Premodern Japanese Studies

PMJS is a worldwide network of scholars, students and professionals who do research specifically related to earlier periods of Japanese history, literature, art, culture, religion, and language. The network's main function is to serve as a platform for scholarly discussion and publication on topics related to premodern Japan. We also welcome the dissemination of information relevant to the field such as new publications, conferences, workshops, and job announcements. With over 1200 members from more than 30 countries, PMJS is the largest and most diverse academic network dedicated specifically to premodern Japan.

The core of PMJS is a listserve that functions to facilitate scholarly discussion among members. PMJS Papers publishes academic material in both traditional and non-traditional formats, styles, and lengths.