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    Seit März 1997 lädt das DIJ unter dem Titel DIJ Forum zu öffentlichen Vorträgen ein, bei denen international renommierte Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler zu Themen von allgemeinem Interesse sprechen. Das DIJ Forum findet in der Regel einmal pro Monat statt und richtet sich an eine breite Öffentlichkeit.

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    5. Oktober 2023
    Building peace with weapons. Germany’s New Security Policy and Japan’s Take

    Claus Leggewie, Giessen University
    Hideshi Tokuchi, Research Institute for Peace and Security


    24. März 2022
    Digital Currencies in Asia: Lessons for Europe

    Masaki Bessho, Bank of Japan
    Oriol Caudevilla, Digital Euro Association
    Richard Turrin, Consultant
    Hiromi Yamaoka, Future Corporation
    Moderated by Jonas Gross, Digital Euro Association and Markus Heckel, DIJ


    10. Juni 2021
    Data and Values
    German and Japanese perspectives

    Axel v.d. Bussche, Taylor Wessing
    Stefan Heumann, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung
    Hitomi Iwase, Nishimura & Asahi
    Koichi Sumikura, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
    Moderated by Franz Waldenberger, DIJ


    3. Dezember 2020
    From New Normal to New Work?
    Insights from Japan and Germany

    Andrea Hammermann, German Economic Institute
    Nobuko Nagase, Ochanomizu University
    Michael Johannes Pils, Taylor Wessing
    Chisako Takaya, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
    Moderated by Franz Waldenberger, DIJ

    9. November 2020
    Quo Vadis, Central Banks? Monetary Policy in the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

    Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, former Bank of Japan Deputy Governor (2008-2013)
    Katrin Assenmacher, Head of the Monetary Policy Strategy Division, ECB
    Moderated by Kazuo Momma, Executive Economist, Mizuho Research Institute

    9. September 2020
    Economic Policy Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis in the Euro Area and Japan

    Masaaki Shirakawa, former Bank of Japan Governor (2008-2013)
    Volker Wieland, member of the German Council of Economic Experts
    Moderated by Yuri Okina, Chairperson of The Japan Research Institute

    18. Juni 2020
    How Real Are Numbers?
    Making Sense of National COVID-19 Statistics

    27. Mai 2020
    National Approaches to Systemic Risk
    Germany and Japan under the COVID-19 Crisis

    17. Februar 2020
    Money, parenting and happiness: A comparative and historical perspective

    Hiroshi Ono, Hitotsubashi University Business School
    Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University

    13. Februar 2020
    US-Japan Relations under Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe


    12. Dezember 2019
    User-driven Innovation in Health- & Elderly Care in Japan

    Sarah Cosentino, Waseda University
    Nobu Ishiguro, Osaka University

    28. November 2019
    The Future of Society – German and Japanese Perspectives

    31. Oktober 2019
    A New Era of Immigration? Japan’s Guest Worker Programs in Comparative Perspective

    Naoto Higuchi, Tokushima University
    Kristin Surak, University of London

    4. Oktober 2019
    Universities in the Digital Age

    Bernd Huber, President of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    Miho Funamori, Strategy Manager at the Research Center for Open Science and Data Platform at National Institute of Informatics

    19. September 2019
    Renewable Energy in Germany and Japan - Prospects for the Citizen Energy Movement

    Carsten Herbes, Nuertingen-Geislingen University, Germany
    Jörg Raupach-Sumiya, Ritsumeikan University, Osaka
    Eiji Oishi, Minna Denryoku, Tokyo

    1. August 2019
    The Mountains Belong to Everybody? Conflicts about Recreational Forest Use in Austria and Japan

    Yuichiro Hirano, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba
    Wolfram Manzenreiter, University of Vienna

    23. Mai 2019
    Androids and Virtual Reality – Simulations of the Human in Japanese Theatre

    Mari Boyd, Sophia University, Tokyo
    M. Cody Poulton, University of Victoria, Canada

    18. April 2019
    Protecting Children in Family Separation

    Yuko Nishitani, Kyoto University
    Noriko Odagiri, Tokyo International University

    4. März 2019
    Regulating for a Better Work-life Balance: German and Japanese Experiences

    Hartmut Seifert, WSI Düsseldorf
    Katsutoshi Kezuka, Chuo University


    25. Oktober 2018
    Tokyo 2020 and Beyond: Legacies from Hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games

    Munehiko Harada, Waseda University
    John D. Horne, Waseda University
    Wolfram Manzenreiter, University of Vienna

    18. Oktober 2018
    The Politics of Subnational Spaces in Japan and China

    Carolyn Cartier, University of Technology, Sydney
    Franz Waldenberger, German Institute for Japanese Studies

    4. Oktober 2018
    Kōmeitō and Sōka Gakkai’s Transforming Relationship: How Changes in Politics and Religion Affect Japan Today

    Asayama Taichi, Ritsumeikan University
    Axel Klein, University Duisburg-Essen
    Levi McLaughlin, North Carolina State University

    6. Juni 2018
    Destiny: The Secret Operations of the Yodogō Exiles

    Patricia G. Steinhoff, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
    Scott North, Osaka University

