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UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2018

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The Japan Foundation and Centre Européen d'Études Japonaises d'Alsace (CEEJA) are now accepting applications for participation in this year’s Japanese Study Seminar scheduled for 15 to 16 October 2018 at CEEJA, in Kientzheim, France. The official language of the seminar will be JAPANESE (no interpretation).

The Japan Foundation and CEEJA have carried out a series of seminars since 2007, with an aim to encourage networking among young researchers on Japan in Europe and further promote Japanese studies in Europe.

Participants will join a two-day intensive workshop in the cozy and intimate atmosphere of CEEJA's facility in Kientzheim where they will present and discuss their current research projects with fellow participants and a guest mentor.

The theme of this year’s seminar will be 'Transfiguration of employment at the time of globalization and technical innovation: A question about Japanese employment practice in the present and the future (グローバル化と技術革新の時代における雇用の変貌:日本型雇用慣行の現在・将来を問う).'

We are calling for applications from young researchers in Europe specialising in Sociology, Gender Studies, Literature, History, Arts, Language, Philosophy, Political Science, Economics, etc.

The deadline for applications is Friday July 6, 2018.

For further details including eligibility and application procedures, please visit the Japan Foundation Tokyo website here.

Date: 15 October 2018 - 16 October 2018

Centre Européen d'Études Japonaises d'Alsace (CEEJA), Kientzheim, France

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UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2018   JPsupported

UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2018 brings together sixth form and high school students from the UK and Japan to take part in an exciting series of activities during which students will learn about each other’s culture, society and language and discuss solutions to global problems.

The theme of the 2018 UCL-Japan Youth Challenge is ‘Our Life in an Ageing Society - How the young generation can solve various problems associated with ageing’ and students from a range of backgrounds will discuss this from medical, social and technical points of view.

The programme will also include three events open to the public including a symposium examining problems in an ageing society. More information can be found on the UCL-Japan Youth Challenge Website.

Date: 28 July 2018 - 4 August 2018

University College London (UCL), University of Cambridge, Rikkyo School in England

For more information please see the UCL-Japan Youth Challenge website.

The UCL-Japan Youth Challenge 2018 is supported by the Japan Foundation London Grant Programme for Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange.

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