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2011, 2022

Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka has received the prestigious Japan’s Foreign Minister’s Commendation Award yesterday. The Foreign Minister’s Commendations are awarded to individuals and groups with outstanding achievements in international fields, in order to acknowledge their contributions to the promotion of friendship between Japan and other countries and areas. 

By |November 20th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

2011, 2022

Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka expresses deepest condolences at the demise of the former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and convey its sympathy to the bereaved family and the people of Japan. He’s been a true friend of Bangladesh. His joint statement with his Bangladeshi counterpart, Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in 2014 contains the contribution and prospect of the then Japan Study Centre, now Department of Japanese Studies towards strengthening Japan-Bangladesh relation.

By |November 20th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

1511, 2022

The Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka with the support of the Japan Foundation (JF) is going to organize a two-day long 2nd International Hybrid-Conference on ‘Japanology in New Era’ which will be held on January 14-15, 2023.

By |November 15th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

1311, 2022

The Inauguration Ceremony of the state of the art Kazuko Bhuiyan Language Lab at Department of Japanese was held today at the department premises. The Vice Chancellor of the University Professor Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman and His Excellency Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh Mr. Naoki Ito unveiled the plaque of inauguration. Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Professor Dr. Zia Rahman, Chairman of Kazuko Bhuiyan Welfare Trust Mr. Mamtaz Uddin Bhuiyan, Founder Chairman of the Department Professor Dr. Abul Barkat and Chairman of the Department Dr. Abdullah-Al-Mamun along with many dignitaries.

By |November 13th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

1409, 2022

Coupled Economic and Socio-Political Changemakers of Duo-Nations: The Case of Bangladeshis Diaspora in Japan

By |September 14th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Coupled Economic and Socio-Political Changemakers of Duo-Nations: The Case of Bangladeshis Diaspora in Japan Abul Barkat, Md. Fazle Rabby, Asmar Osman Published: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022) DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2201 ABSTRACT Abstract- This study investigated the spread of Bangladeshi Japanese in different sectors and how they could jointly contribute to the development path of their ancestral land [...]

2607, 2022

Forecasting Japan- Bangladesh Trade and Investment Scenario in Post-Covid Period

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Forecasting Japan- Bangladesh Trade and Investment Scenario in Post-Covid Period Nayeema Nusrat Chowdhury, Nashia Zaman, Jean-Baptiste Mohamadou Bassirou SANFO Published: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022) DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2202 ABSTRACT Notes on Contributors View Full Articles

2607, 2022

Photovoltaic Energy Diffusion in Rural Bangladesh through the Provision of Feed-in-Tariff: Lesson from Japan

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Photovoltaic Energy Diffusion in Rural Bangladesh through the Provision of Feed-in-Tariff: Lesson from Japan Md. Hafiz Iqbal , S. M. Tanvir Rahman, Md. Munzurul Haque Published: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022) DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2203 ABSTRACT Notes on Contributors View Full Articles

2607, 2022

Japan’s ODA Inflow to Bangladesh in Post-LDC-Graduation Period: Alteration of Japan’s Soft-Diplomacy Tool to Bangladesh?

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Japan's ODA Inflow to Bangladesh in Post-LDC-Graduation Period: Alteration of Japan's Soft-Diplomacy Tool to Bangladesh? Rakibul Hassan Published: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022) DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2204 ABSTRACT Notes on Contributors View Full Articles

2607, 2022

Japanese Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Bangladesh: An Account of High Utility Social and Developmental Activities

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Japanese Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Bangladesh: An Account of High Utility Social and Developmental Activities Matiur Rahman Published: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022) DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2205 ABSTRACT Notes on Contributor View Full Articles

2607, 2022

Today’s School Lunch Determines Tomorrow’s Cultural Level in the Country-Looking at the Changing Roles and Issues in Japanese School Lunch

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Today's School Lunch Determines Tomorrow's Cultural Level in the Country-Looking at the Changing Roles and Issues in Japanese School Lunch Ikuko Shimada, Takashi UemuraPublished: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2209 ABSTRACT Notes on Contributor View Full Articles

