International Symposia on Japanese Studies

Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University is organizing a series of international symposia on Japanese studies in the humanities with the intention of contributing to globalizing the field. The following events have been confirmed.

National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, France, and Osaka University Joint Symposium

Comment penser l’histoire du Japon antique ? Quels objets, quels documents pour quelle compréhension ?

Dates: Friday 2 December to Saturday 3 December 2016

Venue: Auditorium, National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, Paris, and other locations

International Symposium on Japanese studies in Global Contexts

Open Japan Closed Japan: Towards Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Mobility

Dates: Wednesday 23 to Thursday 24 March 2016

Venue: Σ Hall, Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University

Heidelberg University and Osaka University Joint Symposium

Japanese Studies in the Humanities: Aspects of Commoners’ Culture in the Edo Period

Dates: Thursday 10 to Saturday 12 December 2015

Venue: Internationales Wissenschaftsforum der Universität Heidelberg and other locations