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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, University of British Columbia, limited term

Institution:    The University of British Columbia, History Location:        British Columbia, Canada Position:         Assistant Professor (Limited-Term Appointment in Modern Japanese History) The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications for a one-year position as an … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Barbara Ambros, Women in Japanese Religions

Ambros, Barbara R. Women in Japanese Religions. NYU Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781479884063 Scholars have widely acknowledged the persistent ambivalence with which the Japanese religious traditions treat women. Much existing scholarship depicts Japan’s religious traditions as mere means of oppression. But this view … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman’s Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman’s Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan Author: Nenzi, Laura 280pp. February 2015 Cloth – Price: $48.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3957-4 Categories: Asia, Japan, history, biography The Chaos and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The China Problem in Postwar Japan: National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations

Recently published with Bloomsbury Press as part of the series SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan, edited by Christopher Gerteis. Robert Hoppens, The China Problem in Postwar Japan: National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations, (Bloomsbury Press, March 2015), 298 pages, ISBN: … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Korean and Japanese History

The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History  “Circuits of Knowledge, Goods, and People” International Workshop 19 December 2015, University of Cambridge Established in March 2012, the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History aims to promote dialogue between historians of Korea and Japan … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. The White Plum: A Biography of Ume Tsuda, Pioneer of Women’s Higher Education in Japan Author: Furuki, Yoshiko 196 pp. January 2015 Cloth – Price: $31.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5339-6 Categories: Asia, history, biography Description At the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Lecturer in Asian History, Arizona State University

Institution:  Arizona State University Location:     Arizona, United States Position:      Lecturer, Asian History Lecturer in History—Asian History (Job #11188) The School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible Lecturer … Continue reading

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