Guest Lecture Series
part of the doctoral programme
16 March 2022 | Prof. Caterina García Segura: Power shifts in the international system and transformations of the international order. China’s new normative role in global rule-making: the cybernorms
12 January 2022 | Andreas Eder-Ramsauer: Yamamoto Tarō and Reiwa Shinsengumi: Testing the Left-Wing Populist Hypothesis in Japan
22 June 2021 | Prof. Biao Xian: A way out or a way in? Social competition in China and transnational mobilities
15 June 2021 | Prof. Kirk Larsen: 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.
09 February 2021 | Prof. Motokazu Matsutani: Tohoku Christians‘ Vision to Evangalize Korea – Oshikawa Masayoshi and his missionary interest in Korea
26 January 2021 | Dr. Anders Karlsson: ‚Unequal inequality: The Great Ming Code and the construction of a Confucian penal system in Chosŏn Korea‘
02 July 2020 | Dr. Dr. Henrik Sørensen: (online lecture) Dunhuang as a sacred space – On the History and Formation of a Major Religious Site in the Eastern Central Asia
26th June 2020 | Prof. Tracy Miller: (online lecture) Creativity, Geometry, and Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism
09 July 2019 | Prof. Dr. Detlef Nolte: Overlapping Regionalism and the Venezuelan Crisis (and the Role of China)
18 June 2019 | Prof. Dr. Martin de Jong: Urban and Infrastructure Development in China in an International Perspective
12 June 2019 | Prof. Dr. Jörn Dosch: Is Asia still Relevant for Theory Building in Social Sciences? The Developmental State, Soft Regionalism and other Concepts Revisited
28 May 2019 | Dr. Mark Pendleton: Gender, Sexuality and Historical Memory in Transnational Northeast Asia
09 December 2019 | Prof. Mark Mullins Ph.D.: Neonationalism, Japanese Religions, and the Politics of Restoration
AREA Ruhr Occasional Lecture Series
13 December 2022 | Assoc. Prof. James B. Lewis: Aspects of a macro-economic model for Chosŏn Korea: The vicissitudes of a physiocratic state
18 October 2022 | Prof. Dr. Sébastian LeChevalier: Which East Asian miracle for the 21st Century?
14 October 2022 | Prof. Dr. Shih Chih-yu: Intellectual History of China and Chinese Studies: The Perspectives of Post-Chineseness
12 May 2022 | Bulgan Erdenechuluun: Market growth and barriers to entry in Mongolia: Perspectives from Chinese and Japanese entrepreneurs
08 December 2021 | Prof. Edward Wang: The Persistent Appeal of Intellectual History in China: A Preliminary Observation/Explanation
03 November 2021 | Prof. Dr. Axel Klein: Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan.
08 July 2021 | Prof. Dr. Jörn-Carsten Gottwald: The Politics of Fintech Regulation in China
09 June 2021 |Prof. Dr. Katja Schmidtpott: Transnational Urban History
22 January 2020 | Karen Shire: An Economic Sociological Perspective on the Regulation of Transnational Labor in the Asia Pacific
24 April 2019 | Florian Coulmas: Technologies of the Intellect
30 January 2019 | Shuanping Dai: Hermes or Hephaistos: Arthurian technological progress and the future of mobile payments
04 December 2019 | Momoyo Hüstebeck: Introduction of her BMBF funded project on Deliberations in the Japanese and German political context
05 October 2018 | Prof. Yu Keping: Challenges and Priorities on China’s Two Hundred Years‘ Goals
28 June 2018 | Levi Mc Laughlin: Religion, development and political conflict: case studies from contemporary Asia
16 May 2018 | Robert Pauls: From the shadows into the fold: central bank policy and shadow money –the case of China–
17 December 2017 | Christine Moll- Murata & Flemming Christiansen: Frontiers of Industrialization in Continental Northeast Asia
24 October 2017 | Nele Noesselt & Axel Klein: Recent Developments in East Asian Politics | Chinese Meritocracy – The 19th Party Congress & The General Election in Japan
19 July 2017 | Nele Noesselt: Chinas Neue Seidenstraße (OBOR): Alternatives Modell der postmodernen Globalisierung?
28 June 2017 | Sebastian Bersick: Zwischen Integration und Desintegration: Normative Ordnung und institutioneller Wandel in Ostasien
14 June 2017 | Elisabeth deBoer: Riddles in Japanese dialect geography in an East Asian context
01 February 2017 | Marion Eggert: Grenzen des Sinozentrismus: Diglossie, Übersetzung und Literaturproduktion im Chosôn-zeitlichen Korea
11 January 2017 | Werner Pascha: Die neue Dynamik multilateraler Kooperationsprojekte in Ostasien zwischen ökonomischer und politischer Logik
07 December 2016 | Jörg Plassen: Einige Überlegungen zu Nationalstaatlichkeit und Transregionalismus im ostasiatischen Buddhismus
02 November 2016 | Thomas Heberer: Der ostasiatische Entwicklungsweg und das ‚Modell China‘: alter Wein in neuen Schläuchen?