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Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

Junko Ando

(Researchers, May 1, 2001 - November 30, 2015)

Junko Ando has been a senior research fellow at the DIJ since May 2001. She studied  History and Philosophy at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, and holds a PhD in  History. Within the  DIJ research focus “Challenges of Demographic Change” her subject of study is the adult  guardianship in Japan. Her research interests include reception of western ideas since the Meiji period, discussion related to Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution,  and the controversy surrounding the female succession in Japan.

Current DIJ Projects

Completed DIJ Projects

Adult Guardianship in Japan

Die Zulassung der weiblichen Thronfolge in Japan

Die Diskussion um die Änderung der japanischen Verfassung und der Kriegsverzichtsartikel (Artikel 9)

Challenges of Demographic Change