News from EcoS

This section compiles all of the news from the EcoS program. You can also see the articles according to the following categories: EcoS up to Date, EcoS in the News or Student's Corner.

15.07.2016
 

The EcoS team is happy for having received more than 100 applications from Africa, East and Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, North and South America...

EcoS Updates
01.07.2016
 

The University of Vienna (15 faculties, 4 centres, about 188 fields of study, approx. 9.700 members of staff, more than 92.000 students) seeks to fill...

EcoS Updates
06.06.2016
 

Guest Comment in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung by Prof. Frank

Prof. Frank was just published in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ).

EcoS Online
30.05.2016
 

Studienassistenz EcoS (Wintersemester 2016/17, 10 Wochenstunden, Variante 1.b) *UPDATE*

Die Fachrichtung Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Ostasiens (EcoS) sucht für das Wintersemester (1. Oktober 2016 bis 31. Jänner 2017) eine ...

EcoS Updates
06.05.2016
 

Panel Discussion- The Silk Road to the Global Superpower China

A panel discussion on China's one belt one road initiative, which combines the new land based and maritime silk roads.

EcoS Updates
02.05.2016
 

Call for Papers - Cultural Typhoon in Europe

This conference provides a platform for young researchers and scholars from East Asian Studies (Japanese Studies, Chinese Studies, Korean Studies,...

EcoS Updates
25.04.2016
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society at the University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for the winter term 2016.

EcoS Updates
11.04.2016
 

Prof. Frank has published a short analysis of the 2016 budget report from North Korea.

EcoS Online
16.03.2016
 

Prof. Frank and Theo Clement discuss the Kaesong closure in more detail, looking at the balance sheet for South Korea and for North Korea.

EcoS Online
14.03.2016
 

Prof. Rüdiger Frank has recently addressed various topics related to North Korea, including the case of Otto Warmbier, the closure of the Kaesong...

EcoS Online
11.03.2016
 

Writing Workshops – Schreibwerkstätten

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) of the University of Vienna offers support to all students currently working on their master's theses.

EcoS Updates
01.03.2016
 

If you are working on your MA-thesis and have difficulties financing overseas flights for research purposes or have other expenses incurring, consider...

EcoS Updates
15.02.2016
 

Prof. Rüdiger Frank has been recently interviewed on various topics concerning North Korea, nuclear tests, satellite launch and the impact of economic...

EcoS Online
02.02.2016
 

U:SPACE is the portal for students from the University of Vienna. It is the central access point for all services related to the organisation of your...

EcoS Updates
25.01.2016
 

The Ostasientag 2016 - an event hosted by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna - will take place on 11 March 2016, 9:30 am -...

EcoS Updates
17.12.2015
 

On 16 December 2015, Prof. Rüdiger Frank invited international junior and senior experts to Vienna with a view to discussing current and possible...

EcoS Updates
12.11.2015
 

New Article by Prof. Frank: "The 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea in 2016: Return to a 'New Normal' or Risk a 'Take-Off'?"

On 30 October 2015, the North Korean media announced that the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) - the first WPK Congress since 1980 -...

EcoS Online
10.11.2015
 

EcoS is looking for a high-quality photo (in colour, taken by yourself, .gif/.pgn/.jpg-format) that can be used for advertising next year's...

EcoS Updates
03.11.2015
 

EcoS cordially invites you to a highly interesting talk by Dr. Tomáš Petrů from the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences on "Indonesia...

EcoS Updates
02.11.2015
 

The Chung Ang University (Seoul, South Korea) and the Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto, Japan) cordially invite applications for the International...

EcoS Updates
02.11.2015
 

The seventh volume of our publication Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies (editors: Rüdiger Frank / Ina Hein / Lukas Pokorny / Agnes Schick-Chen) is...

EcoS Updates
01.11.2015
 

Release: Report of the Department of East Asian Studies 2015

With the help of Josef Falko Loher and Anna Holzmann of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society, the annual report of the Department of East Asian...

EcoS Updates
01.11.2015
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is looking for an external lecturer for the summer term 2016.

EcoS Updates
23.10.2015
 

In "North Korea's Foreign Trade" (published in 38 North, 22 October 2015), Prof. Frank analyses North Korea's foreign trade as a major indicator of...

EcoS Online
10.09.2015
 

Jagiellonian University in Krakow kindly invites EcoS students to attend a student workshop on Taiwanese Popular Culture in a Regional Context (with...

EcoS Updates
08.09.2015
 

Starting on September 2, 2015, your student representatives Anna, Hanna and Daniel will offer consultation hours on Wednesdays, 15:00-17:00 (Sinology...

Student's Corner
07.07.2015
 

Julian Stefan, a former EcoS student, is now head of the Mandalay office of the German trade company Jebsen & Jessen Southeast Asia.

Student's Corner
07.07.2015
 

Thesis Writing Workshop 2015/16

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers a workshop for Master students who are already in the process of writing their Master thesis...

EcoS Updates
24.06.2015
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society is proud to announce that the Selection Committee has positively approved the acceptance of 25 new EcoS...

EcoS Updates
23.06.2015
 

An audience of students and other interested individuals took the opportunity to learn first hand from our four experts, each founding and running...

EcoS Updates
22.06.2015
 

More than 33.000 people visited the recent 3-day Campus Festival 2015, highlight of this year's 650th Anniversary of the University of Vienna.

EcoS Updates
28.05.2015
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is looking for an external lecturer for one course in the winter term 2015/16.

EcoS Updates
25.05.2015
 

The Chair of EcoS and Fiona Seiger cordially invite to a special lecture by Tseten Zöchbauer on "Transnational Identities and Notions of 'Home':...

EcoS Updates
22.05.2015
 

Announcing the new Student Representatives

From 19 May to 21 May 2015 the University of Vienna has elected its student representatives. This also gave EcoS students the possibility to vote for...

Student's Corner
15.05.2015
 

Poster Exhibition: History of Education in East Asia 1365 - 2015

In preparation of this year's 650th Anniversary of the University of Vienna, lecturers and students of all four Chairs of the Department of East Asian...

EcoS Updates
11.05.2015
 

For her class on Migration in East Asia, Fiona Seiger today (7 May 2015) invited a special guest via live online stream to the EcoS classroom.

EcoS Updates
24.04.2015
 

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Vienna, in cooperation with the Institute of East Asian Studies...

EcoS Updates
15.04.2015
 

In “The North Korean Budget Report 2015: Ten Observations”, Prof. Frank analyses the economic contents of the April 2015 session of the North Korean...

EcoS Online
03.04.2015
 

Planet Wissen: Prof. Frank on Korea [in German]

In German television programme "Planet Wissen: Korea - Geteiltes Land" (WDR, SWR, ARD-alpha), Prof. Rüdiger Frank and Korean-born movie director Sung...

EcoS Online
01.04.2015
 

EcoS and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Austria cordially invite all students and the interested public to a talk by H.E. Ambassador SONG...

EcoS Updates
01.04.2015
 

Invited by Alfred Gerstl and Josef Falko Loher, about 40 Students of various backgrounds, both Bachelor and Master students, left the ordinary class...

EcoS Updates
10.03.2015
 

How does Japan scope with this Dilemma?

EcoS Updates
09.03.2015
 

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Embassy of Japan in Austria, in cooperation with the Institute of East Asian Studies cordially invite to a...

EcoS Updates
16.02.2015
 

EcoS Classes in Summer Term 2015

EcoS Updates
05.02.2015
 

Interview with Prof Frank on 'The Interview'

In a recent interview with German magazine 'Der Stern' Prof Rüdiger Franks elaborates on North Korea's harsh reaction to the release of Hollywood...

EcoS Online
05.02.2015
 

Dear new and old EcoS students, we would like to share with you some information concerning the upcoming semester

EcoS Updates
02.02.2015
 

The EcoS team highly recommends EcoS students to participate in the special lecture 'Sustainability Challenge 2015 - Smart Cities' (initiated and...

EcoS Updates
13.12.2014
 

Former German Vice Chancellor and Minister of the Economy, Dr. Philipp Rösler, presented Prof. Frank’s new book “Nordkorea: Innenansichten eines...

EcoS Online
12.12.2014
 

The Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies assembles high-quality research articles with a particular focus on the work of emerging scholars.

EcoS Updates
11.12.2014
 

Prof. Frank reports about a visit to the Special Economic Zone in Rason on one of the most-read websites on North Korea, 38North, published by the...

EcoS Online
10.12.2014
 

Extended Interview with Prof. Frank on 3sat

Prof. Frank has given an extended interview to the TV channel 3sat, which has been published in three parts.

