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Resources for Studying Buddhism

Glancing through our resources page, I noticed our lack of sites on Buddhism. Sure enough, I had a few things on hand that anyone researching Buddhism in Japan or Buddhism in general will find quite useful. I’m not an expert … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Part-Time Visitor Services Associate, Japan Society

Institution: Japan Society Location: New York, NY Type: part time Education: associate’s or higher Posted Jan. 15, 2014 The Visitor Services Associate maintains the Japan Society’s visitor service’s desk as an ambassador interacting with the general public. This includes greeting … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Database Administrator, Japan Society

For our techies: Institution: Japan Society Location: New York, NY Education: BA/BS+ experience Posted Dec. 4, 2013 Job description Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, … Continue reading

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Resource: Bibliography of Japanese History

Today I’ll briefly introduce a resource which I was sadly unaware until recently. Peter Kornicki, a Japan specialist and professor of East Asian Studies at Cambridge University who has done extensive work on the history of the book in Japan, … Continue reading

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Resource: Encyclopedia of Shinto

Do you have an interest in Shinto? Looking for a handy online reference item to check information? Check out the Encyclopedia of Shinto. About The Encyclopedia of Shinto in an online translation of the Shintō jiten edited by the Institute … Continue reading

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Resource: Japanese Law Translation

Do you need an easy way to find Japanese laws in English? While working in Japan this past year, I had a vague idea of the Alien Registration Act (which the government is looking to change soon) from my general … Continue reading

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Website announcement: Visualizing Cultures – Image-Driven Scholarship

A new spectacular resource for historical and artistic scholarship, MIT’s Visualizing Cultures presents a multimedia approach to looking at Asian history and international social and cultural relations. We have a lengthy description here, but you can also check out the … Continue reading

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