Hakuho Foundation Announces 10th Japanese Research Fellows

TOKYO, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ -- Hakuho Foundation, a public interest incorporated foundation, on March 9 announced a list of researchers who have been invited to participate in the 10th Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship.

- Invitees:

After rigorous screening, 14 researchers from 11 countries (Australia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Thailand, U.K., U.S.A. and Vietnam) were selected. Seven of them were selected in the Japanese language and Japanese language education research category, and another seven in the Japanese literature and culture research category. Please see the attachment for more information about the invited researchers.

- Fellowship period:

September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2016 (either long-term (1 year) or short-term (6 months))

- Receiving organizations:

International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Kyoto University
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Ochanomizu University
Ritsumeikan University
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Waseda University

- About the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship:

Hakuho Foundation invites leading international researchers to Japan. With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening understanding of Japan through researchers' activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research. Please refer to the Foundation's website for details.

* About the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship:
http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/index.html

* List of researchers invited to the 10th Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship:
http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program/new.html

Established as an incorporated foundation in 1970, Hakuho Foundation was recognized and commenced operating as a public interest incorporated foundation in April 2011.

To nurture rich human qualities in children, tomorrow's leaders, Hakuho Foundation supports child education, particularly in the areas of language and culture, through such initiatives as the Hakuho Award for outstanding child educators, the Hakuho Research Grant for Child Education, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship and the Hakuho Scheme for a Global Children's Japanese Language Network.

Hakuho Foundation website:
http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/index.html

Contact:
Kana Ohta
Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship Secretariat
Tel: +81-3-6435-8140
Fax: +81-3-6435-8790
E-mail: ip-office@hakuhofoundation-ip.jp  

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