Professor

National Museum of Ethnology

10-1, Senri Expo Park, Suita city, Osaka, Japan 565-8511

Tel: +81-6-6876-2151; Fax: +81-6-6878-8274

Mobile: +81-90-7114-2921

Email: yuki@idc.minpaku.ac.jp

Official HP in Japanese:http://www.minpaku.ac.jp/research/activity/organization/staff/konagaya/index

Personal HP Japanese:http://www.minpaku.ac.jp/research/activitiy/organizaiton/staff/konagaya/keijiban

Personal Profile

Surname: Konagaya

Given name: Yuki

Date and Place of Birth: 07 November 1957, Osaka

Sex: Female

Status: married

Higher Education

Kyoto University, Faculty of Literature, 1976-81

Mongolian University, Faculty of Mongolian language, 1979-1980

B.A. Human Geography 1981

M.A. Geography 1983

Main Positions Held

Assistant, Kyoto University, 1986.4-1987.4

Assistant, National Museum of Ethnology, 1987.5-1993.3

Associate Professor, NME, 1993.4-2003.3

Professor, NME, 2003.4-

Senior Scientific Research Specialist of Ministry of Education, 2001.4.1-2002.1.5

Senior Scientific Research Specialist of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2002.1.6-2004.3.31

Field Works

Mongolia 1979-80, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

China (Inner Mongolia) 1984-85, 1987-88, 1989,1996, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006

China (Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region) 1993, 2005, 2012

Russia (Buriyat) 1990

Russia (Tuva) 2012

Kazakhstan 2005, 2007

Kyrgyz 2007

Publications about Mongolia

Monographs (in Japanese)

1991  Spring in Mongolia; anthropological sketch of field work, Kawade shobo shinsha.

1992  Mongolian scenery; interpretation of proverbs, Tokyo shoseki.

1992  A kaleidoscope of Mongolia; life style of nomads, Kadokawa shuppan.

1996  Living world of Mongolian steppe, Asahi Shinbunsha.

2004  Life of Mongolian nomads, NME.

2004  Mongolia in the 20th century; the testimonies of socialism, Chuo koron shinsha.

Editorial Works (in Japanese)

1991  The history of Mongolian medicine (translated from Chinese), Nosangyoson bunka kyokai.

1998  Handbook of Mongolia, Kawade shobo sinsha.

1998  Mongolian nomadic pastoralism(CD-ROM), techne.

2002  The Relationship between man and animalsin north Asia, Toho shoten.

2002  Nomadism change the economy of Mongolia, Shuppan bunka sha.

2005  Mongol (the food culture in the world), Nosangyoson bunka kyokai.

2007  Modern Mongolia (translated from English written by M. Rossabi), Akashi shoten.

Co-editorial Worls  (in Japanese)

1997  White food of Mongolia, Chikuma shuhan sha.

1998  The Civilization of Mongolian nomads, NME.

2005  Ecological Migration: Environmental Policy in China, Showado.

2007  Oral history of mothers in Ejene oasis, Inner Mongolia(with in Mongolian), Kyoto:RHIN.

2008  Oral history of mothers in Ejene oasis, Inner Mongolia(with in Chinese), Kyoto:RHIN.

2010  Socialist modernization in China, Bensei syuppan.

2011  Experience of socialist modernization, Akashi shoten.

Books (in Mongolian, including coauthor)

1999  Living world of Mongolian steppe, Inner Mongolia peoples’ Publishers.

2009  Oral history of mothers in Ejene oasis, Inner Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar.

2012  Pastoralism and Ecosystem Network in Mongolia, Admon 

Books (in English, including coatuhor)

2001  The Changing Paradigm of Mongolian Studies, Cologne: International Society for the Study of the Culture and Economy of the Ordos Mongols.

2011  Ecological Migration: Environmental Policy in China, Peter Lang.

2012  The Mongolian Ecosystem Network: Environmental Issues under Climate and Social Changes  

SER (Senri Ethnographical Report published by NME) you can download at site Minpaku Repository

SER30   Materials for Mongolian folk culture in Qinghai region (in Mongolian)

SER41   The Twentieth Century in Mongolia: Interviews about the way to Socialism (in Japanese).

