Conference Report – JAWS 2019 at Aarhus University

Report Authors: Alastair LOMAS, University of Manchester, alastair.lomas[@] Antonia MISERKA, University of Vienna, antonia.miserka[@] Sebastian POLAK-ROTTMANN, University of Vienna,  sebastian.polak-rottmann[@] Pilvi POSIO, University of Turku, pilvi.posio[@]     The JAWS conference 2019 took place at Aarhus University in Denmark from 15-17 April 2019. The conference gathered together anthropologists to sunny spring Aarhus to explore the … Read more

EAJS/JAWS Conference Lisbon 2017 – Report Nanase SHIROTA

Nanase SHIROTA ns637[@] University of Cambridge The 15thEAJS international conference took place at the Faculdade de Ciências Socialis e Humanas of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal from 30 August to 2 September with beautiful blue sky and a warm weather. Over 1200 academics and researchers working in the field of Japanese Studies were … Read more

EAJS/JAWS Conference Lisbon 2017 – Report Christopher Tso

Christopher TsoUniversity of Cambridge The 15thInternational JAWS/EAJS 2017 Conference took place from 30 August to 2 September at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. In the Anthropology and Sociology section, colleagues from Europe and further afield gathered to discuss themes of affect and sense as well as a range of other topics. I would like … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Cosima WAGNER

Cosima WAGNER cosima.wagner[@] Freie Universität Berlin In my report on the 26th JAWS conference 2015 in Istanbul I would like to comment from three different perspectives: as a program convenor, as a panel organizer and from a participant point of view. As a rather new member of JAWS I was very excited to be asked … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Kristýna VOJTÍŠKOVÁ

Kristýna VOJTÍŠKOVÁ kr.vojtiskova[@] Charles University in Prague First of all, I wish to acknowledge the fund from the Toshiba Foundation for providing the great opportunity that allowed me to attend the 26th conference of JAWS, which was held at Boğaziçi Üniversitesi in Istanbul 1st – 4th of September 2015. I joined JAWS a few months before and the … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Jens SEJRUP

Jens SEJRUP Jens.Sejrup[@] Lund Universtity The Ljubljana conference was the first time a separate section on Media Studies was organized at an EAJS conference, so in many ways this section was exploratory and groundbreaking. I think it very convincingly managed to carve out a position for Media Studies as a separate EAJS section: it was … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Martin RATHMANN

Martin RATHMANN martin.rathmann[@] Heidelberg University The 26th JAWS Conference took place at Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey) from the 1st to the 4th of September, organized by JAWS in collaboration with the Japanese Studies Association in Turkey (JAD) and the Asian Studies Centre at Boğaziçi University. Most panels where held in the Faculty of Arts and … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Anne-Lise MITHOUT

Anne-Lise MITHOUT annelise.mithout[@] Paris-Dauphine University As a soon-to-be doctor, I found the 26th JAWS Conference inspiring in many ways. First and foremost, the chosen theme “Technology and Nature” was the opportunity to gather researchers from various horizons (even beyond the field of anthropology) dealing with a wide range of subjects, and to discuss philosophical, ethical, … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Caitlin MEAGHER

Caitlin MEAGHER pontificait[@] University of Oxford First, I would like to express my deep gratitude to the Toshiba Foundation for allowing me this opportunity.  As a doctoral candidate in the final stages (just prior to defense), the conference allowed me to present a paper that was based on my fieldwork data but which would not fit … Read more

Conference Istanbul 2015 – Report Artur LOZANO-MENDEZ

Artur LOZANO-MENDEZ Artur.Lozano[@] Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona The 26th JAWS conference was held on the Faculty of Arts & Sciences of the splendid South Campus of Bosphorus University, from the 1st to the 4th of September 2015. Thanks to the efforts of the organisers, the faculty of BoğaziçiUniversity and the team of volunteers, the conference went … Read more