Book discount for ANJeL Members: Edward Elgar is offering a 50% discount to ANJeL members who purchase the book Who Rules Japan: Popular Participation in the Japanese Legal Process, edited by ANJeL co-directors Leon Wolff (Bond University) and Luke Nottage (University of Sydney) and ANJeL advisor Kent Anderson (University of Western Australia). For more information, please see the discount flyer. This offer is available until 31 July 2015.
Call for papers:
- ANJeL is calling for papers for a conference at Bond University entitled “Global Order and Disorder: Governance and Regulation in the 21st Century”. The host organisation is the Transnational, International and Comparative Law and Policy Network (TICLP), co-sponsored by the Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL) and the conference is to be held over 7-8 August 2015. Please send your abstract (maximum 300 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Further conference information will be available at: https://ticlpnetwork.wordpress.com and https://www.facebook.com/TICLPNetwork.
- The 4th East Asian Law & Society Conference is calling for papers for its upcoming conference entitled “The Role of Law in Bridging Chasms In and Among Asian Societies”. The conference will be held 4-6 August 2015 at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. Please submit your papers, and register to attend. See the bilingual information page at: http://www.sota.j.u-tokyo.ac.jp/EALS2015/EALS2015HP.html.
Save the date: ANJeL is planning to support a conference entitled “Wounds, Scars, and Healing: Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation”, commemorating the 70th anniversary since the end of the war. The conference will be held at the University of Sydney over 30 September - 2 October 2015. The conference will also involve the performance of a noh drama written by USydney Emeritus Professor Allan Marett. Keep the date in your diaries and see the conference information page for further information.
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ANJeL is a network of over 350 scholars, practitioners, policy-makers,
senior students and others interested in Japanese law from Australia,
Japan, and the rest of the world. ANJeL welcomes applications for
ANJeL is managed by its three co-directors:
Hitoshi Nasu (ANU), Luke Nottage (USyd) and Leon Wolff (Bond).
They are assisted by an Executive Coordinator, two Deputy Directors and a diverse Advisory Board.
ANJeL offers a Research Visitor
scheme for scholars and jurists. ANJeL's directors welcome applications
at any time.
ANJeL organises a number of research
events to stimulate intellectual and public debate on issues
of Japanese law.
These events range from international conferences, continuing legal
education seminars to informal discussion workshops.
ANJeL is also engaging a wide range of media and consultancy activities.
ANJeL members and associates receive e-newsletters
for updating information about ANJeL activities including the up-coming
ANJeL promotes research
on Japanese law and supports the research by Japanese scholars of
The ANJeL website hosts resources
on Japanese law for researchers and a selection of publications
by ANJeL scholars in Australia and elsewhere.
ANJeL collaborates in promoting the multi-lingual Zeitschrift
fuer Japanisches Recht / Journal of Japanese Law, the only
Japan-specific law journal published in Western languages. ANJeL
encourages members and associates to make
submissions on any aspect of Japanese law and justice.
ANJeL offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses
in Japanese law at its network of universities.
ANJeL assists in the "Kyoto and Tokyo Seminars" in Japanese Law sponsored by Ritsumeikan University. ANJeL
sponsors a team of Australian
students to compete at the Japan Intercollegiate Arbitration/Negotiation
ANJeL awards the Akira
Kawamura prize for performance in Japanese law courses at its
network of universities and the nationwide ANJeL/Ashurst essay prize in Japanese Law.