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Congratulations, Award Recipients!

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2015-2016:

 Anastasia Federova

Anastasia Federova


Anastasia Federova (Hokkaido University/Yale University) for her proposal, “Marxist Thought and Soviet Culture in Early Cold War Japan”



 Miriam Kingsberg

Miriam Kingsberg


Miriam Kingsberg (University of Colorado at Boulder) for her proposal which is part of a larger project entitled,  “The Objectivity Generation: Japanese Human Scientists in the Transwar World”


 Lauri Kitsnik

Lauri Kitsnik


Lauri Kitsnik (University of Cambridge) for his proposal, “The Theory and Practice of Scriptwriting during the Allied Occupation”




The Award, first offered in 1999, is co-sponsored by the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries.  The grants support research in the Gordon W. Prange and East Asia Collections on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960.

See this page for more details about the Award.


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