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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Postdoctoral Positions at Tokyo College

Tokyo College is looking to invite researchers from a broad range of fields under the research theme, "The Earth and Human Society in 2050", and carry out interdisciplinary collaboration to contribute to the realization of a sustainable and inclusive future of humanity.

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August 3, 2020
Deadline: September 30, 2020

BLOG Archival Research and Covid-19: Advice for Doctoral Researchers

Given the sudden necessity for historical researchers focusing on Japan to utilize online resources, I’ve briefly sketched out my experiences using online archives, with special attention given to the advantages and disadvantages of conducting historical research online.

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Michael ROELLINGHOFF
July 30, 2020

VIDEO Lecture "The Public History of Industrial Heritage"

Starting from the 1960s, some key sites of Japan’s industrial revolution were shutting down. What does one do with an abandoned mine or factory? This lecture examines the possibilities for presenting a public history of industrial heritage that takes account of the burdens of this past, as well the achievements.

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Andrew GORDON
July 29, 2020

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Archival Research and Covid-19: Advice for Doctoral Researchers

2020.07.30
Michael ROELLINGHOFF

During my dissertation research conducted during the 2016-2017 academic year, I was based at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, some 1,500 kilometres away from my primary research site. My research focuses on the 19th century…

Communication during the Coronavirus Pandemic

2020.06.23
Viktoria ESCHBACH-SZABO

In a time of pandemic crisis, language issues are central. We linguists question how to best inform citizens in multilingual societies in order to foster better international cooperation in a global world. To demonstrate…

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