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Book Announcement: Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Jacqueline I. Stone University of Hawai`i Press 616pp. November 2016 Cloth – Price: $68.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-5643-4 http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9704-9780824856434.aspx Description Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear and focused mind, as the historical Buddha himself is said to have done. This book … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Saitama University’s MA program in Japanese & Asian Culture

Saitama University’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for admission to our MA program in Japanese & Asian Culture, for the Fall 2017 semester.  The deadline for receipt of … Continue reading

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Funding: Fellowships at Center for French-Japanese Advanced Studies in Paris

The Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS is presently recruiting Senior and Junior levels researchers in the framework of the Centre for French-Japanese Advanced Studies in Paris (Centre d’Etudes Avancées Franco-Japonais de Paris, CEAFJP; http://ffj.ehess.fr/ceafjp.html). The CEAFJP is a research and exchange platform coordinated … Continue reading

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Workshop: Japanese Language Text Mining: Digital Methods for Japanese Studies

Emory University is pleased to accept applications, beginning January 20, 2017, for participation in an interdisciplinary workshop — Japanese Language Text Mining: Digital Humanities Methods for Japanese Studies. The workshop will bring together researchers working across the fields of computational text … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdocs at Tel Aviv University

Position: Postdoctoral scholar Institution: Tel-Aviv University Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Tel-Aviv University has announced opportunities for Post-Doctoral scholarships for one year as from October 2017. Japanese Studies or Asian Studies are included among the eligible fields of study. The amount … Continue reading

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Funding: AAS Japan Studies Grants

The AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) offers Japan Studies grants as a result of generous funding from the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission. Grants are available in the following categories: United States or Japan research travel; Japan conference/seminar/workshop organization; invitation of Japan … Continue reading

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Fundng: Heinz M. Kaempfer Fund – Society for Japanese Arts

Heinz M. Kaempfer Fund grant for research on Japanese arts and crafts The Heinz M. Kaempfer Fund invites. applications for a grant programme to support research on Japanese arts and crafts. The fund accepts applications throughout the year. The Fund … Continue reading

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