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Kosuke Imai Publishes Article in Nikkei Shimbun about Algorithm-Assisted Redistricting Methodology (ALARM) Project

Professor Kosuke Imai of the Department of Statistics and Government recently published an article on Nikkei Business about his recent Algorithm-Assisted Redistricting Methodology "ALARM" Project. Launched this past year, this research project to apply redistricting computational algorithms to Japan’s House of Representatives. With Reischauer Institute support, Prof. Imai was able to work with several Harvard undergraduates and a Keio University undergraduate.

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RIJS Director Mary C. Brinton authors new book in Japanese

RIJS Director and Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology Mary C. Brinton’s book, titled 「縛られる日本人」, has now been published in Japan by Chūō Kōron Shinsha.

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Asahi Shimbun features Prof. Andrew Gordon

Professor Andrew Gordon (Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History) was featured in the August 31, 2022 Asahi Shimbun article「77年…あの戦争の名は 波多野澄雄さん、内海愛子さん、アンドルー・ゴードンさん」in a section titled「歴史認識 国民合意道なかば」. The full text can be found here and attached below.

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Keyao Pan (RIJS Postdoctoral Fellow 2021-22) Featured on Journal of Open Humanities Data Twitter Page

Keyao Pan was featured today on the Twitter page of the Journal of Open Humanities Data for his recently published paper "Networking for Historical Justice: The Application of Graph Database Management Systems to Network Analysis Projects and the Case Study of the Reparation Movement for Japanese Colonial and Wartime Atrocities." Dr.

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Kosuke Imai Launches Algorithm-Assisted Redistricting Methodology (ALARM) Project

This past year, Professor Kosuke Imai of the Department of Statistics and Government at Harvard University launched a research project to apply redistricting computational algorithms to Japan’s House of Representatives. With Reischauer Institute support, Prof.

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