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DIJ History & Humanities Study Group

Die DIJ History & Humanities Study Group versteht sich als Forum für Wissenschaftler und Wissenschaftlerinnen sowie Doktoranden, die zu einem geschichts- oder geisteswissenschaftlichen Thema arbeiten. In einem etwa 45minütigen Vortrag werden laufende Forschungsarbeiten vorgestellt und daran anschließend diskutiert. Vortragssprache ist in der Regel Englisch.

Wenn Sie Interesse daran haben, einen Vortrag zu halten, wenden Sie sich bitte an die Organisatoren:

Ronald Saladin
Torsten Weber

2017

12. Oktober 2017
Prolonging Youthfulness: An Investigation of the bimajo Phenomenon in Japan

Satoshi Ota, Tama University


17. August 2017
Transcultural Potentials of Japanese Fan Work: First Field Results

Katharina Hülsmann, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


6. Juli 2017
Gender Representations in East Asian Television Advertisements: Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea

Michael Prieler, Hallym University


26. Juni 2017
Womenomics - Remedy or Illusion?

Judit Hidasi, Budapest Business School


8. Juni 2017
Revolution and Empire: the Northern Expedition in the Japanese Press, 1926-28

Andrea Revelant, Ca‘ Foscari University of Venice/Keio University SGUP


25. Mai 2017
Seoul's Namsan under Japanese Influence - Japanese Ritual Life and Assimilation Policy in Korea, 1890-1945

Juljan Biontino, Chiba University


23. März 2017
Towards an Intellectual History of Japan’s 1980s Bubble Culture and Economy

Urs Matthias Zachmann, Freie Universität Berlin


26. Januar 2017
The Ideologue and Activist Ōkawa Shūmei (1886-1957)

Florian Neumann, Kagawa University, Takamatsu


2016

8. Dezember 2016
Emperor Hirohito from the Pacific War to the Cold War

Noriko Kawamura, Washington State University


24. März 2016
Negotiating “Superstition” and “Religion”: The Case of the “Immoral Heresies Tenrikyō and Renmonkyō” in Meiji Japan

Franziska Steffen, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


10. März 2016
Collective Subjectivity and Apology Under the Gaze of the ‘International Community’: A Lacanian Analysis of the Apology Issue in Japan-China Relations

Hai Guo, University of Leeds


4. Februar 2016
What is human dignity? And could it provide a common ethical foundation between cultures? The examples of Germany and Japan

Ralf Stoecker (Bielefeld University) together with Miki Aoyama (DIJ)


14. Januar 2016
King Solomon and Jinmu Tennō: Ethiopia and Japan in World History

Gerhard Krebs


7. Januar 2016
Leaving Japan and Leading the Oppressed: Chinese Intellectuals’ Engagement with Asianist Organizations in the late-1920s

Craig A. Smith, Kyoto University


2015

29. Juli 2015
Choosing Ways of Remembering: Comparing Student Narratives about World War II in Japan and Germany

Ingvild Bode & Seunghoon Emilia Heo, United Nations University & Sophia University


