Hello everyone! Spring is here, and I decided to have a little fun, with a brief tag video! This is a way to better get in touch with you, and to talk about something else for a change (just a little bit!)Continue reading
I keep opening my posts with an apology: I am so sorry I didn’t write for so long! That’s true, I have been so busy with my bookstore and other side projects that I lost track of the last time I actually set down to write… so, again, so sorry! Today, I am back with a brief sum-up of the Paris Book Fair, “Livre Paris”, who took place from March 16th to 19th (today). I couldn’t resist, so I went to take a look!Continue reading
Hi, today I’m back with a new video about religions (dah…), Japanese religions and the very charming way in which space is conceived and organized; in particular, I will chat about the dynamic between ta (the rice field), sato (the village) and yama (the mountain), domain of the supernatural powers!Continue reading
Well, winter is here! Snow already came in Turin, and the weather is quite cold, so I thought it was the perfect time to talk a little bit about onsen, and the amazing time I had there, at Takaragawa onsen in Gunma prefecture.Continue reading
You all know by now how much I love books. They are some kind of fetish to me, I need to buy them, smell then and consume them. A few months ago I talked about the #5 books that made me fall in love with Japan, and they all were narrative and literature books. Today, I want to propose you some non-fiction books to better understand Japanese culture and its more recent developments.Continue reading
Hi everyone, I am back with one new video (for a brand new series) dedicated to anthropology.
This is going to be a challenging experiment for me, because talking about anthropology means to analyze the origin of this discipline, its developments and how it interacts, today, with the rest of human sciences and politics.
However, I am thrilled to give it a try, and today I want to begin with a brief intro, a very first definition, a quick answer to the question “What is anthropology?”Continue reading