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 […]

AREA Ruhr workshop invitation

Proposal and Preliminary Results Workshop 17th May 2019 at the Wolfsburg in Mülheim an der Ruhr All of you are cordially invited, especially those interested in transnational issues. If you want to join, please contact Gwendolin Kleine Stegemann at g.kleine-stegemann@area-ruhr.de by 2nd of May. External experts at the workshop will be Jörn Dosch (Rostock), Glenn […]

AREA Ruhr Lecture Series, Summer 19

AREA Ruhr will continue its lecture series in the summer term 2019, introducing research and researchers from IN-EAST and the Faculty of East Asian Studies. Talks will be held in English. All are welcome! 24 April 2019Prof. Florian Coulmas (IN-EAST) “Technologies of the Intellect” location: RUB (room: UNI 134/2.06) time: 6 – 7 pm

AREA Ruhr joined the CrossArea e.V.

AREA Ruhr joined the CrossArea e.V. association in February 2019. For more German information on CrossArea e.V. see: https://www.crossarea.org/ Cross Area’s annual conference was held from 1st – 2nd November 2018 on the  Campus of the University of Duisburg-Essen. The event focused on the topic of  “CrossAreaStudies – Wie lokal können Regionalstudien sein?”  https://www.uni-due.de/in-east/crossareastudies/

February 2019 report on AREA workshop “The Frontier of Continental North East Asian Industrialization. The Long perspective (1895-Now)”

      The workshop “The Frontier of Continental North East Asian Industrialization. The Long perspective (1895 – Now)” was organised on 25th – 26th of February by Prof. Dr. Flemming Christiansen (University of Duisburg-Essen) and Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata (Ruhr University Bochum). The workshop participants explored how industrialization emerged in the power competition between […]