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Katrin Gengenbach

K.G.
Image Credit: Marcus Reichmann

Associate Director

Academic management

Address
Graduate School House, Freie Universität Berlin
Hittorfstr. 18
Room 110
14195 Berlin
Fax
+49 (0)30 838 4 51596
Email
coordinator[at]geas.fu-berlin.de

Office hours

Available during the day 10 AM-6 PM via email and telephone as well as Webex. Please just send a message any time (Open Door Policy)

Availability in presence (in summer semester 2021): Monday, Wednesday (and Friday occasionally)

Summer Vacation: 21 August - 13 September

since 5/2013 Associate Director, Graduate School of East Asian Sudies, Freie Universität Berlin
Committees and Commissions
11/2020-05/2021 Working Group: Early Career Researchers "Zukunft Lehre 2030/Future Visions of Teaching 2030"
since 2019 Fire Protection Assistant (Hittorfstr. 18, old building (villa))
2019 Working Group Women*'s Advancement Plans, Dept. History and Cultural Studies
since 2017
Selection Committee - Funding for Women*'s Advancement History and Cultural Studies (Frauenfördermittel FB GeschKult)
since 2013 Member of Joint Commission of Departments for Graduate School of East Asian Studies
Training Experience
03/2021 TICKET Virtual Staff training Week (intercultural mobility), Erasmus+ 
11/2018 - 11/2019 Mentor in the mentoring programme MentoringPlus, Konstanz University
07/2019 Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Exchange, Office of International Cooperation/ IDAS, National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan
11/2019 Quality Management in Doctoral Programmes (7h), evalag Mannheim (training course)
5/2019 Complexity Reduction in Project Management (8h), Freie Universität Berlin (training course)
11/2018 Career Advice for Junior Researchers (11h), ZWM Speyer (training course)
3/2018 Labour Law (8h), Freie Universität Berlin (training course)
4-9/2015 Certificate in Academic Management, Advanced Training (Lehrgang) (ZWM Speyer/ DFG)
Research and Work Experience
9/2012-4/2013 Researcher, Office Representative (Council Assistant), EAJS e.V., FU Berlin
11/2011 Dr phil in Japanese Studies, University of Leipzig
4/2009-9/2010

Lecturer, Centre for East Asian Studies (OAZ), Technical University Dresden

2009-2010 Associate PhD fellow, DFG-Graduate Program "Critical Junctures of Globalization" (Research Academy Leipzig (RAL)), University of Leipzig
2-3/2009

Visiting Researcher, Global Area Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

3-9/2008

Research Fellow, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ Tokyo)

10/2006-9/2007 Visiting Researcher, Interfaculty Initiative for Information Studies, Tokyo University (DAAD fellowship)
since 2006 freelance layout designer (publications)
2005-2011 Graduate Assistant (Japanese Studies; SFB 586 "Difference and Integration"; Research Academy Leipzig (RAL)), University of Leipzig
1999-2005 M.A. Japanese Studies/ Hispanic Studies, University of Leipzig

Social and protest movements

Consumerism, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies

Membership

NEXT - Network of Excellent Doctoral Training

EAJS - European Association for Japanese Studies

VSJF - Vereinigung für Sozialwissenschaftliche Japanforschung

GJF - Gesellschaft für Japanforschung

IPB - Institut für Protest- und Bewegungsforschung

Nippon Connection e.V. 

labournet.tv 

 

Conference Panels, Discussions and Event Contributions

01.27.2020. Discussant, UZH-GEAS Joint Dissertation and Publication Workshop, Freie Universität Berlin, January 26-27, 2020.

07.17.2019. Research in Germany Science Lunch panelist (PhD opportunities in Germany), International Convention of Asian Studies (ICAS 11), Leiden University, the Netherlands, July 15-19, 2019.

03.19-20.2018. Conference Co-Organizer and Panel Chair, 4th Annual Network of EXcellent Doctoral Training in Germany (NEXT), Freie Universität Berlin, March 19-20, 2018.

09.22.2017. Panel Chair/Discussant, Urban Futurologies. Cultural Typhoon in Europe Conference 2017, Nürnberg, September 21-23, 2017.

03.06.2017. Panelist, "Cinéma Klassenkampf" Opening Film Screening, Moviemiento, labournet.tv, Berlin.

08.28.2016. Discussant, UFSP-GEAS Publication Workshop, Freie Universität Berlin, October 27-28, 2016.

12.15.2015. Discussant, GEAS-UFSP Publication Workshop, University of Zurich, Switzerland, December 14-15, 2015.

06.16.2015. Panelist, "Love Hotel" Film Screening, NaTo, Cinemathèque Leipzig e.V., Leipzig.

Publications

2013.  (w/ Dorothea Mladenova and Felix Jawinski) "Politik, Energie und Kultur in Wechselwirkung: Wie sich Atomkraft in Japan durchsetzte". [The interdependence of politics, energy and culture: How nuclear energy was accepted in Japan]. In: Gebhardt, Lisette/ Richter, Steffi (ed.): Lesebuch Fukushima [Fukushima Reader]. Berlin, EBV: 32-53.

2013. Between Extremes of Poverty and Luxury: Sociocultural Dynamics of Consumption in Early Postwar Japan (1945-1959). Dissertation. Leipzig/Dresden, Qucosa electronic publication.

2012.  (w/ Maria Trunk) "Vor und nach "Fukushima" - soziale Bewegungen in Japan nach der Jahrtausendwende." [Before and after Fukushima - social movements in Japan after the turn of the century]. In: Chiavacci, David/Wieczorek, Iris (ed): Japan-Jahrbuch 2012, München, iudicium.

2012. "Luxuskonsum in Japan. Herausforderung und Katalysator von Nationalisierung in der frühen Nachkriegszeit." [Consuming luxury in Japan. Challenges of nationalisation in early postwar Japan]. In: Kühschelm, Oliver/ Siegrist, Hannes/ Eder, Franz.X. (ed.): Konsum und Nation [Consumerism and the Nation]. Bielefeld, transcript.

2010. "Iwabuchi Kôichi". In: Middell, Matthias/ Engel, Ulf (ed.): Theoretiker der Globalisierung [Theorists on globalisation]. Leipzig, Universitätsverlag: 232-287.