Call for Papers: Internationalisation Revisited

In July 2021, hosted by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, Dr Christopher Hayes and Dr Duncan Breeze brought together an international group of scholars for the event ‘Internationalisation Interrupted’: a workshop that explored the global position of Japan during the build-up to Tokyo 2020. One year on, and two Olympic events later, we now once again invite scholars back for a follow-up event that considers the impact of the games on Japan.

Online Summer Programme 2022: Applications Now Open!

The Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures are pleased to invite applications for the 2022 TIFO Online Summer Programme in Japanese Cultural Studies, running from Monday 1st to Friday 12th August 2022.

Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research Symposium

Watch the Kyoto National Museum’s International Symposium “Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research” on YouTube in English, Japanese and Chinese.

[CJS Research Webinar] Museums of themselves: disaster, heritage, and the future of northeastern Japan with Dr Andrew Littlejohn

Watch our webinar with Dr Andrew Littlejohn who discusses how to live sustainably in a world damaged by both intensifying hazards and their mitigating technologies.

Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships 2022

Application deadline: Monday 28 February 2022 The Centre for Japanese Studies has once again been invited to submit applications for a number of Postgraduate Studentships from the Great British Sasakawa Foundation. This is the 9th year of this programme and we have been very successful in securing several of these studentships for MA and PhDContinue reading “Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships 2022”

[CJS Research Webinar] Enduring Crisis: North Korea and the Transformation of the Postwar Japanese State with Sebastian Maslow

Join us on Thurs 24th February for our CJS Research Seminar where Sebastian Maslow discusses North Korea in Japanese political, academic and public discourse.

Discover Japan

Saturday 26 February | 10:00-15:00 The Forum, Norwich NR2 1TF Free to attend, no booking required Are you interested in Japanese language and culture? Perhaps you have thought about learning Japanese or visiting Japan one day? If so, this is a fantastic event for you, with a Japanese language taster, origami, Japanese calligraphy and more.Continue reading “Discover Japan”

CJS Winter e-Newsletter 2021-22 ❄️

Welcome to the Winter 2022 Centre for Japanese Studies e-Newsletter. While the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has once again impacted on plans for travel and in-person events, there is a cautious return to in-person events as infection rates begin to drop. In the meantime, we continue to provide a range of online offerings for you to enjoy.

[CJS Research Webinar] The Women of Ghibli: Female Labour and the Creation of Porco Rosso

Join us on Thurs 24th February for our CJS Research Seminar with Dr Rayna Denison as she explores a history of women at Studio Ghibli, reconsidering Ghibli’s reputation for feminism.