News

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) →
July 2nd 2014
Now open for applications: the Abe Fellowship, supporting US- and Japan-based researchers focusing on policy-relevant, contemporary, and comparative or transnational issues (deadline September 1) →

April 2014

April 22nd 2014
The Abe Fellowship, supporting US- and Japan-based researchers focusing on policy-relevant, contemporary, and comparative or transnational issues, has selected 12 new fellows →
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 →

January 2014

January 28th 2014
The Abe Fellowship Program is cohosting a symposium on "Possible Futures for Japan," to be held at the University of Southern California on Friday, January 31 (open to the public) →

December 2013

December 10th 2013
Abe fellow Jacques Hymans (2007) has received the 2013 Louis Brownlow Book Award from the National Academy of Public Administration for Achieving Nuclear Ambitions: Scientists, Politicians, and Proliferation (Cambridge University Press) →

October 2013

October 24th 2013
Watch Abe fellow Nancy Snow (2012) discuss the Abe Fellowship and public diplomacy in Japan in an interview with the Public Diplomat
October 24th 2013
Abe fellow Nancy Snow (2012) argues public diplomacy should be the concern of every Japanese citizen in an opinion piece for the Japan Times
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 27th 2013
Abe fellow Paul Blustein (2010) argues that "much of what you've heard about the nuclear accident is wrong" in a new article about Fukushima at Slate
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

August 2013

August 9th 2013
Approaching deadline: submit applications for the Abe Fellowship by September 1 →

June 2013

June 24th 2013
The Abe Fellowship for Journalists, supporting international reporting on topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan, is now accepting applications. Deadline: September 15 →
June 21st 2013
Abe Fellow Daniel Aldrich (2006) has published a new article, "Taking the High Ground: FEMA Trailer Siting after Hurricane Katrina," in Public Administration Review
June 13th 2013
The Abe Fellowship, supporting US- and Japan-based research communities, is now accepting applications. Deadline: September 1 →

May 2013

May 6th 2013
Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance: new book by Abe Fellow Hirokazu Miyazaki (1998) examines the decline of high finance through the lens of Japan in the 1990s and early 2000s (University of California Press) →

April 2013

April 25th 2013
Abe Fellow Jacques Hymans (2007) considers North Korea's path to nuclear weapons in part 2 of the Federation of American Scientists' Strategic Security Blog Q&A "Better Understanding North Korea" →
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