Chine, Corée, Japon - CCJ

The CCJ, UMR 8173, is the largest East Asia Research Center in France.

Founded on 1st January 2006, it brings together the Centre d'études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine (CECMC), the Centre de Recherches sur la Corée (CRC), and the Centre de recherches sur le Japon (CRJ).

It is managed by the EHESS and CNRS.


Social Exclusion, Body, and Movement : Yoseba Day Laborers in Postwar Japan

Thursday 11 April 2019

Conference Jieun KIM (University of Leeds) 11 April 2019 In postwar Japan, certain districts in major cities have been administered separately as day laborers’ enclaves. Known as yoseba today, these enclaves have served to contain day laborers, while offering them services specialized for their needs, from employment to housing. Since the collapse of the financial...

Buddhism and Violence in Medieval Japan : The Ideological Context

Thursday 4 April 2019

Conference Mikael Adolphson , University of Cambridge 4 April 2019, 11:00-13:00 The role of religious institutions and monastics in the violent world of medieval Japan has long befuddled later observers. Seemingly at odds with the precepts of Buddhist scriptures, many monastic members and shrine servants took up arms to solve disputes, especially during the early...