Ōtomo Katsuhiro's anime film Akira is often identified as the work that ignited the anime boom in the U.S. This characterization is motivated in part by the graphic image of an explosion that opens the film, an image that seemed to herald a destruction of old paradigms and the arrival of new media when it first flashed on U.S. movie screens in 1988.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Headquarters offer several fellowship programs to give opportunities for excellent researchers from around the world to conduct scientific collaboration in Japan with their Japanese colleagues.
Current programme deadlines are:
- JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-term) for North American and European Researchers [Application deadline for second call: May 7, 2015]
NIAS and the Department of Political Science at the University of Aalborg invites you to attend a workshop on The Internal and External Constraints on Foreign Policy in India. Exploring Culture and Ethnic Sensitivities.
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