Lecture series (Fall 2014): Current Political Affairs and Civil Society in Japan

This lecture series takes an in-depth look at Japan’s current political affairs, with particular emphasis on changes and continuities within Japanese civil society. Questions that will be addressed are: What has changed since Fukushima? What are the underlying power structures in Japanese politics? Who are the leaders and what are their motivations? How will Japan position itself within the East Asian region? Join us to discuss these issues with high-ranking experts in the field!

A cooperation between the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies – Japanese Studies and the URPP Asia and Europe.