List of Special Joint Research Fellow

Special Joint Research Fellow

The National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics provides necessary research supervision for graduate students who study at domestic and overseas universities and who specialize in research on the Japanese language (including Japanese language education) or related fields.

Types of Admission

Special Joint Research Fellows are divided into two classes.

  • Long-term: Applicants who have been recommended by their university in accordance with the "Requirements for Admission as a Special Joint Research Fellow"
  • Short-term: Applicants upon recommendation or request by the Head of the institution to which they are affiliated, or the Head of the division to which they are affiliated

Procedures for Application

NINJAL requires those who seek admission as a Special Joint Research Fellow to submit the following documents to the Director-General of the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics and apply for permission for admission.

  • Long-term: The documents specified in the "Requirements for Admission as a Special Joint Research Fellow"
  • Short-term: A letter of request from Head of the institution to which the Applicant is affiliated, or from the Head of the division to which the Applicant is affiliated, and the curriculum vita of the Applicant, etc.

Starting Date and Duration of Status

The periods of status for Special Joint Research Fellows are set out below, and re-application is permitted.

    Long-term: The period of status is in principle one year, and the permissible starting dates are in principle April or October.
  • Short-term: The period of status is in principle less than one year, and the permissible starting dates are not specified. For Applicants in Masters Programs in domestic universities the total period od status shall not exceed one year.

Use of Facilities, etc.

Special Joint Research Fellows can use the facilities, equipment, and materials, etc. of NINJAL provided that they secure permission from the relevant authority.

For Inquiries, Contact

National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Administrative Department, Research Promotion Division
Tel.: +81-42-540-4374
Fax: +81-42-540-4334
E-mail: kenkyu-shien[at]ninjal.ac.jp

Special Joint Research Fellows Currently Admitted

XU Tiancheng

Research Topic: Japanese Loan Words in Modern Chinese
Graduate Student, Beijing Center for Japanese Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University (China)
Period of Residence: April 2017 - August 2017

Former Special Joint Research Fellows

Maria TELEGINA

Research Topic: Temporal and Spatial Concepts in Japanese Language World View
Graduate Student, University of Oxford (U.K.)
Period of Residence: January 2017 - April 2017

KUYA Aimi

Research Topic: Corpus-based study of the sociolinguistics of loan words in the Japanese language
Graduate Student, University of Oxford (U.K.)
Period of Residence: January 2016 - September 2016

Maria TELEGINA

Research Topic: Temporal and spatial concepts in Japanese language world view
Graduate Student, University of Oxford (U.K.)
Period of Residence: January 2016 - February 2016

Zi Wang

Research Topic: 学校における人間関係と言語との関係に関する日仏対照研究
The Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Period of Residence: December 2015 - February 2016

Alexander RATTE

Research Topic: 日韓祖語の新たなる内的再構
Graduate Student, The Ohio State University (U.S.A)
Period of Residence: April 2015 - June 2015

TAKAHASHI Yuta

Research Topic: 近代語コーパスの構築とコーパスの活用
Graduate Student, Meiji University (Japan)
Period of Residence: February 2015 - March 2015

HU Shuangshuang

Research Topic: 日本語のピッチアクセントに関する知覚研究
Graduate Student, Utrecht University (Netherlands)
Period of Residence: October 2014 - January 2015

Ethan SHERR-ZIARKO

Research Topic: 話し言葉コーパスでは不足する日本語の自然な雑談の収録
Graduate Student, University of Oxford (U.K.)
Period of Residence: July 2014 - September 2014

KUYA Aimi

Research Topic: Corpus-based study of the sociolinguistics of loan words in the Japanese language
Graduate Student, University of Oxford (U.K.)
Period of Residence: June 2014 - December 2015

YAO Yijia

Research Topic: 日本語の文法形式テイタの習得に関する研究 ―中国人上級レベル学習者を対象に―
Beijing Foreign Studies University (China)
Period of Residence: April 2014 - July 2014

Moreno MITROVIC

Research Topic: The syntax and semantics of logical atoms: a view from Japanese
Graduate Student, University of Cambridge (U.K.)
Period of Residence: March 2014 - May 2014

Alexander RATTE

Research Topic: 日韓祖語の新しい同源語や分析
Graduate Student, The Ohio State University (U.S.A)
Period of Residence: July 2013 - August 2013

SHEN Chen

Research Topic: 日本語の和語動詞名詞化に関する研究 ―動詞の意味の受け継ぎという観点から
Graduate Student, Beijing Center for Japanese Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University (China)
Period of Residence: April 2013 - March 2014

Jeroen BRETELER

Research Topic: A Formal Analysis of Koshikijima Accent and a Formal Typology of Lexical Tone in Kyushu and Bantu Languages
Graduate Student, Utrecht University (Netherlands)
Period of Residence: April 2013 - July 2013

OHTSUKI Tomoyo

Research Topic: 津軽方言の総合的研究
Graduate Student, The University of Tokyo (Japan)
Period of Residence: October 2012 - September 2013

SAKAI Mika

Research Topic: 宮古島方言の文法記述及び歴史的研究
Graduate Student, Osaka University (Japan)
Period of Residence: October 2012 - September 2013