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
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
Given name: Yuki
Date and Place of Birth: 07 November 1957, Osaka
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
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
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)
(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.
2006 Nairamdal Medal from Mongolia
2009 Daido Seimei Area Study Encouragement Award
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)
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)