2607, 2022

Review of Journal of Japanese Studies: Exploring Multidisciplinarity January 2022, Volume 1, Number 1 (Inaugural Issue)

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022)|

Review of Journal of Japanese Studies: Exploring Multidisciplinarity January 2022, Volume 1, Number 1 (Inaugural Issue) Subhash Kumar Sengupta Published: July 2022 Volume 1, Number 2 (July 2022) DOI : http://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.jul2213 ABSTRACT Notes on Contributor View Full Articles

2903, 2022

The second JICA Chair lecture was held at the Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka

By |March 29th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

Recent Events On 29th March, 2022, the second JICA Chair lecture was held at the Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka. Professor Kato Hiroshi, International University of Japan, gave the lecture. The lecture was titled "A Japanese Approach to International Cooperation".

2403, 2022

Japanese Business Management and Communication

By |March 24th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

Recent Events Students of the Department of Japanese Studies (3rd Batch), University of Dhaka, visited "Gunze United Limited," which is a Japan-Bangladesh joint venture company at the Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ) on March 24, 2022. It was a field visit for those students who have the course "Japanese Business Management and Communication."

1803, 2022

International hybrid-Conference on ‘Post-COVID Japan: Economy, Politics, Society, Culture and Literature’

By |March 18th, 2022|Categories: Recent Events|

Recent Events The Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh with the support of The Japan Foundation 国際交流基金 (JF) organized a two-day-long International hybrid-Conference on ‘Post-COVID Japan: Economy, Politics, Society, Culture and Literature’

2701, 2022

Book Review of Akihiro Ogawa and Philip Seaton (Eds.), New Frontiers in Japanese Studies

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

BOOK REVIEW Akihiro Ogawa & Philip Seaton (Edited). New Frontiers in Japanese Studies. London and New York: Routledge, 2020. 258 pp. ISBN: 9780367406806 (hbk); ISBN: 9780367821494 (ebk) (hardcover, also available as e-book). https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367821494 Md. Jahangir Alam, PhD https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6312-5685 Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: mjalam.jsc@du.ac.bd https://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.dec2133 Download

2701, 2022

Transgenerational Trauma in Ichiyo Higuchi’s WAREKARA A Multidisciplinary Approach to Literary Research

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Transgenerational Trauma in Ichiyo Higuchi's WAREKARA - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Literary Research Zsolt Nyeste A PhD student of the Japanese Philology Doctoral Program at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. Currently working as, a Japanese teacher. Email: nyeste.zsolt@hunfalvy.com Abstract In this paper, I examine the heroine, Omachi's fate in Warekara – one of the last stories of Higuchi Ichiyo, the principal female author in the Meiji era –using [...]

2701, 2022

Comparing Women Empowerment issue in Bangladesh and Japan and Its Possible Impacts

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Comparing Women Empowerment issue in Bangladesh and Japan and Its Possible Impacts Farida Yeasmin Banna Graduate Student, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: faridayeasmin343@gmail.com Abstract This research investigates women empowerment issues by comparing Bangladesh and Japan and finding out its possible impacts in those countries. By using qualitative method, the examination of the research provides a result that women's position is increasing in Bangladesh and [...]

2701, 2022

Hikikomori: How the Youth of Japan are Living as a Shut In

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Hikikomori: How the Youth of Japan are Living as a Shut-in Pratyusha Majumder Post Graduate Fellow, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, India. E-mail: pratyushamajumder5@gmail.com Abstract Hikikomori in Japan is a condition in which affected people want to withdraw from society and often do not leave home for days. First identified in Japan in the late 1990s, current studies suggest that the condition is far more [...]

2701, 2022

A Contemporary Indian Expatriate View of Japan with Reference to Orienting an Indian in Japan by Pallavi Aiyar

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

A Contemporary Indian Expatriate View of Japan: Orienting an Indian in Japan by Pallavi Aiyar M. V. Lakshmi Assistant Professor, Centre for Japanese Studies, School of Language Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. E-mail:mvlakshmi@gmail.com Abstract In recent years, with the movement of people across nations, be it for economic or political reasons, by choice or due to economic or political circumstances, the opportunities to interact [...]

