Fumihiko Ishiyama on Japanese Government under the Challenge of Multiculturalism: The case of Ainu people
How has Japan historically responded to the situation of the Ainu people and what can and should be done in regards to the recognition of Ainu’s indigeneity.
Tessa Morris-Suzuki on Nuclear Disaster, Uncertainty and Citizen Science: from Chernobyl to Fukushima
The 3.11 nuclear disaster raised profound questions of the relationship between science and everyday life in contemporary society.
Engineering seminar - Naoki Yamamoto on structure identification and state initialization of spin network with limited access
A long-term collaborator with ANU, in this seminar Associate Professor Naoki Yamamoto (Keio University) will present two methods to achieve reliable and consistent quantum information processing carried out on a quantum network,
Max Corden on Japan's macroeconomic challenge: how to reconcile expansionary policies with fiscal sustainability
Japan’s macroeconomic history in the last thirty years is quite complicated. Its government has been running substantial fiscal deficits for about twenty years. It seems that these have been run for Keynesian reasons, to stimulate demand. Opinions differ as to whether the ‘fiscal stimulus’ policies are necessary.
The contemporary China-Japan relationship is scarred by the legacy of Japanese war and imperialism in China. Yet in the midst of this tension and hostility, the two countries enjoy major trade and investment ties.
The Japan Institute will host 2014 New Year's drinks prior to the opening public lecture of 2014 which will be presented by Professor Brian Kennett (Research School of Earth Sciences). Register here for the event.
Waseda University's Kuniaki Nemoto on Bill initiation, party control and civil society in South Korea
What does the act of submitting a bill in the South Korean National Assembly tell us about the incumbant's personality?
Kim Jang-Hyun was born in Kongju, in South Ch’ungch’ŏng province.
Raku ceramics and Murakami Haruki inspired works: Graduates in the graduate season exhibition display Japan influences in their works.
In this lecture Dr Miller uses the colonial past of India and China to explain some of their puzzling foreign policy choices including the Sino-Indian border conflict, India’s 1998 nuclear tests and China’s opposition to Japan in the UN Security Council.