East Asia Day 2019


Coping with change: Global challenges and regional opportunities in East Asia

Tuesday, March 12th 2019

Department of East Asian Studies


Japanese Studies, AAKH Campus, Hof (courtyard) 2, door 2.4, seminar room 1


10:00 a.m. Commencement

WELCOME – Head of the Department Univ.Prof. Mag. Dr. Rüdiger Frank

REPORT, HONORS TO GRADUATING STUDENTS – Vice Director of Studies Univ.Prof. Dr. Ina Hein, M.A.


10:40 a.m. Guest lecture & presentation of graduates’ theses (part 1)

  • Guest lecture: Univ.Prof. Michael Müller-Camen Ph.D. (Vienna University of Economics and Business): “People Issues in Sustainability Reports: Peculiarities of Chinese and Japanese Firms” [EN]
  • Gillian Cheng (EcoS): “The Korean minority in China and Japan: A comparative analysis from a social-integrative perspective [Die koreanische Minderheit in China und Japan: Eine komparative Analyse aus sozialintegrativer Perspektive]”


11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Coffee break


11:45 a.m. Guest lecture & presentation of graduates’ theses (part 2)

  • Guest lecture: Johannes D. Kaminski Ph.D. (University of Vienna): “Space is the Place: How Chinese Sci-Fi Means to Abandon Planet Earth” [EN]
  • Auguste Kober (SIN): “Hu Feng and the literary critique of China’s communist party – a textual analysis [Hu Feng und die Literaturkritik der kommunistischen Partei Chinas- eine Textanalyse]”
  • Antonia Miserka (JAP): “The appeal of rural Japan for old and new residents: an analysis of migration via two example cases in the Aso region in Kumamoto [Die Anziehungskraft des ländlichen Japans auf alte und neue BewohnerInnen: Eine Migrationsanalyse anhand zweier Fallbeispiele in der Region Aso in Kumamoto]”


12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Coffee break


1:30 p.m. Guest lecture & presentation of graduates’ theses (part 3)

  • Guest lecture: Mag. Ludwig Hetzel, LL.M. (specialist of Chinese law): “An overview of Chinese insolvency law [Chinesisches Insolvenzrecht im Überblick]”
  • Veronika Slováková (EcoS): “Analysis of Slovakia’s Foreign Trade with East and Southeast Asian Countries: Case Study of South Korea and Malaysia” [EN]
  • Alejandra Cervantes Nieto (EcoS): “The Fight against Drug Trafficking in East Asia: A Comparison of Government Policies Designed to Combat Drug Trafficking in China, Japan and the Philippines” [EN]
  • Théo Clément (EcoS): “OBOR’s Dead Angle? The Myth of China’s Economic Support to North Korea” [EN]


From 3:00 p.m. onward Asian Buffet in the Japanese department’s study hall (1st floor)