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GEAS Homecoming Symposium 2023

Dec 12, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Doctoral candidates of Cohort IX (Cohort 2021) and of Cohort VIII (Cohort 2020) will be back from their fieldwork in Asia and present their findings and new ideas at our Homecoming Symposium. The purpose of the symposium is to give our PhD students the chance to receive feedback on their progress from a variety of different researchers and peers before they start writing their dissertations.Everyone is welcome to join!

If you like to participate Symposium, please register through the Registration Link in the Links section below. The registration is for preparation purposes only (we have to see how many people can fit in the library). You can register until 10 December 2023.

This year, the symposium takes place offline (except for supervisors abroad).

Preliminary Schedule (Titles of the presentation will be added a week before the event):

10:00 - 11:00
Nicolas Stassar Evisioning Captivity of Enemy Combatants - Strategies and Praxis of Detainment in the Japanese Empire
11:00 - 12:00
Junsang Lee

Searching for a Better Life: Contemporary Korean Youth Migration to Germany

12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:30
Cecilia Luzi Finding home in rural Japan: urban-rural migrants in Kyūshū
14:30 - 15:30
Lynn Ng Reinventing ‘Fukushima’ after 3.11: Hopes of In-migrants and Entrepreneurs
15:30 - 15:45
Coffee Break  
15:45 - 16:45 Seunghwan Ryu The Making of Self-Reliance Internationalism:
North Korean Economic Cooperation with Tanzania in the Postcolonial Cold War
17:00 ~ Get-Together  

Time & Location

Dec 12, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

TBC, GradSchoolVilla Hittorfstr. 18, 14195 Berlin
(Barrier free entrance: Landoltweg)