Events

Events

Public seminar "Future of Social Democracy – from the perspective of modern political history of Japan"

Recently, the rights for workers are often neglected, the inequality in the society widens more and more, and the spirit of tolerance is in crisis.

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Dialogue Program in Berlin - Civic Diplomacy and Reconciliation in East Asia and Europe

From 9 to 12 February 2015, Yasushi Kudo of "Genron NPO", President of a an independent and not-for-profit Japanese think tank, was invited to Berlin for lectures and an intensive dialogue program with representatives of German politics, diplomacy, academia, media and civil society.

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International Symposium “Robo-Ethics and 'Mind-Body-Schema' of Human and Robot – Challenges for a Better Quality of Life-“

The Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and the University of Tsukuba hosted the symposium “Robo-Ethics and ‘Mind-Body-Schema’ of Human and Robot”. Researchers from around the world gathered to discuss the new field of robo-ethics and the related challenges we will need to address in the future.

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Symposium "Energy shift in Germany and citizen participation"

At this Symposium experts from Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND) reported on German energy policies and nuclear reactor regulations.

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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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