News

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" →

April 2012

April 17th 2012
2003 Abe Fellow Bruce Cumings discusses the failed North Korean satellite launch on WBEZ public radio in Chicago →

March 2012

March 13th 2012
2006 Abe Fellow Daniel P. Aldrich writes for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on the transformation of Japanese civil society in the wake of the Fukushima disaster →

January 2012

January 20th 2012
2006 Abe Fellow Daniel P. Aldrich continues his analysis of post-crisis Japanese nuclear policy →
January 5th 2012
2005 Abe Fellow Joshua Muldavin writes op-ed for the New York Times on the roots of social unrest in China →

December 2011

December 8th 2011
2007 Abe Fellow Jacques E.C. Hymans examines nuclear policy in Japan for the Belfer Center →

October 2011

October 12th 2011
2007 Abe Fellow Jacques E.C. Hymans writes "Veto Players, Nuclear Energy, and Nonproliferation" for International Security [PDF] →

September 2011

September 26th 2011
Read "Rubble, Radiation and Robots" by 2010 Abe Fellow Jennifer Robertson for The American Interest (subscription required) →
September 20th 2011
Attend the NYC screening of a short film about one of the last remaining singers of the Tibetan epic poem, "Gesar of Ling," by 2009 Abe Journalist Fellow Rob Schmitz