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Symposia and Conferences


October 18, 2018
What is the ‘local’?
Rethinking the politics of subnational spaces in Japan


November 30, 2017
From Flexible Rigidities to Embracing Diversity? - Work-Related Diversity and its Implications in Japan and Beyond

October 31, 2017
Rural Japan Revisited: Autonomy and Heteronomy in the Peripheries

May 12, 2017
Demographischer Wandel als kommunalpolitische Herausforderung – Lösungsstrategien japanischer und deutscher Gemeinden


November 26, 2016
Corporate Governance – Comparing Japan and Germany

November 15, 2016
The Relevance of Area Studies for the Sciences and Public Policy: Examples from Europe & Asia

November 2, 2016
Deutsch-Japanisches Symposium zu Klimaschutz und regionaler Entwicklung

July 29, 2016
Mothers and Social Movements in Postwar Japan


October 5, 2015
Klimapolitik als Chance für die Regionalentwicklung: Erneuerbare Energien in Japan und Deutschland

September 17, 2015
100 Years of “Risikopolitik” and Risk Paradoxa. Joint Conference of the Japan Risk Management Society (日本リスクマネジメント学会JARMS) and the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ), Tokyo, Japan

August 6, 2015
The Politics of Energy Transition Post-Fukushima: Anthropological Lessons from Europe and North America

February 19, 2015
Institutionalizing Regional Financial Stability Mechanisms


April 24, 2014
Deciphering the Social DNA of Happiness: Life Course Perspectives from Japan


May 23, 2013
Civil Society, Political Participation and Happiness


November 21, 2011
Happiness – Does Culture Matter?


October 22, 2010
Life Courses in Flux

September 29, 2010

September 15, 2010
Human Resources Policy for Ageing Workforce


November 19, 2009
Religious Organizations and the Politics of Happiness

October 1, 2009
Communication in Institutional Elderly Care: Cross-cultural Perspectives

June 2, 2009
Imploding Populations – Global and Local Challenges of Demographic Change


November 6, 2008
Fertility and Social Stratification - Germany and Japan in Comparison -

October 2, 2008
The Silver Market Phenomenon: Business Opportunities and Responsibilities in the Ageing Society


October 23, 2007
Migration and Integration – Japan in a Comparative Perspective


April 21, 2006
Biotechnologie-Cluster in Deutschland und Japan: Beispiele für erfolgreiche Innovation und Industriepolitik (Biotech Cluster in Germany and Japan: Examples of Successful Innovation and Industrial Policy)

March 10, 2006
Corporate Strategy and International Harmonization of Accounting, Finance and Law

March 9, 2006
Family Policy in the Aging Society - A German-Japanese Comparison

February 27, 2006
Mergers & Acquisitions – Reshaping the Industrial Landscape in Japan and Germany

February 7, 2006
Environmental Dialogue Between Civil Society Groups Germany – Japan


October 5, 2005
Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management and Labor Market Policies - A German-Japanese Comparison

September 30, 2005
The Economic Impact of Nanotechnology in the EU and Japan

September 30, 2005
Management: Japan and Germany

September 13, 2005
Language Regimes in Transformation. The Future of Japanese and German in Science, Economy and Politics

June 3, 2005
Dementia - Current Issues in Legal Support

May 20, 2005
Pathways to Innovation: Policies, Products, and Processes for Competitive Advantage in a Global Economy

May 19, 2005
Centenary International Symposium on the Russo-Japanese War and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty


December 10, 2004
Recent Developments in the Automotive Supplier Industry in Japan and the EU

October 12, 2004
The Automobile Industry in Japan and Germany - Strategic Challenges and New Perspectives in the Age of Globalization

September 7, 2004
Takeuchi Yoshimi – Thinker of a Different Modernity in East Asia?

June 10, 2004
Gender and Nation: Historical Perspectives on Japan

June 4, 2004
Dementia - Current Issues in Long-Term Care, Medical Care and Legal Support

March 27, 2004
The Centennial of a Historical Watershed: Legacies of the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05

January 14, 2004
Automobilindustrie in Japan und China

January 9, 2004
Umbruch von Markt- und Industriestrukturen in Japan – Chancen für die deutsche Wirtschaft


December 13, 2003
Selbstbehauptungsdiskurse in Ostasien - Versuch einer Zwischenbilanz

December 11, 2003
Capital Markets and Corporate Finance in Japan

November 21, 2003
The Changing Structure of Labor in Japan - Japanese Human Resource Management between Continuity and Innovation

October 24, 2003
Information and Communication Technologies in Japan, Germany and the U.S.: Institutional Frameworks, Competitiveness and Learning Processes

April 15, 2003
The Future of Corporate Pensions in the United States and Japan

April 8, 2003
Deutschland und Japan: Mit Reformen zu neuer Dynamik