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About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.

Funding: Abe Fellowship Competition 2018

Overview The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) announce the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP. The Purpose of the Fellowship The Abe … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The History of Japanese Psychology: Global Perspectives, 1875–1950

The History of Japanese Psychology: Global Perspectives, 1875–1950, by Brian J. McVeigh, Bloomsbury Press, 2017. During the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries the individual became the basic, self-contained unit of society whose interior life was increasingly privileged.  This “inward turn” resonated with … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Research Associate, Japanese History, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Institution: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Location: Germany Position: Doctoral Fellow The Department of Modern Japanese Studies at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf invites applications for the position of Research Associate in Modern Japanese History (75%, EG 13 TV-L on the German public service scale) to … Continue reading

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Resource: Japanese Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

For those looking for more educational resources to use in the classroom, today we’ll briefly introduce a resource developed by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures with sponsorship from Hitachi: The Online Resource for Japanese Archaeology and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor, History, Western Washington University

Institution Type: College / University Location: Washington, United States Position: Visiting Assistant Professor One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor – Japan Department of History Position/Salary: One-year Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of History beginning on September 16, 2018, through June 15, 2019. … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese “tips”

Travelers to Japan are often surprised to discover that tipping at restaurants is not expected. So what is left behind after our meals at a restaurant? Starting in 2012, Yuki Tatsumi began to think about this question. Working as a … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer in Japanese, University of Turku

Institution: University of Turku, Centre for East Asian Studies Location: Finland Position: Lecturer in Japanese, University of Turku The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international … Continue reading

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