Hiroshima Peace Institute

The hub of wisdom in an international city of peace and culture, Hiroshima

As a university located in the first atomic-bombed city, Hiroshima City University (HCU) contains the affiliated Hiroshima Peace Institute (HPI) which was established on April 1, 1998. Through academic research the institute is focused on contributing to nuclear abolition, the achievement of sustainable global peace, and the development of local society.

Contribution to education, local communities and the world

The research activities of HPI are disseminated through academic publications and conferences, its website, newsletter, and public events including symposia, public lecture series and research forums. Educationally, the research staff of HPI pass on their research outcomes teaching in both undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as the intensive summer course "HIROSHIMA & PEACE".

研究フォーラム

HPI Research Forum

連続市民講座

HPI Public Lecture Series

Position Name Research Area
HPI President KIKKAWA, Gen
 
Peace studies, international relations, international security, preventive diplomacy
HPI Vice-President (Professor) MIZUMOTO, Kazumi
 
International relations, nuclear disarmament, security studies
Associate Professor
 
FUKUI, Yasuhito International public law, international Relations (international security studies)
Professor  GANESAN, Narayanan Southeast Asian politics, international relations
Professor
 
JACOBS, Robert A. The history of nuclear technologies and radiation technopolitics
Associate Professor
 
KAWAKAMI, Akihiro Constitutional law, peace studies
Associate Professor
 
KIM, Mikyoung Sociology, Northeast Asia
Professor
 
NAGAI, Hitoshi Modern Japanese history, Japan-Philippines relations
Professor
 
NAONO, Akiko Sociology, Hiroshima memoryscape, trauma theory, war redress policy
Associate Professor
 
SON, Hyun Jin International law, North Korean issue, situation on the Korean Peninsula
Assistant Professor
 
TAKEMOTO, Makiko Modern and contemporary German history, the history of peace philosophies and peace movements
Professor
 
YUASA, Takeshi Regional organizations, political change, and security in the post-Soviet area

Contacts

The Hiroshima Peace Institute (Administrative Office)
Phone: 082 830 1811
Fax: 082 830 1812
E-mail: office-peace&peace.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp
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