H-US-Japan is an edited, international, nonpartisan network that provides scholars, graduate students, politicians, journalists, policy-makers, researchers, professionals, and others a free daily forum to discuss US-Japan relations in the context of economic, security, political, and diplomatic issues. The primary purpose for H-US-Japan is to enable researchers of US-Japan relations to exchange opinions about the significance of current affairs and historical events of Japan-US relations in depth, to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis, and to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching.

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H-Net Commons Quick Start Guides #3: Starting a Thread

A series of guides from the H-Net Help Desk to get started using the new H-Net Commons.

#3: Starting a New Discussion

Want to post a query or announcement, or raise a new issue for readers to discuss? - Subscribers can create a new discussion on any of their networks.  Other subscribers can respond.

[Seminar] Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar at Osaka University 23 Septembe


21 September 2016


Dear Colleagues:

We will have an Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar at Osaka University on 23 September (Friday).
Here is our seminar format.
1.Presenters submit their seminar papers prior to the seminar.
2.All the participants are requested to read all the seminar papers. 
3.Presentation: about 15 minutes
4.All the participants are expected to be commentators.
5.Discussion: 40-45 minutes. 

H-US-Japan: The Journal of Japanese Studies (Vol. 42, No. 2)


21 September 2016


We are pleased to announce the publication of the Summer 2016 issue of The Journal of Japanese Studies (Vol. 42, No. 2).  Full texts of the following JJS articles plus reviews of 33 new books are available through Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_japanese_studies/toc/jjs.42.2.html