Jews in Japan during the Asia Pacific War (1941)

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News

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023, we are publishing a special article written by Dr Ayelet Zohar, Senior Lecturer, Art History Dept., Tel Aviv University, who is currently an Academic Visitor at the Sainsbury Institute. The special story of Sugihara Chiune (杉原千畝) and his dedication to Jewish refugees, allowing them to travel to Japan on […]

Online Jomon Matsuri: Winter Solstice 2022

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Online Jomon Matsuri

Professor Simon Kaner will be spending the Winter Solstice (morning of 22 December) at Stonehenge, checking in on our exhibition at the Stonehenge Visitor Centre. We will be posting live from the stone circle. We are currently finalising plans for associated activities in the New Year. Watch this space! To mark the Solstice, we invite […]

Call for Applications: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2023-24

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Fellowships Study

We are now inviting applications for the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2023-24. The Fellowships provide recipients with an opportunity to work in a scholarly environment conducive to completing a publication project. The positions are available to academics who have received a PhD in any area of Japanese culture. Preference will be given to Early […]

[Closed] Job Vacancy: Ishibashi Foundation Digital Project Officer at Sainsbury Institute

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Jobs

Applications are invited for the above post, which will be based in the Sainsbury Institute’s offices in the Cathedral Close, Norwich. You will undertake a variety of digital tasks across a range of Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC) projects and initiatives contributing to the Institute’s Digital Japan strand of […]

[Closed] Job Vacancy: Office Assistant at Sainsbury Institute

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Jobs

Applications are invited for the above post, which will be based in the Sainsbury Institute’s offices in the Cathedral Close, Norwich. You will work side-by-side with the Office Coordinator, ensuring smooth and efficient day-to-day running of the Sainsbury Institute office including the provision of clerical and secretarial support for the Institute’s senior management. Other key […]

“Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research” – Kyoto National Museum International Symposium now online 

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Videos

On 19 March 2022, the Kyoto National Museum’s International Symposium “Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research,” was held, co-organized by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. In case you were unable to participate in person, the symposium recordings are now available on YouTube below. Fast forward to 1:07:00 to […]