Registration open! 2023 VSJF Annual Conference 3rd-5th Nov. in Berlin (JDZB)

With great pleasure, we would like to announce that the registration is open for the annual VSJF (German Association for Social Science Research on Japan) Conference 2023, taking place on November 3-5 at JDZB (Japanese-German Center Berlin) in Berlin. QuaMaFA organizes this year’s conference  “Labor and (im)mobility in Japan and East and Southeast Asia: Transnational, regional and rural-urban perspectives”.

You can register from:

The registration is open until 29th October 2023. Once the registration is completed (double opt-in process), you will receive a QR-code which is necessary for the registration at the conference venue. Please keep the QR-code safely.

The program is available from:

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The conference is co-organized by QuaMaFA team, Ruth Achenbach (Goethe University Frankfurt), Helena Hof (University of Zurich / Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity), Aimi Muranaka (University of Duisburg-Essen), Joohyun Justine Park (Goethe University Frankfurt) and Megha Wadhwa (Free University of Berlin), and in cooperation with JDZB and VSJF.

The conference is partially funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education (BMBF), the German Research Foundation (DFG) and Toshiba International Foundation.

We look forward to seeing you in Berlin!

Kind regards,


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