Studies on Traditional Agriculture in the Trans-Indian Ocean
Grant-in-Aid for international Scientific Research
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants |
|Research Institution||Kyoto University |
TAKAYA Yoshikazu Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 東南アジア研究センター, 教授 (90027582)
MATTULADA Rector, Universitas Tadulako (Indonesia), 学長
FUKAZAWA Hideo Lecturer, Atomi Gakuen College, 講師 (10183922)
TANAKA Koji Associate Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 東南アジア研究センター, 助教授 (10026619)
FURUKAWA Hisao Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 東南アジア研究センター, 教授 (00026410)
MAEDA Narifumi Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 東南アジア研究センター, 教授 (50027588)
|Project Period (FY)
Completed (Fiscal Year 1989)
|Budget Amount *help
¥3,800,000 (Direct Cost: ¥3,800,000)
Fiscal Year 1989: ¥3,800,000 (Direct Cost: ¥3,800,000)
|Keywords||Maritime World / Diffusion and Dispersal of Agriculture / Trade and Migration in the Indian Ocean / Insular Southeast Asia / Culture Complex|
This project was carried out to summarize the results of our two foregoing projects sponsored by Monbusho. These projects revealed the common cultural elements in traditional agriculture among the various areas such as Insular Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Coastal South India and Madagascar, whose geographical locations are comprised in the Trans-Indian Ocean.
This project consisted of three activities as follows; supplementary research in Sri Lanka and South India, invitation of foreign participants and holding a joint-seminar, and the preparation for publishing our research products.
1. A participant, Tanaka, conducted the supplementary research. He surveyed the evidences indicating the common cultural elements in Sri Lankan rice culture. The buffalo trampling and the wet broadcast seeding etc. were found to be those indicating the common techniques characterizing the Malay type of agriculture. In addition, traditional rice varieties were collected as materials for clarifying the geneolog
ical relationship between Sri Lankan and Malayan rice.
2. Two foreign participants, Mattulada from Indonesia and Jayawardena from Sri Lanka, were invited and the joint-seminar was held on January 19 and 20th. The following reports were read and the future program was discussed. TAKAYA: Environment and the Movement of People in Trans-Indian Ocean. MAEDA: Agricultural Rituals in Madagascar and the Malay World. FURUKAWA: African and Malayan Elements in Traditional Agriculture in the Trans-Indian Ocean. TANAKA: Rice Culture and Cultural Elements Commonly Found in the Trans-Indian Ocean. FUKAZAWA: Village, Agriculture and Pastoralism of the Tsimihety in Madagascar. MATTULADA: The Bajau, Seafarers in the Insular Southeast Asia and Their Subsistence Economy. JAYAWARDENA: The Sri Lankan Malay; Migration, History and Present.
3. The reports read in the joint-seminar are in preparation for publishing and a monograph on coastal lowlands of Insular Southeast Asia, entitled "Coastal Lowlands in Indonesia - Environment, Subsistence Economy and Exploitation" (in Japanese) written by Furukawa is to appear in Autumn in 1990. Less
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