Category Archives: study abroad

Call for Participants: Ise and Japan Study Program 2017

Dear all, Applications are open for a fully funded study program (lectures and field trips) for researchers (graduate or post-graduate) that is sponsored by Kogakkan University and Ise City. It will be held in and around Ise, which is home to … Continue reading

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Workshop: Early-modern Palaeography (kuzushiji, hentaigana et al.): Fourth Graduate Summer School at Cambridge

We are delighted to announce that the Fourth Graduate Summer School in Japanese Early-modern Palaeography will run from Monday 7 August to Saturday 19 August  2017 at the University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College (Cambridge, UK). We are now accepting applications. … Continue reading

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Funding: David L. Boren Awards in Critical Languages

Scholarships & Fellowships for International Study Fellowships Application Deadline: Jan 31 Scholarships Application Deadline: Feb 9 The National Security Education Program (NSEP)David L. Boren Awards provide a unique funding opportunity for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including … Continue reading

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Translation Workshop: Japanese to English

TRANSLATION WORKSHOP Where: University of Oxford, UK When: April 2 to April 5, 2017 We are seeking applications from research students to translate scholarly articles from Japanese to English for the second BAJS (British Association for Japanese Studies) Translation Workshop … Continue reading

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Resources on Sexual Assault in Japan

It is an unfortunate reality that sexual crimes occur all over the world, no matter where you live or who you are. In Japan, where sexual crimes are seldom discussed openly, crime is perceived as far lower than other countries, and … Continue reading

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Resources / Fun Links: Flying

I am no wizard at finding special deals on flights. Just a regular guy. There are dozens of articles and blog posts online purporting to offer tips on “The Cheapest Days to Fly and Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets” … Continue reading

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Graduate Level Research Grants for non-U.S. Citizens

I was recently asked about funding options for dissertating non-U.S. citizens in the field, as some of the major sources of financial support (such as Fulbright) are not open to non-U.S. graduate researchers regardless of whether they are affiliated with … Continue reading

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