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


NumberTitlePlace DateLinksKeyword
1st Joint LectureHow did the Japanese Language receive the Western Literature in the Meiji Period? –— Looking at “Max und Moritz” and its Latin transliterated Japanese Version “Wampaku monogatari”
Kyoto2016-12-20 Program Literature
2nd Joint LectureFiction and Fictionality in Japanese Culture: – Shishōsetsu (I-Novel) and “Otaku” Culture –
Heidelberg2017-02-22 Program  Popular Culture
3rd Joint LectureLooking at Japanese History from a Global History Perspective: The Proliferation of Violence, Global Weapons Trade and the Meiji Revolution
Kyoto2017-04-19 Program  Report History
4th Joint LectureChange and Dissolution of the Concept ‘Post-War Period’ in Japan
Heidelberg2017-07-07 Program  Report History
5th Joint LectureIs the Japanese Society becoming a slow society? Various phenomena and discourses in contemporary Japan
Kyoto2017-11-07 Program  Report Social Science
6th Joint LectureThe ‘Iron Horses’ that changed the History of Mankind? A History of Tractors in Modern JapanHeidelberg2017-12-12 Program  Report History
7th Joint LectureWhat matters in 21st century learning: From the Surface to the Deep Structure of Instructional Quality in Schools
Kyoto2018-02-06 Program  Report Education
8th Joint LectureAdvancement of Vernacular Constructions against Natural Disasters
Heidelberg2018-03-20 Program  Report Disaster Preventions
9th Joint LectureJapan’s southernmost Sue ware pottery center: Recent excavations and interdisciplinary research in the kiln site cluster at Nakadake Sanroku, Kagoshima
Kyoto2018-03-10 Program  Archeology
10th Joint LectureThe Study of Man as Ethics? Tetsuro Watsuji’s Ethics RevisitedHeidelberg2018-07-19 Program  Report Philosophy
11th Joint LectureWho are you? Questions from one’s other self, the Doppelgänger
Heidelberg2018-10-09 Program  Report Psychology
12th Joint LectureCanaries and Machines: Security in Collieries, Cities, and the Atmosphere
Kyoto2018-10-26 Program  Report Religious Studies
13th Joint LectureCanaries and Machines: Security in Collieries, Cities, and the Atmosphere
Heidelberg2019-01-17 ProgramHistory
14th Joint LecturePassport regulations and the cross-border mobility in the Japanese empire
Kyoto2019-03-28 Program  Report History
15th Joint LectureEcological Anthropology of the Foundation of the Ethiopian Highlands Civilization
Heidelberg2019-06-26 Program  Report Ethnology
16th Joint LectureLeveraging Clinical Data for Research on a National Scale: The MIRACUM Consortium in the German Medical Informatics Initiative
Kyoto2019-12-04 Program  Report Medicine
17th Joint LectureCoastal Areas: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development
Kyoto2020-02-14 ProgramSDGs
Special EditionHaniwa at Yoshida International House: A house-shaped proto-historic clay artifact from beneath our feet
Kyoto2019-07-02 Program Archeology