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Job Opening: University of Zurich, History Department Two Academic Assistants

Institution:      University of Zurich, History Department Location:          Switzerland Position:           Doctoral Fellow/Two Academic Assistants (60% PhD-positions) The Chair for Global History (18th to 20th centuries) invites applications for: Two Academic Assistants (60% PhD-positions) History Department, University of … Continue reading

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Job Openings: Short-term positions at Kyushu University

The International Master’s Program (IMAP) in Japanese Humanities, Kyushu University, would like to let members of the list and their colleagues know about short-term positions during the 2016-2017 academic year at Kyushu University, Graduate School of Humanities and School of Letters. … Continue reading

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Funding: Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) Research Studies Scholarship

Greetings from the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit. The Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) Research Studies Scholarship application is now available. The Research Studies Scholarship offers university graduates the opportunity to conduct research in Japan. Studies for this scholarship are conducted … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative

Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative Alison McQueen Tokita, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan Alison Tokita presents a series of case studies that demonstrate the persistence of Japanese sung narratives in a multiplicity of genres over … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Pacific Strife

Inter-regional histories are all the rage these days, and Pacific Strife: The Great Powers and their Political and Economic Rivalries in Asia and the Western Pacific, 1870-1914, by Kees van Dijk (Amsterdam University Press, 2015) is certainly that. Most historians, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Association of Japanese Literary Studies

Call for paper/panels 24th Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Literary Studies, UIUC October 9-10, 2015 Location: Illinois, United States The University of Illinois will host the 24th Conference of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies at the Urbana … Continue reading

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Job Opening: One-Year Visiting Instructor of Japanese History

Institution:   Western Washington University, History Location:   Washington, United States Position:   Non-Tenure Track Faculty, One-Year Visiting Instructor – Japan One-Year Visiting Instructor – Japan Department of History Position/Salary: One-year Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of History beginning on September 16, 2015, through June 15, … Continue reading

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