2701, 2022

Reflection of Early 20th Century’s Japanese Society and Culture: Perspective of Bengali Women

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Reflection of Early 20th Century's Japanese Society and Culture: Perspective of Bengali Women Lopamudra Malek Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: lopamudra.jsc@du.ac.bd Abstract The world knows Japan was secluded for consecutive 200 years during Edo Period, and after that, the renowned Meiji era started in 1868. Before this Meiji restoration, Commodore Matthew Culbreath Perry did several expeditions to Japan, and he wrote a [...]

2701, 2022

Compound verbs in Japanese and Bengali with a focus on the Compound Maker verb

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Compound Verbs in Japanese and Bengali with a focus on the Compound Maker Verb Sudip Singha PhD Scholar (Submitted), Department of Japanese,Bhasha-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, India. Email:sdpsingha8@gmail.com Abstract A compound verb is a common linguistic feature prevailing in two Asian languages, Bengali and Japanese, in an enormous amount and frequently used. Its usage is more frequent in Indo Aryan languages than in the south Indian languages. A compound verb is [...]

2701, 2022

Teaching Passive Voice of Japanese to Sri Lankan Learners

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Teaching Passive Voice of Japanese to Sri Lankan Learners Preethi Dinusha Pinnaduwa Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka; Vice Principal,Mahamaya Balika Vidyalaya, Nugegoda. E-mail: pinnaduwap@yahoo.com Abstract This article aims at analysing the difficulties in teaching Japanese passive voice to Sri Lankan learners in secondary schools and private institutes in two districts of Sri Lanka. It also shows the difficulties in teaching the Passive Voice of Japanese [...]

2701, 2022

Origins of the Universe in Shintoism: An Ancient Religion of Japan

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Origins of the Universe in Shintoism: An Ancient Religion of Japan Md. Abu Taher Assistant Professor, Department of World Religions and Culture, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email:mataher@du.ac.bd Abstract Almost all religions have ideas and beliefs about the origin of the universe. Some religious traditions, such as Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) and Buddhism, see the universe as eternal, without beginning or end. The first books of the Bible contain an [...]

2701, 2022

Paradoxes in Zen Buddhism and Zen Koan: Its Relevance and Spiritual Significance

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Paradoxes in Zen Buddhism and Zen Koan: Its Relevance and Spiritual Significance Ravi Kumar Assistant Professor, Doon University, Dehradun. E-mail: ravikjnu@gmail.com Abstract Zen Buddhism has developed into a unique form of religion in Japan and has influenced its culture, people and society to a large extent. Rinzai Zen emphasises solving a Koan and practising Zazen under the guidance of a master for inner awakening, which helps to know [...]

2701, 2022

New Religious Movements: New Panorama of Japanese Religion

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

New Religious Movements: New Panorama of Japanese Religion Mohammad Jahangir Alam* Abdus Samad** * Associate Professor & Chair, World Religions and Culture, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: mja77@du.ac.bd ** Japanese Language Instructor, Daffodil Japan It, E-mail: samadrony31@gmail.com Abstract New religions have been especially appealing to people in a rapidly changing society. Conservative and traditional moral values are often articulated in such a changing society. In a changing [...]

2701, 2022

Shikoku: Japan’s Authentic Buddhist Pilgrimage Circuit

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

SHIKOKU: Japan's Authentic Buddhist Pilgrimage Circuit Him Lal Ghimire Professor/Founder at REHDON College (Affiliated with Tribhuvan University), Nepal; Visiting fellow, Japan Foundation at Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, Nanzan University, Nagoya and International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), Kyoto; Tourism Expert/Writer/Planner and Editorial Board Member, the GAZE Journal of Tourism and Hospitality. E-mail: himghimire@gmail.com Abstract Cultures and heritages are any country's unique properties, attractions, and identities. [...]

