Participating Researchers and Dissertation Supervisors

Prof. Dr. Marion Eggert

Chair Korean Studies (Korean Language and Culture)
Specialisation: Korean history of ideas, esp. of Chosŏn times; Korean hanmun literature; Modern Korean literature, esp. poetry; Korean-Chinese cultural connections

Faculty of East Asian Studies
Ruhr University Bochum, Uni134, 2.07
Universitätsstraße 134, 44799 Bochum
Prof. Dr. Carmen Meinert

Chair Central Asian Religions
Specialisation: Transfer of Buddhism in Central Asia, Tibet and China; Cultural perspectives on environmental and climate change; Buddhism and Human Rights

Center for Religious Studies (CERES) and Faculty of East Asian Studies
Ruhr University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 90a, 1.05, 44789 Bochum

Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata
 
Speaker

Chair History of China
Specialisation: Socioeconomic History of China, especially Song to Republic; History of Taiwan

Faculty of East Asian Studies
Ruhr University Bochum, Uni134, 3.13
Universitätsstraße 134, 44799 Bochum


Prof. Dr. Hannes Mosler

Professor for Social Science of East Asia – Korean Society and Politics
Specialisation: South Korean politics; political systems; political parties; electoral institutions; comparative constitutional law; memory politics; civic education

Institute of East Asian Studies and Institute of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg
Forsthausweg 2, LE 713, 47057 Duisburg


Prof. Dr. Dr. Nele Noesselt

Professor for Political Science with a special focus on East Asia / China
Specialisation: Chinese foreign relations; EU-China relations; Chinese International Relations theory; Governance in China; Transformation / transition of socialist systems

Institute of East Asian Studies and Institute of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg
Forsthausweg 2, LE 709b, 47057 Duisburg


Prof. Dr. Katja Schmidtpott

Chair Japanese History
Specialisation: Modern Japanese History (19th / 20th centuries), esp.
social and economic history; German-Japanese economic relations; Urban &
architectural history; Rationalisation of everyday life.

Faculty of East Asian Studies
Ruhr University Bochum, Uni134, 2.19
Universitätsstraße 134, 44799 Bochum

Prof. Dr. Christian Schwermann

Chair Chinese Language and Literature
Specialisation: Didactics, grammar, rhetoric of classical Chinese; Historical semantics and conceptual history; Ancient economic theory; Institutional history, Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Faculty of East Asian Studies
Ruhr University Bochum, Uni134, 3.11
Universitätsstraße 134, 44799 Bochum

Prof. Karen A. Shire, Ph.D.

Chair Comparative Sociology and Japanese Society
Specialisation: Social institutions; Work and employment; Gender-based inequalities; Economic sociology; Transnational labour markets; Japanese society

Institute of East Asian Studies and Institute of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, and Director, Essen College for Gender Research
University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg
Forsthausweg 2, LE 715, 47057 Duisburg

Prof. Dr. Markus Taube

Co-Speaker

Chair East Asian Economic Studies / China
Specialisation: Institutional economics (state-business nexus, industrial policy, informal networks); Institutional transfers and policy diffusion (incoming to China, outgoing via BRI)

Institute of East Asian Studies and Mercator School of Management, Faculty of Business Administration
University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg
Forsthausweg 2, LE 705, 47057 Duisburg

 

 

Dr. Elisabeth de Boer †

Senior Academic Reader (Akademische Oberrätin) for Japanese Linguistics
Specialisation: Japanese historical linguistics; Language diversity; Dialect studies; Tonology

Faculty of East Asian Studies
Ruhr University Bochum, Uni134, 2.22
Universitätsstraße 134, 44799 Bochum