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03 November 2021 | 16 – 18 h | (ONLINE) AREA Ruhr Occasional Lecture Series | Prof. Dr. Axel Klein | Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan.

Who voted? Who won? Who’ll run the country? A closer look at the 2021 general election in Japan. This presentation will offer a summary of key results and a first take on the consequences of Japan’s general election, held on 31 October 2021. Short CVAxel Klein, PhD is a political scientists and full professor of […]

22 June 2021 | 14 – 16 h | Guest Lecture by Biao Xiang | A way out or a way in? Social competition in China …

Biao Xiang Professor of Social Anthropology | University of Oxford & MPI for Social Anthropology, Halle A way out or a way in? Social competition in China and transnational mobilities Despite the major disruptions created by COVID-19, the momentum of outmigration from China seems to remain strong. Why are students, workers, and businesspeople eager to […]

15 June 2021 | 18 – 20 h c.t. | Guest Lecture by Kirk Larsen | The false promise of membership in the “family of nations” …

Kirk W. Larsen Professor of History | Brigham Young University 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. In the late nineteenth century, Chosŏn Korea negotiated a series of treaties with neighboring Asian and Western powers. For […]

RUB and UDE: East Asia related News

Ostasienwissenschaftliche Mittagsforum der RUB Sommersemester 2021 AREA Ruhr doctoral student Aya Adachi is going to present her research on 5 May 2021 Programm Download IN-EAST Research Forum Summer Term 2021 Lecture Series – Webinar Some lectures are organised in cooperation with and co-sponsored by AREA Ruhr Programme and registration link The Politics & Policies of […]