EcoS Online
08.12.2014
 

Radio interview with Prof. Frank

Here is the most recent interview of Prof. Frank on North Korea, from the radio program "Fragen an den Autor" on Radio SR"

EcoS Online
02.12.2014
 

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
01.12.2014
 

Upcoming event: On Friday, Dec. 12, Prof. Frank will discuss his new book "Nordkorea: Innenansichten eines totalen Staates" with former German...

EcoS Online
29.11.2014
 

An excerpt from Prof. Frank's new book

The Huffington Post publisehd an excerpt from Prof. Frank's new book „Nordkorea. Innenansichten eines totalen Staates"

EcoS Online
25.11.2014
 

A review on Prof. Frank's book "Nordkorea. Innenansichten eines totalen Staates"

The newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung publish a review of Prof. Frank's new book "Nordkorea. Innenansichten eines totalen Staates".

EcoS Online
20.11.2014
 

Article in Foreign Policy Magazine

A detailed article by Prof. Frank in the renowned Foreign Policy magazine on the oldest among North Korea’s special economic zones, Rason./p>

EcoS Online
18.11.2014
 

Special Lecture: Taiwan's party system in the aftermath of the Sunflower Movement and November elections

Invitation for an upcoming special lecture give by Dr. Dafydd Fell, from SOAS University of London.

EcoS Updates
13.11.2014
 

The University of Vienna published an in-depth interview with Prof. Frank about his newest book "Nordkorea. Innenansichten eines totalen Staates".

EcoS Online
05.11.2014
 

Radio Interview with Prof. Frank

Prof. Frank recently gave a 36 Minutes Interview to German Radio RBB Info.

EcoS Online
03.11.2014
 

n-tv interview with Prof. Frank

In an interview with n-tv, Prof. Frank explains why North Korea wants to cooperate more with Germany.

EcoS Online
01.11.2014
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for one course of module 4 (type VU, 4...

EcoS Updates
15.10.2014
 

Bid Invitation

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at University of Vienna is looking for an external lecturer for one of our core seminars (type SE,...

EcoS Updates
14.10.2014
 

Update on Office Hour from Dr. Gerstl

Please note that Dr. Gerstl's office hour on October 21, 2014 has been cancelled.

EcoS Updates
13.10.2014
 

"Profil" Interview with Prof. Frank

Prof. Frank argues in Austria's news magazine "Profil" that Kim Jong-un's absence in the last weeks is nothing extraordinary and not a sign of a coup...

EcoS Online
30.09.2014
 

Prof. Frank has for the first time written a comprehensive book on the DPRK, or North Korea.

EcoS Online
22.09.2014
 

We invite all new EcoS students to our seminar room 'Ostasien' at the Department of East Asian Studies (Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5...

EcoS Updates
18.09.2014
 

The University of Tübingen offers in collaboration with the Seoul National University a new Dual Degree Master of European-Korean Studies.

EcoS Updates
18.09.2014
 

The EcoS Alumni Network cordially invites all EcoS students to the 1st EcoS Students meet Alumni Event which will be an exclusive Sushi workshop with...

EcoS Updates
31.07.2014
 

Dr. Gerstl on the South China Sea dispute

Austrian daily "Die Presse" talked with EcoS' Southeast Asian expert Dr Gerstl about strategic and legal aspects of the South China Sea conflict.

EcoS Online
28.07.2014
 

Lecture "Intercultural Negotiation Patterns": Exam Dates

The next exam dates for the lecture "Intercultural Negotiation Patterns" will be:

EcoS Updates
15.07.2014
 

The EcoS team is looking for a motivated student assistant for the upcoming winter term from October 1st 2014 to January 31st, 2015 for the extent of...

EcoS Updates
01.07.2014
 

Dr. Alfred Gerstl, the Southeast Asia expert at the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society, gave a talk on the conflict in the South China Sea.

EcoS Online
02.06.2014
 

Dr. Alfred Gerstl on the current political crisis in Thailand

Dr. Alfred Gerstl, MIR, University Assistant (post-doc) at the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society, was asked to comment on the current political...

EcoS Online
02.06.2014
 

Is Indonesia a new star to watch? Can this huge and rising economy be an equal match to powers like India, China or Brazil? Will it confirm her...

EcoS Updates
02.06.2014
 

Dr. Alfred Gerstl, Southeast Asia expert at the Department of East Asian Studies, will hold a talk titled "Der Konflikt im Südchinesischen Meer: China...

