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Job Opening: Research Associate, Japanese History, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Institution: Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Location: Germany Position: Doctoral Fellow The Department of Modern Japanese Studies at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf invites applications for the position of Research Associate in Modern Japanese History (75%, EG 13 TV-L on the German public service scale) to … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: J.A.P.A.N ‛in Bits’

The International Association for Japan Studies (IAJS) 2018 Guidelines for Submitting Conference Proposals J.A.P.A.N ‛in Bits’ International Association of Japanese Studies, 2018 J.A.P.A.N ‘in Bits’ December 1-2, Toyo, University, Tokyo Applications must be sent by October 31, 2018 to s_maezaki@yahoo.co.jp More information: http://www.iajs.net/cfp.html CFP Since … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Consuming Life in Post-Bubble Japan

Consuming Life in Post-Bubble Japan: A Transdisciplinary Perspective Edited by Katarzyna J. Cwiertka, Ewa Machotka Published by Amsterdam University Press This multidisciplinary book analyses the contradictory coexistence of consumerism and environmentalism in contemporary Japan. It focuses on the dilemma that … Continue reading

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Resource: Re-envisioning Japan

How do we connect to objects, and how did people connect to them when they were made? Today’s resource is ReEnvisioning Japan, a collaborative digital humanities project produced through the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries Digital Scholarship Lab. Rooted … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Turn Against the Modern: The Critical Essays of Taoka Reiun (1870-1912)

The Turn Against the Modern: The Critical Essays of Taoka Reiun (1870-1912) Ronald P. Loftus  The Turn Against the Modern is a biography of the late Meiji social and cultural critic Taoka Reiun (1870–1912) who was known for his fierce attack … Continue reading

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Resource: Visualizations and Digital Analyses on Modern Japan

Much is presently being made of the digital humanities, that is, how we can use digital tools to engage, answer, or facilitate humanities study. From this marriage of tech and humanistic thought, a number of fascinating projects related to Japan … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past

Margaret Mehl. History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past. Second Edition with New Preface. Copenhagen: The Sound Book Press, 2017. ISBN   978-87-997283-4-3 (pbk) The nineteenth century saw the emergence both of history … Continue reading

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