TOPICS|International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) The mission of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), as an inter-university research institute funded by the government, is to promote and support the study of Japanese culture and history through international collaboration and cooperation and to support the work of scholars in Japanese studies in other countries. http://topics.nichibun.ac.jp/en/ en The 316th Nichibunken Forum "Making ‘Japan Tea’: The Transpacific Journey of Green Tea" ::2017.12.12 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2017/12/12/index.html The 316th Nichibunken Forum "Making ‘Japan Tea’: The Transpacific Journey of Green Tea" Open Event Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 223rd Nichibunken Evening Seminar "The Making of Patriotism in Early Meiji Japan" ::2017.12.07 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/evening_seminar/cal/2017/12/07/s001/index.html The 223rd Nichibunken Evening Seminar "The Making of Patriotism in Early Meiji Japan" For Researchers Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published “Nihon kenkyū” No.56 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/nike/2017-10-20/pub Newly Published “Nihon kenkyū” No.56 Publications Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 New Maps Added in the Rare Books Database (Blaeu, Homann, Clouet, Rossi, Thomson, Bonne) http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/kicho.html New Maps Added in the Rare Books Database (Blaeu, Homann, Clouet, Rossi, Thomson, Bonne) Databases Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 242nd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "The Textualization of Non-verbal Information in Chinese: The Possibilities of the Presentation Format as Rediscovered in Japanese Manga." ::2017.11.22 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2017/11/22/s001/index.html The 242nd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "The Textualization of Non-verbal Information in Chinese: The Possibilities of the Presentation Format as Rediscovered in Japanese Manga." For Researchers Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published Team Research Reports No.128 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/kyke/2017-09-30-2/pub Newly Published Team Research Reports No.128 Publications Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 222nd Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Betsugyō 別業, Bessō 別荘 and Sansō 山荘 in Medieval and Premodern Kyoto -From an Architectural Point of View" ::2017.11.02 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/evening_seminar/cal/2017/11/02/index.html The 222nd Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Betsugyō 別業, Bessō 別荘 and Sansō 山荘 in Medieval and Premodern Kyoto -From an Architectural Point of View" For Researchers Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 315th Nichibunken Forum "The "Genius Loci" of Katsura Imperial Villa: Ancient Myths and Culture in an Early Modern Japanese Garden" ::2017.11.14 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2017/11/14/index.html The 315th Nichibunken Forum "The "Genius Loci" of Katsura Imperial Villa: Ancient Myths and Culture in an Early Modern Japanese Garden" Open Event Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 24th Overseas Symposium "Japanese Studies After 3.11" ::2017.11.09-2017.11.12 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/koryushitsu/s004/cal/2017/11/09/s001/index.html The 24th Overseas Symposium "Japanese Studies After 3.11" For Researchers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published Team Research Reports No.127 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/kyke/2017-09-30-1/pub Newly Published Team Research Reports No.127 Publications Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 New Maps Available Online in the Rare Books Database (Münster, Mercator, Keere, Wit, Ortelius, Janssonius, Kaempfer, Scherer, Speed, Fer) http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/kicho.html New Maps Available Online in the Rare Books Database (Münster, Mercator, Keere, Wit, Ortelius, Janssonius, Kaempfer, Scherer, Speed, Fer) Databases Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 51st International Research Symposium "Knowledge and Power in the Japanese Colonial Empire" ::2017.10.13-2017.10.15 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/intr_kenkyu_shukai/cal/2017/10/13/s001/index.html The 51st International Research Symposium "Knowledge and Power in the Japanese Colonial Empire" For Researchers Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published Nichibunken Forum Lectures No.305 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/foru/2017-09-29/pub Newly Published Nichibunken Forum Lectures No.305 Publications Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 241st Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "A Comparative Reading of Nichibunken’s First Thirty Years: On The Emergence of A New Japanology, “Three Scholars in Dialogue On The ‘Nichibunken Problem’”, and When Nichibunken Was Young" ::2017.10.19 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2017/10/19/s001/index.html The 241st Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "A Comparative Reading of Nichibunken’s First Thirty Years: On The Emergence of A New Japanology, “Three Scholars in Dialogue On The ‘Nichibunken Problem’”, and When Nichibunken Was Young" For Researchers Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken