Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameNAKAO Seiji
AffiliationResearch Department
PositionResearcher
Arrival day2017-04-01
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1986
Academic CareerDepartment of Studies of Foreign Affairs, Faculty of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (2009)
Graduate School of Humanities, Graduate Program in Anthropology, MA, Nanzan University (2012)
Graduate School of Humanities, Graduate Program in Anthropology, Ph. D, Nanzan University (2017)
Professional CareerResearch Fellowship for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2012-2015)
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Chukyo University (2016-2017)
Higher DegreesPh. D (University of Nanzan, 2017)
Fields of SpecializationHistorical Anthropology
History of West Africa
Academic Society MembershipsJapan Association for African Studies
The Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
AwardsSOStierra2017 International Conference on Vernacular Earthen Architecture, Conservation and Sustainability. Honorable Award "Transforming Kasena houses and indigenous building technology in Burkina Faso" (H. KOBAYASHI, T. SHIMIZU, M. ITO & S. NAKAO) (2017)
(390) Hayashi K, Nakao S, Yamauchi T: The best Poster award: Excretion behavior of Baka hunter-gatherers: From time-space analysis by individual observations in Cameroon. 55th Conference of Japan Association for African Studies, 27 May 2018, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
(393) Nakao S: Junior researchers award of Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, RIHN. 7 September 2018.

 

Books

【Authored/Co-authored】

Mangané IK (in collaboration with Nakao S) 2018 La mémoire d‘El Hadj Beinké Souleymane Mangané. RIHN, Kyoto, 152pp. (in French)

Mangané I.K., Nakao S. 2016 A props des 50 ans qui vont de la fondation de la section voltaïque de l’Union Culturelle Musulmane à la Communauté Musulmane. . RIHN, Kyoto (in French)

【Chapters/Sections】

Shimizu T, Nakao S, Kobayashi T, Ito M 2017 Transformation in the Kasena’s large earthen compound houses in Burkina Faso.. C. Mileto, F. Vegas Lopez-Manzanares, L. Garcia-Soriano & V. Cristini (ed.) Vernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability.. CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp.343-348.

Kobayashi H, Shimizu T, Ito M, Nakao S 2017 Transforming Kasena houses and indigenous building technology in Burkina Faso.. Camilla Mileto, Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares, Lidia García-Soriano, Valentina Cristini (ed.) ernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability.. CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp.147-152.

Papers

【Original Articles】

Nakao, S. 2016 The recognition of Islam and its application in French Colonial administration: about the hotel attack in French West Africa at the period of Vichy, its criminal investigation and reaction.. Journal of African Studies 90:1-14. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Shimizu T, Nakao S, Ito M, Kobayashi H, Kamei T 2016 House of Savannah: Burkina Faso, Cassena’s tradition and transformation.. Journal of African Studies 90:97-107. (in Japanese)

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Nakao, S. The history and the current conditions of the sanitation improvement in Burkina Faso.. 55th Conference of Japan Association for African Studies, 2018.05.27, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. (in Japanese)

Shimizu, T. and S. Nakao Preparatory study for elucidation of the socioeconomic role of the human feces processing supplier of the sub-Saharan African; examples in Burkina Faso. . 55th Conference of Japan Association for African Studies, 2018.05.27, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. . (in Japanese)

Hayashi K, Nakao S, Yamauchi T Sanitation activities among the baka hunter-gatherers in Cameroon: from individual observations at the forest camp.. The 2nd International Symposium on Green Technology for Value Chains, 2017.10.24, Jakarta, Indonesia. .

Nakao, S. Norms and preferences on the sanitation activities: Literature review of public attitude for wastewater reuse.. Kick – Off Meeting: Sanitation and Value Chains: A Collaboration Research between LPTB – LIPI and RIHN, 2017.10.22, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Nakao, S. On the Personality and Place: From the View of Historical Anthropology at West Africa.. 34th Maruhachi Jinruigaku-Kenkyukai, 2017.09.23, Anthropological Institute of Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan. (in Japanese)

Nakao, S. What is the Modernity in the Inland of West Africa: Historical anthropology of Politics, Economic, and Islam in Muhoun river bend. . 240th Chubu Jinruigaku Danwa-kai., 2017.06.27, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan. (in Japanese)

Nakao, S. Head Tax and Colonial Economy: Finance in the 1920s of Upper Volta. . apan Association for African Studies 54th Scientific Meeting,, 2017.05.20, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan. (in Japanese)

Shimizu T, Nakao S, Kobayashi H, Ito M Past and Present in Japanese African Studies: A case of chronical transformation of Kassena’s mud houses and families.. Seminaire de la fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS programme Afrique-Asie, December 2016, Paris.

Nakao, S. Unequal Transformation of Large Compound House (songo): Chronological Change of the Chief’s House at Langouelou.. he 53rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Association for African Studies, 2016.06.04, Nihon University, Fujisawa. (in Japanese)

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