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Japanese Study Seminar in Alsace 2017: Call for Participation!
Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status and future perspectives
UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2017
Japan Orientation at the University of East Anglia

Japanese Study Seminar in Alsace 2017: Call for Participation!   org

The Japan Foundation and Centre Européen d'Études Japonaises d'Alsace (CEEJA) are now accepting applications for participation in Japanese Study Seminar: Digital Media and Communication (デジタル・メディアとコミュニケーション) scheduled for 25 to 26 September 2017 at CEEJA, in Kientzheim, France. The official language of the seminar will be JAPANESE.

This seminar aims to encourage networking among young researchers in Europe specialising in Japan related topics, and to further promote Japanese Studies in Europe.

Participants will join a two-day intensive workshop in the cozy and intimate atmosphere of CEEJA's facility in Kientzheim where they will present and discuss their current research projects with fellow participants and a guest mentor from Japan.

The theme of this year’s seminar will be "Digital Media and Communication (デジタル・メディアとコミュニケーション)". We are calling for applications from young researchers in Europe specialising in politics, history, sociology, literature, arts, language, philosophy, economics, architecture, religion, etc. 

The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday 14 July 2017

For further details including eligibility and application procedures, please visit the Japan Foundation Tokyo website here.


Date: 25 September 2017 - 26 September 2017
Venue:

Centre Européen d'Études Japonaises d'Alsace (CEEJA), Kientzheim, France


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Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status and future perspectives   JPsupported

This is the concluding day of an international conference titled ‘Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status and future perspectives’ organised by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC) and Centre for Japanese Studies, University of East Anglia (UEA), in association with the Global Exchange Organisation for Research and Education, Gakushuin University.

The conference will identify challenges faced by the higher education institutions and museums in the UK and elsewhere in Europe where their research, teaching and collections concern Japanese arts and cultures, and will seek to offer solutions.


Date: 14 July 2017 from 9.30am to 6.00pm
Venue:

Weston Room, Norwich Cathedral Hostry, Norwich NR1 4DH


Booking Information

Admission is open to all and free but registration is required. For more information please see the SISJAC website 

This conference is sponsored by the Japan Foundation Grant Programme for Japanese Studies Projects. For more information about this programme please click here.

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UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2017   JPsupported

UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2017 brings together sixth form and high school students from the UK and Japan to take part in an exciting series of activities during which students will learn about each other’s culture, society and language and discuss solutions to global problems.

This year’s programme will include special activities exploring the themes of ‘Soseki in the UK’, and ‘Social Entrepreneurship – A memory of Tomoatsu Godai’


Date: 22 July 2017 - 29 July 2017
Venue:

University College London (UCL), University of Cambridge, Rikkyo School in England


Booking Information

For more information and to book a place please see the UCL-Japan Youth Challenge website.

The UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2017 is sponsored by the Japan Foundation London Grant Programme for Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange.

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Japan Orientation at the University of East Anglia   JPsupported

Japan Orientation is a focused short course which allows students to explore the latest approaches to Japanese Studies offered as part of the University of East Anglia’s International Summer School.

The programme will be  delivered by the University of East Anglia’s specialised Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS) and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC)  and will concentrate on stimulating discussion with speakers who are leading researchers in the field of Japanese Studies, in culture, history, international relations, business, media and much more.

The course is suited to those currently at university who are interested in Japan, East Asia and the latest approaches to Japanese Studies.

For more information please see the website of the University of East Anglia.


Date: 24 June 2017 - 21 July 2017
Venue:

University of East Anglia

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