Databases (Heian-Period Chronicles) http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/heian-diaries.html Nichibunken Databases (Heian-Period Chronicles) Databases Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 221st Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Meiji Period Kuchi-e(口絵)in The National Library of Australia Collection" ::2017.10.05 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/evening_seminar/cal/2017/10/05/s001/index.html The 221st Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Meiji Period Kuchi-e(口絵)in The National Library of Australia Collection" For Researchers Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 314th Nichibunken Forum "Communication Cultures of Japan and Vietnam: Focusing on the Speech Acts of Meeting, Farewell, Praise and Refusal" ::2017.10.10 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2017/10/10/index.html The 314th Nichibunken Forum "Communication Cultures of Japan and Vietnam: Focusing on the Speech Acts of Meeting, Farewell, Praise and Refusal" Open Event Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly published "International Research Symposium Proceedings" No.50 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/kosh/2017-08-31/pub Newly published "International Research Symposium Proceedings" No.50 Publications Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken Open Day 2017 "Nichibunken's first 30 years" ::2017.10.28 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/kohkai/cal/2017/10/28/index.html Nichibunken Open Day 2017 "Nichibunken's first 30 years" Open Event Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 220th Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Japanese Green Tea as an American Beverage, 1860 to 1940" ::2017.09.07 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/evening_seminar/cal/2017/09/07/s001/index.html The 220th Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Japanese Green Tea as an American Beverage, 1860 to 1940" For Researchers Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published International Research Center for Japanese Studies Prospectus 2017 http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/en/about/prospectus/index.html Newly Published International Research Center for Japanese Studies Prospectus 2017 Publications Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly published "Japan Review" No.30 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/jare/2017-07-24/pub Newly published "Japan Review" No.30 Publications Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 65th Public Lecture ※The application is now closed. Thank you for many applications. 【Apology】Partial change of The 65th Public Lecture ::2017.09.26 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/kohenkai/s003/cal/2017/09/26/index.html The 65th Public Lecture ※The application is now closed. Thank you for many applications. 【Apology】Partial change of The 65th Public Lecture Open Event Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 313th Nichibunken Forum "Cultural Exchanges 1200 years ago: Japanese Life and Friendship in the Tang Dynasty" ::2017.09.12 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2017/09/12/index.html The 313th Nichibunken Forum "Cultural Exchanges 1200 years ago: Japanese Life and Friendship in the Tang Dynasty" Open Event Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken Databases (Overseas Japanese Newspapers (For Onsite Use Only)) http://topics.nichibun.ac.jp/en/sheet/2017/07/24/s001/index.html Nichibunken Databases (Overseas Japanese Newspapers (For Onsite Use Only)) Databases Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken Databases (Early Modern Illustrated Encyclopedias) http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/kinseiki-eiri.html Nichibunken Databases (Early Modern Illustrated Encyclopedias) Databases Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 240th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Girl as Metaphor for Chocolate: On Morinaga Milk Chocolate Advertisements in the 1930’s" ::2017.09.21 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2017/09/21/s001/index.html The 240th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Girl as Metaphor for Chocolate: On Morinaga Milk Chocolate Advertisements in the 1930’s" For Researchers Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken Databases (Paintings of Strange Phenomena and yōkai (Ghosts, Monsters, Spirits)) http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/yokaigazou.html Nichibunken Databases (Paintings of Strange Phenomena and yōkai (Ghosts, Monsters, Spirits)) Databases Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Submission Guidelines for "Nihon kenkyū" No.58 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/announce/nike/index.html Submission Guidelines for "Nihon kenkyū" No.58 Call for Papers Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken International Symposium "350 Years of Images and Words in Illustrated Books: A Symposium to Mark the Publication of the Online Database of Edo Illustrated Encyclopedias" ::2017.07.24-2017.07.25 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/symposium/s001/cal/2017/07/24/s001/index.html Nichibunken International Symposium "350 Years of Images and Words in Illustrated Books: A Symposium to Mark the Publication of the Online Database of Edo Illustrated Encyclopedias" For Researchers Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0900