Database of Japanese Buddhist Art in European Collections
A joint project of Hosei University Tokyo (Research Center for International Japanese Studies) and University of Zurich (Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, Dept. of Japanese Studies).
A total of 10 items from the Museum Folkwang collection have been chosen for the database. The research findings can be viewed in the database.

Research and Evaluation of Japanese Buddhist objects in European Museums

Wardens – Educators – Entertainers
On the role of the service staff in cultural education in museums

A research project by the Institute for Sociology at TU Dortmund University, with support from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
December 2016 - November 2019

The project addresses the question as to the extent to which service staff act as intermediaries between the respective museum concept and museum visitors.

For a project description, please consult the homepage for the Dept. of Sociology at TU Dortmund University ...