2023/24 Call for Applications: Toshiba International Foundation Fellowships

With this Call for Applications, we cordially invite doctoral candidates conducting Japan-related research to apply for the Toshiba International Foundation Fellowships 2023/24. The Toshiba International Foundation Fellowship program conducted jointly by the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) and the Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO) supports doctoral candidates in carrying out research in Japan. Applications are […]

Call for Applications: 19th EAJS Workshop for Doctoral Students

Venue: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Date: 14–17 August 2023 Project director: Prof. Dr. Jan Schmidt (KU Leuven) Language for applications and during the workshop: English Application deadline: 24 March 2023 To apply, please visit our application portal. The European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) invites doctoral students in all fields of Japan-related research (humanities and […]

18th EAJS International Conference 2026

Call for Conference Site Bids The European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) invites bids to host the 18th International Conference of EAJS to be held in 2026. EAJS conferences take place every three years and are usually attended by more than 900 scholars from Europe, Japan, the United States, and other countries. The previous in-person […]

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 https://www.nihu.jp/en/news/2022/20221017

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.