We held the ”Kyoto-Heidelberg exchange meeting for young researchers and students” on August 21. In this event, following three young researchers in humanities, who have close connections with both Kyoto University and Heidelberg University, gave talks about a variety of topics including their career developments, how to tell research topics in an appealing way, and their experiences in various countries.
Guests: Dr. Bjoern-Ole Kamm, Project Specific Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University (former Graduate Programme Lecturer at Heidelberg University)
Dr. Kiyokazu Okita, Assistant Professor, The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University (he was in the middle of the research trip at Heidelberg University)
Dr. Takashi Fujii, Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Kwansei Gakuin University (former assistant professor at Kyoto University Hakubi Center, he got his Ph.D at Heidelberg University.)
In the open discussion following their talks, participants had a vigorous discussion on various topics, such as the difference between Japan and Germany in the environment for humanists and advises for young researchers, etc.
Our office will hold this kind of events regularly. The next event will take place around December.