Tag Archives: Europe

Call for Papers: Mediatised images of Japan in Europe: Through the media kaleidoscope

Europe and Japan are geographically far removed from one another. However, and increasingly, Japan is also present in a variety of public venues and forms travelling on multiple distribution platforms: print, television, and online media. Inevitably, all these sources provide … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: New Year’s Greetings from Early 20th-Century Japan

Still coming out of your New Year’s haze? I know I am! Here’s a quickie Fun Link Friday– a set of turn-of-the-20th-century Japanese postcards from the collection of U.S. postcard collector Ken Reed first blogged about at Collector’s Weekly. The aesthetic … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: From White to Yellow: The Japanese in European Racial Thought, 1300-1735

From White to Yellow: The Japanese in European Racial Thought, 1300-1735 (McGill-Queen’s University Press, December 2014). “This magisterial work fills an important gap in contemporary scholarship about racial history and European perceptions of the Japanese during the age of maritime explorations, beginning with … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The European Union and Asia. Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities

International Academic Conference September 16th, 2014 Call for Papers Kozminski University Asia Research Centre (KU ARC) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the The European Union and Asia. Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities, a conference organized jointly by … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Cute Studies

Call for Papers: “Cute Studies,” a special issue of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture Cuteness has a global reach: it is an affective response; an aesthetic category; a performative act of self-expression; and an immensely popular form of … Continue reading

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Funding: Doctoral Scholarships in Transcultural Studies

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for eight doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2013/14. The programme offers a monthly scholarship of … Continue reading

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Job Opening(s): Doctoral Research Fellows: Concepts and Taxonomies

University of Zurich, URPP Asia and Europe Research position at the doctoral level in research field 1 Concepts and Taxonomies Location: Switzerland The University Research Priority Program (URPP) Asia and Europe of the University of Zurich explores exchanges and encounters … Continue reading

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