Main research themes
Comprehensive Surveys of Local Communities
Surveys of rural villages and other local communities grasp the community as a whole and discover how people create culture and history through interaction with nature. These surveys provide a foundation for local history and studies of folk culture.
The History of Fisheries
Studies on fishery and fishing villages encompass interpretation of historical documents, analyses of fishing tools, and interviews on the local techniques of fishing and shipbuilding. Research materials collected by ISJFC when it was an incorporated foundation have been extensively utilized.
Research focusing on the relation of folk implements and local history. Findings are shared through the publication of “Mingu Monthly.”
The Management of Documents and Mingu
Research on overall management (including compilation, recording,
repairment, preservation and maintenance) of historical documents
The History of the Attic Museum and the ISJFC
Research on past activities and research materials of the Attic Museum and the ISJFC.