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Okinawa Churashima RESEARCH CENTER

Research on maritime culture

The foundation conducts research study on maritime culture of the Asia-Pacific region.

Research study on traditional boats of the Asia-Pacific region

Picture of the Tatara canoe

The foundation conducts research on traditional boats of the Asia-Pacific region such as the Double canoe of Tahiti, the Tatara canoe of Taiwan, and the Hawaiian canoe of Ogasawara, and relevant matters such as their construction material and customs.

Research study on management of maritime culture exhibition facility

Picture of source material regarding maritime culture

For the purpose of establishing advanced usage and management methods of maritime culture exhibition facilities, the foundation conducts research regarding displaying methods for source materials of maritime culture at domestic and foreign facilities and storage methods for collected items in cooperation with researchers and intellectuals who are experts on maritime culture.

Research study report

2014
Oceanic Culture Museum 1st Anniversary Seminar
2008
Field research on the Tatara canoe of Taiwan
2008
Field research on the Double canoe of Tahiti
2007
Symposium regarding maritime culture “The Roots of Okinawa’s Fishermen Culture”

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