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Book Announcement: The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan

The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan ann-elise lewallen For more information, please visit http://unmpress.com/books.php?ID=20000000007984 In present-day Japan Indigenous Ainu women stitch together ancestral values and global Indigenous activism to challenge bitter legacies of settler racism … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Male Circumcision in Japan

Castro-Vázquez, Genaro (2015) Male Circumcision in Japan. New York: Palgrave. ISBN 9781137518750 About the book Male Circumcision in Japan provides an in-depth examination of anthropological and sociological developments in Japan which challenge the accepted biomedical view of male circumcision as … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan, H.Suzuki (ed.), 2013, Routledge, Japan Anthropology Workshop Series Abstract: This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Professor in Anthropology [Asia focus welcome]

Aarhus University, The School of Culture and Society, Professor in Anthropology 758885 The School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, invites applications for a permanent professorship within the field of anthropology. The position is available from 01 February 2016 or as soon … Continue reading

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Internships: Summer internships at the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan

Since 2007, ICAS at Temple University Japan has hosted summer interns from many universities across the world. These unpaid summer internships for non-TUJ students (undergraduate and graduate) offer a unique opportunity to spend a productive summer in Tokyo. Below is the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011

JAPAN COPES WITH CALAMITY Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011. It brings together nine varied ethnographic studies from the disaster region with a pair of introductory chapters framing the studies in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Asia through Art and Anthropology: Cultural Translation Across Borders

How has Asia been imagined, represented and transferred both literally and visually across linguistic, geopolitical and cultural boundaries? This book explores the shifting roles of those who produce, critique and translate creative forms and practices, for which distinctions of geography, … Continue reading

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