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: 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?”

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 […]

AREA Ruhr Workshop Invitation:

The Frontier of Continental North East Asian Industrialization; The Long Perspective (1895-Now) 25. – 26. February 2019 Campus Duisburg, Geibelstraße 41, Room SG 183 Students are warmly invited to participate. Note: The Workshop is conducted in English. Due to limited seats, please register in advance via E-mail: It is possible to register for a […]

Welcome to our 2018 AREA Ruhr Scholarship Holders

On 1st of October 2018, the second 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. Jihoon CHUN, Marc Paschke, Miquel Salvadó Gracia and An Huy TRAN have received funding from Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR) for their projects. The projects cover […]

NEW Master Program: Transnational East Asian Studies – Call for Applications

The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr invites applications for its new Master of Transnational East Asian Studies (MA TEAS), an English-taught interdisciplinary one-year degree program, investigating transnational processes of institution building and identity formation in East Asia and beyond, starting in the winter term 2018/19. The research-oriented curriculum of the MA TEAS […]