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JAWS Conference 2019

Time: 15-17 April 2019 Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus (Denmark) Conference organiser and convenor: Anemone Platz ostap[at]cas.au.dk NEW: Conference website: https://events.au.dk/JAWS2019/ Conference Theme: Networking and sharing Decades of perceived accessibility to material goods and a broad range of educational and cultural possibilities led to an increased individualization and the building of personalized private spheres in many areas of […]

Grants for JAWS members

JAWS is pleased to announce the following grants: Conference Travel Grants to participate at the upcoming JAWS conference in Aarhus, Denmark (15-17 April 2019): JAWS members may apply for a travel grant to cover transport and/or accommodation costs of max. €250. Eligibility: the applicant must be – a JAWS member and a graduate student or […]

Upcoming JAWS conference 2019

Dear JAWS members, I hope you had a nice summer no matter whether you were in one of the hot spots of this earth or a more comfortable one temperature wise. It is high time to let you know that the next JAWS conference will take place at Aarhus University in Denmark from 15.-17. April […]

Joy Hendry Awarded by Japanese Government

It is with great joy that we announce the bestowal of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, to Professor Joy Hendry on 26 July by Ambassador Tsuruoka at the Japanese Embassy in London. The award recognizes her many contributions to mutual understanding between Japan and the UK. The award is well […]

Call for Application for the “3rd 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 we want to encourage overseas scholars of Japanese studies and to contribute to further development in […]

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 […]

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