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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.

Articles by Uemura Hideaki

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UEMURA Hideaki is Professor specialising in International Law and Peace Studies at Keisen University. He has published widely on minority and indigenous rights, was a founder of the NGO Citizens Diplomacy Centre (Shimin Gaikō Sentā), and has been actively involved in the promotion of indigenous rights in Japan and internationally. His publications include Senjū Minzoku no “Kindaishi” – Shokuminchishugi o Koeru tame ni (A Modern History of Indigenous People: To Overcome Colonialism, 2001) and Ainu Minzoku Hiteiron o Kōsuru (Combatting Denialism towards the Ainu People, coedited, 2015)