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

2016

The Americas

MIT Department of Architecture, MIT Japan Design Workshop (JDW)
BEYOND 2020_nx - Designing Resilient Urban Nexus for the Next Generation

The Americas

Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center, University of Montana
Promotion of Research, Publication, and Translation of Studies on 19th-Century Japan, with a particular focus on Christianity in Meiji Era Japan

The Americas

Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University
Completion of an Anthology in English of Early Edo-Period Japanese Literature 1600-1750: Year 2

Europe

Sophie Richard. Inc, UK
Research for publishing the book “The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums” (FY2016)

Europe

Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, UK
a series of international meetings on the role of media in the creation of historical opinions in East Asia (FY2016)

Europe

School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK
Research for publishing: Islands for Life: Artistic responses to remote social polarization and population decline in post-growth Japan (FY2016)

Europe

Glasgow Life, UK
Research Project: ”Scottish-Japanese Cultural and Education/ Technical Exchange: 1858-1901” (FY2016)

Europe

Mori Ogai Gedenkstätte, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Exchibition and lecture: Childhood in Meiji Japan: Cross-Disciplinary and -Regional Perspectives (FY2016)

Europe

Université Paris Diderot, France
Research project: Analysis of the errors in Japanese made by French students (FY2016)

Europe

INALCO (National Institute of Oriental Language and Civilizations in France), France
International research symposium in Paris - Revisiting the Tale of Genji : translation, commentary, rewriting (March, 2016)

Europe

University of Strasbourg, France
International symposium: “Aspects of Modern Culture in Japan-Tradition, Hybridization, Innovation’ (December, 2016)

Europe

Department of Japanology and Sinology of Jagiellonian University, Poland
Reminiscences and Dreams: Reading Meiji and Taishō Short-Stories (Publication of the handbook in Polish) (FY2016)

Europe

Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
Reconstruction of the Holdings of the former Japan Institute Berlin (1926-1945) (FY2016)

Europe

Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, Austria
Lecture series by Professor Oda on Japanese law in collaboration with University College of London (FY2016)

Europe

Hortus Botanicus Leiden, Leiden University, Netherlands
Exhibition and lecture in Japan Year: Von Siebold and the plants from Japan (FY2016)

Europe

Paulo Ramos, the Portugal-Japan Friendship Association, Portugal 
Translation project to publish a text book: Pearl Harbour, Lisboa, Tóquio — Morishima Morito (FY2016)
The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
Promotion of the international cooperation using the Siebold’s collection network by the researchers of the next generation
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