Japan Magazine

ABC announces recipients of its first songwriters commission

The ABC has announced the recipients of its inaugural Songwriters Commissions Fund, with 15 grants totaling $ 90,000. The commissions will support a wide range of voices and themes, including female, indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse, and LGBTQI + composers. Eric Avery. Photograph © Matthew Lorenzon / ABC Classic The …

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The Theory and Practice of Marxism in Japan

The JCP has changed dramatically for two reasons. First of all, from the mid-1930s and the real fascist transition in Japan – without going deep into the debates around the historiography of world fascism, whether Japan is called fascist, etc. – the JCP was not only outlawed: it was tracked …

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Japanese teachers are fed up with staying after school

A bureaucrat from the Department of Education had a brilliant idea. Education is at a crossroads. The dizzyingly rapid change causes a squeaky mechanism to adapt or die. Schools struggle to stay relevant. Digitization is advancing, but not at a rapid pace. Content review is in progress but stops. Teaching, …

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A Brief History of UFOs in Japan – The Diplomat

Publicity On June 24, the International UFO Laboratory was established in the UFO Interactive Hall in the Iinomachi District of Fukushima Prefecture, in commemoration of World UFO Day. The lab is Japan’s first and only research institute dedicated to unidentified flying objects (UFOs), and the interactive room exhibits some 3,000 …

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