Governing Board

Prof. Dr. Hannes B. Mosler

CO-DIRECTOR

Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST) | University of Duisburg-Essen

Chair for East Asian social sciences with a focus on Korean politics and society | University of Duisburg-Essen

Prof. Dr. Katja Schmidtpott

CO-DIRECTOR

Dean of the Faculty of East Asian Studies | Ruhr University Bochum

Professor of Japanese History | Ruhr-University Bochum

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick

DEPUTY CO-DIRECTOR

Chair of the Department of “International Political Economy of East Asia” (IPEEA) | Ruhr-University Bochum

Prof. Dr. Markus Taube

DEPUTY CO-DIRECTOR

Chair of East Asian Economic Studies/China | University of Duisburg-Essen

Maren Mertens, Dipl.-Btrw.

MEMBER

Office Manager at the Chair for Japanese Politics | University of Duisburg-Essen

Office Manager of AREA Ruhr

Dr. Anke Scherer

MEMBER

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Faculty of East Asian Studies | Ruhr-University Bochum

Andrea Halbmeyer, M.A.

NON-VOTING MEMBER

Director of the Dean’s Office of the Faculty of East Asian Studies | Ruhr-University Bochum

Dr. Nicolas Schillinger

NON-VOTING MEMBER

Executive Director IN-EAST | University of Duisburg-Essen