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Call for Papers: Asian Extremes: Climate, Meteorology and Disaster in History

SUBMISSION DEADLINE | 17 OCTOBER 2017 The weather plays an often underestimated, yet vitally important role in human history. Climate has been considered an explanation for almost every aspect of society and culture, from causing disease to determining racial characteristics historically. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan

The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan ann-elise lewallen For more information, please visit http://unmpress.com/books.php?ID=20000000007984 In present-day Japan Indigenous Ainu women stitch together ancestral values and global Indigenous activism to challenge bitter legacies of settler racism … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History of Asia, University of Macau

Institution:  Universty of Macau Location:  Macau Position:  Associate / Assistant Professor in History of Asia / East-West Interactions / Public History The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when … Continue reading

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Job Opening: East Asian history, St. Olaf College

Institution: St. Olaf College Location: Minnesota, United States Position: Tenure track Assistant Professor, East Asian History,History and Asian Studies Departments St. Olaf College invites applications for a position in East Asian History beginning August 2018. This is a full-time tenure-track position, jointly appointed to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia

Cold War Encounters in US-Occupied Okinawa: Women, Militarized Domesticity, and Transnationalism in East Asia Mire Koikari Cambridge University Press. 235 Pages. Paperback Publication Date: June 1, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1107438811. Cold War Encounters recasts the US occupation of Okinawa as a … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia Saito, Hiro University of Hawaii Press, December 2016, 264pp. For more information, please visit http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9697-9780824856748.aspx. Seventy years have passed since the end of the Asia-Pacific War, yet Japan remains … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Australian Pirates in Early Modern Japan?

A quickie fun link this week, as I’m off at the Japanese Text-Mining workshop in Georgia! The Guardian just posted an article this past weekend announcing that fresh translations of a samurai account from the nineteenth century have provided more … Continue reading

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