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REMINDER: The deadline for the 2019 Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize competition is soon approaching. Translations should be submitted by the deadline of August 1, 2019. The 2018 prizes were awarded to Dawn Lawson for Nakajima Shōen’s A Famous Flower in Mountain Seclusion (Sankan no meika, 1889) and to Max Zimmerman for the short story, “An Artificial Heart” (Jinkō Shinzō, 1936) by Kosakai Fuboku. For further information please see the Cornell Asian Studies Department website.

January 04, 2006

Rivalries Threaten New Cold War in East Asia
China's Pollution and the Threat to Domestic and Regional Stability
Formosa's First Nations and the Japanese: from colonial rule to postcolonial resistance
A Chronicle of Korea-Japan 'Friendship'
20 Years On and Whales are Under Threat Again: Japan, Norway, Iceland
Human Rights in North Korea and the U.S. Strategy of Linkage
Japan's New Blue Water Navy: A Four-year Indian Ocean mission recasts the Constitution and the US-Japan alliance
Twilight in the Desert: an interview on peak oil with Matthew Simmons
Flags of Our Fathers: commemorating Iwo Jima
Reviving the China Threat
North Korea and the US "Strategic Decision"
The Constitution is Japan's Pledge of Peace to the World
Japan's Burakumin: An Introduction
Crimes against Humanity: Japanese Diplomacy, East Timor and the "Truth Commission"
Japan's New Energy Strategy
East Timor's Search for Justice and Reconciliation
Koizumi's Obstinacy Could Isolate Japan: Yasukuni and Asia
Okinawa Base Plan for US Forces Boosted by Election
Ukraine gas dispute -- Has Putin gone nuts? The reassertion of Soviet power
Unrequited Responsibility: Japan, Iran and Israel
Iran, War, and Sanctions
Japan's Iran Dilemma and Oil
The U.S.-India Nuclear Deal, Iran, and India's Future
Japan-Indonesia Relations: New Opportunities, New tensions
What Next for Japan s Democratic Party?
The New Imperialism and the Post-Colonial Developmental State: Manchukuo in comparative perspective