Category Archives: graduate school

Middlebury Summer School of Japanese: Experiences, Challenges, and Alternatives

Today we are featuring a guest post by Elena Kirillova, currently a Master’s student in Japanese Language and Literature. She provides a detailed overview of the Middlebury Summer School of Japanese, including both the program’s contents and her personal experiences/challenges … Continue reading

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Job Opening: PhD Research Fellowship in Okinawan Studies

Job description One Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Okinawan Studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo. The PhD candidate will take part in the ERC-funded project “Whales of Power: Aquatic Mammals, … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Sakae Japan Internship Program

The Sakae Japan Internship Program (SJIP) is looking for motivated students and recent graduates who would like to start a career in Japan through tailored internships. SJIP arranges internships in a wide variety of industries on a case-by-case basis, with … Continue reading

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Resource: All Research is Fieldwork: A Practical Introduction to Studying in Japan as a Foreign Researcher

The Asia-Pacific Journal (Japan Focus) has just published an excellent preliminary guide to approaching fieldwork in Japan, by Prof. Levi McLaughlin (Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State). In it, he touches upon the importance of building personal connections with … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Okinawan Art in its Regional Context

University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK October 10-11, 2019 Deadline for submissions: June 14, 2019 We are pleased to announce the international conference entitled ‘Okinawan Art in its Regional Context: Historical Overview and Contemporary Practice’, which is to be hosted … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: 2020 Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS Fellowships

The Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS is presently calling for applications for two thematic fellowships sponsored by our partners: Air Liquide Fellowship: “Visioning the Future of Human-Machine Relationships: Collaborative Researches between Japan and France“ Valeo Fellowship: “Innovative Technologies for a Sustainable … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program

Program Overview: Inaugurated in May 2013, the Reischauer Policy Research Fellows Program is a critical element of the Reischauer Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. It is designed to support the Center’s … Continue reading

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