Past Conferences

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.

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30th JAWS Conference 2021
held concurrently with the Anthropology and Sociology section and the Media Studies section of the 16th EAJS conference, 24-28 August 2021

29th JAWS Conference 2019
Aarhus University, Denmark, 15-19 April 2019.
Event Web site and Conference programme (PDF)

28th JAWS Conference 2017
Concurrently with Section 5a and Section 5b of the 15th EAJS International Conference 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, 30 August – 2 September 2017.

27th JAWS Conference 2016
Kobe University, Kobe (Japan), concurrently with the 2nd EAJS Japan Conference.

26th JAWS Conference 2015
Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1-4 September 2015.

AJJ in Tokyo 2015
Seijo University, Tokyo, 25-26 April 2015.
AJJ in Tokyo 2015 poster (.pdf)

16th Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag 2015
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany, 26-28 August 2015.
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25th JAWS Conference 2014
held concurrently with Section 5 of the 14th European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27-30 August 2014.

24th JAWS Conference 2014
two panels (P023 and P116) and a roundtable at the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) 2014 congress, Chiba, Japan, 15-18 May 2014 and organised by the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JACSA).

23rd JAWS Conference 2013
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA, 07-09 March 2013.

22nd JAWS Conference 2011
held concurrently with Section 5 of the 13th European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) conference at Tallinn University, Estonia, 24-28 August 2011.

21st JAWS Conference 2011
Otago University, Dunedin NZ, 10-11 July 2011.

20th JAWS Conference 2010
University of Texas at Austin 2010, Religion, Ritual, and Identity in Japan.
Keynote Speaker: Delores Martinez

For information on earlier conferences, see the History page.