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
In the face of the threat of Covid-19 outbreak to the participation and health of EAJS members/delegates, the EAJS together with the local organizers in Ghent have decided to postpone the 16th EAJS International Conference, a year. As section 5b of the EAJS conference is concurrent with the 30th JAWS conference, this means that our … Read more Upcoming 30th JAWS conference postponed!
The Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a permanent full-time lecturer in Social Anthropology with a geographic focus on East Asia with a start date of 31 July 2020. Application deadline: 28 February 2020 Details: Apply here
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)
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
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.
UPDATE: 23rd January 2021 *The upcoming 30th JAWS conference is concurrent with section 5 of the 16th EAJS conference.* The second Call for Panels and Papers for the 16th EAJS International Conference, which will be held as a virtual conference from 25 to 28 August 2021, is now open. Further information on how to submit … Read more Upcoming 30th JAWS conference
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. 🙂
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
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