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Call for Papers and Panels

28th JAWS conference, concurrent with section 5a and 5b of the 15th EAJS International Conference 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, 30 August – 2 September 2017 Extended deadline: 14 December 2016 All information on the conference and the submission process, including detailed CFP for each conference section as well as the proposal submission forms can be [...]

CFP: 27th JAWS Conference, 24-26 SEP 2016, Kobe, Japan

27th Conference of the Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) 2016 Ceremony and Ritual in Japan: From Matsuri to Daily Life Venue: Kobe University, Kobe (Japan) Time: September 24~25, 2016 (concurrent with the 2nd EAJS Japan Conference https://www.eajs.eu/index.php?id=751) Deadline for paper proposals: 30 April 2016 Abstracts should be submitted through the EAJS website, but please make sure [...]

Announcement for the “Kreiner Award”

Call for Applications for the “2nd Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award for International Japanese Studies” 1. Objective This award has been created to publicly celebrate Professor Josef Kreiner in his remarkable academic efforts to promote Japanese studies in Europe and at Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies (HIJAS). At the same time [...]

Job Posting: Kyoto Resident Director

The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) seeks candidates for the position of Resident Director of its study-abroad center based on the campus of Doshisha University in Kyoto. KCJS is a consortium of fourteen universities administered by Columbia University that offers academic year and summer programs. Working closely with the KCJS Governing Board, Columbia University, [...]

Welcome Message from Incoming Secretary-General Steger

I began my term of office as Secretary General of JAWS at our last conference, which was held – as is the case every three years – concurrently with Section 5 of the EAJS conference in Ljubljana in late August 2014. I would like to thank our outgoing Secretary General, John Traphagan, for his valuable [...]

Article by Secr.-Gen’l Traphagan on “Universities’ customer service problem”

Op-ed piece by JAWS Secretary-General Traphagan on “Universities’ customer service problem” is gaining widespread attention and positive reviews from readers.

CFP: 113th AAA Annual Meeting

113th AAA Annual Meeting: “Producing Anthropology” December 3–7, 2014 Washington DC USA. Call for Papers Our association’s history suggests that anthropology was an early adopter of an alchemic interdisciplinarity. We are a scientific practice of multivocality, committed to conversations across networks, interests, and perspectives. Indeed, the American Anthropological Association introduced annual meeting themes to the [...]

Workshop in Vienna: “Heterotopoi in Japan: Embodying Places and Emplacing Bodies”

We cordially invite you to join our workshop on “Heterotopoi in Japan: Embodying Places and Emplacing Bodies” at the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia (Austrian Academy of Sciences). Address: Apostelgasse 23, 1030 Vienna, Austria Date: March 21, 2014 Time: 9:15-18:00 A detailed programme and a growing bibliography can be found at [...]

MPhil/PhD studentship in Japanese Studies, Oxford Brookes University

The Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University is pleased to invite applications for the Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship in Japanese studies, made possible through the generosity of The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation. The department can nominate up to three MPhil/PhD students for studentships of £10,000. This studentship is initially for one [...]

Upcoming Conference: Ljubljana, Slovenia

The upcoming 25th JAWS conference, concurrent with sect. 5 of the 14th International Conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) conferences, will take place in Ljubljana (Slovenia) from 27 to 30 August 2014. For more information, please see: http://aas.ff.uni-lj.si/eajs.

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