The Nanzan Seminar for the Study of Religion and Culture (A Nagoya University JSPS Core-to-Core Program) was held, with 6 international PhD candidates and post-graduates presenting papers in Japanese.
A Japan-Korea workshop was held on “A Comparative Study of Measuring Religiosity in Korea and Japan,” with 7 presentations by Japanaese and Korean scholars.
Professor Gereon Kopf brings a group of students from Luther College, Iowa, to tour the Institute and meet with the staff.
Inuzuka Yū comes for a short research stay at the Institute.
An international workshop was held on “Translating Japan’s Religion and Culture: Preparations for a Korean Translation of Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook,” with presentations by Japanaese, Korean, Chinese, and Western scholars.
26 February-7 March
Murayama Yumi of the Center for Information on Religion (Tokyo) arrives for a short research stay and to assist with an international workshop on gender studies.
26 February-9 April
Esther-Maria Guggenmos of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, returns for another brief stay as a Visiting Research Fellow.
An international workshop was held on “Religion and gender: Frontline research” with presentations by Japanaese and Korean scholars.
Haewon Yang gives an in-house seminar on "Between Female Agency and Feminist Agency: Telling the Stories of Catholic Women Writers in Japan and South Korea."
5 June–15 August
Ōsaki Harumi (PhD McGill University) begins a 10-week stay as a Visiting Research Fellow
A colloquium is held with John Maraldo, Professor Emeritus, University of North Florida, on “The Question of Responsibility in Metanoetical Philosophy.”
2 March John LeBreglio, Editor, The Eastern Buddhist
21 April Myriam Constantino, Colegio de Mexico
1 May Anthony Haynes, Clear Water Academy
19 May Wang Yexing, Staff Reporter, Kyodo News
22–23 May Clark Chilson, University of Pittsburg
6 June Kin Cheung, Moravian College
11 June Aaron Proffitt, University at Albany, SUNY
Cumulative Log 1977–2018