Tag Archives: Tokyo

Job Opening: In-House Translator & Assistant Language Specialist

Sojitz is looking to recruit someone within Japan for an entry-level in-house translator position. Sojitz Corporation is a general trading company conducting trading and project investment in diverse fields including machinery, energy, metals, chemicals, and consumer lifestyle businesses. Position:        In-House Translator &Assistant … 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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Summer Program: Media Mix Summer Program 2014

The Media Mix Summer Program 2014 is organized by the University of Tokyo and supported by the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation. It is a two-week summer program to be held at the University of Tokyo, Komaba campus from July 14-26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Conference: Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), June 21-22, 2014

Online Registration: Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), June 21-22 Early Bird online registration for ASCJ 2013 begins on February 20. Please see registration details below. All scholars of Asia are invited to attend the eighteenth annual meeting of the Asian … Continue reading

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Job Openings: Research Officer (2 Positions), United Nations University [Tokyo]

Institution: United Nations University (UNU) Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR) Location: Tokyo, Japan Deadline: March 31, 2014 Education: MA Start date: July 2014 preferred UNU mission The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations system. Its mission … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Tokyo’s Best Plum Blossom Spots

I’ll confess that I have a personal bias for plum blossoms over sakura. Sure, they aren’t as majestic as the shidare-zakura (枝垂桜), but I love how vividly pink they are and how they smell. I’m most familiar with Kanazawa’s plum … Continue reading

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Workshop: New Sources for the Study of Japanese Religion

Announcing a combined workshop and conference on “New Sources for the Study of Japanese Religion,” organized by Prof. Kikuchi Hiroki of the Historiographical Institute (Shiryō Hensanjo) of the University of Tokyo and myself, to be held at Princeton University on March … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Center for Information on Religion Seminar – Japanese Culture and Religion

The Center for Information on Religion (hereafter CIR) launched a seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion in Japanese for non-Japanese-native graduate students.  The seminar calls for the papers of well-motivated students who hope for presentation and discussion … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Special Assistant to the Director of UNU-IAS [Tokyo]

Institution: United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) Location: Tokyo Posted on January 10, 2014 Education: Bachelor’s Type: full-time contract (at least 1, up to 6 years) UNU-IAS, created from a merger of the former UNU Institute of Advanced … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Part-Time Sales and Travel Administrator, The Art of Travel [Tokyo]

This job listing has been updated. See it here. Company: The Art of Travel (Tokyo American Club Travel Desk) Location: Tokyo Deadline: January 3, 2014 Type: Part-time The Art of Travel is comprised of a core group of artists, designers, … Continue reading

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