanese Sign Language; Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Barrier-free education for Deaf university students: Views of cultural anthropology. In: The Seminar of the Department of Cultural Anthropology, Kyoto Bunkyo University (December 22, 2005, Kyoto Bunkyo University, Uji, Kyoto, Japan).

December 19, 2005 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Minority's rights in the context of cultural diversity: Case of the diversity of views on the Deaf and sign languages. In: New Issues around Development Studies and Social-Welfare Studies (December 19, 2005, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

November 26, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Deaf communities on the move: Models of Deaf studies and a new paradigm. In: The 172nd seminar of Chubu Society of Anthropology (November 26, 2005, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan).

October 31, 2005 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Sign languages and capabilities: Construction of Deaf education in West Africa. In: New Issues around Development Studies and Social-Welfare Studies (October 31, 2005, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan).

July 30, 2005 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Deaf communities on the move: History of the construction of Deaf communities in West and Central Africa. In: Africa Seminar (July 30, 2005, Keio University, Minato, Tokyo, Japan).

July 21, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Norms and orders of sign languages. In: The 26th seminar of the 21st Century COE Program "Plurality and Science, Technology, Art (PaSTA)," Kyoto University (July 21, 2005, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

July 9, 2005 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. African studies for Deaf beginners. In: The Seminar for Deaf Adults. Organized by Edogawa Association of the Deaf (July 9, 2005, Tower Hall Funabori, Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan).

July 2, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. History of the construction of African Deaf communities. In: The seminar "Mental health and welfare in sub-Saharan Africa," Socio-Cultural Research Institute, Ryukoku University (July 2, 2005, Ryukoku University, Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan).

May 17, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Deaf Communities on the move: A new paradigm of Deaf studies. In: 20050517 COE Seminar, Kwansei Gakuin University "Cultural diversity and globalization: New perspectives of anthropology" (May 17, 2005, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

May 10, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Signed tradition of the Deaf in Benin: History talked in sign language. In: 20050510 COE Seminar, Kwansei Gakuin University "Happiness observed in the field" (May 10, 2005, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

May 7, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Place, culture and violence: Coolness in the field. In: 20050507 COE Seminar, Kwansei Gakuin University "Place and social research" (May 7, 2005, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

April 6, 2005 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Suppose if Malcolm X were an anthropologist. In: COE Seminar, Kwansei Gakuin University "A new stage of minority studies" (April 6, 2005, Kwansei Gakuin Kaikan, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

March 13, 2005 [In sign language in French-speaking Cameroon, PowerPoint in French]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Patrimoines d'Andrew Foster: histoire et actualité de l'éducation des sourds en Afrique Occidentale et Centrale. Dans : le Petit Séminaire, Bureau Provincial du Centre de l'Association Nationale des Sourds du Cameroun (ANSCAM-P.C.) (le 13 mars 2005, chez Evouna Etoundi Henri, Olézoa, Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroun).
[Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. Heritages of Andrew Foster: The history and the actuality of the education for the deaf in West and Central Africa. In: the mini-seminar of Cameroon National Association of the Deaf, Office of Central Province (ANSCAM-P.C.) (March 13, 2005, Evouna Etoundi Henri's house, Olézoa, Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon). ]

January 23, 2005 [In Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2005. African studies for Deaf beginners. In: The Cultural Seminar for the Deaf. Organized by Hiroshima Federation of the Deaf (January 23, 2005, Hiroshima City South Welfare Office, Minami, Hiroshima, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2004

December 15, 2004 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2004. Morceaux of violence. In: Symposium report, the general workshop of the 21st Century COE Program, Kwansei Gakuin University (December 15, 2004, Kwansei Gakuin Kaikan, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan).

November 8, 2004 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2004. Why do we start the project "multi-cultures and happiness"?: The perspective of the workshop. In: COE Workshop "Multi-cultures and happiness," Kwansei Gakuin University (November 8, 2004, Osaka-Umeda Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University, Kita, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).
[Workshop Organizer and the keynote presenter]

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2003

September 17, 2003 [In English, partly in African sign languages]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2003. The Deaf in Central Africa: Anthropological attempts in Cameroon and Gabon. In: Presentation sponsored by the Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) and Sociology Department, Gallaudet University (September 17, 2003, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC. USA).

July 18, 2003 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2003. Toward an ecological theory of play: A case of forager children in Cameroon. In: The Workshop "Social interaction and cultural learning" (July 18, 2003, Communication Research Laboratory (CRL), Seika, Kyoto, Japan).

July 12, 2003 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2003. African urban Deaf culture. In: The 22nd seminar of the Association for Studies of Contemporary African Urban Cultures (July 12, 2003, Kyoto Bunkyo University, Uji, Kyoto, Japan).

June 15, 2003 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2003. Hymns of the Deaf in Cameroon (an image product) (June 15, 2003, VIVA LA MUSICA, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2002

September 8, 2002 [In English]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2002. How the Baka children of Cameroon play. In: "Culture and ecology of forager children," pre-conference workshop of the 9th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHaGS9) (September 8, 2002, Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2001

May 13, 2001 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2001. Video and talk: Dances of spirits of the Pygmy in the forest. In: The Open Seminar "GARDEN," "Workshop and performance with Vincent Sekwati Mantsoe," Kyoto Seika University (May 13, 2001, Kyoto Seika University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

Lectures, seminars and workshops in 2000

June 20, 2000 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2000. Perspectives of the ethnography of the Deaf. In: The 33rd monthly seminar, Kyoto Network of Anthropologists (June 20, 2000, Kyodai-Kaikan, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

May 6, 2000 [In Japanese; Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2000. Sign languages and colonies: Case of Deaf education in Cameroon. In: The 6th Seminar of Disability Studies in Kansai (May 6, 2000, Hayakawa Welfare Hall, Higashi-Sumiyoshi, Osaka, Osaka, Japan).

April 28, 2000 [In Japanese; Japanese Sign Language]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2000. Linguistic colonialism: Sign languages in Japan and in Africa. In: Spring lecture for freshmen, Sign language circle of Kyoto Seika University (April 28, 2000, Kyoto Seika University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan).

April 25-30, 2000 [In Japanese]
Kamei, Nobutaka. 2000. Messages of the Deaf in Cameroon (an image product). In: The exhibition of African Deaf arts (April 25-30, 2000, Gallery Space-4U, Kamigyo, Kyoto, Japan).



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