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Book Announcement: Harvesting State Support: Institutional Change and Local Agency in Japanese Agriculture

Harvesting State Support: Institutional Change and Local Agency in Japanese Agriculture   Hanno Jentzsch Agriculture has been among the toughest political battlegrounds in postwar Japan and represents an ideal case study in institutional stability and change. Inefficient land use and … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Rice paddy art of Inakadate 2018

Every year when I remember that Inakadate in Aomori prefecture has new rice paddy art for us to enjoy, I get excited all over again! Each summer they pick new themes and create dramatic, beautiful images from variations of white, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Operations Coordinator for the Japanese Agricultural Training Program, Big Bend Community College [part time]

An interesting position for our readers with some experience in agriculture: Institution: Big Bend Community College Location: Seattle and Moses Lake, WA Application Due: 05/28/2014 Type: part-time with benefits Deadline: May 28, 2014 OPERATIONS COORDINATOR FOR THE JAPANESE AGRICULTURAL TRAINING … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Ecumenical Relations and Communications Coordinator, American Friends of Asian Rural Institute

Company: American Friends of Asian Rural Institute Location: Seattle, WA Start date: February 1, 2013 Application deadline: January 15, 2013 Education requirements: 4-year degree, master’s preferred Languages needed: Japanese a plus Description Job Summary: ARI seeks a creative, mission-driven individual … Continue reading

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Conference: Reassessing the Shoen System: Society and Economy in Medieval Japan

June 4-6, 2012, 10 AM-5:30 PM University of Southern California (building and room to be announced) Shoen, agricultural estates with a complex hierarchy of rights to income from the land and cultivators, represented a major landholding structure in classical and … Continue reading

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