Yoshihide Sakurai

Yoshihide Sakurai is a professor of human sciences and sociology at Hokkaido University in Japan, where he studies how Asian religions are evolving in a global age.

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Heup Young Kim

Heup Young Kim is executive director of the Korea Forum for Science and Life in South Korea. He has written about how to apply East Asian religious teachings to the transhumanism debate.

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Yu Yang

Yu Yang co-authored a 2018 study on the relationship between religious beliefs and environmental behaviors in China. Yu works in the department of public administration at Southeast University in Nanjing, China.

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Tetsuya Ishii

Tetsuya Ishii is a professor in the Office of Health and Safety at Hokkaido University in Hokkaido, Japan. He participated in the 2015 international summit on human gene editing.

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Reporting on hate speech

In 2010, a Florida pastor with just a few dozen followers attracted international media coverage when he announced plans to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11. By taking the bait, media outlets became complicit in advancing his hate-filled agenda, making Terry Jones a household name in the U.S. and far beyond. […]

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