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Book Announcement: The JET Program and the U.S.-Japan Relationship: Goodwill Goldmine

Since 1987, the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program has recruited thousands of young college graduates from more than sixty countries, including the United States, to work in Japan for up to five years. Now, thirty years after the program’s … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies is pleased to announce the new position of KCJS Postdoctoral Fellow (discipline open), beginning in academic year 2018-19. Based at Doshisha University, KCJS is an undergraduate study abroad program governed by a consortium of … Continue reading

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Funding: Wolfsonian Fellowship Program (modern Japan)

Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship Program The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Population Aging and International Health-Caregiver Migration to Japan

Population Aging and International Health-Caregiver Migration to Japan Gabriele Vogt, Cham: Springer, 2018. This book introduces Japan’s current policy initiatives directed at eldercare and international labor migration, and, wherever appropriate,it adds a comparative perspective from Germany. The book shows how … Continue reading

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Kokugakuin University Visiting Fellows Program 2018-2019

Kokugakuin University is pleased to announce a call for applications to The Kokugakuin University Visiting Fellows Program for the academic year 2018-2019. “Toward the promotion of international academic communication and cooperation, and in the interest of stimulating global research on Japanese society … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources

C. Pierce Salguero (ed.), Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). From its earliest days, Buddhism has been closely intertwined with medicine. Buddhism and Medicine is a singular collection showcas- ing the generative relationship and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan

Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan April 13th and 14th, 2018 University of California, Berkeley The UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies presents its fifth annual graduate student conference:Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan. The conference will explore how … Continue reading

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