Menu
Donate Button
Japanese Swords as Symbols of Historical Amnesia: Touken Ranbu and the Sword Boom in Popular Media
How the Cleanup of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Got So Expensive
Dalliance with Ho Chi Minh: Komatsu Kiyoshi in Paris and Hanoi
The Evolution of the East Asian Eco-Developmental State
Early Meiji Diplomacy Viewed through the Lens of the International Treaties Culminating in the Annexation of the Ryukyus
“The Backside of Japan,” Development, and Imperialism in Northeast Asia
Shrine Forests, Bonsai and Public Parks in Tokyo: Old Trees as Symbols of Continuity
Edible Wild Plants in Japanese Culture and Cuisine: A Look at the Japanese Horse Chestnut
The February 1, 2021 Coup d’Etat in Burma: Some Reasons Why
Tokyo 2020-21: The Troubled Games of the XXXll Olympiad
FEATURE
Special Issue: The ‘Comfort Women’ as Public History (Table of Contents)
FEATURE
The ‘Comfort Women’ Issue, Freedom of Speech, and Academic Integrity: A Study Aid
FEATURE
“Contracting for Sex in the Pacific War”: The Case for Retraction on Grounds of Academic Misconduct
FEATURE
Supplement to Special Issue: Academic Integrity at Stake: The Ramseyer Article - Four Letters (Table of Contents)
FEATURE
Transmitting Knowledge and Gaining Recognition: Chinese “Comfort Women” Reparation Trials in the 1990s and 2000s
FEATURE
Slaves to rival nationalisms: UNESCO and the politics of ‘comfort women’ commemoration
FEATURE
Asia’s global memory wars and solidarity across borders: diaspora activism on the “comfort women” issue in the United States
FEATURE
Reconstructing the History of the “Comfort Women” System: The Fruits of 28 years of Investigation into the “Comfort Women” Issue in China
FEATURE
Statement
FEATURE
The Abuse of History: A Brief Response to J. Mark Ramseyer’s 'Contracting for Sex'
FEATURE
Voices of the ”Comfort Women”: The Power Politics Surrounding the UNESCO Documentary Heritage
FEATURE
Sexual Violence in Wartime and Peacetime: Violence Against Women in the 20st Century
FEATURE
When National Narratives Clash in Multinational University Classrooms: A Pedagogical Perspective
FEATURE
Debating Shusenjo - the Main Battlefield of the Comfort Women Issue: Director Miki Dezaki in conversation with Mark R. Frost and Edward Vickers
FEATURE
Introduction: The “Comfort Women” as Public History - Scholarship, Advocacy and the Commemorative Impulse
Reopening the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal, Fifty-Four Years Later: As Recorded in the Documentary Video, Breaking the History of Silence
Will the Nuclear Powers Ever Be Willing to Forgo Their Nuclear Weapons?
Derailing the U.S. Rush Toward War With China. Launching the Committee for a SANE U.S.-China Policy.
Abe’s Womenomics Policy, 2013-2020: Tokenism, Gradualism, or Failed Strategy?
Tsujimura Kazuko and the Body Object
Decarbonization and Critical Raw Materials: Some Issues for Japan
Belt and Road Initiative: Opportunities and Challenges for Mongolia
Securing the Seas, Securing the State: The Inside/Outside of ‘Indo-Pacific’ Geopolitics
YouTube and Japan’s New Political Underground: The Rise and Decline of The Party to Protect the People From NHK
Debating Maoism in Contemporary China: Reflections on Benjamin I. Schwartz, Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao
Japan Search: Introducing a New Research Tool for Scholars of Japan and Its Region
The Coronavirus Pandemic: India in Global Perspective
The Emergence of Labor Unions from Within Hong Kong’s Protest Movement
Comparative Reflections on the Carlos Ghosn Case and Japanese Criminal Justice 
Update: China Shoots the Moon: Mission Accomplished
Indigenous Diplomacy: Sakhalin Ainu (Enchiw) in the Shaping of Modern East Asia (Part 2: Voices and Silences)
The Metaphysical Can Opener
Homeward Bound: The Postwar Repatriation of Japanese Civilians in Shanghai, 1945-1948
China Shoots the Moon
No Place for Robots: Reassessing the Bukimi no Tani (“Uncanny Valley”)
Japan, Australia, and the Rejigging of Asia-Pacific Alliances
Indigenous Diplomacy: Sakhalin Ainu (Enchiw) in the Shaping of Modern East Asia (Part 1: Traders and Travellers)
Study-abroad in Japan under COVID-19: Emerging Parallels with a Course on Environmental Pollution
Mind the Gender Gap: Kawakami Mieko, Murata Sayaka, Feminism and Literature in Japan
Daisy’s Story: Filipina Migrants and Other Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa