Dr. Hanno Jentzsch, MA
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Hanno Jentzsch holds a MA in East Asian Politics (Ruhr-University Bochum, 2011) and received his PhD from the University of Duisburg-Essen in March 2016. From October 2016 to March 2020, he held a position as a senior research fellow at the German Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo. His dissertation analyzed the process of institutional change in Japan’s agricultural support and protection regime. His research interests further include central-local political relations, the political economy of “rural revitalization” in Japan, the Japanese welfare state, and the role of informal institutions in processes of institutional change in advanced political economies.



Jentzsch, H. (2020). Regional Revitalization as a Contested Arena: Promoting Wine Tourism in Yamanashi . In W. Manzenreiter , R. Lützeler , & P-R. Sebastian (Eds.), Japan's New Ruralities: Copung with Decline in the Periphery (pp. 159-174). Routledge, Taylor & Francis.


Jentzsch, H. (2020). San'ya 2020: From Building to Hosting the Tokyo Olympics. In H. Barbara, G. Isaac , W. Manzenreiter , & F. Waldenberger (Eds.), Japan Through the Lens of the Tokyo Olympics (pp. 54-58). Routledge, Taylor & Francis.


Jentzsch, H. (2017). Subsidized Tradition, Networks, and Power: Hamlet Farming in Japan’s Changing Agricultural Support and Protection Regime. In A. Niehaus , & T. Walravens (Eds.), Feeding Japan : The Cultural and Political Issues of Dependency and Risk (pp. 413-442). Palgrave Macmillan.


Department of East Asian Studies

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hanno.jentzsch@univie.ac.at