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

‘Understanding Japanese Society’ – 5th Ed. now available

In case you have students who need an introductory text, and you are not too bored with it, I thought you might like to know that my book Understanding Japanese Society is now out in its 5th edition. Updating is enhanced this time by a contribution to each chapter by a younger scholar working in a field … Read more ‘Understanding Japanese Society’ – 5th Ed. now available

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

February 2020 update

To All JAWS members Apologies for the delays in moving and updating the JAWS website. There are a few technical issues that need attention, some missing files that need uploading and some links that need updating. Please bear with us. 🙂

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

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 … Read more Call for Papers and Panels

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