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International Symposium "Making 300,000 Microfilmed Items of Japanese Classics Available Online and International Joint Research"

2015-2-18 (Wed) 1:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Date & Time:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:30 - 5:50 p.m.

Venue:

Large Conference Room, 2nd floor, Main building, Graduate School of Letters, Toyonaka campus, Osaka University

Sponsored by:

Group for the Construction of an International Joint Research Network for Studying Japanese Classics, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University

Joint Research Project Center for Japanese Classics, National Institute of Japanese Literature

Purpose:

To discuss the National Institute of Japanese Literature's project of conducting international joint research by making use of 300,000 microfilmed items of old Japanese classics available online

Program


Opening greetings: MITANI Kenji, Vice Dean, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University

13:35~14:30 -- Keynote Speech "Constructing a Database of Microfilmed Japanese Classics",
YAMAMOTO Kazuaki, Vice Director, Joint Research Project Center for Japanese Classics, National Institute of Japanese Literature
M.C.: GOYAMA Rintaro, Osaka University

14:40~16:40 -- Lectures

  • "Japanese Classics and Research regarding the History of Modern Medicine", Ellen Nakamura, Associate Professor, Languages and Linguistics, School of Cultures, University of Auckland (M.C.: HIROKAWA Waka, Osaka University)
  • "Constructing a Database for Japanese Classics housed in Kaitokudo and Research regarding Kaitokudo", Tian Shi Min, Assistant Professor, Japanese Literature, Tamkang University (M.C.: YUASA Kunihiro, Osaka University)

16:50~17:50 -- Discussion "Image Databases and International Joint Research in the Future",
YAMAMOTO Kazuaki, Ellen Nakamura, Tian Shi Min (M.C.: IIKURA Yoichi)

Closing remarks: TANIKAWA Keiichi, Vice Director, National Institute of Japanese Literature

Overall host: IIKURA Yoichi, Osaka University

Date: 2015-2-18 (Wed) 1:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
Registration: No registration is needed.
Contact: IIKURA Yoichi Laboratory
iikura@let.osaka-u.ac.jp

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