    25. April 2018
    Japanese Development Cooperation as a Political Tool

    Marie Söderberg, Stockholm School of Economics
    Naohiro Kitano, Waseda University

    5. April 2018
    space AGE space - Elderly Care in a Digitally Connected World

    Thomas Bock, Technical University of Munich
    Shuichi Matsumura, The University of Tokyo


    1. Dezember 2017
    From Flexible Rigidities to Embracing Diversity? Work-related Diversity and its Implications in Japan and Beyond

    Andrea Dorothea Bührmann, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    Mieko Takenobu, Wako University, Tokyo

    26. Oktober 2017
    Japan votes (again): A review of the Lower House election 2017

    Koichi Nakano, Sophia University
    Chris Winkler, Hokkaido University

    28. September 2017
    Changing dynamics of multilevel democracy in Japan

    Ken Victor Leonard Hijino, Kyoto University
    Yamada Kyohei, Rikkyo University

    11. Mai 2017
    Living Diversity: A Comparative View on Identity, Gender and Sexual Orientation in Contemporary Japan and Germany

    İpek İpekçioğlu, DJ, producer and curator, Berlin & Istanbul
    Tomoya Hosoda, Councilor of Iruma City, Saitama
    Professor Akiko Shimizu, PhD, The University of Tokyo

    22. März 2017
    The Status of Japanese Career Women in their Professional and Private Life

    Markus Pudelko, The University of Tübingen
    Noelle Takahashi, Women’s Leadership Advocate

    9. März 2017
    Energiewende エネルギー転換 - The Future of Energy Transition in Germany and Japan

    Dimitri Pescia, Agora Energiewende
    Mika Ōbayashi, Renewable Energy Institute

    23. Februar 2017
    Who pays for whom? Intergenerational Transfers in Japan and Germany

    Naohiro Ogawa, The University of Tokyo
    Gerhard Naegele, Technical University of Dortmund

    20. Februar 2017
    Staatsverschuldung – Warum setzt Deutschland auf Konsolidierung?

    Bernhardt Schulte-Drüggelte, MdB


    24. November 2016
    Diversity – Limits and Opportunities

    10. November 2016
    Victimhood Nationalism in the Transnational Memory Space

    Jie-Hyun Lim, Sogang University Seoul
    Andrew Horvat, Josai International University

    13. Oktober 2016
    Changing Gender Orders and Diversity in Comparative Perspective: Growing Flexibility of Work and Life Strategies

    Ilse Lenz, Professor emeritus at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
    Glenda Roberts, Professor at Waseda University

    28. Juli 2016
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Japanese Workplace

    Tomoki Sekiguchi, Osaka University

    Comments by
    Sierk Horn, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    Hendrik Meyer-Ohle, National University of Singapore

    2. Juni 2016
    Five Things You'd Want to Know in Explaining Japan's Surrender in 1945

    Sheldon Garon, Princeton University
    Yukiko Koshiro, Nihon University

    18. Mai 2016
    Health Care in Japan: How Sustainable is the System?

    Ludwig Kanzler, Hanegi Solutions
    Kenji Shibuya, The University of Tokyo

    18. Februar 2016
    Meeting the Challenge of Globalization – Comparing Korean and Japanese Global Human Resource Management

    Martin Hemmert, Korea University
    Hitoshi Yamanishi, Nomura Group


    11. Dezember 2015
    Atomenergie – warum hört Deutschland auf, warum macht Japan weiter?
    原子力 – なぜドイツは止めるか、なぜ日本は続けるか

    Professor em. Dr. Joachim Radkau
    Professor Hitoshi Yoshioka

    17. November 2015
    Creating a Society in which all Women Shine?

    Haniwa Natori, President of BPW Japan; former Director of the Cabinet Office Gender Equality Bureau
    Yuki Tsuji, Associate Professor, Tokai University

    8. Oktober 2015
    Trust and Risks in Changing Societies

    Toshio Yamagishi, Hitotsubashi University/Hokkaido University
    Jens Zinn, University of Melbourne

    16. September 2015
    The truth about the Fukushima nuclear disaster

    Naoto Kan, former Prime Minister of Japan

    11. Juni 2015
    Encouraging Entrepreneurial Spirit in Japan

    Robert Tobin, Keio University

    Comment by
    Ikuo Hiraishi, SunBridge Global Ventures Inc.

    14. Mai 2015
    Transforming Japan Into an Energy Rich Country - What Needs to be Done?

    Tomas Kåberger, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (Chair of Executive Board)

    Comment by
    Yasuyo Yamazaki, Kuni Umi Asset Management

    9. April 2015
    Japan’s Corporate Governance Code - Driver of Change?

    Nicholas Benes, BDTI
    Takaya Seki, Corporate Practice Partner Inc.

    22. Januar 2015
    Industrial Policy in the 21st Century: The Case of Japan

    Professor Stefan Lippert, Temple University (Japan Campus)


    2. Dezember 2014
    Risk and Opportunity – Japan Confronting Uncertain Futures

    Franz Waldenberger, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

    19. November 2014
    Strengths and weaknesses of national research and innovation systems – comparing Germany and Japan

    Professor Tateo Arimoto, GRIPS and JST
    Professor Dietmar Harhoff, MPI for Innovation and Competition and EFI