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A Peace History of India - from Ashoka Maurya to Mahatma Gandhi, Vij Books, September 2016














Friedensverfassungsrecht und kollektive Sicherheit. Japans Antrag auf Abschaffung des Krieges, Münster: LIT, 2009














JAPAN IN THE WORLD. Shidehara Kijuro, Pacifism and the Abolition of War (2 vols.), Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto etc., Lexington Books, 2009 [Volume 1/Volume 2]














Gute Deutsche, schlechte Japaner? Japan und Deutschland im Spiegel der Geschichte - Gemeinsamkeiten und Gegensäze, 9 friedenshistorische Aufsäze, München: iudicium, 2008 (März)














Shidehara Kijuro (1872-1951), Staatsmann und Pazifist eine politische Biographie (Shidehara Kijuro, Statesman and Pacifist. A Political Biography), Hamburg: Veröffentlichungen der Deutsch-Japanischen Juristenvereinigung, 1998 [Full Text]















1950—How the opportunity for transitioning to U.N. Collective Security was missed for the first time, Global Nonkilling Working Papers # 11. Hawaii, Center for Global Nonkilling 2016 [Full Text] or order online from here














Doitsujin gakusha kara mita nihonkoku kenpo : Kenpo to shudan anzen hosho - senso haizetsu ni muketa nihon no dogi (Japanese Constitution, a perspective of German Schloar: Constitution and Collective Security - Japanese Motion towards the Abolition of War), Tokyo, Honnoizumisha. February 5, 2014














Hausaufgaben. Eine Verfassungsbeschwerde gegen den Stationierungsbeschluss, vom 22. November 1983, Kiel: DORF-DRUCK, 1984 (ISBN 3-88847-017-X) [Link]


My Articles and Journals


The Current Situation of Japan’s Constitutional Pacifism, The Federalist Debate, vol. xxvii, no. 1 (March 2014), pp. 13-17 [Text Link]

The current situation of Japan’s constitutional pacifism as formulated in Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, Peace Studies Bulletin, No. 32, Special Issue, Peace Studies Association of Japan (November 2013), pp. 19-28 [Text Link]

20 Jahre vertane deutsche Friedenspolitik -- Wir wären gern entschuldigt, S+F, Vierteljahresschrift für Sicherheit und Frieden, (Nomos), vol. 30, No. 1 (2012), pp. 47-50

Der Friedensnobelpreisträger Alfred Hermann Fried (1864-1921), Pazifist, Publizist und Wegbereiter, Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts, (hrsg. von Peter Häberle), Neue Folge, Band 60 (2012), pp. 105-129

An Enduring Concept for Security Council Reform, Beijing Law Review, vol. 2, no. 2 (June 2011), pp. 97-110 [Text Link]

UN Collective Security and the Transitional Period:A Myth over the Founding and Aims of the United Nations, JOURNAL OF EAST ASIA AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, vol.3, no.1 (Spring 2010), pp. 99-122

Article Nine in Context – Limitations of National Sovereignty and the Abolition of War in Constitutional Law, The Asia-Pacific Journal,, vol. 23-6-09 (June 8, 2009) [Available Online]

How to make Article 9 GLOBAL, KYOTO JOURNAL, 72 (2009), p. 20

Ostasien – From the Local to the Global, ASIEN, 108 (Juli 2008), pp. 80-94 (DISCUSSION PAPER)

Hitotsu no sekai chitsujo. heiwa kouchiku no tame-ni Nihon to Indo wa tomoni ikaga katsudou ga dekiruka? (One World), Gunshuku mondai shiryou, (Disarmament Review), No. 330 (May 2008), pp. 70-75 [Full Text]

H.G. Wells and Peace Education, Journal of Peace Education,, vol.4, no.2 (September 2007), pp. 193-206

Schweizer Neutralität und japanischer Kriegsverzicht, Zeitschrift für Friedenspolitik - friZ, 1 / 2007 (hrsg. vom Schweizerischen Friedensrat)

