Japan Anthropology Workshop

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The Ninth NAJS Conference on the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society, March 14-15, 2013, Aarhus, Denmark. You are most welcome to the Ninth Annual NAJS Conference. The conference will take place at the Institute of Culture and Society, Aarhus University. There is no particular theme for the conference, but we especially invite abstracts on Japan […]

JAWS Conference CFP Deadline Extended

Due to the issues on the East Coast of the US with the weather disaster, we are extending the deadline for submission to the JAWS 2013 conference in Pittsburgh to 7 January 2013. As of 1 December 2012 or earlier, we will begin assessing the submissions we have and will respond to those who have […]

JAWS 2013 Conference update

Hi everyone, Planning is in full swing for the JAWS 2013 conference, which will be held 7-9 March 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh. The website for the conference is now live and can be viewed at https://webspace.utexas.edu/jt27/www/JAWS_2013_Conference/Welcome.html. Blaine Connor at Pitt has taken on the responsibility of convener of the conference and he and […]

2013 JAWS Conference Announced

The 23rd JAWS Conference will be held from Thursday 07 March 2013 through Saturday 09 March 2013, at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh PA, USA. Further details will be posted on the Conferences page as they are available.

8th EAJS Workshop for Doctoral Students

The European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) invites doctoral students in all humanities and social sciences to apply for the 8th EAJS Workshop for doctoral students. The EAJS has applied for funding from the Toshiba International Foundation to cover the travel costs and accommodation for the duration of the workshop for a group of about […]

JAWS Otago Conference: Updated Info Available

Information on the upcoming 21st JAWS Conference at Otago NZ is now available, including the conference schedule, travel information, and a downloadable poster. Please see the Otago 2011 Regional Workshop page for more.

JAWS Otago 2011 CFP Posted

The Call for Papers for the 21stJAWS Conference on 10-11 July 2011 at Otago University, Dunedin NZ, is now available.

22nd JAWS Conference – Tallinn 2011

The 22nd Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) Conference will be held concurrent with Section 5 (Anthropology and Sociology) of the 13th European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS), at Tallinn University in Estonia on 24-28 August 2011. The Section Conveners will be Anemone Platz (Arhus) and Griseldis Kirsch (SOAS). Conference information is available at the EAJS website. […]

21st JAWS Conference – Otago 2011

21st JAWS CONFERENCE – OTAGO 2011 Dr Erica Baffelli and colleagues at the University of Otago, New Zealand, are planning to organize a JAWS Workshop in 2011. Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university and is located in the picturesque city of Dunedin, in the South Island. The title of the workshop will be Beyond Oceans: […]

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