13 December 2022 | 12.15– 13.45 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | James B. Lewis | Aspects of a macro-economic model for Chosŏn Korea: The vicissitudes of a physiocratic state

James B. Lewis (Korean History (Associate Professor) and Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford) Aspects of a macro-economic model for Chosŏn Korea: The vicissitudes of a physiocratic state   Abstract: In a public display in the ninth month of 1390, the registers for the tax-exempt, prebendal private and public lands were burned in the […]

AREA Day 2022 | Retrospective

https://www.area-ruhr.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/o_220912_DKM_Quer_Sub_Log_Start_fin.mp4 AREA Day 2022 Ende 2021 startete die AREA Ruhr ein neues alljährlich stattfindendes Veranstaltungsformat; den „AREA Day“.  Zielsetzung ist sich auf  „Auf die Spuren Ostasiens in NRW“ zu begeben und diese Erkundungen einem breiten Publikum vorzustellen.  Veranstaltungsort war das Museum DKM in Duisburg, welches über eine exquisite und in Deutschland einzigartige  Sammlung ostasiatischer Kunst […]

14 October 2022 | 16.15 – 17.45 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | Shih, Chih-yu | Intellectual History of China and Chinese Studies: The Perspectives of Post-Chineseness

Prof. Dr. Shih, Chih-yu (National Taiwan University, Taipeh) Intellectual History of China and Chinese Studies: The Perspectives of Post-Chineseness Abstract: The seemingly distinctive notions of China, China scholars, and China scholarship constitute one another in practice. This intellectual history project that stresses the encounter and choice of China scholarshas discovered individualized tracks of growth as well […]

Rector’s Visit to AREA Ruhr

New UDE Rector Prof. Dr. Barbara Albert visited AREA Ruhr On August 23rd, UDE’s new rector, Prof. Dr. Barbara Albert, new Vice-Rector for Research and Early Career Research, Prof. Dr. Astrid Westendorf, and Dr. Ute Haußmann, assistant to the rector, visited AREA Ruhr to learn more about our Central Research Unit in East Asian Studies […]

18 October 2022 | 12.15 – 13.45 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | Sébastian LeChevalier | Which East Asian miracle for the 21st Century

Prof. Dr. Sébastian LeChevalier (EHESS, Paris)  Which East Asian miracle for the 21st Century? Abstract: In 1993, the Word Bank published its famous report entitled „The East Asian Miracle“, in which it was analyzing the economic performances of East Asian economies and was formalizing a model that was looking more or less like the Japanese model. […]

AREA Ruhr welcomes Prof. Shih, Chih-yu from Taiwan

AREA Ruhr welcomes Prof. Shih, Chih-yu as International Research Fellow Members of AREA Ruhr warmly welcome and are looking forward to work with Prof. Shih, Chih-yu, a specialist on China studies, anthropology of knowledge, and international relations theory in the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University. Determined to recollect and re-present intellectual heritage in Asia, he has […]

Congratulations to Aya Adachi for successfully defending her thesis on 6 July 2022

Congratulations! On 6 July 2022  Aya Adachi has successfully defended her thesis on “Domestic Actors and Institutional Settings of Regional Trade Policy-Making: A Comparative Case Study of China and Japan”. The whole AREA team applauds her on finishing the dissertation and wishes Aya Adachi all the best for the future. Aya Adachi continues her academic career as analyst for China’s Foreign […]