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30. Juni 2022
Data protection regulation in Japan against the background of international trends

Ana Gascón Marcén, University of Zaragoza

23. Juni 2022
Actors, Networks, and where to find them

Timo Thelen, Kanazawa University

7. Juni - 9. Juni 2022
The Future of Liberalism
Japan, France and Germany in global context

25. Mai 2022
Cultural Specificity & Planetary Thinking: Reading Ishimure Michiko's Final Work

Christine L. Marran, University of Minnesota

18. Mai 2022
Critical Discourse Analysis and the Politics of Reproduction in Contemporary Japan

Isabel Fassbender, Doshisha Women’s College, Kyoto

13. April - 14. April 2022
Health Infrastructure and Asia’s Epidemiological Transitions: Historical Perspectives

6. April 2022
‘The Visible College of Urbanists’: Imagining Tokyo as a World City

Eric Häusler, Institute of Comparative Culture, Sophia University

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

16. März 2022
Ryokan: Mobilizing Hospitality in Rural Japan

Chris McMorran, National University of Singapore

14. März - 18. März 2022
Digital Technologies in the COVID-19 pandemic: A Transnational Dialogue between Germany and Japan (TechCo-Project), Ruhr Universität Bochum (cooperation partner Susanne Brucksch)

1. März - 28. April 2022
Gemeinsame Buchausstellung "Die Stadt Tokyo: Geschichte und Gegenwart"

16. Februar 2022
Toxic Food and Slow Violence in Japan’s Post-3/11 Literature

Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Nagoya University
Aidana Bolatbekkyzy, University of Oregon


9. Dezember 2021
Globalizing the Social Sciences
German-East Asian Entanglements in the 19th and 20th Century

29. November 2021
Japan und Deutschland in der Sars-CoV2-Pandemie (Universität Mainz): Familienleben in der Pandemie / Monetary Policy and Fiscal Policy-Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic in Japan and Germany

19. November 2021
Film screening and discussion with filmmaker Thomas Ash: ‘Ushiku’

11. November 2021
‘Emerging from the mist’: Dissemination and Transition of Contemporary Shugendō

Josko Kozic, Heidelberg University

4. November 2021
Digital Humanities in the Max Weber Foundation

Esther MEIER and Sebastian KINDLER (German Historical Institute Moscow)
Jörg HÖRNSCHEMEYER (German Historical Institute Rome)
Mareike KÖNIG (German Historical Institute Paris)
Anne KLAMMT (DFK Paris)
Jana KECK (German Historical Institute Washington)
moderated by Harald KÜMMERLE (DIJ)

28. Oktober 2021
What the D does to History - The Digital Age as a New Temporal Regime?

Andreas FICKERS (Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History)
moderated by Harald KÜMMERLE (DIJ)

21. Oktober 2021
The Future of Society – National Ambitions and Strategies

Dietmar HARHOFF (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)
Ulrike SCHAEDE (University of California San Diego)
moderated by Franz WALDENBERGER (DIJ)

20. Oktober 2021
From learning good manners to training one’s own apprentices: Female rakugo performers on Tokyo’s stages

Sarah Stark, University of Ghent

14. Oktober 2021
Data Infrastructures and Open Science

Miho FUNAMORI (National Institute of Informatics)
Jeroen SONDERVAN (Utrecht University)
Helmuth TRISCHLER (Deutsches Museum and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
moderated by Harald KÜMMERLE (DIJ)

7. Oktober - 9. Oktober 2021
Fascism in Motion: Concepts, Agents and the Global Experiences

7. Oktober 2021
Japan’s economic management: decades of self-induced paralysis?

Brieuc Monfort, Sophia University

1. Oktober - 30. Oktober 2021
Gemeinsame Buchausstellung "Welterbe in Japan"

30. September 2021
Governance in the Digital Age

Kaori HAYASHI (University of Tokyo)
Melike ŞAHINOL (OI Istanbul)
moderated by Harald KÜMMERLE (DIJ)

30. September 2021
Touching the Unreachable: Love of the Object and of the Self through Kawabata

Fusako Innami, Durham University

27. September 2021
Studying Japan. Perspectives from 'Inside' and 'Outside'

23. September 2021
Knowledge Production in a Data Driven Society

Yoshiaki FUKAMI (Gakushuin University/Keio University)
Itty ABRAHAM (National University of Singapore)
Nadin HEÉ (Osaka University)
moderated by Franz WALDENBERGER (DIJ)

7. September 2021
Mobile professionals and their families: The making of transnational spaces in Tokyo from a male perspective

Sakura Yamamura, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

21. Juli 2021
Measuring Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity on Surveys in Japan: Methods and Epistemologies

Daiki Hiramori, Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle
Saori Kamano, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo
(in cooperation with Laura Dales, University of Western Australia)

25. Juni 2021
Technology & Society in Japan and Beyond

23. Juni 2021
Croft, Quiet, and Kantai Collection: Female Bodies in Japanese Videogames

Rachael Hutchinson, University of Delaware

17. Juni 2021
Worshipping the Kami at a Distance: World-Wide Shinto and the Global Pandemic

Kaitlyn Ugoretz, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

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

26. Mai 2021
Mental mapping: Rediscovering and reframing a geographical method for mobility patterns

Sakura Yamamura, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

19. Mai 2021
‘Radioactive Aesthetics’: Distance and Avisuality in Post-Fukushima Literature

Chiara Pavone, University of California, Los Angeles

18. Mai 2021
Visions and Expectations of Autonomous Driving by Policy Makers in Japan

Yukari Yamasaki, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

19. April - 23. April 2021
Climate Change, Energy, and Sustainability in the Pacific Region
Knowledge, Policies, and Transfers (1970s – Present)

19. März 2021
VSJF Annual Conference 2021: Continuity and Change 10 years after 3.11

1. März - 30. April 2021
Gemeinsame Buchausstellung "Zehn Jahre nach dem 11. März"

8. Februar 2021


10. Dezember 2020
Linking Preferential Trade Agreements to Domestic Political and Economic Structures:
A Comparative Case Study of People’s Republic of China and Japan

Aya Adachi, Ruhr University Bochum & University of Duisburg-Essen

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

26. November - 27. November 2020
Symposium on the Occasion of the 130th Anniversary of the Opening of the Japanese Parliament
Global Views of Japanese Parliamentarism in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

25. November 2020
„Aktives Altern“ im digitalen Zeitalter. Wie kann Digitalisierung soziale Teilhabe und Inklusion fördern? VERSCHOBEN

13. November 2020

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

20. Oktober 2020
Agenda-Cutting in Media News Coverage of Covid-19:
A Case Study from Japan

Yosuke Buchmeier, LMU Munich/DIJ Tokyo

12. September 2020
Film screening and discussion with the film's producer Ian Thomas Ash and one protagonist: Boys for Sale

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