Category Archives: living abroad

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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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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Fun Link Friday: Rice cooker baked cinnamon apples!

Tis the season! Decorations for Halloween are coming out and it’s finally getting cooler. For those of you in Japan, it’s just about the time you start craving the kind of treats we love about fall. Luckily for us, Rocket … Continue reading

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Funding: 2015–2016 International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

Sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd. Program Founded in 1997, the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan (IAF-J), sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies 5-10-20: Resources and Thoughts on International Education

For our fifth article in our Japanese Studies 5-10-20 series, today we have a unique perspective from Stephanie Toriumi, a student advisor (Academic Officer) for the Liberal Arts program at Hawaii Tokai International College. She will talk about how she landed a … Continue reading

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Funding: Two Fellowship Programs – Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS (Paris)

“Macroeconomics and economic policy in Japan” and “Public Innovation policies in Japan” I am pleased to announce that the Fondation France Japon de l’EHESS is presently recruiting one Senior and one Junior level researcher in the framework of its newly … Continue reading

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Understanding Japanese Politics for the Non-Japanese Speaker: A Resource Guide

This week we have a detailed guest article by Alec Williams, who provides an excellent guide to a variety of online resources for English speakers interested in politics and international relations with an eye on Japan. Have any more to add? Please leave … Continue reading

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