Category: Politics, Economics & Law
Constitutional Revision in Japan: The Risks for Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Speech
“It is up to the Japanese people to protect the freedoms they have come to value and which they have used in ways that benefit the entire world with Japanese creativity and insight.”
Government Officials’ Visits to the Yasukuni Shrine: Constitutional and Ethical Struggles
“Visits to the shrine by government officials create an ethical and cultural struggle for many Japanese, who are surprised to learn of international reaction to the visits, and yet feel deeply committed to avoiding conflict.”
Yasukuni Shrine, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights
Dr Joseph Haldane speaks with Professor Frank S. Ravitch about some of the bigger issues surrounding Japanese government officials visiting the Yasukuni Shrine.
Revisions to the Japanese Constitution
Professor Frank S. Ravitch discusses revisions to the Japanese constitution with Professor Dexter Da Silva at The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy 2015 (ACERP2015).
Conceptualising Soft Power in the US Decision to Implement the CRPD
Dr Amy Szarkowski and Dr Yukinori Komine highlight the concepts behind Soft Power and how it applies to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
A Corpus Stylistics News Story Analysis of a Japan-China Faceoff
Professor Barry Natusch and Professor Beryl Hawkins give an in-depth analysis of the Japan-China, Senkaku / Diaoyou territorial dispute at The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2014.