Upcoming 31st JAWS conference: Call for Papers and Panels

The upcoming 31st JAWS conference will take place in February 2022 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallès, organised by Blai Guarné. The 31st JAWS Conference will be held in Barcelona, from February 2 (Wednesday) to February 4 (Friday), 2022. The conference will be 100% face-to-face and based around the global theme: … Read more Upcoming 31st JAWS conference: Call for Papers and Panels

Branding Japanese Food: from meibutsu to washoku

By Katarzyna J. Cwiertka with Yasuhara Miho Branding Japanese Food is the first book in English on the use of food for the purpose of place branding in Japan. At the centre of the narrative is the 2013 inscription of “Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese, notably for the celebration of New Year” on UNESCO’s … Read more Branding Japanese Food: from meibutsu to washoku

Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to JAWS member Ines Sanmiguel

Ines Sanmiguel ORS

On 3 November 2019, the Japanese government announced that Ines Sanmiguel Camargo from Colombia, former professor at Teikyo University in Tokyo, was awarded by the Emperor of Japan with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. This award was in recognition of her contribution to academic research on the Japanese immigration … Read more Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to JAWS member Ines Sanmiguel

Understanding Japanese culture – 45 years researching a village in rural Japan

Professor Joy Hendry is the subject of a newly released documentary available to watch on Youtube. This film documents her long relationship with a rural village in Kyushu, providing rare, relatable insights into long term research methods as we meet the families of the village and learn about their stories over the last 45 years … Read more Understanding Japanese culture – 45 years researching a village in rural Japan

The Cambridge Kahō Postdoctoral Research Associate in Japanese Studies (Fixed Term)

The Department of East Asian Studies, within the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint to a 3-year, fixed-term postdoctoral research associate post in Japanese Studies. The post will start in September 2020 and last until August 2023. We are open to any speciality within Japanese … Read more The Cambridge Kahō Postdoctoral Research Associate in Japanese Studies (Fixed Term)

Travel grants for EAJS/JAWS 2020 conference in Ghent

I am pleased to announce that JAWS will again be able to offer travel grants to support young scholars to attend the upcoming EAJS/JAWS conference in Ghent, 26-29 August 2020.   JAWS members may apply for a travel grant to cover transport and/or accommodation costs of max. €250. Eligibility: the applicant must be – a … Read more Travel grants for EAJS/JAWS 2020 conference in Ghent

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