Events

Events

International Symposium "China's Role in Asia - Research Approaches in Germany and Japan"

How to deal with a rising China? Experts from Japan and Germany discuss issues of international relations and global society.

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Symposium: The decision of Germany to phase out nuclear power

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Round table with the delegation of "Arbeit und Leben" from Germany: Japanese perceptions of history and reconciliation in East Asia

Sven Saaler, FES Japan Representative, gave a lecture on Japanese efforts to come to terms with its history after World War II to the delegation of “Arbeit und Leben”, a German institution for political education.

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Symposium: "Japan & Germany: What do we learn from the nuclear accident in Fukushima?"

One thing that became painfully evident through the nuclear accident on March 11th 2011 is that nuclear technology cannot be controlled by human beings. We have to ask ourselves: what choices do we have for our future?

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International Symposium: "Declining birthrate and aging population in Germany and Japan"

The demographic change in Japan and Germany has become a serious challenge for the societies of both countries: Child poverty, the aging of the population and a shrinking labor force weigh heavily on the health and social incurance systems of both nations. On this Symposium we discussed how a country facing financial hardships can stabilize social security.

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Global Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World 2012

The nuclear disaster of Fukushima has shown that nuclear energy is not a feasible option to secure Japan's energy supply in the future. Experts and decision-makers from Japan and Germany discuss options for future-oriented energy policies.

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International Symposium "Energy Policy in Japan: Before and After Fukushima"

This international conference examines Japan's energy policy from a comparative perspective. We seek to understand the political and economic forces that brought the current energy policy into being, to analyze its impact, the outlines of how it is being rethought, and discuss the likely direction of the future.

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International Symposium "Media Reporting and Risk Management After the March 11 Disaster"

The aim of this Symposium was to analyze the Japanese and international media coverage of the events after March 11, focusing on the characteristics of the coverage, evaluating its reliability and discussing its impact on general public.

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International Workshop "Multilateral Dialogue on History Education and Textbooks – East Asia, Europe and the Middle East"

 

 

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International Workshop "Well-being in Ritual Practice: Social Interaction, Communication, Self-Improvement?"

The aim of the workshop is to discuss a wide range of ritual practices including seasonal festivities, ancestor veneration activities, praying for good luck and similar events as dynamic arenas where collective emotions are staged and subjective well-being emerges.

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