Homecoming Symposium 2016

Dec 01, 2016 - Dec 02, 2016

The Second Cohort will be back from their fieldwork in Asia and will 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 before they start writing their dissertation.


Program

Thursday 1 December 2016

Session 1


14:00 – 15:00                Jan Niggemeier (Political Science/Japan)

Embrace the Global, but How? – Adaptation vs. Resistance to Change within the Japanese Labour Movement


15:00 – 16:00                Ji Hye Han (Educational Science/Korea)

The Institutionalization of the Korean Higher Education System with Regard to Lifelong Learning and the Support System for Working Adults in Korea


16:00 – 16:30                Coffee break


16:30 – 17:30                 Kei Namba (Political Science/Japan)

Enhancing Administrative Capacities in Water Supply: Assessment of Japan's Role in Local Development Partnerships in Myanmar and the Philippines

 

Friday 2 December 2016

Session 2


9:00 – 10:00               Ganyi Zhang (Political Science/China)

Building Trust under Power Asymmetry: A Case Study of China-France Normalization


10:00 – 11:00               Nina Holzschneider (History/Japan)

Institutionalizing Okinawas 'Multiple-bind': Individual and Institutional Attempts to Shape Okinawa’s Position within the Japanese Nation State in the late 19th Century


11:00 – 11:30                Coffee break


11:30 – 12:30                 Ran Cheng (Business and Economics/China)

Effect of Minimum Wage Institution on Wage Development and Distribution in China: An Institutional and Firm Perspective


12:30 – 13:30                 Lunch

 

Session 3


13:30 – 14:30                 Simon Schwenke (Political Science/Japan)

Institutional Change of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces


14:30 – 15:30                 Lisa Melcher (Social Anthropology/China)

Engineering, Bureaucracy or Politics? Spatial Planning in Small Town Sichuan


15:30 – 16:00                Coffee break


16:00 – 17:00                Angela Leggett (Business and Economics/China)

Explaining the Diverging Responses of Enterprises to Civil Society Pressure Around Corporate Environmental Behavior in China

Time & Location

Dec 01, 2016 - Dec 02, 2016

Freie Universität Berlin
Seminar Centre L113/L115
Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26
14195 Berlin