Collaborations and Academic Services on UC Berkeley Campus include the following:
Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) & Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)
As a member of the Executive Committee of CJS, Junko Habu has organized a number of workshops and conferences with CJS and its umbrella Organization IEAS. CJS/IEAS conferences on Jomon archaeology organized by Junko include the following:
- Climate Change and Subsistence in Prehistoric Japan (2008)
- Prehistoric Jomon of Japan and Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways (2008, in collaboration with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences)
- The Ancient Jomon and the Pacific Rim (2010)
Junko also organized conferences and talks that focused on the consequences of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and the following Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident:
- Instability, Crisis in Japanese Politics and New Social Movements, by Eiji Oguma, http://ieas.berkeley.edu/cjs/berkeley_japan_prize_sakamoto.html
- International Symposium on Long-term Sustainability (2014)
Long-term Sustainability through Place-based, Small-scale Economies (2014, in collaboration with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences)
- Eco-Activism in Japan and the U.S. Post-Fukushima, with Ryuichi Sakamoto (2013): http://ieas.berkeley.edu/cjs/berkeley_japan_prize_sakamoto.html
- Towards Long-term Sustainability: In Response to the 3/11 Earthquake and the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster (2012)
Archaeological Research Facility (ARF)
As a member of the Archaeological Research Facility, Junko regularly presents results of her recent research at ARF bag lunch talks (Ask Nico about the link to the most recent bag lunch talk). As the chair of the ARF Publication Committee, she is in charge of the ARF publication series.
Berkeley Food Institute (BFI)
Junko’s research interests in past and present foodways and long-term climate change led her to become a member of the Berkeley Food Institute. Collaborating Researchers in BFI include Miguel Altieri (Environmental Science, Policy and Management [ESPM]), Celine Pallud (ESPM), and Mio Katayama Owens (College of Natural Resources).