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FY 2024 Adopted Joint Research Projects

<International Joint Research with Research Fund>
A. International Fixed Theme
<International Joint Research with Research Fund>
B. International Open Theme
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 Expanding digital photography methods for metal objects: Digitisation of the sword furniture in the British Museum collection continued
Project Leader: Akiko YANO  Mitsubishi Corporation Curator (Japanese Collections), Asia Department, British Museum
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Rosina Buckland, Sophie Gong, Ryoko Matsuba
2 Hyperrealia: Robot Re-Mix - Re-mixing Japanese Robotic Art and Culture through Extended Reality Technologies
Project Leader: John MCCORMICK  Associate Professor of Interactive Media, Swinburne University
Co-researcher: Chris Henschke, Donna Kendrigan, Aki Nakamura
3 TENJI: Contemporary Japanese Art on Display in Europe
Project Leader: Daniela MORO  Associate Professor, University of Turin
Co-researcher: Federica Cavazzuti
4 Digitalizing the Japanese Art Collection at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Project Leader: Kazuko Kameda-Madar  Visiting Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Co-researcher: -
5 Connecting Epicenters, Relating Maps in and of the Japanese Christian Century
Project Leader: Diego CUCINELLI  Senior Researcher, Università degli Studi di Firenze
Co-researcher: Camillo Berti, Luca Paolo Bruno
6 The Networks of Digital and Non-digital Heritage Infrastructure: A Comparison of Borobudur and Japanese Heritage Projects.
Project Leader: Fadjar Ibnu THUFAIL  Head of Research Center for Area Studies, National Research and Innovation Agency, Indonesia
Co-researcher: Satoshi Tanaka, Keiko Suzuki, Liang Li, Biligsaikhan Batjargal, Upik Sarjiati
7 Digital Archiving and Visualization on the Batik of East Java
Project Leader: Fitriana Puspita Dewi  Assistant Professor, Faculty of Culture Studies, Universitas Brawijaya
Co-researcher: Aji Setyanto, I Kadek Yudi Astawan, M. Tibyani

<International Joint Research with Research Fund>
C. Open Theme
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 Digital archiving of the Hokusai collection held at the Hokusakan Museum and construction of international research infrastructure
Project Leader: Miyuki ARAI  Curator, The Hokusai-kan Museum
Co-researcher: Toshinobu Yasumura, Ryo Akama, Ryoko Matsuba, Joseph Bills
2 Study on Construction and utilization of Old photograph Database to support Otaru Studies of the Otaru Museum
Project Leader: Sakie SEMIZUKA   Curator, Otaru Museum
Co-researcher: 石川直章, 手塚 薫, 谷端 郷, 塚本章宏, 村中亮夫, 花岡和聖
3 Compilation of a database of documents nationally designated as cultural properties in the possession of Eigen-ji and related temples
Project Leader: Jijin MORI  Visiting Researcher, Hanazono University
Co-researcher: Soichiro Ota, Koichi Watanabe, Ryushi Tachi, Atsushi Nakagawa, Koshi Taguchi, Kimimoto Teramae, Miki Hamano, Setsuko Takamatsu, Bunei Inoue
4 A Research for Utilization of the Japan National Railway Document Database: Focusing on Daily reports of Moji Railway Bureau, JNR
Project Leader: Akimasa SUGANUMA  Lecturer, Faculty of Collaborative Regional Development, Kyushu Sangyo University
Co-researcher: Noboru Hirayama, Yuichiro Suzuki, Masaki Kusano, Teppei Doi, Kuniaki Watabe, Kazuki Hayashi, Hiroshi Ono, Shohei Yamazaki

D. International Joint Research to Utilize the Center's Facilities and Equipment
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 A Comprehensive Study on Primary Sources in the Possession of Itoi Bunko Library in Maizuru City
Research Leader: Eriko HATA  Professor, Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin University
2 A Study of Letters Written by Matsudaira Sadanobu
Research Leader: Ryu SUGIMOTO  Kuwana City Museum
3 Infrastructure Development of Digital Research Environment for Modern Woodblock-printed Kuchi-e (Frontispieces)
Research Leader: Tomoo ASAHI  Independent Researcher
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Kana Tsuneki
4 Digitization of Qait'bay Fort in Alexandria (1477-1479): Adoption of VR Technology to Preserve Cultural Heritage in Natural Disaster and Climate Change
Research Leader: Mohamed Soliman  Islamic Antiquities Studies Center/Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA)
5 A Research Project on Construction of Comprehensive Digital Archives Focusing on the Third Phase Yakusha Hyobanki
Research Leader: Yoko Kaguraoka  Professor, Ehime University Faculty of Law and Letters
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Masae Kurahashi, Yoko Kuroishi, Chie Saito, Takashi Noguchi, Kayano Mizuta, Takaaki Kaneko
6 A Digital Database Project on the high-altitude Settlements of the Yayoi Period
Research Leader: Hideto Morioka  THE PALEOLOGICALASSOCIATION OF JAPAN, Inc Visiting Researcher
Co-researcher: Hisao Kuwabara, Tamiki Kunishita, Kunihiko Wakabayashi, Atsushi Ito, Shoji Shibata, Naohiko Tabata, Naoto Teramae, Takanori Mori, Ryo Yamamoto, Tomoyuki Usami
7 Three-Dimensional Photogrammetry of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Artworks for Detecting Symptoms of Mental Health Disorder
Research Leader: Wanda Listiani  Institut Seni Budaya Indonesia Bandung/Dr.
