Books and articles




Newsletter of the Japanese Citizen’s Network of Museums for Peace
Ed. Kazuyo Yamane. Published at:
– Grassroots House Peace Museum, Kochi (no. 1, July 1999 – no. 5, October 2001)
– Kyoto Museum for World Peace at Ritsumeikan University (no. 6, December 2001 – no. 14 , 2006)
– Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damages (no. 15, 2006 – current)


Extract from the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace. (Nigel Young, ed.), Oxford University Press

Forty Years of the Peace Studies Association of Japan. Peace Studies Bulletin 32, Special Issue, November 2013

Blume, M. War and Peace Museums in Silent Battlefields. In: International Herald Tribune, 11 February 1991

Breon, R. Museums that Commemorate Peace Instead of War. In: The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 September 1996

Bryan, A. A Peace Museum for Britain? In: The Friend, 23 October 1992

Duffy, T. Exhibiting Peace In: Peace Review, vol. 5, no. 4, 1993

Duffy, T. Peace Museums: Keeping the Peace In: Museums Journal, vol. 97, no. 1, 1997

Duffy, T. The Making of a Peace Museum Tradition: Case-Studies from Japan and Cambodia. 2009

Irwin, M. A Peace Museum? In: Medicine and War, vol. 6, no. 4, 1990

Kariuki, J. New in Africa’s Search for Lasting Peace: A Museum In: The East African,13-19 July 1998

Kawamura, B. A Future of Diaspora Women of North Korea? In: Capital Financial International, 13 Dec, 2012

Lehmann, R. Das Erste Europaeische Friedensmuseum In: Pax Christi Frankfurt, vol. 5, 1981

Ninuma, Yuji. Memory and History: Peace Museum for Millennium Peace. University of Bradford, Department of Peace Studies, MA Dissertation, 1998

Philbin, M. & P. Ratajczak The Chicago Peace Museum. In: Museum International, no. 177, vol. 45, no. 1, 1993

Shah, Shireen. A National Museum for Peace: A Proposal. University of Bradford, Department of Peace Studies, MA Dissertation, 1990

Sonntag, P. Military Historical Museum of the Bundeswehr (German Federal Armed Forces) in Dresden, Germany, 2011

Tsuboi, C. Peace Museums in Japan: Numbers, Visitors and Types. In: Jinbungakkai Kiyo. Journal of the Society of Humanities (Sapporo Gakuin University), no. 52, 1992

Vinas, M. Peace Museums. In: Information Paper: Letter of Peace Addressed to the UN (Barcelona), no. 51, 2007

Vogt, W.R. Europaeisches Museum fuer Frieden: Vision – Konzeption – Realisation. Ein friedenswissenschaftliches Expose. In: Friedens-Forum, vol. 11, no. 6-7, 1997

Vogt, W.R. A European Museum for Peace. In: AFB-Info/Newsletter of the Peace Research Information Unit Bonn, no. 1, 1998