Kinhide Mushakoji – Japan

Linked with our presentation of Anatomy of global sex industry.

Also linked with our presentation of The Origins of the Mainstream JapaNIEs Cultural “Order”.

Linked also with our 2 presentations of NGO’s: ARENA, and IPRA.

Kinhide Mushakoji – Japan

He is currently a Board Member of the Asian Cultural Forum on Development (ACFOD), the UN Voluntary Fund for Technical Assistance in the Field of Human Rights, the President of the Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Centre (Hu-Rights Osaka) and the International Peace Centre in Osaka (Peace Osaka).

He is Secretary-General of IMADR, Internat. Mouvement against all forms of Discrimination and Rascisme, Geneva and Tokyo.

In the academic field, Mushakoji is a Professor in the Department of International Relations of the Chubu University and the Director of the Chubu Institute of Advanced Studies. He teaches in Ferris University Japan. Formerly the Vice-Rector of the Regional and Global Studies Division of the United Nations University for 13 years, he is also former Director of the Institute of International Relations which he founded in 1969 at the Sophia University in Tokyo.

Kinhide Mushakoji (e-mail), a reputed Japanese authority on international affairs and a lifelong peace advocate, teaches in Ferris University, Japan, and is a director of the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR). Formerly Vice-Rector of the Regional and Global Studies Division of the United Nations University for 13 years, Professor Mushakoji, who is particularly interested in peace research, is former Director of the Institute of International Relations which he founded in 1969 at Sophia University, Tokyo.

He has been a visiting professor at Princeton University and Northwestern University in the US.

Mushakoji was ACF Chair and a member of the ARENA Executive Board, 1994 – 1997. He is currently a member of the Editorial Committee.

He has also been on the Board of several national, regional and international organisations, among them, the Peace Studies Association of Japan, and the International Peace Research Association.

Among his publications are:

An Introduction to Peace Research;

Japanese Foreign Policy in a Multi-Polar World;

Global Issues and Interparadigmatic Dialogue – Essays on Multipolar Politics.

His more recent contributions are: Nihon to Islam Sekai (Japan and the Islamic World) in the publication Sekai-shi no Shiten kara (What is Islam: from an Historical Perspective, Islam) 2002, pp. 98 – 108;

Nihon wa Sekai no tame ni Nani ga Dekiru ka: Wa’ no Sai-Kaishaku ni yoru Sekai no Nihon-ka no Kokufuku (How can Japan contribute to the world: Re-interpreting ‘Wa’ to overcome the Japanisation of the World) in the book Nihon no Katachi (A New Shape for Japan), 2002, pp. 186 – 205;

An Introduction to Peace Research, Japanese Foreign Policy in a Multi-Polar World and Global Issues and Interparadigmatic Dialogue – Essays on Multi-polar Politics.

He has written extensively on peace and security, racism and discrimination, patriarchal democracy, trafficking of women and the sex industry, cultural development and international politics among others.

Mushakoji, Kinhide, and Kaplan, Morton A.: Japan, America, and the Future World Order, ISBN 091691001, Paragone House;

links:

ARENA online;

ARENA online/fellows/;

International Peace Research Association;

APPRA;

IPRA Foundation;

IGC Institute for Global Communications;

Peace History Society.

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