Tag Archive | Awards

Interview with Robert Hegwood, Research Award Recipient

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.  They often spend a week or more on campus.  They are interviewed at the end of their stay about their research experience. One of the two recipients of the award for […]

Interview with Jonathan Bull, Research Award Recipient

Each year, the recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards visit the University of Maryland to use the materials in the Gordon W. Prange Collection.  They often spend a week or more on campus.  They are interviewed at the end of their stay about their research experience. One of the two recipients of the […]

Call for Applications: 20th Century Japan Research Awards, 2017-2018

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries invite applications for two $1,500 grants to support research in the library’s Gordon W. Prange Collection and East Asia Collection on topics related to the period of the Allied Occupation of Japan and its aftermath, 1945-1960.  Holders of the Ph.D. or an equivalent degree are eligible […]

A Talk by Mr. Robert Hegwood (University of Pennsylvania)

Mr. Robert Hegwood, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, will give a talk on “Rebuilding Japan’s Image: Japanese Americans and Japan’s Postwar Grassroots Diplomacy” on Thursday, September 21, 12:30-1:30pm in 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland. The event is free and open to the public. This event […]

A Talk by Dr. Jonathan Bull of Hokkaido University

Dr. Jonathan Bull, Associate Professor at Hokkaido University and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, will give a talk  on “Settling the unsettled: history and memory in the construction of the Karafuto repatriate” on Thursday, September 7, 12:30-1:30pm in 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland. The event is free and open to the public. This event […]

Award Recipients Selected (20th Century Japan Research Awards: 2016-2017)

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2016-2017: Jonathan Bull, Assistant Professor at Hokkaido University  – “Settling the unsettled: history and memory in the construction of the Karafuto repatriate” Robert A. Hegwood, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania – “Diasporic Diplomacy: The intermediary role that Japanese Americans (Nikkei) […]

A Talk by Dr. Miriam Kingsberg (University of Colorado Boulder)

Dr. Miriam Kingsberg, Associate Professor of History at the University of Colorado Boulder and recipient of a 20th Century Japan Research Award, will give a talk on “The Field Generation: Japanese Human Scientists in the Transwar World” on Thursday, September 29, 12:30-1:30pm in 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, University of Maryland. The event is free and open to the […]