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Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) at Harvard University is a research center focusing on Japan. It provides a forum for stimulating scholarly and public interest.[1]

The Institute's function is to develop and coordinate activities concerning Japan among the various faculties at Harvard. RIJS responds to scholarly and public interest in Japan from outside Harvard; and RIJS supports outreach activities such as lectures, conferences, symposia, exhibitions and films.[1]

History

RIJS established as the Japan Institute in 1973 by Edwin Reischauer in 1973.[1]

The Japan Institute was renamed in 1985 in honor of Reischauer's 75th birthday.[2]

Directors

The RIJS Directors are selected from its senior faculty.[3] There have been ten Institute Directors:

Selected works

RIJS's published list of occasional papers on Japanese Studies encompasses 51 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 410 library holdings.[4]

  • Multiple Logics of the Welfare State: Skills, Protection, and Female Labor in Japan and Selected OECD countries (1999) by Margarita Estévez-Abe
  • Cost Reduction in Transmission and Distribution: a Key Issue for Liberalization of the Power Market (1999) by Shinya Nishigata
  • Compliance from Within : MITI's Transition and Japan's Changing GATT Behavior (1999) by Amy Searight
  • The Social Responsibility of Corporations (1999) by Masatoshi Taguchi
  • Japan's Future Employment System : Recommendations Based on a Study of the Japanese and U.S. Labor Markets (2000) by Koki Hayakawa
  • Exploration of Management Methods for Sustainable Development in Regional Governments (2000) by Nobuo Ino
  • Style Differences at International Negotiations: a Comparison between Japan and the United States: Case Study of the International Negotiations on Global Climate Change (2000) by Takashi Kageyama
  • Toward a More Desirable System of Foreign Exchange Management in Asia: Possible Roles for Japan and the United States (2000) by Yasuhiro Maki
  • Reflections on Modern Japanese History in the Context of the Concept of "Genocide" (2001) by Gavan McCormack
  • Policy Legacies: Japan's Responses to Domestic and International Environmental Problems (2000) by Isao Miyaoka
  • Foreign Direct Investment Strategies of Japanese High-technology Firms in East Asia (2000) by Patricia A Nelson
  • The Evolution of Japan's Politico-security Role in the Asia-Pacific Region: an Insider's View (2000) by Seiichiro Otsuka
  • Respect for the Elderly's Votes: Theories of Interests and the Elderly in Japanese Healthcare Policy, 1995-2000 (2000) by Paul David Talcott
  • Management of Internet Domain Names (2000) by Hidekazu Tanaka
  • Rediscovering Women in Tokugawa Japan (2000) by Yutaka Yabuta
  • From Feudal Fishing Villagers to an Archipelago's Peoples: the Historiographical Journey of Amino Yoshihiko (2005) by William Johnston

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, overview
  2. ^ RIJS named in his honor when he turned 75 in 1985.
  3. ^ RIJS, Director
  4. ^ WorldCat Identities: Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

References

  • Deptula, Nancy Monteith and Michael M. Hess. (1996) The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies: a Twenty-year Chronicle. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. OCLC 041181357

Further reading

  • RIJS. (2001) Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University, 2000-2001 Annual Report. OCLC 061741419

External links

  • RIJS web site
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