CJS Research Webinar: The Eastern cousins of European sovereign states? Territorial sovereignty in early modern Japan

Join us on Thursday 13th October for the autumn series of our CJS Research Seminars with Naosuke Mukoyama, who will be re-evaluating the idea of the sovereign state through the lens of early modern Japan.

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.

[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 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.

[CJS Research Webinar] Missing the Point: The Art of Translating Mishima Yukio with Prof Stephen Dodd

Join us on Thurs 9th Dec for our CJS Research Seminar where Prof Stephen Dodd describes his experience translating two of Mishima Yukio’s texts, ‘Beautiful Star’ and ‘Life for Sale’.