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Book Announcement: Japan’s Occupation of Java in the Second World War

Japan’s Occupation of Java in the Second World War Ethan Mark Japan’s Occupation of Java in the Second World War draws upon written and oral Japanese, Indonesian, Dutch and English-language sources to narrate the Japanese occupation of Java as a transnational … Continue reading

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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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Call for Papers: The Intersections of Colonialism and Medicine in East Asia at the University of Pittsburgh

The Intersections of Colonialism and Medicine in East Asia March 9-10, 2018 at the University of Pittsburgh Sponsors: Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, National Shimane University, Peking University, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica This conference intends to investigate … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974

Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974 STEFAN HUEBNER The history of regional sporting events in 20th century Asia yields insights into Western and Asian perspectives on what defines modern Asia, and can be read as a staging … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop- Chinese and Japanese Encounters in Colonial Southeast Asia

Call for papers for the workshop Japanese and Chinese Encounters in Colonial Southeast Asia to be held at NIOD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands on November 12-13, 2014. The workshop and the book resulting from it aim to explore the relation between Chinese and Japanese … Continue reading

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Funding: [general] Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship

Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship Applications are due December 1, 2012. Project Description The Truman Library Institute is pleased to add to its existing Research Grants Program an exciting new project – the Truman-Kauffman Research Program.  Thanks to the generosity of the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: A Symposium – On the Track and Field between Iran and Japan: Sport, Society, and Politics in Asia

The University of Haifa, January 9, 2012 We invite proposals for a symposium concerning the role of sport in the history, politics, society, culture, and economy of modern and contemporary Asia, including nations from Iran eastwards. We are interested in … Continue reading

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