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JAWS Conference 2019

Time: 15-17 April 2019 Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus (Denmark) Conference organiser and convenor: Anemone Platz ostap[at]cas.au.dk Conference Theme: Networking and sharing Decades of perceived accessibility to material goods and a broad range of educational and cultural possibilities led to an increased individualization and the building of personalized private spheres in many areas of Japanese society. However, […]

Grants for JAWS members

JAWS is pleased to announce the following grants: Conference Travel Grants to participate at the upcoming JAWS conference in Aarhus, Denmark (15-17 April 2019): JAWS members may apply for a travel grant to cover transport and/or accommodation costs of max. €250. Eligibility: the applicant must be – a JAWS member and a graduate student or […]

Upcoming JAWS conference 2019

Dear JAWS members, I hope you had a nice summer no matter whether you were in one of the hot spots of this earth or a more comfortable one temperature wise. It is high time to let you know that the next JAWS conference will take place at Aarhus University in Denmark from 15.-17. April […]

Job Posting: Kyoto Resident Director

The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) seeks candidates for the position of Resident Director of its study-abroad center based on the campus of Doshisha University in Kyoto. KCJS is a consortium of fourteen universities administered by Columbia University that offers academic year and summer programs. Working closely with the KCJS Governing Board, Columbia University, […]

Welcome Message from Incoming Secretary-General Steger

I began my term of office as Secretary General of JAWS at our last conference, which was held – as is the case every three years – concurrently with Section 5 of the EAJS conference in Ljubljana in late August 2014. I would like to thank our outgoing Secretary General, John Traphagan, for his valuable […]

CFP for Asian Studies Conference Japan

Dear All, A brief reminder that the CFP deadline for the 2014 Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) is October 15, 2014. [See below] Best regards, Gavin Whitelaw ————————– Asian Studies Conference Japan is now accepting proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual presentations for ASCJ 2014, to be held on the campus of Sophia University, June […]

JAWS 2013 Conference now accepting presentation proposals

The 23rd Conference of the Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) will be held from Thursday 07 March 2013 through Saturday 09 March 2013, at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA. The website for the conference is now live and can be viewed here. The conference theme is “Mobility in Japan” although proposal topics may focus […]