Writing for The Equal Times, journalist Carmen Grau interviews Ainu leaders Fumio Kimura, Shizue Ukaji,
Cemipos is planning to organise the second seminar on 8 February 2019 in Sapporo on Indigenous policy as follows, though the venue is undecided. Additionally, we are going to have a discussion with Professor Kamrul Hossain as to the publication of a book on Post-UNDRIP Indigenous Policy on 7 February.
“Historical, Cultural, Economic, and Social Background to Understand the Current Ainu Policy and Its Effect on the Ainu People” (working title)
Jeff Gayman Professor, Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University
“A Critical View on a Bill of the New Ainu Law Made by the Japanese Government: Japan’s Colonial Policy towards the Ainu Continues”
Hiroshi Maruyama Director, Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies
“Decolonisation in International Human Rights Standards“(working title)
Kamrul Hossain Research Professor and Director, Northern Institute of Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland