Invited Lectures

 

2018

Invited Talk

Life Politics and Community Engagement in Rural Japan: Culinary Education and Entrepreneurism

Urban Ethics: Conflicts Over the ‚Good’ and Proper Life in Cities

Final Conference of the Urban Ethics Research Group‘s First Phase

Munich University, Germany

January 17-19, 2018

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Invited Talk

The Concept of Authenticity. Washoku as Culinary Politics

2018 APSafe  in Collaboration with EurSafe 

National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

May 10-12, 2018

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Invited Talk

Culinary Politics: The Revival of Shokuiku in Japan

22nd Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)

International Christian University Tokyo

June 30 - July 1, 2018

Invited Talk

Food Education in Rural Japan. Sustaining Local Communities through Life Politics

Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference 2018

Washington D.C., USA

March 25, 2018

2017

Invited Lecture:

Promoting Culinary Heritage: The Food Education Campaign in Japan

 

Conference: Culinary Nationalism in Asia

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA.

March 30 - April 1, 2017

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2016

A State Affair? Efforts of State Initiatives and Civil Movements to Establish Food Literacy in Japan.

Symposium on Food Education in Japan & Germany, Organizers: Cornelia Reiher (FU Berlin) and Stephanie Assmann (Hokkaido University). Venue: Japanese German Center Berlin (JDZB), December 6, 2016.    

Shaping the Responsible Consumer: Food Education and Food Waste in Japan. Waste in Asia (WIA), 9 - 11 June 2016, Leiden University, The Netherlands. 

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The Food Education in Japan and Its Implementation. Book Talk on "The Globalization of Asian Cuisines", Sophia University, Institute of Comparative Culture, 2 June 2016.

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Reviving a Historical Concept: The Food Education Campaign in Japan. HokudaiGent-Day. Symposium on 150 Years Japanese-Belgian Relations, University of Ghent, Belgium, 29 February - 1 March 2016.

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2015

Containing Globalization through Food Education: The Return to a National Cuisine in Japan, Invited talk at the symposium Emotionalizing the nation: Conflicting narratives in Japanese food identities,

Royal Flemish Academy, Brussels, Belgium, 1 - 3 July, 2015.

 

2013

Revitalisation Efforts in the Tohoku Region before and after March 11, 2011 (Revitalisierung der Tohoku-Region vor und nach dem 11. März 2011). University of Hamburg, Institute for Asian and African Studies, Hamburg, Germany, 2 May 2013.

 

Globalization and Locality: Food Movements in Japan. Invited Lecture given in Dr. Shaw-wu Jung’s Class, National Chinan University, The Institute of Anthropology, Puli, Taiwan, 2 September 2013.

 

2012

The Role of Two Initiatives in the Rediscovery of Regional Foods in Japan. Invited lecture given in Professor Yi-Chieh Lin’s class, National Chung Hsing University Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan, 29 February 2012.

 

2011

Political Purpose and National Identity: Representations of the Food Education Campaign in Japan. Invited Talk at the Institute of Comparative Culture, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, 25 November 2011.

 

Media Coverage of the Triple Disaster in Japan. Talk in roundtable discussion at the Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 5 July 2011.

The Japanese Food Market. Presented at the European Institute for Asian Studies, Swedish Embassy, Tokyo, Japan, 20 June 2011.

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2007

Doitsu ni okeru Nihongaku to Nihon kenkyū [Japanese Studies in Germany].Talk delivered in Japanese to the International Culture Workshop , Tohoku University, Sendai, November 2007.

 

2010

2010. Nutrition outside the Home and Culinary Education in Japan. Lecture given at the workshop “Wandel des Essalltags – Organisation und Gestaltung von Ernährung zwischen Familie und Öffentlichkeit im deutsch-japanischen Vergleich“ [Change of Daily Eating Habits – Organization of Nutrition between Family and Public in a German-Japanese Comparison, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Giessen, Germany, 9 December 2010.

 

2005

Shōhi kōdō no tayōka. Nihonjin josei wo rei ni shite [The Diversity of Consumer Behavior. Taking Japanese Women as an Example]. Talk delivered in Japanese to the Faculty of Commerce, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 16 June 2005.

 

Panels Organized

 

2016

Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEAS), SOAS University of London 5-7 September 2016.

Oranized Panel: Achieving Sustainability in Contemporary Urban East Asia: Case Studies of Japan and China

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2015

Countering Globalisation: The Protection and Representation of an Indigenous Food Fare in East Asia, 2015 Joint Conference of the Agriculture Food, Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), Chatham University: Pittsburgh, USA, 24 - 28 June 2015.

 

2009

East Asia Goes Glocal: Transformation And Safeguarding of Foodways in China, South Korea and Japan. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), Philadelphia, USA, 3 December 2009

 

2007

(Non) Consumption of Food in Japan – Past and Present. Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Boston, 22 March 2007.

 

Conference Presentations (Selection)

 

2015

The Return to a Culinary Heritage: The Food Education Campaign in Japan, 2015 Joint Conference of the Agriculture Food, Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), Chatham University: Pittsburgh, USA, 24 - 28 June 2015. 

 

2014

Establishing Food Literacy: Educational Activities of the Slow Food Movement in Japan, Part of Panel on: Eating Practices and Japan's Agri-food System in Flux: On Local Farmers, Global Risks and Alternative Consumers' Choices, 14th International Conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies (eajs), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 28 August 2014.

 

2013

Political Purpose and National Identity: The Food Education Campaign in Japan.
Vereinigung für sozialwissenschaftliche Japanforschung (German Association for Social Science Research on Japan), Berlin, Germany, 23 November, 2013.

 

2011

Public Pressure and Political Purpose: The Abduction Issue, Food Security and the Role of the State in Political Movements in Japan. Co-presented with Sebastian Maslow at the Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 7 July 2011.

Resisting Free Trade: Japanese Farmers’ Efforts to Support Local Food Production. Presented at the Conference of the British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS), Sapporo, Japan, 29 May 2011.

 

2009

Counterbalancing Neoliberal Labor Market Reforms on the Periphery: A Case Study of Miyagi Prefecture. Co-presented with Sebastian Maslow. Second International Conference of the Japanese Studies Association in Southeast Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam, 22 October 2009.

 

Food Action Nippon. The Role of a Government Initiative in Reviving Local Foodways in Japan. Presented at the conference “East by Southeast: Multiple Perspectives on Asia” held by the Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA), Taipei, 5 July 2009.

 

2008

Advocating the Global on a Local Basis: The Slow Food Movement in Japan. Presented at the Institute of Comparative Culture, Sophia University, Tokyo, 28 July 2008.



Reinventing Culinary Heritage in Northern Japan: Slow Food and 'Traditional Vegetables'. Presented at the German Institute for Japanese Studies, Social Science Study Group, Tokyo, 18 June 2008.

 

2007

The Revision of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Its Implementation Gender Equality. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), Washington DC., USA, November 2007.

 

Slow – Slower – Slowest: The Slow Food Movement in Japan. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Boston, 22 March 2007.

 

2005

The Reinvention of Tradition in Japanese Consumer Culture. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), Washington DC, 2 December 2005.

Value Change and Social Stratification in Japan: Aspects of Women’s Consumer Behavior. Presented at the CSSI Center for the Study of Social Stratification and Inequality, Tohoku University, Sendai, 20 February 2005.

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