2017/12/20: AREA Ruhr Lecture Series , Winter 17/18 second talk

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 […]

2017/11/09: 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 […]

2017/10/20: NEW Call for Applications for winter term 18/19; AREA Ruhr doctoral programme, Up to four 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 four 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 […]

2017/10/19: 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 […]

2017/10/18: 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 […]

2017/08/28: Interview with Professor Werner Pascha for UA Ruhr’s 10th anniversary

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

2017/06/06: AREA Ruhr doctoral programme, Up to three 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 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 […]

2017/04/24: 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: […]

2017/01/25: 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. 

2017/01/23: International Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

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.