August 10, 2023
An Interview with Dr. Verena Blechinger-Talcott
Nurturing the Next Generation of Japan Specialists: Toward Intra-Asian Contexts and Transnational Comparative Studies
As the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) readies to mark its fiftieth anniversary at its triennial conference to be held at Ghent University in Belgium this August, president Verena Blechinger-Talcott spoke with Japan-Insights about the globalization of Japan Studies, and how support of early-career scholars has proven to be pivotal in fostering comparative perspectives and strengthening intra-Asian and transnational connections.
Interview by Susan Rogers Chikuba