H-US-Japan is an edited, international, nonpartisan network that provides scholars, graduate students, politicians, journalists, policy-makers, researchers, professionals, and others a free daily forum to discuss US-Japan relations in the context of economic, security, political, and diplomatic issues. The primary purpose for H-US-Japan is to enable researchers of US-Japan relations to exchange opinions about the significance of current affairs and historical events of Japan-US relations in depth, to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis, and to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching.

Recent Content

H-US-Japan: Member Publication: Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar


9 September 2015

xpost from H-Japan


Dear Colleagues:


Please allow me to shamelessly promote my own publication: I want to bring to your attention my new book Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar, published by the University of Hawaii Press and in the Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Press.

H-US-Japan: Looking for Book Reviewers


7 September 2015

subject: Looking for book reviewers


Dear H-US-Japan Colleagues:

We are looking for reviewers for the following themes.

1. History and memory of Yasukuni Shrine

2. Japanese history of economic science


If you are interested, please send us your CV and which theme you are 



Yone Sugita





H-US-Japan: Seminar in Osaka on 3 August: T.S. Eliot in Singapore/Furukawa Hideo and the Imagination of Place


28 July 2015

from: Yone Sugita (sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp)

subject: Seminar in Osaka on 3 August: T.S. Eliot in Singapore/Furukawa Hideo and the Imagination of Place

You are cordially welcome to the following seminar held at Osaka University on 3 August 2015. 


Osaka University Projects for Promoting International Joint Research

Cultural and Humanities Joint Laboratory, Seminar

Date: 3 August 2015 (Monday)

Time: 14:00 – 18:00