National Museum of Japanese History (2022)


今回のワークショップでは、当プロジェクトの中核をなす情報基盤システム「khirin (Knowledgebase of HIstorical Resources in INstitutes)」の説明を中心に、広くデータ連携の可能性についての議論を行います。

Kinokuniya (2022)

紀伊國屋書店 Kinokuniya Company Ltd.

学術電子図書館 KinoDen



Historiographical Institute (2022)

Historiographical Institute, The University of Tokyo

(Ayako Shibutani, Kanako Hirasawa, Satoru Nakamura, Satoru Kuroshima, Makiko Suda, Taizo Yamada)


Lisbon city tour 2022

Half-day tour of Lisbon city

Saturday 17 September. 36 euro per person.

Including: Transportation + English Speaking guide + Jeronimo Monastery’s entrance


See the sights of Lisbon according to your preferences on a half-day private tour tailored to your needs. Visit traditional and cosmopolitan neighborhoods, stroll along the cobbled streets.

Past, Present and Future of Japanese Studies in Spain (2022)

Falero, Alfonso
Rodriguez, Jorge

In recent years, the emergence of new undergraduate and graduate studies specializing in Japanese studies has been a constant. An updated study on the situation of Japanese Studies in Spain has recently been published. Since our intervention at the EAJRS Congress in 2004, many things have changed and others not so much. It is time to take stock.

Japan up close: prefecture by prefecture (2022)

Ivanova, Tsvetomira Hristova

The newly designed course "Japan up Close: Prefecture by Prefecture" at Sofia University acquaints students in depth with the main administrative-territorial unit of Japan - a historical overview of its formation, as well as its contemporary socio-economic image. The relationship between local and central government in Japan as well as the specifics of each prefecture are a good starting point for studying the development of social relations in Japan, much needed to complement, enhance and contextualize the language skills of students and lay the foundation of their future a Japanologists.

The Specific Limits of Library Scholarship on Japan (2022)

Kelly, Michaela

With a glut of Ph.D. trained researchers seeking ever-fewer tenure-track positions in Japan and the U.S., open access and online, digital resources made available to researchers without regard to their academic affiliation have become ever more crucial to all fields, but the field of Japan studies in particular. In many ways, researchers today have more access to Japan studies materials for free and from anywhere than ever before. Despite this increasingly varied set of resources however, in interviews with 10 unaffiliated researchers, I found that they struggled to conduct research and often felt stymied in the confines of the open-access digital realm.