Tag Archives: environment

Job Opening: Japanese Environmental Humanities (UC Irvine)

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, Irvine, CA 92697-6000. The Department of East Asian Studies invites applications for an open rank position in Japanese Environmental Humanities, appointment to begin 1 July 2019. Discipline is open to Japanese cinema, literature, philosophy, history, theater, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japan to build wooden skyscraper

Though this news broke a couple weeks ago, it’s still fascinating to read about and making the rounds on various online news outlets. A Japanese wood products company, Sumitomo Forestry, is presently making plans to create a gigantic wooden skyscraper … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Ecologies of Knowledge and Practice: Japanese Studies and the Environmental Humanities

A Day-and-a-Half Workshop and Roundtable for UK Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers in the Humanities St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 27th and 28th October 2017  Scholars from outside the UK are welcome to apply if they are able to fund … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS): Urban and Environmental Studies

The next EAJS International Conference will take place from August 30 to September 2, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. As the convenors of section 1 “Urban and Environmental Studies” we would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for our … Continue reading

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Funding: Abe Fellowship

Abe Fellowship International multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern Topics: Global Security; East Asia; International Development; Public Engagement; Environment Open for applications, next deadline is September 1st 2015. Apply Now The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Environment and Society in the Japanese Islands

Over the long course of Japan’s history, its people profited from their rich natural environment while simultaneously facing significant environmental challenges. Over time, they have altered their natural environment in numerous ways, from landscape modification to industrial pollution. How has … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Nanjyamonjya

For those interested in botany, check out this unusual tree on San’in Monogatari: It’s mid-May around Matsue Castle, as spring is practically running to summer now. First there were plum blossoms, then came camellia, then cherry blossoms, then azalea and … Continue reading

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