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Selection

Screening for the JCAS Award

The screening is conducted by the Award Judging Committee, consisting of four to six specialists entrusted by the Japan Consortium for Area Studies.

Award Judging Committee (2011-2016)

(Arranged by surnames in Japanese alphabetical order)
2011 / Osamu Ieda, Motoko Katakura, Yasuhide Nakamura, Kazuko Mori
2012 / Masato Iizuka, Osamu Ieda, Yasuhide Nakamura, Kazuko Mori
2013 / Osamu Ieda, Hiroshi Takagi, Nobuko Nagasaki, Shigeo Nishimura, Hisanori Futamura
2014 / Hiroshi Takagi, Nobuko Nagasaki, Shigeo Nishimura, Hisanori Futamura, TakakoYamada
2015 / Shigeo Osonoi, Hisashi Nakamura, Norio Horie, Kazuhiko Moji, Takako Yamada
2016 / Shigeo Osonoi, Hisashi Nakamura, Norio Horie, Kazuhiko Moji

Awarded Projects (2011-2016)

We hereby announce the winning works/activities of the Japan Consortium for Area Studies Award (JCAS Award) initiated every year, as selected by the award judging committee.

◆1st (2011) Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS) Award Results

This year, awards have been offered for three categories of Prominent Scholar, Toryu-sho (Budding Scholar), and Social Collaboration, and the following works/projects have been selected as a result of careful screening:

Prominent Scholar Category
"Gendai Chuo Asia Russia Imin Ron" (Studies on Modern Day Central Asian Immigrants in Russia) by Norio Horie; Published by Minerva Shobo

Toryu-sho (Budding Sholar) Category
"Ekkyo o Ikiru Unnan Kei Muslim - Kita Thai ni okeru Kyosei to Network" (Yunnan Muslims Crossing Borders - Symbiosis and Network in Northern Thailand) by Wang Liulan; Published by Showado

Social Collaboration Category
"Emergency Humanitarian Aid and Area Studies Human Resources Exchange Support" Activity by Masako Ishii

◆2nd (2012) Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS) Award Results

Prominent Scholar Category
"Kyokuhoku no Bokuchiku Min Saha -Shinka to Mikuro Taiou wo meguru Shiberia Minzoku shi" (Arctic pastoralist Sakha : ethnography of evolution and micro-adaptation in Siberia) by Hiroki Takakura; Published by Showado

Toryu-sho (Budding Scholar) Category
"Senjumin Pasukua Yaki no Beikoku Hennyu -Ekkyou to Nintei" (Integration of the Pascua Yaqui into the United States -Border Crossing and the Federal Recognition) by Yuka Mizutani; Published by Hokkaido University Press

Social Collaboration Category
"Enforcement of International Workshop regararding Disaster Correspondence applied Area Informatics in Aceh State, the Republic of Indonesia" Activity by Yoshimi Nishi

◆3rd (2013) Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS) Award Results

Prominent Scholar Category
"Zoshoku suru Shaman-Mongoru Buriyato no Shamanizumu to Esunisiti" (The Roots Seekers: Shamanism and Ethnicity among the Mongol Buryats) by Ippei Shimamura; Published by Shunpu Sha

"Indo Boryoku to Minshushugi -Itto yui shihai no hokai to Aidentiti no Seiji" (Violence and Democracy in India : The Collapse of One-Party Dominant Rule and Identity Politics) by Kazuya Nakamizo; Published by Tokyo University Press

Toryu-sho (Budding Scholar) Category
"Butai no ue no Nanmin -Chibetto Nanmin Geino Shudan no Minzoku shi" (Refugees on stage: Ethnography of a Tibetan performing arts group) by Tatsuya Yamamoto; Published by Hozokan

Collaborative Research Category
"Yurasia Chiiki Taikoku no Hikaku Kenkyu"(Comparative Research on Major Regional Powers in Eurasia ) by Shinichiro Tabata as the representative

◆4th (2014) Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS) Award Results

Prominent Scholar Category
"Isuramu Shugi to Chuto Seiji: Rebanon hizuburra no Teiko to Kakumei"(Isramism and Politics in the Middle East : Resistance and Revolution of Lebanon's Hizb Allah) by Kota Suechika; Published by Nagoya University Press

Toryu-sho (Budding Scholar) Category
"Chuo Ajia Kangai shi Josetsu -Rauzan Unga to Hiva Han Koku no Kobo"(Irrigation History of Central Asia: The Lawzan Canal and the Rise and Fall of the Khanate of Khiva) by Akifumi Shioya; Published by Shunpu Sha

"Jiko Kettei ken wo Meguru Seijigaku-Denmak ryo Gurinrando ni Okeru Taigaiteki Jichi"(Political Science Regarding the Right to Self-Determination: External Autonomy in the Danish Territory of Greenland) by Minori Takahashi; Published by Akashi Shoten

Collaborative Research Category
"Kokusai Kenkyu Purojekuto, Kanan Kenkyu no Soshutsu (International Research Project, Creation of Research on South China) by Mariko Tanigaki as the representative

Social Collaboration Category
Reports by Modern Asia on News Web "Journal Asiapress Network"Activity by Asiapress International

◆5th (2015) Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS) Award Results

Prominent Scholar Category
"Natto no Kigen"(The Origin of Natto) by Satoshi Yokoyama; Published by NHK Press

Toryu-sho (Budding Scholar) Category
"Featoredo no Jinrui Gaku- Raosu nanbu Boraven Kogen ni Okeru Kohi Saibai Noson no Seikatsu to Kyodo Kumiai"(The Anthropology of Fair Trade: the Everyday Life and the Cooperative of Coffee Farmers in the Bolaven Plateau of Southern Laos) by Arihiro Minoo; Published by Mekon

"Shisen Chibetto no Shukyo to Chiiki Shakai, Shukyo Fukkatsu go wo Ikinuku Bon Kyoto no Jinruigaku teki Kenkyu"("Religion and Regional Society in Sichuan Tibetan Area: An Anthropological study of Bonpos living in the age of post religious revival" ) by Kengo Konishi; Published by Fukyo sha

Social Collaboration Category
"Studies on 'policy, research, people' linking borderlands: practical cooperation and social contribution"Activity by Japan International Border Studies Network (JIBSN)

◆6th (2016) Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS) Award Results

Toryu-sho (Budding Scholar) Category
"Demokurasi to iu Saho; Surovakia Sonraku ni okeru Taisei Tenkango no Minsokushi"(Democracy in practice : Slovak villages' struggles after the transition) by Yuko Kanbara; Published by Kyushu University Press

"Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire"by Shohei Sato; Published by Manchester University Press

Collaborative Research Category
"Area studies of disaster management" Project and publication of "Area studies of disaster management" series by HIroyuki Yamamoto as the representative

Social Collaboration Category
"Social Partnership Activities on the Amami Islands Collaborated by Kagoshima University Research Center for the Pacific Islands"