August 2018


2019 National Library of Australia: Asia Study Grants

Every year, the National Library of Australia offers Asia Study Grants to assist scholars in Australia to undertake short-term intensive research in the Library’s Asian language and Asia-related collections.
Asia Study Grants are open to researchers who are citizens of or resident in Australia as recognised researchers for an established period at an institution. 
Fellowship benefits

  • Up to four weeks intensive research onsite at the Library
  • Economy travel to and from Canberra
  • Honorarium of $1000 per week for accommodation and living expenses
  • Special access to Asian collections, office facilities and staff expertise

We invite applications from PhD, early career or established scholars in any field with a demonstrated need to access the Asian language and related collections.
This program is generously supported by the Harold S Williams Trust and private donors.

Read more and apply or send your enquiry to 

Applications close Saturday 30 September 2018


2019 JaH Symposium:  

This year the University of Duiseburg-Essen Germany will be hosting the 25th Symposium of Japanisch an Hochschulen e. V. The symposium will run from March 1st to 3rd 2019, on the theme "Welfare Linguistics — Japanischunterricht für die persönliche Entfaltung".

Presentations are to be either in Japanese or German.

Deadline: Wednesday 22nd August 2018

For more information please see 


Call for papers: Japanese Studies Postgraduate Symposium 

The Japanese Studies Centre is pleased to announce a call for papers for a postgraduate symposium to be held at Monash University on the 19th to 20th September 2018. This symposium centres on the theme of ‘Race and Diversity in Japan and Japanese Studies’—a theme that reflects the diversity of research topics in the discipline of Japanese Studies, while also highlighting the growing diversity of junior scholars conducting interdisciplinary research on Japan.

Deadline: 31st August 2018.

For more information see 



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