United Kingdom, Norwich

Ishibashi Summer Fellowship

when 27 July 2019 - 17 August 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks

The Centre for Japanese Studies invites applications for an intensive three-week postgraduate level Summer School in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage.

Develop an appreciation and understanding of Japanese arts and cultural heritage at our 3-week postgraduate level course supported by the Ishibashi Foundation. Full bursaries available for all successful applicants.

Classes will take place on the UEA campus, home to the renowned Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, and at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in the historic centre of the city of Norwich. Taught by leading specialists in the field, this Summer School offers an exceptional opportunity for students to develop an in-depth appreciation and understanding of Japanese arts and cultural heritage.

Field trips may include:
Major museums with Japanese collections and significant cultural heritage sites in London and Norfolk.

Course leader

Jennifer Coates and Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer

Target group

Applications are invited from students from any country, from advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students, with a demonstrable interest in the field.

Course aim

Be a more intercultural member of society, having gained knowledge about Japan’s social, political and cultural context

Have a greater understanding of Japan’s artistic and cultural traditions

Have an appreciation of the global significance of Japanese arts, cultures and heritage

Use enhanced study skills, in particular the ability to present information and express ideas about materials studied in oral and written formats

Credits info

This course is non-accredited

Fee info

EUR 0: With the support of the Ishibashi Foundation we offer full bursaries to all successful applicants accepted on to the course. The bursary covers tuition, accommodation, subsistence, study trips and a contribution towards travel costs.


All all successful applicants accepted on to the course will be offered a full scholarship.