AJJ aims at providing a multilingual forum for anthropologists and other like-minded social scientists whose work focuses on Japan. Our hope is to serve as a focal point for those living in, working on and/or traveling to Japan, whose original research and work in progress can be shared in a small and intimate setting with those of similar background and interests.

Japan sea map, from Wikimedia Commons

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Our next meeting will be in Fall 2021.

Our previous meeting was in December 2020 at Temple University Tokyo and online:


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