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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Academic & Non-Profit Institutions Related to Japanese Studies
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Association for Japanese Literary Studies (AJLS) Association for the promotion of "studies of Japanese literary texts (poetry, prose narrative, theater, film, criticism, and popular literature and culture) from a variety of perspectives"
Australia-Japan Research Centre Program of Australian National University's Asia Pacific School of Economics & Management, "established to enhance understanding of both countries' strategic interests in the Asia Pacific economy & Asia Pacific economic cooperation"
Database of Overseas Institutions for Japanese Studies (in Japanese & English) Compiled by the International Research Center for Japanese Studies: "Information on Japanese Studies institutions and individual researchers outside of Japan"
Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien (DIJ) Tokyo-based German Institute for Japanese Studies "intended both to stimulate the further development of Japan-related research in Germany & to support younger scholars"
Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University (RIJS) Activities/events; people; special educational projects/publishing work; Weblinks; global Japanese studies event calendar
Historiographical Institute, University of Tokyo (in Japanese, English, French & German) Institute with "primary objective [of] analysis, compilation, and publication of historical source materials concerning Japan"
Institute for Japanese Culture & Classics, Kokugakuin University News & publications of research center for studies of Japanese culture
International Research Center for Japanese Studies Academic Institute established by the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, & Culture to promote Japanese studies & support researchers around the world: programs, activities, services, publications, databases
Japan Center for Asian Historical Records (JACAR), National Archives of Japan (in Japanese, English, Chinese & Korean) "a full-fledged digital archive of digitalized images of historical records & database of cataloged information accessible through the Internet": "Japan's documents & other records ... concerning Japan's relationship with neighboring Asian countries & other countries in modern times"
Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) Activities, programs & publications of JCIE, "an independent, nonprofit, & nonpartisan organization dedicated to strengthening Japan's role in international networks of policy dialogue & cooperation"
Japan Economic Institute of America "nonprofit research organization supported by Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...[&] an authoritative source for current information on the Japanese economy, Japanese politics, Japanese foreign policy and U.S.-Japan relations"
Japan Education "Complete list of universities & colleges in Japan"
The Japan Foundation Cultural exchange information, databases, links
Japan Foundation: US Grant Programs Information on Japan Foundation's fellowship, institutional support, library support & Japanese studies programs
The Japan Information Acccess Project An "independent, nonprofit research center to strengthen international understanding of Japanese science, technology, industry, security, & policy": news & events; information resources; publications & special reports
Content-Rich Japan Society "private, nonprofit, nonpolitical institution offering programs in the arts, business, education and public affairs," & promoting "greater understanding and cooperation between Japan and the U.S.": Journey Through Japan for K-12 educators - "a source of knowledge and materials, including background readings for teachers and students, lesson plans, maps, an interactive timeline and an extensive photo gallery"
Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies "two-semester academic program primarily for undergraduates wishing to do advanced work in the Japanese language & in Japanese studies"
The National Institute of Japanese Literature (in Japanese & English) News & information on databases & services; online catalog; scholarly societies; researchers' home pages
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