Kenpou daikyuujou ga toikakeru. Kokka shuken no seigen -- kakkoku kenpou to hikaku shi nagara (Investigating Article 9. Limitations of national sovereignty -- a comparison with other constitutions), THE SEKAI, (Tokyo, Iwanami), 3 (2006 March, no. 750), pp. 172-83

Linking Constitutional Laws of Peace and Collective Security, Indian Journal of Asian Affairs, vol. 17, no. 2 (December 2004), pp. 1-22

Mahatma Gandhi and the Quest for an Effective United Nations Organization, The Stakes, 1917-1947, Gandhi Marg , Vol. 26, No. 1 (April-June 2004), pp. 55-81

Warum Japan den Irakkrieg des US-Präsidenten unterstützt hat (Why Japan supported the American President’s War in Iraq), ASIEN 91 (April 2004), pp. 48-65

India and the Quest for an Effective United Nations Organization, The Canadian Journal of Peace Research,, vol. 36, no. 1 (January 2004), pp. 27-49 [Full Text]

Japan, Germany and the Idea of the two Hague Peace Conferences, JOURNAL OF PEACE RESEARCH, vol. 40, no. 4 (2003), pp. 377-394

Die Abschaffung des Krieges. Artikel IX, Ursprung, Auslegung und Kontroverse (The Abolition of War. Article IX, origin, interpretation and controversy), S+F, Vierteljahresschrift für Sicherheit und Frieden, (Nomos), vol. 20, No. 4 (2002), pp. 223-229

Walther Schücking (1875-1935), Völkerrechtler, Pazifist und Parlamentarier (Walther Schücking, international lawyer, pacifist and parliamentarian),Historische Mitteilungen der Ranke-Gesellschaft, (HMRG) 15 (2002), pp. 129-147 [Full Text]

Wartime Atrocities and Responsibilities: The Japanese and the German Case, Sophia International Review, vol. 24 (Tokyo 2002), pp. 61-73

The Constitutional Abolition of War in Japan. Monument of a Culture of Peace?‚ Internationales Asienforum, – International Quarterly for Asian Studies, vol. 32 (2001), no. 1-2, pp. 123-149 [Full Text]

Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Außenpolitik Japans (Economy, society and foreign policy of Japan), Aus Politik und ZeitgeschichteB 51/2000 (15. Dezember 2000), pp. 14-20

India, Japan and Western Influence around 1800, Sophia International Review, vol. 21 (1999), pp. 31-8

A Draft on Security Council Reform, Peace and Change, vol. 24, no. 4 (October 1999), pp. 505-535 [Full Text]

A Short History of the “Constitutional Law of Peace” and its possible Application in the Light of Article IX of the Japanese Constitution, Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 39, no. 2 (April-June 1999), pp. 291-310

Perceptions on Japan and the “Versailles-Washington System” (Berusaiyu-Washinton taisei) with Comments on Japan among imperialist Powers in Asia Pacific and her Experiment with the Universal Principle of Racial Equality, Sophia International Review, vol. 20 (Tokyo 1998), pp. 83-90

Japan, Germany and Shidehara Diplomacy, The Journal of International Studies, Institute of International Relations, Tokyo (January 1998), pp. 1-19

Japan and the Two Hague Peace Conferences, 1899 and 1907, Transactions of the International Conference of Eastern Studies, no. XLI (1996), pp. 142-4

Buddhist and Chinese Influences on Japanese Ideas of Love and Peace, Dharma World, vol. 22 (Tokyo: Kosei), Jan./Feb. 1995, pp. 46-52

The Ethics of Peace: Shidehara Kijûrô and Article 9 of the Constitution, Japan Forum, vol. 7, no. 1 (April/spring 1995), pp. 43-67

A Statesman for The Twenty-First Century? The Life and Diplomacy of Shidehara Kijûrô (1872-195 1), Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, fourth series, vol. 10 (1995), pp. 33-67

