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Homecoming Symposium

Dec 06, 2018 - Dec 07, 2018

The doctoral candidates from our fourth cohort 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 dissertation.


6th December (Henry Ford-Bau: Conference Room K III)

13:00 – 14:00 Oyuna Baldakova (Political Science / China)

"Win-Win on the Local Level: Study of Host Countries Institutions and Effects of the Belt and Road Initiative on Development in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan"

14:00 – 15:00 Xinyi Lin (Political Science / China)

“What Motivates People to Participate in Environmental Street Protest in China? – Resources, Framing Process, Political Opportunity of Contentious Collective Action in Authoritarian Country“

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:15 Eva Seiwert (Political Science / China)

"The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as a mechanism to safeguard Chinese interests in the region"

7th December (Tagungsstätte Harnack-Haus: Köhler-Zimmer)

10:00 – 11:00 Lu Chen (Cultural Anthropology / China)

"The Moving Temple: A study on the Religious Associations of Fishermen in the Eastern Part of Tai Lake"

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 Olteun Kim (Political Science / Korea)

“The Policy Decision Process beyond Anti-LGBT Politics in South Korea“

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 15:00 Marie Weishaupt (Political Science / Japan)

“Defying the "New Normal"? Parenthood, Risk Perception and Social Appropriateness in the Aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident”

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:30 Viktória Orbán (Political Science / Japan)

“Non-traditional Security Cooperation between Dependent Members of the US Alliance System: The Euro-Japanese Partnership”

Please note that this symposium takes place at two different venues!

Time & Location

Dec 06, 2018 - Dec 07, 2018

December 06:
Conference Room III
Garystr. 35
14195 Berlin

December 07:
Ihnestr. 16-20
14195 Berlin

Further Information

Places for this event are limited. Please register at: events@geas.fu-berlin.de