EAJS2017 Conference in Lisbon
The conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies will bring together nearly a thousand academics and researchers working in the field of Japanese Studies, over three and a half days of presentations and social events, in the beautiful city of Lisbon. All are welcome. There is no overarching theme; instead the panels will be organised within thematic 'sections' as per EAJS practice.
Early-bird registration has been extended to 31st May. The panel/paper timetable is posted (see items under Programme in the menu), along with information regarding accommodation options and travel (airline deals).
All proposing panels/papers have been emailed the decision over their proposal. If you have not received such an email please email eajs(at)nomadit.co.uk.
EAJS Conference Travel Grants
EAJS offered a limited number of travel grants for early career scholars who do not have access to conference travel grants at their home university to travel to and participate in the 15th EAJS International Conference. 95 applications were received by the deadline, 15th April. Decisions will be announced by 29th May, before the extended early-bird rate ends. Read more…
About the venue
The Universidade NOVA is based in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. NOVA was established in 1973 and today is an institution with internationally competitive research and teaching excellence, able to ensure high levels of professional success to its students. The university is ranked among the top 400 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings) and is placed as a leader, in Portugal, in employers reputation, professor-student ratio and internationalization. The EAJS Conference is going to take place at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH). FCSH/NOVA has currently more than five thousand students divided into 11 Postgraduate Programmes, 23 PhD Programmes, 48 Master Programmes and 14 Undergraduate Programmes. Nowadays FCSH/NOVA is the largest Portuguese higher education and research institution in the fields of Social Sciences and Humanities in Portugal. It houses 16 Research Units and branches of inter-university centers, the majority of them funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia)
About the hosts
The Portuguese Centre for Global History (CHAM) is an inter-university research unit of the FCSH/NOVA and Universidade dos Açores. It is funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), graded with “Excellent” on the last evaluation process of R&D Units (2013-2014). CHAM is currently the main Portuguese Research Unit for Japanese Studies in Portugal; integrates the major number researchers on the field, and publishes the Bulletin of Portuguese and Japanese Studies, a journal focuses on the relations between Portugal and Japan, launched in 2000. As part of its commitment to scientific community and civil society, CHAM is engaged in providing support for the organisation and hosting events such as EAJS.
Alexandra Curvelo and Ana Fernandes Pinto