Research and Related Activities

TIFO supports research on themes related to Japan, and supports projects to purchase Japanese books for research; to build network supporting Japan studies; and to promote education on Japan and Japanese language.
  • Europe
  • Europe, Middle East And Africa
  • Asia
  • Asia and Oceania

2005

The America

University of Pittsburgh (USA)
Publication of books related to research on Japan

The America

New York Public Library (USA)
Digitalization of materials related to Japan

The America

Stanford University East Asia Library (USA)
Purchase of -books of Japanese literature

The America

University of Columbia' s C.V. Star East Asian Library (USA)
Purchase of reissues of literary magazines of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa eras

The America

East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University (USA)
Exhibition entitled "Japan in America 1895-1915"

The America

Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, Columbia University (USA)
Establishment of course on traditional Japanese music

The America

Henry L. Stimson Center (USA)
Research project entitled "Japan's New Defense Establishment ? It's Ability, Organization, and Meaning"

Europe

British Association for Japanese Studies (UK)
5th Toshiba International Foundation Award, for the best essay published in the journal Japan Forum in 2005, given to Professor Rebecca Copeland, of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, for "Women Uncovered: Pornography and Power in the Detective Fiction of Kirino Natsuo."

Europe

College de France Institute for Higher Japanese Studies (France)
Creation of catalogue of collection of amulets and talismans

Europe

European Policy Center (Belgium)
Roundtable on "The Influence of Civil Society Activities in the EU and Japan"

Europe

European Association for Japanese Studies
Workshop for doctoral students researching Japan

Europe

General Meeting Organizing Committee of the European Association for Japanese Studies (Austria)
Creation of the program for EAJS' s 11th general meeting

Europe

Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society
The association' s 2nd annual conference, and a virtual seminar held on the association' s website

Asia

Thammasat University (Thailand)
Publication of research: "Research on Mistakes in Usage by Thai Students of the Japanese Language, as Seen from the Standpoint of Differences in Communication Styles Between the Thai and Japanese Cultures"

Asia

The Japanese Cultural Society, Singapore (Singapore)
35th Singapore Japan Culture Festival

Asia

The University of Manila (Philippines)
Donation of information technology for learning Japanese

Asia

Nihongo Center Foundation (Philippines)
Project for training teachers of Japanese

Asia

Japanese-Khmer Friendship Language School (Cambodia)
Project for improving Japanese language education

Asia

Dalian University (People' s Republic of China)
Donation of Japanese books to the university

Asia

University of Delhi (India)
Workshop on Japanese teaching methods

Asia

Jawaharlal Nehru University (India)
Donation of Japanese books
Society for Gender Studies in Japanese (Japan)
Production of videos and DVDs for learning Japanese
Association for the Traditional Performance Arts of Japan (Japan)
Kabuki performance and educational program for foreign students in Japan
The Asian Students' Cultural Association (Japan)
Production of Japanese language learning materials
Toyama International Center (Japan)
Donation of videos and other materials for learning Japanese
The Harvard Krokodiloes, Inc (USA)
Experiencing of Japanese culture, and an a capella concert
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