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Announcing the Success of APJ’s Annual Fund-raising Campaign

Our goal: to raise $12,000 to publish the Journal and to carry out improvements in the design and functioning of our website. At a time when the international order is imploding with new conflicts erupting across the Asia-Pacific our work takes on new importance. We rely on readers, authors and supporters. Your support has allowed us to surpass $13,000 and we thank you for allowing us to continue to make the Journal freely available to all. The Asia-Pacific Journal is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. US Contributions are tax deductible. We are grateful to our supporters at all levels. If you missed the chance to contribute and wish to there's still time. By Paypal or credit card at our home page under Support Us.

 

X Disasters
From Fukushima: To Despair Properly, To Find the Next Step
“We need to recognize this hopeless sight…. To recognize that this horrible crime is what our country is doing to us”: Interview with Mutō Ruiko
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Masks of Whatchamacallit: A Nagasaki Tale
The Bravo Test and the Death and Life of the Global Ecosystem in the Early Anthropocene
Surviving the Last Train From Hiroshima: The Poignant Case of a Double Hibakusha
Fukushima and the Crisis of Democracy: Interview with Murakami Tatsuya
Horses, Horses, In the Innocence of Light
The Making of “A Body in Fukushima”: A Journey through an Ongoing Disaster
My Story: A Daughter Recalls the Battle of Okinawa
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Introduction: Art and Activism in Post-Disaster Japan
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Performance, Mourning and the Long View of Nuclear Space
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Remembering Hiroshima and the Lucky Dragon in Chim↑Pom’s Level 7 feat. “Myth of Tomorrow”
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The Internet and Personal Narratives in the Post-Disaster Anti-Nuclear Movement
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Fukushima, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Maralinga
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Natural Disaster, Trauma and Activism in the Art of Takamine Tadasu
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The Post-3/11 Quest for True Kizuna – Shi no Tsubute by Wagō Ryōichi and Kamisama 2011 by Kawakami Hiromi
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The Recognition of Nuclear Trauma in Sagashite imasu (I am Searching)
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Images of Suffering, Resilience and Compassion in Post 3/11 Japan
Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 1923
Komatsu, Smart Construction, Creative Destruction, and Japan’s Robot Revolution 、
Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience as Structural Reform in Abenomics
Japan’s Resilient, Decarbonizing and Democratic Smart Communities
Going Native, Going Global: The Violin in Modern Japan
Beyond reality – or – An illusory ideal: pro-nuclear Japan’s management of migratory flows in a nuclear catastrophe ――
Literature and The Trauma of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
So Happy to see Cherry Blossoms: Haiku from the Year of the Great Earthquake and Tsunami
A New Japanese Miracle? Its Hamstrung Feed-in Tariff Actually Works
Hiroshima's Disaster, Climate Crisis, and the Future of the Resilient City
New Lives: Some Case Studies of Minamata
After the Deluge: Tsunami and the Great Wall of Japan
Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty
What March 11 Means to Me: Nuclear Power and the Sacrificial System
Yellow Blood: Hepatitis C and the Modernist Settlement in Japan
Indonesia’s Elections of 2014: Democratic Consolidation or Reversal?
The San Francisco System: Past, Present, Future in U.S.-Japan-China Relations
Beyond the Bubble, Beyond Fukushima: Reconsidering the History of Postwar Japan
Japan’s 3.11 Triple Disaster: Introduction to a Special Issue
Call it A ’Wash’? Historical Perspectives on Conundrums of Technological Modernization, Flood Amelioration and Disasters in Modern Japan
Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty
Mind the Gap: 3.11 and the Information Vulnerable
Safecast or the Production of Collective Intelligence on Radiation Risks after 3.11
Are You Coming to the Matsuri?: Tsunami Recovery and Folk Performance Culture on Iwate's Rikuch Coast
Al-Jazeera America on the Fukushima Triple Disaster, Three Years On
Systems of Irresponsibility and Japan’s Internal Colony
The Asia-Pacific in the Eye of Super-storms
A Nago Citizen’s Opinion on the Henoko Marine Base Construction Project
Environmental Restoration of Former US Military Bases in Okinawa
Okinawa - The Pentagon’s Toxic Junk Heap of the Pacific
Hard Times in Fukushima
Nobody Dies in a Ghost Town: Path Dependence in Japan's 3.11 Disaster and Reconstruction