Academic and public
Public lectures and talks
Presentation “Ageing population: Trends and challenges in Germany and Japan”, Annual meeting of the Japanese-German Business Association, Nuremberg, Germany (in English)
Reading from my book “Einsame Klasse”, at the German Society for Natural Research and Ethnology of Asia, Tokyo, Japan (in German)
Presentation “Sponsorship and journalism in today’s sport business: between cynicism and hope” (Patrocinio y periodismo en el deporte de hoy: entre cinismo y esperanza) at the International Congress of Sport Science, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico (in Spanish)
Presentation on the phenomenon of social withdrawal or hikikomori in Japan and Germany, German-Japanese Society, Berlin, Germany (in German)
Presentation on how to work as a freelance foreign correspondent, at the annual meeting of Journalists Network, Berlin, Germany (in German)
Reading from my book “Einsame Klasse”, at the Asia Meeting of the German National Academic Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan (in German)
Course “Creative writing in German”, University of Tokyo, Law Faculty, Tokyo, Japan (in Japanese and German)
Course “Intergenerational solidarity and challenges of demographic ageing worldwide”, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Sports Faculty (in Spanish)
“Conflict or solidarity? Intergenerational relations in the face of population ageing”.
A comparison of Germany and Japan Published online, Hertie School.
“Im Käfig oder nur zu zahm: Wie frei sind Japans Medien unter Abe?” (In a cage or too cowardly: How free is the press under Abe?) In: “Japan in der Ära Abe: eine politikwissenschaftliche Analyse” (Japan in the Era Abe: a political science analysis). Gabriele Vogt and Steffen Heinrich (eds.), 2017, Munich: Judicium.
“The elderly in ageing societies: Cost factor or safety net? Family regimes, JSTAR and SHARE data in Japan and Germany.” 2018 European Population Conference, Brussels, Belgium
”Older people in ageing societies: Cost factor or safety net? A comparison of NTA, JSTAR and SHARE data in Japan and Germany.” Together with Rikiya Matsukura. 2017 International Population Conference, Cape Town, South Africa
“The elderly in ageing societies: Cost factor or safety net? Family regimes, NTA and JSTAR data in Japan.” 15th International conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies, Lisbon, Portugal
“The elderly in ageing societies: Cost factor or safety net? Family regimes, JSTAR and SHARE data in Japan and Germany.” Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Demographie, Rostock, Germany
“Do the elderly get more than their fair share? A comparison of attitudes in Germany and Japan.” European Population Conference, Mainz, Germany
Peer reviewer for Contemporary Japan, academic journal published by the German Institute for Japanese Studies