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Japan Research Centre

Recipients of the Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Grants for SOAS Staff

The following staff members have been awarded the Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Grants for SOAS Staff.

2012-2013

Noriko Iwasaki
Project Title: Talking and gesturing about motion events in Japanese
Amount: £100

Helen Macnaughtan
Project Title: Japanese Households and Everyday Consumption: focus on household electric appliances
Amount: £100

Lucia Dolce with Meri Arichi
Project Title: Sengu: Renewal of the Ise Shrine in 2013
Amount: £2,000

2011-2012

Dr Steve DODD 
Project Title: Architecture of a City: Itô Sei’s Streets of Fiendish Ghosts
Amount: £1,000

Dr Christopher GERTEIS  
Project Title: Manufacturing Memories: The Intersection of Fiduciary Duty and Social Responsibility in Contemporary Japan
Amount: £1,000

Dr Noriko IWAKSAKI 
Project Title: Images of Japan: Japanese learners’ images of Japanese society, people and language before and after studying abroad in Japan
Amount: £300

2011 Hardship Fund

Ms Minori SUZUKI
Project Title: The acceptance of Gagaku in Germany
Amount: £1,000

2010-2011

Dr Lucia DOLCE
Project Title: Contemporary Religious Art in China and Japan
Time Frame: 26 June 2011 - 7 July 2011 (short fieldwork trip to China)
Amount: £1,200

2009-2010
Professor Peter SELLS, Dr Noriko IWASAKI and Dr Mika KIZU

Project Title: Expressive Words in Japanese: A Linguistic Perspective on Grammatical Creativity
Time Frame: September 2010
Amount: £800

Professor Timon SCREECH

Project Title: Catalogue Database of the British Museum’s Holdings of Edo-Period Japanese Buddhist Art
Time Frame: August 2010 – January 2011
Amount: £1,400

2008-2009
Dr Christopher GERTEIS

Project Title: Revisiting Postwar Japan: An Edited Book Conference
Time Frame: July 2009 - July 2010
Amount: £1,680

2007-2008
Dr Lucia DOLCE

Project Title: Contemporary forms of Shinto-Buddhist associative rituals
Time Frame: September 2008 - March 2009
Amount: £1,000

Dr Angus LOCKYER

Project Title: Rethinking the Thirties: Japan and Beyond
Time Frame: Spring 2009
Amount: £1,200