Fukuzawa Memorial Center for Modern Japanese Studies
This center is being active to achieve three purposes. The first is a role as the school archives, to collect, pigeonhole and safekeep the historical documents and data about Yukichi Fukuzawa and Keio Gijuku. The second is a role as the research institute to study about modern Japanese history, placing Yukichi Fukuzawa or Keio Gijuku in the eyesight. Then, the third is a role as the education organization to transmit the results, which were gotten through the activity of the two above, to the student and the widely general people by the lecture, seminar and so on. Moreover, in 2004, it has set about compiling the 20 volumes of Collection of Materials about Keio Gijuku’s 150 Years History, to commemorate the anniversary year of Keio.
Keio Institute of East Asian Studies (KIEAS)
The Keio Institute of East Asian Studies (KIEAS) has four research projects simultaneously each year. Four projects were conducted in 2004 Globalism, Regionalism and Localism in Asia, Influences of America’s Judicial Review in Asia, One Hundred Year since the Russo-Japanese War and Political Order in Southeast Asia. Each project presented its research achievement at the academic forum which was annually held in the institute. In 2004 the institute held international conferences such as Japan-Korea Security Dialogue, Japan-Korea Four University’s President Meeting and Symposium on Japan-China Relationship. The institute also hosted biannual Lecture Series on East Asia. Last year altogether eleven specialists delivered speeches about various aspects of East Asia. It will be published as a book, soon. Please check at our homepage which provides you all kinds of activity information in the institute including other seminars and lectures.