History of Japanese-German Joint Scientific Endeavors

 

Symposium on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the German JSPS Alumni Association

jointly organized by National Museum of Japanese History and German JSPS Alumni Association

Commitee
Scientific Committee:
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus
Local Organizing Committee:
Ass. Prof. Dr Mariko Fukuoka

Date and venue
Date:
September 30, 2015
Venue and access:
National Museum of Japanese History (国立歴史民俗博物館), Sakura City / Chiba Prefecture

Conference language
English

Admittance
Free of charge


Program

10:00   Opening Remarks
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Kurushima, Director of National Museum of Japanese History
Greeting Kurushima (82 KB)

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association
Greeting Menkhaus (64 KB)

10:30   Keynote Speech
Beyond Siebold and Kaempfer – Science Exchange between Japan and Germany from a Historical Perspective
Dr. Chantal Weber, Koeln University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association
Keynote Weber (87 KB)

11:00   SECTION 1: Japanese

Convenor: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn, Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

Hajime Hoshi and German Science Community in the 1920th
Dr. Matthias Hofmann, Frankfurt University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association
Abstract Hofmann (81 KB)

The Papers of Imamiya Shin and Maruyama Kunio about the German Japanese Relations
Ass. Prof. Dr. Mariko Fukuoka, National Museum of Japanese History
Abstract Fukuoka (62 KB)
Presentation Fukuoka (300 KB)

Pathological interactions − Ludwig Aschoff (1866-1942) and Tawara Tsunao (1873-1952)
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Michel-Zaitsu, Kyushu University
Abstract Michel-Zaitsu (82 KB)
Presentation Michel-Zaitsu (2.2 MB)

Three Bismarcks of Japan
Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Takii, International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) / Member of German JSPS Alumni Association
Abstract Takii (97 KB)
Presentation Takii (2.1 MB)

13:00   Lunch break / Photo session


14:00   SECTION 2: Germans
Convenor: Dr. Matthias Hofmann, Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

Siebold Collection at the National Museum of Japanese Studies
Prof. Kaori Hidaka, National Museum of Japanese History
Abstract Hidaka (78 KB)

The Life's Work of a German Botanist in Japan – How is the Work of Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866) still Influencing our Everyday Life?
Prof. Dr. Jutta Papenbrock, Hannover University / Member of the German JSPS Alumni Association
Abstract Papenbrock (38 KB)
Presentation Papenbrock (2.8 MB)

A Female Pioneer: Anna Berliner (1888-1977) and her Psychological Approach to Japanese Culture
Dr. Chantal Weber, Koeln University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association
Abstract Weber (82 KB)

15:30   Coffee break


16:00   SECTION 3: Joint Research
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Wilfried Wunderlich, Member of German JSPS Alumni Association

History of Legal Exchange between Japan and Germany
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Meiji University / Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association
Abstract Menkhaus (80 KB)
Presentation Menkhaus (4.2 MB)

Fundamental Physics Particles and their SPIN – Japanese-German Cooperation since 1970
Prof. Dr. Werner Meyer, Bochum University / Member of German JSPS Alumni Association
Abstract Meyer (49 KB)

17:30   Second Keynote Speech
Prospects of German Japanese Science Relations
Sabine Ganter-Richter, Bonn University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association
Keynote Ganter-Richter (70 KB)

18:30   Closing Remarks
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Meiji University / Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association

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