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Call for Participants: Ise and Japan Study Program 2017

Dear all, Applications are open for a fully funded study program (lectures and field trips) for researchers (graduate or post-graduate) that is sponsored by Kogakkan University and Ise City. It will be held in and around Ise, which is home to … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Traditional Japanese history & culture, University of Hawai’i

Traditional Japanese Culture and History.  The Department of History at the University of Hawai`i, Mānoa, seeks applications for the position of associate professor of traditional Japanese history and culture.  This position is known as the Dr. Soshitsu Sen XV Distinguished … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, University of Southern California

Institution:       University of Southern California Location:          California, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, modern Japanese history The History Department of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan Drott, Edward R. Scholars have long remarked on the frequency with which Japanese myths portrayed gods (kami) as old men or okina. Many of these “sacred elders” came to be … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 15th EAJS International Conference: History

HISTORY (Section 7) Convenors: Mark Pendleton, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom Mickey Adolphson, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom The section will have the following theme: Bridging Divides in Japanese History: Troubling Periodization and Methodological Rigidity Historians of Japan have often been … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History

International Workshop: “Gender(ed) Histories of Korea and Japan” 22-24 September 2017, Tuebingen, Germany Established in March 2012, the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History aims to promote dialogue between historians of Korea and Japan in Europe. The Forum is an independent body … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese History, Cornell University

Institution: Cornell University Location: New York, United States Position: Tenure Track Faculty The Department of History at Cornell University seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenure-track position in the history of Japan, period of specialization open, to begin July 2017.  We … Continue reading

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