Projects and Activities

Updated on Apr 01 2019

This page introduces the projects of the Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics. In FY2019, the Institute conducted two projects: the “Development of Kokugakuin University’s Platform for the Study of National Learning (Kokugaku) and Reconstruction of Kokugaku History,” and the “Management of the Digital Museum and International Dissemination of Research and Teaching Materials on Japanese Religious Culture.”

2018-2020
"Development of Kokugakuin University's Platform for the Study of National Learning (Kokugaku) and Reconstruction of Kokugaku History"

Principal Investigator: Hisashi Matsumoto

Researchers
Full-time researcher: Kota Saito
Concurrent researchers: Jun Endo, Hisashi Matsumoto
Post-doctoral researcher: Nobuko Niwa, Shiho Toishiba
Visiting professor: Makoto Hayashi
Collaborative researchers: Yusuke Furuhata, Wataru Ichinohe, Makoto Mitsumatsu, Masahiro Oda, Mika Odaira, Mayuko Seriguchi

2019-2021
"Management of the Digital Museum and International Dissemination of Research and Teaching Materials on Japanese Religious Culture"

Principal Investigator: Kikuko Hirafuji

Researchers
Full-time researchers: Kikuko Hirafuji, Seiji Hoshino, Kota Saito, Hiroaki Yoshinaga
Concurrent researchers: Hiroyuki Kurosaki, Norman Havens, Murasaki Fujisawa, Erik Schicketanz
Visiting researchers: Carl Freire, Hisako Kato
Post-doctoral researchers: Nobuharu Imai, Aki Murakami
Research assistants: Ayako Odaka, Aya Takada
Visiting researchers: Nobutaka Inoue, Kate Nakai, Yoshihide Sakurai, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Hiroshi Yamanaka
Collaborative researchers: Akinori Amada, Yves Cadot, Ioannis Gaitanidis, Ikuya Noguchi, Jean-Michel Butel, Motonori Makino, Hotaka Tsukada, Saeko Yazaki

Past Projects

2015-2017
“Development of Kokugakuin University’s Platform for the Study of National Learning (Kokugaku) – Centering on Notable People in the Fields of Kokugaku and Shinto in the Meiji Period”

Principal Investigator: Jun Endo

Researchers
Full-time researcher: Kota Saito
Concurrent researchers: Jun Endo, Hisashi Matsumoto
Visiting researcher: Satoko Suzuki
Post-doctoral researcher: Nobuko Niwa
Research assistant: Shiho Toishiba
Visiting professor: Makoto Hayashi
Collaborative researchers: Wataru Ichinohe, Masahiro Oda, Mayuko Seriguchi

2016-2018
“Management of the Digital Museum and Dissemination of International Research on Japanese Religious Culture”

Principal Investigator: Kikuko Hirafuji

Researchers
Full-time researchers: Kikuko Hirafuji, Seiji Hoshino, Kotas Saito, Hiroaki Yoshinaga
Concurrent researchers: Hiroyuki Kurosaki, Norman Havens, Murasaki Fujisawa
Visiting researchers: Hisako Kato, Carl Freire
Post-doctoral researchers: Nobuharu Imai, Aki Murakami
Visiting researchers: Nobutaka Inoue, Kate Nakai, Yoshihide Sakurai, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Hiroshi Yamanaka
Collaborative researchers: Akinori Amada, Jean-Michel Butel, Yves Cadot, Ioannis Gaitanidis, He Zhen Li, Motonori Makino, Ikuya Noguchi, Satoko Suzuki, Hotaka Tsukada

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