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Call for Papers: Trends and Determinants of Retirement and Related Policies in Asia

DATE OF EVENT : 8-9 February 2018 VENUE : National University of Singapore WEBSITE : https://ari.nus.edu.sg/Event/Detail/875de504-36eb-4c27-b17f-41de59b1f961 CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: 15 JULY 2017 As many countries enter aging societies and face high costs for public pension funds, governments encourage people … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan Drott, Edward R. Scholars have long remarked on the frequency with which Japanese myths portrayed gods (kami) as old men or okina. Many of these “sacred elders” came to be … Continue reading

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