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

2007

The America

University of Pittsburgh(USA)
Research by members of the Japanese Studies faculty

The America

Indiana University(USA)
Workshops on "Monsters and the Monstrous" in Japanese history and culture

The America

Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, Columbia University(USA)
3rd annual Gagaku (old Japanese court music) concert and related workshop

The America

Cornell University(USA)
Establishment of the on-line Japanese Performing Arts Resource Center
Cornell University(USA)

The America

University of Massachusetts Amherst(USA)
Performance of Ningyo Jyoruri (puppet theater) and workshop

The America

University of Montreal East Asia Study Center(Canada)
Purchase of books for research on Japan

Europe

The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) (UK)
Presentation of the 7th Toshiba International Foundation Award, and support for research

Europe

University of Sheffield (UK)
Research project entitled "Negotiating the ’Boundaries’ of the Postwar Japanese State"

Europe

Cardiff University(UK)
Installation of a new Japanese language laboratory

Europe

Berlin Humboldt University(Germany)
Publication of "Japonica Humboldtiana" (Japanese research journal)

Europe

University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Intensive course on "Language Management in a Japanese-Language Context"

Europe

Leiden University(the Netherlands)
Establishment of the on-line European Manga & Anime Research Centre

Europe

University of Milan (Italy)
Roundtable discussion on Japan's economic diplomacy in Asia

Europe

The in-kind giving of Toshiba products to institutios
Victoria & Albert Museum (UK), The British Museum (UK), Mori Ogai Memorial Hall (Germany), Humboldt University
The in-kind giving of Toshiba products to institutios
Victoria & Albert Museum (UK), The British Museum (UK), Mori Ogai Memorial Hall (Germany), Humboldt University

Asia

University of Indonesia, Faculty of Humanities (Indonesia)
Writing and publishing of books related to Japan

Asia

Thammasat University (Thailand)
Research project entitled "Studies on the Japanese Language Curricula of the Six National Universities in Bangkok"

Asia

The Japanese Cultural Society, Singapore (Singapore)
37th Singapore Japanese Culture Festival

Asia

The University of Manila (Philippines)
Donation of information technology and facilities for teaching Japanese

Asia

The Japanese Khmer Friendship Language School (Cambodia)
Project for improving the Japanese language education of Japanese teachers
The Japanese Khmer Friendship Language School (Cambodia)

Asia

University of Delhi, Department of East Asian Studies (India)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

Jawaharlal Nehru University (India)
Donation of Japanese books, and holding of seminar and workshop on Japan

Asia

University of Social Sciences and Humanities, USSH (Vietnam)
Editing and publication of books related to Oriental cultures (Oriental Cultures Publications)

Asia

Dalian University(China)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

Tashkent State Institute of Oriental studies(Uzbekistan)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

Bukhara State University(Uzbekistan)
Donation of Japanese books
Tashkent State Institute of Oriental studies(Uzbekistan)

Asia

Kyushu University Business School(Japan)
International workshop on Japanese and Chinese business

Asia

Kyushu University(Japan)
Training program on contemporary culture and technology for faculty members of the National University of East Timor
The Society for Gender Studies in Japanese(Japan)
Production of videos and DVDs for teaching Japanese to exchange students and other foreigners
Association for the Traditional Performing Arts of Japan
Invitation to exchange students, mainly from Southeast Asia, to a Kabuki performance
The Harvard Krokodiloes (USA)
Performances in Japan by this a capella choir of Harvard students
The Harvard Krokodiloes (USA)
Performances in Japan by this a capella choir of Harvard students
Toyama International Center (Japan)
Project for training and supporting Japanese volunteers to provide non-Japanese speakers with help in their daily lives
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