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

2010

The America

Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, Columbia University (USA)
Send instructors to the Gagaku (traditional Japanese court music) course
Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, Columbia University (USA)

The America

University of Pittsburgh(USA)
Support the Japanese research faculty with project on East/West Interaction titled " Frontiers of Contact: Personal Perspectives on Japanese Contact with the West"

The America

Indiana University(USA)
Purchase the research books on postwar and contemporary Japan: popular literature and culture, environmental issues, and social and economic policy

The America

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

Europe

Chatham House(UK)
Research on Japan and workshop

Europe

Leiden University(The Netherlands)
Making a database and online collection of the Balthasar von Siebold

Europe

The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) (UK)
Presentation of the 10th Toshiba International Foundation Award, and support for research

Europe

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

Asia

Liaoning Provincial Teaching Research and Training Center for Basic Education (China)
Edit of Japanese text book and tape for elementary and junior high schools

Asia

International Cultural Forum(China)
Publication of textbook in Japanese for junior high school in China

Asia

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

Asia

Society of Comparative Literature, University of Tokyo(Asia)
Grant for final doctoral colloquium for East Asian Students in Japan

Asia

Thammasat University(Thailand)
Research project titled "Japanese Language Education in Thailand : Focus on Problems at Secondary School Level"

Asia

Yangon University of Foreign Languages(Myanmar)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

Tibet University(China)
Donation of Japanese books

Asia

Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages(Turkmenistan)
Donation of Japanese books
Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages(Turkmenistan)

Asia

National Museum of Vietnamese(Vietnam)
Donation of Toshiba products such as TV, DVD player, and PC

Asia

Vietnam Academy of Social Science, Institute of Archaeology(Vietnam)
Publication of the book titled "Japanese Ceramics in Thang Long Imperial Citadel Site"

Asia

Australia-Japan Research Centre, Australian National University (Australia)
Conference on the changing role of Australia and Japan in East Asian Regionalism
The Asian Students Cultural Association(Japan)
Improving the website.
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
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