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Knowledge Lab: Knowledge Production and Knowledge Infrastructures

Thomas Mann’s reception in Japan between cultural heteronomy and emancipatory impulses

Text, Image, Context and MMR: Observations and reflections regarding digitally augmented Cultural Sociology

Research into Japanese society: Reflections from three projects involving students as researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Japan’s Future Imaginaries of Extended Reality

Publication project: Cultural translation in Japanese literature

Representations of Disabilities in Contemporary Japanese Literature

Press Start to (Re-)Design Your Research Framework: Game Design as a Method of Knowledge Production in the Field of Japanese Studies

Supplementing activities of resilience: The impact of demographic change on local activities and civic engagement

John Rabe's Nanjing Diaries - Testifying and Contesting War Experiences in China and Japan

The Sociology of Pets in Contemporary Japan

Sustainable Consumption

The Values of Sustainability and the Sustainability of Values in Contemporary Japan

Sustainability and Resilience

Arts and Literature after Fukushima

The Political Economy of Carbon Pricing and Green Finance. Comparing the EU and Japanese Discourses and Policy Approaches

Living and Dying with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Options of Social Participation, Life-Sustaining Treatments, and Euthanasia in Germany and Japan

Health Diplomacy and Transnational Health Infrastructures in the Mekong-Region

Japanese-Thai Relations: Past, Present, and Future

Relationships in motion: Doing belonging on a global stage

Cyber-physical spaces and avatar technologies: new opportunities for an inclusive society?

Book Project: Okada Toshiki & Japanese Theatre

The Digital Transformation of Science

Publication Project: Ageing and Elderly Care in German and Japanese Communities

Use of robotic systems in nursing care in Japan with a view to increasing demand for skilled workers

ACCESS - Supporting digital literacy and appropriation of ICT

Regional diversity of well-being in Japan

History of mathematics in modern Japan

Humans and Devices in Medical Contexts in Japan (book project)

Comparing Comparisons

Social movements and gender in post-3.11 Japan

ACCESS - Inclusion of senior citizens in a digitalizing world

COVID-19 and its effects on singles in Japan:
Personal relationships and practices of intimacy in the time of ‘social distancing’ and ‘self-discipline’

Methods and Methodologies

The Future of the Financial System in the Digital Age

COVID-19: Japan’s handling of a new challenge in international comparison

Research Overview

The Making of Modern Social Sciences in East Asia - Concepts, Agents and Transnational Networks

Borders, Mobility and New Infrastructures

Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements

Japan in Transregional Perspective

Conceptual history using digital methods

The discourse on the digital transformation in Japan: an analysis based on the concept of data

Digital Transformation
– Discourses, Strategies and Processes

Business and Management Environment of Technology Intensive Startups in the Far East (a collaborative research by universities in Japan, PR-China, and ROK with the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ))

Economic Discourses of Monetary Policy – The Case of the Bank of Japan

Special project:
Japan through the lens of the Tokyo Olympics

The meaning of local community for happiness and selfhood

Parental well-being in the rural periphery of Germany and Japan: Choices, challenges, and considerations

Handbook Project Studying Japan: Research Designs, Fieldwork and Methods