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Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien

Miki Aoyama-Olschina

Philosophy, Japanese Studies
(Researchers, January 1, 2014 - April 30, 2016)

After studying Philosophy, Japanese Studies and History of Religions Miki Aoyama-Olschina received her PhD in Japanese Studies from the Goethe University Frankfurt. Since January 2014 she is a Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for Japanese Studies and heads the project “Happiness and unhappiness in bioethical questions: Decision making for organ donation and organ transplantation in Germany and Japan”. She is particularly interested in ethical discussions about medicine and technology, relations between universalism and relativism, theories on cultural and language policies in Japan.

Current DIJ Projects

Completed DIJ Projects

Diversität, Körper und Gesundheit: Bioethische Diskussionen in Japan

Effective Multinational Teamwork in the Japanese Context (EMTJ Study)

Diversität und ethische Probleme in der Kultur- und Sprachpolitik Japans: Geschichte, Gegenwart und Zukunft

Happiness and Unhappiness in Bioethical Questions: Decision Making for Organ Donation and Organ Transplantation in Germany and in Japan

Happiness in Japan: Continuities and Discontinuities