Dilemma der UNO: Schwache Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (Dilemma of the United Nations: weak judiciary), Frieden-MEDIATUS,(Forschungsinstitut für Friedenspolitik), vol. 12, no. 3 (June 1992), p. 7

Walther Schücking, ein deutscher Pazifist (Walther Schücking, a German pacifist), Skizze, Hochschulzeitung an der CAU Kiel (AStA Kiel und Ferdinand-Tönnies-Gesellschaft), vol. 2, no. 7 (November 1991), pp. 21-24

Resolution, International Association of Educators for World Peace, Bangkok, Thailand 1983, pp. 107-8

The River-of-Destiny Project, with Helen Tucker and Taryan Abrahams, World Union Focus, (Pondicherry, India), July 1979, pp. 23-28, reprinted in 1999 [Full Text]


Articles in Anthologies


Alfred Hermann Fried (1864-1921) und die Entwicklung des Völkerrechts, in: Guido Grünewald (ed.), Alfred Hermann Fried: “Organisiert die Welt!“ Der Friedensnobelpreisträger – sein Leben, Werk und bleibende Impulse , Bremen, Donat Verlag 2016, pp. 125-141 (text) and pp. 248-260 (notes) [Download full text]

The Role of UCAV, PGM, Nonlethal Weaponry and Cyber Policing. Transitioning from an Armed to an Unarmed Peace under UN Supervision, in Joám Evans Pim (ed.), Nonkilling Security and the State, Hawaii, Center for Global Nonkilling 2013, pp. 199-227 [Download full text]

Helmut Hertling (1890-1991) und die Weltbürgerbewegung, in Detlef Bald und Wolfgang Wette (Hrsg.), Friedensinitiativen in der Frühzeit des Kalten Krieges, 1945-1955, Essen: Klartext, 2010, pp. 155-174

平和と平和運動’, 新カトリック大事典, 学校法人, 上智学院, 新カトリック大事典編纂委員会, 代表, 高柳俊一)研究社 (4巻の刊行予定, 2005) (Entry, Peace and Peace Movement New Catholic Encyclopaedia, Vol. IV, Tokyo, Sophia University)

Neue und historische Trends in Japan – Sicherheitspolitik, Verfassung und Völkerrecht, in: Beiträge kultur- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Japanforschung, Marburg: Tectum-Verlag, 2007, pp. 181-209

Has Indian Negotiating Power, to Achieve an International Order Based on Justice and the Rule of Law, Increased since the 1998 Nuclear Tests?, in: World Constitutionalism, (Ismilda Research, India), Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007, pp. 189-206

The West, Bengal Renaissance and Japanese Enlightenment. A Critical Inquiry into the History of the Organization of the World Around 1800, in: Stephan Conermann und Jan Kusber (Hg.), Studia Eurasiatica. Hermann Kulke zum 65. Geburtstag v. seinen Kieler Schülern und Kollegen, Hamburg 2003 , pp. 411-440

Japan, Bengalen (und der Westen) eine Renaissance zum Frieden? (Japan, Bengal [and the West] A Renaissance for Peace?), in: Hilaria Gössmann und Andreas Mrgulla (eds.), 11. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag in Trier, 1999, Münster: LIT, 2001, pp. 31-44

Ein fernöstliches Locarno? Japanische Vorschlage für ein regionales Sicherheitsbündnis in den dreißiger Jahren (A Far-Eastern Locarno? Japanese proposals for a regional security pact in the nineteen-thirties), Japans Kultur der Reformen, Referate des 6. Japanologentages der OAG in Tokyo, herausgegeben von Werner Schaumann, Munich: iudicium, 1999, pp. 103-115

Japan und die beiden Haager Friedenskonferenzen, 1899 und 1907. Vorbereitungen für den Eventualfall (Japan and the Two Hague Peace Conferences, 1899 and 1907 – preparations for an eventuality), Japanologie und Wirtschaft – Wirtschaft und Japanologie, Referate des 5. Japanologentages der OAG in Tokyo, herausgegeben von Werner Schaumann, Munich: iudicium, 1997, pp. 223-44 [Full Text]

