LECTURE: George Montandon, the Ainu and the Theory of Hologenesis

You are cordially invited to a digital public lecture on "George Montandon, the Ainu and the Theory of Hologenesis" on 26 May, 15:15-17:00 (GMT+1) at the Uppsala University Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism. More information and registration is available via the following link: https://cemfor.uu.se/calendar/event/?eventId=58156


ann-elise lewallen - Online Lecture W Feb. 10: Ainu Indigenous Modernity in Japan

Ainu Indigenous Modernity in Japan: Bringing our Ancestors Home 

Lecture by Dr. ann-elise lewallen, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies and Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Online - Zoom

[I-House] Upcoming Lecture on Japanese Performing Arts in the Spanish-speaking world

On Wednesday, June 5, we are delighted to have Prof. Mauricio Martinez Rodriguez, Visiting Research Scholar at Nichibunken, as a speaker. Prof. Martinez has been establishing a Web Encyclopedia of Japanese Performing Arts in Spanish, which introduces to the Spanish-speaking world Japanese traditional music, dance, theater, intangible heritage, and the Okinawan and Ainu cultures.

Member Book, Ziomek, Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan's Colonial Peoples

I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book:


Ziomek, Kirsten L. Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peoples. Harvard East Asian Monographs (Book 418). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2019. ISBN 978-0674237285

new book about language revitalization, including Ainu

Dear colleagues,

Today on LinkedIn there was a new (open access) book announcement that I forward with permission.
For those interested in language revitalization efforts, one of the co-editors, Gerald Roche, is eager to share his expertise and learn from you. This volume features the case of Ainu and also from the far north of Scandinavia.

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