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Book Announcement: An Anthropology of the Machine

An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network Michael Fisch University of Chicago Press, 2018. From University of Chicago Press: “With its infamously packed cars and disciplined commuters, Tokyo’s commuter train network is one of the most complex technical … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Japanese history, Yale University

The Yale University Department of History intends to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the history of the Japanese colonial empire, to begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on the history of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral/Post-MFA position in Asian Digital Film Production, Hamilton College

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57038 The Asian Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral/post-MFA position in Digital Film Production, effective July 1, 2019. As part of the College-wide curricular emphasis on digital and experiential learning, the Program seeks a … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship 2018

Type: Undergraduate and Graduate (international students at Japanese universities) Application deadline: 15 December 2018 1:00P.M. Japan time for both April and fall (September/October) 2019 Enrollment. Japanese Level: N4+ Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for applicants residing abroad is for overseas students scheduled to enroll … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates

JAPANESE STUDIES FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM This program provides support to outstanding scholars in the field by offering the opportunity to conduct research in Japan. 4-12 months of dissertation research in Japan for students in the humanities and the social sciences. Applicants … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Land, Power, and the Sacred: The Estate System in Medieval Japan

Land, Power, and the Sacred: The Estate System in Medieval Japan Edited by Janet R. Goodwin, Joan R. Piggott Landed estates (shōen) produced much of the material wealth supporting all levels of late classical and medieval Japanese society. During the tenth through … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Library of Congress, Research Assistant, Foreign Affairs

Closing Date: August 17, 2018 LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research Service Minimum Salary: $56,233.00 Maximum Salary: $73,105.00 Availability: U.S. Citizens Only The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division (FDT) is seeking three limited-term Research Assistants to … Continue reading

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