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Japan Studies Association of Canada / Association canadienne d'études sur le Japon

カナダ日本研究学会   Virtual Home for the Japan Studies Association of Canada

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The purpose of the Japan Studies Association of Canada (JSAC) is to promote Japan Studies in Canada and to contribute towards increase in knowledge about Japan and Canada-Japan relations by:
  • Encouraging Canadian scholars and other interested persons to conduct research on Japan in all academic fields;
  • Sponsoring conferences and publishing proceedings of the conferences and other papers;
  • Encouraging Japanese scholars and any person interested in Japan studies to share their knowledge with the members of the Association.
Message from the JSAC President: text
David Edgington                                                                    
David Edgington
Professor
Department of Geography University of British Columbia 1984 West Mall, Vancouver BC, Canada V6T1Z2 Tel: 1-604-822-5612 Fax: 1-604-822-6150

Bulletin
  • Article: 'Conservatives’ insular mindset doesn’t fit today’s global reality' by Joseph Caron: Link
  • interview: 「アベノミクスと隣人外交」朝日新聞 元駐日カナダ大使ジョー ゼフ・キャロン氏: Link
  • Interview: 'Japan must abandon island-nation mentality, take advantage of China’s growth' by Joseph Caron: Link
  • Interview: 'Japan must continue apologizing for war atrocities' by Ezra Vogel: Link
  • Talk: 'The Nikkei and the LARA Postwar Relief Efforts to Japan' by Prof. Masako Iino: Video Link
  • The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines for 2015-16: Link
    • Japanese Studies & Intellectual Exchange: Link
    • Japanese Language: Link
    • Arts & Culture: Link
    • Performing Arts: Link
  • Article: 'The dangerous false fear of Japanese militarism' by David Welch: EN Link JP Link
  • Inaugural Newsletter, Fall 2014: Link
  • JSAC20114_photos (OneDrive): Link
  • Professor Ken Coates and Professor Jacob Kovalio received 2014 Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation. Congratulations!!!: Link (Coates)  Link (Kovalio) 
  • Professor Michael W. Donnelly was awarded The Order of the Rising Sun. Congratulations!!!: Link
  • Interview: 'PM Abe's electoral strategy and Abenomics' by Stephen Robert Nagy: Video Link
  • JSAC2012-13 Proceedings publication: Link
  • Interview: ジョーゼフ・キャ ロン氏 「変化を方向づける年」 2015朝日新聞 鏡の中の日 本戦後70年 世界からのメッセージ: Link (pdf.)   Link (htm)
  • Article: 'Japan's most significant year' by Joseph Caron: Link
  • Online Lecture: 'Brewed in Japan'. Special JSAC/Japan Foundation Toronto Lecture by Jeffrey Alexander, February 12, 2015 at Saint Mary's UniversityVideo Link
  • Talk: Japan Foundation Toronto event: 'Let’s Play! Video game development in Canada & Japan' by Atsuo Nakayama (Bandai Namco) & Daniel Epstein (Sheridan College)  Tuesday, March 10, 2015: 6:30 p.m.: Link
  • Talk: Japan Foundation Toronto event: 'Why States Solicit Citizen Input: The introduction of jury systems in Japan & East Asia' by Professor Rieko Kage (University of Tokyo)  Tuesday, March 24, 2015: 6:30 p.m.: Link
  • Newsletter, Spring 2015: Link
  • Article: 「日中韓和解のカギは、互いの「自己評価」を認め合うこと」 by Stephen R. Nagy: Link
  • Article: 'Is Japan really tilting to the right?' by Stephen R. Nagy: Link
  • Article: 'A persistent problem' by Stephen R. Nagy: Link
  • Norio Ota receives 2015 Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation:  Link
  • Talk on webinar 'Japan’s Entry into International Society' by Professor Tomoko Okagaki, Dokkyo University:  Link
  • Article: 「日中韓は不毛な「歴史修正競争」に歯止めを」 by Stephen Nagy: Link
  • Prof. Ken Coates elected to be fellow of the Royal Society of Canada: Link
  • Newsletter, Fall 2015: Link
  • Japanese TV anchors lose their jobs amid claims of political pressure | World news | The Guardian: Link
  • Call for Applications for the "Kreiner Award" (Hosei University) : Link
  • Lecture: 'Planning for smart cities in Japan' by Prof. Hidefumi Imura, City University of Yokohama, Thursday, March 3 - 6:00-8:00 pm, Galbraith Building, Room 120
    35 St. George Street
    RSVP: jftor.org/events/smart-cities or 416-966-1600: poster
  • Call for nominations for the next president:  Info
  • Video: Professor Hidefumi Imura 'Planning For Smart Cities in Japan' (March 1st, 2016, UBC): Link
  • Newsletter, Spring 2016: Link
  • Professor X. Jie Yang, University of Calgary, received Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette in the Imperial Decorations, spring 2016: Link1  Link2   Congratulations!
  • University of British Columbia appoints Santa J. Ono as its first president of Japanese descent: Link
  • Professor/Dr. Carin Holroyd has been elected as the next JSAC president: statement of intent
  • Snowden speaks to Japan, The Japan Times: Link
  • Article: 'What Canadians Need to Know about Today’s Japan: Because it's 2016' by Joseph Caron: Link
Conference Info
  • The International Conference on Japan and Japan Studies 2016
    IICJ2016


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