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FY 2021 Adopted Joint Research Projects

<International Joint Research with funds>
A. International Fixed Theme
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 Making WEB Union Catalogue of the Japanese arts in Europe and North America and the application
Associate Curator, Metropolitan Museum Monika BINCSIK
2 Digitisation of the British Museum's Japanese painting collection: focusing on late Edo period Kyoto-Osaka painted works
Mitsubishi Corporation Curator: Japanese Collections, The British Museum Akiko YANO
3 Digital Database and Visualization of Borobudur Maritime Landscape and Japan-Indonesia Maritime Connection
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)  Fadjar I. Thufail
<International Joint Research with funds>
B. International Open Theme
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 Using Digital Archives to Create a Research Network of Japanese Cultural Resources in the UK and Utilizing Digital Resources for Japanese Studies
Senior Digital Humanities Officer, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC)
Ryoko MATSUBA
2 Cultural salons and the visual arts in Kyoto and Osaka, 1750-1900: Digitizing Kamigata surimono and paintings
Emeritus Professor, SOAS University of London  Andrew GERSTLE
3 Tracing the Reception of Japanese Art in the West: Case Study of Freiburg im Breisgau
Professor, University of Zurich  Hans Bjarne Thomsen
4 Expanding the Study of Japanese Photography and Gender: Modules for Teaching and Public Access
Assistant Professor, History Department, University of British Columbia,  Kelly Midori McCormick
<International Joint Research with funds>
C. Open Theme
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 Development of contents processing methods for archiving "how to create" and "how to enjoy" towards comics and animes
Associate Professor, Faculty of Informatics  Ryosuke YAMANISHI
2 Construction of 3D Model Database of Japanese Armor in the possession of Tokushima City Tokushima Castle Museum
Associate Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences  Akihiro TSUKAMOTO
3 Research of Kyoto-based Global Development of Printing Techniques and Designs
Part-time Lecturer, Kwansei Gakuin University/Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts  Aya UEDA
4 Study on Theater-related Pictures Retrieval System using Record of Theater Play Database (provisional translation)
Chief Librarian, Shochiku Otani Library  Sachiko MUTO
5 An Archaeological Digital Database Project on Upland Settlements of the Yayoi Period
Visiting Researcher, The Paleological Association of Japan, Inc.  Hideto MORIOKA
6 A Database Construction of Old Japanese Manuscripts in Europe and an Analysis Using Machine Learning
Lecturer, Okayama University  Toshiaki AIDA
7 Building a GIS Database of Living Space Based on Oral History and Documents: Focusing on Old Roadside Settlements in Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University  Yoshinori KASAI
8 Qait'bay Citadel (1477-1479): Visualizing the Main Coastal Fortification of Medieval Alexandria, Egypt
JSPS International researcher  Mohamed Soliman
D. International Joint Research to Utilize the Center's Facilities and Equipment
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 A Basic Study on Primary Sources related to Urashima Legend in the possession of Itoi Bunko Library in Maizuru City
Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin University  Eriko HATA
2 Providing descriptive metadata and transcriptions for Collection of correspondence and poems from various officials from the Kumamoto domain
East Asia Library, Stanford University  Mieko MAZZA
3 「目玉の松ちゃん・尾上松之助 活動写真デジタル資料館」の内容拡充
Representative, Matsunosuke Onoe's relics Preservation Society   Yoshitaka MATSUNO
4 Significance of Yokota Einosuke in the modern Kyoto film industry
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University/ Video director, Kenichiro Hase Office   Kenichiro HASE
5 Stickiness and path dependence of land use patterns
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo   Yasuhiro SATO
6 The Application of Deep Learning Method for Detecting the Symptoms of Mental Health Disorder from Artworks Datasets
Institut Seni Budaya Indonesia Bandung   Wanda LISTIANI, M.Ds
7 Natural Language Processing for a Geospatial Exploration of Japanese Ukiyo-e Prints
Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University   Ewa MACHOTKA
8 A Research Project on Construction of Comprehensive Digital Archives Focusing on the Third Phase Yakusha Hyobanki
Professor, Faculty of Law and Literature, Ehime University   Yoko KAGURAOKA
9 Management for the Japan Art Documentation Society Utilizing Cloud Storage
Japan Art Documentation Society
10 Fundamental research for digital reproduction of Kabuki in Genroku era
