Past Conferences

29th JAWS Conference 2019
Aarhus University, Aarhus (Denmark), 15-19 April 2019
Event Web site
Conference programme (PDF opens in a new window)

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

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

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

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

16th Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag 2015
26-28 August 2015, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany.

25th JAWS Conference 2014
held concurrent with sect. 5 of the 14th International Conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) conferences, in Ljubljana (Slovenia) from 27 to 30 August 2014.

24th JAWS Conference 2014
two panels at the conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences 2014, in Chiba from 15 to 18 May 2014 and organised by the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JACSA):

  • #23 ‘Living with disaster: Comparative approaches’ — a joint JAWS-JACSA panel, convened by Dr. Hayashi Isao (Minpaku, Osaka) and Dr. Brigitte Steger (U Cambridge).
  • #116 ‘Mutual anthropology: a proposal for future equality in the discipline’ — a JAWS panel, convened by Professors Joy Hendry and Shioji Yuko.

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

22nd JAWS Conference 2011
held concurrently with Section 5 (Anthropology and Sociology) of the 13th European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
Tallinn University in 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.