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Funding: Tanaka Fund Grant to Support Promising Junior Japanese Studies Scholars

Historical Background The Tanaka Fund was established in 1974 as the result of an exchange of gifts between the governments of Canada and Japan. Canada offered $1,000,000 to Japan to promote Canadian studies in Japanese universities, while Japan provided 300 … Continue reading

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Resource: Japan Foundation Directory of Japanese Studies

Although we have a number of articles about whether or not graduate school is right for you (maybe it’s not!) or how to choose a program, often the first question is simply where programs in Japanese Studies are. Even as … Continue reading

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Research Positions: Time in Medieval Japan

*Project: ERC-Advanced Grant Research Project “Time in Medieval Japan” (TIMEJ) *Position: Research Associate, 5-year, non-tenure-track position *Institution: Department of Japanese Studies, Institute for Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland *Dates: September 2017 until August 2022 Project Description The … Continue reading

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Funding: MA and PhD Funding at the University of Leeds

MA and PhD Funding at the University of Leeds (Chinese, Japanese, Southeast Asian and Asia-Pacific Studies) East Asian Studies, a constituent unit within the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, at the University of Leeds, UK, would like to draw … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Chinese/Japanese Studies Graduate Programs at the University of Colorado, Boulder

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado, Boulder is calling for applications from students interested in pursuing graduate studies on topics related to China and Japan. The department offers MA and PhD degrees in modern and … Continue reading

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Translation Workshop: Japanese to English

TRANSLATION WORKSHOP Where: University of Oxford, UK When: April 2 to April 5, 2017 We are seeking applications from research students to translate scholarly articles from Japanese to English for the second BAJS (British Association for Japanese Studies) Translation Workshop … Continue reading

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Graduate Level Research Grants for non-U.S. Citizens

I was recently asked about funding options for dissertating non-U.S. citizens in the field, as some of the major sources of financial support (such as Fulbright) are not open to non-U.S. graduate researchers regardless of whether they are affiliated with … Continue reading

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