Outline

The department of Japanese History is based on the National Museum of Japanese History, in which various researchers strive to understand Japanese history and culture through a comprehensive approach using history, archaeology, folklore and allied disciplines, and provides interdisciplinary educational and research opportunities from diverse viewpoints. The distinctive feature of the Department is that the students can carry their investigations forward through the use of massive amount of resources stored by the Museum and advanced equipments for scientific analysis. The Department nurtures flexible researchers who are capable of addressing innovative themes in Japanese history and culture by taking broad, interdisciplinary approaches.

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