BAJS organises a triennial Japanese Studies conference, contributes to the triennial Joint East Asian Studies conference with the British Associations for Chinese and Korean Studies, and an annual programme of workshops for scholars and postgraduate students.
The British Association for Japanese Studies is an association of scholars and researchers dedicated to researching and teaching about Japan, through publication, the organisation of conferences, and the provision of funding to support the research and study of Japan. New members are always welcome and will join a thriving and friendly community with a diverse range of interests, but all united in seeking to expand the frontiers of knowledge about Japan and the Japanese.
BAJS Council keeps abreat of matters which may affect the membership, and represents the interests of Japanese Studies to other bodies.
BAJS offers a range of funding to postgraduate students to support research and conference attendance.
The membership of BAJS generally consists of faculty and students at UK universities, but is open to anyone with an interest in supporting Japanese Studies. BAJS Council is chosen by the membership to further the Association's aims and interests.