Category Archives: Japanese Studies

The Shrine Database: An Interview with its Creator

By James Harry Morris with thanks to @ShrineWalker and Tomiyama Aki. Those of you who follow me on Twitter will likely be aware of my interest in and ongoing collection of goshuin 御朱印 (stamps collected by pilgrims to Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples

The Shrine Database: An Interview with its Creator

By James Harry Morris with thanks to @ShrineWalker and Tomiyama Aki. Those of you who follow me on Twitter will likely be aware of my interest in and ongoing collection of goshuin 御朱印 (stamps collected by pilgrims to Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples

Creating an Online Calculator (2): Algorithms and Code

By James Harry Morris Previously I uploaded a post about an online calculator that I had created for converting the shakkanhō 尺貫法 units of measurement into their metric and imperial counterparts. Following the publication of the aforementioned post, I realized that it

Creating an Online Calculator (2): Algorithms and Code

By James Harry Morris Previously I uploaded a post about an online calculator that I had created for converting the shakkanhō 尺貫法 units of measurement into their metric and imperial counterparts. Following the publication of the aforementioned post, I realized that it

Creating an Online Calculator for the Conversion of Shakkanhō (Japanese) Units

By James Harry Morris Introduction When I was invited to become the editor of the Japan Studies content on Digital Orientalist, I began to reflect more fully on the problems that I have faced in my own research and the

Creating an Online Calculator for the Conversion of Shakkanhō (Japanese) Units

By James Harry Morris Introduction When I was invited to become the editor of the Japan Studies content on Digital Orientalist, I began to reflect more fully on the problems that I have faced in my own research and the

Apps for Learning Cursive Japanese

By James Harry Morris Learning how to read cursive Japanese script (or alternatively cursive Chinese script) is one of the most difficult tasks that I have faced as a scholar of East Asian history. Even now it is a skill

Apps for Learning Cursive Japanese

By James Harry Morris Learning how to read cursive Japanese script (or alternatively cursive Chinese script) is one of the most difficult tasks that I have faced as a scholar of East Asian history. Even now it is a skill