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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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Keyao Pan (RIJS Postdoctoral Fellow 2021-22) Publishes Article in Journal of Open Humanities Data

Keyao Pan, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow 2021-22, recently published an article titled "Networking for Historical Justice: The Application of Graph Database Management Systems to Network Analysis Projects and the Case Study of the Reparation Movement for Japanese Colonial and Wartime Atrocities" in the Journal of Open Humanities Data.

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David Atherton Highlighted by Vice Provost for Creativity in Virtual Classroom

Professor David C. Atherton (Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations) was recently featured on the website of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning for his exploration of creativity and collaboration in the virtual classroom.

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