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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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Call for Papers: Travel and Landscape in Japanese Literature, Art, and Culture

Travel is Life, Travel is Home: Representing Travel and Landscape in Japanese Literature, Art, and Culture April 4-6, 2019 University of Iowa, Iowa City IA Deadline for proposals: December 10, 2018 Keynote: Meredith McKinney, visiting fellow at the Japan Center, Australian … Continue reading

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Resource: Metadatabase of Japanese Old Photographs in Bakumatsu-Meiji Period

Nagasaki University Library maintains a collection of Japanese photographs from the Bakumatsu (1853 and 1867) and Meiji (1868-1912) periods that represent some of the earliest photographs of Japan as it transitioned from the Tokugawa shogunate to the Meiji state. Holding … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

Placing Empire Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan Kate McDonald Placing Empire examines the spatial politics of Japanese imperialism through a study of Japanese travel and tourism to Korea, Manchuria, and Taiwan between the late nineteenth century and the … Continue reading

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Resource: ANA Experience Japan Fares

There are a variety of ways to travel domestically within Japan on special passes or discounts – two of the most well-known are the Japan Rail Pass, which allows unlimited train rides on JR trains, for a set period (e.g. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Endless Discovery: Re-evaluating Japan’s Travel and Tourism”

“Endless Discovery: Re-evaluating Japan’s Travel and Tourism” 16th Annual International Conference on Japanese Studies by Ateneo de Manila University, Japanese Studies Program DATES: 2-3 February, 2018 VENUE: Ateneo de Manila University, Manila Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 October 2017 (reposting from … Continue reading

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Resource: Okinawa Hai!

Okinawa Hai! is one of a series of websites aimed, primarily, at helping US military families settle in, find their way around, and otherwise make the most of life in Okinawa, Germany, Korea, or Turkey, with the tagline “Helping you … Continue reading

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