Events

Events

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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Latest Publications

Statement of Social Democratic Party of Japan on the House of Representatives General Election

In response to the surprise dissolution and general election seeking the voters' judgment on ‘Abenomics’, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) positioned the election as questioning the politics of the Abe administration. It chose the slogan “For Peace and Social Welfare, it must be the SDP”, as the very opposite to the policies of the Abe administration.

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"The Politics of History - History in Politics. Sources relating to the History Textbook Controversy and other debates over history and memory in Japan and East Asia."

Discussions about the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945) still have a tremendous impact on international relations in East Asia. This collection of documents will help to better understand the complex processes of reconciliation and the tensions that continue to play out in the region.

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Japanese translation of "Die 6 Mythen der Euro-Krise" ("ユーロ危機をめぐる6つの「神話")

With its outcome showing an increasing distrust in its institutions and the rise of euro-sceptic and right-wing movements, the European elections have substantially shaken up the European politics. This paper argues that even though Germany has up until this point not yet ben immensly troubled by such movements, German politics should neither on a national nor on the European level be seen as a story of success.

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