Japan Anthropology Workshop

Home of the JAWS conference members and committee.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Position in Japanese Studies, Manchester Univ.

Position available for new permanent faculty member in Japanese Studies. For more information, see the Postings page.

UK Scholarships for Students from Tohoku

In response to the recent disastrous earthquake and tsunami in the north east of Japan, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, in partnership with the British Council in Japan, has launched a £250,000 scholarship fund to support Japanese students in the Tohoku region. The aim of this initiative is to support post-secondary level students from any part [...]