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Call for Papers: Contested Visions of Justice: Allied War Crimes Trials in a Global Context, 1943-1958

Conference: Contested Visions of Justice: Allied War Crimes Trials in a Global Context, 1943-1958 Venue: Boston College in Ireland, Dublin, 25-27 September 2015 Conveners: Franziska Seraphim, Boston College; Kerstin von Lingen, Heidelberg University; Wolfgang Form, Marburg University; Barak Kushner, Cambridge University … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Via Stanford University Press. Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945 Aaron Stephen Moore 2013, Available Now 328 pp. ISBN: 9780804785396 Cloth $55.00 ISBN: 9780804786690 E-book $55.00 The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945 (Stanford University Press, 2013) For more information: http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?id=22812 Table of contents: http://www.sup.org/pages.cgi?isbn=0804785392&item=Contents_pages&page=1 The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: War Kimono

Cranes, carp, cherry blossoms…Zero fighters? I guarantee you haven’t seen kimono motifs like these before! Wolfgang Ruf of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, collects rare wartime kimono from roughly 1894-1942 with soliders, weapons, and military vehicles. Today’s fun link, “Kimonos reveal Japanese … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Enola’s Light: Japanese Cinema and the A-Bomb, an edited anthology of essays

This is a call for papers, for a new anthology tentatively titled Enola’s Light: Japanese Cinema and the A-Bomb. The anthology’s aim is to shed light on all genres of Japanese Cinema commercial, anime, pink, underground and its portrayal of … Continue reading

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Funding: [general] Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship

Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship Applications are due December 1, 2012. Project Description The Truman Library Institute is pleased to add to its existing Research Grants Program an exciting new project – the Truman-Kauffman Research Program.  Thanks to the generosity of the … Continue reading

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Intensive Summer Course: HIROSHIMA and PEACE

Hiroshima City University accepting applications • Students from different countries come together for serious academic study and discussion, in English, of issues related to world peace. • The content is timely and important in the current world situation (e.g., nuclear … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905-17: From enemies to allies

Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905-17: From enemies to allies (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) Peter Berton (Author) http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415598996/ Book Description One surprising outcome of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905 was that, although Russia was humiliatingly defeated, by 1916 Russia and … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: The Pacific War 1941-5: Legacies, Heritage, Culture

Location:  Australia CFP: The Pacific War 1941-5: Legacies, Heritage, Culture 5-7 December 2011, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia This conference aims to bring together scholars working on the cultural, social and political implications of the Pacific War, and to stimulate debate … Continue reading

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Website announcement: Japan Air Raids Archive

People with an interest in military history and WWII will be pleased to find this wonderful new bilingual digital archive on Japan air raids. It has only recently opened, but it looks like it will continue to become a fantastic … Continue reading

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