Sasakawa USA Forum
The Sasakawa USA Forum (Forum) is a platform for research and analysis related to Japan and U.S.-Japan relations in a bilateral, regional, and global context. To gain a more comprehensive view of U.S.-Japan relations, the Forum offers writers a chance to bring their work to a wide audience. The Forum also serves as a resource to those interested in learning more about the U.S.-Japan relationship by providing specialized coverage of topics and issues relevant to the U.S.-Japan alliance.
Emerging Voices, a program within the Forum, seeks to engage with emerging experts in diverse fields to provide unique, specialized perspectives on subject matters relevant to U.S.-Japan relations. Authors to-date have written articles on economics, foreign policy, defense, and more.
We accept submissions on a rolling basis. If you would like to submit an article for consideration, please carefully read the submission guidelines below.
Emerging Voices is currently accepting article submissions focused on the following topic areas:
- U.S.-Japan Cooperation on Public Health
- U.S.-Japan Coordination in the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
- U.S.-Japan Alliance Joint-Exercises & Interoperability
- U.S.-Japan Defense Research and Development Cooperation
- U.S.-Japan Cooperation in Ocean Governance Capacity Building
- U.S.-Japan Policies on Climate Adaptation and Disaster Resilience
- U.S.-Japan Grassroots and Public Diplomacy
- U.S.-Japan Alliance and Women in Peace and Security
- U.S.-Japan Alliance and Multilateral or Regional Diplomacy
- U.S.-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation
Below are submission guidelines for Emerging Voices:
- Submissions must be an original work by the author and must not contain plagiarized content.
- Submissions must not have been previously published.
- Submissions must contain an abstract and a brief biography of the author.
- Content and citations within submissions must be formatted per the Chicago Manual of Style.
- Those eligible authors whose work is selected to appear in the Forum will receive a modest honorarium.
- Submissions are welcome from current graduate degree students in both masters and doctoral programs as well as young professionals who are recent master’s degree graduates. If you have received your PhD. or have been out of school for more than 5 years, please contact Associate Program Officer Troy Robinson about submission to Sasakawa USA Forum’s Commentary & Analysis
- Forum submissions must be no shorter than 1,500 words and no longer than 2,000 words. The word count does not include the title, abstract, author biography, or footnotes.
To submit an article for consideration for Emerging Voices, please contact Associate Program Officer Adam Morrow.
Published items are the opinion of the author and do not reflect the views of Sasakawa USA. Submission of an article for consideration does not guarantee the article will be published on the Forum. Furthermore, communication from Sasakawa USA staff, including requests for edits to a submission from staff, are not a guarantee that a submission will be published on the Forum. Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA reserves the right to edit all submissions for length and clarity.