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January 29th - 2018 ASJ AGM

Monday, January 29th 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: tbc
Title: tbc
Venue: tbc
Address: tbc
Access: tbc

February 19th, 2018 - ASJ Lecture

Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Robert Morton, Editor in Chief, Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan
Title: A Partial Witness: A. B. Mitford and the Birth of a New Nation
Venue: Shibuya Kyōiku Gakuen
Address: 1-21-18 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002
Access: About a 15-minute stroll from Shibuya station’s Hachiko exit. Map.

Membership News ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Ms. Doreen Simmons awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays

It has recently come to light that long time ASJ Council member Ms. Doreen Simmons has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays. Our congratulations on this recognition for a lifetime of achievement. Details forthcoming in the next Bulletin.

Chuk Besher, our September speaker, in The Japan Times

Richard Solomon has published an article in the Japan Times on Chuk Besher's talk which is available here: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2017/11/15/issues/son-echoes-fathers-questions-identity-japan/
Our appreciation to Mr. James Sharp for alerting us to this article.

New publication by our current president

Dr. Charles De Wolf recent and slender paperback book with an appropriately evocative cover of his latest translations, “Of Birds and Beasts, Fish and Fowl: Japanese Tales of Times Now Past” (Excerpts from Konjaku-Monogatari今昔物語集) has recently been published. It is available on Amazon.com.

Find “Of Birds and Beasts, Fish and Fowl” on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.co.jp/Birds-Beasts-Fish-Fowl-Japanese/dp/4894495325

New publication by our past president

Dr. Robert Morton has recently published the subject of his doctoral research as “A.B. Mitford and the Birth of Japan as a Modern State: Letters Home”

Find “A.B. Mitford and the Birth of Japan” on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1898823472

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Our Autumn Copyright Search continues for Transactions authors below to grant the ASJ copyright consent.

Please e-mail any clues, ideas, addresses, etc. to Ms. Yarrow at: yarrowp@gmail.com

215 Consent forms have been confirmed as of November 27th 2017.

48 authors remain to be contacted and confirmed. Three authors are not on this public list.


日本アジア協会は、紀要The Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japanを電子化しデジタルアーカイブをインターネットで公開するにあたり、連絡先が判明しない著作権者についての情報提供を求めています。 別紙に掲載いたしました著作者について、著作権者、もしくは著作権継承者、またはこれらの方々の連絡先に関する情報をお持ちの方は、上記連絡先までご連絡ください。

In preparation for the launch of the digitized archives online of the journal “The Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan”, the Asiatic Society of Japan is seeking information regarding copyright holders.
Just added after the author’s information: [Year of publication in Transations].
Copyright consent volunteers might want to try finding someone with a recent year and either still alive or recently departed.


-B-
Burdick, Charles Burton (d. 1998) [1996]

-C-
Crawcour (Edwin) Sydney [1961, 1966]

-D-
Daniels, Frank J. (d. 1983) [1959]

-E-
Elisonas, Jurgis Saulius Algirdas [2012] (YARROW—>in the mail)

-F-
Furness, George A. [1980]

-H-
Harich-Schneider, Eta (d. 1986) [1957]

-I-
Ike, Nobutaka (d. 2005) [1957]

-K-
Kades, C. L. (d. 1996) [1982]
Kroker, Edward (Eduard) J.M. (d. 2007) [1959]
Kuno, Keitaro [2010]

-L-
Lerski, Jerzy Jan (d. 1992) [1959]

-M-
Malm, William P. [1984]
Mayer, Fanny Hagin (d. 1990) [1980]
McNelly, Theodore [1982, 2006]

-N-
Nayuki, Izumi (has vanished?) [2011]

-O-
Ohe, Seizō (d. 1992?) [1965]

-P-
Parish, H. Carroll [1972]
Pierson, Jr. Jan Lodewijk (d. 1979) [1929, 1934, 1937]
Plummer, Katherine (d. 2013) [1984]
Prickett, Stephen [1998]

-Q-
Querido, Andries (d. 2001) [1983]

-R-
Redman, Sir Vere (d. 1975) [1975]
Romieux, Jean (d. 2012) [1932]

-S-
Sakamaki, Shunzo (d. 1973) [1938]
Schipper, William (d. 2009?) [1996]
Seat, Keith [1981]
Shimatsu, Yoichi C. [1995] (book review)
Shionozaki, Hiroshi [1994]
Sissons, D.C.S. (d. 2006) [1987]
Smith, Neil Skene (d. 1972) [1996]
Smith, Robert J. (d. 2016) [1934, 1937]
Spinks, Charles Nelson (d. ?) [1950]
Stramigioli, Giuliana (d. 1988) [1951]

-T-
Tao, Zhikun (Young Scholar) [2012]
Teow, Dr. See Heng [1994]
Totman, Conrad [1983]
Trotter, Ms. Ann [1991]
Tsuchiya, Takao (d. 1988) [1996]

-V-
van Briessen, Fritz (d. 1987) [1965]

-W-
Waley, Arthur (d. 1991) [1959]
Wildes, Harry Emerson (d. 1982) [1937]
Willcock, Hiroko [1989]
Williams, Harold Stannett (d. 1987) [1975]
Wright, David [1999]

-Y-
Ye, Kyaw Thu (YSP) [2010]
Yoshida, Toyoko [1981]

-Z-
Zahl, Karl F. (d. 2013) [1972]
Zolbrod, Leon (d. 1991) [1968, 1988]

Copyright Searches in progress: Autumn 2017

Assigned: Yarrow (36), Carey (1) De Wolf (10), Eldridge (2), Makino (1), Morton (1), Sharp (5), Simmons (1), Tanaka (1).

