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The Research Promotion Office

Geared towards the goals and objectives of research at the Faculty of Humanities, the Research Promotion Office was established in September 2007 with the aim of improving the quality of the academic staff’s individual and collaborative research as well as providing support for the many facets of this research. The main activities of the Office include:

  1. Support for key research promoted by the Faculty
  2. Support for the research of younger teaching staff
  3. Support for doctoral degree candidates
  4. Support for overseas training and in-country exchange programs
  5. Ensuring fair adequate allocation of research expenses
  6. Support for obtaining competitive external funding

Research projects conducted in the last five years with Grants‐in‐aid for Scientific Research

Research category, Principal Researcher, Title, Research Field, Project Year, Research Outcome

Completed year (FY2010)

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), INUI, Hideyuki, “Descriptive Studies on the Omolt and Cushitic Languages of Ethiopia, and Datahoro Construction based on GIS”, Linguistics, FY2007 to FY2010, in preparation for publication
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), YAMAMOTO, Mayumi, “The Study on the Human Movement from South Asian Peripheries to Japan and its Network”, Area Studies, FY2008 to FY2010, in preparation for publication
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), KASHIWAGI, Yasuko, “Co-existence and Exclusion in the Conceptualization of “Kami” and “Buddha”: Concepts of Transcendental Beings in the History of Japanese Ethical Thought”, Philosophy and Ethics, FY2008 to FY2010, in preparation for publication
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), FUJIKAWA, Satoshi, “Domestication of International Art Exhibition: From a Perspective of Indigenous Biennale”, Aesthetics and Art History, FY2008 to FY2010, in preparation for publication
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), NEGAYAMA, Toru, “A Study on the Japanese-Chinese Classical Books in the Yamaguchi University Library and the Creation of a Classified Index”, Foreign Literature and Theory of Literature, FY2008 to FY2010, in preparation for publication
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), OTA, Satoshi, “Developmental research on tense and its related domains”, English Philology, FY2008 to FY2010, in preparation for publication
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), YUKAWA, Yoji, “The Research on the history of the mountain village development in modern Japan: A Case study of Itsuki-mura, Kumamoto Prefecture”, Cultural Anthropology and Folklore, FY2008 to FY2010, in preparation for publication

Completed year (FY2009)

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), HASHIMOTO, Yoshinori, “Diachronic Research on Ancient Imperial Capitals in Japan: A Comparison of Capitals and Capital Systems in Various Countries in East Asia”, Japanese history, FY2007 to FY2009, pdf
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), TSUBOGO, Hidehiko, “Technical culture study of grass roofing in Chugoku district”, Cultural Anthropology and Folklore, FY2007 to FY2009, pdf
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), OZAKI, Chika, “A study Related to Correlativity of Linked Verse Poet’s Behavior Pattern and Samurai Culture: From the Perspective of Nishiyama Soin”, Japanese Literature, FY2007 to FY2009, pdf
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), MAKI, Takayuki, “Fundamental Research on Goshichinichi-misyuho”, Japanese History, FY2007 to FY2009, pdf

Completed year (FY2008)

  • Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research, TSUJI, Shoji, “On the General study by the time studies about the gap between hight speed and the human rhythm in the modern society”, Social Systems Engineering and Safety System, FY2007 to FY2008, not published
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), ABE, Yasuki, “The Inclusive Study on the Succession and Evolution of Chinese Hubei District Intangible Cultural Asset ‘Hanchuan Inviting Good Deed Performing Arts'”, Foreign Literature and Theory of Literature, FY2007 to FY2008, pdf
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), OTANI, Noriko, “The present condition and problems of the corporate philanthropy in the networking society”, Sociology, FY2005 to FY2008, pdf
  • Completed year (FY2007)

    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), MIYAHARA, Kazunari, “A Study of the Present-Tense Narrative in the Contemporary UK and Commonwealth Novels”, European Literature, FY2006 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), KOKETSU, Atsushi, “Method and Task for making the Relience in North-East Asian Countries”, Politics, FY2006 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), TOYOSAWA, Hajime, “Ethical Study on the Deep Stnactiwe of the Ideas of Transcendence in Japan”, Philosophy and Ethics, FY2005 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), TOMIHIRA, Miwa, “Hao Jing’s work on Chinese phonology-a research based on an analysis of the sound glosses in ‘MaoshiYuanjie'”, Linguistics, FY2005 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), MA Biao, “Research for reshaping Qin history; including Translation and Annotation of strips from YUNMENG LONGGANG”, Oriental History, FY2005 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (C), TAKAHASHI, Masahito, “Cross-Cultural Study of Classification Effects in Adolescents’ Moral Consciousness”, Sociology, FY2005 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), FUJIKAWA Satoshi, “Study on Circumstances of the Rise of Non-Western Oriented Trend in International Art Exhibitions”, Aesthetics and Art History, FY2005 to FY2007, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), SAKAMOTO, Takashi, “The Change of Divinity in the Modern Europe”, European Literature, FY2005 to FY2007, not published

    Completed year (FY2006)

    • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), HASHIMOTO, Yoshinori, “Comparative history of capital and capital system in the Eeast Asia various countries”, Japanese History, FY2004 to FY2006, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), INUI, Hideyuki, Descriptive Studies on the Omolt and Cushitic Languages of Ethiopia, and Datahoro Construction based on GIS”, Linguistics, FY2004 to FY2006, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), ABE, Yasuki, “Research and Study on the Actual Situation of the Enlightening Activity of the Hanchuan Moral Story at the Hubei District”, Foreign Literature and Theory of Literature, FY2005 to FY2006, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), NEGAYAMA, Toru, “Collation of The Peony Pavilion,” Foreign Literature and Theory of Literature, FY2004 to FY2006, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), TSUBOGO, Hidehiko, “Research on the change of the dwelling folkway, in the factor of the movement of the life improvement, at the Kanto mountain district and its surrounding”, Cultural Anthropology and Folklore, FY2004 to FY2006, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), YUKAWA, Youji, “Folkloristic Research on Community Reorganization by the Kawabe-gawa (Kawabe River) Dam Project in Itsuki Village, Kumamoto Prefecture”, Cultural Anthropology and Folklore, FY2004 to FY2006, published on the KAKEN’s data base
    • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), OZAKI Chika, “Study on Renga Books of the Early Modern Times based on Newly Discovered Materials”, Japanese Literature, not published

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