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Funding: Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) Fellowship Program offers unique opportunities for mid-career professionals focusing on international relations. The program affords fellows the opportunity to broaden their perspective of foreign affairs and to pursue proposed research, with a placement at CFR, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A History of Japanese Theatre

We are  delighted to announce the publication by Cambridge of A History of Japanese Theatre, edited by Jonah Salz. Featuring chapters by fifty international experts, including fifteen Japanese scholars, this book is the first in English since Benito Ortolani’s 1991 … Continue reading

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Job Opening: International Program Coordinator, Global Academic Ventures [Australia]

Institution: Global Academic Ventures Location: Sydney, Australia Posted: 09/22/2016 Deadline: Open Until Filled Type: Full Time Education: not listed Open to those eligible for the Australian Work and Holiday visas 462 or 417, or have work rights in Australia Global … Continue reading

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Funding: 20th Century Japan Research Award for 2016-2017

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied … Continue reading

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Event: Impact of the Digital on Japanese Studies at UChicago

The University of Chicago will be hosting a public workshop on “The Impact of the Digital on Japanese Studies” on November 11-12, 2016. The workshop brings together scholars of Japan who are exploring digital and computational approaches to the study … Continue reading

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Travel Grants: UC Berkeley Conference, Tokugawa and the Visual World

The Regime and the Scene. Or, What Difference Did the Tokugawa Shogunate Make to the Visual World of Early Modern Japan? Friday, October 28, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Women’s Faculty Club Lounge University of California, Berkeley http://tokugawavisualworld2016.weebly.com/ “Visual … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan Kumiko Nemoto ILR Press http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100219580&fa=author&person_id=5396 The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated … Continue reading

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