EcoS Online
09.05.2014
 

Prof. Frank will join the panel on „East Asia Security Outlook“ at the World Economic Forum meeting in Manila, Philippines, on May 23rd.

EcoS Online
02.05.2014
 

The fourth volume of our publication Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies (editors: Rüdiger Frank / Ina Hein / Lukas Pokorny / Agnes Schick-Chen) is...

EcoS Updates
01.05.2014
 

Kaminchu: Spiritual Healers in Okinawa

Volume 2 of the "Vienna Studies on East Asia", edited by Rüdiger Frank and Lukas Pokorny, is now available. Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer focuses on the...

EcoS Updates
24.04.2014
 

Prof. Frank analyses the first session of the newly elected North Korean parliament which took place in early April 2014.

EcoS Online
15.04.2014
 

New Essay by Prof. Frank

"Can North Korea Prioritize Nukes and the Economy at the Same Time?" New article from Prof. Frank on Global Asia, Vol. 9, No. 1

EcoS Online
15.04.2014
 

Analysis: Prof. Frank on President Park's Dresden Speech

Fire the Speech Writers: An East German's Perspective on President Park's Dresden Speech.

EcoS Online
11.04.2014
 

News for Applicants Graduating in Summer 2014

Knowing that many of our applicants are worried about graduating in time for the application deadline (April 30, 2014), we negotiated with the...

EcoS Updates
02.04.2014
 

Lecture "Intercultural Negotiation Patterns": Exam Dates

The next exam dates for the course "WS2013-150224-1 Intercultural Negotiation Patterns" will be:

EcoS Updates
01.04.2014
 

On Monday, 7. April 2014, Prof. Lü Xiaobo of Columbia University will hold a special lecture on the topic "Social Media, Corruption, and Regime...

EcoS Updates
31.03.2014
 

On Thursday, 10. April 2014, Prof. Dr. Franz Waldenberger of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich will hold a special lecture on the topic...

EcoS Updates
28.03.2014
 

On Monday, 31. March 2014, the event series Praxis Link East Asia will focus on Intercultural Management in East Asia.

EcoS Updates
28.03.2014
 

In its series "Focus Point: Master Studies" the Student Point introduces selected programs that put special emphasis on an interdisciplinary approach.

EcoS Updates
21.03.2014
 

Dr. Alfred Gerstl on the Crisis Management of the Malaysian Government

Mag. Dr. Alfred Gerstl, MIR, University Assistant (post-doc) at the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society, was asked to comment on the crisis...

EcoS Online
14.03.2014
 

In our info section 'For MA Students' you can now find a brief summary of information on the master examination at the Chair of East Asian Economy and...

EcoS Updates
03.02.2014
 

New information on this year's admission for the MA program East Asian Economy and Society is out now.

EcoS Updates
01.01.2014
 

The EcoS team is presenting the procedure of the final master exam at the end of your studies at the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society. Next to...

EcoS Updates
01.01.2014
 

Prof. Frank offers his take on the New Year speech held by North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, identifying a number of noteworthy points in comparison to...

EcoS Online
30.12.2013
 

In the latest issue of the Asia-Pacific Journal, Prof. Frank has published an extensive article on "The Arirang Mass Games of North Korea".

EcoS Updates
20.12.2013
 

Analysis: Prof. Frank on the Downfall of Jang Song Thaek

Following reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle Jang Song Thaek was not only purged but executed on grounds of "attempting to overthrow...

EcoS Online
26.11.2013
 

Recent media coverage on the DPRK included reports of a United States citizen that has been arrested by North Korean state authorities right before...

EcoS Online
20.11.2013
 

On Wednesday, December 4, there will be a special lecture by Maria Strasakova on the topic "The Mekong River: A Future Battleground or a Platform for...

EcoS Updates
08.11.2013
 

On Friday, November 15, Prof. Lee Eun-Jeung from the Free University of Berlin will hold a special lecture on the topic "In Search of Korean Identity....

EcoS Updates
30.10.2013
 

On Wednesday, November 6, there will be a special lecture on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the armistice ending the Korean War (1950-1953).

EcoS Updates
14.10.2013
 

In one of only a few reviews available, Prof. Frank examines the hard- and software of the North Korean tablet computer called 'Samjiyon'.

EcoS Online
14.10.2013
 

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
04.10.2013
 

Prof. Frank among top 50 economists in German-speaking countries

The German daily ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’ (FAZ) has released a ranking of economists in German-speaking countries according to their influence...

