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Lecturer, Japanese language, University of Chicago


University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Senior Lecturer in Japanese


Institution Type:  

College / University


DIJ Hist & Hum Study Group, 22 April, Takenaka on Yasukuni

You are cordially invited to the next DIJ History and Humanities Study Group on Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 18.30 h:

Akiko Takenaka

(University of Kentucky)

Historical Legacies of Yasukuni Shrine

Position, Assistant Professor, History, University of Hong Kong


Institution Type: College / University
Location: Hong Kong
Position:  Assistant Professor

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centers. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

ASCJ 2014 Early Bird Registration Ends April 20

Everyone interested in Asian Studies is invited to attend the 18th Annual
Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) to be held at Sophia University (Tokyo) on June 21-22, 2014  The list of accepted papers and panels for ASCJ 2014 has been posted on the ASCJ website: http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~ascj/