Tag Archives: Tokyo

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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Book Announcement: Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects, written by Jordan Sand, is now available. About the book: Preserved buildings and historic districts, museums and reconstructions have become an important part of the landscape of cities around the world. Beginning … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Public Relations Staff, Communications and Marketing Support, Temple University Japan [Tokyo]

Via JETWit.com Institution: Temple University Japan Campus Location: Tokyo, Japan Visa support: yes Deadline: Nov. 30, 2013 Education: not listed Visa Requirement Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is able to sponsor a visa for this position. Overview of Position TUJ … Continue reading

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