Tag Archives: technology

Fun Link Friday: Digital recoloring of premodern statues

There have been a lot of wonderful articles and even exhibits recently on the importance of acknowledging the color shaped premodern societies as much as our interpretations of them. Although we’re accustomed to seeing classical statues of Greek or Roman … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Culture Through Videogames

Japanese Culture Through Videogames Rachael Hutchinson Examining a wide range of Japanese videogames, including arcade fighting games, PC-based strategy games and console JRPGs, this book assesses their cultural significance and shows how gameplay and context can be analyzed together to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945

Electrified Voices How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945 Kerim Yasar Long before karaoke’s ubiquity and the rise of global brands such as Sony, Japan was a place where new audio technologies found eager users and contributed … Continue reading

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Workshop: The History of Science and Technology in Modern East Asia

The D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia, together with the Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University, is pleased to announce a summer workshop for younger scholars to be held … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop – Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s

CALL FOR PAPERS – EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR WORKSHOP “Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s” ORGANIZERS: Jacob Eyferth (Chicago), Suzanne Gottschang (Smith), Gonçalo Santos (HKU) Date: October 12-14, 2018 Venue: Smith College INTRODUCTION TO GYNOCENTRIC TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP The … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Robotic Fish

Although I’m quite late to the game on this one, on Twitter I stumbled across video of robotic fish developed in Japan and promptly ended up down a rabbit hole searching for video after video of these adorable and bizarre … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities

Institution: Leiden University, LIAS Location: Netherlands Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities Leiden University is hiring a postdoctoral fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities to join the ERC-funded Open Philology project Potential candidates should familiarize themselves with the project through the … Continue reading

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