[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 […]

[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 […]

Sainsbury Institute Studentship in Japanese Art History

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We are pleased to announce the inaugural Sainsbury Institute Studentship in Japanese Art History, to be awarded to an outstanding student in the MA course in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia, specializing in Japanese art history. The Studentship carries a value of full domestic fees for the course.   The MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies was launched in 2020, and is a collaboration between the Sainsbury Institute and the University of East Anglia, https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/postgraduate/ma-interdisciplinary-japanese-studies.   This innovative one-year course covers a range of disciplinary approaches in Japanese Studies, with Japanese visual culture and art history shaping the core of its curriculum. The course also benefits from close collaborations with […]

BAJS/Japan Foundation Postgraduate Workshop 2022

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Date: Friday 25th February 2022 Where: Norwich, UK Booking required. Please apply via this link. Next year, the Sainsbury Institute and University of East Anglia will be hosting the annual BAJS/Japan Foundation Postgraduate Workshop 2022. This workshop aims to assist the development of the next generation of Japan specialists in the UK. It is a great opportunity for students to receive practical advice on their research from senior colleagues, and to get to know fellow postgraduate students in the Japanese Studies community. All students pursuing a Japanese Studies postgraduate degree can apply, but preference will be given to students who are studying in the UK and are also BAJS members. […]

(Closed) Call for Applications: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2021-22

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The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships, established in 2000 through generous funding from Lord Sainsbury of Turville, are designed to strengthen academic ties with Japanese studies programmes in Asia, Europe, Oceania and North America. The Fellowships provide recipients with an opportunity to work in a scholarly environment conducive to completing a publication project. The Institute is offering several Fellowships to scholars who have received a PhD in any area of Japanese culture. Preference will be given to applicants working in the fields of visual studies, including but not limited to history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology, architecture, film studies, and digital humanities. Preference will be given to Early Career Researchers, […]

Apply to take part in Sainsbury Institute – University of Tokyo Faculty of Letters Winter Programme (Closed)

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The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, in association with the Faculty of Letters at the University of Tokyo, invites applications from undergraduates in any discipline for the 5th Winter Programme in British Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (5-14 February 2020 inclusive). This year our focus is on the prehistoric sites and landscapes associated with the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage site, and will include special access to sites, museums and heritage organisations, and lectures by a range of distinguished specialists. In 2020, the Winter Programme forms part of the UK-Japan Season of Culture, and is the precursor to a year of Japan-related activities at the Wiltshire Museum, Devizes, and the […]

Learn Japanese with UEA’s Evening Language Programme

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Why Japanese? Japanese is such a fascinating language to learn with its unique writing system and rich cultural background. There are now millions of people learning Japanese around the world, drawn to the language and country through everything from pop culture such as Manga, Anime and video games to the more traditional arts, such as Origami and pottery, and of course Japan’s world class cuisine. Learning Japanese will provide greater insight into the inner workings of Japanese society with its complex mannerisms in both social and business situations which can lead to fun and interesting experiences and exciting new career opportunities. UEA offers Japanese language courses throughout the year, starting […]

Call for Applications: University of Tokyo Summer Programme 2019

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About the Programme The Faculty of Letters of the University of Tokyo, in conjunction with the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, invites applications from undergraduate students who are not of Japanese nationality and interested in Japanese archaeology and heritage to take part in a two-week Summer School programme in Japan. Participants will spend the whole period with undergraduate students from the University of Tokyo and learn together about Japanese culture and history. This is the sixth year that this exciting program will be run. Dates and contents of the programme The program will run from the 9th to 23rd September 2019. The first week of […]

MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies

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Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures together with the University of East Anglia are delighted to announce the launch of our new MA programme in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies, beginning in autumn 2020. Administered through UEA’s Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities, home to the University’s Centre for Japanese Studies, this MA course is a collaboration of Japan specialists from both the University and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. Lecturers with academic focus on Japan from several schools of study at UEA, as well as academic staff of the Sainsbury Institute together have developed an innovative interdisciplinary curriculum for students who want to know […]

Handa Japanese Archaeology Fellowship: Call for applications | CLOSED

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The Handa Japanese Archaeology Fellowship was established in 2003, and is funded through the International Jomon Culture Conference by the Japanese philanthropist Handa Haruhisa. The fellowships are designed to allow a particularly promising Japanese archaeologist to spend a year with the Sainsbury Institute. There have to date been five Handa Japanese Archaeology Fellows. Handa Japanese Archaeology Fellowship application is now open. Deadline: 3 October 2016. For more details, please refer to the details available here (in Japanese only) Contact

Ishibashi Scholarship: Study art history in Japan | CLOSED

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Ishibashi Scholarship Ishibashi Scholarship for Graduate Students Majoring in Art History in Japan Ishibashi Foundation is offering a scholarship through Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (JEES) to graduate students who are planning to conduct research in art history in one of the selected universities in Japan. Amount and Duration of Scholarship 150,000 yen/month(Maximum duration: Two years) Eligibility and Application Procedures Eligibility Graduate students who are planning to study art history in one of the selected universities in Japan. Please see below for the list of the universities. Graduate students who are not living in Japan at the time of application; Graduate students who have no difficulty in understanding lectures or […]

Tokyo Summer Programme 2015

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Tokyo Summer Programme | 1-15 August, 2015 Call for Applications for the Faculty of Letters of the University of Tokyo Summer Program in Japanese Archaeology and Heritage 2015 About the Programme The Faculty of Letters of the University of Tokyo, in conjunction with the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, invites applications from undergraduate students who are not of Japanese nationality and interested in Japanese archaeology and heritage to take part in a two-week Summer School program in Japan. Participants will spend the whole period with undergraduate students from the University of Tokyo and learn together about Japanese culture and history. This is the second year […]

Sainsbury Institute Bursaries for ‘Japan Orientation: New Directions in Japanese Studies’ Summer School at the University of East Anglia, 27 June – 24 July 2015

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Deadline for online applications is 31 March 2015 Watch clips from the 2014 Summer School The Sainsbury Institute is delighted to be able to offer three full bursaries to students from the European Union including the UK interested in Japanese Studies for ‘Japan Orientation: New Directions in Japanese Studies’, a fully accredited Summer School at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, from 27 June – 24 July 2015. These bursaries will cover all tuition fees, accommodation and food, study trips, and 12 hours of Japanese language teaching. Students from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia are eligible to apply for another bursary programme, supported by the Toshiba International Foundation. […]

Academic exchange agreement signed with The University of Tokyo

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On 6 January of this year, Mizutori Mami, Executive Director of the Sainsbury Institute and Professor Osano Shigetoshi, Dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology and also of the Faculty of Letters of The University of Tokyo signed an agreement on academic exchanges between the two organizations. The signing ceremony took place at the Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo with Dr Simon Kaner, Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage present from the Institute. Since its establishment, expanding and deepening our ties with Japanese higher education institutions has always been regarded as a top priority issue for the Sainsbury Institute. This most recent agreement forged […]

University of Tokyo Summer Programme

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Tokyo Summer Programme | 30 July-13 August, 2014 Call for Applications for theUniversity of Tokyo 2014 Summer Programmein Japanese Archaeology and Heritage About the Programme The University of Tokyo, in conjunction with the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, invites applications from undergraduate students interested in Japanese archaeology and heritage to take part in a new two-week Summer School programme in Japan from 30th July to 13th August. The Summer School will involve a week based in Tokyo (30th July to 6th August), visiting museums and excavation sites and attending a few lectures, followed by a week at the Tokyo University Tokoro Field Station (from 6th to […]