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The Asialib electronic discussion list was established in 1993, following talks involving the National Library of Australia, the Australian National University Library and others. From its inception, Asialib was intended as a vehicle for communication on a wide range of Asia-related library matters of interest to Australians, but open to subscribers from anywhere in the world (Source: EALRGA Newsletter No. 29 May 1995
).http://mailman.anu.edu.au/mailman/listinfo/asialib/ more Language: eng English
The largest network in Taiwan, built by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications/ Chunghaw Telecom and maintained on a commercial basishttp://www.hinet.net/ more Language: chi Chinese
Japanese studies network forum Citation:
Japanese Studies Network Forum (JS-Net) is a website created to enable easier access to Japan related information and to promote networking of those conducting research in Japanese studies.[...] Aim [is] to provide up-to-date news on conferences, lectures, seminars, call for papers, publications and websites in the field of Japanese studies.http://www.jsnet.org/ more Language: eng English
Modern East Asia Research Centre Citation:
Welcome to MEARC, based at Leiden University in the Netherlands. On this website you will find information on the centre's Research projects, as well as details of forthcoming events and a selection of downloadable publications.
MEARC represents the institutionalisation of a cluster of disciplinary research trajectories in the various regional fields of Modern East Asian Studies. Its explicit purpose is to support, showcase and stimulate genuinely disciplinary research (initially in the disciplines of Politics, History and Philosophy) on Greater China, Japan, and - in the near future - also Korea, in the period from the nineteenth century until the present day. It will achieve this purpose through support of lectures, workshops, conferences, and by the provision of research grants.http://www.mearc.eu/ more Language: eng English
ANU Asian and Pacific Cultural Studies Network Citation:
The ANU Asian and Pacific Cultural Studies Network has emerged from conversations amongst scholars in the College of Arts and Social Sciences and the College of Asia and the Pacific and aims to provide a campus-wide forum for the significant body of research and teaching at the ANU that crosses the frontiers of the region’s nation states and draws on critical theoretical methods that traverse the boundaries of established disciplines.
The network is a work-in-progress. If you would like to add information about your research interests or teaching in Asian and Pacific Cultural Studies, or if you have suggestions for additional links, please do contact the network convenors.http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/apcsn/index.php more Language: eng English
Japanisches Kulturinstitut Köln (Japan Foundation) Description:
The "Japanische Kulturinstitut Köln" (JKI), founded in 1969, is a German establishment of the Japan Foundation. Its target is to introduce Japanese culture and to encourage intellectual exchange between Japan and Germany to broaden and deepen the relationship between both countries.
This website features informations about nation-wide activities and programms of the JKI.
The informations are available in German and Japanese.http://www.jki.de/ more Language: ger German, jpn Japanese
Japan Society of Northern California Citation:
The Japan Society of Northern California is an educational non-profit organization and the West Coast’s leading forum on Japan and US-Japan relations. Its mission is to strengthen cooperation and understanding between the peoples of the United States and Japan by providing programs that help to expand knowledge, increase personal interaction and facilitate discussion of important issues.
Ever since our founding in 1905, the Japan Society has believed in the power of knowledge and personal contact to bring peoples and countries together. Now, more than 100 years later, we remain dedicated to strengthening the friendship between the United States and Japan. Our members throughout the Bay Area and Northern California enjoy opportunities to meet and learn from leaders in business, politics, society and the arts from both sides of the Pacific.
Please read on to learn more about our upcoming events, membership benefits, and other ways you can be part of the lively and fascinating relationship between the people and businesses of Japan and the United States.http://www.usajapan.org/ more Language: eng English
The Japan Foundation Los Angeles Citation:
The Japan Foundation is an independent administrative institution whose purpose is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and overseas countries. The Japan Foundation provides a wide range of programs relating to the exchange of persons, support for Japanese Studies and Japanese-language instruction, exchanges in the arts, and assistance for media-related projects such as publications, translations, and film or video productions.
Established by special legislation in the Japanese Diet in 1972, our activities are financed by operation profits on government endowment, annual government subsidies, and funding/donations from the private sector. The Foundation maintains 19 offices in 18 overseas countries including 2 offices in North America: New York and Los Angeles.
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (formely The Japan Foundation Los Angeles Office 1983-1994, and The Japan Foundation Los Angeles Office & Language Center 1994-2004) opened its first office in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles in February 1983.
Now, located on the 22nd Floor of the Wells Fargo Building in Downtown Los Angeles, The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles is conducting arts and cultural programs for the Western United States (the thirteen states west of the Rockies). The office also provides comprehensive assistance for Japanese-language education nationwide.http://www.jflalc.org/ more Language: eng English
United States-Japan Foundation Citation:
The United States-Japan Foundation is committed to promoting stronger ties between Americans and Japanese by supporting projects that foster mutual knowledge and education, deepen understanding, create effective channels of communication, and address common concerns in an increasingly interdependent world.http://www.us-jf.org/ more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
The Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture = ドナルド・キーン日本文化センターCitation:
Founded in 1986 at Columbia University, the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture is named in honor of Professor Donald Keene, internationally renowned scholar, Columbia University teacher, and interpreter of Japanese literature and culture to the West. The Center is dedicated to advancing the understanding of Japan and its culture in the United States through university instruction, research, and public education. In addition, the Center seeks to encourage study of the interrelationships among the cultures of Japan, other Asian countries, Europe, and the United States.http://www.keenecenter.org more Language: eng English, jpn Japanese
Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies Citation:
The Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies, founded in 1968, is an international liaison and research center designed primarily to serve European and American scholars in all disciplines whose main area of study focuses on pre-Meiji era Japan.
The overall purpose of the Institute is to encourage research on neglected aspects of premodern Japanese civilization, especially during the medieval period (primarily, but not exclusively, the Kamakura and Muromachi periods 1185-1600), centuries which, until the 1970s, had received scarce attention by Japanese and Western scholars alike.http://www.medievaljapanesestudies.org/ more Language: eng English
Japanologie Leipzig Description:
Official homepage of the Institute for Japanese Studies at the University of Leipzig. It contains information about japanese studies in Leipzip, about the institute's staff and about its library.http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~japan/ more Language: ger German
Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Citation:
Art from China, Japan and Korea - the first Museum of East Asian Art in Europe was founded in Cologne in 1909. The founders of the museum contributed outstanding works of Buddhist painting and wooden sculpture, Japanese standing screen painting, colour woodcuts and lacquer art as well as Chinese and Korean ceramics to the original permanent collection. A further focus of the Cologne museum are Chinese cultic bronzes, Chinese painting and calligraphy. The new museum building opened on the Aachener Weiher in 1977 is architecturally also of international rank.http://www.museenkoeln.de/museum-fuer-ostasiatische-kunst/ more Language: eng English, ger German
Center for Japanese Studies : ^The^ University of MichiganCitation:
The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) promotes and disseminates research on Japan, fosters communication among diverse disciplines, and encourages new approaches in the understanding of Japan and its place in the world.
Founded in 1947, CJS is the oldest interdisciplinary center in the United States devoted exclusively to Japanese Studies. CJS is also part of The University of Michigan's East Asia U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center, along with the Center for Chinese Studies and the Center for Korean Studies.
CJS serves as a home to graduate students, faculty from a variety of disciplines and professional schools, visiting artists and scholars, and community organizations pursuing Japan-related interests and activities at the University of Michigan.http://www.ii.umich.edu/cjs more Language: eng English