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 318th Nichibunken Forum "The Eternal Resonance of the Hometown: Chinese Characteristics in Ōbaku Shōmyō" ::2018.02.13 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2018/02/13/index.html The 318th Nichibunken Forum "The Eternal Resonance of the Hometown: Chinese Characteristics in Ōbaku Shōmyō" Open Event Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0900 The 224th Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Constructing Chinese Citizens: Textbooks and the Nation, with a Note on Japanese Influences (1902-1937)" ::2018.02.08 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/evening_seminar/cal/2018/02/08/s001/index.html The 224th Nichibunken Evening Seminar "Constructing Chinese Citizens: Textbooks and the Nation, with a Note on Japanese Influences (1902-1937)" For Researchers Thu, 28 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published "NICHIBUNKEN NEWSLETTER" No.96 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/news/2017-12-00/pub Newly Published "NICHIBUNKEN NEWSLETTER" No.96 Publications Thu, 28 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 244th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "The Ishū retsuzō Portraits of Ainu Chiefs as Media" ::2018.01.25 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2018/01/25/s001/index.html The 244th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "The Ishū retsuzō Portraits of Ainu Chiefs as Media" For Researchers Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 155th Lecture "The Rise and Fall of Modern Japanese Literature" ::2018.01.31 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/lecture/cal/2018/01/31/s001/index.html The 155th Lecture "The Rise and Fall of Modern Japanese Literature" For Researchers Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The name of the “Rare Books Database” has been changed to “Rare Books and Maps on Japan in European Languages Database” http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/kicho.html The name of the “Rare Books Database” has been changed to “Rare Books and Maps on Japan in European Languages Database” Databases Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 New Maps Added in the Rare Books and Maps on Japan in European Languages (Ortelius, Magini) http://db.nichibun.ac.jp/en/category/kicho.html New Maps Added in the Rare Books and Maps on Japan in European Languages (Ortelius, Magini) Databases Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 13th Nichibunken-IHJ Forum "The Fate of Hikaru Genji and the “Two Fathers”— The Tale of Genji Seen Through the Life of Buddha" ::2018.01.30 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/kohenkai/s005/cal/2018/01/30/index.html The 13th Nichibunken-IHJ Forum "The Fate of Hikaru Genji and the “Two Fathers”— The Tale of Genji Seen Through the Life of Buddha" Open Event Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 317th Nichibunken Forum "Hugging Kannon: Visiting the 33 sites of Saigoku Pilgrimage" ::2018.01.09 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/cal/2018/01/09/index.html The 317th Nichibunken Forum "Hugging Kannon: Visiting the 33 sites of Saigoku Pilgrimage" Open Event Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Nichibunken Databases (Overseas Japanese Newspapers (Onsite Use Only)) http://topics.nichibun.ac.jp/en/sheet/2017/12/08/s003/index.html Nichibunken Databases (Overseas Japanese Newspapers (Onsite Use Only)) Databases Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly published "Japan Review" No.31 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/jare/2017-11-00/pub Newly published "Japan Review" No.31 Publications Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly published International Research Symposium Proceedings No.48 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/kosh/2017-11-24/pub Newly published International Research Symposium Proceedings No.48 Publications Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published Team Research Reports No.130 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/kyke/2017-10-31/pub Newly Published Team Research Reports No.130 Publications Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 243rd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Design Trends" ::2017.12.21 http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/events/archives/mokusemi/cal/2017/12/21/s001/index.html The 243rd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar "Design Trends" For Researchers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 The 12nd Nichibunken-IHJ Forum "Ornamental Diplomacy: Emperor Meiji and the Monarchs of the Modern World" ::2017.12.08 http://events.nichibun.ac.jp/en/archives/kohenkai/s005/cal/2017/12/08/index.html The 12nd Nichibunken-IHJ Forum "Ornamental Diplomacy: Emperor Meiji and the Monarchs of the Modern World" Open Event Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 Newly Published Team Research Reports No.129 http://publications.nichibun.ac.jp/en/item/kyke/2017-10-16/pub Newly Published Team Research Reports No.129 Publications Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0900 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