Japan-based filmmaker John Williams, who spent a sabbatical last year with us, has made a new film which will be on release in Tokyo from Saturday 30 June for three weeks with English subtitles. The film 審判 or "The Trial" is based on Franz Kafka's famous work but set in contemporary Tokyo.
We are pleased to announce that two former students of the MSc/MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies were prize winners at the 28th Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese this year.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies would like to welcome Dr Mateja Kovacic to the Institute. She is our first British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
Application deadline 19th February 2018.
Consultancy Research Internship, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
St Cross College is pleased to offer the Robin and Nadine Wells
Scholarship for the academic year 2018-19.
The Newton International Fellowship 2018 round is now open to applications and will close on 27 March 2018 3pm UK time. SIAS is running an internal selection process based on draft proposals.
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018 (SIAS Deadline: 22nd Feb 2018 – University Deadline 23rd March 2018)
Ecologies of Knowledge and Practice: Japanese Studies and the Environmental Humanities - a Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop was held at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford on 27th and 28th October, 2017
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
Congratulations to Professor Sho Konishi and Dr George Kunnath for their nominations in the Outstanding Supervisor category.
Warren Stanislaus, a researcher at the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation and a former MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies student, has recently had an article on the role of think tanks in Japan, published in the Spring 2015 issue of Global Asia.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr Marcus E Rebick, University Lecturer in the Japanese Economy, and Governing Body Fellow at St Antony’s from 1994 to 2012 died peacefully at home on Thursday 29 January 2015, aged 59.
SIAS and Oriental Studies are delighted to note that our REF2014 submission was the largest made to the Area Studies panel by a considerable margin.