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 Ruhr General Meeting 2022 Date: Wednesday 1st of February 2023 Time: 10 a.m – 12 p.m. ONLINE EVENT AREA Members will receive information about online participation via E-Mail.
On November 4th the final workshop of the AREA Ruhr doctoral program on Transnational Institutions and Transnational Identities in East Asia took place in a hybrid format. Most of the AREA Ruhr doctoral students took part physically and enjoyed meeting the professors and their peers and getting together as a larger group one final time. […]
On October 17th AREA Ruhr guest professor Prof. Chih-yu Shih (Taiwan National University) acted as main commentator at our doctoral workshop related to Chinese politics. Eight doctoral students presented on a wide range of topics/approaches, stimulating a lively discussion with Prof. Shih and among each other.
!!! Rescheduling!!! We regret to inform you that the lecture by Professor Lewis, announced for 13 December 2022, has to be rescheduled. We are currently trying to find an alternative date in early 2023 and will inform you as soon as rescheduling is accomplished.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]