Tag Archives: Japan

Book Announcement: The Origins of the Modern Japanese Bureaucracy

The Origins of the Modern Japanese Bureaucracy By: Yuichiro Shimizu Translator: Amin Ghadimi What is a bureaucracy, from where does it come, and how does it develop? Japanese have long described their nation as a “kingdom of bureaucrats”, but until … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Correspondent, The Mainichi Newspapers NY Bureau

The Mainichi Newspapers Career Opportunity Location: New York Position: Assistant Correspondent – Full-Time (Part-Time Negotiable) We are currently looking for an Assistant Correspondent in our New York Bureau to support our correspondents with research into topics involving American society and … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Is Japanese the most difficult language?

The Language Nerds blog recently posted an article summarizing reports from The Foreign Service Institute of the US Department of State, categorizing world languages and their difficulty (namely, the amount of time officials have to spend learning them). The categories … Continue reading

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Job Opening: KCJS Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies is searching for a KCJS Postdoctoral Fellow for the academic year 2020-21, with the possibility of extension. Based at Doshisha University in Kyoto, KCJS is an undergraduate study abroad program governed by a consortium … Continue reading

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Funding: Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships provide recipients with an opportunity to work in a scholarly environment conducive to completing a publication project. The Fellowships are … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: IUC Japanese Language Programs

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies is currently accepting applications for 2020-21! Please visit their website for more information about programs and scholarship opportunities in the 10-Month Program and The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program for graduate students! http://iucjapan.stanford.edu/programs

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Funding: Tanaka Grant to Support Promising Junior Japanese Studies Scholars 2019 Competition

The Japan Foundation and Universities Canada are pleased to announce the call for applications for the TANAKA FUND Grant to Support Promising Junior Japanese Studies Scholars 2019. The Tanaka Fund was established in 1974 as the result of an exchange of gifts between the … Continue reading

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