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Series No. Date Title
189 Friday, 21 February 2014, 15:00-17:00 "Euro Crisis: Action Assignment Agendas and Future Prospects"
Speaker:Ms. Ayako Yamaguchi, lead economist - Institute for International Monetary Affairs
Venue:Main Building, Kobe University
188 Monday, 24 February 2014, 14:00-15:30 "Economic integration in Asia and European countries"
Speaker:①Dr. Karolina Klecha- Tylec, Cracow University of Economics
②Assoc. Prof. Akira Ichikawa, Kwansei Gakuin University
Venue:Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University
187 Saturday, 22 February 2014, 14:00-16:50 ①"Controversies (dilemmas) over memberships in the European integration structures -past, present and future"
②"Energy Policy in Poland -Its Summary and Direction-"
Speaker:①Dr. Karolina Klecha- Tylec, Cracow University of Economics
②Assoc. Prof. Akira Ichikawa, Kwansei Gakuin University
Venue:Room 205, Graduate Studets Service Building 1, Kwansei Gakuin University
186 Thursday, 13 February 2014,18:00-20:00 "Governance Structures and Arrangements in U.K. Local Government"
Speaker:Sir. Steve Freer Hon. Prof.CIPFA
Venue:Kwansei Gakuin University(Tokyo Marunouchi Campus)
185 Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 16:50-18:20 "The EU Debt Crisis and Challenges for the Accounting Profession"
Speaker:Sir. Steve Freer Hon. Prof.CIPFA
Venue:Room 205, Graduate Students Services Building, Kwansei Gakuin University
184 Monday, 11 November 2013, 15:10-16:40 "Optimal Economic Design: What 'unions' for EU and Eurozone?"
Speaker:Prof. Jacques Pelkmans, College of Europe
Venue:Room 501, Academia Hall, Kobe University
183 Monday, 11 July 2013, 15:00-17:00 "To promote an EU subject, "Gateway to Europe" to both graduate and undergraduate at Osaka University"
Speaker:Assis. prof. Christopher Lamont, University of Groningen
Venue:Lecture Theater, OSIPP Building, Osaka University
182 Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 13:30-15:00 "The Present Conditions of Renewable Electric Energy -Trends in the Japan and Europe"
Speaker:Mr. Kenichiro Hashimoto, JAG ENERGY CO.,LTD.
Venue:B-301, Kwansei Gakuin University
181 Monday, 30 September 2013, 12:30-14:30 "Challenges for Europe in the World by 2030 - A Presentation of the Outcomes of AUGUR Project"
Speaker:Prof. Pascal Petit, University of Paris
Venue:Conference Room, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Special Seminar Friday, 28 June 2013, 15:10-16:40 "Visegrad 4 plus Japan"
Speaker:H.E. Dr. Istvan Szerdahelyi, Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Japan
Venue:Room 232, Main Building, Kobe University
Special Sminar Thursday, 3 June 2013, 13:30-14:30 "EU-Japan Update"
Speaker:Mr. Rudie Filon, EU Delegation to Japan
Venue:Hyogo International Association
180 Thursday, 16 May 2013, 13:20-14:50 "The Future of Company Law"
Speaker:Prof. Eric Paulus Marinus Velmeulen(Tilburg University)
Venue:Room161, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Special Seminar 5 Thursday, 25 April 2013

"Japan-France Relationship in the Globalisation"
H.E. Mr. Christian Masset
Venue:Graduate School of Law 161, Kobe University

179 Friday, 8 April 2013, 17:10-18:40

"Introduction to the Study of the EU Law"
Prof. Sir David Edward
Venue:Graduate School of Law 161, Kobe University

178 Friday, 8 April 2013, 13:00-14:30

"Constitutionalism and the EU"
Prof. Sir David Edward
Venue:Kwansei Gakuin Kaikan Tsubasanoma, Kwansei Gakuin University

177 Friday, 15 March 2013, 10:00-12:00

"About the Euro Crisis and Genuine Economic and Monetary Union"
Prof. Kenji Iwata
Venue:Faculty of Economics, Kobe University

176 Thursday, 14 March 2013, 15:00-17:00

"Financial Integration and Currency Integration in Europe -Its Significance and Challenges
Prof. Kenji Iwata
Venue:Faculty of Economics, Kobe University

175 Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 15:00-17:00

"Central and Eastern Europe in the World Economy:
Past and Prospects"
Prof. Ivan T. Berend
Venue:Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

174 Thursday, 21 February 2013, 15:00-17:00

"Balance Sheet of Euro System"
Prof. Dr Marga Pröhl
Venue:Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

173 Friday, 21 January 2013, 15:10-16:30

"EU's Environment Policy"
Prof. Dr Marga Pröhl
Venue:Graduate School of Law 104, Kobe University

Special Seminar 4 Friday, 11 January 2013, 15:10-16:40

"The EU in the World, EU-Japan Relation"
H.E. Hans Dietmal Schweisgut
Venue:Graduate School of Law 263, Kobe University

Special Seminar 3 Monday, 10 December 2013

"The Energy Shify in Germany -Whether it will succeed in Japan or not?"
H.E. Mr. Volkar Stanzel
Venue:Osaka University

Special Seminar 2 Friday, 14 December 2012, 15:10-16:40

"Getting the Euro Zone out of the Crisis"
Dr. Gunther Grosche
Venue:Graduate School of Law 263, Kobe University

Special Seminar 1 Thursday, 27 September 2012, 13:30-15:00

"The EU in the World, EU-Japan Relation"
H.E. Hans Dietmal Schweisgut
Venue: University Library Hall, Kwansei Gakuin University

172 Saturday, 8 December 2012, 17:00-18:00

"German Energy Shift: Seccess or Failure after 10 Years"
H.E. Dr. Volker Stanzel (Research Fellow, Clingendeal Institute, Netherlands)
Venue:Osaka University

171 Wednesday , 14 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

"The Next Step for Particle Physics in the EU: the LHC Luminosity Upgrades"
Dr. Craig Butter (University of Glasgow)
Venue:Graduate School of Science / Faculty of Science Z103, Kobe University

170 Thursday, 15 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

"Economic Diplomacy for Develoment: Japan and Europe"
Mr. Maaike Okano- Heijmans(Research Fellow, Clingendeal Institute, Netherlands)
Venue:Kobe University, Rokkodai Campus, Frontier Hall 3F

