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Book Announcement: Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

Placing Empire Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan Kate McDonald Placing Empire examines the spatial politics of Japanese imperialism through a study of Japanese travel and tourism to Korea, Manchuria, and Taiwan between the late nineteenth century and the … Continue reading

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Resource: ANA Experience Japan Fares

There are a variety of ways to travel domestically within Japan on special passes or discounts – two of the most well-known are the Japan Rail Pass, which allows unlimited train rides on JR trains, for a set period (e.g. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Endless Discovery: Re-evaluating Japan’s Travel and Tourism”

“Endless Discovery: Re-evaluating Japan’s Travel and Tourism” 16th Annual International Conference on Japanese Studies by Ateneo de Manila University, Japanese Studies Program DATES: 2-3 February, 2018 VENUE: Ateneo de Manila University, Manila Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 October 2017 (reposting from … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Hai!

Okinawa Hai! is one of a series of websites aimed, primarily, at helping US military families settle in, find their way around, and otherwise make the most of life in Okinawa, Germany, Korea, or Turkey, with the tagline “Helping you … Continue reading

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Funding: JAHF-Clark Center Graduate Travel Grant

*Travel grant for grad student research in public or private collections of Japanese art *Amount: $500 *Application deadline: December 31, 2016 The Japan Art History Forum (JAHF) and the past participants in the curatorial internship program of the former Clark … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Living inside the active volcano Aogashima

Japan contains some of the most breath-taking natural scenery in the world, but also is prone to a great number of natural perils like earthquakes and tsunami. But would you trade off living in a dream-like island setting where you can … Continue reading

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Resource: Asian Historical Architecture

Today we introduce a somewhat unusual resource, the site Asian Historical Architecture. This collection of user-donated materials provides a photographic survey of architectural heritage across Asia, taking “Asia” in a refreshingly broad interpretation. Background information and virtual tours are available … Continue reading

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