Publications

Read articles, letters, and reports authored by CEMiPoS.
Sep
21
Acknowledgements, Foreword, and Introduction of Upcoming Book "Decolonizing Futures"

Acknowledgements, Foreword, and Introduction of Upcoming Book "Decolonizing Futures"

Introducing the first few sections of "Decolonizing Futures" to be published this Winter.
14 min read
Aug
30
Book Cover, Table of Contents, and Author Introductions for "Decolonizing Futures"

Book Cover, Table of Contents, and Author Introductions for "Decolonizing Futures"

Over the past two years, the CEMiPoS team has had the privilege of working with researchers and Indigenous scholars, activists,
7 min read
Aug
22
CEMiPoS Writes for Lausan on Japan's Colonial Legacy

CEMiPoS Writes for Lausan on Japan's Colonial Legacy

CEMiPoS researcher Meindert Boersma wrote an essay on the enduring legacy of colonialism in Japan. The Japanese state's Indigenous policies
1 min read
Jul
01
The Economist on the National Ainu Museum

The Economist on the National Ainu Museum

Earlier this summer, CEMiPoS Director Hiroshi Maruyama and researchers Masumi Tanaka and Mashiyat Zaman accompanied a journalist and translator from
1 min read
Apr
13
CEMiPoS Backgrounder on Ainu Rights Issues

CEMiPoS Backgrounder on Ainu Rights Issues

In order to promote international awareness about Ainu rights issues, CEMiPoS researchers have compiled a backgrounder with information on ongoing
1 min read
Jan
03
The Equal Times On Ainu Activists' Response to Upopoy

The Equal Times On Ainu Activists' Response to Upopoy

Writing for The Equal Times, journalist Carmen Grau interviews Ainu leaders Fumio Kimura, Shizue Ukaji, and Ryoko Tahara, as well
1 min read
Dec
09
Abstracts for Chapters of New Book "Decolonizing Futures"

Abstracts for Chapters of New Book "Decolonizing Futures"

CEMiPoS members Leni Charbonneau, Hiroshi Maruyama, Leena Huss, Kamrul Hossain, and Kasia Pastuszak, as well as researchers, artists, and activists
16 min read
Oct
19
CEMiPoS Statement Against Two Hokkaido Municipalities’ Decisions Over Highly Radioactive Waste

CEMiPoS Statement Against Two Hokkaido Municipalities’ Decisions Over Highly Radioactive Waste

On 9 October 2020, the town of Suttsu in Hokkaido, located along the coast of the Sea of Japan, applied
4 min read
Oct
01
A Conversation with Hatakeyama Ekasi

A Conversation with Hatakeyama Ekasi

On 6 August, CEMiPoS Director Maruyama Hiroshi and Koizumi Masahiro, Director of the Sapporo Freedom School, visited revered Ainu leader
4 min read
Sep
14
Ainu Gather for Kamuycepnomi in Monbetsu

Ainu Gather for Kamuycepnomi in Monbetsu

In this post, we review the events leading up to the ritual as well as some of the lessons discussed
5 min read