169 Thursday , 22 November 2012, 14:40-16:20

"Masao Maruyama's view on Modern Europe"
Prof. Kazuhide Okunami
Venue:Osaka University, Graduate School of Law and Graduate School of Economics Building 7F, Conference Room

168 Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

"The European Union's Normative Power and the Promotion of Human Rights"
Prof. Ian Manners (Roskilde University)
Venue:Meeting room, 2nd floor, Main Building, Rokkodai Campus, Kobe University

167 Friday, 12 October 2012, 17:30-19:00

"Idea of Europe from Antiquity to the Late 18th Century and the Lessons for Today"
Dr. Dominic Eggel
(Senior Representative, PhD, International Programmes,
Graduate Institute od International and Development Studies)
Venue:Osaka School of International Public Policy 6F Seminar room(Osaka University Toyonaka Campus)

166 Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 11:00-12:30

"What is the Perspective of Europe?"
Mr. Voler Kauder
Venue:Osaka University, Toyonaka-Shougougakkan 5F

165 Friday, 1 June 2012, 11:00-12:30

"EU-Japan Cooperation on International Peace"
Prof. Jacues Rupnic, Prof. Chris Lamont
Venue:Osaka University, OSIPP Building 5F

164 Thursday, 19 July 2012, 17:00-19:00

"From Confrontation to Global Partnership: Europe and Japan"
Associate Prof. Dimitri Vanoverbeke (Leuven Katholieke Universitei)
Venue:E403, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University

163 Friday , 22 June 2012, 15:15

"Japan-EU's Relationship: Limits and Hopes in the New Century"
Associate Prof. Lluc Lopez Vidal (Catalonian Broadcast University)
Venue:E410, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University

162 Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 10:30-12:00

"The role of EU law in a system of multi-level governance"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (Professor of European Law, Stockholm University)  
Venue:  Kyoto University, Yoshida Campus, Research Bldg. No.2, Koukyo Daiichi room (2F) 

161 Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 16:00-17:30

"Wage and Productivity differentials in Japan. The Role of Labor Market Mechanisms"
Sébastien Lechevalier (Associate Professor, EHESS)
          (President of EHESS’ France-Japan Foundation)  
Venue: Conference room, 2F Main bldg., Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

160 Saturday, 19 May 2012, 15:30-17:30

"The Evaluation of Multipillar Pension Model for East-Central Europe"
Speaker: Gábor Dávid KISS    
 (Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Szeged, Hungary)  
Venue:  Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research, Cooperative research room (4F)

159 Thursday, 17 May 2012, 15:10-16:40

"The Economic Crisis in the EU from a European Parliament's Perspective"
Speaker: Mr. Enrico D'Ambrogio
                 (Directorate General for Communication of the European Parliament)  
Venue:  Conference room, 2F Main bldg., Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
Organizer: Rokko Forum / EUIJ-Kansai  

158 Thursday, 17 May 2012, 10:30-12:30

"The adoption of ECB's inflation targeting monetary policy in East-Central Europe"
Speaker:  Gábor Dávid KISS    
(Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Szeged, Hungary)  
Venue:  Chu-kaigishitsu, 3rd bldg., Rokkodai Campus, Kobe University
Organizer: Rokko Forum / EUIJ-Kansai

157 Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 8:50-10:30

"The Euro-crisis and French Presidential Elections"
Speaker: Sébastien Lechevalier (Associate Professor, EHESS)      
                  (President of EHESS’ France-Japan Foundation) 
Venue:  Room 163, 2nd bldg., Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Organizer: Kobe Law Association / EUIJ-Kansai

156 Thursday 10 May 2012, 13:00 – 14:30

"How the European Union will get over the Current Financial Crisis?"
- Reactions and Messages from the European Parliament"
Speaker:  Mr. Enrico D'Ambrogio (Directorate General for Communication of the European Parliament)
Venue:  Osaka University, OSIPP Building 6F, Conference Room

154 Tuesday 28 March 2012, 15:00 -

"Euro Area of the banking Institution and Dollar"
Speaker:  Prof. Kenji Iwata (Faculty Economics, Kyusyu University)
Venue:  Kobe University, Main Building

152 Thursday, 23 February 2012, 14:00-17:00

"Legal Education in Germany"
Speaker:  Ms. Mirja Storck (Wiss. Mitarbeiterin, Universität Hamburg)
Venue:  Conference Room, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University Toyonaka Campus

150 Thursday, 15 December 2011, 10:40-12:10

"EU Integration and Polish Presidency"
Speaker:  Mr. Radek Tyszkiewicz
(First Secretary, Press Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Poland)
Venue:  Room 263, Daini-gakusya, Rokkodai Campus Kobe University

148 Thursday, 24 November 2011, 18:00-19:30

"The Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base - CCCTB"
Speaker:  Bertil Wiman (Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden)
Venue:  Osaka University, Graduate school research building, meeting room

147 Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 15:10-16:40

"Debt Crisis in Eurozone and EU Institutional Response"
Speaker:  Prof. Ivo Slosarcik (Charles University in Prague)
Venue:  Kobe University, Rokkodai Campus, Daisan-gakusya, meeting room

146 Friday, 28 October 2011, 13:30-15:00

"East Asia after 3.11 from German Perspective"
Speaker:  H.E. Dr. Volker STANZEL, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
Venue:  Kwansei Gakuin University, Uegahara Campus, Library Hall

145 Thursday, 20 October 2011, 13:30-15:00

"LATVIJA-BALTIJAS PERLE"
Speaker:  H.E. Mr. Peteris VAIVARS, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia
Venue:  Kwansei Gakuin University, Uegahara Campus, B-203

144 Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 10:40-12:10

"EU's Strategy towards Multilateral Environmental Treaties"
Speaker: Dr. Alejandro Lago Candeira (Director, UNESCO Chair, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain)
Venue: GCICS Presentation Room, Rokkodai Campus, Kobe University

143 Monday, 5 September 2011, 17:00-18:00

"New Detector Developments in Europe and Their Impact to Physics"
Speaker: Dr. Ioannis Giomataris (Research Director, CEA/Saclay, France)
Venue: Room 103, Building Z, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University
Co-host: Graduate School of Science, Kobe University

