Call for Papers: Mutual Images 6th International Workshop

CARDIFF UNIVERSITY (CARDIFF, UK) 1st-2nd May 2018 Mediatised images of Japan in Europe: Through the media kaleidoscope Europe and Japan are geographically far removed from one another. However, and increasingly, Japan is also present in a variety of public venues and forms travelling on multiple distribution platforms: print, television, and online media. Inevitably, all these…

Call for Papers: Japan Pop Goes Global

AOYAMA GAKUIN UNIVERSITY (TOKYO, JAPAN) 25th November 2017 Japan Pop Goes Global: Japanese Pop Culture on Aesthetics and Creativity Japan has increasingly become a source of inspiration in many creative fields: from manga illustrations, street fashion, and contemporary art; to storytelling devices such as the ‘Rashomon effect’ in Hollywood movies, decluttering lifestyle techniques inspired by…

Publication: Mutual Images, 2

Dear readers, We are glad to announce the publication of the second issue of our transcultural research journal, Mutual Images. True to our philosophy, we have rendered this issue - titled "Japanese Pop Cultures in Europe Today: Economic Challenges, Mediated Notions, Future Opportunities" - freely available, as an open access ressource, on our Mutual Images…

Call for Papers: Mutual Images 5th International Workshop

NAGOYA UNIVERSITY (NAGOYA, JAPAN) 22-23th April 2017 Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness For the fifth Mutual Images Workshop, which is taking place on 22-23 April at Nagoya University (Japan), we seek papers aiming to explore representations of Selfness and Otherness in and between Japan and other Asian nations. We are particularly interested…