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
Volume 33 of the Shohō is now available. The complete issue and individual articles can be downloaded here.
Conferring of Decoration
NIRC Emeritus Jim Heisig awarded The Order of the Sacred Treasure.
The most recent issue of the JJRS is now available here.
The most recent issues of Tōzai shūkyō kenkyū are now available on online.
NIRC on YouTube
NIRC events can be viewed on our YouTube channel.
Enrico Fongaro and Jacynthe Tremblay host the first meeting of the Seminar on the Philosophy of Nishida Kitarō. Contact our staff for details about future meetings.
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.