Author profile: Kan Kimura

Professor Kan Kimura is a Professor at Kobe University’s Graduate School of Cooperation Studies. He has also been a visiting scholar at various institutions, including Korea University, the Australian National University and Harvard. He was a member of the first and second Japan-Korea Collaborative History Research Committees initially set up by Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Korean President Kim Dae-jung. Throughout his career he has published on many aspects of Japanese-Korean relations.

How can we face the past seriously? A Comment on the ‘Comfort Women’-Agreement

Kan Kimura • Jan 21 2016 • Articles
The Japanese government has forced the South Korean government to take responsibility for the situation by repeating almost the same ritual apologies made in the 1990s.

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