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Book Announcement: The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Via University of Hawai’i Press. HIRO SAITO DECEMBER 2016 264 pages ISBN 9780824856748 $62.00 East Asia / history / sociology Seventy years have passed since the end of the Asia-Pacific War, yet Japan remains embroiled in controversy with its neighbors … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Sociology, Osaka University

Institution:             Osaka University, Graduate School of Human Sciences Location:               Japan Position:                Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Lecturer Associate Professor, Associate Professor (Lecturer), or Assistant Professor of Sociology The Osaka University Graduate School of Human Sciences invites applications for … Continue reading

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Internships: Summer internships at the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan

Since 2007, ICAS at Temple University Japan has hosted summer interns from many universities across the world. These unpaid summer internships for non-TUJ students (undergraduate and graduate) offer a unique opportunity to spend a productive summer in Tokyo. Below is the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The European Union and Asia. Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities

International Academic Conference September 16th, 2014 Call for Papers Kozminski University Asia Research Centre (KU ARC) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the The European Union and Asia. Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities, a conference organized jointly by … Continue reading

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Resource: Old Photos of Japan

Ever wonder what Japan looked like in the Meiji period? Old Photos of Japan is a curated collection of photos from the Meiji, Taisho, and early Showa periods, roughly 1860-1930. The website is curated by DUITS, boutique journalism and stock … Continue reading

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Job Openings: Three PhD Fellowships in Modern East Asian Studies, Leiden University

Three PhD fellowships in Modern East Asian Studies (anthropology, sociology, history) “Garbage Matters: A Comparative History of Waste in East Asia,” Japan, South Korea and Taiwan focus Institution: Leiden University, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Studies Location:   Netherlands Position:   … Continue reading

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JFTC Essay Competition 2012: “Strategies for a Depopulating Japan”

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2012 1. Essay Topic The population of Japan peaked at 127.79 million people in 2004. According to the medium-variant projection of the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, by 2030 it will decrease to 115.22 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Sociology of Japanese Youth

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sociology-Japanese-Youth-Returnees-Institute/dp/0415669278/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1301844680&sr=8-3 Over the past thirty years, whilst Japan has produced a diverse set of youth cultures which have had a major impact on popular culture across the globe, it has also developed a succession of youth problems which have led … Continue reading

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Job opening: Sociology: Full-time Position (Associate or Assistant Professor)

Institution Type:   Akita International University, Faculty of International Liberal Arts Location:   Japan Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Sociology Public University Corporation / Akita International University (AIU) The Faculty of International Liberal Arts invites applications for a position in Sociology at … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Sociological Images

  Sociological Images, run by Drs. Lisa Wade and Gwen Sharp, is one of the most varied and thorough visual sociology/anthropology blogs on the Internet. The mission of the blog is  “to encourage all kinds of people to exercise and … Continue reading

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