Fiscal Year 2008-2009

Mar. 31, 2009
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 28)
Cover Story: Danube Europe Encompass Diversity
Mar. 27, 2009
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (March, 2009) , A list of new arrivals)
Mar. 25, 2009
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow’s Seminar ’Contemporary terrorism: diversity of perspectives"
Date: April 8, 2009 16:00-18:00
Venue: Seminar Room 1 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Mar. 23, 2009
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Education Bulletin" (Vol. 5)
Mar. 17, 2009
Performing Arts
Concert “Fuku No Ne Ensemble - Japanese Music Tradition and Innovation”
Date: March 29, 2009
Venue: Victoria Concert Hall
Mar. 13, 2009
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow’s Seminar ’The fifteen Tokugawa shoguns.
The portraits against the background of the epoch"

Date: March 24, 2009 15:30-17:00
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Mar. 11, 2009
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
"Japanese Book News" Vol.59
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Activity Reports (February 2009)
Visual Arts
Activity Reports (February 2009)
Mar. 10, 2009
Publications and Goods
Japan Foundation Original Pure-Silk Furoshiki Now on Sale
Mar. 6, 2009
Performing Arts
THECO - zako - THE Performance COncert with COntemporary MUSIC COmposers & a DANCE ChOreographer
[Dance workshop]
Dates: 25 - 26 March, 2009
Venue: 3C-L(Centre de Creation Choreographique Luxembourgeois)
[show]
Date: 31 March, 2009
Venue: Centre Cultural et Rencontre Abbaye de Neumunster
Mar. 4, 2009
Performing Arts
Tokyo Performing Arts Market (TPAM) 2009
Dates: March 4 - 7, 2009
Venues: YEBISU The Garden Hall / Room and others
*TPAM Showcase: February 28 - March 3, 2009
Mar. 3, 2009
Performing Arts
Wadaiko (Japanese Drum) Ensemble “Abe-Ya” Performances in India
Dates: March 3 - 19, 2009
Venues: India (New Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai)
Mar. 2, 2009
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March
Feb. 27, 2009
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (February, 2009) , A list of new arrivals)
Feb. 25, 2009
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow’s Seminar “Coastal Zone Management Policy in Morocco: A Comparative Study between Morocco and Japan"
Date: March 4, 2009 15:00-16:30
Venue: JFIC Space “KEYAKI” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Feb. 19, 2009
Visual Arts
“What a Place Tells Us” Exhibition by Tomoko Yoneda and Yoshihiro Suda
Dates: March 3 - 29, 2009
Venue: 100 Tonson Gallery
Feb. 18, 2009
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
“Dual Globalizations, Intercultural Communication and  Iranian Approach to Japanese Studies”
Date: February 26, 2009 17:30-19:00
Venue: Classroom No. 508, 5F, Bldg. No.2, Sophia University
Feb. 16, 2009
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
“Human Mobility and Cultural Identity Lessons for Japan and Germany”
Date: March 12, 2009
Venue: Pia NPO, Osaka
Feb. 10, 2009
Publications (Japanese-Language Education)
Japanese-English WORDBOOK for CARE WOKERS NIHONGO de CARE-NAVI
Feb. 3, 2009
Visual Arts
Advertising Photography in Japan 2008
Dates: February 10 - March 17, 2009
Venue: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Gallery (in Singapore)
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February
Feb. 2, 2009
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Activity Reports (December, 2008)
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 27)
Jan. 30, 2009
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (January, 2009) , A list of new arrivals)
Jan. 29, 2008
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
The 50th International Speech Contest in Japanese
Date: May 30, 2009
Venue: Hakodate City Civic Auditorium
Jan. 28, 2008
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" (Vol.63)
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellows' Seminar “Neoliberalism, Work, and Conflict in Japan: An Ethnography of Social Movements”
Date: February 12, 2009 15:00 - 17:00
Venue: JFIC Space “Keyaki” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Jan. 26, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Annual Report 2007
Jan. 22, 2009
Visual Arts
EMOTIONAL DRAWING
Dates: February 19 - April 19, 2009
Venue: SOMA Museum of Art
Jan. 21, 2009
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship 2008
Jan. 14, 2009
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (Our Choice: Books and DVDs recommended by the Library Staff (December, 2008))
Jan. 8, 2009
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January
Dec. 25, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellows' Seminar “The ‘birth of cinema’ or a ‘history without beginning’?
Thoughts on the early days of Japanese cinema.”

