Japan's rise to economic prominence following the booming decades of the 1970s and 1980s placed the nation at the forefront of the global economy, but has also yielded a number of consequences for the Japanese workforce.
Norma Field explored the anguish and anxiety of Japanese living with the consequences of the March 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima.
The third installment of the Global Japan Forums examined Japanese immigration policies, as well as attitudes toward, treatment of, and discourse about immigrants to Japan.
UCLA history professor investigates what he thinks is purposeful coordination between the government, major media outlets and energy companies to profit from nuclear energy despite the risks.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop spoke in depth about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and crucial issues of cooperation and conflict in the Asia-Pacific Region.
See also UCLA Newsroom story.
Prof. Michael Emmerich and colleagues from Japan's Waseda University helped create an app that quickly teaches students how to read classical Japanese texts. The teaching tool is one of many projects funded by the Tadashi Yanai Initiative.
Eric C. Rath, professor of history at the University of Kansas, recently spoke about the Kumano Mandala at the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.