Artikel 9 im Normenkontext der Staatsverfassungen. Souveränitätsbeschränkung und Kriegsverhütung im 20. Jahrhundert (Article 9 in Context, limitations of national sovereignty and the prevention of war in twentieth century constitutional law), Gewollt oder geworden, Referate des 4. Japanologentages der OAG in Tokyo, herausgegeben von Werner Schaumann, Munich: iudicium, 1996, pp. 129-50 [Full Text]


Articles in newspapers


65 years after surrender - Germans Should not Remain Frogs In A Well, The Statesman, (Kolkata), 28 August 2010 (special article)

One world order - I, The Statesman, Monday, 12 June 2006 (Editorial) [Full Text]

One world order - II, The Statesman, Tuesday, 12 June 2006 (Editorial) [Full Text]

ASIAN POWER Country Representing 'Global South' Should Get Permanent UN Seat, The Statesman, (Kolkata), Monday, 16 May 2005 (Editorial) [Full Text / PDF]

MODEL FOR PEACE The Statesman, (Kolkata), Sunday, 28 November 2004 (Editorial) [PDF / Word / HTML / Japanese]

ABOLISH WAR. The Carrot And Stick Policy Of The West, The Statesman, Saturday, 15 March 2003 (Editorial) [Full Text in JPG]

ANOTHER WAR TO END WARS?, The Statesman, (Kolkata), 14 May 1991 [Full Text in JPG]

Ein wichtiger Schritt zur Schaffung einer rechtsverbindlichen Weltfriedensordnung (An important step towards creating a legally binding international order of peace), European Evolution, (Milan, Italy), October 1983

Eight-Point-Programme for Future Investment and Development Strategy, European Evolution, (Milan, Italy), July 1978 [Full Text in JPG]


Online Publications


Was es mit den neuen japanischen Sicherheitsgesetzen auf sich hat, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, FES Tokyo (November 2015) [Available Online]

Article Nine in Context – Limitations of National Sovereignty and the Abolition of War in Constitutional Law, The Asia-Pacific Journal, vol. 23-6-09 (June 8, 2009)

Rekishi kara miru Nihon no heiwa kempou (Die japanische Friedensverfassung aus historischer Sicht), Magazine Kyujou, (online Journal), Teil 1 und Teil 2 (13. und 20. Dezember 2006) [Full Text]

We don’t want to abolish war and we don’t want an effective United Nations, Global Democracy Newsletter, Issue #003, November 16-30 [External Link]

A Peaceful Option of Choice, Global Democracy Newsletter, Issue #002, November 1-15 [External Link]


Book Reviews


Dieter Senghaas, Zum Irdischen Frieden, edition Suhrkamp 2004, in: S+F (24. Jg.) 2/2006, pp. 105-6 [JPG1 / JPG2 / Text]

Dale M. Hellegers, We, the Japanese People: World War II and the Origins of the Japanese Constitution, Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2001 (2 vols.) and Glenn D. Hook and Gavan McCormack, Japan's Contested Constitution, documents and analysis, London and New York: Routledge, 2001, H-US-Japan, H-Net Reviews, May 2004 [Full Text / Word]

Theodore H. McNelly, The Origins of Japan's Democratic Constitution, New York and Oxford University Press of America, 2000, H-US-Japan, H-Net Reviews, October 2001 [External Link]


In Preparation:


A History of Peace Traditions and Personages in China, India and Japan (Paper presented at the APPRA International Conference, 5-7 January 2006, Jaipur/India, in Vorbereitung) [Asia Pacific Peace Research Association, a branch of IPRA]


Book Projects:

Querschnitt Indien – Eine Friedensgeschichte von Aschoka bhis Ganmdhi

The Reversal of Tendencies – From a World of War to A World without War (project, work title)