Innovative Research in Japanese Studies - IRJS

Innovative Research in Japanese Studies is a multidisciplinary international journal showcasing innovative original papers, research reports, annotated translations, and photo-essays from all academic disciplines pertaining to Japan, including (but not limited to) history, politics, international relations, economics, literature, cultural studies, anthropology, religion, and the arts. 

The journal is peer-reviewed and published online with free access. It is open both to established scholars and outstanding graduate students, and enables publications in English and Hebrew. 

 

Editor

Helena Grinshpun, Hebrew University

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SUBMISSIONS

 

Instructions for Submission

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CONTENT

 

 (Volume 2 (2015

Eiji Otsuka

Japan as Montage

Patrick Hein

Lost Pride and Wounded Honor: The Contradictions of Shinzo Abe’s Healthy Nationalism

Yulia (Jules) Shein-Kushnir

Influence of the Use of Keitai Media on Couple Relations in Japan

 

Volume 1 (2014)

Avery Morrow

Divine Scripts and Lost Histories in Japanese Esoterica

Steven John Hutchins

Gyakuten Saiban: A Case Study in Japanese Film and Videogame Convergence

Federica Marra

Fighting Food Loss and Food Waste in Japan

Raz Greenberg

A Yiddishe Manga: The Creative Jewish Roots of Japan's "God of Comics"

Rotem Ayalon

History or His Story? Ōe Kenzaburō; a Personal Narrative to Rewrite Japan

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD

 

Editor

Helena Grinshpun, Hebrew University

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Editorial Board

Irit Averbuch, Tel Aviv University

Ory Bartal, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

Michal Daliot-Bul, University of Haifa

Oshrat Dotan, Tel-Aviv University

Uri Eppstein, , Hebrew University

Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni, Tel Aviv University

Tsipy Ivry, University of Haifa

Rotem Kowner, University of Haifa

Alon Levkowitz, Bar Ilan University

Kinneret Noy, University of Haifa

Nissim Otmazgin, Hebrew University

Galia Press-BarNatan

Jacob Raz, Tel Aviv University

Shunit Shahal-Porat, Bar Ilan University

Raquel Shaul, Tel Aviv University

Ben-Ami Shillony, Hebrew University

Yishay Yafeh, Hebrew University

Ayelet Zohar, Tel Aviv University

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International Advisory Board

Benoit Jacquet, Ecole Francaise D'extreme-Orient

Lucia Dolce, University of London, SOAS

Gaynor Sekimori, University of London, SOAS

Hiroyuki Hoshiro, University of Tokyo

Yuichi Hosoya, Keio University

Akira Murakami, Akita University

Christopher Porkarier, Waseda University

Sheldon Garon, Princeton University