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Thursday Seminar

2024
Date Overview
2024.05.23 (Thu) The 279th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Across Boundaries: A Comprehensive Exploration of KIRINO Natsuo's Novels
2024.02.22 (Thu) The 278th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
New Religion and National Governance in Modern Japan
2023
Date Overview
2023.11.22 (Wed) The 277th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Bordering, heritagization and islands at Japan’s edges
2023.07.20 (Thu) The 276th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Genius Loci in English renditions of modern Japanese literature: with special references to Osaragi Jirō, Ōe Kenzaburō, and Yu Miri
2023.05.25 (Thu) The 275th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
LIAN Quan, a Chinese Collector Who Supported ŌMURA Seigai in His Art History Works
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2023.01.26 (Thu) The 274th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Considering Cultural Creation in a Shrinking Society
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022
Date Overview
2022.11.24 (Thu) The 273rd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Rereading Meiji-Era Track and Field Athletics using Comparative Literature
Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022.09.22 (Thu) The 272nd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Internationalizing (or De-Japanizing) the Study of Japanese Political History
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022.06.23 (Thu) The 271st Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Book Review: Yasui Manami, "Nerawareta Shintai: Yamai to Yokai to Gender"
(The Body Under Attack: Sickness, Yokai and Gender)Tokyo, Heibonsha, 2022.
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022.03.17 (Thu) The 270th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Have you found your space? ――Social Discriminations visualized through the Great East Japan Earthquake
2021
Date Overview
2021.12.16 (Thu) The 269th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Revisiting “Momotaro, Sacred Sailors”(Mitsuyo Seo,1945): Asia Pacific War and Japanese Animation
2021.10.21 (Thu) The 268th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Hōjōki as world literature: Representation of Chōmei in early 20th century Anglophone world
2021.02.18 (Thu) The 267th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
The Monks who Dreamed of Studying Abroad in the Early Modern Era
2021.01.21 (Thu) The 266th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Social Discrimination and Museums: Studies and Representations of "Negative Histories"
2020
Date Overview
2020.11.26 (Thu) The 265th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
One woman's Journey toward a Postcolonial Feminist Scholar of Religion
2020.10.22 (Thu) The 264th Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Inter-religious Dialogue and Christianity in Japan: Transformations in Faith through the "Other"
2020.09.17 (Thu) The 263rd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
The Intermedial Method as Seen from the Translation of Emaki Manga
2020.02.20 (Thu) The 262nd Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Athletics as Civilization: Regarding Civilization and the Body
2020.01.23 (Thu) The 261st Nichibunken Thursday Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Changes in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Language through External Contact

Nichibunken Evening Seminar

2024
Date Overview
2024.06.06 (Thu) The 257th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Sex on the Brain: Reappraising Jippensha Ikku’s Literary Style in the Context of Chronic Neurosyphilis
2024.04.04 (Thu) The 256th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Recent Trends in Okinawan Society: Attitudes toward Immigrants, Nationalism, and Identity
2024.01.18 (Thu) The 255th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Japanese Contemporary Art in the Lining
2023
Date Overview
2023.10.05 (Thu) The 254th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
“Ruinous Garden” Formats: Decay, Erosion and Waning in Contemporary Visual Culture
2023.06.08 (Thu) The 253rd Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Japan’s Fertility Century: How Reproduction Became National Policy
2023.04.06 (Thu) The 252nd Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Metamorphosis of Earth: Contemporary Ceramics in Kyoto and its Vicinity
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2023.02.02 (Thu) The 251st Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Placing War in Ukraine: Comparisons and Vantage Points
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022
Date Overview
2022.12.08 (Thu) The 250th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Theories of Embodiment in Japan: Introducing New Research from Ghent University
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022.10.06 (Thu) The 249th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
A Dialogue between Two Japanese Studies Institutes
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2022.07.07 (Thu) The 248th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
The Serious and the Shallow: The Task of Translating MISHIMA Yukio's Life for Sale (“Inochi urimasu”)
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).
2021
Date Overview
2021.11.04 (Thu) The 247th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Petals on a Wet, Black Bough: The Waterways of Chikushiji and Senryū
2021.06.03 (Thu) The 246th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Remaking the lived body: surveying the voices of the pandemic in everyday life
2021.03.04 (Thu) The 245th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Intertwined National Ideals: Manchukuo's Chinese Government Leaders, 1931-1937
2020
Date Overview
2020.11.05 (Thu) The 244th Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
What's Happened in the 2020 Presidential Election?
2020.09.03 (Thu) The 243rd Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Victims of Forced Sterilizations in Japan and the Politics of Redress
2020.07.02 (Thu) The 242nd Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Class and Gender in an Age of Revolution: The life of a samurai housewife before and after the Meiji Restoration
2020.02.06 (Thu) The 241st Nichibunken Evening Seminar
Events for Researchers
Theme
Imaginary Athens in Berlin, Tokyo and Seoul:
Memory and Architecture from a Transmodern Viewpoint

