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Japanese Studies


Japanese has been taught at the University of Sydney since 1917, making it one of the oldest programs of its kind in the English-speaking world.


Dr Pankaj Mohan, Dr Yasuko Claremont, Dr Mats Karlsson, Dr Matthew Stavros, Dr Rebecca Suter.

Research location

Discipline of Japanese Studies, School of Languages and Cultures (SLC)

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The department’s staff includes 10 full-time academics who specialise in the fields of Japanese history (modern and premodern), language, contemporary Japanese politics and society, and Japanese poetry, drama and stories. The University’s East Asian collection includes over 120,000 titles consisting of primary and secondary sources from China, Japan and Korea. The library also boasts a rich collection of books on Japanese art and art history.

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The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 466

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