Co-researcher: Anrilia Ema M.N, Ida Ayu Laksmita Sari
8 Pioneer of the Kyoto Film Industry―Focusing on Katsutaro Inabata and Einosuke Yokota
Research Leader: Kenichiro Hase  Professor, Surugadai University
9 Research of Kyoto-based Global Development of Printing Techniques and Designs
Research Leader: Masako Yamamoto  Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(RPD)
Co-researcher: Aya Ueda, Seishi Namiki, Mihoko Aoki, Keiko Suzuki, Miki Sugiura, Mizuho Kamo
10 History of the Reception of Objects through Iconography in Early Modern and Modern Kyoto―Focusing on books and dyed textiles
Research Leader: Aki Ishigami  Associate Professor, Kyoto University of the Arts
Co-researcher: Mizuho Kamo
11 Digital Archiving and Promotion of "Tsuchitaro / Mototugu Hayashi's Movie Sounds Collection"
Research Leader: Genki Takigawa  Associate Professor, Kyoto University of the Arts
Co-researcher: Toshinari Tsuji, Koichi Hosoi, Mami Yamada
12 A cursive script reprinting class for first-year students in at National Institute of Technology (KOSEN), Maizuru College
Research Leader: Midori Ogita  Associate Professor, Maizuru Industrial College of Technology
13 Management for the Japan Art Documentation Society Utilizing Cloud Storage
Research Leader: Japan Art Documentation Society
Co-researcher. Satoshi Tarashima, Yu Homma, Momoko Tateishi
14 Okinawan Arts & Culture under Occupation: A Study of Gima Hiroshi and Yamazato Eikichi
Research Leader: Eriko Tomizawa-Kay Lecturer, University of East Anglia
Co-researcher: Travis Seifman
15 Compilation of a database of documents nationally designated as cultural properties in the possession of Eigen-ji and related temples
Research Leader: Jijin MORI  Visiting researcher, International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism, Hanazono University 
Co-researcher: Soichiro Ota, Koichi Watanabe, Atsushi Nakagawa, Koshi Taguchi, Kimimoto Teramae, Miki Hamano
16 Construction of a Digital Archive of Social, Spatial, and Disaster History of the Kii Peninsula, Japan
Research Leader: Noriko MATSUDA  Associate Professor, Kyoto Prefectural University 
Co-researcher: Naomi Kawasumi, Osamu Oba, Kantaro Fujioka, Yukihiro Fukushima, Eisuke Ono
17 Development of a database on traditional river management information in the Echi River, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Research Leader: Takuro OGURA  Lecturer, Hyogo University of Teacher Education 
Co-researcher: Hiroyuki Yamauchi, Kazuyuki Shimamoto, Toshiaki Mizuno, Daisuke Katayama, Tsuyoshi Hattanji
18 Stickiness and path dependence of land use patterns
Research Leader: Yasuhiro SATO  Professor, University of Tokyo 
Co-researcher: Atsushi Yamagishi
19 Kyoto News" Preservation and Utilization Project
Research Leader: Yoneo OTA  Representative, The Toy Film Museum in Kyoto 
Co-researcher: Fumio Ota, Akiko Miyamoto, Yuki Hidaka, Keiji Yano, Naomi Kawasumi, Yuji Miyata
20 A Study on Kyoto-Haikai through the 18th and 19th Centuries Concerning Hanakuyo
Research Leader: Chiyoko TAKEUCHI  Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University 
Co-researcher: Junko Hori, Tadayoshi Hata, Setsuko Matsumoto, Ryo Akama, Takaaki Kaneko
21 Nōgu taikan Transcribe and Translate Project
Research Leader: Hiroyuki NAGAHASHI GOOD  Japanese/ Korean Studies Librarian, University of Pittsburgh Library System 
Co-researcher: Midori Hasegawa, Elizabeth Oyler
22 Research for the utilization of digital database "TVCM of the 20th century"
Research Leader: Kohei KONO  Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Social Sciences, Ibaraki University 
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Saeko Ishita, Hiroshi Ogawa, Yukie Takeuchi, Daisuke Tsuji, Koji Nanba, Shoji Yamada
23 Construction of a digital archive of the Yamori family postcard collection and geographical analysis of its images and texts
Research Leader: Kazuko SUGIURA  Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University 
Co-researcher: Keiji Yano, Naomi Kawasumi, Hirotaka Sato, Muneyuki Natsume, Toshinari Tsuji
24 Study on advertising materials that early advertisement trade journal " Press Art " distributed
