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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

Local Issues Take Stage – Culture and Community Revitalization

The Risks and Opportunities of the ‘Hyper-Solo-Society’. (Re)Mapping Intimacy – Spatial Perspectives on Personal Relationships in Contemporary Japan

Global Dimensions of the First World War and the Interwar Period in East Asia

What is the "local"? - Rethinking the politics of subnational spaces in Japan

Japan's economic challenges ahead - Abenomics and beyond

Integrating a global workforce - Japanese approaches to global HR

Sexism and career aspirations of Japanese university students