Date: January 9, 2009 15:00 - 17:00
Venue: JFIC Space “Keyaki” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Dec. 24, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in December, 2008)
Dec. 22, 2008
About Us
Japanese Movie Screening with Subtitles in Foreign Languages
Dates: January 16, February 20, March 20, 2009
Venue: International House, Osaka (i-house) - MET Hall (2nd Fl)
About Us
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office is moving
Dec. 19, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
Japan Foundation Website User Survey
Survey period: December 19 to January 19, 2009
Dec. 9, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Prospect of Aged People's Employment in Long-lived Society - focusing on Korea-Japan Comparison”
Date: December 19, 14:00 - 16:00
Venue: Seminar Room 3 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Dec. 4, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
The Third International MANGA Award :Call for Entries
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in November, 2008)
Nov. 28, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 26)
Nov. 26, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December
Nov. 25, 2008
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Inauguration of Center for Japanese-Language Testing
Nov. 19, 2008
About Us
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office Library will be closing soon
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Kyudo and the anthropology of Japanese martial art”
Date: November 25, 17:30 - 19:00
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Nov. 14, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Mishima Yukio. The Spring Snow. Mutual semantic connection between the title of the novel and the plot.”
Date: November 25, 15:30 - 17:00
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Middle East Group Study Program 2008 Final Presentation Session "Development and Societies"
Date: November 28, 13:30 - 17:00
Venue: JFIC Space “Keyaki” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Nov. 11, 2008
About Us
Fellow's Seminar “Environmental Security in the International Politics: A Comparative Study between the Japanese and American Policies”
Date: November 27, 15:00 - 16:30
Venue: JFIC Space “Keyaki” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Nov. 10, 2008
About Us
The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office Fellows' Seminar 2008 Session 5
Date: November 25, 14:00 - 16:00
Venue: Auditorium of Urbanex Oike Building East 2F
Nov. 7, 2008
Visual Arts
53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2009
National Participation: Japanese Pavilion
Theme: Windswept Women: The Old Girls' Troupe

Exhibition Dates: June 7 - November 22, 2009
Venues: Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, etc.
Oct. 30, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in October, 2008)
Performing Arts
Yoshida Brothers Oceania Tour 2008 Tsugaru-Shamisen Concert
Dates: November 13 – 18, 2008
Venues: New Zealand, Fiji
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Ageing Workforce, Pay for Performance System and Employees' Intrinsic Satisfaction with Job: an Analysis based on Japanese micro-data”
Date: November 10, 2008
Venue: JFIC Space “KEYAKI” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Oct. 22, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Historical Responsibility and the Present: Mourning and the Ethics of Commemoration”
Date: November 6, 2008
Venue: JFIC Space “KEYAKI” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Publications and Goods
Nihongo "Doki-Doki" Taiken Koryu Katsudo-shu: Japanese through Real Activities
Oct. 21, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) 2009 Call for Applications
Deadline: December 26, 2008
Oct. 15, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
"Japanese Book News" Vol.57
Oct. 10, 2008
Performing Arts
Okinawa traditional dance and music concerts in South Africa and Tanzania
Dates: October 12 - 19, 2008
Venues: Dar es Salaam, Bagamoyo, Johannesburg, Pretoria
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Asia Leadership Fellow Program - A Public Symposium (2008)
Date: October 31, 2008
Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan
Oct. 9, 2008
Visual Arts
WA: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today
Exhibition Dates: October 22, 2008 - January 31, 2009
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris.
Oct. 8, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “A Ukraine-Japan Comparative Study of Intercultural Communication in Globalized Society: How Are Traditionalism and Ethnic Consciousness Maintained in the Internationalized Modern World?”
Date: October 17, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office

Fellow's Seminar ”Koreans in Occupied Japan (1945-1952): An International Perspective”
Date: October 31, 2008
Venue: JFIC Space “Keyaki” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Oct. 3, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 25)
Arts and Cultural Exchange
The 4th Asian Museum Curator’s Conference
Dates: November 17 - 24, 2008

International Symposium 2008
Count 10 Before You Say Asia ―Asian Art after Postmodernism―

Dates: November 22 - 23, 2008
Venue: JFIC Hall “Sakura,” The Japan Foundation
Sep. 30, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in September, 2008)
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Building Peace Museums in Pakistan: Relevance of Japanese Peace Museums”
Date: October 14, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 3 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October
Sep. 26, 2008
Publications and Goods
Original design furoshiki (wrapping cloths)
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" (Vol.62)
Sep. 19, 2008
Program Guidelines
Fisical 2009-2010 The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines
Sep. 9, 2008
Press Release
YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE OPENS THIS SATURDAY (PDF:34KB)
About Us
Commemorative lecture by Marco MÜLLER
Date: Thursday, October 2, 14:00 - 16:00
Venue: Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Sep. 8, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
CGP Grant Application Deadline: December.1 2008
Sep. 5, 2008
Press Release
2008 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients Selected (PDF:59KB)
Sep. 4, 2008
About Us
Commemorative lecture by Prof. Kenneth B. PYLE ”Emerging Political Generations in East Asia"
Date: Thursday, October 2, 14:30 - 17:00
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, The International House of Japan