Research Leader: Yukie TAKEUCHI  Professor, Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University 
Co-researcher: Morihiro Sato, Kazusa Kumakura
25 Research on Gidayubushi Joruris works during the heyday for the expansion and developmental utilization of digital archives
Research Leader: Yoko KUROISHI  Professor, Tokyo Gakugei University  
Co-researcher: Harumi Higashi, Mizuki Takusagawa, Sae Ueno, Mikiko Uchiyama, Masumi Harada, Kiyoe Sakamoto, Shiho Takai, Mitsuru Ijima, Takashi Mori, Hiromu Sakura, Michie Tomizawa, Eimei Yamonouchi, Setsuko Kawaguchi, Risa Ito, Yuusuke Fuchida
26 A Research on the Construction Method of a Web-based Encyclopedia of Theatre
Research Leader: Masami IWAI  Professor, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Meijo University 
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Keiji Sawada, Norikazu Hirabayashi, Yukako Abe, Ayako Hanake
27 Re-Examining the Publishing System from 17th through 19th Century Utilizing Murakami Family Historical Documents
Research Leader: Maya HIGUCHI  Part-time Lecturer, Doshisha University 
Co-researcher: Takaaki Kaneko
28 Expansion of the Woodblock Digital Archive using the ARC Research Space and construction of a comprehensive research infrastructure for Japanese early modern publishing
Research Leader: Takaaki KANEKO  Associate Professor, Kyoto University of Advanced Science 
29 Ukiyo-e, illustrated books, albums and painted books in Madrid Collections
Research Leader: Pilar CABAÑAS  Professor of Art History, The Complutense University of Madrid
Co-researcher: Matilde Arias, Ana Trujillo, Aitana Merino, Javier Perez, Alba Finol
30 Re-thinking Japonisme: digitization of the V&A's collection of Japanese ukiyo-e prints and illustrated books and researching its formation in the late nineteenth century
Research Leader: Masami YAMADA  Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Ryoko Matsuba, Mary Redfern
31 Construction of 3D Model Database of Japanese Armor in the possession of Tokushima City Tokushima Castle Museum
Research Leader: Akihiro TSUKAMOTO  Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Tokushima University
Co-researcher: Toshio Nezu, Takafumi Moriwasa, Satoshi Tanaka, Kyoko Hasegawa, Liang Li
32 Digital Archive of Japanese Cultural Resources in the UK Centered on Materials Held by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Research Leader: Ryoko MATSUBA  Lecturer in Digital Arts and Humanities, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Co-researcher: Akira Hirano, Simon Kaner, Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer, Joseph Bills, Rose Counsell
33 Development of STEAM Teaching Materials Using "Kikouzui"
Research Leader: Kana TSUNEKI  Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology, Kurume College
34 黙阿弥DH研究
Research Leader: Misa UMETADA  Associate Professor, Ochanomizu University
35 Development and education utilization of regional geographical VR in western part of the Iwami region
Research Leader: Kotaro IIZUKA  Assistant Professor, Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo
Co-researcher: Hiroyuki Yamauchi, Takuro Ogura, Ikuro Ishibashi, Toshihiko Ooga
36 Sustainable AI Kabuki Project
Research Leader: Kazuya KOJIMA  Associate Professor, Kindai University
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Masasuke Yasumoto, Tamotsu Machida, Miyoko Hayashi
37 Visual Culture Studies in the Domestic Sphere Utilizing ARC Database
Research Leader: Chiaki TAKAHASHI  Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Doshisha University
Co-researcher: Yumi Takenaka, Takahiro Nishibayashi, Chitoko Koide, Masako Hashimoto, Shintaro Araki, Maho Shimazu
38 Study on Theater-related Pictures Retrieval System using Record of Theater Play Database
Research Leader: Sachiko MUTO  Chief Librarian, Shochiku Otani Library
Co-researcher: Ryo Akama, Mayuko Igawa, Eri Sasaki, Ayaka Murashima, Masumi Harada, Toshie Takeda, Kaho Mizuta

E. International Joint Research to Utilize the ARC System for Educational Purposes
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
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F. International Joint Research to Utilize the ARC Research Space (Database System etc.) for Dissemination of Information
