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 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 […]

03 November 2021 | HYBRID 12 – 13 h (s.t.) | Anastasia Herber (AREA) | Institutions of development in the Far East: policy transplantation in Russia and China.

Ostasienwissenschaftliches Mittagsforum der OAW/RUB WS 21/22 03 November – (HYBRID) | 12:00  – 13:00 Uhr | Anastasia Herber (AREA) Institutions of development in the Far East: policy transplantation in Russia and China.    Die Teilnahme steht für alle Interessierten offen. Bitte senden Sie eine kurze E-Mail mit dem Betreff „Anmeldung zum Mittagsforum“, dem Text „Teilnahme“ […]

03 November 2021 | 16 c.t. – 18 h | (ONLINE) AREA Ruhr Occasional Lecture Series | Prof. Dr. Axel Klein | Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan.

Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan. This presentation will offer a summary of key results and a first take on the consequences of Japan’s general election, held on 31 October 2021.   Short CVAxel Klein, PhD is a political scientists and full professor […]

10 November 2021 | 18.00 – 20.00 h | AREA Day 2021

Liebe AREA Mitglieder,  wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie unserer Einladung zum AREA Day 2021 folgen, die Vorträge finden im Anschluss an die diesjährige Mitgliederversammlung statt. AREA Day 2021 10. November 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr Zwei Abendvorträge für ein allgemeines Publikum: Japanische Architektur(einflüsse) in NRW 1. PD Dr. Beate Löffler (TU Dortmund): “Architektonischer Kulturtransfer: Von […]

01 December 2021 | 12 – 13 h | An Huy Tran (AREA) | Salmon men: Male Vietnamese Migrants in Contemporary Japan and the Pathway to Manhood.

Ostasienwissenschaftliches Mittagsforum der OAW/RUB WS 21/22 01 Dezember – (HYBRID) 12:00 – 13:00 Uhr An Huy Tran:  Salmon men: Male Vietnamese Migrants in Contemporary Japan and the Pathway to Manhood.  DieTeilnahme steht für alle Interessierten offen. Bitte senden Sie eine kurze E-Mail mit dem Betreff „Anmeldung zum Mittagsforum“, dem Text „Teilnahme“ und Ihrem Namen an die […]

07 December 2021 | 14 – 18 h | Gradschool AREA | Prof. Edward Wang | PhD masterclass on comparative, transnational and global perspectives in history and related fields of study

Prof. Edward Wang: PhD masterclass The class will be based on some joint readings that will be circulated to all those who have registered for the event and it will provide opportunities to discuss the students’ own projects in this field. All PhD students who are interested in participating in this master class should register […]

22 June 2021 | 14 – 16 h | Guest Lecture by Biao Xiang | A way out or a way in? Social competition in China …

Biao Xiang Professor of Social Anthropology | University of Oxford & MPI for Social Anthropology, Halle A way out or a way in? Social competition in China and transnational mobilities Despite the major disruptions created by COVID-19, the momentum of outmigration from China seems to remain strong. Why are students, workers, and businesspeople eager to […]

15 June 2021 | 18 – 20 h c.t. | Guest Lecture by Kirk Larsen | The false promise of membership in the “family of nations” …

Kirk W. Larsen Professor of History | Brigham Young University The false promise of membership in the “family of nations”: Diplomacy, treaties, legations, and Chosŏn Korea’s fall into colonial rule in the age of high imperialism. In the late nineteenth century, Chosŏn Korea negotiated a series of treaties with neighboring Asian and Western powers. For […]