International Workshop at Kyoto University (Feb 24-25) | Vital Experiments: Living (and Dying) with Pharmaceuticals after the Human

Kyoto University will be hosting an international workshop on “Vital Experiments: Living (and Dying) with Pharmaceuticals after the Human” on February 24-25 (Sat & Sun), 2018.

Schedule of the speakers and further details about the event are available from the following website: 

POSITION: Adjunct position teaching Japanese pop culture at Meiji Gakuin this fall

Dear all,

  Please find attached and pasted in, an advert for an adjunct position in Japanese pop culture at Meiji Gakuin University, Yokohama campus, for this fall.

   Please circulate widely and be sure to forward to anyone who might be interested in the post.

Tom Gill
Professor of Social Anthropology
Faculty of International Studies
Meiji Gakuin University

Yokohama, Japan


Book publication: Torsten Weber, Embracing Asia in China and Japan

Dear H-Japan colleagues,

please allow me to draw your attention to the publication of the latest volume in the Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series (ed. Akira Iriye and Rana Mitter):

Torsten Weber, Embracing 'Asia' in China and Japan. Asianism Discourse and the Contest for Hegemony, 1912-1933. (Palgrave Macmillan 2018, 407 pages, 8 illustrations).


(38% discount code PALNBA18 valid until 20 February)


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