Category Archives: living abroad

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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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Three Videos on Language & Ethnicity

P. Kerim Friedman, associate professor in the Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures at National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan, recently posted some funny videos on Savage Minds (one of the most prominent anthropology blogs out there, it would seem, … Continue reading

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