"The Abe Government and the 2014 Screening of Japanese Junior High School History Textbooks"(安倍政権による2014年度中学校教科書の検定)

教科書は、社会における支配的な勢力や対抗勢力、新たな勢力が、過去に対して異議を唱え、未来を形づくろうとする重要な場となっている。教科書論争とは民主主義の徴であり、もしくは、これを抑圧する力を示すものかもしれない。本稿で俵義文氏は、先日発表された政府による教科書検定の結果から、安倍政権の歴史認識を論じる。

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Events

Japanese-German dialogue on issues of security policy in Northeast Asia

The worsening security situation in northeast asia as a result of Northkorea's nucelar and ballistic missile tests was the topic of high-level Japanese-German political dialogue.

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2018 East Asian Forum on UN Peace Operations “New Directions and New Approaches in UN Peace Operations, The Primacy of Politics and Protection of Civilians”

On the 2018 East Asian Forum on UN Peace Operations we will review the changing goals of peacekeeping, discuss directions and approaches taken by the United Nations and the four countries of East Asia, Mongolia, Korea, China, and Japan.

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Phase out from nuclear and coal, energy transition and citizen's participation in Germany

Aiming to intensify the dialogue on environmental protection within civil society, chairman Hubert Weiger and other representatives of the biggest environmental organization in Germany (Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland/FoE Germany), will join in on a dialogue program with both Japanese environmental organizations and political representatives.

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Latest Publications

Study "Social Innovation Policy for Industry 4.0"

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Interview "House of Representatives Elections 2017"

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Commentary "House of Representatives Elections 2017"

In the 2017 House of Representatives election, the LDP could again win a clear victory. The opposition was more divided than ever, after the break-up of the Democratic Party, and could not pose a serious challenge to the Abe government.

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