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Book Announcement: Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost

Via Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai. Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost by Zack Davisson Chin Music Press Inc. (September 2, 2014) I am proud to announce that my book Yūrei: The Japanese Ghost is finally available for preorder! This book is the culmination of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s Persian Surcoat

Something for the history scholars today: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s jinbaori robe has been restored and will be on display in Kodaiji Sho Museum in Kyoto for a few weeks. The robe was made from a Persian tapestry from the Safavid dynasty … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Japanese History

Institution: Johns Hopkins University – Homewood Location: Maryland, United States Position: TESOL; Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Japanese History ~~History, Assistant Professor of Japanese History The Department of History at The Johns Hopkins University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant … Continue reading

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Funding: CCWH/Berks Graduate Student Fellowship 2014

CCWH/Berks Graduate Student Fellowship 2014 The Coordinating Council for Women in History and the Berkshire Conference of Women’s History Graduate Student Fellowship is a $1000 award to a graduate student completing a dissertation in a history department. The award is … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Adam Clulow Columbia Studies in International and Global History Cloth, 352 pages, Color Illus.: 9, , Maps: 2, ISBN: 978-0-231-16428-3 $55.00 /  $B# (B38.00 Published by Columbia University Press http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-16428-3/the-company-and-the-shogun The Company and the Shogun examines the encounter between the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian History, Emmanuel College, Boston

Institution:     Emmanuel College, History Location:        Massachusetts, United States Position:        Visiting Assistant Professor of History Founded in 1919 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as the first Catholic college for women in New England, Emmanuel today … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Tenured Lecturer in Modern Japanese History

Institution: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Department of International Social Studies, Graduate School of Global Studies Location:  Japan Position:  Lecturer; Tenured Lecturer in Modern Japanese History 1. Position Tenured Lecturer in Modern Japanese History with the possibility of promotion through … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Chair in Modern Asian History

Institution:  University of Amsterdam, Department of Sociology and Anthropology Location:  Netherlands Position:  Full Professor, Chair in Modern Asian History The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Amsterdam, together with the  International Institute of Social History (Royal Netherlands … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, History

Institution: University of Hong Kong Location: Hong Kong Position:  Assistant Professor, HIstory Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian History

Institution:  University of Central Arkansas, History Location: Arkansas, United States Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, History Asian History. The University of Central Arkansas invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Asian history, with preference for a specialty in China.  … Continue reading

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