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Call for Papers: 26th Annual EAJRS conference

The 26th annual conference of the European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS) will be held this year at Leiden University, The Netherlands, 16-19 September 2015. This year the main theme is “Breaking barriers: unlocking Japanese resources to the world”. But, … Continue reading

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Resource: Finding Internships/Jobs through Active Connector

Through the magic of new Twitter followers, I recently came across the Active Connector website, which may be of use to people at various levels of Japanese competency who are interested in finding internships or jobs in or related to … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia

The Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia entry for Tomari Jochiku, a 16th-17th century Confucian scholar from Yakushima, who served as an official tutor to both King Shô Hô and daimyô Shimazu Mitsuhisa. For those of us studying, or just interested in, Okinawan … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Heiji Scroll Viewer

On the heels of our last post about the Mongol Invasion website from Bowdoin College, this week we give you a quick look at another great site they maintain for close examination of handscroll paintings. In addition to the Mongol … Continue reading

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Resource: Interactive Resources on the Mongol Invasions

Looking back at 2014, there was big news in October that underwater remains of a shipwreck likely to be part of the 13th century Mongol fleet that attacked Japan were found near Nagasaki. Similar finds stirred historians and archaeologists alike … Continue reading

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Resources: Premodern literature in translation

Recently we posted a guide to several resources for finding Japanese literature in translation, including databases for old and new works and international competitions for translating recent works. As a complement to these sites, today we’re providing a quickie resource … Continue reading

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Understanding Japanese Politics for the Non-Japanese Speaker: A Resource Guide

This week we have a detailed guest article by Alec Williams, who provides an excellent guide to a variety of online resources for English speakers interested in politics and international relations with an eye on Japan. Have any more to add? Please leave … Continue reading

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