The Invitation-Only Zone: The Japanese abducted by North Korea

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
January 11, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Human Rights, Japanese History / Studies


 

The Invitation-Only Zone: The Japanese abducted by North Korea

Date:Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament (access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)

23 December at Osaka U.: Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar (Professors Markovic and Gaens)

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
December 23, 2017
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

Dear Colleagues:

We will hold the Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar at Osaka University (Toyonaka Campus) in the morning of 23 December 2017. Seminar papers available prior to the seminar for confirmed participants only. It is open to the public. Please contact Yone Sugita (sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp) if you plan to attend the conference.

 

Best,

Yone

 

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Asia-Pacific Studies Seminar at Osaka University

Date: 23 December 2016 (Saturday)

DAIKOKUTEN ICONOGRAPHY IN JAPAN -- From Hindu Destroyer to Buddhist Protector to Japanese Santa Claus. Condensed Visual Classroom Guide. Over 300 annotated photos, copious reference notes, 47 pages.

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

This guide’s main goal is to illustrate “visually” Japan’s taming of a demonic, bloodthirsty, flesh-eating, multi-limbed Vedic /

Fourth Annual Conference of the Purdue Nanjing Joint Center for China Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 1, 2018
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

The Fourth Annual Conference of the Purdue Nanjing Joint Center for China Studies invites paper and session proposals for the conference theme "China, East Asia, and the United States: Rural Transformations." In addition, we invite paper and session proposals on any aspect of Chinese and East Asian politics, science, medicine, technology, education, economics, and cultural and social change. Papers linking China and East Asia with the United States will be particularly welcome. The conference will be held October 23-25, 2018, at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Fourteenth Annual Conference for the Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society (NAJS)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2018
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities

The Fourteenth Annual NAJS Conference will take place on 24-25 May 2018 at the Southern Campus of the University of Copenhagen, and is organized and sponsored jointly by Asian Dynamics Initiative (ADI), NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

CFP: The Cold War and Asian Cinema

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 5, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Film and Film History, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies

 

THE COLD WAR AND ASIAN CINEMA (working title)

Poshek Fu (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne) and Man-Fung Yip (University of Oklahoma), editors

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vet Tourism Memories and War-Related Travel

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
November 27, 2017
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Military History

Two presentations on war veterans’ travel writing on battle sites where they once fought.

 

Date / time: 27 November, 3pm

Venue: Hiroshima Peace Institute, Room 409 of the Information Sciences Annex of Hiroshima City University, Hiroshima, Japan. 

 

Gary Banes, Rhodes University, South Africa, will discuss two South African veterans of the border war of the 1970s and 1980s. Ryota Nishino, the University of the South Pacific, will discuss travel writing by the manga-ka, Mizuki Shigeru.

 

Translation Workshop in Oxford

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 30, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Music and Music History

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR PHD/MASTERS STUDENTS!

TRANSLATION WORKSHOP

When: 12-15 March 2018
Where: University of Oxford, UK

We are seeking applications from research students to translate scholarly texts from Japanese to English for the third Translation Workshop to be held at Wadham College, University of Oxford.

CALL FOR PANEL PARTICIPANTS IPHS 2018(INTERNATIONAL PLANNING HISTORY SOCIETY) : TREATY PORTS IN ASIA AND THEIR PLANNING NETWORKS

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 15, 2018 to July 19, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

Carola Hein (TU Delft) and Yanchen Sun (Tianjin University) are looking for participants who are examining treaty ports in Asia and planning networks that link them. In this context, the treaty ports are port cities in Asia that were opened to foreign trade and residence. Examples could include Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Tianjin, Busan, Incheon, etc. These treaty ports acted as doors through which foreign powers introduced Western planing  ideas into these Asia countries, and test grounds for these new ideas.

CfP: 3rd "Japan in the World, the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach" International Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 3, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Teaching and Learning

   We are pleased to announce the third “Japan in the World and the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach” international symposium. This year’s event will be held at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Osaka University (Minoh Campus), on March 3rd and 4th, 2018.

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