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September 21, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Revolutionary Biographies in the 19th and 20th Century. Imperial – Inter/national – Decolonial

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

Juljan Biontino, Chiba University

May 11, 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

April 25, 2017
Culture at work. On the interplay of cultural change and job satisfaction in a Japanese multinational company

March 31, 2017
Humans & Machines in Medical Contexts: Case Studies from Japan

March 23, 2017
Towards an Intellectual History of Japan’s 1980s Bubble Culture and Economy

Urs Matthias Zachmann, Freie Universität Berlin

March 22, 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

March 9, 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

March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017
The Bakumatsu - the end of the Edo period

February 28, 2017
Are the elderly a cost factor for society or its safety net? A comparison of family regimes and National Transfer Accounts data in Germany and Japan

February 23, 2017
Who pays for whom? Intergenerational Transfers in Japan and Germany

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

February 20, 2017
Staatsverschuldung – Warum setzt Deutschland auf Konsolidierung?

Bernhardt Schulte-Drüggelte, MdB

February 7, 2017
Book Launch: Social Inequality in Post-Growth Japan. Transformation during Economic and Demographic Stagnation

January 26, 2017
The Ideologue and Activist Ōkawa Shūmei (1886-1957)

Florian Neumann, Kagawa University, Takamatsu


December 13, 2016
International Workshop, Diversity in the Japanese Labor Market: Challenges and Opportunities, Waseda University, Tokyo

December 8, 2016
Emperor Hirohito from the Pacific War to the Cold War

Noriko Kawamura, Washington State University

November 30, 2016
Effects of Zero Interest Rate Monetary Policy on Banks and Society

November 29, 2016
Between Nostalgia and Utopia: Alternative Lifestyles in Rural Japan

November 26, 2016
Corporate Governance – Comparing Japan and Germany

November 24, 2016
Diversity – Limits and Opportunities

November 21, 2016
Forschungskolloquium zur Vergleichs- und Verflechtungsgeschichte, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, FU Berlin

November 19, 2016
VSJF Jahrestagung 2016, Fachgruppe Soziologie und Sozialanthropologie, Universität Duisburg-Essen

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

November 10, 2016
Victimhood Nationalism in the Transnational Memory Space

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

November 2, 2016
Conference “Rural Areas Between Decline and Resurgence - Lessons from Japan and Austria

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

October 13, 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

September 25, 2016
2nd EAJS in Japan Conference

September 21, 2016
Going Global, but How? Diversity in Transnationalisation Processes of Japanese Labour Activism

Jan Niggemeier, Freie Universität Berlin

September 15, 2016
Disaster, Law and Justice in Japan: In the Tsunami of Debt and Lost Homes

Julius Weitzdörfer, University of Cambridge

September 8, 2016
Joint East Asian Studies Conference

September 8, 2016
Governance and Financial Aspects of Catastrophic / Systemic Risks

September 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016
Natsume Sōseki Centennial

September 1, 2016
Managing One’s Own Death: The Shūkatsu Industry and the Enterprising Self in an Ageing Society

August 18, 2016
International Workshop Translating the Occupation: Texts from Wartime China

July 29, 2016
Mothers and Social Movements in Postwar Japan

July 28, 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

July 26, 2016
The Employees’ View on Cross-Border M&As in Japan: What do Employees Need to Speak in Favor of an Acquisition?

July 24, 2016
24th World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Panel “Local Governance and Civil Society”

July 19, 2016
International Workshop, How Japan works: Risks and Opportunities of a Diversifying Labor Market, University of Hamburg

July 19, 2016
Corporate Governance Regulation by Comply-or-Explain as Seen from Soft Law and Self Regulation

July 15, 2016
Symposium „Sprache-Übersetzung-Welt(en)-Möglichkeiten des Japanischen im globalen Zeitalter"

July 13, 2016
Logics of Liberalization: Tracing Japan's Trajectory of Socio-Economic Institutional Change

Stefan Heeb, University of Geneva

July 6, 2016
Journalism and Disaster from a Cultural Perspective. A comparative reflection of German and Japanese media reporting on 'Fukushima'

Florian Meißner, Dortmund Technical University

July 2, 2016
20th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Conference Japan

July 1, 2016
13th Annual East Asian Social Policy Conference

June 29, 2016
Informative Activism and the Blogosphere in Japan after 311

Natalia Novikova, University of Tsukuba

June 25, 2016

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

Sheldon Garon, Princeton University
Yukiko Koshiro, Nihon University

May 19, 2016
Reproductive Decision-Making in Japan’s Low Birth Rate Society: Education about Family Planning and Fertility as a Remedy?

Isabel Fassbender, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies