Tag Archives: money

Fun Link Friday: Japanese currency redesigns

What’s on your country’s money? After traveling overseas, I always come back to the US thinking about how boring our own bills seem! And it appears that Japan is putting even more thought into new and exciting illustrations for their … 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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Book Announcement: Kinsella, Schoolgirls, Money and Rebellion

Japanese society in the 1990s and 2000s produced a range of complicated material about sexualized schoolgirls, and few topics have caught the imagination of western observers so powerfully. While young Japanese girls had previously been portrayed as demure and obedient, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference in Japanese Studies

Call for Papers *BAJS  Advanced Postgraduate Conference* Friday, 25th April 2014 Plenary Session Art, Religion and Money in the Early Trade of the English East India Company in Japan Professor Timon Screech, SOAS The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) … Continue reading

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Funding: CIEE Scholarships for Study Abroad (3)

Council on International Educational Exchange http://www.ciee.org/study-abroad/scholarships/ For many students, a study abroad experience is only possible with financial assistance. Each year CIEE awards scholarships and grants to students who plan to study overseas. Competition for the CIEE scholarships and grants … Continue reading

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IUC Series: How can I fund my stay at the IUC?

Today’s IUC series article, written by Karen, is complemented by a video I recorded about funding the IUC with a Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship. I recorded this video as a collaborative project with Jamie Cox (IUC ’09-’10), who maintains … Continue reading

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