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 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" http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/announce/nike/index.html Submission Guidelines for "Nihon kenkyū" 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 The 219th Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Interwar Japanese Buddhism and Racial Prejudice" ::2017.07.06 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/evening_seminar/cal/2017/07/06/s001/index.html The 219th Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Interwar Japanese Buddhism and Racial Prejudice" For Researchers Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 239th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Spiritual Aspects of Childbirth Practices with a focus on Yokai Images" ::2017.07.20 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2017/07/20/s001/index.html The 239th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Spiritual Aspects of Childbirth Practices with a focus on Yokai Images" For Researchers Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published Nichibunken Forum Lectures No.301 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/foru/2017-06-30/pub Newly Published Nichibunken Forum Lectures No.301 Publications Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 152nd Lecture "Transformations in American Universities: Academic Principles, Teaching Climate, and Japanese Studies" ::2017.07.05 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/lecture/cal/2017/07/05/s001/index.html The 152nd Lecture "Transformations in American Universities: Academic Principles, Teaching Climate, and Japanese Studies" For Researchers Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Visiting Research Scholar (Team Research Organizer) 2019-2020 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/employment/team.html#kokugai Visiting Research Scholar (Team Research Organizer) 2019-2020 Job Opportunities Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Visiting Research Scholar Fellowship 2018-2019 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/employment/team.html#gaikoku Visiting Research Scholar Fellowship 2018-2019 Job Opportunities Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 312th Nichibunken Forum "Meiji Architect Itō Chūta: Travels through the Ottoman Empire" ::2017.07.25 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2017/07/25/index.html The 312th Nichibunken Forum "Meiji Architect Itō Chūta: Travels through the Ottoman Empire" Open Event Wed, 14 Jun 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, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 238th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Aikido and its Ideals (with Demonstration): Lessons from a Life as “Uchi-Deshi” Life" ::2017.06.22 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2017/06/22/s001/index.html The 238th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Aikido and its Ideals (with Demonstration): Lessons from a Life as “Uchi-Deshi” Life" For Researchers Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 11th Nichibunken-IHJ Forum "The Future of Sino-Japanese Relations Seen from Tanigawa Michio’s Research in Chinese History---Cultural Exchange and Intellectual Thoughts" ::2017.07.04 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/kohenkai/s005/cal/2017/07/04/index.html The 11th Nichibunken-IHJ Forum "The Future of Sino-Japanese Relations Seen from Tanigawa Michio’s Research in Chinese History---Cultural Exchange and Intellectual Thoughts" Open Event Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Yōkai Database Creations: A 15th Anniversary Symposium ::2017.07.29 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/symposium/s001/cal/2017/07/29/s001/index.html Yōkai Database Creations: A 15th Anniversary Symposium Open Event Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Submission Guidelines for "Japan Review" http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/announce/jr/index.html Submission Guidelines for "Japan Review" Call for Papers Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published “Japanese Studies around the World 2017” http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/seni/2017-05-30/pub Newly Published “Japanese Studies around the World 2017” Publications Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 +0900