'Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan' at TUFS

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 29, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

Dear colleagues,

The CAAS Unit at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Institute of Japan Studies) is pleased to announce a book review workshop on Dr Martyn Smith's recently published Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan (2018, Bloomsbury).

29 June 2018 (Fri.) 18:00~20:00
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, AGORA Global 3F Project Space 1

DIJ Talk 2 July: Johnson on Fūdo, From Ordinary Term to Philosophical Concept

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
July 2, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Intellectual History, Japanese History / Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

You are cordially invited to the next session of the DIJ History and Humanities Study Group on Monday, 2 July 2018, 18.30 h at the DIJ Tokyo.

David W. Johnson (Boston College), will give a talk on:
Fūdo 風土: From Ordinary Term to Philosophical Concept

[Temple ICAS Lecture] Super Nation Brand Japan - 2020 and Beyond

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
July 20, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Japanese History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Sport History & Studies

Date:Friday, July 20, 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)

Speaker: Nancy Snow, Pax Mundi Professor of Public Diplomacy, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and Adjunct Fellow at ICAS

Moderator:Robert Dujarric, Director of ICAS

Admission:Free. Open to the public.

Language:English

[Temple ICAS Lecture] Sino-Japanese Power Politics: Might, Money and Minds

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
July 9, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies

Date:Monday, July 9, 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)
Speaker:Dr. Giulio Pugliese, Lecturer in War Studies at King’s College London
Moderator:Robert Dujarric, Director of ICAS
Admission:Free. Open to the public.
Language:English

[Temple ICAS Lecture] Minka: Japanese traditional farmhouses — its legacy, lessons and future

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
June 25, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Japanese History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Date: Monday, June 25, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue: Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)
Speakers:

Amy Catalinac (NYT), UTokyo lecture "Tournaments, Prizes, and LDP Electoral Dominance, " June 21, 2018

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
June 21, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
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

 

Tradition and Translation of Philosophy

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 25, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, World History / Studies

This international workshop will take place at University of Hildesheim, Institute of Philosophy as part of the 4th Annual Conference of the European Network of Japanese Philosophy (https://enojp.org). It is motivated by a successful conference on »Philosophy as Translation« (2015), which approached the topic of translation primarily in a systematic fashion.

Embattled and Conquered? The History of the Night-Time in the Early Modern World

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 14, 2018 to June 15, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Japanese History / Studies, Literature, Islamic History / Studies

Between the 16th and the 19th century, a new awareness and new uses of the nighttime slowly but unmistakably spread through different parts of the world, whereby new regimes of temporality redefined the spheres of work and leisure, of activity and repose. Social life, as well as labor and entertainment, spilled over into the night hours, inviting the use of psychotropic substances such as coffee and tea and a sense of the manipulability of the architecture of night and day.

Conference on Zen Buddhism: Roots and Branches

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 2, 2018 to November 3, 2018
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Philosophy, Japanese History / Studies

The Asian Studies program and the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture of Florida Atlantic University invite paper proposals for a conference on Zen Buddhism: Roots and Branches that will be held November 2-3 2018 at FAU’s Boca Raton campus. The conference’s call for papers is as follows:

 

Zen Buddhism: Roots and Branches

Japan NOW: A Snapshot of Contemporary Japanese Language, Culture, and Society

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 9, 2018 to November 10, 2018
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Humanities, Japanese History / Studies, Linguistics, Literature

The Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc is currently inviting papers for its 12th Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) to be held on November 9–10, 2018 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The general theme this year is contemporary Japan. We welcome papers exploring the latest developments in Japanese language, society, literature, media, arts, and other fields. We hope for a broad range of contributions which will collectively offer new insights into contemporary Japan – a snapshot of Japan NOW.

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