Presentation Conference by Nippon Foundation Fellows at the Inter-University Center, Yokohama

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies (IUC) is pleased to invite interested persons to a special presentation conference at which ten graduate students from U.S. and Canadian universities will speak about their research. Details follow. English titles and summaries are for reference; presentations and discussions will be in Japanese only.





Mutual Images 6th International Workshop- Mediatised images of Japan in Europe: Through the media kaleidoscope

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Dear Fellow researchers, 

We hope that this CFP may be of interest for those of you working on media representations of the past and present, and on the relationships between Japan and Europe. Please feel free to contact us with any question or comment. 

Best wishes, 

Dr Aurore Yamagata-Montoya



H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 15 January - 22 January

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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 15 January 2018 to 22 January 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

H-Net reviews posted to the web 15 Jan 2018 - 22 Jan 2018

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Reviewed for H-Environment by Amy Coale
   Karnicky, Jeff.  _Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in
   America_.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016.  246 pp.
   $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8032-9498-1.

27 January: Seminars in Osaka- "China in the Western Balkans" & "The Jury System in Okinawa under the American Occupation "

Dear Colleagues:

We will hold an Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar in Osaka on 27 January. If you wish to attend the seminar, please let me know. Seminar papers are available for participants only. Also, domestic travel expense will be provided for those who are willing to serve as commentators.

Contact: Yone Sugita: sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp / yone@sugita.us


Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar at Osaka University

February Evening Seminar at Nichibunken

Upcoming event at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan

February 8 (Thursday), 4:30 P.M – 6:00 P.M.

Speaker: Peter Zarrow

Topic: Constructing Chinese Citizens: Textbooks and the Nation, with a Note on Japanese Influences (1902-1937)

Moderator: Patricia Fister 

Language: English

Place: Seminar Room 2, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192

URL: <http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/>

Kyoto Lectures: Hellyer on Tea Making and Drinking in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Japan, 1/24 at 6PM

Dear colleagues in Kansai,

Please consider attending this interesting talk co-sponsored by EFEO and ISEAS.
As always, Kyoto Lectures are free and open to all. Please contact the organizers (details below) if you need further information.


Roberta Strippoli
Binghamton University (SUNY)


École Francaise d’Extrême-Orient EFEO
Scuola Italiana di Studi sull'Asia Orientale ISEAS


Wednesday, January 24th, 18:00h


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