Member publication: Dirk de Graeff and the Opening of Japan

Dirk de Graeff and the Opening of Japan

This book by Dr. Herman J. Moeshart treats the history of the Dutch-Japanese relations in the years 1857-1869 and focuses on the Dutch representative in Japan, Dirk de Graeff (Van Polsbroek).  De Graeff was from 1859 Acting Vice Consul at Kanagawa,1863 Political Agent and Consul General and from mid 1867 (titular) Resident Minister. He played an important role in the history of his time and was active in the conclusion of treaties with Japan for Switzerland, Prussia, Belgium, and he concluded the treaties for Denmark and Sweden-Norway.

4th Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award

Call for Application for the “4th Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award for International Japanese Studies”

1. Objective

This award has been created to publicly celebrate Professor Josef Kreiner in his remarkable academic efforts to promote Japanese studies in Europe and at Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies (HIJAS). At the same time we want to encourage overseas scholars of Japanese studies and to contribute to further development in this academic field.

Call for Application : 3rd Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award

This award has been created to publicly celebrate Professor Josef Kreiner in his remarkable academic efforts to promote Japanese studies in Europe and at Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies (HIJAS). At the same time we want to encourage overseas scholars of Japanese studies and to contribute to further development in this academic field.

JPIC's Japan library

"In order to create more opportunities for people around the world to discover Japan’s superb publications. 'Japan library', an initiative of the Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, will make careful selections of publications from a wide range of fields and offer their English editions as gifts to public libraries and research institutions. Plans for e-book versions are also underway."

New publication

『酒飯論絵巻』影印と研究 文化庁本・フランス国立図書館本とその周辺 伊藤信博 / クレール=碧子・ブリッセ ; 増尾伸一郎編

Itô Nobuhiro, Claire-Akiko Brisset et Masuo
Shin.ichirô (dir.), "Shuhanron emaki" eiin to kenkyû. Bunkachô-bon
Furansu kokuritsu toshokan-bon to sono shûhen
, Kyôto, Rinsen shoten, 2015,
442 p.

http://www.rinsen.com/