05.11.2021 | News, Event

Preview Screening and Discussion “Ushiku: Inside Japan’s Immigration Centers”

Japan only accepts very few refugees and recent incidents in refugee detention centers have put the legislation and the practice of detention and…


31.10.2021 | News, Event

Lecture "The Battle of Okinawa in Two Photographs”

The Battle of Okinawa is one of the most violent combats in the history of modern warfare. Two newly discovered photographs show the extreme civilian…


13.09.2021 | News, Event

Panel Discussion “Die Zukunft der Demokratie: Postpandemische Demokratie in Japan und Deutschland”

In welche Richtungen bewegen sich die Demokratien Deutschlands und Japans seit dem Beginn der Pandemie – und wie wird es nach den deutschen…


07.07.2021 | News, Event

Discussion ”Japan and Germany—Democratic Partners”

Matthias Bartke, a member of the German Bundestag, and Sven Saaler discuss recent developments in Japanese politics, Japanese-German relations, and…


25.05.2021 | News, Event

Panel Discussion “Gender (In-)Equality in Japan and Germany”

Gender equality is a human right, but Japan and Germany are still facing a gap when it comes to opportunities for women and men. Equal pay remains a…


24.02.2021 | News, Event

Online-Symposium "Aktuelle außen- und sicherheitspolitische Herausforderungen für Japan und Deutschland"

Japan und Deutschland stehen außen- und sicherheitspolitisch vor ähnlichen Herausforderungen. Rolf Mützenich, Vorsitzender der SPD-Bundestagsfraktion…


12.02.2021 | News, Event

Virtual Global Conference for a Nuclear Free, Renewable Energy Future: Ten Years Since Fukushima

Ten years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. In the meantime, many countries…


05.02.2021 | News, Event

Virtual Conference „Overcoming the Exotic: Central Europeans and Japanese Studying each other’s Languages and Cultures“

After the Cold War, Central Europeans took an increasing interest in Japanese culture, and student exchanges in both directions expanded. This…


02.12.2020 | News, Event

Virtual Symposium „Nuclear Disarmament, Arms Control, and Non-Proliferation. German and Japanese Perspectives ahead of the NPT Review Conference“

Nuclear weapons still pose an imminent threat to mankind, and, as some experts have argued, may enter a renaissance. Ahead of the next Review…


25.11.2020 | News, Event

Panel Discussion „Media freedom, populism and democratic resilience“

The Digital Age has brought new opportunities for civic expression and participation. However, Social Media also facilitates the spread of…


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