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  • Call for Ishibashi Foundation Digital Futures Scholars: Archives of Postwar Japanese Art in Europe

    Call for Ishibashi Foundation Digital Futures Scholars: Archives of Postwar Japanese Art in Europe

    The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures together with the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia launches a new initiative in digital Japanese arts. Building on the successes of our previous Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowships and Online Summer Programmes in Japanese Arts and Cultures, this initiative will engage students and early career researchers with curators and established specialists in their respective fields through the development of new digital platforms, connecting them with Japanese art collections across Europe, the United States and Japan. In 2022-23, we will undertake a series of pilot projects through which participants will gain unprecedented experience researching Japanese arts […]

  • Job Vacancy: Ishibashi Foundation Digital Project Officer at Sainsbury Institute

    Job Vacancy: Ishibashi Foundation Digital Project Officer at Sainsbury Institute

    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 […]

  • Job Vacancy: Office Assistant at Sainsbury Institute

    Job Vacancy: Office Assistant at Sainsbury Institute

    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 […]

  • Call for Papers – Internationalisation Revisited: The global role of Japan and China following the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Call for Papers – Internationalisation Revisited: The global role of Japan and China following the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    In preparation for Internationalisation Revisited: The global role of Japan and China following the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, an online workshop on 5 and 6 September, we invite presenters to send abstracts of no more than 250 words that consider the role of Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 in relation to topics including (but not limited to):  Domestic and International Media Coverage  The Covid-19 Pandemic and its effects on the Games  Comparisons between Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022  Marketing  Transnationalism  Cultural Diplomacy  Race, gender and sexuality  Disability and ableism  Local/national responses to the Olympics  Television, news, and social media   Celebrities and Tokyo 2020/Beijing 2022  […]

  • The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project – Excavations at Arminghall Henge September 2022: Call for Volunteers

    The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project – Excavations at Arminghall Henge September 2022: Call for Volunteers

    The Later Prehistoric Norfolk Project will be exploring a range of prehistoric monuments, from the Early Neolithic through to the end of the Iron Age, to better resolve the dating of the county’s monument sequence. Some of these monuments are threatened directly by climate change and others remain in the plough zone. This year’s work will focus on Arminghall Henge (NHER 6100; SAM 1003985) and its immediate monumental landscape. Field work will be carried out in August and September and will include geophysical survey followed by targeted investigations through excavation and sampling. At Arminghall itself we will be re-excavating JG Clarke’s trenches dug in 1935. The priority will be a […]

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

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

    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 […]

  • Sainsbury Institute Studentship in Japanese Art History

    Sainsbury Institute Studentship in Japanese Art History

    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 […]

  • [Closed] Job Vacancy: SOAS Sainsbury Lecturer in Arts of Japan

    [Closed] Job Vacancy: SOAS Sainsbury Lecturer in Arts of Japan

    School of Oriental and African Studies seeks to appoint a Lecturer (equiv. assistant professor) or Senior Lecturer (equiv. associate professor) in the Arts of Japan, starting in September 2022. Supported by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, the appointment will lead to further collaboration between SOAS and the Sainsbury Institute in research and teaching and the development of this strategic partnership. This role will sit within the Department of the History of Art & Archaeology within the School of Arts. The appointee will carry out research and provide teaching and supervision in an area or areas of the art and archaeology of Japan, complementing the […]

  • BAJS/Japan Foundation Postgraduate Workshop 2022

    BAJS/Japan Foundation Postgraduate Workshop 2022

    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. […]

  • Mari Yamazaki × Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere

    Mari Yamazaki × Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere

    The latest issue of the online New York Times Style Magazine: Japan features a conversation between Reserach Director Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere and Japanese manga artist Mari Yamazaki. They had met through Nicole’s curatorial work at The Citi Exhibition Manga at the British Museum in 2019 where Mari’s work Olympia Kyklos formed a part of the exhibition. The conversation centred around the theme of the Olympics, and they aslo talked openly about the Covid-19 pandemic and manga among other topics. Read the article here.

  • Talk on Manga, Art and Archives

    Talk on Manga, Art and Archives

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    A discussion between Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere (Curator of The Citi exhibition Manga at British Museum, Research Director at SISJAC, University of East Anglia), Takashi Oishi (Director of Yokote Masuda Manda Museum) and Masashi Okamoto (Director of Shueisha Manga – Art Heritage) on Vimeo ニコル・クーリッジ・ルーマニエール(セインズベリー藝術研究所研究担当所長およびイースト・アングリア大学日本美術文化教授)、大石卓(横手市増田まんが美術館館長)、岡本正史(集英社マンガアートヘリテージ責任者)による座談会 SHUEISHA MANGA-ART HERITAGE Sorry, in Japanese only for the moment

  • (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, […]