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EVF Discussion Workshop: Youth, Activism and Politics in Japan Today

May 20, 2019 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Following up on a roundtable discussion in 2017, in this workshop Kyoko Tominaga (Ritsumeikan University) and Corey Wallace (GEAS, FU Berlin) will debate the issue of generational change in Japan from a contemporary point of view. This is building towards a special issue to be published in Japan Forum later this year.


Associate Professor Kyoko Tominaga, Ritsumeikan/University of Vienna

Activists Seeking Authenticity in Social Movements: The Study of Activist Identity and Lifestyle Movement in Japan

Dr. Corey Wallace, GEAS, FU Berlin

Differences in Generational Outlook in Japan: Challenging Myths about Ideological Change in Japan

The event is held by the Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, with generous support from the Einstein Stiftung Berlin.

Time & Location

May 20, 2019 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Conference room 1.36, GEAS, Hittorfstr. 18, 14195 Berlin

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