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Tag Archives: Japan

Happy World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated each year on 16 October to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

HAPPY WORLD TOURISM DAY

September 27th is World Tourism Day, a day to foster awareness and appreciation of tourism’s social, cultural, political and economic value. This year’s theme is Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all. Tourism is a major source of employment because of its labor-intensive nature and its significant multiplier effect on employment in related sectors. It is estimated […]

Donald C. Wood on Ogata-mura, Japan

As should any item or idea in which its creator has invested more than fifteen years, this book very strongly reflects my own life course and concerns. Having cut my teeth on the canon of English language anthropological studies of Japanese farming villages as an undergraduate student, but then having trouble reconciling what I experienced […]