School of Art staff member and graduate Jay Kochel is off to Kyoto Arts Centre to pursue research on magical and fetish artefacts.
Japan’s ‘defenceless on all sides’ security strategy has served it well through the post-war period, underwritten as it has been by America’s security guarantee and continuing presence on Japanese soil.
For the past year, Northeast Asia has been in the grip of a worsening spiral of tensions, provoked by territorial disputes and nationalist statements by political leaders.
Ordinary residents are doing extraordinary things in the wake of Japan’s 2011 triple disaster.
Photos and slides from the Japan Institute public lecture - Great earthquakes that have shaped Japan
The slides from Professor Brian Kennett's public lecture on great earthquakes which have shaped Japan are now available to view online.
The online Proceedings from the 18th Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) have now been published and are available on the Japan Institute website.
The JANZ Database has been developed by the ANU Japan Institute and Japan Foundation, Sydney as an open-access, interactive directory of institutions and specialists working in Australia and New Zealand.
In December 2013 the Abe government nominated five members to NHK’s twelve-member board. All the new board members were known to be very close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in their political views, and their appointment raised questions of possible political bias.
Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) grants are intended to provide seed funding for innovative proposals relevant to the objectives and key themes of the AJF.