2701, 2022

A Study on the Iconographical similarity between the Gods and Goddesses of Hindus and Buddhists of Japan: A Case Study

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

A Study on the Iconographical similarity between the Gods and Goddesses of Hindus and Buddhists of Japan: A Case Study Mayna Talukdar Associate Professor, Department of Sanskrit, University of Dhaka., Bangladesh. Email: drmaynatd@gmail.com Abstract The current paper illustrates the visual resemblances between the god and goddess depicted by the Hindus and Buddhists throughout Japan. Although Buddhism travelled through China and Korea to reach Japan and not directly from [...]

2701, 2022

‘Takaukibori’ Technique in Makuzu Kōzan’s Ceramic Art: Transformation of Traditional Japanese Aesthetics of Meiji Era

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

‘Takaukibori’ Technique in Makuzu Kôzan’s Ceramic Art: Transformation of Traditional Japanese Aesthetics of Meiji Era Dilruba Sharmin Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email:dsharmin.jsc@du.ac.bd Abstract This paper examines the transformation of pottery art during Meiji Japan by discussing a unique technique called ‘Takaukibori’ created by Makuzu Kôzan, an official potter of the Japanese Imperial householdAgency. The ceramic art of the Meiji era was [...]

2701, 2022

A Necessary Challenge: Japanese Response to China’s Economic Rise and America’s Retreat

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

A Necessary Challenge: Japanese Response to China’s Economic Rise and America’s Retreat Ziyu He* Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 3700 O St. NW, Washington, DC, USA. E-mail zh133@georgetown.edu Abstract Dependent on China economically and reliant on the US for national security, Japan has frequently been portrayed as a waning economic power squeezed between two major powers with few policy options, save from cautiously striking [...]

2701, 2022

Shinto: The Substratum of Japanese Nationalism

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

SHINTO: The Substratum of Japanese Nationalism Dinamani* Assistant Professor, Centre for Japanese Studies, SLL&CS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. E-mail: dnmnkmr@gmail.com Abstract Shinto has functioned as the élan vital for all the forms and facets of Japanese nationalism. The pervasive presence of Shinto as the substratum of identity is evident from the historical analysis of Japanese nationalism. Shinto is a rudimentary belief system that connects Japanese people’s history [...]

2701, 2022

Strengthening an Enduring Friendship: Contextualising Japan-Bangladesh Defence Cooperation

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Strengthening an Enduring Friendship: Contextualising Japan-Bangladesh Defence Cooperation Tanvir Habib Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka. E-mail:tanvirhabib94@gmail.com Abstract Historical amicability, development partnership and mutual trust have shaped Japan-Bangladesh relations. While previous engagements reflected donor and recipient relationships, transformation into more economic cooperation has been observed in recent years. The trajectory of the economic relationship remains strong, and all indications point to them remaining so. However, cooperation [...]

2701, 2022

The Japan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relationship: How It Will Look Like in the Upcoming 5 Years

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Japan-Bangladesh Bilateral Relationship: How It Will Look Like in the Upcoming Five Years S. M. Rabby Raj Graduate Student (2017-18 session), Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Abstract A limited amount of research has been carried out on the future direction of Japan-Bangladesh relations. This article attempts to contribute to Japanese Studies and International Relations literature by exploring the potential direction of Japan-Bangladesh relations for the [...]

2701, 2022

The Role of Myanmar in India’s Look East Policy

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

The Role of Myanmar in India's Look East Policy Thi Thi Soe San Former Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Mandalay, Mandalay, Myanmar. E-mail: wwttss@gmail.com Abstract India has pursued the "Look East" policy to cultivate extensive economic and strategic relations with East and Southeast Asian nations, address its security concerns, and bolster its standing as a regional power. Myanmar is the only land bridge between India [...]

2701, 2022

India-Japan Partnership and Northeast India

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

India-Japan Partnership and Northeast India Rajaram Panda Currently, Professor Rajaram Panda is Senior Fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi. Earlier, he was Senior Fellow at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, ICCR (Ministry of External Affairs) Chair Professor at Reitaku University, Japan, and Lok Sabha Research Fellow, Parliament of India. E-mail: [...]

