[ Purpose ]
The Japanese Red Cross Institute for Humanitarian Studies was established on April 1, 2011 by the Japanese Red Cross Academy in collaboration with the Japanese Red Cross Society; aiming to become an Academic Center for Humanitarian Studies for research fellows while networking six Japanese Red Cross Colleges of Nursing and one Junior College. The center is located at the Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing.
[ Staff ]
Professor, Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing
|Research Fellows:||Toshiko Oyama
Professor, Japanese Red Cross Hokkaido College of Nursing
Lecturer, Japanese Red Cross Akita College of Nursing / Japanese Red Cross Junior College of Akita
Associate Professor, Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing
Professor, Japanese Red Cross Toyota College of Nursing
Assistant Professor, Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing
Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing
Professor, Japanese Red Cross Kyushu International College of Nursing
Japanese Red Cross Headquaters
Japanese Red Cross Osaka Chapter
|Visiting Researchers:||Hiroshi Higashiura
Visiting Professor, JRCCN
Professor, Aichi University Graduate school Department of Law
Professor, Nihon University College of Law
[ Major activities ]
Red Cross Archives Corner
(Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing)
① Research and study on historical records and documents of the International Red Cross /Red Crescent Movement. (including the Japanese Red Cross Society, hereinafter International Red Cross Movement.)
② Research and study on activities and programs of the International Red Cross Movement.
③ Projects for studies and dissemination of International Humanitarian Law.
④ Collaborative academic studies with organizations affiliated with the International Red Cross Movement.
⑤ Support for researches, studies, and field practices conducted by the Red Cross Colleges of Nursing and one Junior Red Cross College.
⑥ Other studies and activities admitted by the President of the Japanese Red Cross Academy.
[ Operation plan for 2015 ]
"Recommendations to prepare for
future mega-disasters in Japan"
in English and its summaries in
both languages. These were distributed at
Sendai Committee for
the UN World Conference
on Disaster Risk
1.Essay Contest on Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross in Commemoration of the 50 years
2.Research studies on primary historical records/documents.
- ① Study historical records/documents concerning the major activities of the Japanese Red Cross Society.
- ② Investigate historical reports/documents available at the Japanese Red Cross Headquarters, Chapters and other institutions.
- ③ Compiling historical references on nursing education of the Japanese Red Cross Society
- ④ Investigate the feasibility of indexing historical reports/documents concerning Japanese Red Cross activities owned by ICRC, IFRC and other Red Cross institutions.
3.Public relations activities of the Japanese Red Cross Institute for Humanitarian Studies.
4.The researches admitted by the chairman of the board of directors.
5.Publish "The Journal of Humanitarian Studies" annually
[ Contact address ]
Japanese Red Cross Institute for Humanitarian Studies
4-1-3, Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 150-0012
c/o Japanese Red Cross College of Nursing
TEL +81-3-3409-0882 FAX +81-3-3409-0883