Tag Archives: China

Book Announcement: That Distant Country Next Door: Popular Japanese Perceptions of Mao’s China

THAT DISTANT COUNTRY NEXT DOOR: POPULAR JAPANESE PERCEPTIONS OF MAO’S CHINA Erik Esselstrom Japan’s road to war in China in the 1930s–1940s is well known, as are the legacies of that conflict in the diplomatic disputes, territorial rows, and educational … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Embracing Asia in China and Japan

Torsten Weber, Embracing ‘Asia’ in China and Japan. Asianism Discourse and the Contest for Hegemony, 1912-1933. (Palgrave Macmillan 2018, 407 pages, 8 illustrations). https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319651538 This book examines how Asianism became a key concept in mainstream political discourse between China and Japan … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun (Classical Chinese) Summer Workshop

Call for Applications: 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun Summer Workshop (Intensive Literary/Classical Chinese Training Course for Students and Junior Scholars) The Jangseogak Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies is accepting applications for 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun (Classical Chinese) Summer Workshop, a three-week … Continue reading

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Funding: Summer Luce Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship applications

CALL FOR 2018 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History University of San Francisco (USF) The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Japanese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Institution: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Location: Hong Kong Position: Assistant Professor Applications are invited for:- Department of Japanese Studies Assistant Professor (Ref. 170001WP) (Closing date: January 15, 2018) The Master of Arts Programme in Japanese Studies, under the Department of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China

Via University of Washington Press Down with Traitors: Justice and Nationalism in Wartime China YUN XIA CONTENTS Throughout the War of Resistance against Japan (1931-1945), the Chinese Nationalist government punished collaborators with harsh measures, labeling the enemies from within hanjian … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation, Steven Heine (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 304 Pages | 27 illus., ISBN: 9780190637507      Examines the transformation of Chan Buddhism into Zen Buddhism from … Continue reading

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