Tag Archives: Japan

Funding: Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) Research Studies Scholarship

Greetings from the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit. The Monbukagakusho (Japanese Government) Research Studies Scholarship application is now available. The Research Studies Scholarship offers university graduates the opportunity to conduct research in Japan. Studies for this scholarship are conducted … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative

Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative Alison McQueen Tokita, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan Alison Tokita presents a series of case studies that demonstrate the persistence of Japanese sung narratives in a multiplicity of genres over … Continue reading

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Resource: Digital Image Collections on Japan’s Constitution

The University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) has two interesting digital image resources from their Alfred Hussey Collection that are open to the public for education and research. The first is the Alfred Hussey Collection: Japan’s Constitution Slides: … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Promising Practices: Women Volunteers in Contemporary Japanese Religious Civil Society

Promising Practices: Women Volunteers in Contemporary Japanese Religious Civil Society Based upon a survey of five Japanese faith-based volunteer groups, the book offers insights and fresh perspectives into the ways women’s participation in religious civic organizations may work as a … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese Life in Lego

Last week we featured a Fun Link Friday of Suntory Whisky’s advertising through manufacturing high-tech 3-D ice cubes of fantastic things like the Golden Pavilion or Godzilla, but sometimes you need to appreciate the low-tech options, too. :) At the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Labour market deregulation in Japan and Italy

Labour market deregulation in Japan and Italy: Worker protection under neoliberal globalisation By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe Description: Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Suntory’s 3-D printed ice cubes

As we start printing food, internal organs, and other serious items with great technological promise and implications for the future, let’s not forget that it’s the little things that count, like having a frozen ice cube shaped like Godzilla in your whiskey. TBWA\Hakuhodo … Continue reading

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