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.
Registration remains open. The panel/paper timetable is posted, as are he details of additional events (see items under Programme in the menu). You can also read information regarding accommodation options and travel (airline deals).
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EAJS membership applications
The small team at the EAJS Office is currently processing the flood of applications for new/extended membership, as fast as they can. They kindly ask you to be patient if you do not receive an answer right away. It may take up to 10 days to confirm receipt of individual applications, and approximately 6-8 weeks to process applications.
EAJS conference travel grants
Decisions have been made and communicated to all those who applied. If you applied and have not heard the result of your application, please contact the EAJS office: office(at)eajs.eu.
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 Humanities (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