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Book Announcement: Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands

Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands Pedro Iacobelli SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan Placing a distinct focus on the role of the sending state, this book examines the history of postwar Japan’s migration … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Return Migration Decisions: A Study on Highly Skilled Chinese in Japan

Return Migration Decisions: A Study on Highly Skilled Chinese in Japan by Ruth Achenbach Wiesbaden: Springer VS. http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783658160265 Ruth Achenbach develops a model of individual return migration decision making, which examines both the process and the decisive factors in return … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Children, Family and Migration in East Asia

This international conference is jointly organized by the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and the Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Under conditions of economic globalization, migration across borders – whether international or internal – … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Symposium on Traffic, Territory, and Citizenship between Asia & the Americas

Call for Papers: Traffic, Territory, Citizenship: Framing the Circulation of People and Goods between Asia and the Americas in the Long 19th Century We invite proposals for a two-day symposium on new approaches to the circulation and interchange of people … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mobilities & Temporalities: Rethinking Migrant Trajectories and Transnational Lifestyles in the Asian Context

Location:  Singapore In recent years, the so-called ‘mobilities turn’ has had considerable impact on the study of migration and transnationalism. Ushered in as a new paradigm within the social sciences, it presents a new way of looking at social phenomena … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: “Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies”

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute:  “Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies” Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 21-27, 2015. This year’s Institute, directed by Tina Chen and Eric Hayot, focuses on … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Asian migration and diaspora, Hamilton College

Institution:       Hamilton College Location:          New York, United States Position:          Post-Doctoral Fellow, Asian Migration and Diaspora The Asian Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in any discipline for a scholar working on Asian … Continue reading

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