(As of April 1, 2023)

Executive Officers

(As of April 1, 2023)
Director-General INOUE Shōichi
Deputy Director-General Frederik CRYNS
Deputy Director-General MATSUDA Toshihiko
International Research Promotion Division, Head Timon SCREECH
Senior Research Coordinator USHIMURA Kei
Senior Research Coordinator TAKII Kazuhiro
Head of Information Management and Library Resources SEKINO Tatsuki
General Manager of Administration office SATOMI Akihiko

Management Committee

(As of April 1, 2023)
AOKI Jun Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
Director, Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art
AKAMATSU Tamame President, Kyoto City University of Arts
KINSUI Satoshi Director, Osaka Study Center, The Open University of Japan
Bettina GRAMLICH-OKA Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University
KŌNO Yasuko Professor Emeritus, Hosei University
TAKAGI Hiroshi Professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
TAKEMIYA Keiko Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Seika University
TOEDA Hirokazu Director, The Waseda International House of Literature(The Haruki Murakami Library)
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
HONGŌ Keiko Director, Historiographical Institute The University of Tokyo
MATSUBARA Ryūichiro Professor, The Open University of Japan
MITANI Hiroshi Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
ARAKI Hiroshi Professor, Nichibunken
ISODA Michifumi Professor, Nichibunken
USHIMURA Kei Professor, Nichibunken
KUSUNOKI Ayako Professor, Nichibunken
Frederik CRYNS Deputy Director-General, Professor, Nichibunken
SEKINO Tatsuki Professor, Nichibunken
Timon SCREECH Professor, Nichibunken
TAKII Kazuhiro Professor, Nichibunken
MATSUDA Toshihiko Deputy Director-General, Professor, Nichibunken
LIU Jianhui Professor, Nichibunken

International Research Planning Office

This office was established for the following purposes:

  • Conducting the Center's international research exchange
  • Establishing and managing communication between scholars from Japan and abroad
  • Planning and coordinating projects related to the Consortium for Global Japanese Studies and NIHU Transdisciplinary Projects (Institute-based projects)

Office of Digital Resources, Publications, and Public Information

This office oversees the multiple functions of digitalizing documents, publishing and editing, as well as public relations. The office also drafts plans and proposals, and conducts surveys, in order to facilitate information dissemination.

Office of Institutional Research

This office gathers and analyzes information on research, educational, and other activities at Nichibunken and supports planning, proposals, and decision-making for the enhancement of organizational management.

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