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Book Announcement: Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie and Ulrike Wöhr, Routledge, 2014 Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868 by Brian Woodall 300 pages  Pubdate: 06/17/2014  6 x 9  5 figures, 12 tables The world’s third largest economy and a stable democracy, Japan remains a significant world power; but its economy has … Continue reading

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Funding: 20th Century Japan Research Award 2014-2015

20th Century Japan Research Award for 2014-2015 The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Japan

Contemporary Japan (CJ) is the biannual journal of the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ) published by de Gruyter, Berlin, New York. We are currently calling for papers for the autumn 2015 issue. Articles should be submitted by 31 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Constructing the Colonized Land: Entwined Perspectives of East Asia around WWII

Constructing the Colonized Land: Entwined Perspectives of East Asia around WWII Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014 266 pp. ISBN: 9781409428183 (hbk) ISBN:9781409428190 (ebk-PDF) ISBN:9781472404367(ebk-ePUB) Despite the precipitous rise of East Asia as a center of architectural production since the Second … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature & Culture

Japan Position 2015-16: Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Modern/Contemporary Japanese Literature and Culture, to begin July 1, 2015. (Please note … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Modern Buddhism in Japan

Modern Buddhism in Japan edited by Hayashi Makoto, Otani Eiichi, and Paul L. Swanson. Published by Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 2014 (224 pp). This is a collection of essays on the development of Buddhism in Japan in response … Continue reading

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