Call for participation in the NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushi-ji Workshop 
in March 2020

Organized by NIJL (National Institute of Japanese Literature 国文学研究資料館)
EAJRS (European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists 日本資料専門家欧州協会)
Hosted by University of Oslo Library


The NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushi-ji workshop held at several places in Europe since 2011. In March 2020, the workshop will be taken place at University of Oslo, Norway. The workshop is free of charge. If you wish to apply, please fill in the application form and send it as an email attachment by 20th January 2020 to Naomi Yabe Magnussen at University of Oslo ( In the subject line, please write Kuzushiji2020.

Information of the workshop

Date Tuesday, 24th to Thursday 26th March 2020
Venue Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo Library, 
Moltke Moes vei 39, 0851 Oslo
Language   Japanese (No translation is provided)
Target Audience Librarians, curators, scholars and graduate students
Teaching Level Beginner and intermediate
Lectures Prof. YAMAMOTO Kazuaki, specialist for the literature of the Edo period
Ass. Prof. ŌTA Naohiro, historian of the Edo period, archival studies 

The number of participants is limited to 20. If there are more than 20 applications, selection will be made taking account of the contents of the application form and relevance to your background.

The workshop will have three sessions between 10:00 and 17:00 every day. Each session will allot around 90 min. 

Detailed information of this workshop will be sent to the selected participants by the end of January 2020. 

Application form