Symposia and Seminars

TIFO supports symposia, seminars, lectures, etc., that promote international understanding of Japan.
  • Europe
  • Europe, Middle East And Africa
  • Asia
  • Asia and Oceania

The projects shown on this page are those that were awarded grants at the start of the fiscal year. Their schedules and completion will be affected by circumstances, particularly the impact of the coronavirus, and some may be modified or rescheduled.

2020

The Americas

North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources
“Summit to Build an International Infrastructure for Digitized Japan-Related Materials”

The Americas

Portland State University Center for Japanese Studies
Symposium on “Re-discovering the Work of Mishima Yukio, Fifty-years Out”

The Americas

Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research, University of Alberta
Symposium on “Strange Transformations: The Supernatural and Early Modern Japan”

Europe

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, UK
International Travelling Forum in Scandinavia in Preparation of the Exhibition “Nara to Norwich: art and belief at the Extremities of the Silk Roads” in 2021

Europe

Victoria and Albert Museum, UK
Friday Forum: The Fashion for Kimono

Europe

European Center for Japanese Studies in Alsace (CEEJA), France
International conference on “Rethinking Innovation: From the Early Modern Period to a Technology-oriented Japan Project: From Craftsmen to Engineer, Part III”

Europe

EHESS / Fondation France-Japon (FFJ), France
Tokyo 2020: Creating the urban legacy of the Games

Europe

The Department of Japanese Studies, University of Strasbourg, France
International Symposium on Japanese Studies “Transmission of Knowledge on/in Japan”

Europe

European Japan Advanced Research Network (EJARN), hosted by Free University of Berlin
International conference on “EU-Japan Relations: Beyond the Strategic Partnership Agreement”

Europe

European Network of Japanese Philosophy e.V. (ENOJP) hosted by Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
“The 6th Annual Conference of the European Network of Japanese Philosophy”

Europe

European Association of Japanese Resource Specialsts(EAJRS) hosted by the Russian Academy of Sciences
The 31st EAJRS Conference: “Materiality and Virtuality in Japanese Studies Resources”

Europe

Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies (IAOS), University of Zurich, Switzerland
International conference on “Deviance and Norms in Times of Change in Japan” 

Asia

Institute for Japanese Studies, Seoul National University
Japanese Studies in the Era of Post Regional Studies:
1st Year: Japanese Subculture and its Socio-Cultural Issues- Reflecting upon the Twenty Years of Cool Japan

Asia

Global Institute for Japanese Studies, in Korea University
The 8th International Conference by East-Asia and Contemporary Japanese-Language Literature Forum and Border Crossings:Publishing a Special Issue of The Journal of Japanese-Language Literature Studies

Asia

East Asian Consortium of Japanese Studies
5th International Conference of East Asian Consortium of Japanese Studies

Asia

Institute of Japanese Studies, Nankai University
Recognition of the latent strength of Japan and the possibility of cooperation between Japan and China— A Forum for training top-class young researchers

Asia

The Center for Japanese Studies, Fudan University
The Second Sino-Japanese Forum for Junior Scholars

Asia

Center for Japanese Studies, National Taiwan University
The Academic Forum on establishment of the foundation for “International Japanese Studies”

Asia

Institute for Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia (LPEM FEB UI)
Indonesia-Japan Policy Research Forum: “Technology Innovation of Asia; Infrastructures Development for Inclusive Growth”

Asia

Old Japan Students' Association, Kingdom of Thailand (OJSAT)
OJSAT Japanese Language Education Seminar

Asia

The Genron NPO
Japan-US-China-ROK Joint Opinion Poll and Track II Dialogue for Peace in Northeast Asia

Asia

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)
International Conference on “Japan’s ODA to India”

Asia

Non-profit Organization Center for China-Japan Exchange Studies
5th Japanese teacher forum in China

Asia

Japan-Myanmar Economy & Investment Center
Symposium on Alternative Energy Development in Myanmar

Asia

Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)
Vietnam-Japan Policy Research Forum―Enhancing Viet Nam–Japan cooperation for the sustainable energy future in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Asia

Japanese Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila University
7th Biennial International Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Southeast Asia

Asia

Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (SIRIS), The University of Sydney
International Symposium on Programming Japanese Affinity for Robots

Asia

College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University
Safely integrating AI into society: Comparing Australia and Japan
Japan-China Relation Academy of Japan
A youth symposium of winners in the Japan-China student essay contest
Executive Committee of Yamaguchi International & Regional Culture Forum
Sustainable Regional Creation and Development – Protecting Nature and Body with Fashion
Ama Town Tourism Association
World WAKA project GOTOBA
Japan-China Youth Association
3rd Japan-China Youth Forum
Society For Future Japanese Education
Symposium on “What should CEFR A2 level Japanese textbooks be”
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