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19
Dec
2014

Professor Peter Drysdale wins prestigious Asian award

Crawford School’s Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale has won the 2014 Asia Cosmopolitan Prize for his contribution to Asian economic cooperation and development in East Asia.

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09
Dec
2014

East Asia Forum - Peter Drysdale on Abe takes his electoral ‘chance’

As the official election campaign rolled out last week, the media are still trying to get a handle on what the upcoming Japanese election is all about.

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09
Dec
2014

East Asia Forum - Ben Ascione on Snap election belies Japan’s weak politics

The incumbent Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) seems to be cruising towards a victory in the snap election to be held on 14 December.

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09
Dec
2014

Hamish McDonald on Japan's election: the view from Down Under

As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap elections in the wake of much needed economic reform, Hamish McDonald asks whether it's a gamble that will pay off -- for Japan and the region.

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21
Nov
2014

Navigating Nagasaki

Once the sole gateway into Japan, Nagasaki offers visitors a surprise at every turn, writes undergrad Emily Hallams.

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13
Nov
2014

Japanese Imperial Honour for Professor Jenny Corbett

Please join in congratulating Professor Jenny Corbett, the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Research Training) and colleague from Crawford School, who was recently named in the Japanese Imperial Honours list.  

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04
Nov
2014

Professor Peter Drysdale wins Japan Foundation Award for 2014

Crawford School’s Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale has won the Japan Foundation Award for 2014 for his pioneering work in the study of economic policy in Japan and East Asia, the formation of APEC and economic exchange between Australia and Japan.

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04
Nov
2014

Bringing them home - Tessa Morris-Suzuki

The potential return of Japanese abductees taken by North Korea in the 1970s and 80s could lead to the return of many more people. The negotiations, sitting on a knife’s edge, are too important to mess up with rumour and politics, writes Tessa Morris-Suzuki.  

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04
Nov
2014

Rocky relations

A new report by La Trobe University and ANU experts warns that Australia could be drawn into a conflict in the East China Sea due to US alliance and deepening security ties with Japan.

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28
Oct
2014

New book - "Soft Power of Japan's Total War State" by Tomoko Akami

Using extensive archival documents and recently reprinted documents,Soft Power of Japan's Total War State, 1934-45locates Japan's information policy as a part of its foreign policy in a global context, and concludes Japan's News Propaganda and Reuters' News Empire in Northeast Asia.

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