141 Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 15:10-16:40

"Competition Policy in the EU and France"
Speaker: Dr. Satoko Wada (Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Economics, Osaka Gakuin University) Venue: Chu-kaigishitsu, 3rd Building of the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
Co-host: Rokko Forum, Econo-Legal Studies Workshop

139 Wednesday 1 June 2011, 15:00-16:30

"The European Parliament in a United Europe: 50 years of peace and growth"
Speaker: Enrico D'Ambrogio (Audiovisual Unit, Directorate General for Communication, European Parliament)
Venue: Student Commons 2F, Seminar Room 1, Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice, Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University
Language: English

140 Saturday 21 May 2011, 13:30 - 15:00

"Today's economic situation of Serbia and other former Yugoslav states, and their accession to the European Union"
Spealer:Dr. Dragana Mitrovic (Professor, University of Belgrade) 
Venue: Chu-kaigishitsu, 3rd Building of the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University Language: English

138 Wednesday 18 May 2011, 15:30 - 18:00

"Trend Report in Europe  - CSR Policy of Companies, EU Regional Policy -"
Speaker: Dr. Silke Bustamante (Professor, Berlin School of Economics and Law)
   "CSR expectations of German and Japanese students and implications for CSR policy of Companies in Europe"
Speaker: Dr. Francis Rawlinson (Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University)
   "The future of regional development policy in Europe"
Venue: Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University, Uegahara Campus
Language: English
Co-hosts: Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University

137 Thursday 17 March 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 "Work-Life Balance Policy in the EU"
Speaker: Prof. Marie-Thérèse Letablier (University of Paris I, France)
Venue: Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University, Uegahara Campus
Language: English
Co-hosts: Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University
135 Saturday 29 January 2011, 14:00 - "Catholic Church and Cultural Diversity in Modern Germany - Pope Benedict XVI's View on European Integration"
Speaker: Dr. Hajime Konno (Associate Professor, School of Foreign Studies, Aichi Prefectural University)
Venue: Meeting Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya (Graduate School of Economics), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Co-hosts: Rokko Forum (Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)
133 Thursday 27 January 2011, 15:10 - 17:10 "The Lisbon Treaty and EU Citizenship"
Speaker: Dr. Rodolphe Munoz (Maitre de Conférence Université de Liége IEJE/Co-directeur Master EUROPE I.E.P. Lille)
Venue: Room 604 (6F), Frontier Hall, Rokkodai Campus, Kobe University
Language: English
134 Tuesday 25 January 2011, 15:10 – 16:40 Special Open Seminar by H.E.Mrs. Kateřina Fialková, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Japan
"Czech Economy in the year of 2011"

Venue: Meeting Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya (Graduate School of Economics), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
Co-hosts: Rokko Forum (Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University), IReC (Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University)
131 Monday 29 November 2010, 10:40 - 12:10 "The European Union and the Japan-EU Economic Relationships: focusing on the Central and Eastern Europe"
Speaker: Mr. Kenko Sone (Director, International Economy Division, Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFA)
Venue: Room 230, Main Building, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
130 Wednesday 10 November 2010, 10:40 - 12:10 "EU’s Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions"
Speaker: Prof. Piet Eeckhout (Professor of European Law / Director, Centre of European Law School of Law, King’s College London)
Venue: Presentation Room (4F), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
129 Monday 4 October 2010, 14:00-15:30 (Osaka University)
Wednesday 6 October 2010, 9:20-10:20 (Kobe University)
Special Open Lecture by Mr. Joschka Fischer, Former Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister
"Germany and the EU, the Future of the EU"

Venue (Osaka University): Conference Room, Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) 6F, Toyonaka Campus
Venue (Kobe University): Room 102, Main Building, Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
127 Monday 4 October 2010, 14:00-17:00 "Business Strategy of Airport Companies after the Airline Liberalization"
Speakers:
Dr. Anne Graham (Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster, UK)
Prof. Kazusei Kato (College of Economics, Nihon University)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin Daigaku Tokyo Marunouchi Campus (Sapia Tower 10th Floor)
Language: English and Japanese
Organisers: EUIJ-Kansai and Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University
Supported by: Aviation Policy Research Association
128 Thursday 30 September 2010, 11:10-12:40 Special Open Lecture by Mr. Günter Verheugen, Former Vice President of the European Commission
"European Union and its Future"

Venue: Room 101, Building VI, Kobe-Sanda Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
126 Saturday 18 September 2010, 13:00-15:10 "Mental Health from a Viewpoint of Social Risk Management - Comparative Study EU and Japan"
Speakers:
Dr.Prof. Hiroki Ogyu (Shiraume Gakuen University)
Dr.Prof. Olivier Torrès (Universitè de Paul Valéry Montpellier 3)
Venue: Takatsuki Muse Campus, Kansai University
Language: Japanese and English (Translator: Prof. Katsuyuki Kamei (Faculty of Safety Science, Kansai University)
Co-hosts: Japan Risk Management Society and Faculty of Safety Science, Kansai University
125 Wednedsay 9 June 2010, 13:20-14:50 "The European Union -A Personal Experience"
Speaker: Mr. Stefan Biedermann (Deputy Consul General of the German Consulate General Osaka-Kobe)
Venue: Presentation Room (4F), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
124 Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 March 2010 "The Treaty of Lisbon and the European Union: Reflections on the New EU"
Speaker: Prof. Pierre-Yve Monjal (Professor of Public Law / Director of CERAP, University of Paris 13)

15:00-17:30 Tuesday 23 March 2010
Lecture I "The Failure of the Constitutionalization of the European Union (2004-2007)"

15:00-17:30 Wednesday 24 March 2010
Lecture II "The Rescue of the European Union by the Treaty of Lisbon (2007-2009)"

10:00-12:30 Thursday 25 March 2010
Lecture III "Which treaty to which European Union" 

Venue: Room 403(4F), Academia Hall for Social Sciences, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
Co-hosts: Kobe Law Association, Faculty of Law and Graduate School of Law, Kobe University

