Open letter to Japan’s Prime Minister and Education Minister on their instruction to close humanities and social science faculties

In case you hadn’t heard, the Japanese government have recently instructed public universities to close their humanities and social science faculties and concentrate on “areas that better serve society’s needs”. Here is the Times Higher Education Supplement article about it. This open letter is my response to the men behind that decision. Dear Messrs Abe and Shimomura, IContinue reading “Open letter to Japan’s Prime Minister and Education Minister on their instruction to close humanities and social science faculties”