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Assoc. Dir. Asian Studies Center, Univ. of Pittsburg, USA

University of Pittsburgh, University Center for International Studies seeks to fill the position of Associate Director (AD) of its Asian Studies Center (ASC). With an international reputation for excellence, the Asian Studies Center has been designated a National Resource Center in East Asian Studies by the U.S. Department of Education. Organizationally, the Center is part [...]

Noh Theatre Workshop in Poland, May 16-21 2011

Ryokurankai Foundation in cooperation with Marebito Foundation and the Department of Japanese and Korean Studies of Warsaw University would like to invite all interested, in the field of classical Japanese theatre, to take part in the Nō workshop which will take place in Warsaw (Poland), between May 16 and May 21, 2011. The workshop will [...]

New Release: Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society

New book release: The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society, edited by Victoria Lyon Bestor and Theodore C. Bestor, with Akiko Yamagata. The book is intended to be a general reference book for non-specialists, college students, and others seeking succinct overviews of various realms of contemporary Japan, in line with the general format of [...]

Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Newcastle University

The School of Modern Languages wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Japanese Studies. The post is supported by the Japan Foundation. The successful candidate will have outstanding research potential, a clear research agenda, native or near-native competence in Japanese and English, and relevant teaching experience. The post is tenable from September 2011. See the JAWS [...]

Positions available at the Max Planck Institute

Department II of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology has the opportunity to offer 8 PhD positions/ PhD grants and 1 Postdoctoral position, starting 1 October 2011 (or as soon as possible thereafter). See the JAWS Postings page for information.