31st JAWS conference

The 31st JAWS conference will take place from July 6-9, 2022 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallès, organised by Blai Guarné (UAB): blai.guarne@uab.cat. The conference will be 100% face-to-face and based around the global theme: Research on Japan in the (Post-)COVID-19 Era. Venue: Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de … Read more

New JAWS Officers

We are pleased to announce the names of the new JAWS officers, as elected at the extraordinary business meeting on Friday, 5 November. JAWS Secretary General: Prof Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni JAWS Treasurer and Membership Secretary: Dr Giulia De Togni JAWS Internal Auditor: Dr Sonja Ganseforth Please find below messages from Prof Goldstein-Gidoni and Dr De Togni … Read more

Upcoming 30th JAWS conference postponed!

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

Full-time lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh

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

PAST 30th JAWS conference

PAST: 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

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