Kazuyo Minamide, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the Department of English in Kobe College, Japan, where she teaches global studies. She received her Ph.D. from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI) in 2007. She has been conducting ethnographic research on the socialization and education of children in Bangladesh's rural settings since 2000 and following up on their lives to date. Her publications in the Bangladeshi context include Anthropology of 'Child-sphere': Children in a Bangladesh's Rural Society (2014, in Japanese). She has also made several ethnographic films, including Circumcision in Transition (2006, 36min.), and The First Educated Generation: from Childhood to Adolescence (2016, 52 min.). Her work has been acknowledged with several awards, including the Daido Life Foundation Incentive Award for Area Studies in 2020.