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

2008

The America

George Washington University(USA)
Purchase of books for research on Japan

The America

Indiana University (USA)
Research and Translation for Early Modern Japanese Literatures

The America

Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, Columbia University (USA)
4th annual Gagaku (old Japanese court music) concert and related workshop

The America

Colorado State University (USA)
The Japanese Theatre Workshop
Colorado State University (USA)
The Japanese Theatre Workshop

The America

The North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (USA)
Protocol establishment for the image of academic books of Japanese studies

The America

Association for Teachers of Japanese (USA)
Establishment of online instructions and training for Japanese language teachers

Europe

The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) (UK)
Presentation of the 8th 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

Japan21 (UK)
Support for activities relating to Japan in UK

Europe

Mori Ogai Memorial Hall (Germany)
Publication of annual Japonica Humboldtiana and Mori Ogai study

Europe

Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) (France)
International symposium of Heian literature study in Paris

Europe

Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)
Publication of "Modern Japan from European point of view"thesis

Europe

Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society(NAJS)(Sweden)
Support for web site maintenance and NAJS conference

Europe

Casa Asia (Spain)
Purchase of books for research on Japan

Europe

The in-kind giving of Toshiba products to institutions
Warsaw University, Clark Center, etc

Asia

Regional culture study group, Tokyo University (Japan)
Publication of Pan-Asianism: -A Documentary History, 1860-2006

Asia

International Corporation NGO IV-Japan (Laos)
Diffusion program for Japanese and Japanese culture in Laos

Asia

The Educational for Development Fund (Laos)
Japanese Abacus Promotion Project in Laos

Asia

Japanese study center, University of Indonesia (Indonesia)
The in-kind giving of Toshiba products to institutions for the database of ancillary library

Asia

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

Asia

The Japanese Cultural Society, Singapore (Singapore)
38th Singapore Japan Culture Festival

Asia

Nihongo Center Foundation (Philippines)
Training of Japanese language teachers

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 on Japan

Asia

Kyushu-China business study group (Japan)
Cross-cultural workshop for Chinese and Asian researchers and business person

Asia

Basic education research and training center, Liaoning province (China)
Edit Japanese text book and tape for elementary and junior high schools

Asia

Tibet University (Tibet)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

Todai Comparative Literature Association (Japan)
Colloquium project for final doctor thesis

Asia

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

Asia

Bukhara State University (Uzbekistan)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

International Culture Forum(Dalian Education Academy) (Japan)
Edit and producing for Japanese textbooks as a second language for junior high schools

Asia

Australia-Japan Research Centre (Australia)
Conference of reform and future directions in competition policy in Australia, Japan and China
Australia-Japan Research Centre (Australia)
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 (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
Toyama International Center (Japan)
Project for training and supporting Japanese volunteers
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