Transition – A Paradigm of World Society in the 21st Century
German-Japanese Symposium of Kobe Universty
in Cooperation with Trier University
and DFG-Center of Advanced Studies FOR 2603: Poetry in Transition
Wednesday, 16 Oct.
Prof. Dr. Hiroko Masumoto, Vice President of Kobe University
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Takeda, President of Kobe University
Prof. Dr. Michael Jäckel, President of Trier University
Prof. Dr. Henrieke Stahl, Trier University, Project Leader of DFG-Center of Advanced Studies FOR 2603
Prof. Dr. Michael Jäckel (Sociology), President of Trier University: Leading and Responding – Universities and the »Digital Turn«
11:10-13:10 I. International Economic Preferences and Behaviour
Prof. Dr. Masahiko Yoshii (Economics, Kobe, Executive Vice President): Cultural Differences of Economic Behaviours between Japan and Europe
Prof. Dr. Marc Rieger (Economics, Trier): Nationalism and Economic Preferences among Students in Europe and East Asia
Dr. Sumit Deole (Economics, Trier): How do new immigration flows affect existing immigrants?
Prof. Yunfang Hu (Economics, Kobe): Cultural Difference and Trade Patterns
13:10-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-17:00 II. Inter- and Transnationality
Prof. Dr. Martin Heidenreich (Sociology, Oldenburg): Europe between economic integration and socio-cultural fragmentation. The example of southern and eastern European peripheries
Prof. em. Dr. Kiyomitsu Yui (Sociology, Kobe): Cosmopolitan Vision and / or Clash of Civilizations : In Relation to East Asian Community（？）and EU
Prof. Dr. Manuel Fröhlich (Political Science, Trier): Conditions of the possibility of an international community from a political science perspective
Prof. Dr. Noriyuki Inoue (Law, Kobe): Constitutionalism beyond national-boarder as the universal value
17:30-19:00 Dinner Reception
Thursday, 17 Oct.
10:00-12:30 III. Lyric and Society
Prof. Dr. Henrieke Stahl
Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Zymner (Comparative Literature, Wuppertal): Lyric in social fields and in the world
Prof. Dr. Andreas Regelsberger (Japanese Studies, Trier):
Prof. Dr. Christian Soffel (Chinese Studies, Trier): Ritual, Performance and Ideology: Transition Paradigms of Early Classical Chinese Shi Poetry in the 21st Century
Prof. Dr. Hiroko Masumoto (German Literature, Kobe): Poems as Stones: Ryoichi Wago and Yoko Tawada
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-17:00 IV. Nature and Anthropocene
Prof. Dr. Heike Paul (American Studies, Erlangen-Nürnberg): Surviving Katrina: Disaster and the Afro-Pessimist Imaginary
Prof. Dr. Lore Hühn (Philosophy, Freiburg): The discourse about the Anthropocene. A new philosophy of nature in the 21st century?
Prof. Dr. Antje Bruns (Geography, Trier): Societal Relations to Nature in the Anthropocene – Transitions and Transformations
Prof. em. Dr. Nobuo Kazashi (Philosophy, Kobe): In Search of “Human Milieu” Lost: Reflections on the Kyoto School Philosophers’ Itineraries between Nishida and Heidegger
Prof. Dr. Henrieke Stahl (Slavic Studies, Trier): Metaphysics of Nature in Contemporary Poetry
Assoc. Prof. Yuho Hisayama (German Literature and Philosophy, Kobe): Self-Consciousness and ki: Reading H. v. Kleist from an East Asian Perspective.
Prof. Dr. Hiroko Masumoto, Kobe University
Prof. Dr. Henrieke Stahl, Trier Uniersity