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Book Announcement: The Goddess and the Dragon: A Study on Identity Strength and Psychosocial Resilience in Japan

The Goddess and the Dragon: A Study on Identity Strength and Psychosocial Resilience in Japan Author: Patrick Hein Book Description: Neoliberal globalization affects the livelihoods and socio-economic conditions of people all over the world. This is also true for Japan where … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Fund for Global Environment -Conservation Grants 2015

The Fund makes grants to legally registered non-profit organizations in Japan and developing countries for field projects in environmental conservation. Priority is for activities to protect migratory birds that stop in Japan, and for wildlife species that are globally important. … Continue reading

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Funding: 2014 Abe Fellowship Competition

2014 Abe Fellowship Competition (Deadline: September 1, 5PM) http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship/ The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The Abe Fellowship Program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who … 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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Funding: Doctoral Scholarships in Transcultural Studies

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for eight doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2013/14. The programme offers a monthly scholarship of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Media Officer Job Opportunity, Oxfam Japan

Company: Oxfam Japan (オックスファム) Location: Ueno, Japan Education: not specified, 3 years of job experience in field Deadline: July 31, 2012 Oxfam Japan is looking for a media officer who can manage media strategy involving Oxfam’s advocacy and campaigns regarding … Continue reading

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Funding: Call for Applications: 2012 Abe Fellowship Competition

Deadline: September 1, 2012 http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship/ The Social Science Research Council (SSRC), the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP), and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announce the annual Abe Fellowship competition. The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: World Map Quiz… in Japanese!

Ready for a slightly more challenging game than last week’s country quizzes? With all the educational mobile apps and online games these days, you may find yourself knowing more about maps now than you ever knew in eighth grade geography … Continue reading

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Postdoc Fellowships at International Institute of Asian Studies

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowships at the International Institute for Asian Studies. We are particularly looking for researchers focusing on the three clusters: “Asian Cities”, “Asian Heritages”, and “Global Asia” FOR DESCRIPTIONS OF THESE THREE CLUSTERS LINK TO: <http://www.iias.nl/research/cities&gt; … Continue reading

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INTERACT Postdoctoral Fellowship at Columbia University (deadline extended)

2012-2013 INTERACT Postdoctoral Fellowship The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship through the International Network to Expand Regional and Collaborative Teaching (INTERACT) program at Columbia University. This fellowship is for the academic year 2012-2013 and is … Continue reading

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