About Us
"An Evening of Noh and Kyogen"
Date: Friday, 24 October, 2008 from 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Kyoto Kanze Kaikan
Sep. 3, 2008
About Us
2008 The Japan Foundation Awards Recipients
Sep. 2, 2008
JF Video Square
"Erin's Challenge! I can speak Japanese." Update
Aug. 29, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September
Aug. 28, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in August, 2008)
Aug. 22, 2008
Press Release
Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) Asian Leaders Camp in Tokyo to Explore Unity in Diversity (PDF:99KB)
About Us
Opening Ceremony at the Japan Foundation’s New Headquarters
Aug. 19, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences (FY 2008-2009)
Aug. 15, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
List of Fellows in 2008
Aug. 8, 2008
Arts and Cultural Exchange
Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths/East Asia Future Leaders Programme
Aug. 4, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
"Importance of qualitative-quantitative methods and historical sources to elucidate official practices of incorporation of Latin American Nikkei"
Date: August 14, 2008
Venue: JFIC Space “KEYAKI” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Jul. 31, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 24)
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August
Jul. 30, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library News (New Arrivals in July, 2008)
Jul. 29, 2008
Performing Arts
Contemporary Dance Tour in Brazil by Miyako Kato Dance Space
Dates: August 9 – 29, 2008
Venues: Sao Paulo, Manaus, Brasilia, Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro
Jul. 25, 2008
Press Release
The theme and exhibition content of Japanese Pavilion in the 11th International Architecture Exhibition (PDF:118KB)
Jul. 23, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Identity-Relationship and Territory: Maritime Territory Disputes in East Asia since 1980”
Date: July 28, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Jul. 22, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
JFIC Library Reopened July 22
Jul. 15, 2008
About Us
Supporting Fashion Contest Organized by Marui Goup Co., Ltd.
Application Period: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - Monday, September 15, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Ennin’s Diary as a key to understanding the Japanese appropriation of culture in the early Heian period”
Date: July 30, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 3 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Jul. 14, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar “Objects as Missionaries: Interpreting Sakyamuni Triad in the Main Hall of Horyuji”
Date: July 31, 2008
Venue: JFIC Space “KEYAKI” at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Jul. 11, 2008
Visual Arts
11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale
National Participation: Japanese Pavilion
EXTREME NATURE: Landscape of Ambiguous Spaces

Exhibition Dates: September 14 - November 23, 2008
Venues: Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, etc.
Jul. 9, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Asia Leadership Fellow Program (2008)
Jul. 7, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
"Japanese Book News" Vol.56
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Japanese-Language Education around the Globe" Vol.18
Jul. 4, 2008
Performing Arts
International Symposium in International Festival OKINAWA for Young Audience 2008
Dates: July 22 – 26, 2008
Venues: Okinawa City Central Community Center, Tokyo Dai-ichi Hotel OKINAWA GRAND MER RESORT
Jul. 1, 2008
Press Release
CULCON XXIII (PDF:36KB)
Jun. 26, 2008
Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange
Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July
Jun. 25, 2008
Performing Arts
YUI-Vibes from Southern Islands-
Okinawan Traditional and Folk music and dance concerts tour in Middle East

Dates: July 23 – August 3, 2008
Venues: Syria (Damascus,Aleppo), Jordan (Amman), Yemen (Sana'a)
Jun. 16, 2008
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Education Network" Calling for public ideas in the naming of the "Network". Deadline: 27 June, 2008
Jun. 10, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar "Illuminated Japan in the Era of Electric Light"
Date: June 19, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
"Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin" (Vol.61)
May. 30, 2008
JF Video Square
BU-SHI-DO Eastern Europe Tour Update
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 23)
May. 29, 2008
Visual Arts
JENESYS Programme: Invitation Programme for Artists and Designers
2007/2008 Invitees

Audio-Visual and Publication Exchange

Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June
May. 14, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar "Urban Landscape and Contemporary Japanese Poetry"
Date: May 30, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 2 at the Japan Foundation Head Office
Apr. 16, 2008
About Us
The Japan Foundation headquarters office is moving
Visual Arts
"When Lives Become Form: Dialogue with the Future – Brazil, Japan"
Dates: April 10 – June 22, 2008
Venues: Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo
Apr. 15, 2008
Visual Arts
KITA!! : Japanese Artists Meet Indonesia
Dates: April 19 – May 18, 2008
Venues: Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta
Apr. 7, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar "Health-oriented leisure mobility in Japan and Hungary"
Date: April 17, 2008
Venue: CGP Meeting Room at The Japan Foundation
Apr. 4, 2008
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Fellow's Seminar "Brazilian Pentecostalism or Japanese Ancestors: The Transformation of Japanese Brazilian Religiosity in Japan"
Date: April 18, 2008
Venue: JFIC-Commons at The Japan Foundation
Apr. 1, 2008
Information and Resource Center (JFIC)
"Wochi Kochi" (Vol. 22)
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