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)