One of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia


Our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.

Japan Now North

Japan Now North is a week of activities celebrating Japanese art, culture, literature and film in Sheffield. Events take place across the city, including talks with renowned filmmakers, photographers and visual artists.

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BAJS Conference 2018: Crisis? What Crisis? Continuity, and Change in Japan

The School of East Asian Studies will be hosting next years BAJS conference. 5th -7th September, Sheffield Students Union

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JLGC Seminar 2018: Northern Powerhouse on Track: Lessons From Japan's Rail

What lessons can be learnt for the Northern Powerhouse from Japan's regional connectivity? Join us on 9th March 2018, INOX Dine

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Study with us

Discover East Asia with us on an undergraduate course or deepen your knowledge with a taught or research postgraduate degree

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Our Research

The School has a strong focus on collaboration in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and staff members are actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.

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What our undergraduates think
What our undergraduates think
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Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
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The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
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