Abstract no. 473

This is an anthropological study of tourism development and management on Nagashima Island, Okayama.  There are two national sanatoriums for leprosy in Nagashima, one of which was the first in Japan and was built in 1930. Today, about 300 recoverers live on the...

Abstract no. 242

Harpoon nehereus, known in the vernacular as Bombil and famous in Mumbai cuisine as Bombay duck is a species of lizard fish. It is a major catch for artisanal fishers in the Mumbai region of Western India. Eaten fresh and in a dried form, it is a major livelihood...

Abstract no. 125

This paper continues some of the earlier discussions of the human relationships with the sea and the connection sea creatures have for human cultures. Applying the influential approach of “following the thing” to the North Adriatic, we focus on two fish species that...

Abstract no. 123

Introductory paper is of threefold nature. First, it will present a general reflection on the coastal areas across the globe that are becoming a place of rapid transformations due to climate change and emergence of the new development priorities through an emphasis on...

Abstract no. 17

This paper is based on an ongoing international research project on the transformation of coastal areas and related impact on the wellbeing of fishing communities. It draws on a specific UK case study – the coastal town of Great Yarmouth, in the East of England – and...