Professor, English and International Studies, Meijyo University  Masami IWAI
11 A study on the Historical Position of "Rakuchu-Rakugai-zu Byobu" in East Asia
Postdoctoral Fellow Department of History, School of Humanities, Tsinghua University  Chen LIU
12 Nōgu taikan Transcribe and Translate Project
University of Pittsburgh Library System Japanese and Korean Studies Librarian  Hiroyuki NAGAHASHI GOOD
13 The Relationship Between Publication and Urban Culture on Kamigata and Edo in 18 Century
Assistant Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies  Aki ISHIGAMI
14 A Study on Kyoto-Haikai through the 18th and 19th Centuries Concerning Hanakuyo
Part-time Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University  Chiyoko TAKEUCHI
15 Research for the utilization of digital database "TVCM of the 20th century"
Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Social Sciences, Ibaraki University  Kouhei Kouno
16 Visualizing Japan's Siberian Intervention of 1918-1920 through the diaries of infantryman Takeuchi Tadao
Lecturer, University of East Anglia, UK  Nadine WILLEMS
17 "Kyoto News" preservation and utilization project
Representative, The Toy Film Museum in Kyoto  Yoneo OTA
18 Construction of a digital archive of the Yamori family postcard collection and geographical analysis of its images and texts
Professor, Faculty of Letters/Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University (Visiting Researcher, Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University)  Kazuko Sugiura
19 Infrastructure Development of Digital Research Environment for Modern Woodblock-printed. Kuchi-e (Frontispieces)
Independent Researcher  Tomoo ASAHI
20 Compiling and utilizing the Hakutaku-an Collection database at ARC.
Formerly professor at University of Michigan, University of Washington, Kansai Gaidai University  Paul Berry
E. International Joint Research to Utilize the Center's Databases
No.Purpose of Database Use / Affiliation / Name
1 Making the British Museum's Japanese collections available online through the ARC databases
The British Museum  Ryoko MATSUBA
2 Making the Metropolitan Museum's Japanese collections available online through the ARC databases
Associate Curator, Metropolitan Museum  Monika BINCSIK
3 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
4 Publishing Maizuru City's Itoi Bunko Library collection online using the ARC's databases
Maizuru City
5 Publishing Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library's banzuke collection online using the ARC's databases
Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library
6 Publishing Kumon Institute of Education's Early Japanese Books Database online using the ARC's databases
Kumon Institute of Education
7 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
8 Transcribing and Comparing 16th and 17th Century Collections of Japanese Aphorisms
University of Sydney, PhD Candidate Rose Counsell
9 Deciphering Painting Inscriptions with the Kuzushiji Transcript System
PhD Candidate, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University Leah, Justin-Jinich
10 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
11 Elucidating the Relationship between Taoist sexual practices and Shunga
Research Member, Public Interest Incorporated Foundation KENIKAI FOUNDATION  Kenji Nakatsuka
12 Exploring group study and research activities using the ARC database on picture books, Esugoroku, Oraimono published in the Edo period
Librarian, Tokyo Gakugei University Library  Yumi SEGAWA
F. Exceptional Type (Research Projects with Extended Research Period)
No.Title / Affiliation / Name
1 Digital Archive Project of Japanese Arts in the Collection of Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad, India
Associate Professor, Dept. of Apparel and Space Design, Kyoto Women's University  Shinya MAEZAKI
2 Digital Archiving of Indonesian Cultural Heritage and Development of 4D High-Definition Visualization Contents
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)  Fadjar I. Thufail
3 Study on Construction of "Old photograph GIS database on Kamo River" and Transition Analysis of River Environment
Associate Professor, Faculty of Regional Policy, Aichi University  Takafusa IIZUKA
4 Automatic Extracting Personal Information of Historical Persons from "Nihon Jinmei JIten" and Creating Structured Data
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi City University
Fuminori KIMURA
5 Research of Kyoto-based Global Development of Printing Techniques and Designs
Part-time Lecturer, Kwansei Gakuin University/Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts  Aya UEDA
6 A Database Construction of Old Japanese Manuscripts and an Analysis Using Machine Learning
Lecturer, Grad. School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health System  Toshiaki AIDA

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