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The consequences of Japan’s shrinking

The consequences of Japan’s shrinking

The consequences of Japan’s shrinking 15 May 2016 Author: Shiro Armstrong, ANU Japan’s population is ageing and shrinking.

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East Asia Forum  -  Amy King on China, Japan still far apart on Asia’s strategic future

East Asia Forum - Amy King on China, Japan still far apart on Asia’s strategic future

In August and September 2015 Japan and China commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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East Asia Forum - Tessa Morris Suzuki on Historical revisionism undermines Abe’s apology

East Asia Forum - Tessa Morris Suzuki on Historical revisionism undermines Abe’s apology

On 14 August, the day before the 70th anniversary of the end of the Pacific War, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued a long-awaited statement on Japanese memory of the war and his vision for the future. 

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Japan studies seminar series 2015

Japan studies seminar series 2015

The ANU Japan Studies Seminar Series is a monthly forum for Japan specialists to present their research and opinions on important issues in Japan. Speakers are invited from across various sectors such as academia, business, government, and non-governmental organisations operating both in and outside of Australia. 

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East Asia Forum - Peter Drysdale on The geo-economic potential of the China–Japan relationship

East Asia Forum - Peter Drysdale on The geo-economic potential of the China–Japan relationship

China and Japan already together account for more than a fifth of global output, bigger than the share held by the United States or that of Europe. Contrary to widely held perceptions, the China–Japan economic partnership is one of the biggest in the world.

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East Asia Forum - Peter Drysdale on Abe bites the security bullet

East Asia Forum - Peter Drysdale on Abe bites the security bullet

As the Japanese Diet moved to secure passage of the Abe government’s new security bills early Saturday morning, disquiet about what this might mean for Japan’s place in the world appears to continue unabated among the Japanese people.

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East Asia Forum - Amy King on Abe’s WWII balancing act

East Asia Forum - Amy King on Abe’s WWII balancing act

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has marked the 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender with a statement that simultaneously tried to meet the expectations of conservatives in Japan and the expectations of Japan’s Asian neighbours. 

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 Professor Veronica Taylor honoured for services to Japanese studies

Professor Veronica Taylor honoured for services to Japanese studies

Professor Veronica Taylor, Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, has been honoured with a Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation for 2015 for her work to develop Japanese studies in Australia.

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About the ANU Japan Institute

The ANU Japan Institute is Australia’s largest network of distinguished and emerging scholars with professional expertise on Japan. We research and teach in disciplines spanning art, economics, environment, health, history, international relations, language, law, linguistics, politics, regulation and Japanese Studies. 

Our mission, as part of Australia’s national university, is to be a national resource: to contribute to public policy by strengthening knowledge of Japan among schools, universities, public institutions, government and the private sector, and to promote the centrality of Australia-Japan relations in Australia’s Asian Century.

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