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Research Projects

Minpaku Special Research Projects

Under the umbrella theme of “Contemporary Civilization and the Future of Humanity: Environment, Culture and Humans” Minpaku Special Research Projects are international joint researches implemented with a solution-focused approach to tackle urgent challenges facing our contemporary civilization.

Info-Forum Museum

To create an interactive, multilateral, multimedia database, the National Museum of Ethnology (“Minpaku”) is embarking on a series of international collaborative research projects based on its large and diverse collection of cultural resources.

Inter-University Research Projects

As an Inter-University Research Institute, Minpaku often carries out joint research projects with scholars from multiple disciplines and institutions.

Cultural Resource Research Projects/Cultural Resource Planning Projects

The goal of these projects is to systematize cultural resources at Minpaku and other related institutions and to make them available to the public.

Projects funded by JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research or Other Grants

NIHU Projects