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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • “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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • [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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]