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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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Book Announcement: Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea Author: Park, Albert L. 320pp. January 2015 Cloth – Price: $56.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3965-9 Why and how did Korean religious groups respond to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Halo of Golden Light: Imperial Authority and Buddhist Ritual in Heian Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press. The Halo of Golden Light: Imperial Authority and Buddhist Ritual in Heian Japan Author: Sango, Asuka 304pp. February 2015 Cloth – Price: $54.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3986-4 In this pioneering study of the shifting status of the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Dahl’s Japan

With apologies for getting political, I just came across these English-language political cartoons from the Japan Times, and (if you are politically aligned with their positions) they are just wonderful. As his bio on the Japan Times website says, “Roger … Continue reading

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