2701, 2022

US’s response to ‘Rise of China’: Assessing India and Japan’s security Challenges and Dilemmas

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

US’s Response to ‘Rise of China’: Assessing India and Japan’s Security Challenges and Dilemmas Shamshad A. Khan Assistant Professor of International Relations, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, UAE. Visiting Associate Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi. E-mail: shamshad@dubai.bits-pilani.ac.in Abstract America’s strategic response to the rise of China and the perceived security challenges it poses to the West-led liberal international order are mainly [...]

2701, 2022

Bosozoku- Violent Speed Tribes in Japan

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

BOSOZOKU- Violent Speed Tribes in Japan Ahmad Shadaan PhD Researcher, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi, India. E-mail: ahmadshadaan@yahoo.in Abstract This article explores one of the post-war Japanese subcultures known as Bosozoku, who were biker gangs and groups defying state, police, rules and regulations through speed, noise, violence and symbols during the 1970s and 1980s. Bosozoku was a youth subculture that emerged [...]

2701, 2022

A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of ‘Japonisme’ in South Asia in the Late Nineteenth Century

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of ‘Japonisme’ in South Asia in the Late Nineteenth Century: New Aspects of Thought on the Relations between Japan and South Asia Yuki Meno Professor, Faculty of Physical Education, Kokushikan University, 7-3-1, Nagayama, Tama, Tokyo, Japan, (International Affairs Centre). E-mail: meno@kokushikan.ac.jp Abstract Japonisme, which is defined as a unique cultural phenomenon and fashion from the 1860s to the 1910s, is the technical [...]

2701, 2022

Sakit at Pasakit: The Epidemics amid the Japanese Occupation in the Philippines, 1942 – 1945

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Sakit at Pasakit: The Epidemics amid the Japanese Occupation in the Philippines, 1942 – 1945 Roman R. Sarmiento Jr II Interdisciplinary Studies Department, Far Eastern University, Manila. rsarmiento@feu.edu.ph Abstract Amidst the Japanese Occupation in the Philippines, where human atrocities took place, the Filipinos were not spared from epidemics and this condition added to the hardships and sufferings of the Filipinos. The Japanese period is always stereotyped in the [...]

2701, 2022

Bangladesh’s Learning from Corporate Governance in Japan

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Bangladesh’s Learning from Corporate Governance in Japan Shiblee Noman* Sheikh Rashid Bin Islam** * Shiblee Noman is a Lecturer at the Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka. E-mail: shibleenoman.djs@du.ac.bd ** Sheikh Rashid Bin Islam is a Research Intern at the Institute of Informatics and Development (IID). E-mail: sheikhrashidbinislam@gmail.com Abstract This paper attempts to investigate the practice of corporate governance in Japan since it has largely contributed to [...]

2701, 2022

Japan-Bangladesh Relations: Celebrating the Fifty Years of their Ode to Joy

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Japan-Bangladesh Relations: Celebrating the Fifty Years of their Ode to Joy Lopamudra Ghosh Undergraduate student (Fifth Semester) BA History Honours; Founder and President of the World Forum for Welfare Geopolitics (WFWG); Distinguished Indian Delegate representing India in the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW); HundrED Youth Ambassador representing India at HundrED, Helsinki, Finland; TIP Peace Ambassador of the Year 2021; TIP Human Rights Ambassador of the Year 2021; [...]

2701, 2022

Determinants of cultural diversity management in Japan: Case studies of the hospitality industry

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Determinants of Cultural Diversity Management in Japan: Case Studies of Hospitality Industry Ying Zhu Professor, Australian Centre for Asian Business, University of South Australia, 33-44 NorthTerrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Email: ying.zhu@unisa.edu.au (corresponding author) Takamichi Mito Professor, the Graduate School of Law and Politics, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. Email:mito@kwansai.ac.jp Abstract Before the Covid-19 started in 2020, increasing international tourists were visiting Japan in recent years, and the hospitality [...]

