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japan’s liberal-democratic paradox of refugee admission: a q&a with konrad kalicki

konrad kalicki is an assistant professor in the department of japanese studies and department of political science at the national university of singapore. he is author of “japan's liberal-democratic paradox of refugee admission,” which appears in the may 2019 issue of the journal of asian studies. in the interview below, conducted by rajit mazumder (depaul university), kalicki discusses his research on japanese refugee policy and how civil society efforts might offer an alternative pathway to resettlement for refugees seeking sanctuary in japan.aas members can read the jas online at cambridge core by first logging into their member accounts at the aas website and then selecting “access the journal of asian studies” in the right-hand menu on their member homepage.could i begin by asking about the article’s classification of “refugees” as a “special category of international migrants”? “migrants” are presumed to be moving voluntarily ...

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may 2019 aas member news & notes

congratulations to the aas members named fellows at the national humanities center for the 2019-20 academic year:olga dror (texas a&m university), “ho chi minh’s cult in vietnamese statehood”seung-joon lee (national university of singapore), “revolutions at the canteens: labor, energy, and the politics of eating in industrial china”shuang shen (the pennsylvania state university), “cold war and sinophones literature at the borders”***we are also pleased to share the news that three student members of the aas have received mellon/acls dissertation completion fellowships:sandy f. chang (university of texas at austin), “across the south seas: gender, intimacy, and chinese migrants in british malaya, 1870s-1930s”kyle ellison david (university of california, irvine), “children of the revolution: childhood and conflict in rural north china, 1937-1948”elizabeth joy reynolds (columbia university), “economies of t ...

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