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Lecture on SF Anime and Manga at J. F. Oberlin University, December 7, 2015 (reminder notice)

For subscribers who missed this announcement when it was first posted and to correct an error in the identification of the co-sponsors of the event, I'm reposting, with one revision, an item that was published on H-Japan on November 23.

Public Lecture:   “Are Visions of the Future a Thing of the Past in Japanese Science Fiction Anime and Manga?”

Kyoto Lectures: Miri Nakamura on Japanese Domesticity and the Image of Kaseifu (Housekeepers) , December 8 at 6 pm

Dear colleagues in Kansai,

Please consider attending this stimulating talk organized by ISEAS and EFEO and held at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University (see detailed information below).

As always, Kyoto Lectures are free and open to all.


Roberta Strippoli

(Binghamton University SUNY)


École Francaise d’Extrême-Orient EFEO
Scuola Italiana di Studi sull'Asia Orientale ISEAS

(European Consortium for Asian Field Study, ECAF)

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