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Book Announcement: The Making of Japanese Settler Colonialism: Malthusianism and Trans-Pacific Migration, 1868-1961

The Making of Japanese Settler Colonialism: Malthusianism and Trans-Pacific Migration, 1868-1961 Sidney Xu Lu This innovative study demonstrates how Japanese empire-builders invented and appropriated the discourse of overpopulation to justify Japanese settler colonialism across the Pacific. Lu defines this overpopulation … Continue reading

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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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Call for Papers: “Constructing Masculinities” Issue of Asia Pacific Perspectives

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce a call for papers for the fall 2017 issue of Asia Pacific Perspectives. The issue will explore the varied interpretations of masculine identity across Asia. We are seeking … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945 (Stanford University Press, 2013) For more information: http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?id=22812 Table of contents: http://www.sup.org/pages.cgi?isbn=0804785392&item=Contents_pages&page=1 The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Beyond the Western Liberal Order: Yanaihara Tadao and Empire as Society

Beyond the Western Liberal Order: Yanaihara Tadao and Empire as Society The Palgrave Macmillan History of International Thought Ryoko Nakano ISBN: 978-1-137-29050-2, ISBN10: 1-137-29050-1, 5.500 x 8.500 inches, 216 pages Beyond the Western Liberal Order explores the international thought of Yanaihara … Continue reading

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Call for papers/panels: 2013 Association for Asian American Studies National Conference

The 2013 Association for Asian American Studies National Conference in Seattle, Washington April 17-21, 2013 Program Co-Chairs Rick Bonus and Moon-Ho Jung Call for Papers Deadline for Submission: October 15, 2012 THE AFTERLIVES OF EMPIRE Claimed by multiple empires for … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellowships: “Empires in Asia”

National University of Singapore, History Postdoctoral Fellowships, Empires in Asia Invitation to Apply The Department of History, National University of Singapore, invites applications for Two (2) Postdoctoral Fellowships. Area of Expertise Postdoctoral Fellowship (Post 1) The successful candidate will be … Continue reading

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Conference open to the public: Medicine, Politics, and Culture in the Japanese Empire

On May 10-11th, the Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is sponsoring the Tenth Japan at Chicago Conference on the theme of “Medicine, Politics, and Culture in the Japanese Empire.”  The three panels will explore the circulation of medical … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: WOMEN ADRIFT: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body

How women figured in the expansion of the national body of the Japanese empire WOMEN ADRIFT: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body By Noriko J. Horiguchi University of Minnesota Press | 272 pages | 2011 ISBN 978-0-8166-6978-3 | paperback | … Continue reading

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