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.

Call for 2018 Summer Luce Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship applications

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 5, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

CALL FOR 2018 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS

The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History
University of San Francisco (USF)

Pacific Gateways - International Symposium on English Literature and the Pacific Ocean, 1760-1914

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 24, 2017 to November 25, 2017
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Literature, Maritime History / Studies

Announcing an international symposium, to be held at the University of Tokyo (Ito International Research Center) on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November 2017, exploring the entanglements of English literature with the Pacific Ocean over the long nineteenth century.

Dan Slater lecture on Democracy through Strength, UTokyo Nov. 29, 2017

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 29, 2017
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Political Science

The Contemporary Japan Group at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science

(ISS, or Shaken), welcomes you to a lecture by

 

Dan Slater

(University of Michigan)

 

Democracy through Strength: Asia’s Development and Democratization

 

DATE AND PLACE

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Akamon Sōgō Kenkyūtō Room 549, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, University of Tokyo

 

ABSTRACT

Freer|Sackler: Anne van Biema Fellowship

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

Anne van Biema Fellowship

Supporting excellence in research in the Japanese visual arts

Deadline December 15

Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery welcome applications for the Anne van Biema Fellowship for research and publication on Japanese visual arts. The successful candidate will work in the museum with access to our world-class collections, library and archives.

Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace

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

Murakami, Contemporary Japanese Writing and the English-reading Marketplace
Translation Workshop at Newcastle University, March 6-7, 2018

Private Employment Services and Temporary Labour Migration--Karen Shire lecture, Tokyo Nov. 16

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 16, 2017
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Japanese History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Sociology

The Contemporary Japan Group at the Institute of Social Science (ISS, or Shaken),

University of Tokyo, welcomes you to a lecture by

 

Karen Shire

(University Duisburg-Essen)

 

Private Employment Services and Temporary Labour Migration:

The Case of Japanese Temporary Staffing Firms in East and Southeast Asia

 

DATE AND PLACE

Japan Award Announcement

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
November 17, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies

20th Century Japan Research Award for 2017-2018 The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960. Holders of a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree are eligible to apply, as are graduate students who have completed all requirements for the doctorate except the dissertation.

<ICAS Discussion and Reception> Japan's "ブラック企業"(exploitative enterprise or "black" kigyo) problem and its solutions

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 28, 2017
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Social History / Studies

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) and TUJ's new partnership with Showa Women's University (SWU), we invite you to attend a discussion with Professor Takagi, SWU and Robert Dujarric, ICAS on "ブラック企業"(exploitative enterprise or "black" kigyho) in Japan.  A reception with light refreshments will follow the discussion.  RSVP is requested by November 15, 2017. Please register here.

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