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Next DIJ Social Science Study Group on 9 December: Tobias Weiss on Japanese media and nuclear power reporting

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the DIJ Social Science Study Group on 9 December (Wed) at 6:30 PM at the DIJ (for directions please see http://www.dijtokyo.org/access). All are welcome to attend, but registration (kremers@dijtokyo.org) is appreciated.

Tobias Weiss (U Zurich/DIJ) will give a presentation on

Framing and networks in Japanese nuclear power reporting

CFP: International Planning History Society (IPHS) conference in Delft 17-21 July 2016 on History-Urbanism-Resilience

From 17-21 July 2016, the IPHS (International Planning History Society) will hold its 17th bi-annual conference in Delft on the topic of: History Urbanism Resilience.

The website for the IPHS conference is now open to accept proposals for papers, sessions, as well as roundtable discussions. Please go to: http://iphs2016.org/?page_id=640


December Evening Seminar at Nichibunken: Cecile Laly on Japanese Traditional Kite Culture

Upcoming event at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan

Nichibunken Evening Seminar on Japanese Studies (203rd Meeting), December 3, 2015 (Thursday), 4:30 P.M – 6:00 P.M.

Speaker: Cecile Laly

Topic: The Flying Octopus Story: Japanese Traditional Kite Culture and Its People

Language: English

Place: Seminar Room 2, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192

URL: <http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/>