Previous Conference Hosts and Locations
1991 Canberra @ ANU
1995 Queensland @ University of Queensland
1997 Melbourne/Monash @ Melbourne University
1999 Rockhampton campus of Central Queensland University
2001 Sydney/UNSW @ the University of New South Wales
2003 Queensland @ QUT
2005 Adelaide @ University of Adelaide
2007 Canberra @ ANU
2009 July, 13-16 Sydney The 15th Biennial Conference @ Sydney / UNSW
The 16th Biennial JSAA Conference was co-hosted in Sydney together with the ICJLE (International Conference on Japanese Language Education).
(Convenor: Chihiro Kinoshita-Thomson)
Theme: Bridging the gap between the Japanese language and Japanese studies
2011, July 4-7. The 17th Biennial Conference @ University of Melbourne
(Convenor: Carolyn Stevens)
Theme: Internationasing Japan: Sport, culture education.
2013, July 8-11. The 18th Biennial Conference @ Australian National University.
(Convenor: Carol Hayes)
Theme: Cities, Nature & Landscapes: From Nara to the Networked City
2015, June 30 – July 3. The 19th Biennial Conference @ La Trobe university
(Convenoer: Kaori Okano)
Theme: Japanese Sudies and Japan in the Asia-Pacific: Rethinking ‘Eurocentrism’?.
2017, June 27-30. The 20th Biennial Conference @ University of Wollongong
(Convenoer: Vera Mackie)
Theme: Debating democracy in Japan