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Call for Papers: Mediatised images of Japan in Europe: Through the media kaleidoscope

Europe and Japan are geographically far removed from one another. However, and increasingly, Japan is also present in a variety of public venues and forms travelling on multiple distribution platforms: print, television, and online media. Inevitably, all these sources provide … Continue reading

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Resource: Old Photos of Japan

Ever wonder what Japan looked like in the Meiji period? Old Photos of Japan is a curated collection of photos from the Meiji, Taisho, and early Showa periods, roughly 1860-1930. The website is curated by DUITS, boutique journalism and stock … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Images, Relics and Legends: the Formation and Transformation of Buddhist Sacred Sites

Images, Relics and Legends: the Formation and Transformation of Buddhist Sacred Sites. Essays in Honour of Professor Koichi Shinohara Edited by James A. Benn, Jinhua Chen, and James Robson Mosaic Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780889629097 A major collection of important essays … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Then and Now Photos of Dejima (via Japan Probe)

Fellow history enthusiasts will enjoy this quickie Fun Link Friday: Japan Probe recently posted Then and Now images of Dejima (or Deshima), the artificial island built in the bay of Nagasaki in 1634 to direct much of what little trade … Continue reading

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Symposium: Eloquence of the Text Images in Dialoque. The Shuhanron emaki: Literary genres and representations in medieval Japan

To be held in Paris (Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Cernuschi Museum) from Thursday, November 3 to Saturday, November 15. The symposium is organized by Veronique Beranger (Bibliothèque nationale de France), Claire-Akiko Brisset (Paris Diderot University) and Estelle Leggeri-Bauer … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Sociological Images

  Sociological Images, run by Drs. Lisa Wade and Gwen Sharp, is one of the most varied and thorough visual sociology/anthropology blogs on the Internet. The mission of the blog is  “to encourage all kinds of people to exercise and … Continue reading

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