Asian Ethnology Podcast

Welcome to Asian Ethnology Podcast

Co-editor Ben Dorman presents a brief history of the journal and discusses the reasons for launching Asian Ethnology Podcast.

Episode Summary

Intro :22

History of journal :34
  • Former editor, Peter Knecht
  • Founding editor Matthias Eder; journal named Folklore Studies
  • Eder moves from China to Japan
  • Support from Indiana University Folklore Institute, name change to Asian Folklore Studies
  • Move to Nanzan University
  • Peter Knecht’s retirement; name change to Asian Ethnology 2:21

Reasons for launching Asian Ethnology Podcast 3:28

Outro 3:46

Music used with kind permission of the performer, shamisen master Koji Yamaguchi.