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Call for Papers: Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Event: Interdisciplinary graduate student conference Where: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) When: March 16-17, 2018 Call for Papers Deadline: Dec 31, 2017 The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Resources on the Mongol Invasions

Looking back at 2014, there was big news in October that underwater remains of a shipwreck likely to be part of the 13th century Mongol fleet that attacked Japan were found near Nagasaki. Similar finds stirred historians and archaeologists alike … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s Persian Surcoat

Something for the history scholars today: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s jinbaori robe has been restored and will be on display in Kodaiji Sho Museum in Kyoto for a few weeks. The robe was made from a Persian tapestry from the Safavid dynasty … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Open Rank Professor of Medieval or Early Japanese History

Institution: Princeton University, East Asian Studies Location:   New Jersey, United States Position:   Assistant Professor, Full Professor Princeton University Open Rank Professor of Medieval or Early Japanese History The Department of East Asian Studies at Princeton University invites applications … 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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Conference update: The Early Modern Medieval: Reconstructing Japanese Pasts

I probably need not reiterate how ridiculously excited I am about this conference, seeing as it’s my field, but it’s a really rare opportunity to examine “medieval” history and how our ideas of the past are constructed! I highly suggest … Continue reading

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Announcement of Student Travel Award

The Early Modern Medieval: Reconstructing Japanese Pasts October 7-8, 2011 University of Michigan The organizers of the conference, “The Early Modern Medieval: Reconstructing Japanese Pasts,” are pleased to announce that we have secured funding for graduate students and advanced undergraduate … Continue reading

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