Tag Archives: Edo

Fun Link Friday: Interactive digital views of the Edo period

Although having digital views of any view you wish has long been a staple in science fiction film, that day is pretty much already upon us! Recently the Atmoph Window company released information on their high definition window displays, which … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: 7th Summer School in Japanese Early Modern Palaeography

The Seventh Summer School in Japanese Early Modern Palaeography will run between Monday 10 August and Friday 21 August 2020. Core contents of the Summer School As always our Summer School focuses on Edo-period materials. Our sustained work in teaching … Continue reading

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Resource: Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society

Those who are interested in art history or just a fan of early modern painting and prints can explore Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society, an online bilingual research project centered on situating the artist Hokusai (1780-1849) in his social and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher, Japanese History, University of Amsterdam

The Freedom of the Streets Research Project is looking for a: Postdoctoral researcher, 30 months, 0.7 FTE, Amsterdam/Tokyo. Project sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) This postdoctoral project will reconstruct women’s use of urban space in the biggest city … Continue reading

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Resource: ee-Tokyo.com

A professor recently introduced me to the website http://ee-tokyo.com/, which is just loaded with all sorts of information about Tokyo history. This could be a great resource for anyone studying Edo-Tokyo history, but also for those visiting (or living in) … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The 47 Bronin

Jamie Noguchi of the webcomic Yellow Peril has created one of the best webcomic fillers I’ve ever seen: the tale of the 47 “bronin,” or the classic tale of Lord Asano’s ronin exacting revenge on Lord Kira– but with bros, fistbumps, and dropping … Continue reading

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Workshop: Edo-period written Japanese: an intensive course

江戸時代の書き言葉   集中セミナー Emmanuel College (The University of Cambridge – Dr Laura Moretti) and Nishōgakusha University (Tokyo – Prof Yamabe Susumu) will offer a two-week intense course that teaches comprehensively the written languages and the written styles used in early-modern … Continue reading

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