7th JSPS Club Meeting in Japan / November 3, 2018

Time: 13:30–20:30
Venue: Global Hall Jinyu (C1-2), C Cluster Katsura Campus, Kyoto University
Map:http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/katsura/map.html; Building 22
Please get off at bus stop Katsura Goryozaka; if you intend to come by car, parking is available.

Event report in NvC 04/2018 (in German)

Program (143 KB)

Session Opening

13:30   Greetings
Assoc. Prof. Jan-Dirk SCHMÖCKER (Faculty of Engineering, Department of Urban Management, Kyoto University; Local Organizer)

Prof. Hideo SAJI (Director Kyoto University Research Administration Office)

Prof. Heinrich MENKHAUS (Chair for German Law, Faculty and Graduate School of Law, Meiji University; Chairman of the JSPS Club)

Prof. Shunichi TAZUKE (Doshisha University; President Japanese German Society Kyoto)

Ms Atsuko NAKATSUKA (Head of International Policy Planning Division, Headquarters for International Affairs, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS))

Scientific Presentations

13:45   Prof. Kasuhiro TAKII (International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken); Siebold Preisträger):
150 Years Anniversary of the Meiji Revolution: Rethinking its Value in the World History

14:10   Assoc. Prof. Makoto KISHIMOTO (Graduate School of Science, Kyoto Sangyo University):
Supermassive Black Holes at the Center of Galaxies

14:35   Assoc. Prof. Mizuki TAKENAKA (Department of Botany, Kyoto University):
RNA Editing in Plant Mitochondria and Chloroplasts

15:00   Coffee break

Scientific Exchange

15:30   Assoc. Prof. Guido RAPPE (Osaka University, Graduate School of Language and Culture):
Bemerkungen zum Ursprung der Sprache

15:55   Prof. Hiroshi ABE (Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University; Siebold Preisträger):
Why Should We Protect Nature? From a Japanese Point of View

16:20   Ass. Prof. Jacqueline URAKAMI (School of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering and Economics, Tokyo Institute of Technology):
Empathic Technology

16:45   Shoma ISHIKAWA (Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University; AIDA Alumni):
A Novel Insight into Brain Aging: Cellular Senescence in Post-mitotic Cells

Discussion, Closing and Group Picture

17:10   Chiyoko KANNO (University Research Administrator, Kyoto University):
Remarks Regarding Germany Connections of Kyoto University

17:20   Open Discussion and Closing
Moderated by Jan-Dirk SCHMÖCKER

17:30   Photo Session

18:30–20:30   Reception
im カフェアルテ, Katsura Campus B-Cluster
Kanpai: Generalkonsul Dr. Werner KÖHLER (Consul General, German Consulate General Osaka-Kobe)

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JSPS Club Chairman Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus is awarded the “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” (旭日小綬章) of the Japanese Government in 2024.

Club member Prof. Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki is awarded the “Plasma Materials Science Hall of Fame Prize” in March of 2024.

Club member Prof. Dr. med. Tanja Fehm is awarded the “Klüh Foundation Award” 2023

Neues vom Club 03/2023