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GEAS Summer Symposium 2017

Jul 13, 2017 | 08:50 AM s.t. - 05:00 PM

In our Summer Symposium 2017, students from Cohort IV will present their “June papers” in very short talks (max 15 mins), and PIs, faculty, as well as invited visiting fellows and guests will comment on their progress. The purpose of the symposium is to give the students a chance to receive feedback on their dissertation outlines from a variety of different researchers, before they enter their fieldwork phase.


8.50       Welcome Address

9.00 – 10.30       Session I

Bonaventura Rescigno

Legitimacy and the Production of Ideas – The "New Type of Think Tanks with Chinese Characteristics"

Oyuna Baldakova

Win-win at the Local Level Study of the Belt and Road Initiative's Linkage Effects in Central Asia

Xinyi Lin

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


10.30 – 11.00    Coffee break


11.00 – 12.00     Session II

Eva Seiwert

China’s Use of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation to Counter Terrorism

Lu Chen

The Moving Temples – A Study on the Religious Organizations of Fishermen in the Eastern Part of Tai Lake


12.00 – 13.30     Lunch


13.30 – 15.00     Session III

Marie Weishaupt

Am I a Good Parent? – Risk Perception and Self-Evacuation in Post-Fukushima Japan

Chaline Timmerarens

The Role of Mediating Institutions for Brazilian Return Migrants in Japan

Olteun Kim

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


15.00 – 15.30    Coffee break


15.30 – 17.00     Session IV

Elisabeth I-Mi Suh

Two Sides to a Story? – A Reassessment of Nuclear Diplomacy between the U.S. and the DPRK

Weijing Xing

Security Cooperation between Japan and the EU

Viktória Orbán

Non-Traditional Security Cooperation between Members of the Post-War US Alliance System The

Case of Europe and Japan

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2017 | 08:50 AM s.t. - 05:00 PM

Room L 113
Seminar Centre (Silberlaube)
Freie Universität Berlin
Otto-von Simson-Straße 26
14195 Berlin