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The racialised and gendered online abuse of activists in Japan

  • Assistant Professor Robin O’Day, Satsuki Uno & Professor David Slater,

While human rights activists take advantage of social media, so do their opponents with xenophobic, racist, and sexist tropes.

‘queerqueen: Linguistic Excess in Japanese Media’ by Claire Maree

  • Associate Professor Cindi SturtzSreetharan,

What linguistic anthropologist Miyako Inoue did for Japanese women’s language, Maree has done for onē-kotoba and onē-kyara—the language of queerqueen personalities.

Transnational civil society in Asia

WEBINAR: Transnational interactions among civil society actors in Asia are helping to strengthen common democratic values.

Suicide, under-employment and poverty: the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in Japan

  • Associate Professor Nana Oishi,

The socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 have been significant in Japan and have particularly affected the lives of women.