The Isaac Alfred Ailion Foundation now accepts applications for fellowships at Leiden University’s Asian Library. All information is in this file and can be found on the website at http://library.leiden.edu/special-collections/scaliger-institute/research/isaac-alfred-ailion-fellowship.html
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The International Academic Forum is organizing conferences in the coming months this year focusing on librarianship and literature in Japan. For more information see: http://iafor.org/conferences/librasia2016/
Scholarship - call for applications
The European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS) especially wishes to encourage the participation of resource specialists and young scholars from institutions with limited financial means or that have seldom or never attended an EAJRS conference. Therefore, with support from the Japan Foundation, the organizers of the 26th EAJRS conference in Leiden would like to offer three scholarships, which will include
Dear EAJRS members, dear friends,
I am writing this message on the morning of New Year’s Day. All is quiet on the human front of ambition and contest. Most of the revellers are still asleep, no traffic jams, no queues. Quietness is all around. I hope that you have spent a pleasant and peaceful Christmas and end of year, and have safely and happily made the transition into 2016.
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented librarian to join a team of library and information professionals. Under the general direction of the Head of the Asia Department, the Librarian for Okinawan Studies will work collaboratively to lead in collection development and management of all materials in all formats related to Okinawan studies, provide research assistance, and library instruction.