News

October 2014

October 22nd 2014
Abe fellow Nancy Snow (2012) builds on the perspective of her fellowship experience to offer nine methods for improving Japan’s public diplomacy storytelling in an article for The Diplomat
October 21st 2014
Abe fellow Mary C. Brinton (1994) was awarded a Northeast Asia Council John Whitney Hall Book Prize by the Association for Asian Studies for her book Lost in Transition: Youth, Work, and Instability in Postindustrial Japan
October 8th 2014
Abe fellow Takashi Yoshida (2005) has been named director of the Soga Japan Center in the Haenicke Institute for Global Education at Western Michigan University →

September 2014

September 5th 2014
Abe fellow Craig Parsons (2012) has published a working paper at Yokohama National University based on his fellowship research: “Marston (1990) Redux in Japanese Autos at the Retail Level: How Much Pricing-to-Market Is Really Going On?” →

August 2014

August 22nd 2014
Reminder: applications for the Abe Fellowship, supporting US- and Japan-based researchers focusing on policy-relevant, contemporary, and comparative or transnational issues, are due September 1 →
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 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 →

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

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

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