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Book Announcement: Japan at the Crossroads

Japan at the Crossroads: Conflict and Compromise after Anpo Nick Kapur —- In spring of 1960, Japan’s government passed Anpo, a revision of the postwar treaty that allows the United States to maintain a military presence in Japan. This move … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo: Power Struggles

Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo Power Struggles By Alexander James Brown This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of … Continue reading

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Funding: 2019-2020 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Fellowships

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is announcing the opening of its 2019-2020 Fellowship competition. The Center, located in the heart of Washington, DC, awards approximately 15-20 academic year residential fellowships to academics, practitioners, journalists, former public officials, and independent … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago, political assistant

The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago is seeking a Political Assistant at the Political Section. Full-time position. Application Deadline: March 29, 2018 Duties: – Research and analysis in the areas of politics in the Midwest; Data entry for statewide, congressional … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Research Analyst in the Political/Economic Affairs Section, Consulate General of Japan in Detroit

The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the Research Analyst in the Political/Economic Affairs Section at the Consulate office in the GM Renaissance Center, Downtown Detroit. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen … Continue reading

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Summer program: Buddhist East Asia: The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics

NEH Summer Institute ~ May 28 to June 22, 2018 This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), examining how they have … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Reto Hofmann, The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015) Description During the interwar period, Japanese intellectuals, writers, activists, and politicians, although conscious of the many points of intersection between their politics and those of Mussolini, … Continue reading

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