国際会議「多様化する社会―外国人労働者との共存」

国民国家は、様々な文化的背景を有する人々を統合し得る、民族的アイデンティティを備えているだろうか?移民らは、移住先で新たな民族的マイノリティ・コミュニティを形成したいと考えるかもしれない。外国人の割合が人口の2%未満という日本は、移民受入国の中でも、多様化の時代に対する備えが特に不十分であると言えるだろう。この国際会議では、欧州の学生達が、彼らの将来にも影響を及ぼすであろう社会問題に取り組むため、上記のテーマについて議論を行う。

 

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日時:2019年2月21日(木) 10:30~17:15

会場:国際会議場(城西国際大学 紀尾井町キャンパス3号棟 5階 国際会議場)

言語:日本語・英語同時通訳付き

主催:学校法人城西大学中欧研究所

共催:フリードリヒ・エーベルト財団 (FES)

 

 

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Japan Office

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Tokyo, 107-0052
Japan

+03 6277-7551
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Events

International Conference "Coexisting with Foreigners in an Era of Mass Migration; opportunities and challenges for Europe and Japan"

Are nation states with strong ethnic identities capable of integrating large numbers of people of diverse cultures, many of whom may wish to stay and form new ethnic minority communities? Of all host nations, Japan, with a less than two percent ratio of foreign residents in its population, comes to the era of diversity with the least prior preparation. At the international conference, the above theme will be discussed with a view to encouraging students to confront social issues likely to have an impact on their futures.

 

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Symposium "Future of the automotive industry in Japan and Germany"

In both Germany and Japan, the automotive industry is one of the key industries. However, the sector is at a crossroads due to current developments (such as digitization). The question arises to which extend the challenges faced by the German and Japanese automotive industries are similar and what recommendations for action result from this. These questions will be the focus of a dialogue between manufacturers, suppliers, scientists and trade unions active in Japan.

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Work Style Reform – How Can Women (and Men too) Shine? Gender Time Gap and Gender Equality in Japan and Germany

The challenges of demographic change and the demand for more participation of women in the labor force require family-friendly working conditions as a fundamental prerequisite for better reconciliation of family and working life. Employers have recognized and acknowledged that fathers also want opportunities to reconcile their work and family commitments.

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Latest Publications

Publication "The future of the German automotive industry. Transformation by disaster or by design?"

New concepts of digital mobility from China and Silicon Valley and the issue of environmental driving bans for diesel cars pose grave challenges to the traditional German car industry - the backbone of the German economy. German policies must support the transformation of mobility by initiating a stakeholder dialogue to forge a pact for future mobility to transform the German automotive industry.

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"Education and Patriotism" - A Documentary

The TV documentary "Education and Patriotism" (Kyōiku to aikoku) provides a critical look at recent debates surrounding the introduction of moral education in Japanese elementary and middle schools as a new subject and in particular focuses on the compilation, examination, approval and selection of textbooks for classes in moral education, while extending the analysis to the ongoing history textbook controversies.

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Renewable Energy Policies and the Energy Transition in Japan

This report outlines Japan’s renewable energy policy and the state of the energy transition in the country. It includes current prospects for climate change policy and the status of electrical power systems including nuclear power issues, status sand support policy of renewable energy as well as social issues and political feasibility. Furthermore, long-term vision and scenarios for promoting an energy transition are discussed, including community power and credit systems. Finally, policy recommendations are proposed for promoting energy transition in Japan.

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