No.Purpose of Database Use / Affiliation / Name
1 Maintaining and Updating the Japanese Special Collections in the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley
Librarian, C.V. Starr East Asian Library University of California, Berkeley   Toshie MARRA
2 Elucidating the Relationship between Taoist sexual practices and Shung
Research Member, Public Interest Incorporated Foundation KENIKAI FOUNDATION  Kenji NAKATSUKA
3 Exploring group study and research activities using the ARC database on picture books, Esugoroku, Oraimono published in the Edo period
Tokyo Gakugei University Library  Yumi SEGAWA
4 Memories of the Miyazaki Pleasure Quarters: Reading Primary Materials with the ARC's Database and Exploring kuzushiji Deciphering Pedagogy for Learners in Canada
Ph.D. student, Department of Asian Studies, The University of British Columbia Saeko SUZUKI
5 Multi-Label Classification of Stencil Images in the Katagami Database
Professor, Computer Centre & Graduate School of Humanities Graduate Course in Archival Science, Gakushuin University Tetsuji KUBOYAMA
6 Publishing Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library's banzuke collection online using the ARC's databases
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library  Keiji OSHIMA
7 Using the ARC Transcription Support System for Kuzushiji as a digital pedagogy tool for teaching classical Japanese literature at the University of British Columbia
Professor, Department of Asian Studies, The University of British Columbia  Joshua S. MOSTOW
8 A study of 18th to 19th century Shen Quan and Japanese Nanpin School paintings through art historical and material analysis of the British Museum and the Ashmolean
Ph.D. Candidate,Nottingham Trent University  Makiko TSUNODA
9 Making a Honkoku version of the books and writings from late Muromachi through Edo periods (15th C - 19thC) that were used for disseminating a literacy as well as humanitarian ways of life to commoners. Sample: Tsuda, Masanari. Manoatari Oshieno Chikamichi "Quick Guide to Teachings of Life" (1927, 1847)
Associate Professor, Brown University  Kikuko YAMASHITA
10 Research on wakan renku and wakan haikai
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Kenyon College  XIE Kai
11 Providing online access to the collection of ukiyo-e, surimono related to industrial history, and early Japanese books held by the Amagasaki City Museum of History
Director, Amagasaki City Museum of History  Toshiyuki IMOTO
12 WUSTL: Kuzushi-ji Trainings on ARC databases with "Sotatsu isemonogatarizu shikishi," et al.
Japanese Studies Librarian, East Asian Library, Washington University in St. Louis   Jamie Newhard
13 Information on the location of Buddhist temples and shrines in Medieval Kyoto for the study of the Illustrated Biography of Priest Ippen.
Emeritus Professor, Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties   Michio YONEKURA
14 秩父宮記念スポーツ博物館収蔵品データベースの構築
Curator, Prince Chichibu Memorial Sports Museum   Sachiko Niina
15 竹内道敬文庫のデータベース化
Kunitachi College of Music   Kyoko Takahashi
16 ホノルル美術館所蔵の古典籍の翻刻、英訳、研究・調査、古典籍の展示・公開
Honolulu Museum of Art / Research Associate   Kiyoe Minami
17 専修大学図書館「向井信夫文庫」浮世絵データベース、古典籍閲覧システム
Senshu University Library Administration Section / Manager   Tomomi TSUNETSUGU
18 築地双六館双六データベース
Tsukiji Sugoroku Museum / President   Osamu Yoshida
19 ハワイ大学マノア校図書館所蔵の古典籍・翻刻プロジェクト
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library   Mitsutaka Nakamura
20 古今和歌集の古筆や古今和歌集の写本の文字をデータベース化することで書作品創作をするための検索や、他の古筆を読む時の検索資料として活用する
Kyoto University of Advanced Science Senior High School   Tomoko Sakamoto
21 影月堂コレクションデータベース
Doshisha Women's College Emeritsu Professor   Naoto Yoshikai
22 雑誌『書道』データベース
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese arts, lecturer in Japanese arts   Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer
23 たばこと塩の博物館浮世絵版画
Tobacco and Salt Museum Chief Curator   Yoshiko Yuasa
24 Digital Archiving of the Japanese Collection held by Wereldmuseum Leiden
Curator Japan, Wereldmuseum Leiden   Daan Kok

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