Special journal issue on “East Asia and the EU – Partners in Global Economic Governance”

Edited by Sebastian Bersick and Werner Pascha of AREA Ruhr Professors Sebastian Bersick (Bochum) and Werner Pascha (Duisburg) have recently edited a special issue of the East Asian Community Review, a journal of Palgrave Macmillan with Professor Key-young Son of Korea University, Seoul, as editor-in-chief, on “East Asia and the EU – Partners in Global […]

18 – 24 Sep 2019 | Synopsis Tokyo Workshop

Synopsis of Tokyo Workshop “Research Design and Practice in Transnational Asian Studies”by Marc Paschke Area Ruhr’s interdisciplinary workshop on ‘Research Design and Practice in Transnational Asian Studies’ took place from September 18th – 24th 2019 in Tokyo. It was organized in cooperation with the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo. The workshop […]

19 July 2019 – AREA Ruhr Workshop „System Competition in East Asia“

AREA Workshop „System Competition in East Asia“ Friday, 19 July 2019 Location: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Mensa, Bistroebene, Room II Outline The workshop “System Competition in East Asia” will deal with competing political and institutional constellations, mainly from the 19th to the 21st century. Our group conceives of system competition as a process that takes place between […]

09 July 2019 – guest lecture by Prof. Detlef Nolte

You are invited to a guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Detlef Nolte (GIGA – German Institute of Global and AREA studies) on „Overlapping Regionalism and the Venezuelan crisis (and the role of China)“. The lecture discusses the possible risks and potential benefits of overlapping intergovernmental regional organizations. Specifically, it studies the consequences of overlapping mandates […]

AREA Ruhr workshop invitation

You are invited to an interactive AREA Ruhr workshop by Dafydd J. Fell, SOAS, London Department of Political and International Studies / Centre of Taiwan Studies   Part I | 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.Taiwan’s Political History 1945 – 2000 in Ten (Election) Advertisements Part II | 5:45 – 7:00 p.m.Taiwan’s Recent Political History in Ten […]

You are invited to a guest lecture by Professor Hongtao Li

You are invited to a guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Hongtao Li Professor of Media Studies, Zhejiang University Hangzhou and Associate Professor II, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo Revisiting the Green Public Sphere: Chinese Media Discourse on Air Pollution This talk will take a historical and comparative perspective to provide an overall […]