Kogakkan research offer (Feb/March)

Program Dates: February 20, 2017 (Monday) to March 10, 2017 (Friday)
Deadline: November 30, 2016 (Wednesday)
Website: http://ise-japan.kogakkan-u.ac.jp/
Email To: kcie@kogakkan-u.ac.jp

I am writing to let everyone know about a fully funded study program (lectures and field trips) for researchers (graduate or post-graduate) that is sponsored by Kogakkan University and Ise City in Japan. It will be held in and around Ise, which is home to the Ise Jingu shrine complex, and there are two days in Nara and Kyoto planned as well. The application deadline is November 30, 2016 (Wednesday). The program will be held from February 20, 2017 (Monday) to March 10, 2017 (Friday). Applicants can be based overseas or in Japan.

I think it is a great opportunity to learn more about Shinto, the region, its history, and Japanese culture in general. Please see the link below for details about eligibility, requirements, last year’s schedule, past participants, and so forth.

Also, you can visit my website for links to blogs by former participants in order to get a better idea of what is included in the program.

Feel free to contact me off list if you have any questions, or you can get in touch with the program representative directly (Mr. Tamada Isao kcie@kogakkan-u.ac.jp).

Best Regards,
Christopher Mayo
Associate Professor, Kogakkan University

Part of the Ise complex, close to where Kogakkan University is situated

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Kogakkan research offer (Feb/March) — 3 Comments

  1. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude, for I am now participating in this program. Through this blog I learned about the existence. And greenshinto has also learned me much about shinto. Thank you very much. I will keep reading and learning.

    With kind regards,

    Philo Ouweleen

    • Thank you Philo for writing in and letting us know about your participation in the program. If possible, it would be wonderful to hear about what you are doing exactly and what the program consists of…

  2. I am trying to keep up a blog amidst the many lecures, https://philoinise.wordpress.com . Other participants are also writing about their impressions, the lectures and their views on shinto. I would recommend googling for their blogs ‘kogakkan study program 2017’, many contain interesting comments on shinto I believe.

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