European Association for Japanese Studies


Nurturing the Next Generation of Japan Specialists: An Interview with Dr. Verena Blechinger-Talcott

In light of the fiftieth anniversary of the triennial conferences held by the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) last August, immediate past president Verena Blechinger-Talcott spoke with Japan-Insights about the globalization of Japan Studies, and how support of early-career scholars has proven to be pivotal in fostering comparative perspectives and strengthening intra-Asian and transnational […]

EAJS General Meeting 2023

As is the tradition of the EAJS, we will hold the EAJS General Meeting following the 17th EAJS International Conference (17-20 August 2023). In accordance with § 6 (1) of the EAJS Constitution, the EAJS Council would like to hereby invite all EAJS members to this meeting. Further information and the agenda for the meeting […]

EAJS Council Election 2023

As required by the Constitution of the EAJS, this election determines the Officers and Members of the EAJS Council to serve during the period 2023-2026. The Constitution allows each member one vote for President, one for Treasurer, one for Secretary, and three for members of the extended Council.Those candidates whose names appear below have confirmed […]

Professor Josef Kreiner wins 4th NIHU Prize for Japanese Studies

We congratulate Professor Josef Kreiner for winning the 4th NIHU (National Institutes for the Humanities) Prize for Japanese Studies. Professor Kreiner is a founding member of the EAJS and its first elected president. For more information please refer to

New EAJS Website!

We are happy to announce the launching of our new homepage!Here members and non-members can find latest information concerning our conference, workshops and EAJS activities.In the future, it will also be possible for EAJS members to renew their memberships and manage their data online as well as for new members to apply for membership. We […]

2022 TIFO Fellows

The TIFO Fellowship program aims at enabling Ph.D. candidates to pursue research in Japan for their ongoing Ph.D. projects.