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Jobs and Openings, September 1, 2015

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director for Programming. The Assistant Director for Programming develops and executes plans for CEAS activities and events in accord with decisions made by the Director and the three Committees. For more information, please visit: The UChicago Jobs Listing

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Grants, Fellowships and Awards: September 1, 2015

The AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) has a number of Japan grants available as a result of generous funding from the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, but the grant deadline is fast approaching.

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Calls for Papers, Sept 1, 2015

CFP: Place, Space and Time in Japanese HistoryLocation: University of Chicago Place, Space, and Time in Japanese History” will take place on Saturday-Sunday February 13-14, 2016, at the University of Chicago.  This two-day workshop proposes to explore how an awareness of the region and the realm as a spatial concept emerged, circulated, and was articulated in the broader cultural communities of “our country” via visualizations of the landscape, publishing the records of journeys, and visiting various places.

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Calls for Papers: August 17th, 2015

Call for Panelists: Cultural Responses to Japan's Lost Decades

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Jobs and Openings: August 17th, 2015

 The Department of History at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in East Asian History beginning August 2016. Qualifications for the position include the Ph.D. in History or East Asian Studies with a focus on Chinese and/or Japanese history. For the full listing please visit: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51244

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Grants, Fellowships and Scholarships: August 10, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the 2015-16 ACLS fellowship competitions are now open. ACLS offers fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career.

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Calls for Papers: August 10, 2015

The Journal of Chinese History to be published by Cambridge Journals is accepting articles on all periods of Chinese history and all sub-disciplines of history. To appear in the first issue, an article needs to be submitted in the next five or six months. Thinking forward in time, we are also interested in special issues on important topics that cover lengthy periods of Chinese history.

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Jobs and Openings: August 10, 2015

Pre-Modern History (Open Field & Open Rank): Continuing faculty status (BYU equivalent of “tenure”) track appointment at Brigham Young University, to begin August 2016.  PhD required. Applications are welcome from candidates in all pre-modern fields (pre-1500). Teaching load will include World Civilizations before 1500, courses in field of specialization, and other service and core courses in History.  Those with a strong research agenda and exceptional teaching ability are encouraged to apply.  Salary commensurate with experience and rank.  

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Calls for Papers: July 20, 2015

The 2015 annual meeting of the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (WCAAS) will be held at the University Guest House and Conference Center, the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah on October 9-10.

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Jobs and Openings: July 20, 2015

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.

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Calls for Papers: July 6th, 2015

TAC's organizers invite abstract submissions to the fourth edition of the Texas Asia Conference at the University of Texas at Austin. In what is becoming a biennial tradition, the conference, which is a space to present graduate research work centered on Asia as a regional focus, will be held on 2nd and 3rd of October (Friday and Saturday) 2015.

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Jobs and Openings: July 6, 2015

Curator and Researcher - The International Dunhuang Project (IDP)Salary is £31,858 per annum (Grade B) + benefitsFull time (36 hours a week)Fixed Term Contract for 2 yearsThe British Library, London, UK

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Calls for Papers: June 29, 2015

           The Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Literature is currently issuing a call for papers. The Journal, which is published biannually, is open to the public, and welcomes submissions from both domestic and overseas scholars. The Journal initiates the peer review process upon receipt of the manuscript, and it takes an average of 3 months to complete the review process. For more details regarding the Journal and the format required for submitted manuscripts, please consult the attached file.

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Jobs and Openings: June 29th, 2015

Claremont McKenna College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in the history of China, period and research specialization open. The department is particularly interested in scholars whose research and teaching interests situate Chinese history within a larger context and engage theoretical issues. The successful candidate must be able to teach survey and topical courses on Chinese history and on the history of East Asia, and will be expected to participate in the Claremont consortium's program on Asian Studies. The teaching load is 2-2.

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