Migration and Citizenship

Scholarly Publications

International Student Networks as Transnational Social Capital: Illustrations from Japan

April 2019

This paper examines how social isolation in a non-Anglophone context where English is not the main language of instruction for local students but is for international students, has unintended...

Other Publications

Policy Options for Japan's Revival

June 2012

This report discusses desirable policy directions and options in the aftermath of the Great Tohoku Earthquake.

News

Conference explores how the US and Japan can close the gender gap

November 2016

Japanese and American scholars and practitioners gathered at Stanford recently for “Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women,” a full-day conference seeking to find pathways to advance opportunity for...

A way to bridge aging societies in Japan and South Korea

September 2016

Japan and South Korea face serious demographic crises. Japan has the oldest population in the world and South Korea is one of the most rapidly aging.

Old Events

Crossing the Border from "Chōsen" to "Kankoku" in Japan

January 25, 2013

In this talk, Professor Han will examine the implications for the Zainichi (people of Korean ethnicity who have lived in Japan since the colonial period) of choosing between identifying themselves...

Making Love for a Visa

November 9, 2012

The talk , based on a recent paper, will describe and examine the social understanding of selling sex for a visa among migrant Filipina hostesses in Tokyo.

Japan's Reflection on a Rising China: The Domestic Politics of Japan's China Policy

February 29, 2012

Japan's experience with China's rise thus far suggests an increasingly tumultuous Northeast Asia.