Symposia and Seminars

TIFO supports symposia, seminars, lectures, etc., that promote international understanding of Japan.

FY2020 Grant Example

A Cultural Conference and Launch of an English Website
Oki Islands Tourism Association, Japan

A Cultural Conference and Launch of an English Website

The Emperor Gotoba was exiled to the Oki Islands in the Sea of Japan, part of today’s Shimane prefecture, in 1221. The Emperor Gotoba Celebration Committee organized a cultural conference to showcase the enduring appeal of the islands, and launched a website that featured videos and content in English covering local history related to the emperor and his heritage.

Indonesia-Japan Policy Research Forum for Asia
University of Indonesia LPEM FEB UI, Indonesia

Indonesia-Japan Policy Research Forum for Asia

An on-line workshop held in cooperation with the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Public Policy and the Asian Development Bank Institute focused on the importance of quality infrastructure with a particular emphasis on resilience, inclusiveness and sustainability. Senior policy makers from Indonesia and other Asian countries joined experts from multilateral institutions, the private sector and academia to discuss policies for quality infrastructure development, including Japan’s experience, beyond the pandemic. (Held on Feb. 18 and 19, 2021.)

FY 2022 Grant Activities (Plan)

  • Europe
  • Europe, Middle East And Africa
  • Asia
  • Asia and Oceania

The Americas

The North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
Beyond COVID Workshop: Preparing Next Generation Librarians for the Future of Japanese Studies

Europe

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Art and Cultures, UK
International Travelling Workshop to Scandinavia in Preparation of the Exhibition and Symposium “‘Nara to Norwich: art and belief at the Extremities of the Silk”

Europe

Bournemouth University, UK
Seminar “Digitisation and transmission of Japanese culture and lifestyle”

Europe

Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford, UK
Conference “Defining Culture in Post-war Japan: Views from Alternative Standpoints”

Europe

Royal Collection Trust, UK
Conference “Japan and Britain: Courtly and Artistic Exchange”

Europe

Centre Européen d'Etudes Japonaises d'Alsace (CEEJA), France
Symposium “Regional studies and Japan: attractiveness of Japanese local territories” Project: Rethinking regions Part I

Europe

The European Japan Advanced Research Network (EJARN) hosted by University of Pavia
Conference “EU-Japan Relations: Beyond the Strategic Partnership Agreement”

Europe

European Japan Experts Association (EJEA)
Conference “Innovation and Action for Managing Urgent Future Local and Global Issues and Domains in Japan and Europe”

Europe

The Mori Ōgai Memorial Center of Berlin Humboldt University, Germany
Symposium “Mori Ōgai and the Diversity of Knowledge”

Europe

European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS) hosted by Macau Scientific and Cultural Centre, Portugal
32th EAJRS annual conference “Materiality and Virtuality in Japanese Studies Resources”

Europe

Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies (IAOS), University of Zurich, Switzerland
Conference “Deviance and Norms in Times of Change in Japan”

Europe

Egypt International Association of Japanese Studies (EGAJS), Egypt
1st International Symposium of EGAJS, “The Relationship between the Middle East & Japan”

Asia

Institute for Japanese Studies, Seoul National University
Japanese Studies in the “Post” Era:3rd Year: Rethinking Japanese Society and Young Generations in the 21st Century

Asia

Global Institute for Japanese Studies in Korea University
The 8th International Conference by East-Asia and Contemporary Japanese-Language Literature Forum and Border Crossings:Publishing a Special Issue of The Journal of Japanese-Language Literature Studies

Asia

Center for Japanese Studies, National Taiwan University
International Symposium on "Diversity and Commonality in International Japanese Studies - Toward the Era of Big Data"

Asia

Central Institute for Economic Management
Promoting Japan-Viet Nam cooperation for green growth after the pandemic

Asia

Institute for Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia
Indonesia-Japan Policy Research Forum: “Impact Investing for a Transition towards Zero-Carbon Society in Asia

Asia

Old Japan Students' Association, Kingdom of Thailand
OJSAT Japanese Language Education Seminar

Asia

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations
70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between India and Japan: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

Asia

Non-profit Organization Center for China-Japan Exchange Studies
7th Japanese teacher forum in China

Asia

The Genron NPO
Asia Peace Conference and Joint Opinion Poll Project

Asia

East Asian Consortium of Japanese Studies
2022 East Asian Consortium of Japanese Studies

Asia

Institute of Japanese Studies, Nankai University, China
Recognition of the latent strength of Japan and the possibility of cooperation between Japan and China- A Forums for training top-class young person researchers (3) About the Japanese economy and Japan-China economic cooperation during the Reiwa era

Asia

The Center for Japanese Studies, Fudan University, China
The Third Sino-Japanese Forum for Junior Scholars
International Japanese Studies for a New Era: Theories and Methods

Asia

The Korean Association of Japanology
The 11th International Conference of Korean Institute for Japanese Studies, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Korea Association of Japanology, and celebration ceremony

Asia

Faculty of Economics and Business Management, National University of Laos
Lao-Japan Policy Research Forum: “Towards the Lao model of inclusive, resilient and sustainable development”
Japan-China Relation Academy of Japan
A youth symposium assembling winners in the Japan-China student essay contest
Japan-China Youth Association
The 5th Japan-China Youth Forum
Shimane International Exchange Committee
International comparative research and international exchange projects on the theme of Izumo mythology
Association of Conservation of Cultural Heritage in East Asia
International Symposium of Cultural Conservation of East Asia in Sapporo
The Pennsylvania State University
International Symposium on “Reimagining Kyoto: A city of modernity and diversity”
German Institute for Japanese Studies
Symposium on “Art in the Countryside: Art and Regional Revitalization through Case Studies from Japan”
University of Tübingen
Symposium on “the Contemporary Significance of the Philosophy of Miki Kiyoshi: Myth, History and Technology”
Uddog O Uddokta Japan Association
Annual Conference 2022: 50 Years of Japan-Bangladesh relationship and opportunities for future collaboration.
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