Yoshida Teigo (1923-2018) Obituary

Professor Yoshida was a visiting scholar at Oxford University when we held the founding meeting of the Japan Anthropology Workshop in 1984, and he agreed to become our honorary Japanese representative. This was a position he held for many years, attending our conferences in exciting locations, and contributing to deliberations on a huge variety of … Read more Yoshida Teigo (1923-2018) Obituary

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

Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to JAWS member Ted Bestor

In November 2017 the Japanese Government announced that Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology at Harvard University was awarded the decoration of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. A leading US scholar of Japan, Bestor is a specialist on contemporary Japanese society and culture; much of his … Read more Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon to JAWS member Ted Bestor

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 this academic field.

2. Responsible Organisation
Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies (HIJAS).

3. Qualification Requirements

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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 we want to encourage overseas scholars of Japanese studies and to contribute to further development in this academic field.

2. Responsible Organisation
Hosei University Research Center for International Japanese Studies (HIJAS).

3. Qualification Requirements

Read moreAnnouncement for the “Kreiner Award”

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