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Public Anthropology for Multicultural Co-Existence

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The project aims at building a network of university academics, local government officials, non-government/no-profit organizations and concerned citizens in and around Sendai city to help bring foreign residents--students, workers, alien spouses and children--into local communities in more socially just and culturally equal manner. The "multicultural co-existence" is the official Japanese term for policies aimed at incorporating and integrating foreign residents into local communities on the basis of mutual respect for Japanese and alien cultures.

Targeted Application(s)/Industry
Local governments at various levels, NGO/NPOs concerned with foreign residents in Japan and/or international exchange activities, schools interested in international exchange and cross-cultural activities are among the partners targeted in this project.

Researchers

Graduate School of Arts and Letters

NUMAZAKI, Ichiro , Professor
PhD

Collaborative Researchers

  • KAWAGUCHI, Yukihiro , Associate Professor

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Publication
Article: Public Anthropology for Multicultural Co-existence at Tohoku University [Tohoku Anthropological Exchange, No.9, 2010, pp.69-75]
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