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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Inquiry into the growth and decline of the very poor in Japan

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | April 23 | 4 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


David-Antoine Malinas, Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7

Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


Japan is still often described as a relatively egalitarian society with a strong and well-developed middle-class. However, in recent decades, poverty and inequality have become major issues. From a comparative perspective, Japan is far from the only country concerned with a rise in the number of poor and very poor, as many other countries have witnessed a worsening of their social situation...   More >

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | April 30 | 12-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Clint Niehus, Peace Corps

Public Service Center


Interested in the Peace Corps? Come speak with Peace Corps staff and former Peace Corps volunteer, Clint Niehaus.
Drop by or contact Clint at cniehus@peacecorps.gov.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Berkeley Japan Studies 2014 Graduate Conference on Ecology and Space

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | May 2 – 3, 2014 every day | International House, Ida/Robert Sproul Room


Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Foundation


UC Berkeley's Center for Japanese Studies, with support from the Japan Foundation, is pleased to announce its first annual graduate student conference. This conference brings together prominent scholars and graduate students from all disciplines in the field of Japanese Studies to discuss the concepts of ecology and space from pre-modern times to the present. Space here not only connotes the...   More >

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Berkeley Japan Studies 2014 Graduate Conference on Ecology and Space

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | May 2 – 3, 2014 every day | International House, Ida/Robert Sproul Room


Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Foundation


UC Berkeley's Center for Japanese Studies, with support from the Japan Foundation, is pleased to announce its first annual graduate student conference. This conference brings together prominent scholars and graduate students from all disciplines in the field of Japanese Studies to discuss the concepts of ecology and space from pre-modern times to the present. Space here not only connotes the...   More >