MOE NAKAZORA

Last Updated :2019/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, ., Associate Professor or Lecturer
E-mail
nakazorahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2018/03/01, Hiroshima University, Associate Professor or Lecturer
  • 2016/04/01, 2018/02/28, Osaka University, Project Researcher
  • 2013/04/01, 2016/03/31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/Kyoto University, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2011/04/01, 2013/03/31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Doctoral Research Fellow

Educational Backgrounds

  • The University of Tokyo, 2008/04/01, 2013/03/31
  • The University of Tokyo, 2005/04/01, 2008/03/31

Academic Degrees

  • The University of Tokyo
  • The University of Tokyo

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • THE JAPANESE SOCIETY OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
  • Society for Social Studies of Science
  • THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Asian Cultures
  2. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Regional Studies of Developing Countries
  3. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Regional Studies of Developing Countries
  4. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Regional Studies of Developing Countries I
  5. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Regional Studies of Developing Countries II
  6. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Asian Cultures
  7. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Regional Studies of Developing Countries I
  8. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Regional Studies of Developing Countries II
  9. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Contemporary Anthropology
  10. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Regional Studies of Developing Countries

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Nature–Cultures in Translation: Japanese Nature Guides Encountering Canadian Landscape, Science as Culture, 25(1), 149-156, 20160200
  2. Infrastructuing Environments , Science as Culture, 25(1), 1-22, 20160200
  3. Pure Gifts for Future Benefit?: Giving Form to the Subject in the Biodiversity Databasing Project in India, NatureCulture, 3, 106-121, 20150900
  4. Cultural Anthropological Analysis on Subject Formation in “Herbal State” Policy of Uttarkhand: Based on Field Research in the Project Sites of Centre for Aromatic Plants (CAP), Research report submitted to Centre for Aromatic Plants (CAP), Herbal Research Development Institute (HRDI), 20091200

Publications such as books

  1. 2018, (forthcoming) Local Health Traditions: Pluralism and Marginality in South Asia (Arima Mishra (ed)), Orient BlackSwan, Nakazora, Moe, Making "Pluralistic" Health Systems: Documentation of "Folk" Ayurvedic Knowledge
  2. 2017/00/00, Infrastructures and Social Complexity (Penny Harvey, Casper Bruun Jensen, and Atsuro Morita (eds)), Routledge, NAKAZORA, Moe, Infrastructural Inversion and Reflexivity: A ‘Postcolonial’ Biodiversity Databasing Project in India.

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Experimenting with Folk Medicines: Medicinal Plants as Intellectual Property in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, Vital Experiments: Living and Dying with Pharmaceuticals after the Human, 2018/02/24, With Invitation
  2. ‘Postcolonial’ nature-cultures in translation: Databasing biodiversity and bio-cultural diversity in India., NAKAZORA, Moe, Visible and Invisible: Infrastructure & Politics of Cohabitation, 2017/05/08, With Invitation
  3. Connections, Partiality, and Effect: Documentation of "folk" Ayurveda and bio-cultural diversity in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, The World Multiple: Everyday Politics of Knowing & Generating Entangled Worlds, 2016/12/11, With Invitation
  4. Dividual Personhood of New Regional Elites: Engaging in Environment/Place in Uttarkhand, NAKAZORA, Moe, The 28th Annual Conference Japanese Association for South Asian Studies (JASAS), 2015/09/27, Without Invitation
  5. The "Dividual" in Anthropology: Lateral Development of "Personhood", Yoko Taguchi and Moe Nakazora, International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress, 2014/05/16, Without Invitation
  6. "Between Commensurability and Incommensurability: the 'People's Biodiversity Register' Project in Uttarakhand, India "", NAKAZORA, Moe, 2013/11/24, Without Invitation
  7. Pure Gifts for Future Benefit?: Giving Form to Subject in the Biodiversity Databasing Project in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, 2013/09/20, With Invitation
  8. Parataxonomy and Postcolonialism in Science in Action: Traditional Knowledge Digital Archive Project in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, 2012/10/18, Without Invitation
  9. Between Para-taxonomy and Para-ethnography: Translational Movement in the Traditional Knowledge Digital Archive Project in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, 2012/03/00, With Invitation
  10. Parataxonomy and "Postcolonial" Knowledge Generation in the "People's Biodiversity Register" Project in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, Waterworlds Workshop (Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen), 2011/09/00, With Invitation
  11. Open the Database, Certify the Right: Digitalization of Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property Right in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress 2011, 2011/07/00, Without Invitation
  12. Working with Multiplicity: "Postcolonial" Knowledge Generation in Traditional Knowledge Digital Archive Projects in India, NAKAZORA, Moe, Environmental Infrastructure Workshop, 2011/05/00, With Invitation
  13. Giving "Value" to Knowledge: Comparative Practices and Documents in the Bioprospecting Process under "Herbal State" Policy of Uttarakhand, India., NAKAZORA, Moe, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, Tokyo, 2010/08/00, Without Invitation

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2018/04
  2. 2017/10/01, 2021/03/31
  3. 2017/04/00, 2020/03/00
  4. 2013/04/00, 2018/03/00
  5. 2013/04/00, 2016/03/00
  6. 2012/04/00, 2016/03/00
  7. 2011/04/00, 2013/03/00
  8. 2009/03/00, 2011/02/00

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Journal of Urban and Regional Studies on Contemporary India editor, 2018/07