Doctoral Research Fellowship in Japanese Studies at the University of Oslo

A PhD Research Fellowship in Japanese Studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo. IKOS seeks to recruit a PhD candidate with excellent research qualifications who will investigate issues of heritagisation in contemporary Japan.

The successful applicant will address issues related to the project Sacred heritage? Secularisation, sacralisation and the production of heritage in contemporary Japan.


  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in Japanese Studies, Religious Studies, Cultural Anthropology, or a related discipline.
  • Advanced Japanese and English language competence is required.
  • The Master’s Degree must be obtained at the time of application, and the Master’s thesis should be on a relevant topic. Candidates who have already obtained a PhD degree or submitted a PhD thesis in a similiar field will not be considered for this fellowship.

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The application deadline is 18 April 2016.

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