The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for this year’s British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2019.
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)
The University has three main application deadlines for 2014-2015: 22 November 2013; 24 January 2014 and 14 March 2014.
The Japanese Language Proficiency Tests are held at SOAS, University of London. The JLPT July 2013 test will be held on Sunday 7th July 2013. The test will close to applications on Friday 12th April, 2013.
Dr Hiroaki Matsuura has taken up the post of Departmental Lecturer in the Economy of Japan starting January 2013. Dr Matsuura joins us from Harvard University where he has recently completed a doctorate on "Rights, Health Laws, and Health Outcomes".
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The Nissan Institute uses the three main application deadlines: 22 November 2013; 24 January 2014 and 14 March 2014. We suggest you apply by the January deadline if at all possible.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies is sad to announce that during the summer vacation Mark Rebick decided to take early retirement from his post as University Lecturer in the Economy of Japan. He joins Ann Waswo and Arthur Stockwin as an emeritus fellow of the institute.