1. Name / E-mail Address

TOMONAGA, Yugo / tomou5[at]

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)


3. Educational Background

2003 MA Preliminary, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
2004 MA, Momoyama Gakuin University, Japan
2011 PhD, Graduate School for Advanced Studies at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka Japan

4. Research Themes

Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
Transnational Solidarity Movement by Indigenous and Minority groups
Human Rights Education

5. Courses Taught

  • Intercultural Studies

6. Academic Associations

  • Japan Association for International Education
  • Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
  • Australian Anthropological Society
  • Australian Studies Association of Japan

7. Recent Publications

  • ’Environmental Anthropological Study of Watershed Management‐Water Quality Conservation of Forest as a Catchment Area in the Southern Part of Australia’ Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 2014, 6 1691-1702
  • 2014 ‘The Buraku Situation after the Abolishment of the Law on Special Measures for Dowa Projects: A case study of community building in Sumiyoshi’, East Asian Review vol.15、67-79
  • 2013 Ostralia senjumin no tochiken to Kankyo kanri (Australian Aboriginal Land Rights and Environmental Management),Series of International Human Right Issue 84, Akashi Shoten (Sir Neil Currie Publish Award, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Government was granted)

8. Links

Personal website


Study Tour at the Indigenous Communities in Victoria, Australia

Tomonaga, Yugo

Tomonaga, Yugo

Melbourne University, Australia

Tomonaga, Yugo