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Asia


Japan

Asia Pacific Peace Research Association

APPRA

Department of Humanities
Mie University

KAMIHAMA,TSU 514

JAPAN

Head of institution: Dr. Katsuya Kodama

Telephone:      +81 (592) 319156
Fax:                +81 (592) 319199

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)  X
Causes and origins of war  X
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)  X
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)  X
Arms and development, arms export  X
Conversion of armaments and sites  X
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)  X
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South  X
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)  X
Psychological peace research  X
Feminist aspects of peace research  X
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights  X
Historical peace research  X
Peace education and theory of peace education  X
Ethics of peace, non-violence  X
Non-violent conflict management   
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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library   X

Grass Roots House

9-11 Masugata
KOCHI CITY 180
JAPAN

Head of institution: Shigeo Nishimori

Telephone:      +81 (888) 15-1215
Fax:                +81 (888) 21-0586
e-mail: grh@ma1.seikyou.ne.jp

Scientific expertise:
Peace education / Ecological problems / Peace movement / Human rights

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research   
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)  X
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)   
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)   
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)   
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights   
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education  X
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Bulletins/newsletters:
"Grass Roots Newsletter" (twice a year)
 

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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library X  

Hiroshima Peace Institute

HPI

Hiroshima City University
Hiroshima Mitsui Bldg. 12F
2-7-10 Ote-machi, Nak-ku
HIROSHIMA, 730-0051
JAPAN

Head of institution: Yasushi Akashi

Telephone:      +81 (82) 544-7570
Fax:                +81 (82) 544-7573
e-mail:  office-peace@peace.hiroshima~cu.acjp/

Scientific expertise:
The processes of abolishing nuclear weapons / The easing of tensions, the formulation of confidence-building measures and disarmament in Northeast Asia / United Nations peacekeeping operations and humanitarian assistance

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)  X
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)  X
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)   
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)   
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights   
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education   
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Bulletins/newsletters:
"Hiroshima research"
 

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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library X  

International Peace Research Institute Meigaku

PRIME

Meiji Gakuin University

1-2-37 Shirokanedai
MINATO-KU, TOKYO 108
JAPAN

Head of institution: Motofumi Asai

Telephone:      +81 (3) 5421-5652
Fax:                +81 (3) 5421-5652
e-mail: prime_s@prime.meijgakuin.ac.jp

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war  X
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)  X
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)   
Arms and development, arms export  X
Conversion of armaments and sites  X
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)  X
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South  X
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)  X
Psychological peace research  X
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights  X
Historical peace research  X
Peace education and theory of peace education  X
Ethics of peace, non-violence  X
Non-violent conflict management   

Journals, periodicals:
"PRIME Occasional Papers Series " , "HEIWAKEN Sousyo "

Bulletins/newsletters:
"Heiwaken Report"
 

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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library X  

Niwano Peace Foundation

NPF

Shamvilla Catherina 5 F
1-16-9 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
TOKIO 160
JAPAN

Head of institution: Kinjiro Niwano

Telephone:      +81 (3) 3226-4371
Fax:                +81 (3) 3226-1835

Scientific expertise:
Peace and religion in the 21st century

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research   
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)   
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)   
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)   
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights  X
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education  X
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Yearbooks/handbooks:
"Directory of Peace-Religion Research Institute"

Journals, periodicals:
"The Niwano Peace Foundation Report " (quarterly) , "Echos of Peace" (quarterly)

Prof. Kazuo Ota

Rakuno University

91-2 Wakabacho Nopporo
EBETSU-SHI HOKKAIDO
JAPAN

Telephone:      +81 (11) 383-0277
Fax:                +81 (11) 383-0277

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)  X
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)   
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)  X
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights  X
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education  X
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Journals, periodicals:
"The Japanese Peace Constitution and World Peace in Our Day" Journal of Rakumo Gakuen University

Soka University Peace Research Institute

SUPRI

1-236 Tangi-cho, Hachioji
TOKYO 192
JAPAN

Head of institution: Prof. Tadashige Takamura

Telephone:       +81 (426) 91-5333
Fax:                 +81 (426) 91-9364
e-mail: supri@s.soka.ac.jp

Scientific expertise:
Peace thought and peace education / Development and environment in the Third World / The United Nations and Human Rights / Regional research in the Pacific Basin

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)   
Arms and development, arms export  X
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)  X
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)   
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights   
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education  X
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Journals, periodicals:
"Sodai Heiwa Kenkya" (annual)

Bulletins/newsletters:
"Heiwa no Toride" (semiannual)
 

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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library X  

Seiitsu Tachibana

Yamamiya-cho 3371-445
KOFU-SHI, YAMANASHI-KEN 400
JAPAN

Telephone:      +81 (552) 531862
Fax:                +81 (552) 531862
e-mail: qyt05626@niftyserve.or.jp

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research   
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)  X
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)   
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)   
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights   
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education   
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   
  yes  no 
Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library X  

The United Nations University

UNU

53-70,Jingumae 5-chome,Shibuya-ku
TOKIO 150
JAPAN

Head of institution: Prof. Heitor Gurgulino De Souza

Telephone:       +81 (3) 34992811
Fax:                 +81 (3) 34992828
WWW: http://www.unu.edu

Scientific expertise:
Peace, governance and culture / The global economy / Global life-support systems / Science and technology / Population, health and human welfare

Research details:
 

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)  X
Causes and origins of war   
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)   
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)  X
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)   
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights   
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education   
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Yearbooks/handbooks:
"Food and Nutrition Bulletin " (quarterly) "Global Environmental Change" (quarterly)

Bulletins/newsletters:
"UNU Work in Progress"

Research reports, working papers:
"Reports and Papers"
 

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Fringe literature    
Project lists    
Library X  

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