Nanako Nakamura

 

Host Institute

 

Wageningen University

Nanak Nakamura photo Topic The politics of care and defining the good life: elderly women’s community food economies in rural Japan.
 

Supervisors

 

Chizu Sato, Bettina Bock

Secondment 1 Western Sydney University
 

Mentor

 

Kathy Gibson

Secondment 2 Freie Universität Berlin
 

Mentor

 

Gülay Caglar

Fieldwork

 

Japan
 

Nanako Nakamura holds master’s degrees in human sciences from Waseda University and forest sciences from the University of Freiburg. She has been in the banking industry and forest industry between her two master’s programs. Though she enjoyed interacting with various social players and being involved in society through her works, she is also motivated to explore her lifelong interest in sustainable resource management especially regarding local practices and the decision-making mechanism.