JAL プロジェクト2014のご案内

東京国立近代美術館国立新美術館国立西洋美術館および東京文化財研究所とともに「海外日本美術資料専門家(司書)の招へい・研修・交流事業 2014」略称:JALプロジェクト*)をスタートいたします。JALはJapanese -art librarianの略称です。






I. 応募期間 本日より2014年8月31日(応募書類必着)

II. 招へい対象候補者(応募資格)
① 以下のいずれかに該当する者。
a) 日本国外において上記の日本美術の範囲に関わる文献および視覚資料の扱いを専らとする図書館員。
b) 日本国外において上記の日本美術の範囲に関わる文献および視覚資料の扱いを専らとするアーキビスト、ヴィジュアル・リソース・キュレータ。
c) 日本国外において上記の日本美術の範囲に関わる文献および視覚資料を用いて日本研究に従事している者。

② 日本語による議論が可能な語学力を有する者。

③ 所属機関からの推薦を受けた者。

III. 招へい期間

IV. 問い合わせ先



水谷 長志

Please forgive cross-postings.

Announcement of the JAL Project 2014 for inviting, giving training to, and exchanging with, Japanese-art librarians from outside Japan

It will be very much appreciated if you could let the members of ARLIS
know the JAL Project.

We will be looking forward to many applications from your ARLIS.

The JAL* Project Executive Committee at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo is pleased to announce the JAL Project 2014** for inviting,
giving training to, and exchanging with, Japanese-art librarians
from outside Japan.

 *Japanese-art librarian
 **Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan in the fiscal 2014

The selected participants will be given training at the related institutions such as the National Art Center, Tokyo; the Nara National Museum and so on, from December 1 to 11, 2014.

Each of them will be asked to give a presentation titled "Recommendations for More Effective Dissemination of Information on Japanese-Art-related Materials” in Japanese during the open workshop on the last day.

The JAL Project Executive Committee will provide all the invitees with
travel expenses including the airfare for a round trip to Japan, transportation fees within Japan, and accommodations.

The JAL Project is intended mainly for Japanese-art librarians working on Japanese-art-related materials outside Japan. In the JAL project, the term "Japanese art" comprises all forms of visual art including photographs, videos, manga, design and architecture. Thus, librarians, archivists and visual resources curators specializing in the genres mentioned above may apply for the project.

I. Application period: from today until August 31, 2014

II. Qualification Requirements:
1) A person who falls under any of the following:
a) A librarian working on Japanese-art-related literature and visual materials outside Japan
b) An archivist or a visual resources curator working on Japanese-art-related literature and visual materials outside Japan
c) A Japanologist using Japanese-art-related literature and visual materials outside Japan

2) A person who is able to take part in discussions and everyday conversations in Japanese language, to understand lectures in Japanese, to smoothly express opinions in Japanese, to send and receive e-mails in Japanese, and to use word processors and presentation tools in Japanese

3)A person nominated by his/her organization
A person living in Japan, or who is staying in Japan on an educational program may not apply.

III. Invitation period: From November 30 to December 12, 2014

IV. More information and the application forms are available at the website:

We are looking forward to applications from JALs all over the world.

Takeshi Mizutani (Mr.)
 *Please change # to @ when you send your e-mail.

Secretary General, the JAL Project Executive Committee
Former Vice President of JADS: Japan Art Documentation Society
Librarian, Art Library
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo