Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameOISHI, Takanori
AffiliationResearch Department
PositionProject Researcher
Arrival day2014-04-01
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1978
Academic CareerFaculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, BA.Course(2001)
Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, M.Course(2003)
Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, ABD.(2008)
Professional CareerPart-time Lecturer, Kyoto University of Art and Design(2007)
Researcher, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University(2008)
Researcher, Center for African Area Studues, Kyoto University(2011)
Project Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature(2014)
Higher DegreesPh.D.(Kyoto University, 2014)
M.Sc.(Kyoto University, 2003)
Fields of SpecializationEcological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
African Area Studies
Academic Society MembershipsInternational Commision on Anthropology of Food, IUAES
International Society of Ethnobiology
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【Original Articles】

Takanori OISHI, Mikiko HAGIWARA 2015,03 A preliminary report on the distribution of freshwater fish of the Congo river: Based on the observation of local markets in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.. African Study Monographs Supplimentary Issue (51):93-105. (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

OISHI T. Food diversity, interethnic relationships, and long-term sustainability of forest use in central African tropical rainforests.. JSPS Symposium 2014: Long-term Sustainability through Placebased, Small-scale economies., 2014.09.26-2014.09.28, Berkeley, CA, USA.

OISHI T. Psychosocial importance of forest life for the Bakwele farmers of southeastern Cameroon.. The 14th International Society of Ethnobiology Congress,, 2014.06.01-2014.06.07, Bumthang, Bhutan.

【Poster Presentation】

OISHI T., NJOUONKOU A.L. Wild mushroom uses by the Baka and the Bakwele of southern Cameroon.. The 14th International Society of Ethnobiology Congress, , 2014.06.01-2014.06.07, Bumthang, Bhutan..

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

OISHI T., KAMGAING O.W., YAMAGUCHI R., HAYASHI K. Anti-poaching operations by military forces and their impacts on local people in South-Eastern Cameroon.. Symposium 'Beyond Enforcement: Communities, governance, incentives and sustainable use in combating wildlife crime' Organised by IUCN CEESP/SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group(SULi)/International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED)/Austrian Ministry of Environment/ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED), University of Queensland/TRAFFIC - the wildlife trade monitoring network , 2015.02.26-2015.02.28, Muldersdrift, South Africa.

OISHI T. Land conflict in multi-ethnic context: trans-ethnic negotiation and cultural transmissions in the expansion process ofcocoa farming in southeastern Cameroon.. The Forth Forum on “Comprehensive Area Studies on Coexistence and Conflict Resolution Realizing ‘African Potentials’”, 2014.12.04-2014.12.05, Yaoundé, Cameroon.