Language & Culture

International conference at UiO: “Every Picture Tells A Story – The Visualization of Japanese History”

How has the images and interpretations of the most outstanding periods and personages in Japanese history changed during the modern periods? At the 10th and 11th of March, the University of Oslo hosts the international conference “Every Picture Tells A Story – The Visualization of Japanese History” where this is the central question. Titles of(…)

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

European (and more) researchers based in Japan: Let your voice be heard! Participate to the EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan! This survey which intends to draw a precise picture of the community of European researchers based in Japan through a series of questions focused on the your current professional situation and expectations for(…)

Applications now being accepted for the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship

Applications now being accepted for the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship

Registration deadline: Must arrive by October 30, 2015 (Only mailed applications will be considered) What is the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship? With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening international understanding of Japan through researchers’ activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese(…)

International Symposium “Modern Art and Japonisme in the North”
October 31, 2015 : The National Museum of Western Art, Ueno, Tokyo

International Symposium “Modern Art and Japonisme in the North”

There will be an International Symposium on “Modern Art and Japonisme in the North” at the National Museum of Western Art in Ueno. The presenters are from leading Nordic art institutions and includes two Norwegians.  This will serve as a unique opportunity to listen to different perspectives on the influence of Japanese art on European culture.(…)

Modern Japanese grammar – in Norwegian

Modern Japanese grammar – in Norwegian

Harry Solvang, PhD, of the University of Bergen, has compiled the first ever Norwegian-language guide to modern Japanese grammar. The work is comprehensive, designed for both beginner/intermediate students and those at a higher level. The two volumes are available from Fagbokforlaget

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

From FY2013, under the framework of its bilateral program, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) includes a new scheme called Open Partnership Joint Research Projects/Seminars. This scheme gives all researchers around the world an opportunity to conduct bilateral joint research projects or seminars in any academic field with funded Japanese colleagues. The scheme supports(…)

Norwegian fashion: Cathrine Hammel at rooms tradeshow Tokyo

Norwegian fashion: Cathrine Hammel at rooms tradeshow Tokyo

Norwegian brand Cathrine Hammel is represented in the international section of rooms this September. The fashion tradeshow, held in Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo, features approximately 550 brands from Japan and the rest of the world, and expects an estimated 18 000 visitors during the course of three days. Cathrine Hammel also collaborates with Fuglen Tokyo in promoting the Norwegian(…)

PhD Research Fellowship in Japanese linguistics at the University of Bergen

PhD Research Fellowship in Japanese linguistics at the University of Bergen

Application deadline: 10 March 2014 A PhD fellowship in Japanese linguistics is available at the Department of Foreign Languages starting from August 2014 or as soon as possible. For more information visit the following link: http://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/99642/phd-research-fellowship-in-japanese-linguistics-at-the-department-of-foreign-languages

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