Japan Center for Asian Historical Records (JACAR) celebrated the 20th anniversary in November of 2021. As a 20th anniversary project, JACAR produced a video interview with Director-General Hatano Sumio. In the interview, Dr. Hatano reflected on the historic background behind the creation of JACAR. He also discussed the mission and the role of JACAR as well as future challenges facing JACAR.
The production and editing of the video was carried out entirely by JACAR staff. Thank you in advance for your kind attention.
JACAR Director-General Hatano Sumio video interview (Japanese only)