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Funding: Blakemore Foundation

Deadline: December 30, 2017. Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language study at the advanced level in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs. For grants to be awarded in spring 2017, study … Continue reading

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Funding: 2017 Asia Studies Fellowship at the East-West Center (Washington DC)

This fellowship supports scholars and analysts who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy; in particular, key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. The fellowship finances … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan Author: Fowler, Sherry D.; 384pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $70.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5622-9 Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokiteśvara), a compassionate savior … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Staff Assistant II, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Institution: Harvard University Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations Location: Cambridge, MA Posted: 11/14/2016 Type: Full Time Education: BA preferred Auto req ID: 41013BR Duties & Responsibilities: The EALC Program Assistant supports the administrative operations and communication initiatives in three … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Return Migration Decisions: A Study on Highly Skilled Chinese in Japan

Return Migration Decisions: A Study on Highly Skilled Chinese in Japan by Ruth Achenbach Wiesbaden: Springer VS. http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783658160265 Ruth Achenbach develops a model of individual return migration decision making, which examines both the process and the decisive factors in return … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Manager, Asia Campus Master of Public Health Program, University of Utah

Institution: University of Utah Location: Salt Lake City, UT Posted: 11/14/2016 Type: Full Time Requisition Number: PRN12881B Job Summary: This individual will be responsible for managing projects in relation to the educational programs for the MPH programs at University of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Via the University of Hawai’i Press. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan JACQUELINE I. STONE 616pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5643-4 Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear … Continue reading

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