123 Friday 19 March 2010, 14:30-17:00 "Crisis and Labour Markets in Hungary"
Speaker: Prof. Károly Fazekas (Director of Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Venue: Meeting Room (1F), KIER (Kyoto Institute of Economic Research), Kyoto University Main Campus
Language: English
Co-host: Seminar on Macroeconomics and Economic Systems, KIER Kyoto University
122 Thursday 18 March 2010, 14:30-17:00 "EU Enlargement under the Economic Crisis"
Speaker: Prof. Károly Fazekas (Director of Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Venue: Meeting Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya (Graduate School of Economics), Kobe University
Language: English
Co-host: The Japanese Society for Comparative Economic Studies
121 Thursday 11 March 2010, 14:30-17:00 "Underreported Wages and Progressive Wage Tax in Transition Economies"
Speaker: Prof. András Simonovits (Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Venue: Meeting Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya (Graduate School of Economics), Kobe University
Language: English
Co-host: The Japanese Society for Comparative Economic Studies
120 Tuesday 9 March 2010, 14:30-17:00 "Crisis and Pension Reforms in Hungary"
Speaker: Prof. András Simonovits (Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Venue: Meeting Room (1F), KIER (Kyoto Institute of Economic Research), Kyoto University Main Campus
Language: English
Co-hosts: Seminar on Macroeconomics and Economic Systems, KIER Kyoto University / The Japanese Society for Comparative Economic Studies
118 Monday 8 March 2010, 13:30-17:00 "Global Imbalance and Current World Financial Crisis"
"World Financial Crisis and Europe"

