April 30, 2010

Symposium: The Past, Present, and Future of Cultural Asset: Significance of Digital-Analogue Coexistence

We are pleased to announce that the Center will sponsor the symposium “The Past, Present, and Future of Cultural Asset: Significance of Digital-Analogue Coexistence.” We hope you join us for the symposium.


April 26, 2010

Ritsumeikan University Grants to Support Doctoral Students' Presentations at Academic Meetings

We are pleased to announce a new scheme called “Ritsumeikan University Grants to Support Doctoral Students’ Presentations at Academic Meetings,” introduced by the Office of Graduate Studies.
The Grants are meant to subsidize transportation expense and registration fee for doctoral students who present their research outcomes at academic meeting, both domestic and international.

You can apply for the Grants anytime between April 1, 2010 and the end of February, 2011.

For more details, please check the following website.
http://www.ritsumei.jp/grinfo/grinfo04_j.html (in Japanese)
More detailed information in English is coming soon.

April 14, 2010

"The Center Grants for Young Researchers" for FY2010


"The Center Grants for Young Researchers” is set to provide young researchers who are conducting research at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Global COE Program “Digital Humanities Center for Japanese Arts and Cultures,” Ritsumeikan University with focused supports.
The young researchers here include the Center’s postdoctoral fellows and research assistants, except for RA I and RA III, as well as other researchers whom the Center’s Steering Committee exceptionally admits as such.
Now we are accepting your application submission.

Please refer to the guidelines below for more detail information.

"The Center Grants for Young Researchers" for FY2010


April 1, 2010

List of Organizations for Research and Educational Collaboration (as of April 2010)

The following is the list of the organizations with which the Art Research Center of Ritsumeikan University has had collaborating relationship in terms of research and education.

[Organizations in Japan]
Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University
Katayama Noh and Kyomai Conservational Foundation
Yasaka Nyokoba Women’s School (Gion Kobu Song and Dance Academy)
Shochiku Otani Library Foundation
Center for Information Networking, Nihon University
Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, Kokugakuin University
Osaka Women's University Library (Library & Science Information Center, Osaka Prefecture University, currently)
Kunitachi College of Music Library
Maizuru City
Kyoto Human Rights Research Institute
Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art, Tokyo
NPO Film Preservation Society
Digital Content Association of Japan
Omihachiman City
Kyoto City
Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration
Shochiku Co., Ltd.
Kansai Economic Federation
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Gion Festival Fune-boko Preservation Society
Benesse Corporation
Nara University

[Organizations Overseas]
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK*
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, UK
University of Alberta, Canada
Honolulu Academy of Arts, USA*
Centre Europeen d’Etudes Japonaises d’Alsace (CEEJA), France
Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, UK*
Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC), University of British Columbia, Canada*
Donald Keene Center for Japanese Culture, Columbia University, USA* 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA*
The British Museum, UK
New York University, USA
Beijing Center for Japanese Studies, China
* Partner Institutions for JSPS International Training Program