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Sep 4, 2020: Ever wondered how to get your research into the media? Public relevance and good timing are essential for media coverage. If you’re keen to share your research in the public sphere, think about how you can connect it to issues that…

Aug 17, 2020: In this post, our Series Editor Elicia O'Reilly outlines the four firsts that NVJS12 brings to the journal, and highlights its relationship with the growing network of #NVJSalumni. She also thanks everybody, a lot! (See the NVJS12…

Aug 17, 2020: We’ve just released an exciting new volume, featuring five papers and five reviews. In terms of the number of contributors, this is our biggest volume since NV 2! As always, NVJS 12 covers a range of subjects, including:…

Aug 4, 2020: Over recent months we’ve had some more great news: a number of NVJS alumni have been newly appointed to academic positions. These are exciting achievements, and we hope you’ll join us in congratulating these past authors.  …

Aug 3, 2020: It’s always a delight to share new publications by NVJS alumni. As we put the finishing touches to NVJS 12, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate some recently published work by past NVJS authors. Many…

Jul 31, 2020: NVJS 12 is scheduled for release next month. It features five papers and five reviews, which will see us welcome TEN new authors to the NVJS family! In the meantime, we’re delighted to present an excerpt from one…

December 17, 2019: As much of Australia burns, now casting a smoke plume as far as New Zealand, our thoughts can’t help but turn to the environment and society’s need for better stewardship towards it. This month, we shine a…

December 16, 2019: "I'm keen to start publishing but it's still too early to share my research." Sound familiar? If so, you might want to consider starting with a book review. Reviews are a great way to experience the publishing…

December 13, 2019: Guess what? Our New Voices Scholar Panel has been accepted to the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Conference next year!  A big congratulations to our three scheduled panellists—Atsushi Yamagata, Sonja Petrovic and Monica Flint—who will be…

Nov 21, 2019: We’re right in the thick of reviewing submissions for NVJS12, which means that our Guest Editor for this volume has officially commenced duties! We’d like to take a moment to introduce him here. Dr Alexander Brown is…

Nov 20, 2019: We spend most of our time letting you know what we publish (or want to publish) in NVJS, but this time we turn the spotlight onto what our alumni have been publishing outside of NVJS. (We’ve narrowed…

Sep 13, 2019: We’re excited to let you know that NVJS author Atsushi Yamagata’s research has been featured in Japan in Focus, an ABC news podcast covering current affairs and culture in Japan. Atsushi was interviewed about the content of…

August 20, 2019: We’ve just released the Call for Papers for Volume 12 of New Voices in Japanese Studies, scheduled for publication in mid-2020. As with last year, we’re accepting both papers and reviews! ♦ Eligibility In general, we publish…

July 26, 2019: This year’s Japanese Studies Association of Australia conference (#JSAA2019) is just around the corner. Our Series Editor, Elicia O’Reilly, will be there from start to finish so if you have any questions about NVJS, this is your…

Jan 31, 2019: We’re excited to announce the awardees for our 2019 New Voices Scholar program, which was created to help some of our most promising authors take their work from the page to the conference sphere. These three scholars…

Jan 30, 2019: Move over, sumo banzuke: it’s time for the annual #NVJSTop10 rankings! Of the articles in this Top 10 list, half are from our recent post-renewal catalogue, and half are from our back-catalogue (under the old New Voices moniker).…

December 12, 2018: If you missed our previous Call for Papers, never fear. We’ve just opened the Round 2 Call for Papers for NVJS 11, scheduled for publication in mid-2019. Who can submit?  As always, we’re seeking papers on Japan from Honours,…

December 11, 2018: As we approach the end of 2018, which marks the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, we take a moment to introduce four papers from our catalogue that shine a spotlight on the Meiji era. #1 Creatures…

Nov 12, 2018: The NVJS 11 Call for Papers officially closed last week. Thanks for your submissions! As we bunker down to review them, this seems as good a time as any to farewell our outgoing Guest Editor and introduce…

Nov 12, 2018: If you’re not in or from Australia or New Zealand but want to submit to NVJS, then this message is for you! Postgraduate scholars who present at the Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) 2019 conference will be…

October 12, 2018: Interested in reviewing for New Voices in Japanese Studies? We’ve put together this list of recent Japan-related titles to help you on your way. Don’t feel limited to these–there are plenty of others out there. You’ll need…

October 12, 2018: Overnight, somewhere in Sweden, the winner of The New Academy Prize for Literature will be announced. What does this have to do with Japanese Studies? Not much anymore. The New Academy Prize sprung up this year to…

