Mag. Dr. Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer
currently on leave
Winter term 2019






Hein, I., & Prochaska-Meyer, I. (2015). Introduction: Negotiating the Okinawan Difference in Japan Today. In I. Hein, & I. Prochaska-Meyer (Eds.), 40 Years since Reversion. Negotiating the Okinawan difference in Japan today (Vol. 44, pp. 9-26). Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften / Japanologie. Beiträge zur Japanologie, Vol.. 44

Hein, I., & Prochaska-Meyer, I. (Eds.) (2015). 40 Years Since Reversion: Negotiating the Okinawan Difference in Japan Today. Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften / Japanologie. Beiträge zur Japanologie, Vol.. 44

Prochaska-Meyer, I. (2013). Kaminchu - Mittlerinnen zwischen Diesseits und Jenseits. Spirituelle Heilung in Okinawa/Japan. In V. Futterknecht, M. Noseck-Licul, & M. Kremser (Eds.), Heilung in den Religionen (pp. 245-262). LIT Verlag.

Prochaska-Meyer, I. (2013). Kaminchu: Spirituelle Heilerinnen in Okinawa [Kaminchu: Spiritual Healers in Okinawa]. In R. Frank, & L. Pokorny (Eds.), Vienna Studies on East Asia (Vol. 2). Praesens Verlag Wien.



Prochaska-Meyer, I. (2010). Machtstrukturen im institutionalisierten Priesterinnenkult Ryukyus – Schauplatz Kudakajima, ‚Heimat der kami‘. In Re-ferate des 13. Deutschsprachigen Japanologentages. Kultur- und Sprachwissenschaft (pp. 19-28). EB-Verlag.

Prochaska-Meyer, I. (2010). Uiin Nihonjin gakkô no tanjô to hatten: Die Gründung und Entwicklung der Japanischen Schule in Wien. In Tôkyô to Uiin. 1975-nen kara 2000-nen made yoka to nichijô. Meiji daigaku, Uiin daigaku dai-7-kai kyôdô shinpojiumu ronbunshû (pp. 97-102). Meiji daigaku bungakubu.



Prochaska-Meyer, I. (2007). Mediators between this world and the hereafter: Spiritual concepts and frames of interpretation concerning misfortune as seen from the Okinawan shaman. In M. Hamasaki (Ed.), Okinawa ni okeru nyûinkanja no shi to yuta no nujifâ ni tsuite (pp. 26-44). Unknown publisher.

COOL INAKA? Das Land in Japans Popkultur

Christina Gmeinbauer (Speaker), Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
8 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


"Lagging 2000 years behind modern women". Okinawan customs and the discourse on modernity in Meiji Japan

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
18 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fiction and reality of Japan's rural shrinkage problem. Discussing the TV series "Napoleon's Village" (Naporeon no mura)

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
1 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


65+ Alt sein im ländlichen Japan (Filmpräsentation und Q&A)

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
9 Sep 2018

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65+ Alt sein im ländlichen Japan

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
30 Aug 2018

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Nipponzan Myohoji im Ausland - die Friedenspagode in Wien

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
5 May 2018

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Ageing in rural Japan (Documentary film "65+ Being old in rural Japan" and Q&A)

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
8 Dec 2017

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Sacred places in Okinawa in the past and present

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
1 Sep 2017

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65+ Alt sein im ländlichen Japan (Filmvorführung und Q&A)

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker), Pia Regina Kieninger (Speaker)
9 Mar 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


65+ Being old in rural Japan (Filmpräsentation und Q&A)

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker), Pia Regina Kieninger (Speaker)
4 Dec 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Active ageing and ageing rural communities. A Case study from the Japanese Alps (in Japanese)

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
15 Aug 2015

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Rural aging in the Japanese Alps. Strategies towards the revitalization of aging rural communities in Japan

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker), Pia Regina Kieninger (Speaker)
28 Aug 2014

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Kaminchu - Geisthelerinnen in Süd-Japan. Überlegungen zur Vermittlerrolle

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Invited speaker)
9 May 2014

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Geschichte durch die spirituelle Linse. Historische Interpretationen von spirituellen Heilerinnen in Okinawa

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
4 May 2013

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Projekte zur Revitalisierung ländlicher Regionen in Japan. Fallbeispiel Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
6 Mar 2013

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Satoyama - Nachhaltigkeit auf Japanisch

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
14 Jun 2012

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Satoyama: a "Japanese" concept of nature?

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Invited speaker)
9 May 2012

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Die japanische Bäderkultur – mehr als nur Körperreinigung

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Invited speaker)
12 Mar 2012

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Okinawa, Insel der Alten? Die obaa zwischen Klischee und Wirklichkeit

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
12 Nov 2011

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Satoyama emotional environmentalism

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
26 Aug 2011

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Spirituelle Heilerinnen in Okinawa

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
26 May 2011

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Lange leben in Okinawa eben

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
9 May 2011

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Satoyama a Japanese concept of nature

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
26 Nov 2010

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Nihon no satoyama : Japans satoyama

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
29 Sep 2010

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Satoyama-research at the Uni-versity of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
29 Mar 2010

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Japan – Wasser und Reis

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
13 Mar 2010

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Einführung in die Kultur und Gesellschaft Japans

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
18 Dec 2009

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Spirituelle Heilung in Okinawa

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
10 Dec 2008

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Portraying the Okinawan obaa

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
20 Sep 2008

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Uiin no nihonjingakkô

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
4 Sep 2008

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Spirituelle Tradition im Wandel

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
25 Jun 2008

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Spirituelle Heilung in Okinawa. Die Bedeutung des Ortes

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
24 Jun 2008

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Space as seen through a spiritual lens

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
14 Mar 2007

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Kaminchu-bunka to reiteki toposu

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
21 Jan 2007

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Machtstrukturen im institutionalisierten Priesterinnenkult Ryûkyûs - Schauplatz Kudaka, Heimat der kami

Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer (Speaker)
12 Sep 2006

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Department of East Asian Studies

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