EcoS Online
02.09.2013
 

The third exam date will be September 30 2013, 18.30-20.00, Hörsaal C2 UniCampus, Hof 2. The time window for registration via UNIVIS will be in the...

EcoS Updates
20.08.2013
 

Find below the guides on how to register for EcoS and language courses:

EcoS Updates
16.07.2013
 

Prof. Frank in "Deutsche Welle"

Experts from Germany and South Korean discussed the current state and potential future of North Korea in the Deutsche Welle.

EcoS Online
14.06.2013
 

World Congress of Hallyu Studies: Call for Papers

The World Association for Hallyu Studies (WAHS) is a new scholarly and practitioners’ organization that is striving to be the center of research that...

EcoS Updates
12.06.2013
 

"Indonesia's Democratization after Suharto: Successes and Failures". Guest lecture on Wednesday, June 26 2013, 17:45.

 

 

EcoS Updates
11.06.2013
 

PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of nuclear weapons. The U.S. - Russia - North Korea - Iran

In an April 2009 speech in Prague US President Barack Obama spoke of a world free of nuclear weapons.

EcoS Online
04.06.2013
 

East Asianists and the Job Market

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
01.06.2013
 

"Confucian Culture and Democratization in East Asia: Reassessing the Confucian Asian Values Debate"

EcoS Updates
15.05.2013
 

Admission to the MA program East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is open now.

EcoS Updates
01.05.2013
 

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at Vienna University is looking for external lecturers for courses of module 4.

EcoS Updates
01.05.2013
 

"Disputed Territories: China, Japan, and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands".

EcoS Updates
08.04.2013
 

"Diplomats - What do they do?" In the lecture H.E. Ambassador Iwatani will share experiences from his 40-year career in the field in order to explain...

EcoS Updates
08.04.2013
 

Prof. Frank on ARD's Programme "Beckmann" (in German)

Prof. Frank participated in the Round Table discussion "Beckmann" on the German TV Channel ARD on Thursday, April 11, at 10:45pm.

EcoS Online
05.04.2013
 

East Asianists and the Job Market is an initiative taken by the team of East Asian Economy and Society to improve the employability of students in...

EcoS Updates
04.04.2013
 

Why now is a good time for economic engagement of North Korea

Prof. Frank contributed an article to The Asia-Pacific Journal on April 8th, 2013, on engaging North Korea economically.

EcoS Online
03.04.2013
 

What is behind North Korea's threats? - ZDF interview with Prof. Rudiger Frank.

Prof. Frank comments on the motives behind North Korea's threats. (April 1st, 2013).

EcoS Online
15.03.2013
 

This conference volume captures and analyzes the role of Korea and East Asia in a changing economic and security environment. (editors: Heung Ching...

EcoS Updates
13.03.2013
 

Research assistant and PhD candidate Stephan Si-Hwan PARK launched in February 2013 the Online School for UNconventional Academics.

EcoS Online
11.03.2013
 

Interview with Prof. Frank on North Korea canceling the Non-Aggression Pact

Prof. Frank comments on North Korea canceling the Non-Aggression Pact with South Korea on Austria's evening news ZIB 24 (Mar 8, 2013).

EcoS Online
07.03.2013
 

Job Announcement

Junior Research Group Leaders (incl. one position in experimental economics) (full-time postdoc positions; Entgeltgruppe 14 TV-L)

EcoS Updates
01.03.2013
 

7 young East Asianists will present their final theses at the Department of East Asian Studies on Monday, March 11, 3 pm to 6:30 pm in the C2 lecture...

EcoS Updates
26.02.2013
 

Video of the Round-Table Discussion: "Teaching in English? Preconditions, Problems, Advantages"

Prof. Rüdiger Frank participated in the round table discussion “Teaching in English? Preconditions, Problems, Advantages“ which was part of the friday...

EcoS Updates
22.02.2013
 

ORF Interview on the Unification Movement with Dr. Lukas Pokorny

Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Movement who died last year, had announced the so-called Foundation Day for February 22nd, 2013.

EcoS Online
14.02.2013
 

We kindly invite you to our Info meeting on course registration on Monday, February 25, 6pm in seminar room OAW.

EcoS Updates
13.02.2013
 

Prof. Frank on North Korea's nuclear test

Prof. Frank comments on North Korea's most recent nuclear test on Austria's evening news ZIB 2 (Feb 12, 2013).

