European Association for Japanese Studies


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 […]

Call for Bids: 18th EAJS International Conference 2026

Call for bids: 18th EAJS International Conference 2026 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. […]

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.