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Harvard Fine Arts Library Published Updated Website of "Early Photography of Japan" on CURIOSity

The Fine Arts Library at Harvard University has recently published a newly updated version of "Early Photography of Japan" on CURIOSity. This virtual collection pulls together over 2,000 images from more than 40 souvenir photograph albums and illustrated publications from Japan held by the Fine Arts Library, Harvard-Yenching Library, and Widener Library.

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Message of Condolence

The Reischauer Institute is shocked and deeply saddened by the senseless act of violence that took the life of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on July 8, 2022.

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Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian Katherine Matsuura Co-authors Blog Post about Notable Japanese Collections in North America

Katherine Matsuura (Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian, Harvard) recently co-authored a blog post with Ann Marie Davis (Ohio State) and Yukari Sugiyama (Yale) on The Digital Orientalist, titled “Visualizing an Online Database for Notable Japanese Collections in North America.” The NJC is a digital project launched in February 2022, built on Google Data Studio and used as a tool to identify, describe, locate, and promote rare or distinctive Japanese Studies collect

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RIJS 2019 Summer Science Participant Michelle Wang Published Article in The Lancet

2019 RIJS Japan Undergraduate Summer Science Research Program participant Michelle Wang (Chemistry, Harvard College 2020), recently published an article titled "Burden of chronic hepatitis B and C infections in 2015 and future trends in Japan: a simulation study" in The Lancet, a leading international medical journal. This research was based on research conducted at Hiroshima University during her time in the summer science research program.

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In Memoriam: Thomas Rohlen (1940-2022)

With great sadness, the Reischauer Institute notes the passing of Thomas Rohlen earlier this spring. An internationally respected academic, anthropologist, educator, program builder, policy analyst, and consultant, Professor Rohlen’s interests included Japanese corporate organization, labor markets, banks, governments, and education.

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