Call for Interest: Medieval Komonjo Workshop Summer 2018 (University of Michigan)

Dear colleagues,
 
We would like to solicit expressions of interest from graduate students and scholars for a month-long intensive workshop on medieval komonjo at the University of Michigan for summer of 2018, with a theme of “Commoners and Authority in Medieval Japan.” The workshop will introduce materials that emphasize the non-el

Announcing the 2017 Abe Fellowship Program Competition

 

Deadline: Sep. 1, 2017

Webpage: https://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/abe-fellowship/

Overview

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) announce the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP.

Re: Book on Japanese war planning

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Book on Japanese war planning

While recognizing that the unannointed are not supposed to discuss books, I trust I may be permitted to express the hope that H-War will publish a review of 

Miwa, Yoshirō. Japan's economic planning and mobilization in wartime, 1930s-1940s: The competence of the state. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

I certainly have found it a source of novel perspective on Japan's military history of the period and believe that many other anglophone readers would too.

William D. O'Neil

 

Kyoto Lectures: Zwigenberg on Japan’s Castles in War and Peace, June 21 at 6 PM

 

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

(European Consortium for Asian Field Study, ECAF)

KYOTO LECTURES 2017

Wednesday, June 21st, 18:00h

co-hosted by Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
This lecture will be held at the Institute for Research in Humanities (IRH), Kyoto University (seminar room 1, 1st floor)

 

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