Call for Papers: The Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2021 “Japonisme and Eastern Thoughts (Religion, Philosophy, Aesthetics): From the 19th to 20th Centuries”
Date: Saturday December 4, 2021
Organizers: The Society for the Study of Japonisme / Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial Foundation
Language: Japanese or English (with simultaneous interpretation)
Requirements: The Society for the Study of Japonisme membership. Non-members must sign up when submitting their proposal (see the “Join Us” page on our website https://japonisme-studies.jp/join-us/). Your proposal will be considered once the Board of Directors approves your membership.
Please submit an abstract for a 20-minute presentation as attachment (single-page A4 document of about 300 words) to the email address below by 5pm, July 31, 2021, Japan Standard Time. Submissions will be reviewed by the Board of Directors and accepted applicants will be notified around September 15. Please note that we do not accept papers already published elsewhere. Accepted applicants will submit their paper and pre-recorded video presentation by November 15 in preparation for simultaneous translation.
In light of ongoing uncertainty regarding Covid-19, this year’s symposium will be held as a fully virtual event. Presentations and discussions will take place on-line, with simultaneous translation into English or Japanese. Please note that we may modify the timeline described above and possibly reschedule the symposium from online to a hybrid event depending on the pandemic situation and other circumstances. The final decision including the program will be made in September 2021.
The Society for the Study of Japonisme is pleased to announce the. . .