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Japanese Noh Theatre Workshop with master Matsui Akira in Poland, June 27th – July 2nd, 2011

Dear Colleagues,  Ryokurankai Foundation in cooperation with 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 Japanese Noh theatre workshop which will take place in Warsaw, Poland, between June 27th & July 2nd., 2011. The workshop [...]

Presentation: ‘Many Meanings of Cherry Blossoms’ by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney

Many Meanings of Cherry Blossoms:Communicative Opacity in Political Spaces Speaker: Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney KYOTO LECTURES 2012Wednesday, June 6th, 18:00h This lecture will be held at the Institute for Research in Humanities (IRH), Kyoto University (seminar room 1, 1st floor). Using a number of visual images, this talk will outline the extraordinarily rich array of meanings, often [...]

New Addition to Routledge JAWS Series

Urban Spaces in Japan: Cultural and Social Perspectives, edited by Christoph Brumann & Evelyn Schulz. Urban Spaces in Japan explores the workings of power, money and the public interest in the planning and design of Japanese space. Through a set of vivid case studies of well-known Japanese cities including Tokyo, Kobe, and Kyoto, this book [...]

JAWS 2013 Conference update

Hi everyone, Planning is in full swing for the JAWS 2013 conference, which will be held 7-9 March 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh. The website for the conference is now live and can be viewed at https://webspace.utexas.edu/jt27/www/JAWS_2013_Conference/Welcome.html. Blaine Connor at Pitt has taken on the responsibility of convener of the conference and he and [...]