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[Deadline extended] CFP: Japan: Premodern, Modern and Contemporary. A Return Trip from the East to the West”, on Sept 4-6, 2017 in Bucharest


The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Japanese Department) at the “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, with the support of its collaborators from Kobe University, Kyoto University and Kanda University of International Studies, will be organizing the fifth international conference “Japan: Pre-modern, Modern and Contemporary. A Return Trip from the East to the West”, on September 4-6, 2017, in Bucharest, Romania. The conference will be followed on September 7 by student workshops and a visit to the Romanian Museum of Collections.

Lecture on 8 June, DIJ Tokyo: Revelant on Northern Expedition in Japanese Press, 1926-1928

We would like to invite you to join the next session of the DIJ History and Humanities Study Group

on Thursday, 8 June 2017, 18.30-20.00 at the DIJ Tokyo.

Andrea Revelant  (Ca' Foscari University of Venice/Keio University SGUP)

Revolution and Empire: the Northern Expedition in the Japanese Press, 1926-28

Japanese Studies Seminar at Osaka University: Sam Timinsky "Japanese Salarymen's Shifting Masculinities: Men's Cooking in Weekly Magazines"

Dear Colleagues:

We have the following seminar at Osaka University on 9 June 2017. His seminar paper is available (participants only).

If you have any question, contact: Yone Sugita (sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp




International Studies Seminar, Osaka University

Date: 9 June 2017 (Friday)

Time: 10:30-12:00

Venue: Academic Exchange Seminar Room, 3rd floor,

Building E, Osaka University Minoh Campus