Speaker: Prof. Kenji Iwata (Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University)
"World Financial Crisis and Financial/Monetary Cooperation in Asia"
Speaker: Prof. Seiichi Nakajo (Faculty of Economics, Chuo University)
Venue: Conference Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya (Graduate School of Economics), Kobe University
Language: Japanese
119 Tuesday 9 February 2010, 15:10-16:40 "Embryonenschutz und Menschenwürde: im deutschen und europäischen Vergleich."
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Lothar Michael (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf), Dr. Annette Michael (Arztin)
Venue: Conference Room (3F), Graduate School of Law/Faculty of Law, Kobe University
Language: German (Consecutive Interpretation -German/Japanese provided)
117 Friday 12 February 2010, 15:10-16:40 "EU Member States and the Privatization of Security"
Speaker: Prof. Jean-Jacques Roche (l'Universite de Paris 2)
Venue: Room 604 (6F), Frontier Hall, Rokkodai Campus, Kobe University
Language: English
116 Tuesday 9 February 2010, 15:10-16:40 "Transnational Security and European Integration: The Transformation of Security in Europe"
Speaker: Prof. Gunter Hellmann (Department of Political Science, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Germany)
Venue: Room 604 (6F), Frontier Hall, Rokkodai Campus, Kobe University
Language: English
115 Monday 1 February 2010, 15:00-17:00 "Theory of Optimal Fiscal Unions"
Speaker: Dr. Jan Fidrmuc (Senior Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, Brunel University, UK)
Venue: Conference Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya (Graduate School of Economics), Kobe University
Language: English
Co-host: Kobe University "Rokko Forum"
113 Monday 14 December 2009, 15:10- 16:40 "Reporting the End of the Cold War in Europe"
Speaker: Mr. Hideki Fujimaki (Senior Staff Writer, Nikkei Inc.) 
Venue: Room 263, Graduate School of Law/Faculty of Law, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
107 Wednesday 25 November 2009, 18:00-19:30 "Das Paradox der Internationalisierung an den Universitäten der EU: Sprachliche Vielfalt oder globale Einheitssprache?"
Speaker: Prof. Hartmut Haberland (Department of Culture and Identity, Roskilde University)
Venue: "SHOBUNKAN", Kansai University (Senriyama Campus)
Language: German
Interpreter: Prof. Masako Sugitani (Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University)
Co-host: Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University
103 Wednesday 25 November 2009, 15:10-18:00 "Pharmaceutical Regulation and IP: The Third Side of the Triangle."
Speaker: Prof. Francois Lévêque (Ecole des Mines de Paris (Paris Tech), France/School of Law, UC Berkeley, USA)
"Endogenous Market Structures and the Business Cycle with an Application to the Impact of New Technologies in Europe"
Speaker: Asso. Prof. Federico Etro (Department of Economics, University of Milan, Bicocca, Italy)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin Hall, Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
111 Wednesday 18 November 2009, 10:40-12:10 "Japan-EU Relation"
Speaker: Mr. Takahiro Hanada (Principle Deputy Director, International Economy Division, Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFA)
Venue: Room 263, Graduate School of Law/Faculty of Law, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
112 Monday 16 November 2009, 10:00- 11:30 "Central Europe and the Financial and Economic Crisis: Can the Introduction of the Euro Offer an Easy Way-Out? -in special focus: Hungary"
Speaker: Dr. Sandor Richter (Staff Economist, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW))
Venue: Conference Room (1F), Daisan Gakusya, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
108 Friday 6 November 2009, 17:30-19:30 ""Corporate Governance and 'Mittelstand': A Comparison of Germany and Japan"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Tim Goydke (Bremen University of Applied Sciences, Germany)
Language: English
"Corporate Governance in the EU and Japan."
Speaker: Prof. Nobuchika Kaido (School of Business Administration, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Language: Japanese
Venue: Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University
104 Thursday 22 October 2009, 13:20-14:50 "The European Union: what lessons can we learn from a unique historical experiment?"
Speaker: Mr. Geert Mak (Author, "In Europe; Travels through the Twentieth Century")
Venue: Conference Room (2F), Main Bldg., Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
105 Thursday 22 October 2009, 13:00-14:30 "The Bologna Process: Creating a European higher education area in the EU and beyond."
Speaker: Dr. Hans Lindquist
(Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Vaxjo University, the Kingdom of Sweden)
Venue: Faculty of Letters, Kansai University (Senriyama Campus)
Language: English
Co-host: Faculty of Letters, Kansai University
109 Monday 19 October 2009, 15:10-16:40 "Foreign Policy of France in the EU"
Speaker: Prof. Fumihiko Yamada (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Venue: Room 263, Daini-gakusya (Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
106 Friday 2 October 2009, 10:40-12:10 "Beyond the Welfare State?: Politics in Sweden"
Speaker: Prof. Jon Pierre (Department of Political Sciences, Göteborgs University, Sweden)
Venue: Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University (Senriyama Campus)
Language: English (Consecutive Interpretation -English/Japanese provided)
Interpreter: Prof. Atsuko Kikuchi (Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University)
Co-host: Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University
102 Friday 28 August 2009, 15:00-17:00 "Politicisation and Democratic Legitimacy in the European Union: A Discussion of the German Constitutional Court's Decision on the Lisbon Treaty"
Speaker: Dr. Katrin Auel (Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford)
Venue: Room 604 (6F), Frontier Hall, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
101 Thursday 9 July 2009, 17:00-18:30 "Globalization and 'Terroir' in EU Economy."
Speaker: Dr., Assoc. Prof. Olivier Torrès (Universitè de Paul Valéry Montpellier 3)
"EU Development Policy and Industrial Cluster Project in France."
Speaker: Prof. Takayuki Yamaguchi (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Venue: Ikeuchi Memorial Hall, Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English, Japanese
100 Wednesday 10 June 2009, 10:40–12:10 "The German Basic Law at Sixty: A National Constitution in an International and European Environment"
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Joerg Menzel (Faculty of Law, University of Bonn)
Venue: Conference Room (1F), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
99 Friday 5 June 2009, 15:10-16:40 "Finland's Public Policies for Competitiveness"
Speaker: H.E. Mr. Jorma Julin (Ambassador of Finland to Japan)
Venue: Conference Room (2F), Main Bldg., Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
Co-hosts: Kobe University "Rokko Forum", Hyogo EU Association
98 Monday 11 May 2009, 17:00-18:40 "The Approximation of Criminal Law among EU Member States"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Michal Tomášek (Charles University, Czech Republic)
Venue: Room 161, “Daini Gakusya” (Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
96 Monday 27 April 2009, 15:10-16:40 "Corporate Social Responsibility in North-East Asia - Convergences and Divergences"
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gyorgy Szell (University of Osnabrueck, Germany)
Venue: Room 230, Main Bldg., Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
Co-host: Kobe University "Rokko Forum"
97 Friday 24 April 2009, 15:30-17:30 "Corporate-Governance-debate in Germany and the EU - a legal and economic analysis in the light of the crisis of financial market."
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Keßler (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin)
"Employment under the conditions of recession - the example of European Union and Germany."
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Sachse (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin)
Venue: Ikeuchi Memorial Hall, Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
95 Wednesday 1 April 2009, 11:00-12:30 "EU Asylum and Migration Policy"
Speaker: Mr. Joris Demmink (Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands)
Venue: Conference Room (1F), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University
Language: English
94 Sat., 10 Jan. 2009, 13:20-16:40 "Japan-EU Relations and Southeast Asia"
Speaker: Mr. Hiroshi Ishikawa (Director for Southeast Asia 2, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
93 Sat., 13 Dec. 2008, 13:20-16:40 "Japan-EU Relations and the U.S."
Speaker: Mr. Kanji Yamanouchi (Director for North America 1, Bureau for North America, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
92 Sat., 29 Nov. 2008, 13:20-16:40 "Japan-EU Relations in Economic Cooperation"
Speaker: Mr. Toru Maeda (Director for Planning, International Cooperation Bureau, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
91 Sat., 15 Nov. 2008, 13:20-16:40 "Japan-EU Relations and the Middle-East"
Speaker: Mr. Masahiro Mikami (Director for Middle East 1, Bureau for Middle East and Africa, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
90 Sat., 8 Nov. 2008, 13:20-16:40 "Japan-EU Relations in Disarmament"
Speaker: Mr. Yasunari Morino (Director for Arms Control and Disarmament, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Science Department Office, MOFA)
Venue: Room 504, Academia Hall for Social Sciences, Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
89 Sat., 18 Oct. 2008, 13:20-16:40 "Japan-EU Relations in Global Environmental Problems"
