News from our Members

Prof. Dr. jur. Heinrich Menkhaus introduces the JSPS Club in Japanese and English on March 17, 2023, in the Meiji University Law News of the Meiji University website.

Prof. Dr. Christian Becker-Asano introduces on December 7, 2022, as head of the Humanoid Lab at the Media University (HdM) / Institute for Applied Artificial Intelligence, the android robot “Andrea” from Japan and gives a speech about “Android Robots in Education and Research”

Prof. Dr. med. Beate Heissig's initiative to invite physicians, students and researchers from Ukraine to Japan (see below) is also praised in the Nikkei Shinbun of October 12, 2022 (jpg, 1.4 MB).

Prof. Dr. med. Beate Heissig reports in her interview in the Japan Times from Sept. 2, 2022 titled On medical exchange program in Tokyo, Ukrainians both receive and give lessons about the successful “Juntendo University Hospital’s Clinical Observership Program” that enabled many medical professionals, students and researchers from Ukraine to spend a threw-month fellowship in Japan.

Prof. Dr. Christian Becker-Asano is quoted in the magazine “Humboldt Kosmos” No. 114/2022 (August 2022) in the article Prodigious promise and mysterious mistakes (English online version) on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI).

Prof. Dr. jur. Heinrich Menkhaus gives in June 2022 a lecture The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Constitution of Japan (ドイツ連邦共和国憲法と日本国憲法) in Japanese at the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft in Shōnan (湘南日独協会).

Prof. Dr. jur. Heinrich Menkhaus co-organizes the International Symposium ”医薬品・医療機器をめぐる日独諸制度の比較 (Recht in Bezug auf Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte: Deutschland und Japan im Vergleich) (145 KB) on March 21, 2019 as Head of the Comparative Law Center (CLC) of the Meiji University and speaks the concluding remarks. Report in: Newsletter ”Meiji University News“ No. 726 of April 1, 2019, p. 4 (466 KB) (in Japanese).

Prof. Dr. jur. Heinrich Menkhaus reports on his occupational career in connection with his JSPS fellowship 30 years ago, in the JSPS broschure 30th Anniversary: Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in JAPAN, p. 4 (1 MB); complete broschure (9.5 MB).

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Rainer Knauf gives a lecture on the DJW Symposium 2018 “How AI Challenges our Economies – Japanese and German Views” in Düsseldorf.

Prof. Dr. jur. Heinrich Menkhaus gives a lecture about the Japanese Constitution (613 KB) at the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft in Shōnan (湘南日独協会) 2017 (in Japanese).

Dr. Ludger Neumann reporting on the German-Japanese Symposium on Positive Aging (80 KB) that took place in October 2012 in Tokyo (in German).

Humboldt scholar Taiyo Yoshioka visiting Club member Andreas Schaper at the Marburg laboratory for electron microskopy. Report in:  Marburger UniJournal Nr. 38 • Mai 2012, p. 8–11 (1.4 MB) (in German).

European Focus Day 2024
Tokyo | June 6, 2024

Regional Group Meeting in Northern Germany
Hamburg | June 22, 2024

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