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

CFP: Envisioning Global Asia, ASPAC 2018 Conference, June 8-10, 2018 at Washington State University

The Asia Program at Washington State University (Pullman campus) invites college and university faculty, K-12 schoolteachers, independent scholars and graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in Asian or Asian diaspora studies to submit proposals for organized panels, roundtable discussions, individual papers or poster presentations on historical or contemporary topics in the humanities, arts, social sciences, education, health, law, business, environmental sciences or other disciplines relat

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 8 January - 15 January

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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 8 January 2018 to 15 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.

Lecture on 25 January, DIJ Tokyo: Krautter on Japan's Industrial Policy

You are cordially invited to join us for the first session of the DIJ History and Humanities Study Group in 2018 on

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 18.30h

Jonathan Krautter  (Humboldt University of Berlin/DIJ Tokyo) will give a presentation on

Japan's Industrial Policy toward Technology Transfers and Business History: Signalling and Administrative Guidance, 1950-1975

Call for Papers, SCSC, Albuquerque, NM 1-4 November 2018

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference

Call for Proposals

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is accepting proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its annual conference, 1-4 November 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Proposals that address any topic within “the long sixteenth century” are invited.  The submission deadline is 15 April, 2018.

Frank Gibney Award in American-East Asian Relations Deadline Extension

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Journal of American-East Asian Relations Frank Gibney Award deadline has been extended to February 1, 2018

The editors give the award to an essay in the field of American–East Asian Relations written by a graduate student based on coursework and submitted by his or her supervisor.

The winner receives US$1,000 and the article will be published in the Journal in 2018.

The Imperial Edicts in the Shoku Nihongi: A Translation with Text and Transliteration

My new book The Imperial Edicts in the Shoku Nihongi: A Translation with Text and Transliteration is available for pre-order at Amazon. It is the first complete English translation of the edicts, and is dedicated to Alexander Vovin.


The Imperial Edicts in the Shoku Nihongi


Colloquium on Buddhism and Social Discrimination in Japan

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, announces a Colloquium on issues in Buddhism and Social Discrimination in Japan, to take place from 4 to 6PM on March 1 in Dwinelle Hall 287. This event is free and open to the public but if you plan to attend, please contact Kumi Hadler at kumi.hadler@berkeley.edu to let us know so we have a sense of how many people to expect. Below are the three talks to be presented.


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