1) Southeast Asia, South Asia “Japanese Studies in South and Southeast Asia, Directories of Specialists and Institutions, Japanese Studies Series XXXVIII” (Published on April 2008)
In order to provide appropriate supports to specialists and institutions of the Japanese studies in overseas, it is indispensable to discern current trends of Japanese studies in each country and region to asses the needs for support. The Japan Foundation conducts “surveys of the overall status of overseas Japanese studies” on occasion and “surveys of theoverseas Japanese studies institution” in every fixed period.
Information collected in the “surveys of the overall status of overseas Japanese studies” are: the Japanese studies institutions which show solid achievements in each country and region,current trend of the academic community, inspiring specialists in Japanese studies,research themes which gather interest among specialists, and literary works and articles that had impact on society. The surveys also analyze the environment surrounding the Japanese studies in each country. The results of the surveys are utilized to formulate medium- to long-term policies and goals for promoting Japanese studies in each country and region.
“Japanese Studies in South and Southeast Asia, Directories of Specialists and Institutions, Japanese Studies Series XXXVIII” (Published on April 2008)
Overview Based on the result of survey conducted in 2005 through 2006, this book contains the overview of Japanese studies in each country and the directory of institutions and specialists of Japanese studies.
2) Publications on Japanese Studies & Intellectual Exchanges
At our Headquater website you can brouwe some of the publications for the Japanese Studies & Intellectua Excfhanges. Please contact JFKL Library for reference.
3) Support for Japanese Studies Organizations
In a number of countries, the Japan Foundation has supported research institutions that play a central role in Japanese studies.The various projects in this category are designed to develop human resources and strengthen the base for Japanese studies in each respective country.
Intensive Support for Core Institute
The Japan Foundation has provided intensive supports for 16 institutes in 7 countries in Asia-Pacific region, including University of Malaya. Supports included grants for expenses for publishing, research trips to Japan, and collaborative researchs.
Dispatch of Affiliate Professors
The Japan Foundation sent experts to the Japanese studies institutions overseas, including institutions in Malaysia. Also, the Japan Foundation aided part of expenses for dispatching experts to support to strengthen the base for educations.