Japan-China Island Dispute Imperils University Exchanges

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Chinese protesters showed their opposition this week to Japan's purchase of a disputed group of islands by wearing masks and Japanese costumes and holding a banner declaring that the islands belong to China. The dispute has already derailed several academic conferences.
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A bitter territorial dispute between China and Japan is threatening academic ties between Asia's two largest economic powers.

Several conferences in Japan have already been canceled, and universities are bracing for more fallout if the dispute...

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