Call for papers for symposium: HARD STATE, SOFT CITY The Urban Imaginative Field in Singapore

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:42
This symposium aims to bring practitioners and academic researchers together to uncover insights into the
imaginative representations of Singapore in two ways: the particularized approach looks at the creative practices
and contributions of individuals, as well as the impact of specific projects; a macro-level approach is orientated

Japan-North Korea Relations - Background and Prospects

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:36

Speaker: Hitoshi Tanaka

09/08/2015 - 15:00 to 16:30

Human Rights in Japan

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:31
Open lecture with Dr. André Asplund.
The lecture will address Japan’s legal system and human rights issues (including issues related to gender, discrimination, migrants, and the death penalty etc), as well as human rights in Japan’s foreign policy and diplomacy, and Japan’s role in the UN.
09/09/2015 - 15:00 to 17:00

Gendering ICTs: Access and Feminist Activism in China

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:27
Open lecture by Professor Bu Wei, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
09/08/2015 - 10:00 to 12:00

Call for applications for 1st EAJS Publication Workshop

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 14:22
Project Director: Prof Dr Verena Blechinger-Talcott
The European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) invites applications for the 1st EAJS Publication Workshop to be held at FU Berlin, November 16 – 18, 2015.

2015 NTNU Japan Seminar: Japanese and Norwegian Approaches to Sustainability in Energy

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 11:13
The threat of global warming has caused greater awareness of the need for a shift to more environmentally sustainable economic activity.  The impact of such a shift will be particularly large in the energy sector. At this Seminar three panels will examine Japanese and Norwegian approaches to the issue.
Date: Thursday, September 24 (registration from 8:30)

ChinaTalks: Chinese Foreign Policy – A New Normal?

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:48
In the ChinaTalk "China's Foreign Policy - a new normal?", Marc Lanteigne will discuss the recent trends in China's foreign policy under Xi Jinping.
Speaker: Marc Lanteigne, Senior research fellow, Norwegian Institute for International Studies
09/14/2015 - 15:00 to 17:00

ISDP Forum: A Changing Security Situation – Effects on The East Asian Business & Investment Climate

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 15:24
Head speaker of the event will be Mr. Tanaka Hitoshi, Chairman, Institute for International Strategy, the Japan Research Institute, Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan 
Comments by Dr. Lars Vargö, Distinguished Fellow, ISDP, and Kristina Sandklef, Independent China Expert
Monday, 07 September, 2015, 14.00-16.00
Registration 13.30-14.00
09/07/2015 - 13:30 to 16:00

Environmental Sustainable Development in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 15:14

CBCI lecture by Dr. Gleen Frommer

09/03/2015 - 15:00 to 17:00

NUPI Seminar: The Mediterranean migration crisis and the role of the EU. How shall the EU respond to the current crisis?

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 14:12
In this presentation, Ferruccio Pastore (director, FIERI) will analyze the deep roots of the current crisis and explore some possible scenarios and response strategies.
09/04/2015 - 10:00 to 12:00