I am pleased to announce that the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures will host a NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushiji Workshop in February 2017. If you would like to attend this workshop, please fill in this form and send it as an email attachment file to Akira Hirano at firstname.lastname@example.org by 17:00 GMT on Monday, 31 October.
The Japan Digital Research Center (JDRC) of the Fung Library at Harvard University seeks an innovative and collaborative information professional to serve as its Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian. This position is best suited for an individual with a strong interest in a range of activities in digital scholarship, including building new digital collections, developing services in support of research, teaching, learning, and managing digital projects, including collaborations with faculty and University library staff.
A PhD Research Fellowship in Japanese Studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo. IKOS seeks to recruit a PhD candidate with excellent research qualifications who will investigate issues of heritagisation in contemporary Japan.
The successful applicant will address issues related to the project Sacred heritage? Secularisation, sacralisation and the production of heritage in contemporary Japan.
The National Diet Library is offering again a training program to Japanese Studies librarians living outside of Japan held in 2017 January.
We look forword to apply.
For details, see
* English version is currently being prepared and will be linked from the above page.
With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening international understanding of Japan through researchers’ activities, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research.
1. Application period: June 10-October 31, 2016
2. Research period: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018 (6 months or 12 months)
3. Receiving organizations:
The Rise of the ‘Jujitsu-Suffragettes’ - Martial Arts in fin-de-siècle Great Britain
A lecture held by Dr Emelyne Godfrey
19 May 2016, 18:30-20:00
Asia House, Library
63 New Cavendish Street
London, W1G 7LP
More information: <www.bagrifoundation.org/suffragettes>
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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