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Markus Pudelko, The University of Tübingen / Noelle Takahashi, Women's Leadership Advocate
The Status of Japanese Career Women in their Professional and Private Life
Duration: 55:03 | 23 MB Listen 

Jie-Hyun Lim, Sogang University Seoul / Andrew Horvat, Josai International University
Victimhood Nationalism in the Transnational Memory Space
Duration: 1:02:43 | 34 MB Listen 

Ilse Lenz, Professor emeritus at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) Glenda Roberts, Professor at Waseda University
Changing Gender Orders and Diversity in Comparative Perspective: Growing Flexibility of Work and Life Strategies
Duration: 53:48 | 16 MB Listen 

Tomoki Sekiguchi, Osaka University, Comments by Sierk Horn, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Hendrik Meyer-Ohle, National University of Singapore
Diversity and Inclusion in the Japanese Workplace
Duration: 1:02:53 | 17 MB Listen 

Sheldon Garon, Princeton University / Yukiko Koshiro, Nihon University
Five Things You'd Want to Know in Explaining Japan's Surrender in 1945
Duration: 1:00:31 | 20 MB Listen 

Ludwig Kanzler, Hanegi Solutions / Kenji Shibuya, The University of Tokyo
Health Care in Japan: How Sustainable is the System?
Duration: 52:23 | 18 MB Listen 

Martin Hemmert, Korea University / Hitoshi Yamanishi, Nomura Group
Meeting the Challenge of Globalization – Comparing Korean and Japanese Global Human Resource Management
Duration: 57:06 | 18 MB Listen 

Prof. em. Dr. Joachim Radkau, Prof. Hitoshi Yoshioka
Atomenergie – warum hört Deutschland auf, warum macht Japan weiter? 原子力 – なぜドイツは止めるか、なぜ日本は続けるか
Duration: 01:19:48 | 27 MB Listen 

Haniwa Natori, President of BPW Japan; former Director of the Cabinet Office Gender Equality Bureau / Yuki Tsuji, Associate Professor, Tokai University
Creating a Society in which all Women Shine? The Politics behind the Policies for the Advancement of Women
Duration: 00:40:18 | 17 MB Listen 

Toshio Yamagishi, Hitotsubashi University/Hokkaido University Jens Zinn, University of Melbourne
Trust and Risks in Changing Societies
Duration: 01:22:59 | 24 MB Listen 

Naoto Kan, former Prime Minister of Japan
福島原発事故の真実 [The truth about the Fukushima nuclear disaster]
Duration: 54:27 | 13 MB Listen 

Tomas Kåberger, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation, Chair of Executive Board / Comment by Yasuyo Yamazaki, Kuni Umi Asset Management
Transforming Japan Into an Energy Rich Country - What Needs to be Done?
Duration: 01:05:54 | 30 MB Listen 

Franz Waldenberger
Risk and Opportunity – Japan Confronting Uncertain Futures
Duration: 01:03:35 | 19 MB Listen 

Tateo Arimoto, Professor, GRIPS and JST, Dietmar Harhoff, Professor, MPI for Innovation and Competition and EFI
Strengths and weaknesses of national research and innovation systems – comparing Germany and Japan
Duration: 01:43:25 | 33 MB Listen 

Florian Coulmas
Time and Culture
Duration: 00:46:38 | 18 MB Listen 

Patricia G. Steinhoff, Professor University of Hawaii
Three Myths about the Japanese Red Army: What you Think you Know is Probably Wrong!
Duration: 01:13:47 | 65 MB Listen 

Markus Pudelko, Professor, University of Tübingen
Opportunities and Constrains for Japanese Women Pursuing a Career: Between Self-fulfilment and Frustration
Duration: 43:06 | 40 MB Listen 

Aya H. Kimura, Professor, University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Citizen Radiation Measurement Stations after 3.11: Food Safety Knowledge Gaps and the Problem of “Citizen” in Citizen Science
Duration: 49:10 | 43 MB Listen 

Tom Gill, Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
Knowing one's Enemy: Japan's Korean Community, and Those Who Hate Them
Duration: 01:14:23 | 78 MB Listen 

Patrick Heinrich, Professor, Dokkyo University
Language, Security and Freedom in Okinawa
Duration: 01:16:49 | 69 MB Listen 

Andrew Sutter, Professor, Rikkyo University
Public Happiness in Japan
Duration: 01:05:37 | 60 MB Listen 

Hiroyuki Okamuro, Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Research-oriented Start-ups in Japan: What they are and what they do
Duration: 44:14 | 41 MB Listen 

Mahon Murphy, London School of Economics and Political Science
Prisoners of war from Tsingtao during the First World War: A Comparative Perspective
Duration: 42:04 | 37 MB Listen 