Speaker: Mr. Hiroshi Ooe (Deputy Director-General for Global Issues, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
88 Sat., 4 Oct. 2008, 13:20‐16:40 "Introduction to Japan-EU Relations Themes of Japan
-EU Summits and Prospects-"
Speaker: Mr. Takashi Okada (Director for Policy, European Bureau, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha" (Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "Japan-EU Relations"
84 Sat., 12 July 2008, 13:20‐16:40 "Perspectives for Asian Regionalism and the EU: G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit and Regionalism in Asia"
Speaker: Mr. Kazuya Nashida (Director, Policy Division, Bureau for Economic Affairs, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus This seminar is open to the public and students who are not enrolled in the course "EU's role in Asia".
87 Mon., 7 July 2008, 13:30-16:30 "Business Strategy and Public Policy of Technology: Implications from EU" 
Speakers & Themes :
Prof.Dr. Knut Blind
(Head of the Competence Centre, Fraunhofer Institut / Berlin University of Technology)
-"Surveying the Economic Analyses of Standards in EU"
Mr. Daniel Mansfield (External Policy Manager, British Standard Institution)
-"Standards and Competition Policy in EU and UK"
Venue: Ikeuchi Memorial Hall, Kwansei Gakuin University (Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus)
Language: English
83 Sat., 28 June 2008, 13:20‐16:40 "FTA/EPA Agreements Negotiation and the EU: The Case of India and Vietnam"
Speaker: Mr. Yoshihiro Higuchi (Director, Research Division, Bureau for Economic Affairs, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Refer to: The lectures "EU's Role in Asia"
82 Sat., 14 June 2008, 13:20‐16:40 "Regionalism in Asia-Pacific and the EU: APEC"
Speaker: Ms. Mitsuko Shino (Director, APEC Division, Bureau for Economic Affairs, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Refer to: The lectures "EU's Role in Asia"
81 Sat., 7 June 2008,
13:20‐16:40
"Regionalism in Africa and the EU: AU" 
Speaker: Mr. Shigeru Ushio (Director, First Africa Division, Bureau for Africa, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Refer to: The lectures "EU's Role in Asia"
80 Sat., 24 May 2008, 13:20‐16:40 "Regionalism in the Americas and the EU: OAS, NAFTA, Mercosur"
Speaker: Mr. Takahiro Nakamae (Director, Central America Division, Bureau for Latin America, MOFA)
Venue: Room 163, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Refer to: The lectures "EU's Role in Asia"
86 Wed., 14 May 2008, 15:10‐16:40 "Mapping EU Studies: The Evolution from Boutique to Booming Field (1960-2001)" 
Speaker: Prof. John T.S. Keeler (Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh)
Venue: Conference Room (1F), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University
Co-organiser: Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University
Chair: Prof. Ken Masujima (Graduate Scool of Law, Kobe University)
Language: English
79 Sat., 10 May 2008, 13:20‐16:40 "Recent Developments of the Doha Round of the WTO and Regionalisms Especially with regard to the EU" 
Speaker: Mr. Tomoya Uyama (Director, International Trade Division, Bureau for Economic Affairs, MOFA)
Venue: Room 232, Main Building (Graduate School of Economics / Faculty of Economics), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Refer to: The lectures "EU's Role in Asia"
85 Wed., 30 Apr. 2008, 17:00-18:30 "Globalization – a Challenge for Europe" 
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gert Schmidt (Institute of Sociology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Venue: Institute for Industrial Research, Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
77 Fri., 18 Apr. 2008, 16:00‐18:00 "The International Diplomacy of Competition Policy: How Competition Laws and Competition Agencies of the World Interact with Each Other" 
Speaker: Mr. Steve Ryan (European Commission Competition Directorate General Unit A6 (International Relations))
Venue: Conference Room, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
78 Sat., 12 Apr. 2008, 13:20-16:40 "Inaugural Lecture of Asia-Europe Relations Courses, On Diplomacy: View of an Ambassador" 
Speaker: Mr. Ryuichiro Yamazaki (Ambassador for Kansai Region, MOFA)
Venue: Room 161, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: Japanese
Refer to: The lectures "EU's Role in Asia"
76 Sat., 12 Jan. 2008, 10:40-12:10 (2nd sess.) "EU-Japan Relations from a Danish Perspective"
Speaker: Mr. Jakob Skaarup Nielsen (Minister Counsellor, Royal Danish Embassy in Japan)
Venue: Room 161, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
Refer to: Japan- EU Relations
75 Sat., 15 Dec. 2007, 10:40-12:10 (2nd sess.)
"The German Chambers' Network in the World: Challenges to Establish a New Brand"
Speaker: Mr. Marcus Schürmann (Deputy Executive Director, German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan)
Venue: Room 161, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English Refer to: Japan- EU Relations 
70 Sat., 8 Dec. 2007,  13:20-14:50 (3rd sess.) "Italian Public Agencies' Promotional Activities in Japan"
Speaker: Dr. Federico Balmas (Trade Commissioner, Chief Representative for Japan, Italian Trade Commission)
Venue: Room 161, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English Refer to: Japan- EU Relations
74 Wed., 5 Dec. 2007,  10:40-12:10 "Europa eine Seele geben. Kulturpolitische Anmerkungen zur europäischen Integration"      icon Outline(PDF)
Speaker: Prof. Wolfgang Schneider (Institut für Kulturpolitik,Universität Hildesheim)
Venue: Kobe University, Faculty of Intercultural Studies
Language: German (Consecutive Interpretation -German/Japanese provided)
Chair (Interpreter): Prof. Kazuo Fujino (Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University)
72 Mon., 3 Dec. 2007,  13:30-15:00 "Schulbuch-Diskussion in der EU: Deutschland und Polen. Die deutsch-polnische Schulbuchkomission 1972-2007"  
Speaker: Prof. Wlodzimierz Borodziej (Institute of History, Warsaw University)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University Library Hall
Language: German (Consecutive Interpretation -German/Japanese provided)
Co-organiser: Goethe-Institut, Japan
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71 Sat., 1 Dec. 2007, 13:20-14:50 (3rd sess.) "Japan-EU Economic Relations"
Speaker: Mr. Kazushige Tanaka (Deputy Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa Division, Trade Policy Bureau, METI)
Venue: Room 161, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English
Refer to: Japan- EU Relations
73 Wed., 28 Nov. 2007,  15:00-17:00 "Securing Future European Energy Supplies - Risks and Responses"
Speaker: Mr. Arno Behrens (Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy)
Venue: Osaka University OSIPP 6th Floor Conference Room
Language: English
69 Sat., 17 Nov. 2007, 10:40-12:10 (2nd sess.) "Tulips and Tatami; The Role of Stereotypes in Bilateral Relations"
Speaker: Mr. D.J. Kop (Dutch Consul-General for Osaka-Kobe)
Venue:  Room 161, "Daini Gakusha" (Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English Refer to: Japan- EU Relations
67 13 Oct. 2007 
13:20-14:50
"The New Reform Treaty and Its Implications to Japan"
Speaker: Mr. Shinsuke Toda (Duputy Director, European Policy Division, European Affairs Bureau,Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
Venue:  Room 161, "Daini Gakusha"(Graduate School of Law / Faculty of Law), Kobe University Rokkodai Campus
Language: English 
Refer to: Japan- EU Relations
68 5 Oct. 2007 "Vision of the New Europe on Trail"
Speaker: Prof. Gert Schmidt (Institute of Sociology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
60 5 Oct. 2007 "Vision of the New Europe on Trail"
Speaker: Prof. Gert Schmidt (Institute of Sociology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
63 7 July, 2007 
13:20-14:50
"Catalan, a Unique Case in Europe"
Speaker: Ms. Montse Marí (President, Centre Caltalà de Kansai)
Venue: Nishinomiya Daigaku Koryu Center ACTA Nishinomiya East  6F
Language: English
62 30 Jun. 2007  
13:20-14:50
"Diplomacy in the Japan-EU Relations"
Speaker: Mr. Hiroshi Matsuura (Director, Economic Integration Div. Economic Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Venue: Nishinomiya Daigaku Koryu Center ACTA Nishinomiya East  6F
Language: English
66 29 Jun. 2007  
15:00-17:00
"Italy and the EU"
Speaker: Prof. Corrado Molteni (the University of Milan, Cultural Attache of the Italian Embassy in Japan)
Venue: Conference Room, 2F Main Building, Kobe University
Language: English
65 28 Jun. 2007  
14:40-16:10
"The EU's Global Responsibility: What Role for Europe in a Non-European World ?"
Speaker: Dr. Hartmut Mayer (Fellow and Lecturer, St Peter's College, Oxford University, Fellow, Waseda University)
Venue: Osaka University, Toyonaka Campus, Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) 6F Conference Room
Language: English
64 16 Jun. 2007 
10:40-12:10
"Slovakia as a Member of EU"
Speaker: H. E. Mr. Peter Vršansky (Ambassador of the Slovak Republic in Japan)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
61 26 May 2007 "Thai-EU Relation with Special Reference to Investment Issues"
Speaker: Prof. Sakuda Thanitcnl (Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University)
Venue: Nishinomiya Daigaku Koryu Center
Language: English
58 14 May 2007 "The EURO and the EU: Past, Present and Future"
Speaker: Dr. Günter Grosche(Special Advisor to the President of the Euro Group, the European Commission)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
59 12 May 2007 "Current Situation of Japanese-Affilicated Enterprises in Europe"
Speaker: Mr. Masakazu Tachikawa (Director, Europe Division, Overseas Research Department, JETRO)
Venue: Nishinomiya Daigaku Koryu Center
Language: English
