<Jean Monnet Module> Online workshop & networking event for young researchers working on Japan/EU

Workshop Title: Nothing New Under the Sun?

Date & Time: Saturday 25 September 2021, 4.30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Japan time 

Place: On ZOOM

Target: PhD students and young researchers working on any topic related to Japan and Europe

Guest contributions: Dr. Yuko Inada (St. Andrew’s University)
                                Mr. Richard Kelner (Delegation of the European Union to Japan)

Moderator: Dr. Anna Schrade, Associate Professor, Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University

Language: English

Fee: Free

Sign-up (required): Sign up from  this link by 20 September. The ZOOM URL will be automatically emailed to you later.

Organiser/Inquiries: Dr. Anna Schrade, Associate Professor, Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University, E-mail: schrade@kwansei.ac.jp

Why join? 
     -    Share your current research and get feedback 
     -    Exchange your ideas with other young researchers and learn from each other’s experience
     -    Join talks about how to get published, how to get a postdoc/academic position, working at Japanese universities, how to get funding etc. 

4.30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.:  Opening remarks
4.40 p.m. - 5.10 p.m.:  Discussing your work in smaller groups
5.10 p.m. - 5.50 p.m.:  Plenary discussion: 
                                  - What are the latest trends in your & others’ research? 
                                  - How does your work fit into the broader scholarly debate? 
                                  - What are differences and similarities between the current research on Japan and on Europe? 
                                  - Where would a comparison be beneficial? 
5.50 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.:  Short break 
6.00 p.m. - 6.45 p.m.:  Guest lectures & exchange of ideas: how to get funding / how to get published / how to land a job in academia 
                                  (incl. current & future funding calls, and possible contributions by you) 

6.45 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.:  Wrap-up 
Afterwards: informal chat (speed dating) among the participants for those interested