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Book Announcement: Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan

Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan  W. Puck Brecher About the book: The brutality and racial hatred exhibited by Japan’s military during the Pacific War piqued outrage in the West and fanned resentments throughout Asia. Public understanding of … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Verge AAS panel on Operations of Forgetting

Verge: Studies in Global Asias will be proposing a panel about the operations of forgetting in the Asia-Pacific region for AAS (Association for Asian Studies) in Toronto next year (March 16-19, 2017). For this panel, we solicit scholarship about the … Continue reading

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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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