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DIJ Social Science Study Group

Die DIJ Social Science Study Group versteht sich als Forum für junge Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler aus den Sozialwissenschaften. In einem etwa 45-minütigen Vortrag werden laufende Forschungsarbeiten vorgestellt und daran anschließend diskutiert. Vortragssprache ist Englisch. Die Social Science Study Group findet in der Regel monatlich mittwochs von 18.30 bis 20.00 Uhr statt.

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

Susanne Brucksch
Sonja Ganseforth
Nora Kottmann


22. Juli 2015
Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship and NPOs: The Case of Food Banks in Japan

Nadine Vogel, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

24. Juni 2015
A New Dawn for Direct Democracy in Japan? Action and Mobilization Strategies of a Grassroots Movement

Juliane Schulz, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg/DIJ

26. Mai 2015
Deceleration: Phenomena and discourses in present-day Japan from cultural and literary perspectives

Evelyn Schulz, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

20. Mai 2015
Is Japan Transforming into a “Leisure Society”? Investigating Changes in Work and Leisure Values

Simon Essler, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

15. April 2015
From Solidaristic to Neoliberal Values? Responses to Income Inequality in Japan, Germany, Sweden, and the US

Nate Breznau, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)

Carola Hommerich, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

18. März 2015
The Art of Living– Disaster Experience and Emotions in Artist`s Biographies in Contemporary Japan

Wiebke Grimmig, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

4. Februar 2015
How to Analyze the Distribution of Risks? Social Inequality Theory Re-Visited

Kenji Kawabata, University of Tokyo


3. Dezember 2014
North Korea and the Evolution of Japan’s Post-Cold War National Security Policy

Sebastian Maslow, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

5. November 2014
Nationalism in Okinawa. Case Study of the Futenma base relocation

Ra Mason, University of Central Lancashire

24. September 2014
Augmented Reality – Stakeholders of a new technology

Sarah Jacoby, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

23. Juli 2014
The Challenge of ´Work-Food-Balance´: Working Mothers and their familial Meal-Supply Strategies

Stefanie Reitzig, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

2. Juli 2014
Japan’s Single Women and the Disembedding Economic System

Kumiko Endo, The New School for Social Research, New York

4. Juni 2014
Meanings of graduate education for women in Japan: A study of University of Tokyo Alumnae in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Yuki Yamamoto, University of Wisconsin-Madison

14. Mai 2014
The Japanese Anti-Nuclear Movement – Mobilization Processes After Fukushima

Anna Wiemann, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

2. April 2014
Japan’s Official Development Assistance: Strategies in Changing National and Global Contexts

Raymond Yamamoto, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

5. März 2014
A Swallow Does Not Make a Summer, Or Why Japan May Not Quite Be Germany When It Comes to Renewables

19. Februar 2014
New Approaches to Elderly Care and Senior Citizens Engagement

Sebastian Hofstetter, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

Inger M. Bachmann, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

13. Februar 2014
The Impact of 3-11 on Japanese Public Opinion toward Energy

Paul Midford, University for Science and Technology, Trondheim

29. Januar 2014
Gender socialization at primary school in contemporary Japan

Aline Henninger, INALCO, Waseda University


27. November 2013
The Political Discourse of Regional Disparity in Japan: 1993-2013

Ken Victor Leonard Hijino, Keio University

30. Oktober 2013
Ikumen Generation – Support Networks for Japanese Fathers

Tabea Bienek, Free University Berlin

25. September 2013
Shadow Education in Japan: the Juku-Phenomenon

Steve R. Entrich, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

18. September 2013
The Absence of Armed Conflict in the East China Sea

Roland Löchli, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

26. Juni 2013
How Wars Create Welfare: The Pacific War and Social Policy-Making in Japan

Anna K. Skarpelis, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

12. Juni 2013
Yokohama Yankee: My Family’s Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan

Leslie Helm, Seattle Business Magazine

13. März 2013
Political Shocks and their Effects on Japan-China Economic Relations – The Senkaku-Dispute of 2010 and 2012

Franziska Schultz, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

20. Februar 2013
Social Democracy in Japan – What’s Left?

Felix Spremberg, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

23. Januar 2013
Japan’s search for security: Building ‘strategic partnerships’ in the Asia-Pacific

Thomas S. Wilkins, University of Sydney


19. Dezember 2012
Civil-Military Relations in Japan - From Ignorance to Embrace?

Simon Schwenke, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

14. November 2012
Fiji Islanders in Japan: Transnational Ties and Ideas of Community in a Micro-Migrant Group

Dominik Schieder, Hitotsubashi University

31. Oktober 2012
Football fandom in Japan. An ethnographic study

Martin Lieser, University of Bonn

10. Oktober 2012
Housewives and Salarymen in Post-bubble Japan: A Changing Gender Contract?

Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni, Tel Aviv University

27. Juni 2012
Better Half: Political Candidacy and the Electoral Role of the Spouse in Japan

Dyron Dabney, Albion College, Michigan

30. Mai 2012
Why Japan's "Agile Youth" Will Lead Social Innovation in East Asia: New Possibilities & Outstanding Challenges

Tuukka Toivonen, University of Oxford

19. März 2012
Mapping Descent, Reconciling with the Past: Half-Japanese Descendants visiting their Fatherland

Eveline Buchheim, National Institute for War-, Holocaust- and Genocide Studies (NIOD), Amsterdam

29. Februar 2012
Continuity and Transformation of Cultural Distinction in Contemporary Japan - The Case of Classical Music Fans and Architects

Yuki Fukiage and Jun Matsumura, Kwansei Gakuin University

8. Februar 2012
Urban-Rural Relations in Contemporary Japan

Hiroe Kihara and Chika Sano, Kwansei Gakuin University

25. Januar 2012
The Project "Healthy Japan 21" and the Japanese Health Promotion Law

Thomas Hüllein, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

11. Januar 2012
The People's Post Office: The History and Politics of the Japanese Postal System, 1871-2010

Patricia L. Maclachlan, University of Texas at Austin


21. Dezember 2011
Protecting Biodiversity: Global Challenges at the National Level

Asuka Ashida, Technical University Munich

19. Oktober 2011
Are We in Control of Our Choices? Organ Donation in Japan and Germany

Stefan Roesner, University of Bonn

8. Juni 2011
Sexile to the Promised Land: Japanese Gay Migration to North America

Kunisuke Hirano, University of Tokyo


24. November 2010
Japan’s Policymaking System under the DPJ: Towards Westminster-Style Government?

Patrick Köllner, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

29. September 2010
‘Modern’ Labels and ‘Postmodern’ Roleplaying? Stereotyping the ‘otaku’ vs. learning from the stranger

Björn-Ole Kamm, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

15. September 2010
Conservative contestations over gender equality and feminism: Discourses and practices

Maria Sachiko Baier, University of Vienna
Haruno Katō, Ochanomizu University

30. Juni 2010
What Makes it OK to Leave: Explaining Divorce in Contemporary Japan

Allison Alexy, Lafayette College

31. März 2010
“Contradictive Femininity” and Self-harm – A Social and Literary Analysis

Gitte Marianne Hansen

24. Februar 2010
Blurring Boundaries: An Analysis of (In)dependent Contractors in Japan

Shizuka Jäger-Dresen, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien


2. Dezember 2009
The Rise of China and Changes in Japan’s Identity Construction

Kai Schulze, Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

9. September 2009
Cool cities, creative economies, global hubs? Tokyo and London in comparative regional perspective

Adrian Favell, UCLA