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Call for Papers: Conference Visualization of Japanese History

Call for Papers Conference, University of Oslo, 10-11 March 2016 Every Picture Tells a Story: The Visualization of Japanese History In modern and contemporary Japan we have seen how mass media such as historic novels, film and television, but nowadays increasingly … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of Architecturalized Asia: Mapping a Continent Through History which has been co-published by Honk Kong University Press and the University of Hawai’i Press and co-edited by Vimalin Rujivacharakul, H. Hazel Hahn, Ken … 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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Book Announcement: Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girl’s Culture in Japan

http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-8616-9780824836382.aspx Deborah Shamoon University of Hawai’i Press March 2012 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3638-2; 978-0-8248-3542-2 Shojo manga are romance comics for teenage girls. Characterized by a very dense visual style, featuring flowery backgrounds and big-eyed, androgynous boys and girls, it is an extremely … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Summer School “Seeing Matter(s): Materiality and Visuality”

(Heidelberg, July 29-August 4, 2012) The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” welcomes applications for its Summer School “Seeing Matter(s): Materiality and Visuality” to take place at the Karl Jaspers Centre from Sunday, July 29, to … 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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