57 28 Apr. 2007 "Evaluation Practices in the European Union – experiences and prospects"
Speaker: Dr. Karol Olejniczak (Lecturer at EUROREG-Warsaw University)
Venue: Nishinomiya Daigaku Koryu Center
Language: English
56 16 Apr. 2007 "Globalization, EU Enlargement and the Need for an Enhanced Knowledge Management"
Speaker: Prof. Klaus Semlinger (FHTW-Berlin)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
55 10 Apr. 2007 "EU's Immigration Policy"
Speaker: Prof. Philippe De Bruycker (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
54 8 Mar. 2007 "The Issue of  EU Integration and the Party System in the ex-Yugoslav Countries: Some Reflections on the Methods and Results of the Expert Survey"
Speaker: Mr. Keichi  Kubo (Research Associate, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University)
Venue: Kobe University
53 14 Feb. 2007 Seminars by Professor Markus Kotzur (Leipzig University)
"Grunderechtsschutz in der Europäischen Union: Konflikte und Konvergenzen"
(Basic legal protection in the European Union: Conflicts and Convergences)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: German (Translator: Mr. Toru Ukita, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Setsunan University)
52 29 Jan. 2007 "The EU's Work/Life Balance Policy"
Speaker: Mr. Thibault Heuze (Policy Coordinator, Director General, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, European Commission)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
45 16 Dec. 2006 "Relations Japon-UE, vues d'une entreprise europeenne"
Speaker: Bruno Rossi (President, Chapitre Kansai de la Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie francaise du Japon)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: French (consecutive interpretation into Japanese provided)
50 15 Dec. 2006 "Stand und Entwicklung des Europäischen Multimediarechts"
Speaker: Prof. Alexander Roßnagel (Kassel University)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: Germany
49 8 Dec. 2006 "Die Kulturpolitik von Goerlitz-Zgorzelec-Zherelec im Kontext der Kulturhauptstaedte Europas"
Speaker: Prof. Matthias Vogt (Zittau-Goerlitz University)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: Germany
48 22 Nov. 2006 "Croatian Children Make Films!: an Aspect of Cultural and Educational Activities in Europe"
Speaker: Mr. Edo Lukman (Founder, SAF, Croatia)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
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44 18 Nov. 2006 "Japan-EU Relations: From a Japanese Diplomat's Perspective"
Speaker: Mr. Hideo Suzuki (Director, European Policy Division, European Affairs Bureau, MOFA)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
51 18 Nov. 2006 Dr. Michael Reiterer Final Lecture
"Japan-EU Relations"
Speaker: Dr. Michael Reiterer (Minister of the Delegation of the European Commission to Japan)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
46
13 Nov. 2006
"The Development of the CFSP and the EDSP after the Iraq War"
Speaker: Dr. Antonio Missiroli (Chief Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre, Brussels)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
47
7 Nov. 2006
"The EU's Landscape Policy and Sustainable City"
Speaker: Dr. Maguelonne Dejeant-Pons (Head of the Spatial Planning and Landscape Division, Council of Europe - DG IV)
Venue: Osaka University
Commentator: Prof. Hiroshi Isozaki (Faculty of Law, Meiji Gakuin University)
Language: English
38
1 Nov. 2006
"Japan and the European Union: The Inevitable Necessity of a Solid Partnership in a Changing World"
Speaker: Dr. Rien T. Segers (MA Program Euroculture; Director of the Center for Contemporary Japanese Studies; Professor, University of Groningen)
Venue: Osaka University
43
28 Oct. 2006
"Japan-EU Trade Relations"
Speaker: Mr. Peter Van den Heuvel (First Counseller, Head of Trade Section, European Union, Delegation of the European Commision to Japan)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
39
28 Oct. 2006
"European Perspectives on the Death Penalty: EU, The Council of Europe and Japan"
Co-organisers: Centre Franco-Japonais Alliance Francaise d'Osaka, Geothe-Institut Osaka
Speakers:
Prof. Stefano Manacorda (University of Napoli)
Prof. Juergen Martschukat (Erfurt University)
Dr. Renate Wohlwend (Deputy in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Liechtenstein)
Mr. Takeshi Kaneko (Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights Protection, JFBA (Nichibenren))
Mr. Kenji Nagata (Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Kansai Universty)
Mr. Tadashi Nishiki (Deputy Chairman of Editorial Board, Mainichi Shimbun, Osaka)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English (with interpreter)
41
25 Oct. 2006
"Liberalisation Policy and Infrastructure Construction in European Energy Sector"
Speaker: Prof. Munenori Nomura (School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
40
20 Oct. 2006
"Strengthening EU-Japan Civil Society Relations and the Role of the EESC"
Speaker: Ms. Anne-Marie Sigmund (President, The European Economics and Social Committee, European Union)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
42
14 Oct. 2006
"Japan-EU Relations from a Historical Perspective"
Speaker: Associate Prof. Silviu Jora (Graduate School of Law, Kobe University)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
36
18 July 2006
"The EU and African Conflicts: Observations and Reflections from the Field"
Speaker: Dr. Morten Bøas (Researcher, FaFo - Institute for Applied International Studies)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
37
12 July 2006
"Die krise der Europäischen Verfassung? Scheitern oder Chance des EU-Integrations-prozesses"
Speaker: Hr. Michael Roth (Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: German (with interpreter)
32
8 July 2006
"The Relations of European Union with East Asia"
Speaker: Dr. Michael Reiterer (Minister / Deputy Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Japan)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
31
24 June 2006
"Asia-EU Relations, from the Perspectives of Corporate Strategy and Financial Issues"
Speaker: Mr. Hideki Hayashi (Global Strategist, Shinko Securities)
Venue: Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University.
Language: English
35
17 June 2006
"Jurisdiction of International Civil Law Disputes-Perspectives from Comparative Law"
Speakers:
Prof. Peter McEleavy (University of Dundee)
Assistant Prof. Yeo Tiong Min (State University of Singapore)
Prof. Shunichiro Nakano (Kobe University)
Prof. Akira Saito (Kobe University)
Venue: Kobe University
34
16 June 2006
"Knowldge Infrastructures and Innovation Dynamics in the EU"
Speaker: Prof. Abdel-Illah Hamdouch (University of Science and Technology in Lille)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
28
13 June 2006
"New Aspect of EU Public Relation - Let's try to explore the EU portal-site and online archives"
Speaker: Ms. Keiko Ichikawa (Delegation of the European Commission to Japan, Press, Public and Cultural Affairs (PPCA) Section)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: Japanese
30
10 June 2006
"Japan-Poland relations in the context of Poland's accession"
Speaker: Ms. Jadwiga Rodowicz (Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Poland to Japan)
Venue: Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University
Language: English
26
6 June 2006
"Où en est l'Union Européenne?: une perspective française"
Speaker: Mr. Christophe Penot (Ministre-Conseiller, Ambassade de France au Japon)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
27
31 May 2006
"Central Bank Independence and Democracy: A Historical Perspective and A Comparison of US and EU Experiences"
Speakers: Prof. Carlo Panico (University of Napoli),
Dr. Maria Olivella Rizza (Researcher, University of Cassino)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
33
30 May 2006
"Japan and the EU: What can we learn from each other and where should we work together?"
Speaker: H.E. Mr. Bernhard Zepter (Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Japan)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
29
27 May 2006
"Current and Future Trade and Economic Climate in Brussels and WTO Round Negotiations"
Speaker: Mr. Shigehiro Tanaka (Director, Multilateral Trade System Department, METI)
Venue: Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University
Language: English
25
27 Apr. 2006
"The European Monetary Union Enlargement and the Lessons for the East Asia"
Speaker: Dr. Eduard H. Hochreiter (Senior Adviser, Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Chair: Prof. Hiromasa Kubo (Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
23
13 Apr. 2006
"Euro, a Review in Its Seventh Year"
Speaker: Mr. Toshio Idezawa (Chief Representative in Europe, Bank of Japan)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: Japanese
24
12 Apr. 2006
"Airbus and Its Place in the EU Technology Policy"
Speaker: Dr. Steven McGuire (Senior Lecturer, University of Bath)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
21
29 Mar. 2006
"The Polish Transition to Market and Democracy. Can the Success Hold On?"
Speaker: Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko (Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research / Warsaw School of Economics)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
22 3 Mar. 2006 "Political Vision and Economic Reality of the EMU Eastern Enlargement"
Speaker: Prof. Mariusz K. Krawczyk (Faculty of Economics, Fukuoka University)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
14
20 Feb. 2006
"Developments and Influence of Marine Environmental Policy of the EU-Focusing on the International Oil Pollution Compensation Regime"
Speaker: Mr. Masamichi Hasebe (International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: Japanese
20

