GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON JAPAN No. 1

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GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON JAPAN No. 1

Nature and Technology                                                                                                                         
(Special Issue Dedicated to the 26th JAWS Meeting in Istanbul, 2015)

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                                

Editor’s NoteErdal Küçükyalçın

Foreword by JAD, Selçuk Esenbel

Go-aisatsu by JAWSBrigitte Steger

Essays by Special Guests

  • Brief Remarks on Paradigm Shifts in Japanese Anthropology during the 20th Century, Josef Kreiner
  • Multiple Discourse on Monozukuri as a Keyhole to View Modern JapanNoriya Sumihara
  • From “Japanese Studies” to “International Japanese Studies” from JapanMasashi Oguchi

Selected Articles

  • Employing the concept of techno-governance to analyse the field of biomedical engineering in JapanSusanne Brucksch
  • Mnemonic Monsters Redux : Traumatic Signatures and the Afterlife of Image-Objects in Japanese Popular CultureFabio R. Gygi
  • Sport and the artifice of nature and technology: Bio-technological entities at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic GamesWilliam W. Kelly
  • Mediating Modernity through popular song: The geography of visual images illustrating enka in the context of karaoke and thematic parallels with Arabesk, William H. Kelly

 Discussion

  • The Great Forest Wall: A plan to protect Japan from future mega-tsunamiMichael Shackleton