Yumiko Nakanishi

Yumiko Nakanishi is a senior archaeologist working at Cultural Properties Protection Division, Osaka Prefectural Board of Education. She obtained MPhill in Archaeology at Cambridge University in 2001 and is currently a PhD candidate, specializing on heritage management and public archaeology, as well as the final phase of Kofun Period in Kinki region of Japan. She has recently been involved in many projects on underwater cultural heritage in Okinawa area. Her publication includes “The Great East Japan Earthquake and cultural heritage: towards an archaeology of disaster” Antiquity vol.87:258-269, “Archaeological Administration and Japanese Archaeology” Japanese Journal of Archaeology 4(2017):171-184.