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Conference: International Conference on Asian Food Security (ICAFS)

2014 Towards Asia 2025: Policy and Technology Imperatives, 21 22 August 2014, Singapore Asia faces serious challenges to its food security. Changing demographics and consumption patterns, productivity decline in agriculture, degradation of natural resource base, food price volatility, rising input costs, … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Special Assistant to the Director of UNU-IAS [Tokyo]

Institution: United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) Location: Tokyo Posted on January 10, 2014 Education: Bachelor’s Type: full-time contract (at least 1, up to 6 years) UNU-IAS, created from a merger of the former UNU Institute of Advanced … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Studies Fellow, East-West Center, Washington, D.C.

JAPAN STUDIES FELLOWSHIP 2014 East-West Center The East-West Center is now accepting applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake policy-relevant research and writing on issues of key relevance to the US-Japan partnership, including diplomatic, politico-security, economic, social and … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan Studies Fellowship 2014

East-West Center About the East-West Center The East-West Center is an education and research organization established by the U.S. Congress in 1960 to strengthen relations and understanding among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the United States. … Continue reading

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Funding: 2013 Abe Fellowship Competition

Deadline: September 1, 2013 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 international … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Programme Support Assistant (Education for Sustainable Development), United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) [Tokyo]

Job: Programme Support Assistant (Education for Sustainable Development) Institution: United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) Location: Tokyo, Japan Education: University degree Posted on: April 11, 2013 Deadline: April 21, 2013 The United Nations University (UNU) and the UNU Institute … Continue reading

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Funding: United States-Japan Foundation Grants

http://www.us-jf.org/grants_programs.html The United States Japan Foundation offers a number of grants to educators and organizations seeking to promote pre-college education, communication & public opinion, and US-Japan policy studies. Their grants include:

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Call for Papers: Social Media and Cross-border Cultural Transmissions: Technologies, Policies, Industries

Social Media and Cross-border Cultural Transmissions: Technologies, Policies, Industries Asian Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 21-22 June 2012 This interdisciplinary workshop takes a transcultural approach to exploring newly emerging online practices of cultural transmission. Culture industries across Asia have … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: UBC-UW Graduate Student Conference on Asian Policy and Humanities

First Annual UW-UBC Asia Pacific Graduate Student Conference The Inter-Asian Equation: Exploring Policy and Humanities University of British Columbia-Institute for Asian Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada April 21st and 22nd, 2012 The M.A. of Asia Pacific Policy Studies (MAAPPS) Graduate Student … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Rising Asia, Anxious Europe” International Conference

On 2-3 May 2012, the Asian Dynamics Initiative, University of Copenhagen will convene an international conference to unravel the ‘new’ encounter between Asia and Europe. The conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers and paper presentations from an inter-disciplinary group of … Continue reading

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