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Conference Announcement: 70 Years After Hiroshima; Conceptualizing Nuclear Issues in Global Context

70 Years After Hiroshima; Conceptualizing Nuclear Issues in Global Context

Prince Tamakado Japan Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada invites applications to participate in its conference on 18-19 September 2015. This conference commemorates 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan. For detailed information, please visit our conference website. 

Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji -- Summer 2015 -- University of Chicago

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that it will be once again be holding its Early Modern Japanese Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. This year the workshop will meet from June 15th-19th and will be led by Professor Ken'ichi Aratake of Tohoku University.  We invite applicants who are interested in reading print and manuscript materials from the Tokugawa and early Meiji periods.

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