Tag Archives: WWII

Call for Papers: Post-WWII Reeducation in Germany, Japan, and Beyond

REEDUCATION REVISITED: STRATEGIES, ACTORS, INSTITUTIONS IN TRANSNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE Conference at the German Historical Institute at Washington, D.C., September 28-30, 2017 Proposals accepted till March 15, 2017 Organized by Katharina Gerund, Heike Paul (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), and Tomoyuki Sasaki (College of William … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: From “Asia’s Prussians“ to “Yellow Devils“: Images of the Japanese Army from the Meiji Restoration to the End of the Second World War

CFP: From “Asia’s Prussians“ to “Yellow Devils“: Images of the Japanese Army from the Meiji Restoration to the End of the Second World War Prof. Dr. Frank Jacob (New York) and Prof. Dr. Sepp Linhart (Vienna) The Meiji Restoration since 1868 changed … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan Oxford University Press 2015. cloth, paperback, and eBook. ISBN: 9780190239169 (paper) From the publisher: In The Long Defeat, Akiko Hashimoto explores the stakes of war memory in Japan after its … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family

Via University of Washington Press YOSHIKO UCHIDA INTRODUCTION BY TRAISE YAMAMOTO $18.95 PAPERBACK (9780295994758) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: April 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian American Studies; Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 184 pp., 21 bandw photos, 5.5 x 8.5 in. SERIES: … Continue reading

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Resource: Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from Hibakusha

A few years ago we did a resource post on the Hiroshima archive, which includes extensive digital resources for studying the bombing of Hiroshima. This week, we would also like to introduce the site “Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Messages from … Continue reading

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Resource: The Peace Learning Archive in Okinawa

Paula brought to my attention this beautiful site, which describes itself as following: The Peace Learning Archive in OKINAWA is a culmination of the creation methods of “pluralistic digital archives” established with the workings of the archives related to Nagasaki, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contested Visions of Justice: Allied War Crimes Trials in a Global Context, 1943-1958

Conference: Contested Visions of Justice: Allied War Crimes Trials in a Global Context, 1943-1958 Venue: Boston College in Ireland, Dublin, 25-27 September 2015 Conveners: Franziska Seraphim, Boston College; Kerstin von Lingen, Heidelberg University; Wolfgang Form, Marburg University; Barak Kushner, Cambridge University … Continue reading

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