Tag Archives: China

Book Announcement: Embracing Asia in China and Japan

Torsten Weber, Embracing ‘Asia’ in China and Japan. Asianism Discourse and the Contest for Hegemony, 1912-1933. (Palgrave Macmillan 2018, 407 pages, 8 illustrations). https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319651538 This book examines how Asianism became a key concept in mainstream political discourse between China and Japan … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workshop: 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun (Classical Chinese) Summer Workshop

Call for Applications: 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun Summer Workshop (Intensive Literary/Classical Chinese Training Course for Students and Junior Scholars) The Jangseogak Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies is accepting applications for 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun (Classical Chinese) Summer Workshop, a three-week … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, conferences, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Funding: Summer Luce Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship applications

CALL FOR 2018 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History University of San Francisco (USF) The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, financial assistance, funding, graduate school | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Institution: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Location: Hong Kong Position: Assistant Professor Applications are invited for:- Department of Japanese Studies Assistant Professor (Ref. 170001WP) (Closing date: January 15, 2018) The Master of Arts Programme in Japanese Studies, under the Department of … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, job openings, jobs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Announcement: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China

Via University of Washington Press Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China YUN XIA CONTENTS Throughout the War of Resistance against Japan (1931-1945), the Chinese Nationalist government punished collaborators with harsh measures, labeling the enemies from within hanjian … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Announcement: FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation, Steven Heine (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 304 Pages | 27 illus., ISBN: 9780190637507      Examines the transformation of Chan Buddhism into Zen Buddhism from … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Announcement: Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan: Poetics and Practice

Chinese Literary Forms in Heian Japan: Poetics and Practice Brian Steininger Written Chinese served as a prestigious, cosmopolitan script across medieval East Asia, from as far west as the Tarim Basin to the eastern kingdom of Heian period Japan (794–1185). … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment