Current Research Projects
at the Nanzan Institute
Facilities include a library of over 40,000 volumes and reading rooms with more than 500 periodicals on display.
during the 2014
Journals and Books
New & Forthcoming Publications
from the Nanzan Institute
Photo Archive of Japanese Religions &
About the Institute
The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture was founded in 1976 and incorporated into Nanzan University in 1979. Through its symposia, colloquia, research projects, and a wide array of publications, the community of scholars that make up the Institute is dedicated to promoting dialogue among religions, philosophies, and cultures East and West. Its ample facilities and resource materials continue to attract scholars young and old from within Japan and around the world.
Log of Events for the 2014 Academic Year
News and Announcements
Speaker: James Baskind
Topic:"Myōtei mondō and Discourse on the Afterlife during Japan’s Christian Century" (in Japanese)
Time: 5 September 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Place: Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture, 1F Meeting room. Further details
Speaker: David W. Johnson
Topic:"On Selfhood: With and After Watsuji" (in English)
Time: 1 August 2014, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Place: Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture, 2F Reading Room.