Cultural History of PaleoAsia

Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,
a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project

Research Projects

A01: A chrono-spatial framework for the emergence of modern humans and their cultures in Asia

Team Leader
  • Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Professor
    West Asian Archaeology, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Japan

A02: Dynamism of human behavior during the dispersal of Homo sapiens into Asia

Team Leader
  • Seiji Kadowaki, Lecturer
    Prehistoric Archaeology, Nagoya University Museum, Nagoya University, Japan

A03: Changing climate and resident-environment in the migrations and expansions of Homo sapiens across the continent of Asia

Team Leader
  • Hiroyuki Kitagawa, Professor
    Environmental Sciences, Chronology, Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University, Japan

B01: Anthropological study on cultural and behavioral change through dispersal and contact of human populations

Team Leader
  • Atsushi Nobayashi, Professor
    National Museum of Ethnology, Japan Cultural Anthropology

B02: Mathematical modelling and analysis of cultural and behavioral changes through dispersal and settlement of human populations

Team Leader
  • Joe Yuichiro Wakano, Professor
    Mathematical biology, Institute for Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences, Meiji University, Japan