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Book Announcement: Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan

Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan edited by Kaori H. Okano Critical Studies in Asian Education series About the Book Nonformal Education and Civil Society in Japan critically examines an aspect of education that has received little attention to date: … Continue reading

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Conference: Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond

Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University May 29-31, 2016 The Israeli Association of Japanese Studies (IAJS) is glad to announce an international workshop on Japanese medieval divinities, which will be held at … Continue reading

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Job Opening: one-year position in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions at Vanderbilt

Institution: Vanderbilt University, Dept. of Religious Studies Location: Nashville, Tennessee Position: One-year (Non-Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Reconstruction of East Asia, 1945-65

European Research Council Project “The Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia, 1945-1965″, and Dr. Barak Kushner, Principal Investigator, are pleased to announce the conference: The Reconstruction of East Asia, 1945-65  Cambridge University, UK, December 9-12, 2016 Aim of the conference: … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian history, Davidson College

Institution:      Davidson College Location:         North Carolina, United States Position:         Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian history DAVIDSON COLLEGE seeks a visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian history with a two-year appointment. Ph.D. in hand by August 2016 preferred. We are looking for … Continue reading

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Conference: Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University May 29-31, 2016 The Israeli Association of Japanese Studies (IAJS) is glad to announce an international workshop on Japanese medieval divinities, which will be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio

The Undiscovered Country: Text, Translation, and Modernity in the Work of Yanagita Kunio Yanagita Kunio (1875–1962) was a public intellectual who played a pivotal role in shaping modern Japan’s cultural identity. A self-taught folk scholar and elite bureaucrat, he promoted … Continue reading

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