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Book Announcement: Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945

Electrified Voices How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945 Kerim Yasar Long before karaoke’s ubiquity and the rise of global brands such as Sony, Japan was a place where new audio technologies found eager users and contributed … Continue reading

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Workshop: The History of Science and Technology in Modern East Asia

The D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia, together with the Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University, is pleased to announce a summer workshop for younger scholars to be held … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop – Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s

CALL FOR PAPERS – EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR WORKSHOP “Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s” ORGANIZERS: Jacob Eyferth (Chicago), Suzanne Gottschang (Smith), Gonçalo Santos (HKU) Date: October 12-14, 2018 Venue: Smith College INTRODUCTION TO GYNOCENTRIC TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP The … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Robotic Fish

Although I’m quite late to the game on this one, on Twitter I stumbled across video of robotic fish developed in Japan and promptly ended up down a rabbit hole searching for video after video of these adorable and bizarre … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities

Institution: Leiden University, LIAS Location: Netherlands Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities Leiden University is hiring a postdoctoral fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities to join the ERC-funded Open Philology project Potential candidates should familiarize themselves with the project through the … Continue reading

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Funding: D. Kim Foundation Fellowships

D. Kim Foundation Fellowships The deadline for fellowship applications is December 1, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail in early February. The fellowship term is September 1 through August 31, but can be adjusted with permission from the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Science, Technology and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire

David G. Wittner and Philip C. Brown, eds., Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) has just been released by Routledge Press. Science, technology, and medicine all contributed to the emerging modern … Continue reading

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