18. Juni 2015
Imperial Memory in Postcolonial Japanese and South Korean Short Fiction

Nadeschda Bachem, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


21. Mai 2015
Samurai, Castles, and the Search for the Soul of Japan

Oleg Benesch, University of York


17. April 2015
To Fight or Not to Fight: The Role of Intelligence in Japan’s Decision for Pearl Harbor

Tosh Minohara, Kobe University


26. Februar 2015
How Meiji Japan Governed Foreigners: Determining Failure and Success of Treaty Revision

Kaoru Iokibe, University of Tokyo


2014

22. Mai 2014
Fujita Tsuguharu’s Troubled Choices

Doug Slaymaker, Meiji University/University of Kentucky


22. April 2014
Historical Legacies of Yasukuni Shrine

Akiko Takenaka, University of Kentucky


8. April 2014
A ‘MAD’ age: War, Student Protest and Consumer Culture in 1960s Japan

Martyn Smith, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


21. Januar 2014
Cabaret as an Artistic Beachhead: The Case of Butoh

Bruce Baird, University of Massachusetts Amherst


2013

10. Dezember 2013
Introducing Nuclear Power – The Struggle of Japan`s Physicists

Franziska John, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


28. November 2013
Channelling Influence through Experts: British and German Oyatoi in Meiji Japan

Kristin Meißner, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


24. Oktober 2013
Prisoners of war from Tsingtao during the First World War: A Comparative Perspective

Mahon Murphy, London School of Economics and Political Science


3. September 2013
Prospects of the Coastal Fishery in Northern Pacific Tōhoku in the Aftermath of 3.11

Johannes Wilhelm, University of Vienna


18. Juli 2013
Media representations of Okinawa: a postcolonial perspective

Ina Hein, University of Vienna


11. Juli 2013
The Bullet Train and Techno-internationalism

Jessamyn R. Abel, Pennsylvania State University


11. Juni 2013
Intellectuals and the ‘Happiness’ of the People

Simone Müller, Zurich University


17. Mai 2013
Another Part of the Axis? Japan’s Wars and Spain, 1937-45

Florentino Rodao, Complutense University (Madrid)


17. April 2013
Early Modern Japanese-Spanish Relations between Micro and Macro History

Birgit Tremml, University of Tokyo


27. März 2013
Spatializations of Food Safety in Contemporary Japan

Cornelia Reiher, Halle University


27. Februar 2013
The Invisible Hand of the Writer: The Advent of the Japanese Typewriter and the Anonymity of Information Exchange in Japanese Corporations

Raja Adal, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo


30. Januar 2013
Terayama Shūji as Global Artist and his Impact on Postwar Japan’s Culture

Carolin Fleischer, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


2012

4. Oktober 2012
Negotiating Nuclear Disaster - Japanese Theater after 3.11

Barbara Geilhorn, Freie Universitaet Berlin


6. Juni 2012
Contemporary Pilgrims' Perceptions of the 88 Temple Pilgrimage on Shikoku Island

Ryofu Pussel


18. Mai 2012
You’ve got sp@m: A corpus-linguistic analysis of Japanese dating invitation mails

Peter Backhaus, Waseda University


12. April 2012
Shimazaki Toson as Writer and Educator: Double-faced or Multifaceted?

Irina Holca, Osaka University


4. April 2012
Rakugo: Contemporary Entertainment or Classical Performing Art?

Till Weingaertner, Freie Universitaet Berlin


21. März 2012
Russian-Japanese Borderlands and the Change of National Consciousness in Japan around 1800

Julian Plenefisch, Freie Universität Berlin


7. März 2012
Female same-sex attraction in manga: Yuri – exploring the mechanisms of a genre

Verena Maser, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


2011

7. Dezember 2011
Rite of Redemption? Japanese Canadians, Remembrance Day, and the Restorative Power of Ritual

Hisako Omori, Meiji Gakuin University


15. September 2011
Golf Clubbing in Modern Japan

Angus Lockyer, SOAS, University of London


11. Juli 2011
Earthquakes and Art ― The Great Kantō Earthquake in the Work of Takehi sa Yumeji

Sabine Schenk, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


12. Mai 2011
Ubugami – Gods of Childbirth in Japanese Folk Belief

Christian Göhlert, Munich University/Seijo University Tokyo


9. März 2011
The Early Asian Games and Predecessors (1913-1978): Sport and Media Orchestration between Transnational Experience and Representations of the Nation

Stefan Hübner, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


1. März 2011
Traveling Protagonists: Trains as Metaphor in the Fiction of Natsume Soseki and Tawada Yoko

Christine Glensted and Annette Vilslev, Waseda University / University of Copenhagen


16. Februar 2011
Rethinking Haiku Analysis: Neocybernetic Approaches

Nami Ohi, University of Tokyo


13. Januar 2011
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1945-1995: The Creation and Transformation of a lieu de mémoire in Socio-Political Perspective

Stefanie Schäfer, Free University Berlin