Tag Archives: Osaka

Fun Link Friday: Kayashima: The Japanese Train Station Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree

One thing I love doing is Japan is just walking around and exploring, and appreciating, little interesting places. Whether it’s tiny obscure sites of historical interest, or ones with striking architecture or aesthetics, Japan just seems to be full of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Native English Teachers (NETs), Osaka Prefectural Government

Via the JETWit Jobs mailing list. Institution: Osaka Prefectural Board of Education Location: Osaka, Japan Deadline: Feb. 20, 2014 Term: April 2014- March 2015 Education: Bachelors Other: must be living in or near Osaka pref. and have Education visa Description: … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Osaka Castle 3D Light Show

Over the past month or so Osaka Castle has participated in the Art Festival of Light by putting on an enormous light show projected onto Osaka Castle, complete with fire, tigers, and fireworks. My love of castles aside, it’s totally … Continue reading

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Job Openings: Business and Japanese History (2 positions), Kansai Gaidai [Osaka]

Position: Candidate Lecturer* in Business and Japanese History (2 positions) Institution: Kansai Gaidai University Location: Hirakata, Japan Type: full time Education: History: PhD; Business: MBA required, PhD preferred Kansai Gaidai University: Established in 1945. Based at the cultural center of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese Latte Art

Love latte art? NPR‘s Maria Godoy explores latte art in Japan through baristas Kazuki Yamamoto (Osaka) and Kohei Matsuno (Tokyo). See more of their creations at “Masterpiece In A Mug: Japanese Latte Art Will Perk You Up” on NPR’s The Salt, or check out Yamamoto’s … Continue reading

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Call for papers ACSET 2013: Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology, Osaka, October 23-27, 2013

CFP for Asian Conference on Society, Education and Technology 2013 Location: Japan Call for Papers Deadline: 2013-07-01 The International Academic Forum in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2013 Location: Japan

The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2013 April 4-7 2013, at the Ramada Hotel, Osaka, Japan. Special Theme: “Connectedness, Identity and Alienation in the Arts and Humanities” The conference offers the suggestion of an optional themes to concentrate the … Continue reading

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