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About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history and hopes to one day be competent enough to teach it to others.

Living in Japan Part 1: Preparations Before You Arrive

As some of you following us on Facebook and Twitter probably know, I recently relocated to Japan for research, with the intention of sticking around for at least a year or two. Despite being several years into my doctoral work, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: An International Forum on Asian History and Asian Studies

Call for Papers:  An International Forum on Asian History and Asian Studies, 30 June- 2 July 2015, in Athens, Greece. Organized by ATINER (Athens Institute for Education and Research). For information on submitting an abstract, please go to: http://www.atiner.gr/histas.htm Deadline to submit … Continue reading

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Job Opening: World History, Dominican University

Institution:       Dominican University of California Location:          California, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Studies The Department of History at Dominican University of California invites applications for a Modern World Historian (18th century to present) full-time (9-month) tenure track … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions

Call for Papers: “Networks and Religious Difference in Asian Buddhist Traditions,” Vanderbilt University,April 3-4, 2015 Buddhist traditions—in all their diversity—have been formed through processes of exchange, negotiation, and contestation in the face of perceived difference. These perceptions have existed both … Continue reading

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2015 OAH-JAAS Japan Residencies Program

OAH-JAAS Japan Residencies Program In cooperation with and support from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, the OAH and the Japanese Association for American Studies (JAAS) plan to send two American scholars to Japanese universities for two-week residencies in the summer … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship

Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship Koseki, Identification and Documentation Edited by David Chapman, Karl Jakon Krogness Routledge – 2014 – 266 pages Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Japan’s Household Registration System (koseki seido) is an … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian History, University of Arkansas

Institution:       University of Arkansas – Fayetteville Location:          Arkansas, United States Position:           Assistant Professor in East Asian History The Department of History at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in East Asian history to … Continue reading

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