Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture

One of the three main research institutes at Nanzan University, the NIRC is a global hub for scholars to engage in discussions on all aspects of religion through conferences, workshops, and lectures. The Institute also produces an array of internationally acclaimed publications on religion and intercultural philosophy.

JJRS

Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

A peer-reviewed journal specializing in the publication of research on the study of Japanese religions.

Bulletin

Bulletin of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture

An English-language journal documenting the annual research activities of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture.

Shoho

南山宗教文化研究所研究所報

『研究所報』では、英語版の Bulletin と同様、研究所のメンバーの活動や研究業績について報告します。

News and Announcements

Workshop

公開ワークショップ

南山宗教文化研究所所蔵・静坐社史料から見える国際ネットワークとジェンダー―英文学と宗教学の交錯するところ。詳しくはこちらをご覧ください。

Workshop

Expression in the (un)making

An international workshop on the aesthetics of expression. See here for details.

Talk

合評会

「平安仏教」を読む、書く、学ぶ ―ブックトーク・師茂樹『最澄と徳一』、亀山隆彦『平安密教思想の展開』。詳しくはこちらをご覧ください。

Talk

“The Center is Everywhere”

A book talk on Kim Seung Chul's “The Center is Everywhere” cohosted with Mushin'en. See here for details.

Award

Book Award

Mark R. Mullins received the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from American Academy of Religion.

Journal

Bulletin

Volume 47 of the Bulletin has been published. Download here.

Web

NIRC on YouTube

NIRC events can be viewed on our YouTube channel.

Authors

Submissions

If you are interesting in submitting to the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, please download the Style Guide.

About the Institute

The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture was founded in 1976 with the aim of promoting dialogue among religions, philosophies, and cultures East and West.