August 16, 2018: We’ve just released the Call for Papers for Volume 11 of New Voices in Japanese Studies, which is scheduled for publication in mid-2019. What’s new? This CFP brings with it a few key changes. 1. Broader eligibility…

Welcome to the world, NVJS 10! Over 10 years on from our first-ever volume, we’re excited to still be providing a platform for some of the newest scholarly voices on Japan. NVJS10 Themes As Guest Editor Dr Penny Bailey notes, “The four…

This Anzac Day, we take a moment to remember the non-European Australians who have played a valuable part in Australia’s history. Australia’s Anzac Day holiday on April 25 is a time for remembering the service and sacrifices of military personnel…

        Feb 8, 2018: As V-Day approaches, we wanted to celebrate all things love in the best way we know how. We can’t send you roses, but we can give you a selection of articles exploring love and sexuality…

Feb 6, 2018: We’ve recently added security to the NVJS website, so the links now start with “https”, not “http”. This means that some of your bookmarks or links may need to be refreshed. If you have NVJS links bookmarked in your browser or shared…

Jan 30, 2018: Just before January leaves us, we wanted to share our Top 10 Articles for 2017. It’s an interesting mix of old favourites and new ones too. Our top article for 2017 uses the quirky metaphor of “a kimono riding a bicycle” to…

Dec 6, 2017: Didn’t make it in time for the last Call for Papers? Then you’re in luck! We’ve just opened a second-round CFP for volume 10, which is scheduled for publication in mid-2018. You can submit to NVJS if you…

Oct 17, 2017: MA & PhD Call for Papers deadline extended The Call for Papers deadline for Masters and PhD students for NVJS Volume 10 has been extended to November 6, so there’s still time if you’re looking to be published in 2018. If…

Sep 25, 2017: New Voices in Japanese Studies (NVJS) is delighted to welcome Dr Penny Bailey as Guest Editor for Volume 10. Dr Penny Bailey is a researcher in Japanese studies and art history at the University of Queensland. Her research focuses on…

Jul 28, 2017: Keen to be published in 2018? The Call for Papers for NVJS Volume 10 is now open. We’re inviting Honours and Masters students and graduates, and PhD candidates and recent graduates in or from Australia and New Zealand…

Jul 5, 2017: We’re delighted to announce that Volume 9 is now live! Volume 9 brings to the fore five new voices in the field of Japanese studies. This volume’s contributors have tackled a number of complex areas including: Gender studies Literature…

Jun 19, 2017: New Voices in Japanese Studies is delighted to support Masters student Madeleine Sbeghen as this year’s New Voices Scholar. Madeleine will have the opportunity to present her research at the 2017 Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) conference, June…

Feb 7, 2017: Get published with NVJS! A second round Call for Papers for NVJS Volume 9 is now open. If you’re a recent graduate in or from Australia or New Zealand, take this opportunity to submit your Honours, Masters or PhD…

Nov 30, 2016: New Voices in Japanese Studies (NVJS) is delighted to welcome Dr Olivier Krischer as Guest Editor for Volume 9. Olivier completed his doctorate at the University of Tsukuba in Japan, and is fluent in Japanese, Chinese and…

Jul 21, 2016: Submit Your Work! The Call for Papers for NVJS Volume 9 is now open. We’re calling for papers from Honours and Masters students and graduates, and PhD candidates and recent graduates in or from Australia and New…

Jul 13, 2016: Welcome to the world, Volume 8! This volume contains a really interesting mix of areas, which made it a real pleasure to put together. Areas include law and media, linguistics, gender, sociology and politics. The articles tackle…

Jul 13, 2016: Congratulations to our 2016 New Voices Scholars, Ross Tunney (University of Tasmania) and Geraldine Carney (Monash University), on their presentations at the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference last week. We hope you enjoyed the experience…

Jun 21, 2016: Are you going to the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference in July? We’ll have a table at ASAA, so come along and say hello! If you’re thinking of submitting or know someone who is, this…

Jun 18, 2016: NVJS is very proud to support PhD candidates Geraldine Carney (Monash University) and Ross Tunney (University of Tasmania) to present their work at the 2016 Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference, July 5-7 at Australian National…

Jun 18, 2016: We’re excited to announce a new program to support emerging local researchers whose work focuses on Japan. Starting this year, the New Voices Scholar program will support NVJS authors in presenting their work at local academic conferences.…

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