Anthropology. Death Studies. Material Religion.
I study the stuff of death and the death of stuff.
Interdisciplinary study of death, technology, social change
Matters of Death
Ethnography of the transforming material culture of Japanese death rites
Comparative study of new minimalism cultures
仏壇の研究 ・Buddhist Altars
Ethnography of the contemporary Buddhist altar industry
Talks & Publications
Summaries & recordings of recent conference talks and media
Where to find me
Melbourne/ Tokyo/ Oxford