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Funding: Harvard-Yenching Library Travel Grant

TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM HARVARD-YENCHING LIBRARY HARVARD UNIVERSITY The Harvard-Yenching Library is pleased to announce its Travel Grant Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. The purpose of the grant is to assist scholars from outside the Boston metropolitan area in their … Continue reading

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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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Call for Applications: Kokugakuin University Visiting Fellows Program

Kokugakuin University is pleased to announce a call for applications to The Kokugakuin University Visiting Fellows Program for the academic year 2020-2021. “Toward the promotion of international academic communication and cooperation, and in the interest of stimulating global research on Japanese society … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Ise and Japan Study Program

Kogakkan University (located in Ise City, Mie Prefecture) will be hosting a sixth year of the “Ise and Japan Study Program.” The program is open to graduate (Master or PhD) or post-graduate researchers (including faculty) who are interested in learning … Continue reading

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Funding: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications in the 2019-20 competition year of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies. In cooperation with the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Library Technician (with Japanese language skills)

Deadline: July 12 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/538094000 Summary This position is located in the Collections Services Section of the Asian Division, Collection and Services Directorate. This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. The position description number for this position is 349101. The incumbent of … Continue reading

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Resource: All Research is Fieldwork: A Practical Introduction to Studying in Japan as a Foreign Researcher

The Asia-Pacific Journal (Japan Focus) has just published an excellent preliminary guide to approaching fieldwork in Japan, by Prof. Levi McLaughlin (Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State). In it, he touches upon the importance of building personal connections with … Continue reading

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