2701, 2022

Emphasizing Selected Macroeconomic Indicators to Revive Japanese Economic Growth from Post-COVID-19 Shock

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Emphasising Selected Macroeconomic Indicators to Revive Japanese Economic Growth from Post-COVID-19 Shock Nashia Zaman Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: nashiazaman@du.ac.bd Abstract For its unique characteristics of the continuous revitalisation of its economy, Japan is widely known around the globe. Japan made significant contributions to the world developmental agenda in the post-World War II era. Covid-19 imposed both demand and supply shocks worldwide. [...]

2701, 2022

Post-COVID-19 JAPAN: A Political Economy Treatise on Shocks and Therapy

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Post-COVID-19 Japan: A Political Economy Treatise on Shocks and Therapy Abul Barkat Professor and former Chair, Department of Economics; Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: barkatabul71@gmail.com Abstract Pandemic is a rare than usual event, and therefore, the shocking impacts of pandemic fall under the category of “uncertainty’’ than “risks”; “uncertainty” is improbabilistic and, therefore, not amenable to predictability. This paper aims [...]

2301, 2022

Post-Covid-19 Japan and Social Shocks

By |January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Post-Covid-19 Japan and Social Shocks Abdullah-Al-Mamun, PhD* Shamsunnahar** *Assistant Professor & Chairman, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: mamun.djs@du.ac.bd **Research Associate, Centre for Governance Studies (CGS), Bangladesh. shamsunnaharshompa@gmail.com Abstract There has been a severe erosion of social life in Japan owing to COVID-19. However, the existing literature does not provide enough evidence regarding various social shocks arising out of the Covid-19 and its impact on [...]

2301, 2022

Japan’s Shifting Foreign Policy to South Asia: Issues and Challenges

By |January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

Japan’s Shifting Foreign Policy to South Asia: Issues and Challenges Md. Saifullah Akon* Debasish Nandy** Alik Naha*** * Corresponding author. Lecturer, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: saifullah.djs@du.ac.bd ** Associate Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol, West Bengal, India. E-mail: debasishnandy.kc@gmail.com *** Faculty Member, Department of Political Science, Vidyasagar College(Day), Kolkata, India. E-mail: aliknaha@gmail.com Abstract Due to the geographical distance [...]

2301, 2022

‘Meritocracy’ to ‘Parentocracy’: (De)constructing the Theoretical Dilemma in Basic Education of Japan and Bangladesh

By |January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Journals of DJS, Number 1 December 2021|

'Meritocracy' to 'Parentocracy': (De)constructing the Theoretical Dilemma in Basic Education of Japan and Bangladesh Md. Jahangir Alam, PhD https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6312-5685 Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: mjalam.jsc@du.ac.bd Abstract Globally, access to basic education is a universal fundamental human right. Conversely, governments of underdeveloped and developing countries experience several challenges in ensuring equity in basic education. Along with the government initiatives, equity in basic [...]

2403, 2021

Collaborations

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: Collaborations|

Memorandum of Agreement Memorandum of Agreement with Kazuko Bhuiyan Foundation Memorandum of Understanding Memorandum of Understanding with Shapla Neer-Bangladesh Memorandum of Understanding with Bangladesh Ikebana Association Letter of Agreement Letter of Agreement with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Letter of Agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Letter of Agreement with Japan Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JBCCI) Collaborating Programmes Department of Japanese Studies aims to organizes several programmes [...]

1912, 2019

International Seminar on “Japanese Studies in India and South Asia

By |December 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

News Founder Chair Prof. Dr. Abul Barkat, Assistant Prof. Mr. Abdullah-Al-Mamun, Assistant Prof. Dr. Dilruba Sharmin were attended in the International Seminar on “Japanese Studies in India and South Asia: towards a New Horizon” (インド・南アジアにおける日本研究::新たな地平線に向かって) arranged by Centre for Japanese Studies School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (1) Prof. Barkat presented his paper titled as ‘Role of Japanese Studies in Strengthening Bilateral and Multilateral Relationships [...]

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