23 November 2021 | AREA Day Retrospective

This year’s AREA Day marked the start of an annually recurring event in which AREA Ruhr will explore traces of East Asia in North Rhine-Westphalia (Auf den Spuren Ostasiens in NRW). On 10 November 2021, two evening lectures for a general audience were held in German. Japanische Architektur(einflüsse) in NRW PD Dr. Beate Löffler (TU […]

03 November 2021 | HYBRID 12 – 13 h (s.t.) | Anastasia Herber (AREA) | Institutions of development in the Far East: policy transplantation in Russia and China.

Ostasienwissenschaftliches Mittagsforum der OAW/RUB WS 21/22 03 November – (HYBRID) | 12:00  – 13:00 Uhr | Anastasia Herber (AREA) Institutions of development in the Far East: policy transplantation in Russia and China.    Die Teilnahme steht für alle Interessierten offen. Bitte senden Sie eine kurze E-Mail mit dem Betreff „Anmeldung zum Mittagsforum“, dem Text „Teilnahme“ […]

03 November 2021 | 16 c.t. – 18 h | (ONLINE) AREA Ruhr Occasional Lecture Series | Prof. Dr. Axel Klein | Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan.

Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan. This presentation will offer a summary of key results and a first take on the consequences of Japan’s general election, held on 31 October 2021.   Short CVAxel Klein, PhD is a political scientists and full professor […]

10 November 2021 | 18.00 – 20.00 h | AREA Day 2021

Liebe AREA Mitglieder,  wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie unserer Einladung zum AREA Day 2021 folgen, die Vorträge finden im Anschluss an die diesjährige Mitgliederversammlung statt. AREA Day 2021 10. November 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr Zwei Abendvorträge für ein allgemeines Publikum: Japanische Architektur(einflüsse) in NRW 1. PD Dr. Beate Löffler (TU Dortmund): “Architektonischer Kulturtransfer: Von […]

08 December 2021| 18 – 20 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | Edward Wang | The Persistent Appeal of Intellectual History in China: A Preliminary Observation/Explanation

Prof. Edward Wang (Rowan University, New Jersey, and Beijing University): The Persistent Appeal of Intellectual History in China: A Preliminary Observation/Explanation Abstract: In stark contrast to its apparent decline in the postwar West, intellectual history has been a prominent school in China’s historical circles over the same period. And, thanks to the exemplary works by […]

12 January 2022 | 14.00 – 16.00 h | Andreas Eder-Ramsauer, M.A. | Yamamoto Tarō and Reiwa Shinsengumi: Testing the Left-Wing Populist Hypothesis in Japan

Andreas Eder-Ramsauer (Freie Universität Berlin): Yamamoto Tarō and Reiwa Shinsengumi: Testing the Left-Wing Populist Hypothesis in Japan (In cooperation with Research-Forum IN-EAST) ONLINE lecture | 14.00 – 16.00 h   Abstract:Long facing declining wages and rising inequality, LDP governments have walked an electorally successful, but often unpopular, tight balance between neoliberal deregulation and seemingly pro-labor […]

22 June 2021 | 14 – 16 h | Guest Lecture by Biao Xiang | A way out or a way in? Social competition in China …

Biao Xiang Professor of Social Anthropology | University of Oxford & MPI for Social Anthropology, Halle A way out or a way in? Social competition in China and transnational mobilities Despite the major disruptions created by COVID-19, the momentum of outmigration from China seems to remain strong. Why are students, workers, and businesspeople eager to […]