RUB and UDE: East Asia related News

Ostasienwissenschaftliche Mittagsforum der RUB Sommersemester 2021 AREA Ruhr doctoral student Aya Adachi is going to present her research on 5 May 2021 Programm Download IN-EAST Research Forum Summer Term 2021 Lecture Series – Webinar Some lectures are organised in cooperation with and co-sponsored by AREA Ruhr Programme and registration link The Politics & Policies of […]

20 Jan 2021 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm | Ulrike Schaede (University of California, San Diego): The Business Reinvention of Japan …

Occational lecture series jointly with IN-EAST | Moderation: Karen Shire Ulrike Schaede (University of California, San Diego) The Business Reinvention of Japan: How Japanese companies have responded to the rise of China and the globalization of supply chains This lecture discusses how Japan’s industrial architecture has changed over the 20 years, and how Japan’s leading […]

10 Dec 2020 | 18:00h JST | Aya Adachi (AREA): Linking Preferential Trade Agreements to …

Aya Adachi – AREA Doctoral Student Ruhr University Bochum & University of Duisburg-Essen This PhD project explores the research question of why Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) patterns differ in form and scope through a Comparative Political Economy perspective. The cases of China and Japan demonstrate the value of analyzing the role of the state and […]

March 2021 DGA Conference call for panels

Transnational Asian Studies – Multi-Level Dynamics of Identity Formation and Institution Building English version below Die DGA-Konferenz 2021 wird virtuell! Da ungewiss ist, wie sich die globale COVID-19 Situation entwickelt, stellt die Planung zukünftiger Veranstaltungen eine besondere Herausforderung dar. Der Schutz der Gesundheit hat oberste Priorität und hat uns dazu veranlasst  die zweijährlich stattfindende Konferenz […]

25 September 2020 | 9:50 – 14:20 h | virtual AREA Ruhr Preliminary Results Workshop

Due to the current situation this will be an online workshop. During this workshop the second cohord of the doctoral researchers in the AREA Ruhr Doctoral Programme will present their field research findings and receive feedbacks and suggestions from both their supervisors and external guests, senior lecturers and professors in order to further develop their […]

Review of the past online guest lectures

In the AREA Ruhr Guest Lecture Series two lectures were successfully held online as webinars in late June and early July 2020. This format was chosen due to public health concerns and travel restrictions during the Corona pandemic. Prof. Tracy Miller (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA) gave a presentation on Creativity, Geometry, and Generative Design in […]

2 July 2020 | 4 – 6 pm | ONLINE Guest Lecture by Dr. Henrik Sørensen | Ruhr University Bochum

Please register with to receive the respective Zoom link and password for the meeting. *Please notice that this event will start at 4 pm sharp* Within the ERC funded research project BuddhistRoad  we are happy to announce the following guest lecture: DUNHUANG AS SACRED SPACE: On the History and Formation of a Major Religious Site […]

26 June 2020 | 4 – 6 pm | ONLINE Guest Lecture by Prof. Tracy Miller | Vanderbilt University

Please register with kerstin.lukner@area-ruhr.deto receive the respective Zoom link and password for the meeting. *Please notice that this event will start at 4 pm sharp* Creativity, Geometry, and Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism The famous pagoda at Songyuesi (ca. 523 CE) is not only the earliest full-size pagoda extant in China, […]