News

September 2014

September 22nd 2014
Abe Journalist fellow Philip Cunningham (2013) draws on his fellowship research interviewing filmmakers in Beijing for a New York Times op-ed about the Chinese government's promotion of anti-Japanese entertainment: "China's TV War Machine" →
September 16th 2014
At the Atlantic: Sara Mosle uses Abe Journalist fellow Elizabeth Green’s (2010) new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone), as a starting point to discuss challenges to teaching in American schools →
September 8th 2014
Reminder: applications for the Abe Fellowship for Journalists, supporting international reporting on topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan, are due September 15 →
September 3rd 2014
In the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Sebastian Stockman examines 2010 Abe Journalist fellow Elizabeth Green’s new book Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)

August 2014

August 20th 2014
Abe Journalist fellow Elizabeth Green (2010) has published Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) (Norton), based on her fellowship research in Japan →
August 5th 2014
Abe Journalist fellow Elizabeth Green (2010) draws on her fellowship research on Japanese teaching methods in a cover story for the New York Times Magazine: "Why Do Americans Stink at Math?" →

July 2014

July 14th 2014
Now open for applications: the Abe Fellowship for Journalists, supporting international reporting on topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan (deadline September 15) →

April 2014

April 18th 2014
The Abe Fellowship for Journalists, supporting international reporting on topics of pressing concern to the US and Japan, has selected 4 new fellows> →

March 2014

March 17th 2014
Abe Journalist fellow Eliza Strickland (2012) spoke with Ira Flatow on Science Friday about the ongoing Fukushima clean-up effort and the outlook for nuclear energy three years after the meltdown →
March 11th 2014
Abe Journalist fellow Eliza Strickland (2012) discusses the tribulations and innovations behind the dismantling of Fukushima's reactors in an IEEE Spectrum article based on her fellowship research →

October 2013

October 23rd 2013
Abe Journalist fellow Donald Kirk (2011) has published Okinawa and Jeju: Bases of Discontent (Palgrave Macmillan), based on his fellowship research →

September 2013

September 16th 2013
Abe fellow Jeffrey Broadbent (2005) recently published "Asian Societies and Climate Change: The Variable Diffusion of Global Norms" in Globality Studies Journal
September 6th 2013
Approaching deadline: submit applications for the Abe Fellowship for Journalists by September 15 →

August 2013

August 27th 2013
Abe Journalist fellow Eliza Strickland (2012) reports on volunteer scientists monitoring radiation levels in the Fukushima fallout zone for NPR's Here & Now

April 2013

April 4th 2013
Abe Fellows Richard Samuels (1998) and Narushige Michishita (2006) comment on Japan's increased military assertiveness in an article for the New York Times
April 2nd 2013
Slurp! A Social and Culinary History of Ramen: New book by Abe Fellow Barak Kushner (2007) on Japan's favorite noodle soup as a symbol of its long history with China →

March 2013

March 15th 2013
On PBS NewsHour — watch Emily Taguchi's Abe Fellowship for Journalists (2011) project on post-Fukushima recovery in Minamisoma, Japan: "Japanese Town Hit Hard by Natural and Nuclear Disaster Imagines Renewable Future" →

August 2012

August 27th 2012
2011 Abe Journalist Fellow Emily Taguchi reports on changes in the Japanese energy industry for Public Radio International's The World

June 2012

June 14th 2012
2010 Abe Fellow Jennifer Robertson authors "From Uniqlo to NGOs: The Problematic ‘Culture of Giving’ in Inter-Disaster Japan" for The Asia Pacific Journal

May 2012

May 31st 2012
2006 Abe Fellow Daniel P. Aldrich writes OpEd for CNN on "Hard Lessons for U.S. Nuclear Safety from Fukushima Meltdown" →