Burdick, Charles Burton (d. 1998) (Yarrow)
Crawcour (Edwin) Sydney) (Yarrow)
Daniels, Frank J. (d. 1983) (Sharp)
Elisonas, Jurgis Saulius Algirdas [2012] (YARROW—>in the mail)
Ike, Nobutaka (d. 2005) (Makino—>Yarrow)
Kades, C. L. (d. 1996_UBC) (Eldridge)
Kroker, Edward (Eduard) J.M. (De Wolf)

Lerski, Jerzy Jan (d. 1992) (Sharp)
Malm, William P. (Yarrow)
Ohe, Seizō (Yarrow)
Querido, Andries (De Wolf—>Yarrow)
Parish, H. Carroll (Yarrow)
Pierson, Jr. Dr. Jan Lodewijk (d. 1979) -3 articles (De Wolf)
Plummer, Katherine (d. 2013) (Yarrow)
Querido, Andries (Yarrow)
Redman, Sir Vere (d. 1995) (Sharp)

Romieux, Jean (d. 2012) (Yarrow)
Roussos, Jason E. S. (Yarrow)
Sakamaki, Shunzo (d. 1973) (Yarrow)
Schipper, William (Yarrow)
Shionozaki, Hiroshi (Yarrow)
Sissons, D.C.S. (d. 2006) (Sharp)
Smith, Robert J. (d. 2016) (Yarrow)
Spinks, Charles Nelson (Eldridge)
Totman, Conrad (Yarrow)
Trotter, Ms. Ann (Yarrow/Sioris?)

Tsuchiya, Takao (d. 1988) (Yarrow)
van Briessen, Fritz (d. 1987) (De Wolf)
Williams, Harold Stannett (d. 1987) (Simmons)
Wright, David (Yarrow)
Zahl, Karl F. (d. 2013_UBC) (De Wolf—>Yarrow)

Copyright Heroes 2017

Signed copyright consent forms have been received from or on behalf of the following authors.
Their article(s) will be available online once the Forum is operational.


Ackroyd, Joyce (d. 1991)
Anderson, Stephen John
Ayrton, W. E. (out of ©)
Barrett, Marie-Thérèse
Beasley, William G. (d. 2006)
Beauchamp, Edward (d. 2006)
Beretta, Lia
Berton, Peter (d. 2014)
Borton, Hugh (d. 1995)
Cohen, Aaron M.

Coville, Cabot (d. 1987)
Cullen, Louis
Dan, Ikuma (d. 2001)
de Becker, Eric Victor Ambrose (d. 1972)
Dolce, Lucia
Farrington, Anthony (d. 2008)
Figgess, Sir John (d. 1997)
Finch, Roger
Hammond, Jeff M.
Harris, Mr. Tim
Horiguchi, Mihoko (d. 2013)
Horton, H. Mack

Howes, John F. (d. 2017)
Hrdličková, Věnceslava
Huffman, James L.
Huq, Mr. Mir Monzurul
Imazeki, Rokuya (d. 1991)
Immoos, Thomas (d. 2001)
Iosifidou, Maria
Ishii, Yoneo (d. 2010)
Iwao, Seiichi (d. 1988)
Johnson, Linda
Joly, Jacques

Kersten, Mr. Carool
Kishibe, Shigeo (d. 2005)
Kusonoki, Dr. Ayako
Levy Jr., Marion J. (d. 2002)
McDowell, Kevin
McKeen Di Crocco, Virginia
Monnet, Livia
Nish, Ian H.
Odaira, Takeshi
Reynolds, Douglas R.

Schlichtmann, Klaus
Sorrells, Virginia
Statler, Oliver (d. 2002)
Tominaga, Michio (d. 2004)

Consent not required

Boxer, Charles Ralph (d. 1995)
Buchanan, Rev. Daniel Crump (d. 1982)
Dooman, Eugene H. (out of ©)
Groot, Father Gerard (d. 1970) (out of ©)
Gundert, Wilhelm(out of ©)
Itani, Zen’ichi (out of ©)
Kuiper, J. Feenstra (d. 1970)
Nakamura, Naokatsu (out of ©)
Rabbitt, James A. (out of ©)
Robert, Marcel (out of ©)
Romieux, Jean (d. 2012)

Roussos, Jason E. S.*
Sadler, Arthur Lindsay (out of ©)
Shimizu, Isamu (out of ©)
van Gulik, Robert H. (out of ©)
Wasson, Robert Gordon