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Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

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Announcing Japanese Studies Radio Hour - Episode 7

CJS sits down with director Ryusuke Hamaguchi and actress Hazuki Kikuchi to talk about their award-winning film Happy Hour.

Report on CJS conference on Japan's Economic and Security Policy in the Trump Era

A conference convened by the University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies and the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Generously supported by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.

The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) promotes and disseminates research on Japan, fosters communication among diverse disciplines, and encourages new approaches in the understanding of Japan and its place in the world. Read more.

The Publications Program of the Center for Japanese Studies publishes research on Japan by scholars from around the world. 

Take a listen to CJS Radio Hour, our new podcasts on Soundcloud. CJS Radio Hour is hosted by Brad Hammond, our Engaged Learning Coordinator, and features interviews with U-M faculty as well as guests and visitors. Mac users here. Windows users here.