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.
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The latest issue of the Bulletin of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture is now online.
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Japanese Journal of Religious Studies
A new issue of the journal is now available for free download.
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The Institute offers a resident research program for visiting scholars who want to do short and long-term research. Please contact us to find out more.