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H-Net Job Guide: Yale University, East Asian Studies Program Director - Council on East Asian Studies

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.


H-Net Announcements: Call for submissions for Hsu Book Prize (With New Deadline: June 1)

The Society for East Asian Anthropology invites submissions for the 2015 Francis L.K. Hsu Book Prize. The prize of $300 is given to the English-language book published in the previous calendar year (2014) judged to have made the most significant contribution to the field of East Asia Anthropology. The prize is named for the late Francis L.K. Hsu (1909-2000), renowned cross-cultural anthropologist and former President (1977-78) of the American Anthropological Association.

IAJS conference on Galapagosizing Japan? May 12-13, Tel Aviv

Dear colleagues ,
Please find below the program for the Israeli Association for Japanese Studies (IAJS) Bi-Annual Conference, which will take place in May 12-13 in Tel Aviv.
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