Tag Archives: Japan

Funding: Japan Fund for Global Environment -Conservation Grants 2015

The Fund makes grants to legally registered non-profit organizations in Japan and developing countries for field projects in environmental conservation. Priority is for activities to protect migratory birds that stop in Japan, and for wildlife species that are globally important. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellow in Japanese Studies, Freie Universitaet Berlin

Institution:   Freie Universitaet Berlin, Graduate School of East Asian Studies Location:   Germany Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow, Japanese Studies The Graduate School of East Asian Studies at Freie Universitaet Berlin (Germany) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship limited … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Zen Past and Present, by Eric Cunningham

Zen Past and Present Eric Cunningham ISBN 978-0-924304-64-4. 98 pages. Paperback. Zen Past and Present provides readers with a concise but comprehensive survey of the history of Zen Buddhism. Because it examines Zen from historical, religious, literary, artistic, and political standpoints, it … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 5: Furnishing Your Japanese Apartment

In the previous two articles about living in Japan, I detailed the process of finding and selecting apartments in Japan. But one of the most expensive parts of moving into a new apartment is getting all the new furniture and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism

The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism Edited by Sébastien Lechevalier Translated by J. A. A. Stockwin Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Routledge Description In the 1980s the performance of Japan’s economy was an international success story, and led many economists … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Transnational Cultural Interactions between Korea and Japan, From the Pre-modern to the Colonial Period

Transnational Cultural Interactions between Korea and Japan, From the Pre-modern to the Colonial Period  The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, May 17–19, 2015 Keynote Speaker: Theodore Q. Hughes, Korea Foundation Associate Professor, Columbia University Cultural interaction between Korea and Japan has … Continue reading

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Living in Japan Part 4: How to Read Apartment Listings

In my previous article, I explained many of the basics of what to keep in mind when you apartment hunt in Japan. Now you’ve got an idea of a location you might want to live (or at least have located … Continue reading

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