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

2015

The Americas

MIT Department of Architecture, The MIT Japan Design Workshop
BEYOND 2020_nx - Designing Resilient Urban Nexuses for the Next Generation

The Americas

North American Coordination Council on Japanese Library Resources
Expanding Access to Japanese Collections Worldwide: Networking, Workshops, and Online Guids to Japanese Collections in Europe and North America

The Americas

Dept. of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia
The Digital One Hundred Poets: Edo Popular Literary Literacy and Digital Humanities (Phase Two)

Europe

National Institute of Japanese Studies, The University of Sheffield(NIJS), UK
Discourse on the Environment and Climate Change in Japan and China (November, 2015)

Europe

Glasgow Life, UK
Research project, “Scottish-Japanese Cultural and Education/ Technical Exchange: 1858-1901” (Fiscal 2015)

Europe

INALCO (National Institute of Oriental Language and Civilizations in France) 
Research Project, ‘Analysis of the errors in Japanese made by French students’ (FY2015)

Europe

Centre European d’Études Japonaises d’Alsace (CEEJA), France
International conference ’A genealogy of "Fantasy" in Japanese popular culture’

Europe

Mori Ogai Gedenkstätte, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Production of Digital Ogai Portal(Fiscal 2015)

Europe

Heidelberg university, Cluster of Excellence, Germany
Research project “Modern Japanese History in a Global Context: Meiji Restoration” (Fiscal 2015)

Europe

Japan Museum Siebold House, The Netherland
Siebold symposium: New aspects of Siebold Research – Collaboration of Science and culture (October, 2015)

Europe

Victoria & Albert Museum(V&A), UK
Conservation project of a lacquer palanquin containing a life-size seated female figure (Fiscal 2015)

Europe

Frankfurt University, Germany
Research project, ‘Dissecting early modern Japan, Kaiho Seiryo as a key to the context of his times’ (Fiscal2015)

Europe

Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
Reconstruction of the holdings of the former Japan Institute Berlin(1926-1945), (Fiscal 2015)

Europe

Section for East Asian Art, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Workshop on the Roles and Reception of the Japanese Katagami in the West (August 2015 to January 2016)

Europe

European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists(EAJRS)
EARJS conservation assessment survey of Japanese special collections (Fiscal 2015)

Europe

Bodleian Japanese Library, University of Oxford, UK
Conserving project of an early Qing dynasty Chinese scroll using Japanese materials and techniques (Fiscal 2015)

Europe

Faculty of Law, University of Vienna
Lecture series on Japanese law in collaboration with University of London (Fiscal 2015)
The Organizing Committee of the World Congress of ICCEES in Makuhari, Japan
Japan in the Context of the World Literature –Literary Education in the post-Soviet countries
Japanese Association of Science & Technology Journalists
Inviting science journalists on short visits to japan to facilitate international understanding of Japan’s science and technology (June 11 to 13, 2015)
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