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Book Announcement: Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations on Screen

Kirsch, Griseldis (2015). Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations on Screen. A History, 1989-2005. SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan. London: Bloomsbury Academic. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/contemporary-sino-japanese-relations-on-screen-9781472572394/ About Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations on Screen Japan and China look back on a history of friendship as well as … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, University of British Columbia, limited term

Institution:    The University of British Columbia, History Location:        British Columbia, Canada Position:         Assistant Professor (Limited-Term Appointment in Modern Japanese History) The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications for a one-year position as an … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Energy in Modern Japan

CALL FOR PAPERS VSJF Annual Conference 2015 “Energy in Modern Japan. Past, Present, Future“ The annual conference of the VSJF – German Association for Social Science Research on Japan – will take place on November 20-22, 2015in Leipzig. This year’s topic … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Going to Court to Change Japan: Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan

Going to Court to Change Japan: Social Movements and the Law in Contemporary Japan Edited by Patricia G. Steinhoff Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies No. 77 2014, viii + 187 pages, ISBN 978-1-929280-83-4. Paper only. $20.00 https://www.cjspubs.lsa.umich.edu/books/list/mono77.php Published by the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan

Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan Oleg Benesch Oxford University Press. “Inventing the Way of the Samurai examines the development of the ‘way of the samurai’ – bushidō – which is popularly viewed as a defining … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Goddess and the Dragon: A Study on Identity Strength and Psychosocial Resilience in Japan

The Goddess and the Dragon: A Study on Identity Strength and Psychosocial Resilience in Japan Author: Patrick Hein Book Description: Neoliberal globalization affects the livelihoods and socio-economic conditions of people all over the world. This is also true for Japan where … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Regionalizing Culture: the Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Nissim Otmazgin Regionalizing Culture: the Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia University of Hawai’i Press This ambitious work provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded study of the production, circulation, and reception of Japanese popular culture in Asia. While many … Continue reading

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