Lectures

2024
Date Overview
2024.02.13 (Tue) The 164th Nichibunken Lecture
Events for Researchers
Theme
The Aesthetics of Animation in Early Modern Japanese Portraiture
2023
Date Overview
2023.06.15 (Thu) The 163rd Nichibunken Lecture
Events for Researchers
Theme
Nuclear Power and the Arrogance of Man: Revisiting the World's Worst Nuclear Disasters
2023.06.09 (Fri) The 162nd Nichibunken Lecture
Events for Researchers
Theme
Rethinking Historical Maps for the 21st Century: A Quantitative Perspective on Japan’s kuniezu
2022
Date Overview
2022.12.02 (Fri) The 161st Nichibunken Lecture
Events for Researchers
Theme
Nature and Architecture
* Depending on the future situation of the COVID-19 infection, this seminar may be changed. Thank you for your understanding. For the latest information, please refer to the Nichibunken website (This page).

International Research Symposiums

2022
Date Overview
2022.02.11 (Fri)
2022.02.12 (Sat)
The 55th International Research Symposium
Events for Researchers
Theme
The Scars of Post-war Japan
2020
Date Overview
2020.11.13 (Fri)
2020.11.15 (Sun)
The 54th International Research Symposium
Events for Researchers
Theme
Living Between the Empires Crossing the Border, Human Migration, and Identity

Nichibunken's NIHU Transdisciplinary Projects

2024
Date Overview
2024.03.26 (Tue) 国際シンポジウム
Events for Researchers
Theme
「国際比較のなかの戦後天皇制―「アメリカ王室主義」の観点から―」
International symposium “The Post-War Tennō System in International Comparison : The Perspective of American Royalism”
2024.03.23 (Sat)
2024.03.24 (Sun)
シンポジウム
Events for Researchers
Theme
日本宗教・思想文化の接合域と多面性を考える
――「他者」とどのように向き合ったのか――
2023
Date Overview
2023.12.16 (Sat) Symposium
Events for Researchers
Theme
グローバル・コンテクストにおける妖怪の理論化と歴史化
2023.10.13 (Fri)
2023.10.14 (Sat)
海外シンポジウム
Events for Researchers
Theme
服飾・装飾から考える東アジアの近代
2023.08.22 (Tue)
2023.08.23 (Wed)
研究会横断型ワークショップ
Events for Researchers
Theme
Designing a Japanese University for the Globalizing Century
2023.02.17 (Fri)
2023.02.19 (Sun)
機関拠点型基幹研究プロジェクト「「国際日本研究」コンソーシアムのグローバルな新展開-「国際日本研究」の先導と開拓-」キックオフシンポジウム
Events for Researchers
Theme
日本文明の再構築―岩倉使節団150周年に寄せて―
2022
Date Overview
2022.12.24 (Sat) Symposium
Events for Researchers
Theme
宗教とジェンダーの最前線
2022.12.17 (Sat) 国際シンポジウム「「デジタル日本学」の可能性」
Events for Researchers
Theme
「デジタル日本学」の可能性 (大阪大学・日文研共同主催)
2022.12.03 (Sat) Symposium
Events for Researchers
Theme
2022年度日中妖怪研究シンポジウム

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