SER42   The Twentieth Century in Mongolia: Interviews about the way to Socialism (in Mongolian)

SER66   A.D.Simukov Works about Mongoia and for Mongolia vol.1 (in Russian)

SER67   A.D.Simukov Works about Mongoia and for Mongolia vol.2 (in Russian)

SER71   The Twentieth Century in Mongolia(2): Political Life in Socialist Mongolia (in Japanese)

SER72   The Twentieth Century in Mongolia(2): Political Life in Socialist Mongolia (in Mongolian)

SER74   A.D.Simukov Works about Mongoia and for Mongolia vol.3-1 (in Russian)

SER75   A.D.Simukov Works about Mongoia and for Mongolia vol.3-2 (in Russian)

SER88   Annotated Catalogue of Archival Materials on Buryat Shamanism of Center of Oriental Manuscripts and  Xylographs of the Institute of Mongolia, Buddhist, and Tibetan Dtudies (in English)

SER96   Socialist Devotees and Dissenters Three Twentieth- Century Mongolian Leaders (in English)

SER107   A Herder, a Trader, and a Lawyer: Three Twentieth-Century Mongolian Leaders (in English)

SER 110   Mongolian State-run Farms ( in Japanese and Mongolian)

Articles

(you can search in the site of CiNii in Japanese) http://ci.nii.ac.jp

(in English) http://ci.nii.ac.jp/en

International Conferences organized

1998  New Horizon of Mongolian Study, held at National Museum of Ethnology, Japan.

1999  Japan-Mongolia Culture Forum, held at Tokyo, Japan.

2002  Mongol Environment Forum, held at NME, Japan.

2003  Sustainable development in Mongolia, held at UB, Mongolia.

2004  Land Use of Mongolia; Past, Present and Future, held at UB, Mongolia.

2004  Ecological Migration; Chinese Environmental Policy, held at Beijing, China.

2005  Ecological Migration; Chinese Environmental Policy, held at Beijing, China.

2005  The Historical Role of Nomads in Eurasia, held at NME, Japan.

2006  Building the Eco-Economy in Mongolia, held at UB, Mongolia.

2006  Sustainable Development in Arid Area in China, held at Hhohehot, China.

2007  Socialist modernization in Mongolia, held at NME, Japan.

2007  Environment and Cultural Heritage, held at Beijing, China.

2008  Oral Histories of Socialist Modernities, held at Cambridge, UK.

2011  New Horizon of Oirat Mongol Studies, held at NME, Japan.

2013  Resource Nationalism, held at NME, Japan.

Awards

2006  Nairamdal Medal from Mongolia

2009  Daido Seimei Area Study Encouragement Award 

Grants

Hermitage collection on Kharakhorm as heritage of nomads, advisor for Elihina, JSPS(2012-14)

Shamanism as the alternative medicine, advisor for Saijirah, JSPS(2012-14)

Comparative study on socialist modernization in Mongolia and Central Asia, JSPS(2009-2014)

Ecological meaning of nomadism in Mongolian steppe, advisor for Nachinshonkor, JSPS(2007-2009)

Interdisciplinary Research for the Appreciating Humanity --Beyond the Globalism--, JSPS(2005-2009)

Evaluation of ecological migration as environmental policy, JSPS(2005-2007)

Mongolian relationship with Turk Peoples in West China, advisor for Shinjilt, JSPS(2005)

Research on the Significance of Dairy Products in the Diets of Mongolian Nomads, Toyota F. (2001-2002)

Ethno-historical study on the change of nomadism in Mongolian plateau, JSPS(1998-2000)

Development of multimedia ethnography, JSPS(1995-1997)

Main Outreach

Exhibition entitled “Great Mongols” (1998/7/30-11/24)

NPO Mongol Partnership Institute (MoPI) founded 2001

Exhibition entitled “Umesao Tadao-Explore for the Future” (2011.3.10-6.14)