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Eisuke Tanaka

Associate Professor
Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Participates in 1 Session
Eisuke Tanaka is a social anthropologist, who completed his PhD at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge in 2008. Since 2011, he has been an associate professor at Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University, Japan. Focusing on the relationship between protection and destruction, he has explored the elaboration of the concept of ‘heritage’ through the interactions between people and things in the cases from Turkey. His recent publications include ‘Heritage Destruction in Context: The Destruction of Roman Mosaics from Zeugma in Turkey’ International Journal of Heritage Studies 21(4) ‘Cultural Heritage Issues and the Category of “Europe”: Roman Mosaic Collections Discovered from Zeugma, Southeast Turkey’ (Senri Ethnological Studies 8, 2013); and ‘The Idea of Place in the Protection of Cultural Heritage: In the Case of Claims against the Illicit Transaction of Antiquities from Turkey’ (Japanese Review of Cultural Anthropology 11, 2010). He is currently conducting research on the role of the material remains in forming and/or changing the relationships between archaeology, tourism industry, and the locals in the regions of southwest Turkey, which was called Lycia in ancient times.

Sessions in which Eisuke Tanaka participates

Monday 6 June, 2016

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