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Book Announcement: Happiness and the Good Life in Japan

Manzenreiter, W. and Holthus, B. eds. 2017. Happiness and the Good Life in Japan. London/New York. Routledge. About the book:  Contemporary Japan is in a state of transition, caused by the forces of globalization that are derailing its ailing economy, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Hate Speech in Korea, Japan, and France: A Comparative Approach

Call-For-Papers International Workshop HATE SPEECH IN KOREA, JAPAN AND FRANCE: A COMPARATIVE APPROACH Jan. 17(Wed) – 18(Thu), 2018 Ritsumeikan University, Japan ORGANIZERS: Asia Center, Seoul National University, Korea Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7), France Institute of International … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan

Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan  W. Puck Brecher About the book: The brutality and racial hatred exhibited by Japan’s military during the Pacific War piqued outrage in the West and fanned resentments throughout Asia. Public understanding of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015

Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015: Developments and Dialogues Ari Seligmann Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015 uses a series of thematic lenses to explain the rich history of Japanese architectural developments from the 1920s foundation of modern architecture to contemporary permutations of modern … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Post-WWII Reeducation in Germany, Japan, and Beyond

REEDUCATION REVISITED: STRATEGIES, ACTORS, INSTITUTIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE Conference at the German Historical Institute at Washington, D.C., September 28-30, 2017 Proposals accepted till March 15, 2017 Organized by Katharina Gerund, Heike Paul (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), and Tomoyuki Sasaki (College of William … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Tsarist/Soviet empires and the history of modernity in Asia

Call for Papers September 12, 2017 to September 14, 2017 Location:  Germany The conference seeks to examine entanglements between Tsarist/Soviet and Asian modernities since the late 19th century. In Eurasia, Russia’s rise to great power status anticipated Japan’s (or later, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese History, University of Southern California

Institution:       University of Southern California Location:          California, United States Position:          Assistant Professor, modern Japanese history The History Department of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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