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Tina Burrett

Tina Burrett is Associate Professor of Political Science at Sophia University Japan and a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge University.

Articles by Tina Burrett

The rich and powerful are using ruinous lawsuits to target journalists and activists who hold them to account. Tina Burrett...
A woman with a child, fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine, speaks with a volunteer as she browses for basic necessities and clothes at the Humanitarian Aid Headquarters in Perechyn, Ukraine, April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Serhii Hudak
Mutual aid networks in Ukraine have stepped up to support those in need across the country, writes Tina Burrett.
a man wearing a mask is arressted by 2 police officers
Tina Burrett speaks to the people taking to the streets of Russia to protest the invasion of Ukraine.
Two girls by the roadside near Kazarman. TIM DIRVEN/PANOS
Tina Burrett on Central Asia’s only electoral democracy.
Putin piles on the political pressure in Russia.
Unbowed: Koza Press editor-in-chief Irina  Slavina’s children lead her funeral procession,  Nizhny Novgorod, 6 October 2020.  MIKHAIL SOLUNIN/TASS/ALAMY
Regional media is holding its own against the ‘official version’ put out by the nationals. Could it be a harbinger for change,...
The abandoned remains of a forklift overgrown with trees, next to a destroyed beachfront house in Futaba, Fukushima. Credit: C.E.J. Simons.Credit: C.E.J. Simons.
Ten years on from the devastating nuclear disaster, citizens are working together to show that nuclear power and fossil fuels...
Myanmar citizens hold placards in front of the United Nations building during the demonstration. Protesters gathered in front of the United Nations building to protest against the military coup and demanded the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. Myanmar's military detained State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi on February 01, 2021 and declared a state of emergency while seizing the power in the country for a year after losing the election against the National League for Democracy (NLD). (Photo by Chaiwat S
Despite significant ongoing problems, life has changed for many minority communities since the military last ruled. Now those...
Despite populism being rife everywhere else, Japan has refused to succumb. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Tina Burrett.
The struggle to define Russia’s future is under way but those hoping for a more progressive post-Putin Russia shouldn’t hold...
Hawkish Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to tinker with Japan’s pacifist constitution – but peace activists are...
Escaping the pressures of modern life in Japan. By Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons.

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