Tag Archive | Awards

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 […]

Congratulations, Award Recipients!

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2015-2016:   Anastasia Federova (Hokkaido University/Yale University) for her proposal, “Marxist Thought and Soviet Culture in Early Cold War Japan”       Miriam Kingsberg (University of Colorado at Boulder) for her proposal which is part of a larger project entitled,  “The […]

Award Recipients Selected

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 20th Century Japan Research Awards for 2014-2015: Dr. Shota Ogawa, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Topic: “Imagining Natural Color: Impact of Color Film on Occupation-era Paper Media.”   Dr. Vanessa Ward, University of Otago Topic: “Publishing Progressive Thought in Occupied Japan.”     The Award, first offered in […]

Jessamyn Abel, 20th Century Japan Research Award Recipient, 2012-2013

Jessamyn Abel, 20th Century Japan Research Award Recipient, 2012-2013

Congratulations to Jessamyn Abel, this year’s recipient of the 20th Century Japan Research Award, for her topic, Locomotives of Postwar Recovery: Development of the Bullet Train.  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.  See this page for more details […]