26
Sep
2012

Japanese Agriculture in 2020: Structural change, policy reform and prospects for TPP

Japan's agricultural sector seems to be gradually adjusting to globalisation. The government recently introduced a series of new policies to induce young people to take up farming and to enlarge the scale of farm operations to 20-30 hectares per farm household.

30
Aug
2012

35th Annual Japanese Evening Featuring Za Kabuki 2012: Kenuki - The Whisker Tweezers

ANU Za Kabuki in conjunction with the Japan Centre, ANU and the Embassy of Japan, Canberra present the annual Japanese Evening featuring the Kabuki 'Kenuki - The Whisker Tweezers'. » further details

24
Aug
2012

Classroom management practices in Japanese primary classrooms

Classroom management practices have been identified by observing effective teacher behavior or combining behavioral approaches that have been established through research (Oliver, Wehby, Reschly, 2011).

21
Aug
2012

Japan's lost two decades

After the spectacular growth miracle to the end of 1980s, the Japanese economy has been stagnant for two decades, the so-called 'lost two decades'.

07
Aug
2012

Legacy of Japanese Wartime Occupation in Guam

Japanese wartime occupation is politically contentious in Guam, even today, as it closely relates to the indigenous Chamorros' patriotic loyalty to the US.

21
Jul
2012

Japan Centre - Second-Hand Japan Related Book Store

The Japan Centre, School of Culture, History & Language, College of Asia & the Pacific, ANU, in conjunction with the ANU Japan Club and the ANU Kabuki Club, is planning to hold another "Japan-related Second-hand Book Sale".

08
Jul
2012

Japanese Studies Association of Australia conference 2013

The ANU Japan Institute will host the 2013 Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) Conference, Cities, Nature & Landscapes: From Nara to the Networked City.

29
Jun
2012

PhD mid-term review: Interactional use of Korean -nikka/-nuntay and Japanese -tte in spoken discourse

This is a mid-term report of my PhD study, which aims to explore the interactional functions of quotation markers, the Korean -nikka/-nuntay and Japanese -tte, in spoken discourse.

15
Jun
2012

The notion onna-rashisa 'womanliness' and the sentence-final particle wa in Japanese

This study discusses the use of the Japanese sentence-final particle wa, which is widely known as a female-speech marker in the language.

06
Jun
2012

Global economic challenges and policies: Asia-Pacific regional perspectives

Takehiko Nakao has been the Vice-Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Japan since 2011. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Tokyo (1978) and a MBA from the University of California at Berkeley (1982).

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