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AKB48 and sexual politics - The Japan Times

AKB48 and sexual politics - The Japan Times | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
AKB48 and sexual politics
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Japanese pop star Ms. Minami Minegishi, a member of the girls' entertainment group, AKB48, made headlines around the world after cropping her hair and delivering a tearful, apologetic video.
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EDO POP Exhibit to Open at Japan Society Gallery, 3/9 - Broadway World

EDO POP Exhibit to Open at Japan Society Gallery, 3/9 - Broadway World | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
EDO POP Exhibit to Open at Japan Society Gallery, 3/9 Broadway World Japan Society Gallery explores the continuing generative power of Japanese popular culture in Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints (March 9-June 9, 2013), an exhibition...
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Meet the man who invited Pauline Hanson out for an HSP

Meet the man who invited Pauline Hanson out for an HSP | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Sydney psychologist Mohammed Attai gained national attention on Monday when he appeared in the audience of ABC TV's Q&A, asking Senator Pauline Hanson out to dinner with his family for a halal snack pack. So what did he make of her response?
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Crocheting coral reefs to learn geometry and smash the patriarchy

Crocheting coral reefs to learn geometry and smash the patriarchy | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
When Margaret Wertheim and her sister began crocheting in front of the TV, little did they suspect their hobby would become a global environmental initiative empowering women.
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You Can't Say That in Japanese! - Asia Society

You Can't Say That in Japanese! - Asia Society | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
You Can't Say That in Japanese! Asia Society Imagine a bunch of White House interns and volunteers with little or no understanding of the local language or culture descending on an unsuspecting nation, and with the absolutely unqualified belief...
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The Listening Subject of Japanese Modernity and His Auditory Double — Cultural Anthropology

The Listening Subject of Japanese Modernity and His Auditory Double — Cultural Anthropology | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
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The village of the scarecrows – in pictures

The village of the scarecrows – in pictures | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
The tiny village of Nagoro in southern Japan is full of Tsukimi Ayano’s hand-sewn scarecrows
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How Japanese Things Are Made in 309 Videos: Bamboo Tea Whisks, Hina Dolls, Steel Balls & More

How Japanese Things Are Made in 309 Videos: Bamboo Tea Whisks, Hina Dolls, Steel Balls & More | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
The Japanese term kaizen, which just means something like 'good change,' has come to signify in global management culture a process of continuous small-scale improvement — an element of the 'Japanese business philosophy' so enviously scrutinized during that country's postwar economic boom.
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Don’t prepone it – do the needful. 10 Indianisms we should all be using | Kavitha Rao

Don’t prepone it – do the needful. 10 Indianisms we should all be using | Kavitha Rao | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Indianisms are a perfectly valid form of English – as are Americanisms – excluded only by rank snobbery. They should form part of our language’s global vocabulary
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Muslim community reacts with 'shock, horror, aversion' to Sydney siege

Muslim community reacts with 'shock, horror, aversion' to Sydney siege | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Sydney's Muslim community say they are deeply concerned about individuals using spiritual realities for their misguided political agendas.
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Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com

Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Both sides in the controversy talk about the mosque's symbolism in the fight against radical Islamism. But Osama bin Laden and his ilk aren't what they used to be
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Q&A: how the Sydney siege was reported by the public and news professionals

Q&A: how the Sydney siege was reported by the public and news professionals | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place played out in front of a global audience through real-time reporting by mainstream news outlets abetted by social media. Australian media academic Julie Posetti…
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Millions of dogs, cats coddled, 200000 gassed each year in pet-mad Japan - The Japan Times

Millions of dogs, cats coddled, 200000 gassed each year in pet-mad Japan - The Japan Times | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Millions of dogs, cats coddled, 200000 gassed each year in pet-mad Japan
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Oliver was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) by the queen last year for her services to animal welfare and civil society in Japan.
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What Day is Today? - The Day of Cats | IroMegane

What Day is Today? - The Day of Cats | IroMegane | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
22nd of February is a Cat Day in Japan because of the sound of 222 is similar to the sound of cats, nyan nyan nyan. I´ve found cats lovers´ a little ... Japan Society in NY offer a lecture about Japanese underworld culture.
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'I'm optimistic about young Muslims': Ziauddin Sardar

'I'm optimistic about young Muslims': Ziauddin Sardar | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Ziauddin Sardar is hopeful for the future thanks to a new brand of young, critical thinking, and often female, Muslims.
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Science by stealth: secret missions of a visual science communicator

Science by stealth: secret missions of a visual science communicator | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
There once was a DNA molecule, magnified 250 million times. Its mutated form hovered above Federation Square, Melbourne, perceived only subliminally by many of the transient pedestrians below.
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Does anime promote an orientalist view of Japan: or, a case of 'lost ...

Does anime promote an orientalist view of Japan: or, a case of 'lost ... | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
Akira's society is Japanese, but can also be viewed from a broad global perspective, with many of its dystopian themes applicable to western culture and society. Furthermore, Neo-Tokyo lacks distinctive landmarks, and it is ...
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Australia and Indonesia by the numbers: how do they compare?

Australia and Indonesia by the numbers: how do they compare? | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
A comparison of the two countries on various metrics, including size, population and the economy
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Japanese population falls to 15-year low

Japanese population falls to 15-year low | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
The total has shrunk for the fourth year running, falling back to a level it was last at in 2000, with more than one in four people now aged 65 or older
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Robert Slone's curator insight, June 9, 2015 7:07 AM

Will this cause a tax increase in order to support the population over 65 ?

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12 Things You Didn't Know About Japanese Culture

From intricate social customs to the importance of traditions in everyday life, here are 12 unique things about Japanese culture.
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Max Pinckers: A New Approach To Documentary Photography

From Thailand to India, explore the world through the lens of Belgian documentary photographer, Max Pinckers.
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The need for 'faith literacy' in an increasingly religious world

The need for 'faith literacy' in an increasingly religious world | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
In a world that’s becoming increasingly religious and de-secularised, diplomats, politicians and everyday people need to raise their ‘religious literacy’ if they are to understand the mindset of others, argues Dutch philosopher and World Vision consultant Evert-Jan Ouweneel.
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New York Mosque Controversy Fires Up National Campaign

New York Mosque Controversy Fires Up National Campaign | Intercultural communication | Scoop.it
It's a case of right vs. right, says the Anti-Defamation League on the construction of a 15-story, $100 million mosque and community center scheduled near New York City's Ground Zero.
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