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Researcher Information

last modified:2020/04/10

Professor NAKAMURA Shinichi


Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Letters, Institute of Human and Social Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Humanities, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
Division of Human and Socio-Environment Studies, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies


Laboratory of Cultural Heritage Studies TEL:076-264-5327 FAX:076-264-5362

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
The University of Tokyo Doctor Graduate School, Division of Humanities 199012 Accomplished credits for doctoral program
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
The University of Tokyo 198003


Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute Division of Heijo Palace Site Studies(1991/01/01-1993/09/30)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Letters(1993/10/01-1996/09/30)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Letters(1996/10/01-)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society


○The Hamada Seiryo Prize for Archaeology and Related Sciences(2005/09/17)
○The Hamada Seiryo Prize for Archaeology and Related Sciences(2005/09/17)
○The Hamada Seiryo Prize for Archaeology and Related Sciences(2005/09/17)


Archaeology、China Neolithic International joint research

Speciality Keywords

Chinese Archaeology,Comparative Archaeology

Research Themes

Chinese Prehistory

Agricultural Archaeology

Comparative Archaeology


  •  Haruya Kagami, Shin'ichi Nakamura Cultural Resource Studies:An Introductory Textbook Center for Cultural Resource Studies, Kanazawa University 2013/03


  •  Case Studies in Large-Scale Archaeological Site Conservation and Management in China:The Liangzhu, Yin Xu, and Han Yangling Sites. Wang Dongdong, Shin’ichi Nakamura HISTÓRIA: Questões & Debates 66 1 113-140 2018/01
  •  Utilization of Structure from Motion for processing CORONA satellite images:Application to mapping and interpretation of archaeological features in Liangzhu Culture N. Watanabe, S.Nakamura, B. Liu, N. Wang Archaeological Research in Asia 11 38-50 2017/09
  •  The originof rice cultivation in the Lower Yangtze Region, China. The Journal of Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 2 2 107-113 2010/06
  •  Le riz, le jade et la ville: Evolution des societes neolithiques du Yangzi. Annales: economies, societes, civilisations. 60 5 1009-1034 2005/09

Conference Presentations

  • Rice Farming and Chinese Civilization: Establishing General Study of Rice-based Civilization. (conference:The Eighth World Archaeological Congress)(2016/08/30)
  • Liangzhu : The formation of urban landscape in the lower Yangtze region(2008/06/03)
  • Expansion to the wetland around 5000 BC in the lower Yangtze region(2008/06/29)


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Survey of Archaeology B(2017)
○Practice of Museology(2017)
○Practice of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2017)
○Practice of Archaeology IB(2017)
○Survey of Archaeology A(2017)
○Practice of Field Archaeology A(2017)
○Seminar in Asian Archaeology A(2017)
○Practice of Archaeology IA(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2017)
○Practice of Field Archaeology B(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies A(2017)
○Asian Archaeology B(2017)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in East Asia B(2017)
○Seminar in Comparative Archaeology A1(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies(2017)
○Studies in Material Culture(2017)
○Comparative Archaeology B2(2017)
○Comparative Archaeology B1(2017)
○Seminar in Comparative Archaeology A2(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis A(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research B(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research A(2017)
○Basic Practice of Field Research(2016)
○Comparative Prehistory(2016)
○Common English 1(2016)
○Practice of Museology(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Study in comparative archaeology II1(2017)
○Comparative Prehistory II(2017)
○Seminar on Comparative Prehistory I(2017)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II2(2017)
○Comparative Prehistory(2017)
○Seminar on Comparative Prehistory(2017)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II1(2017)
○Seminar on Comparative Prehistory II(2017)
○Comparative Prehistory(2017)
○Seminar in Comparative Prehistory(2017)
○Comparative Prehistory I(2017)
○Study in comparative archaeology II2(2017)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages I2(2016)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages I1(2016)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II1(2016)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II2(2016)
○Special Lecture on Study of Civilizations(2016)
○Study in comparative archaeology I2(2016)
○Study in comparative archaeology I1(2016)
○Seminar in Civilization Studies 2(2016)
○Seminar in Civilization Studies 1(2016)
○Seminar in archaeology of regional cultures I(2016)
○Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II2(2016)
○Tangible Cultural Resource Studies II1(2016)
○Study in comparative archaeology I(2016)
○Special Lecture on Study of Civilizations 1(2016)
○Special Lecture on Study of Civilizations 2(2016)
○Seminar on Comparative Prehistory I(2016)
○Seminar on Comparative Prehistory II(2016)
○Comparative Prehistory II(2016)
○Comparative Prehistory I(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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