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Fellowship: DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion Graphic Culture Research Grant

DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion invites researchers to apply to the 2016 Graphic Culture Research Grant Program beginning May 1st. The grants are awarded to support research related to graphic design and graphic arts from diverse disciplines, regardless of humanities … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ABC Dictionary of Ancient Japanese Phonograms

University of Hawai’i Press has just published John R. Bentley’s ABC Dictionary of Ancient Japanese Phonograms, the first comprehensive dictionary of man’yōgana. It is the ninth entry in the ABC Chinese Dictionary Series edited by Victor Mair. The 600-page volume is … Continue reading

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Funding: Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the year 2016-2017. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability was published by the University of Hawaii Press in January of 2016. The book is based on a decade of research into the documentary and material evidence from sixteenth- and seventeenth-century … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 27th annual conference EAJRS

The 27th annual conference of the European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS) will be held this year in Bucharest, Romania, 14 – 17 September 2016, organized by the Japanese Language and Literature Department, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures of … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2016 Reading Kuzushiji Workshop

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2016 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 13th-17th and will be led by Professor Ken’ichiro Aratake of Tohoku University’s Northeast Asia … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Lanes and Neighbourhoods in Cities in Asia

*Deadline: 30 April 2016 *Conference dates: 30 June 2016 – 01 July 2016 *Venue: National University of Singapore The purpose of this conference is to focus attention on the concept and social meanings of one of the smallest social spheres … Continue reading

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