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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
Department of Geography University of British Columbia 1984 West Mall, Vancouver BC, Canada V6T1Z2 Tel: 1-604-822-5612 Fax: 1-604-822-6150
  • 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
  • Online journal: UrbanScope (UCRC, Osaka City University) contributed by Prof. Tadashi Yamazaki: Link
  • YouTube documentary: Japan's War in Colour (2004 Documentary with never seen before films): Link

Conference Info

Power 2014 Conference (4th International Conference) in Tampere, Finland: August 25-27

The 2014 JSAC conference @ Ryerson University, Toronto, will be held on Oct. 16-19, 2014, organized and hosted by Prof. James Tiessen.

1st  Annual International Conference on Regional Studies: Asian, American, African and European (AAAE 2014) December 15-16, 2014 in Singapore (deadline: July 25, 2014)

19th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia at La Trobe Univeristy, Melbourne, June 29-July 3, 2015.
Theme: Japanese Studies and Japan in the Asia-Pacific: Rethinking ‘Eurocentrism’?

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