CJS Research Webinar: Rule of Law & Democracy in Japan

Thursday 11 February13:00-14:00 GMTZoom Webinar Join us for our first CJS Research Webinar of the year where Dr Sherzod Muminov will be joined by Professor Kabashima Hiroshi to discuss democracy in Japan. The webinar consists of a 40-minute conversation between Dr Muminov and Professor Kabashima before being opened to a Q&A with our virtual audience.Continue reading “CJS Research Webinar: Rule of Law & Democracy in Japan”

The Third Force in Modern Japanese Painting: Watercolour Movement and British Art

Webinar (External event) Friday 5 February 2021 | 18.00-19.00 JST (09:00-10:00 GMT) Book by Weds 3rd February Our Sainsbury Institute colleague Professor Toshio Watanabe, Professor for Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, University of East Anglia, and Emeritus Professor of History of Art andContinue reading “The Third Force in Modern Japanese Painting: Watercolour Movement and British Art”

[S1E19] 🗼 Migrant Communities of Tokyo with Dr Jamie Coates

Listen on your favourite podcast platform or stream on YouTube 明けましておめでとうございますand welcome back to Beyond Japan! This week, for our first episode of 2021, Oliver is joined by Dr Jamie Coates, anthropologist and lecturer in East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield, to look at migrant communities in Tokyo and Japan at large, exploringContinue reading “[S1E19] 🗼 Migrant Communities of Tokyo with Dr Jamie Coates”

Welcome to the MAIJS Student Spot!

In response to the lockdown announced this month, we at Japan In Norwich have decided to create a dedicated online space for students enrolled on the MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies. In the MAIJS Student Spot, Chris Hayes and I will send personalised messages to you all twice a week sharing the latest news inContinue reading “Welcome to the MAIJS Student Spot!”

Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships

Application deadline: Sunday 28 February 2021 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 8th year of this programme and we have been very successful in securing several of these studentships for MA and PhDContinue reading “Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships”

Christmas in Japan

Ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated in Japan? On Christmas day, we at the Centre for Japanese Studies present to you an insightful video on the matter from the H-Net archives to answer this question. Christmas in Japan: Globalization versus Localization (2004) by Junko Kimura and Russell Belk takes an intriguing look at the secularContinue reading “Christmas in Japan”

[S1E18] 📲 Digitising Japanese Studies with Dr Paula Curtis

Listen on your favourite podcast platform For our final episode of 2020, Oliver is joined by Dr Paula Curtis, historian of premodern Japan at Yale University, for a topical discussion on Digital Japanese Studies, considering how moving the field online through incorporating digital methods, tools and resources might alter its future direction. We consider theContinue reading “[S1E18] 📲 Digitising Japanese Studies with Dr Paula Curtis”

Sainsbury Institute Lecture: Reflections on four decades of fascination with Japan – guest speaker Bill Emmott

Thursday 17 December 20206pm (GMT)Free booking – more information available on the Sainsbury Institute website Our colleagues at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures will be hosting their final Third Thursday Lecture of the year tomorrow evening in discussion with Japan Society chair Bill Emmott. You can enjoy the lectureContinue reading “Sainsbury Institute Lecture: Reflections on four decades of fascination with Japan – guest speaker Bill Emmott”