Immigration and the integration of foreign citizens is one of the major challenges the societies of Japan and Germany are facing in the twenty-first century. FES activities aim at introducing the European experiences to Japanese policymakers, academics, journalists and civil society and to discuss areas of common interest.
Japan only accepts very few refugees and recent incidents in refugee detention centers have put the legislation and the practice of detention and... more Information
The Battle of Okinawa is one of the most violent combats in the history of modern warfare. Two newly discovered photographs show the extreme civilian... more Information