AREA Ruhr welcomes Eugenia Prasol from Ukraine

AREA Ruhr’s First Guest Researcher: Eugenia Prasol from Ukraine Members of AREA Ruhr warmly welcome and are looking forward to work with Eugenia Prasol, a specialist on Japanese literature, who fled from the Ukraine due to the ongoing war. AREA Ruhr provides her with a research fellowship for six months to give her the opportunity […]

24 Juni 2022 | 13.30 – 19.00 h | AREA Day 2022

Liebe Ostasien-Interessierte, wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie unserer Einladung zum diesjährigen AREA Day 2022 folgen, die Veranstaltung findet im Museum DKM Duisburg statt.  AREA Day 2022 24. Juni 2022 / 13:30 – 19:00 Uhr Auch dieses Jahr begibt sich die AREA Ruhr „auf die Spuren Ostasiens in NRW“ und stellt anlässlich des 40-jährigen Jubiläums […]

12 Mai 2022| 16 – 18 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | Bulgan Erdenechuluun | Market growth and barriers to entry in Mongolia: Perspectives from Chinese and Japanese entrepreneurs

Bulgan Erdenechuluun (IOA/Universität Bonn): Market growth and barriers to entry in Mongolia: Perspectives from Chinese and Japanese entrepreneurs Abstract: Mongolia is one of the emerging market economies which has been traditionally based on livestock and agriculture. Owing to its rich mineral deposits and other potential economic sectors, Mongolia has been successful in attracting numerous foreign […]

First AREA Graduate

Congratulations! Ms Yasmin Koppen, the first graduate of the MERCUR-funded AREA Ruhr Graduate School, successfully defended her dissertation „Landscapes and Legitimation: Localization Tactics of Political and Religious Authorities in China and Adjoining Empires“ on 24 January 2022.   Ms Koppen continues her study of the transcultural aspects of hydrolatry as post-doctoral researcher at the chair […]

16 March 2022 | 12.00 – 13.30 h (s.t.) | online Guest Lecture by Caterina García Segura | Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Power shifts in the international system and transformations of the international order. China’s new normative role in global rule-making:the cybernorms. Guest lecture by Caterina García Segura   Abstract: The starting point of this talk is the fact that for years we have been witnessing two phenomena that are often presented as cause and consequence: the […]

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 […]

Retrospective | 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 Hybrid Lecture in cooperatin with ISB (Institut für soziale Bewegung) / RUB   After AREA Co-Director Prof. Nele Noesselt (UDE) & AREA Deputy Co-Director Prof. Christine Moll-Murata had welcomed the audience, the speaker and […]

08 December 2021| 18 – 20 h | AREA Ruhr 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 […]