Translating Food Sovereignty: Transnational Activism and Food Trade in Japan
GEAS Vice-director Cornelia Reiher has published this article on Food Sovereignty in the book "Die Aufgabe der Japanologie" (Dorothea Mladenova, Felix Jawinski and Katrin Gengenbach (ed.)).
Germany’s Quietly Growing Relations With Japan
In this article in "The Diplomat", GEAS member Weijing Xing analyzes the trends of, the reasons behind, and the potential challenges to the growing bilateral relations.
Tracing Japanese Leftist Political Activism (1957–2017)
PI Claudia Derichs' and Kevin Coogan's book tells the story of the Japanese Red Army (JRA). It traces the origins of the group in the Japanese New Left in the 1960s and looks at Red Army groups of the early 1970s in Japan, such as the Red Army Faction, and the United Red Army which became infamous for murdering its own members. The book also examines the JRA's trans- and international links with other militant groups including the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, as well as the networks of intellectuals and fellow activists who supported them.
Think Piece: How to successfully carry out research on China in challenging times – a perspective from junior scholars
Researchers specialising on China face severe challenges in carrying out original research. Five junior scholars, among them SCRIPTS member Alice Trinkle and GEAS member Yathing Zhang, wonder if the good times for research on China belong to the past. Foreign researchers have not been able to enter China for research purposes since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Between Common Humanity and Partiality: The Chogye Buddhist Chaplaincy Manual of the South Korean Military and its Relevance to International Humanitarian Law
In her article in "Contemporary Buddhism" in August 2022, GEAS member Hyein Lee explores the manual for Buddhist military personnel in the context of international humanitarian law. The article has also been supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Sharing is caring: willingness to share personal data through contact tracing apps in China, Germany, and the US
In this article in "Information, Communication & Society", GEAS Principal Investigators Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla and Genia Kostka study citizens’ willingness to share personal data through COVID-19 contact tracing apps (CTAs).
Essays on Renminbi Internationalization
GEAS Alumna Marina Zucker Marques' Dissertation is now available through Refubium, the Open Access server.
Who plans small towns and how? Multiple Orders of worth in spatial planning at the local level in Sichuan, China
GEAS Alumna Lisa Melcher's dissertation is now available through Refubium, the Open Access server.
Review: North Korean Engagement in Africa during the Cold War: A Survey of Recent Historiographical Analyses
This review essay in Korea Europe Review Journal No 2 (2022) by GEAS member Seung Hwan Ryu presents a historiographical analysis of the scholarly works on North Korean engagement in African countries during the Cold War from the 1970s to the present.
Japan’s Military-Political Domination of Occupied North China and the Local Chinese Response, 1937-1945
In this article in "Academia Historica", GEAS member Chi Ho Kiang looks at the external context and internal organization of the special services.
The Politics of Human Vulnerability to Climate Change
GEAS Alumna Julia Teebken’s book was just released with Routledge's new Climate Justice series. The book shows how social inequality manifests in the context of climate change. It analyzes why social vulnerability to climate change impacts is so difficult to address along with different political systems. The work is based on two empirical case studies, Atlanta in the federal state of Georgia in the southeastern United States and Jinhua in the eastern Zhejiang province, China.
Surviving disconnections: global history behind North Korean engagement with Tanzania in the 1960s
In this article GEAS member Seung Hwan Ryu analyzes the (dis)connections of North Korea from its socialist allies and its connections with African socialist countries, namely Tanzania, in the 1960s. The article is an opena ccess publication of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg global dis:connect.
UI Brief No 2, Jan 22
In the recent UI Brief, GEAS member Erik Isaksson analyses the values discourse emphasizing democracy, human rights, the rule of law and freedom used by the Japanese government.