Nichi-Doku Joint Lecture

The lecture series “Nichi-Doku Joint Lecture” is organized in close cooperation of the Kyoto University European Center, Heidelberg Office, and the Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto, the liaison offices of both universities in Japan and Germany. It aims at promoting and strengthening research exchange between Heidelberg University and Kyoto University.


■4th (7th July, 2017・Heidelberg)
Change and Dissolution of the Concept ‘Post-War Period’ in Japan

Speaker: Prof. Toshihiko Kishi, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Commentator: Takuma Melber
Lecturer and coordinator in the M.A. program “Transcultural Studies” at the Cluster of Excellence
“Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, Heidelberg University

Date: 7th July, 2017 18:00-20:00

Venue: Karl-Jaspers-Centre, Room 212, Heidelberg University




■2nd (22nd February, 2017・Heidelberg)
Fiction and Fictionality in Japanese Culture: – Shishōsetsu (I-Novel) and “Otaku” Culture –

Speaker: Prof. Ōura Yasusuke, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University

Commentator: Prof. Judit Árokay, Institute for Japanese Studies, Heidelberg University

Date: 22nd February, 2017 18:15-19:45

Venue: Karl-Jaspers-Centre, Room 212, Heidelberg University