[Closed] Call for Applications: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2024-25

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We are now inviting applications for the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2024-25. 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 Career Researchers working in the fields of visual studies, including but not limited to history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology, architecture, film studies, and digital humanities. During their appointment Fellows are encouraged to contribute to our Third Thursday Lecture Series and to organise a symposium in Norwich. They may also contribute to teaching. Fellowships are […]

Research Assistantship for Digitisation of UK Japanese Collections, funded by the International Joint Digital Archiving Center for Japanese Art and Culture

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The project titled ‘Re-thinking Japonisme: Digitisation of the V&A’s collection of Japanese illustrated books and researching its formation in the late 19th century’, funded by the International Joint Digital Archiving Center for Japanese Art and Culture (ARC-iJAC), is offering two positions at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Each position is for a duration of one week, with the first from 20th to 24th November 2023 and the second from 27th November to 1st December 2023. The working hours for these roles will be from 10:00 to 17:00. This research project is a collaborative effort between the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts […]

Jews in Japan during the Asia Pacific War (1941)

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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 transit visas to a final destination (mostly the Dutch colony of Curacao on the Caribbean Islands), is well known and has been thoroughly covered over the past decades in numerous publications. What is less known, is what actually happened to the people who carried these visas, and how they proceeded after leaving Kovno (Kaunas) in […]

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 you to take a look at this short film created by our research partner Dr Corey Noxon of the Department of Archaeology at Ritsumeikan University using drone footage taken during study visits to Akita and Hokkaido in the spring and summer of 2022. Our colleagues at the German Archaeological Institute created an excellent introduction to […]

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

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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 Career Researchers working in the fields of visual studies, including but not limited to history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology, architecture, film studies, and digital humanities. During their appointment Fellows are encouraged to contribute to our Third Thursday Lecture Series and to organise a symposium in Norwich. They may also contribute to teaching. Fellowships are […]

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

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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 activity, with a particular focus on the Ishibashi Foundation Digital Futures initiative.  The Ishibashi Foundation Digital Futures initiative comprises a series of interlinked digital projects exploring how digital technologies can enhance the study and appreciation of, and engagement with, Japanese visual cultures, including both tangible and intangible heritage. The initiative is funded by the Ishibashi […]

[Closed] Job Vacancy: Office Assistant at Sainsbury Institute

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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 responsibilities include dealing with enquiries and customers, organising meetings, travel plans and hotel bookings for staff and visitors, assisting with routine administrative arrangements for events at the Institute and providing a reception service. Due to the nature of the job requirements, you will be expected to work in the office on a daily basis. This […]

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

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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 view Professor Susan Whitfield’s keynote speech “Genuine or Forged? Refocusing on Dunhuang Manuscripts” and to 5:40:00 for Professor Simon Kaner’s closing remarks: Japanese  https://youtu.be/kdepZGxaSF8 Chinese  https://youtu.be/SEOw40gpTIg Original  https://youtu.be/K8NvEaMA5vo The symposium programme (Japanese and English, with speaker profiles and presentation titles) and informational fliers (Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese) are available from the Kyoto National […]