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Call for Papers: Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia: Debating Democracy in Japan

The Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia will be held at the University of Wollongong from 26 to 30 June 2017. The Call for Papers is now open. The conference takes place seventy years since the revised … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868 by Brian Woodall 300 pages  Pubdate: 06/17/2014  6 x 9  5 figures, 12 tables The world’s third largest economy and a stable democracy, Japan remains a significant world power; but its economy has … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan

The SOAS Japan Research Centre, in association with Bloomsbury, is pleased to announce the publication of the first book in its new SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan series. Jan Bardsley’s Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan reveals the diverse possibilities of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Tradition, Democracy and the Townscape of Kyoto: Claiming a Right to the Past

  As the historic capital of the country and the stronghold of the nation’s most celebrated traditions, the city of Kyoto holds a unique place in the Japanese imagination. Widely praised for the beauty of its townscape and natural environments, … Continue reading

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Fellowship: The Wilson Center

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Fellowships.welcome The Center awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges … Continue reading

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