Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameWATANABE, Mitsuko
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProject Researcher
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Year of Birth1977
Academic CareerSchool of Integrated Sciences, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women’s University, D. Course (2005)
Department of International Studies for History, Sociology and Geography, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women’s University, M. Course (2002)
Faculty of Letter, Nara Women’s University (2000)
Professional CareerProject Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2006)
Technical Assistant, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2005)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women’s University (2005)
Research Assistant, Nara Women’s University, 21st century COE Program (2004)
Research Assistant, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women’s University (2002)
Higher DegreesD.Sc. (Nara Women’s University, 2005)
M.Litt. (Nara Women’s University, 2002)
Fields of SpecializationPhysical geography
Academic Society MembershipsAssociation of Japanese Geographers
Japan Association for Quaternary Research
Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies
Japanese Geomorphological Union
AwardsBest poster Award(The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies, Spring meeting 2010)

 

Editing

【Editing / Co-editing】

Mitsuko Watanabe and Jumpei Kubota (ed.) 2010,08 Reconceptualizing Cultural and Environmental Change in Central Asia: An Historical Perspective on the Future. Ili Project, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Kita-ku, 215pp.

Papers

【Original Articles】

M. Watanabe, Y. Konagaya,T. Akiyama and J. Kubota 2010,08 Socialist Modernization and Landscape Change in the Middle Reach of the Ili River, Republic of Kazakhstan. Mitsuko Watanabe and Jumpei Kubota (ed.) Reconceptualizing Cultural and Environmental Change in Central Asia: An Historical Perspective on the Future. Ili Project, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Kita-ku, pp.205-215.

M.Watanabe 2010,03 Historical Change of Pasturage in the Middle Reaches of Ili River. Project Report on an Oasis-region 8(1):164-170. (in Japanese)

M.Watanabe and Y.Konagaya 2010,03 Landscape Changes in Ordinary Life in the Middle Reaches of the Ili River; Memories of the people living in the Ili River Basin. Project Report on an Oasis-region 8(1):171-214. (in Japanese)

M.Watanabe, Y.Konagaya, T.Akiyama and J.Kubota 2009,03 Landscape changes in ordinary life in the Middle reach of Ili River, Republic of Kazakhstan. Project Report on an Oasis-region 7(1):76-97. (in Japanese)

M. Watanabe 2007 The Terrestrial conditions of Oasis and Active Structure in Silk Road Region. Project Report on an Oasis-region 6(1):5-9. (in Japanese)

M. Watanabe, M. Takada and H. Sohma 2006 Geomorphological Study Based on Satellite Photographs and Satellite Images: In the Cases of Investigation on Active Faults in Tarim Basin and Turpan Basin, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China. Transactions, Japanese Geomorphological Union 27(2):171-185. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

M. Watanabe 2003 Distribution of Active Faults on the Northwestern corner of Tarim Basin, Xinjiang Uyghr Autonomous region, China. Active Fault Research 23(109):115. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

M. Watanabe 2002 Digitization of the CORONA Satellite Photograph Positive Films and its Availability: In case of the active faults and the historical ruins of the Turpan Basin, Northwest China. Journal of Geography 111(5):759-773. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Mitsuko WATANABE (RIHN), Tomoko NAKAMURA (Tohoku Univ.), Olzhas ABDESHOV (Graduate Student of Tokai Univ.) Agricultural development and regional specialization in Kazakhstan during the Soviet era: A case study of the kolkhoz named ‘40th anniversary of the October Revolution' in Panfilov District, Almaty Province.. The Study Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Spring 2010, 2011.03.29-2011.03.30, Meiji Univ., Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku.. (in Japanese)

Mitsuko WATANABE, Yuki KONAGAYA,Tomohiro AKIYANA and Jumpei KUBOTA Socialist Modernization and Historical Change of Pasturage in Almaty Region, Republic of Kazakhstan. The Study Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Spring 2010, 2010.03.27-2010.03.28, Hosei Univ. Tokyo. (in Japanese)

M. Watanabe, Y. Konagaya, T. Akiyama and J. Kubota Socialist Modernization as the Environmental History in Almaty Region, Republic of Kazakhstan:A case study of the “Kazakhstan Sovkhoz”. The Study Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Spring 2009, 2009.03.28-2009.03.29, Teikyo Univ. Hachioji. (in Japanese)

M. Watanabe, Y. Konagaya, T. Akiyama and J. Kubota Legacies and Ruins of Socialist Modernization in Almaty Region, Republic of Kazakhstan. International Workshop “Reconceptualizing Cultural and Environmental Change in Central Asia:An Historical Perspective on the Future”, 2009.02.01-2009.02.02, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese, in English, in Russian)

M. Watanabe The Active Faults in the Tarim Basin and Neighboring Area Based on the on Observation from the CORONA Satellite Photographs. 5th Symposium on Xinjiang Uygur, China, 2007.02.24, Chiba University, Ciba city, Chiba Prefecture. (in Japanese)

M. Watanabe The Ruins and Active Faults in Silk Road Region Based on the on Observation from the CORONA Satellite Photographs. Winter Meeting of the Nara Geographical Association, 2007.02.18, Nara Prefectural Library, Nara City, Nara Prefecture. (in Japanese)

【Poster Presentation】

Mitsuko Watanabe, Yuki Konagaya, Tomohiro Akiyama, Jumpei Kubota Historical change of the natural resource use in the semi-arid region in Central Eurasia during the last 100years: A case study of the Ili River basin, Kazakhstan.. The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies Annual meeting 2010, 2010.05.29-2010.05.30, GE Collage hall, IDEA Consultants, Inc. Tokyo.. (in Japanese)

Mituko WATANABE Historical changes of the pasturage and the natural resource use in Almaty Region, Republic of Kazakhstan. Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2010, 2010.05.23-2010.05.28, Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall, Chiba City.. (in Japanese)

M.Watanabe Tectonic Landform and Development of the Fluvial Terrace along the Tailan River Flowing on the Southern Piedmont of the Tianshan Mountains.. The 2007 JAQUA meeting, 2007.08.31-2007.08.31, Kobe Univ. Kobe City. (in Japanese)

M.Watanabe Land Cover Change in the Middle Reaches of Heihe River Basin, since 1980’s. 2007 Annual meeting of Japanese Association for Arid Land, 2007.05.19-2007.05.20, RIHN, Kyoto City-. (in Japanese)