Events

Events

International Symposium "Towards a New Global Economic Order - Which implications for firms, workers, and governments?"

In the wake of the global crisis, a process of negotiation of region-wide free trade agreements (FTAs) has taken place and is currently accelerating with a number of projects such as TPP, EU-Japan FTA, EU-US FTA, among many others. The purpose of this symposium is to analyse the prospects of this trend for Japanese and European economies from the viewpoints of businesses, workers and governments.

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Dialogue program "28 years after Chernobyl disaster - Experience of Belarus and civil activities in Germany"

A citizens’group of Rottweil, Germany, and a group from Belarus will visit Hiroshima, Tokyo and Fukushima, promote exchanges with each other, and deliver messages to Japanese society, government and media.

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Expert-workshop "A new Energy Policy for Japan & Germany"

In Germany as well as in Japan energy policies have become one of the most burning issues attracting attention in and outside their countries. It would seem that both Nations stand at a turning point. At this Symposium experts discuss the current situation of energy policies in both countries, referring to future challenges and proposing solutions.

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German-Japanese Research Conference "Economic Effects of Renewable Energy for Regional Development"

At this German-Japanese research conference, leading researchers from the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW), Berlin, and the Institute decentralised Energy Technologies (IdE), Kassel, present recent research results in regard to the regional economic effects of renewable energy in Germany. At the same time, initial results from a joint project for regional economic value added by renewable in Japan are reported and discussed.

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Community Power Conference 2014 in Fukushima

The conference aims to create a unified forum for those people working on community based renewable energy projects and to accelerate further development through discussion and knowledge exchange.

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International Symposium "The Popularity of Nations: How and Why Governments Seek Public Approval Abroad"

This symposium will explore the importance of a positive international public image of nations today, as well as strategies for shaping such images. Participants from Japan, Germany, the United States and other countries will offer ideas on the role of public diplomacy in the foreign policies of their own nations. Where has soft power worked, and where it has not?

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Symposium and Workshop: "Building the Good Society: The Challenge for Europe and Japan"

Social democratic parties in Europe have developed under the concept of the ‘Good Society’ a new social democratic narrative that takes a thorough value-driven analysis of our current economic and political problems as a starting point to craft a new politics. This has implications for Japanese politics. This symposium aims to discuss the efforts and approaches in contemporary Europe and to think about the future political direction of Japan.

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EPRIE "Exchange Program for Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe"

Experts from security policy explain the approaches to a comprehensive security policy in East Asia, the role played by the United States as well as possibilities for an increased EU involvement.

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International Conference: Building a New Paradigm on Energy

The conference aims to supplement and consolidate the outcomes of two previous conferences conducted by the Network of Social Democracy in Asia (SOCDEM Asia) which focused along the lines of developing a new paradigm of development that integrates social, ecological and economic dimensions to its framework.

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Symposium: The Perception of China and Foreign Policy Options for Germany and Japan

In this symposium, the background to the different perceptions of China in Japan and Germany as well as, for example, the USA will be analysed and it will be discussed whether China should have a special role. Is China evaluated by the media, political sectors, industry and scientific communities of these countries according to different standards?

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