Local knowledge as the basis of Disaster Management in Asia

Local knowledge as the basis of Disaster Management in Asia

The international policy community working on disaster management and humanitarian assistance (DMHA) emphasizes the importance of “localization” and “local knowledge”. Panelists will discuss whether this saves more lives, by drawing on locally-led disaster management in Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia. 

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Roundtable: Parasites in pop culture - Science and Culture at Play

Roundtable: Parasites in pop culture - Science and Culture at Play

Oni demons, parasites, flesh-eating giants, vampires, zombies – global pop culture is rife with monsters. Scientists and cultural studies scholars come together to discuss these representations and their impact.

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Japan Update 2021: Watch it now

Japan Update 2021: Watch it now

Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and the region, the Update will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on Japanese society and prospects for recovery, governance challenges and science, defence and technology issues.

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Belt and Road Initiative and its Implications for Japan

Belt and Road Initiative and its Implications for Japan

How Japan engages with the BRI is a significant question considering the ongoing re-formulation of the world order, Asia’s development, and future Sino-Japanese relations.

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Translocal Island: The Okinawa Struggle beyond Minority Politics

Translocal Island: The Okinawa Struggle beyond Minority Politics

Next year will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Okinawa’s controversial administration hand-over to Japan in May 1972. The perspective presented in this seminar enables us to re-contextualise Okinawa’s activism as one of the anti-colonial struggles against military colonization in Asia and the Pacific.

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ANU Japan Institute Seminar Series

ANU Japan Institute Seminar Series

The ANU Japan Institute Seminar Series showcases cutting-edge research by leading and emerging scholars based primarily in Australia and Japan. It aims to promote networking among Japan Studies scholars in the two countries and will feature innovative research on the bilateral relationship. 

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Japan Update 2020: Watch it now

Japan Update 2020: Watch it now

Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Japan Update 2020 explored the latest research and debates on how Japan will navigate the policy challenges of the post-COVID-19 world.

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Book launch: Japan in Australia

Book launch: Japan in Australia

A new book edited by ANU Japan Institute Deputy Director Carol Hayes brings together chapters from 13 academics exploring the Japan-Australia relationship. 

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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.

Updated:  27 November 2018/Responsible Officer:  JI Management Group/Page Contact:  Japan Institute