31st JAWS conference

The 31st JAWS conference took place from July 6-9, 2022 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. You can now watch the video here.

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