• AREA Ruhr’s General Meeting 2018 – 14th of November
    8. November 2018

    Date: Wednesday 14th of November 2018 Time: 10–12 a.m.  Venue: Ruhr-University Bochum, Building Uni134, Room 2.06 (2nd floor) All AREA members are welcome!

  • Welcome to our 2018 AREA Ruhr Scholarship Holders
    8. November 2018

    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 […]

  • You are Invited to a Guest Lecture on October 5th 2018
    25. September 2018

    You are invited to a guest lecture by Prof. Yu Keping (Peking University) on Challenges and Priorities on China’s Two Hundred Years‘ Goals Date: October 5th 2018, Time 2-6 pm. Location: SG 183 (Campus Duisburg, Geibelstraße) For more information please see the following file: Yu_keping_arearuhr-02

  • NEW Master Program: Transnational East Asian Studies – Call for Applications
    12. September 2018

    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 […]

  • Guest Lecture by Prof. Yu Keping on October 5th
    12. September 2018

    You are invited to a guest lecture by Prof. Yu Keping (Peking University) on Challenges and Priorities on China’s Two Hundred Years‘ Goals Date: October 5th 2018, Time 2-6 pm. Location: SG 183 (Campus Duisburg, Geibelstraße) For more information please see the following file: Yu_keping_arearuhr-02

  • NEW Call for Applications for winter term 18/19
    12. Juni 2018

    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 […]

  • NEW Master Program: Transnational East Asian Studies – Call for Applications
    12. Juni 2018

    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 […]

  • NEW Call for Applications for winter term 18/19; AREA Ruhr Doctoral Programme, up to two 3-year Doctoral Stipends Available
    25. Mai 2018

    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 […]

  • AREA Ruhr Doctoral Programme, Guest Lectures Summer 18
    1. Mai 2018

    We would like to kindly invite you to a series of special lectures organised for the AREA Ruhr Doctoral Programme. National and international experts will give presentations and join discussions on various topics related to Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Identities in East Asia. As we only have a limited number of seats available, please […]

  • AREA Ruhr Lecture Series, Summer 18
    19. April 2018

    AREA Ruhr will continue its lecture series in the summer term 2018. Introducing research and researchers from IN-EAST and the Faculty of East Asian Studies. Talks will be held in English. All are welcome! 16 May 2018 Robert Pauls (RUB): „From the shadows into the fold: Central bank policy and shadow money – the case […]

  • AREA Ruhr Lecture Series , Winter 17/18 second talk
    20. Dezember 2017

    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  our second talk  held by professors from both institutions related to a common topic. 17 Januar 2018 Christine Moll-Murata (OAW) & Flemming Christiansen […]

  • The kick-off event for the AREA Ruhr Graduate School on 6th of December 2017
    9. November 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
    19. Oktober 2017

    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
    18. Oktober 2017

    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, Winter 17/18 – First Talk
    2. Oktober 2017

    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 […]

  • Interview with Professor Werner Pascha for UA Ruhr’s 10th anniversary
    28. August 2017

    Click the following link to watch an interview with AREA Ruhr’s co-director Prof. Werner Pascha in the context of UA Ruhr’s 10th anniversary. The interview starts at minute 2:08. Please note that the whole video is in German. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbpzPs7LxcI

  • AREA Ruhr doctoral programme, Up to three 3-year Doctoral Stipends Available
    6. Juni 2017

    The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, supported by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR), invites applications for up to three 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 […]

  • AREA Ruhr Lecture Series, Summer 2017
    24. April 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
    25. Januar 2017

    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. 

  • International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting
    23. Januar 2017

    AREA Ruhr’s International Scientific Advisory Board convened at the University Duisburg-Essen on Friday, January 20th. Chaired by Prof Glenn Hook, the board discussed AREA Ruhr’s activities and progress in the year 2016 as well as the upcoming MA and PhD programs.

  • Panel discussion: Integration in East Asia, Disintegration in Europe?
    20. Dezember 2016

    Cancelled due to illness. For long, the EU has been touted the success story and the model of regional integration. Yet, Brexit, deep divisions over the handling of the financial and refugee crises, and a surge in right-wing populism have cast severe doubt on the ideals and cohesion of the European project. In East Asia, […]

  • Thomas Heberer inaugurates AREA Ruhr lecture series
    3. November 2016

    Prof. Thomas Heberer of IN-EAST has given the inaugural lecture of AREA Ruhr’s lecture series on November 2nd, speaking on the „East Asian path of development and the China model“. Speaking to an audience of researchers and students,  in his talk, Prof. Heberer presented a synthesis of the developmental state approach and discussed how it […]

  • AREA Ruhr lecture series/AREA Ruhr Vortragsreihe
    11. Oktober 2016

    During the winter term 16/17, AREA Ruhr will offer a four-part lecture series, introducing research and researchers from IN-EAST and the Faculty of East Asian Studies. The series will be held in German and begin with a talk by Prof. Dr. Thomas Heberer on the future of the Chinese model of development. All are welcome! […]

  • MERCUR to Support AREA Ruhr Graduate School
    26. Juli 2016

    MERCUR Supports Doctoral Research at AREA Ruhr AREA Ruhr is proud to announce that the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR) has decided to provide funding support for the AREA Ruhr Graduate School “Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Communities in East Asia”. The program will be backed by MERCUR’s structural grants line of funding. Under the […]

  • MERCUR to Support Joint MA Program
    25. Juli 2016

    Funding for AREA Ruhr’s Joint MA Program The Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR) will provide funding support for the MA Transnational East Asian Studies, a joint program of the Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum, and IN-EAST, University of Duisburg-Essen, under the roof of AREA Ruhr. The program will be backed by MERCUR’s structural […]

  • A new alliance for research and teaching in East Asian studies: AREA Ruhr founded
    11. Februar 2016

    As two partners within the University Alliance Ruhr, the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST) at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) and the Faculty of East Asian Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB) have founded one of the largest and strongest research alliances in the field of East Asian Studies in Europe. The new joint institution […]