Masako Ishii-Kuntz, Professor, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo
The Rise of Ikumen (child caring fathers) in Contemporary Japan
Duration: 53:16 | 46 MB Listen 

Cornelius Herstatt, Professor, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Is Japan a Lead Market for Age-Based Innovations?
Duration: 38:53 | 36 MB Listen 

Ellis Krauss, Professor, University of California San Diego
What's Wrong With Japan? ...It's the Politics!
Duration: 48:20 | 42 MB Listen 

Mire Koikari, Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa,Women's Studies
Training Women for Disasters: Gender, "Crisis Management (Kiki Kanri)" and Post-Fukushima Nationalism in Japan
Duration: 42:13 | 38 MB Listen 

Paul J. Scalise, The University of Tokyo
The Cost of NIMBY: Policy Images, Foreign Blueprints and Civil Society’s Assault on Japan’s Post-Fukushima Energy Policy
Duration: 54:51 | 46 MB Listen 

Daniel Aldrich, Professor, Purdue University
Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery
Duration: 37:00 | 33 MB Listen 

Hiroshi Ono, Professor, Texas A&M University
Welfare States and the Redistribution of Happiness
Duration: 00:47:02 | 46 MB Listen 

Satsuki Kawano, Professor, University of Guelph
Who Will Care for Me When I'm Dead? Ancestors, Homeless Spirits, and New Afterlives in Low Fertility Japan
Duration: 00:55:00 | 48 MB Listen 

Yoshitaka Okada, Sophia University, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Sustainable Development, Frontier of Business, and its Application to Tohoku
Duration: 01:12:28 | 63 MB Listen 

Dave McCaughan, Director of Truth Central, McCann Worldgroup
The Truth About Mothers
Duration: 01:13:10 | 60 MB Listen 

Sheldon Garon, Princeton University, East Asian Studies
Why America Spends While Japan and Europe Save
Duration: 52:24 | 50 MB Listen 

Bruno Frey, Professor, University of Zurich, Department of Economics
Happiness: The View from Economics
Duration: 50:01 | 42 MB Listen 

Yukiko Uchida, Professor, Kyoto University, Kokoro Research Center
Happiness in Japan before and after the Great East Japan Earthquake
Duration: 57:28 | 52 MB Listen 

Franz Waldenberger, Professor, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich
The Japanese Economy one Year after Fukushima
Duration: 58:36 | 53 MB Listen 

Martin Hemmert, Professor, Korea University Business School
Bridging the Cultural Divide: University-Industry Research Collaborations in Japan, the United States and Korea
Duration: 01:04:55 | 59 MB Listen 

Paul Midford, Norwegian University for Science and Technology Trondheim
Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From LDP to DPJ Rule
Duration: 37:28 | 34 MB Listen 

Martin Schulz, Fujitsu Research Institute (FRI)
The Future of "Old" Industry in Japan: Hollowing Out, Growing with Asia, or Switching to Services?
Duration: 57:01 | 45 MB Listen 

Christoph Wulf, Free University Berlin / Shoko Suzuki, Kyoto University
What is a Happy Family? German and Japanese Case Studies
Duration: 49:30 | 55 MB Listen 

John C. Campbell, Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo
Policy for the Elderly in Japan
Duration: 01:05:27 | 59 MB Listen 

Peter J. Katzenstein, Professor, Cornell University
Beyond Bush: Japan and Germany in the American Imperium
Duration: 57:56 | 52 MB Listen 

Alfons Deeken, Professor Emeritus, Sophia University
Evolving Japanese Perspectives on Death and Dying
Duration: 01:04:07 | 58 MB Listen 

Kensaku Yoshida, Professor, Sophia University
English in elementary schools? An overview of the issues
Duration: 01:09:46 | 63 MB Listen 

Patricia G. Steinhoff, Professor, University of Hawaii
Invisible Civil Society: The Effects of 1960s New Left Protests on Contemporary Japan
Duration: 48:59 | 44 MB Listen 

Christian Kirchner, Professor, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Comparative Corporate Governance
Duration: 47:30 | 43 MB Listen 

Satomi Kurosu, Professor, Reitaku University
The Tokugawa Mating Game: Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage in Historical Perspective
Duration: 48:49 | 44 MB Listen 

Professor Richard J. Samuels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Japanese Grand Strategies: Past and Future
Duration: 01:00:43 | 55 MB Listen 

Klaus Vollmer, Professor, Munich University (LMU)
Images of Japanese society presented in the ‘New Civic Textbook’ by Tsukuru-kai. Solutions for demographic challenges and social change?
Duration: 44:38 | 40 MB Listen