Establishment of Japanese History DX with the cocreation of different academic fields

Yosuke Onoe
Historiographical Institute
This project offers a practical model of Japanese history DX through data science and data-driven science to analyze morphological data from papers used for historical materials by implementing the following: conducting surveys and analyses of Japanese historical materials; advancing restoration, conservation, and utilization of historical materials; developing analytical technology and application by institutional collaboration; progressing regional cooperation and new human resource; and building a data infrastructure for research data of Japanese history.
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Research collaborators

  • Hiraku Kaneko Professor, Historiographical Institute
  • Ayako Shibutani Project Researcher, Historiographical Institute
  • Akihiko Takashima Technical Specialist, Historiographical Institute
  • Satoshi Yamaguchi Technical Specialist, Historiographical Institute
  • Taizo Yamada Associate Professor, Historiographical Institute
  • Kanako Hirasawa Project Academic Specialist/Senior URA, Historiographical Institute
  • Yasuhiro Niwa Assistant Professor, Institute of Materials Structure Science, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
  • Masashi Amano Associate Professor, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation National Museum of Japanese History
  • Tomohiro Nomura Associate Professor, Graduate School of Art and Design Studies, Kyoto University of the Arts
  • Seika Kaji Representative of A Board of Trustees, Ishikawa Prefecture Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties, General Incorporated Foundation
  • Osamu Takahashi Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ibaraki University


  • SDG4 Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • SDG10 Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • SDG17 Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development


  • Kanako Hirasawa
  • Tel: 03-5841-1615
  • Email: k-hirasawa[at]
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