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 … Read more

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

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

Important Info on Istanbul Conference Added

Important information on the 26th JAWS Conference in Istanbul has been added to the Conferences Page. Everyone planning to attend (or considering it) should download and read the latest info regarding the conference schedule, registration, tutorial/mentoring sessions, travel arrangements, transportation in Istanbul, and funding options.

New Publication: Japanese Journalism and the Japanese Newspaper

Japanese Journalism and the Japanese Newspaper This reader offers eleven chapters that speak to the role and function of journalism and the newspaper in contemporary Japanese society. Individually, each chapter provides important information on the particular topic that is its focus, while at the same time elucidating on how that particular topic is addressed by … Read more

Kyoto Resident Director Job Announcement

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. For additional background information, potential applicants should visit the … Read more

Multiple positions, Dept. of Anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for faculty posts at Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor levels, in sociocultural anthropology (1 to 2 posts) and in archaeology and heritage management (1 post). Geographical areas of specialty should be China, Southeast Asia, or South Asia. Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in anthropology; (ii) … Read more

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 … Read more

CFP: 113th AAA Annual Meeting

113th AAA Annual Meeting: “Producing Anthropology” December 3–7, 2014 Washington DC USA. Call for Papers Our association’s history suggests that anthropology was an early adopter of an alchemic interdisciplinarity. We are a scientific practice of multivocality, committed to conversations across networks, interests, and perspectives. Indeed, the American Anthropological Association introduced annual meeting themes to the … Read more