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Job Opening: General Assignment Reporter, Japan

General Assignment Reporter, Japan Job Description Reuters is looking for an energetic journalist to join our English-language service in Tokyo. This is an ideal position for ambitious reporter looking to make an impact at the world’s largest multimedia organisation. The … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: Kuzushiji Summer Workshop

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago invites applicants to its annual Kuzushiji Summer Workshop, which offers advanced undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and independent scholar intensive week-long instruction in reading print and manuscript materials from the … Continue reading

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Resource: Japanese Children’s Literature: A History from the International Library of Children’s Literature Collections

Japan’s National Diet Library (NDL) has a ton of digitized resources in both English and Japanese. So much so that sometimes it’s easy to forget how many of those resources have been curated into mini-exhibitions or databases geared toward specific … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Chinese Writing and the Rise of the Vernacular in East Asia Peter Francis Kornicki Chinese Writing and the Rise of the Vernacular in East Asia is a wide-ranging study of vernacularization in East Asia–not only China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, but … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan

Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism University of Hawaii Press, 2017 Author: Bryan D. Lowe Ritualized Writing takes readers into the fascinating world of Japanese Buddhist manuscript cultures. Using archival sources … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Office Manager, UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa [Kanazawa]

Institution: United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa (OUIK) Location: Kanazawa, Ishikawa pref., Japan Application deadline: March 20, 2014 Education requirements: BA required, MA preferred Languages needed: English, Japanese Employment type: Full time Start date: April 16, … Continue reading

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Funding: Frank Gibney Award for Graduate Student Essay: Journal of American-East Asian Relations

The Journal of American-East Asian Relations invites submissions for the Frank Gibney Award. The Award is given by the editors to an essay in the field of American–East Asian Relations written by a graduate student and submitted by his or … Continue reading

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