New Book "The EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China: The Crises of Liberalism"
A new book in the European Institute of Japanese Studies, East Asian Economics and Business Series with Routledge has just been published!
Bunraku (Traditional Japanese Marionette Theatre) Performance on April 20 at SSE
This year, 2018, Sweden and Japan are celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations.
The European Institute of Japanese Studies (EIJS), the Japanese Association in Stockholm (JFS) and Stockholm University (Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies) would like to invite you to a special workshop with a Bunraku troupe from Chiryu City (Aichi, Japan).
Bunraku, that is, traditional marionette theatre (also called Ningyō Jōruri) and this group, Chiryu-dashi-bunraku-hozonkai was recognized by UNESCO as World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2016.
Please join us and enjoy the dolls’ dance at close range!
EIJS mourns the loss of its first Director Jean-Pierre Lehmann
Jean-Pierre Lehmann passed away in Lausanne on December 21, 2017. Jean-Pierre, a French-American, was head-hunted by Staffan Burenstam Linder, to lead the European Institute of Japanese Studies (EIJS) at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), which, after years of fundraising in both Sweden and Japan, was inaugurated in September 1992. JP, as he was generally known, was a major intellectual with a PhD in History from Oxford and a background in Asian, and Japanese studies.
SMS Best Reviewer Award (again) to Ivar Padrón Hernández
JSPS Fellowship and STINT Award to Ivar Padrón Hernández
Ivar Padrón Hernández, Ph.D. candidate at the European Institute of Japanese Studies and the Department of Marketing and Strategy, has received a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for research at Keio University.
Congratulations to Yoshihiro Sato at EIJS!
Yoshihiro Sato, postdoctoral research fellow at the European Institute of Japanese Studies, has received a grant of 6.1 MSEK from Vetenskapsrådet.
Best Reviewer Award to Ivar Padrón Hernández
Public Lecture on Japan's Development Cooperation Charter
Marie Söderberg, Director and Professor at the European Institute of Japanese Studies, will give a lecture on Japan's National Interests and Security Seen Through the Development Cooperation Charter at International House of Japan.
Open Lecture on Human Rights in Japan
André Asplund, postdoctoral research fellow at the European Institute of Japanese Studies, will give a lecture on "Human Rights in Japan" at Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University.
Grants from RJ and Wallander to EIJS
Yoshihiro Sato, postdoctoral research fellow at the European Institute of Japanese Studies, has together with colleagues at Gothenburg University received a grant of 3.1 mn SEK from Riksbankens Jublieumsfond and 1.6 mn SEK from the Wallander Foundation.