30 Jan. 2006

"On the new field of Lawyer's profession in the EU states: An example of the Netherlands"
Speaker: Prof. Herman E. Bröring (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
19
6 Dec. 2005
"The Political Economy of the New Labour Government in Britain since 1997 and Its Repercussions on the UK's Policy on the EU"
Speaker: Dr. Ben Clift (Warwick University)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
17
2 Dec. 2005
"Comparison of National Innovation System between EU and Japan"
Speaker: Prof. Horst Otto Hanusch (Universität Augsburg)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
16
25 Nov. 2005
"Higher Education and the Economy in the EU"
Speaker: Prof. Philippe Saucier (Université d'Orléans)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
18
24 Nov. 2005
"Problems of Interpreting WTO Agreements with Specific Reference to European Community Cases and Practice in the WTO"
Speaker: Prof. Asif H. Qureshi (University of Manchester)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
15
24 Nov. 2005
"Material Flows and Resource Management in the EU"
Speaker: Dr. Raimund Bleischwitz (Director, Wuppertal Institute)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
9
14 Nov. 2005
"The Enlargement of the Euro"
Speakers:
Prof. Claus Vastrup (Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet)
Mr. Tamás Dávid-Barrett (Head of Research, Budapest Economics)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
8
10 Nov. 2005
"The Tensions between the Two 'Logics' of European Integration"
Speaker: Prof. Anton Pelinka (Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Innsbruck)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
13
2 Nov. 2005
"Abuse of a Dominant Position (Article 82, Treaty of Rome)"
Speaker: Mr. Pablo Dengler (Researcher, Liege University, Bergium)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
10
1 Nov. 2005
"The Role of the Court of Justice in the EU"
Speaker: Sir David Edward (Former judge, The Court of Justice of the European Communities
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
12
28 Oct. 2005
"A Committee--based Theory of Interest Rate Smooting"
Speaker: Assosiate Prof. Etienne Farvaque (University of Lille I, France)
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
11
26 Oct. 2005
"State Aid and European Competition Law"
Speaker: Mr. Pablo Dengler (Researcher, Liege University, Bergium)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
7
12 Oct. 2005
"Cultural and Research Exchange Program between Universities in the EU and in Asia"
Speaker: Prof. Luigi Gazzola (Prima Facoltà di Architettura "Ludovico Quaroni", Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza")
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
6
11 Oct. 2005
"Urban Regeneration in Europe: Permanence and Renovation in Italian City"
Speaker: Prof. Luigi Gazzola (Prima Facoltà di Architettura "Ludovico Quaroni", Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza")
Venue: Kwansei Gakuin University
Language: English
5
20 June 2005
"Competition in the Telecommunication and Energy Markets: Prospects in Germany and in Europe"
Speaker: Mr. Matthias Kurth (Präsident, Bundesnetzagentur)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
4
9 June 2005
"European Integration and Citizens"
Speaker: Prof. Nicolas Scandamis (University of Athens)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
3
3 June 2005
"The EU without the Constitutional Treaty?"
Speaker: Dr. Michael Reiterer (Deputy Head, the Delegation of the European Commission in Japan)
Venue: Osaka University
Language: English
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19 May 2005
"La laïcité en France: Histoire et enjeux contemporains"
Speaker: Prof. Jean Baubérot (Directeur d'études, Ecole pratique des hautes études)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: French
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12 May 2005
"The European welfare state 1945-2000: What is special about Europe?"
Speaker: Prof. Hartmut Kaelble (Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Venue: Kobe University
Language: English
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