History of Japanese-German Joint Scientific Endeavors

Theme History of Japanese-German Joint Scientific Endeavors
Date September 30, 2015
Venue National Museum of Japanese History
Description The symposium was held on the occasion of 20th anniversary of German JSPS Alumni Association (JSPS: the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science). The symposium was jointly organized by German JSPS Alumni Association and National Museum of Japanese History.
For more information: http://www.jsps-club.de/index.php?id=481
Program Highlights

Opening Remarks:        
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Kurushima, Director of National Museum of Japanese History
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association

 

Keynote Speech 1:
Beyond Siebold and Kaempfer: Science Exchange between Japan and Germany from a Historical Perspective
Dr. Chantal Weber, Koeln University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

 

Section 1:
Convenor: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn, Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

Hajime Hoshi and German Science Community in the 1920th
Dr. Matthias Hofmann, Frankfurt University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

The Papers of Imamiya Shin and Maruyama Kunio about the German Japanese Relations
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mariko Fukuoka, National Museum of Japanese History

Pathological Interactions: Ludwig Aschoff (1866-1942) and Tawara Tsunao (1873-1952)
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Michel-Zaitsu, Kyushu University

Three Bismarcks of Japan
Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Takii, International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken) / Member of German JSPS Alumni Association

 

Section 2:
Convenor: Dr. Matthias Hofmann, Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni
Association

Siebold Collection at the National Museum of Japanese Studies
Prof. Kaori Hidaka, National Museum of Japanese History

The Life's Work of a German Botanist in Japan – How is the Work of Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866) Still Influencing Our Everyday Life?
Prof. Dr. Jutta Papenbrock, Hannover University / Member of the German JSPS Alumni Association

A Female Pioneer: Anna Berliner (1888-1977) and Her Psychological Approach to Japanese Culture
Dr. Chantal Weber, Koeln University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

 

SECTION 3:
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Wilfried Wunderlich, Member of German JSPS Alumni
Association

History of Legal Exchange between Japan and Germany
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Meiji University / Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association

Fundamental Physics Particles and Their SPIN: Japanese-German Cooperation since 1970
Prof. Dr. Werner Meyer, Bochum University / Member of German JSPS Alumni Association

 

Keynote Speech 2:
Prospects of German Japanese Science Relations
Sabine Ganter-Richter, Bonn University / Member of the Board of German JSPS Alumni Association

 

Closing Remarks:
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Meiji University / Chairman of German JSPS Alumni Association