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Fun Link Friday: 100-Year-Old Glass Plates in an Abandoned Japanese Home

Many people in Japan are big fans of haikyo, literally meaning “ruins,” but more broadly meaning the exploration of abandoned sites in Japanese cities of countrysides. There’s even entire sites dedicated to it! One recent article I came across on PetaPixel was … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Albion College

Institution:          Albion College Location:             Michigan, United States Position:             Tenure Track Faculty ~~East Asian History. The History Department of Albion College invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian history to begin August 2017. Willingness to contribute to college-wide … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 15th EAJS International Conference: History

HISTORY (Section 7) Convenors: Mark Pendleton, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom Mickey Adolphson, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom The section will have the following theme: Bridging Divides in Japanese History: Troubling Periodization and Methodological Rigidity Historians of Japan have often been … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History

International Workshop: “Gender(ed) Histories of Korea and Japan” 22-24 September 2017, Tuebingen, Germany Established in March 2012, the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History aims to promote dialogue between historians of Korea and Japan in Europe. The Forum is an independent body … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian History, Salisbury University

Institution: Salisbury University Location: Maryland, United States Position: Assistant Professor Assistant Professor of History for East Asian History The Department of History at Salisbury University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History for East Asian History. Primary … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese History, Cornell University

Institution: Cornell University Location: New York, United States Position: Tenure Track Faculty The Department of History at Cornell University seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenure-track position in the history of Japan, period of specialization open, to begin July 2017.  We … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Samurai Problems on Twitter

This July, a new Twitter account appeared, and began tweeting out incredible small-scale, everyday, “truth is stranger than fiction” sort of stories about life in Edo period Japan. I tried to commit a drowning love-suicide with a Shinagawa prostitute, but … Continue reading

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