New book on the Nordic Welfare State in Japanese


Professor Klaus Petersen (SDU) is co-editor and contributor to this new volume by the Japanese publisher MINERVA SHOBO bringing together the work of more than 20 Nordic scholars. The other editors include Pauli Kettunen (Helsinki University), Stein Kuhnle (Bergen University) and Yoko Ohtsuka and Akio Kamiko (both from Ritsumeikan University). The book-launch was organized by the five Nordic embassies in Tokyo (at the Norwegian Embassy) and the team of editors presented and discussed their work with a group of Japanese politicians, civil servants, researchers and representative from Japanese media.