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.
A peer-reviewed journal specializing in the publication of research on the study of Japanese religions.
An English-language journal documenting the annual research activities of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture.
News and Announcements
Expression in the (un)making
An international workshop on the aesthetics of expression. See here for details.
“The Center is Everywhere”
A book talk on Kim Seung Chul's “The Center is Everywhere” cohosted with Mushin'en. See here for details.
Mark R. Mullins received the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from American Academy of Religion.
Volume 47 of the Bulletin has been published. Download here.
NIRC on YouTube
NIRC events can be viewed on our YouTube channel.
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.