NEW Call for Applications for winter term 18/19; AREA Ruhr Doctoral Programme, up to two 3-year Doctoral Stipends Available

The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, supported by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR), invites applications for up to two 3-year doctoral stipends for highly qualified graduates from the social sciences, business and economic studies, the humanities, or East Asian studies programmes with advanced language skills in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean. The structured three-year […]

The kick-off event for the AREA Ruhr Graduate School on 6th of December 2017

The kick-off event for the AREA Ruhr Graduate School on Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Identities in East Asia takes place on December, 6th from 5 to 7 pm at the Gerhard Mercator-Haus, Lotharstr. 57, 47057 Duisburg. For the location, please see https://www.uni-due.de/de/universitaet/gebaeude_duisburg_lr.php Professor Glenn Hook (School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield) will […]

AREA Ruhr Lecture Series, Winter 17/18

AREA Ruhr will continue its lecture series in the winter term 2017/18, introducing research and researchers from IN-EAST and the Faculty of East Asian Studies. All are welcome! We will continue with a modified format; the first talk will cover a current topic and will be announced on short notice (see below), a second talk […]

Welcome to our 2017 AREA Ruhr Scholarship Holders

On 1st of October 2017, the first cohort of AREA Ruhr doctoral students started their studies in the Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Identities in East Asia doctoral programme from AREA Ruhr. Aya Adachi, Julia Breuer, Yasmin Koppen and Anastasia Nikulina receive funding from Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR) for their projects. They cover the […]

AREA Ruhr Lecture Series, Summer 2017

AREA Ruhr will continue its lecture series with three talks in the summer term 2017, introducing research and researchers from IN-EAST and the Faculty of East Asian Studies. Talks will be held in German. All are welcome! 31 May 2017 Markus Taube: „Institutionelle Fundamente transregionaler Wirtschaftsbeziehungen – Zur Idiosynkrasie, Konvergenz und Transferabilität von Institutionen“ location: […]

AREA Ruhr at Mercur Club

On January 25, AREA Ruhr presented their project at MERCUR Club, an annual event organized by Mercator Research Center Ruhr bringing together representatives and researchers of the three Ruhr universities. Dr. Kerstin Lukner introduced the audience to AREA Ruhr’s planned MA and doctoral programmes.