EcoS Online
11.02.2013
 

The Economist on North Korea's changing society with comments by Prof. Frank

Some remarks from Prof. Frank were cited in an article by The Economist on societal changes in North Korea.

EcoS Online
04.02.2013
 

The Second Registration Phase for EcoS courses is now open until March 11, 10 am on the UNIVIS system.

EcoS Updates
31.01.2013
 

Interview with Prof Rüdiger Frank on North Korea's recent nuclear test

Prof Rüdiger Frank was interviewed by the Austrian daily newspaper Wiener Zeitung on North Korea's intentions behind the recent nuclear test.

EcoS Online
30.01.2013
 

Info meeting on course registration for all EcoS students

The Chair of East Asian Economy and Society and its Student Representatives kindly invite you to a Info meeting on course registration on Monday,...

EcoS Updates
28.01.2013
 

You can find everything about how to plan the first term, how to enroll in classes and more on our guideline for new EcoS Students.

EcoS Updates
21.01.2013
 

We provide important information for prospective students on registration for our Master's program.

EcoS Updates
16.01.2013
 

The second exam for the M4 lecture 'Intercultural Negotiation Patterns' (Ronald Mitterhofer) will take place on March 1, 1:15pm in Seminar Room Jap 1,...

EcoS Updates
14.01.2013
 

The exam for the M4 lecture 'Intercultural Negotiation Patterns' (Ronald Mitterhofer) will take place on January 25, 1:15pm at Lecture Hall 32,...

EcoS Updates
11.01.2013
 

The Department of East Asian Studies is proud to announce that there will be two guest professors from Taiwan teaching at our Department.

EcoS Updates
09.01.2013
 

Lecture on popular sovereignty in Thailand

The Institute of International Development holds a lecture on popular souvereignty in Thailand.

EcoS Updates
07.01.2013
 

Interview with Prof Rüdiger Frank on reports of 'radical reforms' in North Korea

Prof Rüdiger Frank was interviewed by the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard on the reliability of western media reports concerning 'radical...

EcoS Online
03.01.2013
 

Prof Rüdiger Frank will participate in the round table discussion “Teaching in English? Preconditions, Problems, Advantages“ which is part of the...

EcoS Updates
02.01.2013
 

The third volume of our publication Vienna Journal of East Asian Studies (editors: Rüdiger Frank, Ingrid Getreuer-Kargl, Lukas Pokorny and Agnes...

EcoS Updates
13.12.2012
 

Prof Rüdiger Frank on North Korea's rocket launch

Prof Rüdiger Frank comments North Korea's successful rocket launch on Austria's late night news ZIB 24 at ORF on the 12th of December.

EcoS Online
10.12.2012
 

Time: December 19th 2012 (Wednesday) 7:00pm. Place: Seminarraum Ostasien, Department of East Asian Studies

EcoS Updates
05.12.2012
 

On Thursday, December 13th, 14:30, Dr Uwe Schmelter, a former representative of the German non-profit cultural association Goethe Institut, will...

EcoS Updates
05.12.2012
 

The chair of East Asian Economy and Society is proud to announce that the recently awarded research project "Investment opportunities for German and...

EcoS Updates
03.12.2012
 

Our Chair is proud to welcome Dr Tat Yan Kong (associate professor at SOAS, London) to Vienna. On Monday, December 10th, 18:00 at seminar room OAW, Dr...

EcoS Updates
30.11.2012
 

This information applies for all students from East Asian Studies who are interested in pursuing an interdiscipilary PhD degree in an international...

EcoS Updates
28.11.2012
 

Formation of Advisory Group on North Korea at World Economic Forum

At the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda in November 2012, it was decided to form an Advisory Group on North Korea.

EcoS Online
05.11.2012
 

Changes in North Korea: For Better or Worse?

In a short comment, Prof. Frank addresses the question of unbalanced reporting about developments in North Korea and argues that there is progress,...

EcoS Online
01.11.2012
 

On Oct. 28, 2012, Prof. Frank went to Cairo to provide a two hour briefing for President Martti Ahtisaari, Ela Bhatt, Prime Minister Gro Brundtland,...

EcoS Online
29.10.2012
 

10th EastAsiaNet Research Workshop in Barcelona

The 10th EastAsiaNet Research Workshop, this time with a focus on governance in East Asia, took place in Barcelona, Spain, 25-26 October 2012.

EcoS Updates