Sector: Education and Australian Studies
Country location: Japan
Grantee: Centre for Pacific and American Studies, the University of Tokyo
The Visiting Australian Professor Program in Australian Studiesmaintains and expands Japanese academic interest and expertise on Australia in Japan.
The Centre for Pacific and American Studies (CPAS) at the University of Tokyo, will host Visiting Professor Helen Gilbert (Professor of Theatre, Royal Holloway, the University of London), from September 2017 through July 2018. Professor Gilbert will teach Australian Studies at the University of Tokyo to undergraduate and postgraduate students for two semesters and join activities conducted by CPAS. She will also take part in the activities of academic associations in Japan focused on Australia.
CPAS will purchase and make available at its library, academic resources on Australian Studies to both the university community and public. Anyone interested in serious studies of Australia are welcome to visit CPAS Library and consult its holdings.
Key dates: Seminar, CPAS, University of Tokyo, 10 April 2018 to 10 July 2018
Social media: www.cpas.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/indexjpn.html
Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $48,000.00 with no GST in addition
Total project value: $48,000.00