Tag Archives: travel

Resource: Accessible Japan

With the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Japan fast approaching, the question of accessibility has been a topic of much debate. But how accessible are different areas of Japan? Where can you find information on what you might need, especially … 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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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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