Now that I return to the East, I feel a very different person from when I set out to travel across the ocean to the West.
The Ōgai Portal explores the intellectual biography of the medical doctor, translator and writer Mori Rintarō (1862-1922) who became known by his pen name Ōgai.
To promote engagement with his multifaceted life and works – crossing the boundaries between geographical regions and fields of knowledge – it provides information, research perspectives and materials.

Biography

Phases of Life • Quotations Relating Memories and Experiences • Lists of Biographical Events • Visual Materials

Works

Chronology of Publications • Bibliography of Ōgai’s Works in Western Translation • Ōgai’s Translations of European Works into Japanese

Research

Studies in European Languages on Ōgai’s Life and Works • Recently Published Studies and Essential Ressources in Japanese Language

Ōgai Center

History and Concept of the Mori Ōgai Memorial Center of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin • The Projekt “Ogai Portal” and its Supporters