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Beyond Japan Episode 1: Stone Circles of Akita and Wiltshire with Professor Simon Kaner

The debut episode of CJS podcast BeyondJapan is now live! Join Oliver Moxham in conversation with Professor Simon Kaner on the significance of Japanese archaeology for the global history of humanity:

Welcome to the debut episode of our new podcast series ‘Beyond Japan’, where we explore the interdisciplinary nature of Japanese Studies through academics from a wide range of fields. In this episode, the Director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia, Professor Simon Kaner, Executive Director of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, where he is also Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage talks about the significance of Japanese archaeology for the global history of humanity, and introduces some of the initiatives he leads setting Japanese archaeology and heritage in a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective, most recently launching the Online Jomon Matsuri.

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