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Call for Papers Closed: Race and Diversity in Japan and Japanese Studies, Postgraduate Symposium 19-20 October 2018

The Japanese Studies Centre will be hosting a postgraduate symposium to be held at Monash University. This symposium centres on the theme of ‘Race and Diversity in Japan and Japanese Studies’—a theme that reflects the

9 August, 2018
Photos from the JSC Seminar 8/8/18, ‘Social Justice, State Ideology and Japan’s Meiji Restoration’ with Daniel Botsman

Photos from the JSC Seminar 8/8/18, ‘Social Justice, State Ideology and Japan’s Meiji Restoration’ with Daniel Botsman

The seminar on 8 August was a great example of collaboration, between two schools (SOPHIS and JSC/LLCL) and two universities (Yale and Monash) as supported through the Focus Program!

30 July, 2018
The sounds of Japan: researchers collect and share thousands of sounds from Japanese daily life

The sounds of Japan: researchers collect and share thousands of sounds from Japanese daily life

A team of researchers from universities including Harvard, Nichibunken, Melbourne University, and Monash Japanese Studies Professor Carolyn Stevens, are collecting sounds of Japan to develop a ‘sonic repository’ of the country.

9 May, 2018
Japanese Studies Centre farewells visiting researcher, Professor Tam Mito

Japanese Studies Centre farewells visiting researcher, Professor Tam Mito

The Japanese Studies Centre (JSC) community said goodbye to Professor Takamichi ‘Tam' Mito (Kwansei Gakuin University), who has been a visiting scholar at the JSC over the last year with a seminar on 21 March, 2018.

10 April, 2018
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Beatlemania at Monash! The Beatles’ Week at the JSC

During the week of 7-9 March, the Japanese Studies Centre (JSC) featured two Beatle-themed events to kick off the 2018 seminar series. The first was an academic launch of the JSC director  5 April, 2018

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Queer will: Hikikomori as willful subjects: 11 April 2018 JSC Seminar

The Japanese Studies Centre (JSC) was pleased to host Dr. Rosemary Overell from the Department of Media, Film and Communication at the University of Otago on 11 April 2018. Her insightful comments about this emerging social problem captured the

5 April, 2018
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Photos from 1/11 seminar: From Counterculture to Subculture the Study of Social Movement in Japan after the 3.11 Disaster

This presentation discusses from a cultural perspective how young activists deconstruct conventional forms of organization and collective identity to construct alternative type of activism in contemporary Japan.

1 November, 2017
At the JSC

Photos from 1/11 seminar: From Counterculture to Subculture the Study of Social Movement in Japan after the 3.11 Disaster

This presentation discusses from a cultural perspective how young activists deconstruct conventional forms of organization and collective identity to construct alternative type of activism in contemporary Japan. Previous studies have regarded

1 November, 2017