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Book Announcement: Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution

Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan Levi McLaughlin Soka Gakkai is Japan’s largest and most influential new religious organization. It claims more than 8 million Japanese households and close to 2 million members … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Imperial Edicts in the Shoku Nihongi

The Imperial Edicts in the Shoku Nihongi  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1983595454 The imperial edicts from the eighth century comprise a magnificent collection of ancient Japanese prose. Known as the senmyō, they were inscribed in Old Japanese in the court history Shoku Nihongi (Chronicles of Japan, Continued), … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past

Margaret Mehl. History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past. Second Edition with New Preface. Copenhagen: The Sound Book Press, 2017. ISBN   978-87-997283-4-3 (pbk) The nineteenth century saw the emergence both of history … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Labour market deregulation in Japan and Italy

Labour market deregulation in Japan and Italy: Worker protection under neoliberal globalisation By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe Description: Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the … Continue reading

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Funding: 2015–2016 International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

Sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd. Program Founded in 1997, the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan (IAF-J), sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program … Continue reading

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Understanding Japanese Politics for the Non-Japanese Speaker: A Resource Guide

This week we have a detailed guest article by Alec Williams, who provides an excellent guide to a variety of online resources for English speakers interested in politics and international relations with an eye on Japan. Have any more to add? Please leave … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Academic Exchange Specialist, Department Of State

Via JETWit.com. Job Title: Academic Exchange Specialist Institution: Department Of State OPEN PERIOD: Monday, December 02, 2013 to Monday, December 16, 2013 Location: Washington DC WHO MAY APPLY: Open to all U.S. citizens Education: BA, see announcement (linked below) for … Continue reading

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