Tag Archives: Japan

Call for Applications: MA and PhD program – Asian Studies

Asia on Its Own Terms: Towards New Terminology and Narratives for Research in Asian Studies   Tel-Aviv University’s Asia on Its Own Terms Program invites students at MA and PhD levels, who are intrigued by the unique opportunity to be part of an exclusive … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS)

Call for Papers: British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) Annual Conference 2015 Hosted by the Japan Research Centre (JRC), SOAS, University of London Thursday 10 and Friday 11 September 2015 The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) and the Japan Research … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “Ghibli Land”

As much as I’m against Disneyfication and as much as I love Baudrillard’s work on simulacra and theme parks, I would totally visit “Ghibli Land” as imagined by artist TAKUMI. Check out his Facebook page here and the Spoon & … Continue reading

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Workshop: Theatre Nohgaku

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University, in cooperation with Theatre Nohgaku, is delighted to announce “Welcome to the World of Noh,” a four-day program of workshops and a lecture-demonstration on noh that will take … Continue reading

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Program: The University of Tokyo: Summer Program on Media Content Studies in Japan

Warmest greeting from Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies (III) of the University of Tokyo. We would like to inform you that the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation Media-Content Research Project in conjunction with the University of Tokyo will host a summer program … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Star Wars at the Sapporo Snow Festival

If you’ve already seen the pictures of the Star Wars sculpture at the 2015 Sapporo Snow Festival, head over to the official page and check out the images of how it was built over the course of a month. Click … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: National Police Reserve: The Origin of Japan’s Self Defense Forces

National Police Reserve: The Origin of Japan’s Self Defense Forces  (Brill / Global Oriental, 2014). Publisher’s summary: Based upon years of research undertaken in the US Occupation archives, this book provides a history of Japan’s National Police Reserve (NPR), the … Continue reading

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