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.

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
15.10.2012
 

Will the twenty-first century be the Asian century? Will the People’s Republic of China overtake the United States as the leading global superpower?...

EcoS Updates
12.10.2012
 

This lecture discusses the Korean, American and German context as well as the early beginnings of the UM’s Austrian adventure, whilst reviewing the...

EcoS Updates
05.10.2012
 

On Monday, October 15th, Three graduates of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna presented themselves and their...

EcoS Updates
03.10.2012
 

Academic Analysis

by Prof. Rüdiger Frank on current developments in North Korea on 38north.org

EcoS Online
02.10.2012
 

As discussed at the Info Meeting on last Monday, there is the possibility of substituting one of the seminars of modules 2 and 3.

EcoS Updates
28.09.2012
 

Frank, Rüdiger et al. (2012), Korea 2012: Politics, Economy and Society, Leiden: Brill

EcoS Updates
24.09.2012
 

EcoS Info Meeting + Students Round Table

October 1, 2012, 18:00 at Seminarraum "OAW"

Student's Corner
18.09.2012
 

ORF Interview on the Unification Movement with Dr. Lukas Pokorny

On September 3rd, 2012 Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Movement and the "Washington Times" died at the age of 92.

EcoS Online
14.09.2012
 

On 13 September 2012, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia...

EcoS Updates
10.08.2012
 

Ninh Thien-Huong will hold a special lecture on "The Global Manifestations of Caodaism in the Vietnamese Diaspora". Ninh Thien-Huong is a doctoral...

EcoS Updates
09.08.2012
 

Students Exchange Program

EcoS students from Austria, France, Germany and Poland and who are between 20 and 30 years old are now eligible to apply for the “Exchange Program...

EcoS Updates
21.06.2012
 

The World Economic Forum on East Asia: Burmese Lessons for North Korea?

EcoS Online
13.06.2012
 

Academic Analysis

A Question of Interpretation: Economic Statistics From and About North Korea.

EcoS Online
15.05.2012
 

AKSE conference 2013 in Vienna

The Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna is proud to host the 26th Biannual Conference of the Association for Korean Studies...

EcoS Online
12.03.2012
 

Online article on Cao Đài

In this online article religious studies scholar Dr. Lukas Pokorny explains some basic features of Đại Đạo Tam Kỳ Phổ Đọ (Cao Đài) - one of the...

EcoS Online
09.03.2012
 

Prof. Frank has been elected as Vice President of the Asian Politics and History Association (APHA).

EcoS Online
16.02.2012
 

Spiegel Interview

Prof. Frank answers questions regarding the 70th birthday celebrations of Kim Jong-il who passed away last December and explains the current state of...

EcoS Online
13.02.2012
 

Comment on Süddeutsche Zeitung

Prof. Frank explains why the North Korean dictatorship has been this sustainable and calls the attention to current developments within the...

EcoS Online
15.01.2012
 

Workshop Timor-Leste. Youth's Future, Local Politics & Foreign Relations: Challenges and Opportunities in Timor-Leste in the Light of the Upcoming...

EcoS Updates
13.01.2012
 

Special Event

Đại Đạo Tam Kỳ Phổ Đọ (Cao Đài) is one of the six officially recognized religions in today’s Vietnam. Since its inception in 1926, Cao Đài has...

EcoS Updates
12.01.2012
 

Academic Analysis

Kim Jong Il’s death was announced less than three weeks ago. But the world is surprisingly quickly getting used to the new leadership in North Korea,...

EcoS Online
11.01.2012
 

Innovation Cheque: € 5,000

We are proud to announce that the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society in cooperation with Steinkellner China Services received an Innovation...

EcoS Updates
09.01.2012
 

Academic Analysis

Austria is a great country for many reasons, but with just 8.4 million citizens and locked in the center of the European continent, it is hardly a...

EcoS Online
05.01.2012
 

From now on the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) provides recorded lectures to all teaching staff at the University of Vienna.

EcoS Updates
04.01.2012
 

Prof. Adam Fforde, renowned expert on Vietnam and development issues held a special lecture on “Q&A on Vietnam and some related issues: Prof. Adam...

EcoS Updates
12.09.2011
 

Academic Analysis

The Party as the Kingmaker: The Death of Kim Jong-Il and its Consequences for North Korea.

EcoS Online
26.08.2011
 

North Korea’s Strategic Outlook on Northeast Asia: The Syrian Litmus Test

"The Libyan story seems to be over, at least for now. We do not exactly know who is going to rule that country next and with what consequences.

EcoS Online
22.08.2011
 

EXPERT: Herbert Friesacher

The project "Praxis-Link East Asia" of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society aims to raise the employability of our students, give practical...

EcoS Updates
22.08.2011
 

New Publication

The Vienna Graduate Journal of East Asian Studies is a joint project of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna aiming to...

EcoS Updates
19.08.2011
 

Live-Interview for Russia Today Television

North Korea has again shelled waters near the maritime border with South Korea.

EcoS Online
17.08.2011
 

Guest Lecture: Ambassador of Indonesia to Austria

On November 30th, I GUSTI AGUNG WESAKA PUJA, Ambassador of Indonesia to Austria held a guest lecture on "Indonesia - an emerging profile in global...

EcoS Updates
09.08.2011
 

East Asianists and the Job Market

The project "Praxis-Link East Asia" of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society aims to raise the employability of our students, give practical...

EcoS Updates
08.08.2011
 

RECORD ATTENDANCE: Ostasientag 2011

Over 100 people came to watch 8 young East Asianists presenting their final theses at the Department of East Asian Studies.

EcoS Updates
04.08.2011
 

The project "Praxis-Link East Asia" of the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society aims to raise the employability of our students, give practical...

EcoS Updates
03.08.2011
 

Davos Debates in Abu Dhabi 2011

Prof. Frank gives a brief overview on the range of issues that are discussed at the World Economic Forum and Global Agenda Council on Korea.

EcoS Online
02.08.2011
 

Live-Interview for Russia Today Television

US President Barack Obama declared North Korea a threat to the US and South Korea and warned it to disarm or face isolation.

EcoS Online
01.08.2011
 

September 15-16, 2011. EastAsiaNet is a network of leading European research schools with a well-developed social-science focus on East Asia. It takes...

EcoS Updates
01.08.2011
 

EcoS Info Meeting + Students Round Table (Stammtisch)

October 17, 2011, 18:15 at Seminarraum "Koreanologie". In this meeting the vision, targets and structure of the MA program "East Asian Economy and...

Student's Corner
30.07.2011
 

Korea 2011: Politics, Economy and Society, edited by Rudiger Frank, James E. Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares, contains concise overview...

EcoS Updates
29.07.2011
 

Live-Interview for Russia Today Television

Despite North Korea stating it is ready to restart the talks on nuclear problem with no conditions from its side, there may be conditions from the US...

EcoS Online
26.07.2011
 

New Publication

In an attempt to investigate contemporary North Korean society through art, twelve academic experts from eight countries came together in Vienna in...

EcoS Updates
22.07.2011
 

Policy Briefing for "The Elders"

Prof. Frank in April 2011, upon invitation by the secretariat of The Elders (http://www.theelders.org/), wrote a background policy paper.

EcoS Online
12.07.2011
 

Prof. Frank joined the World Economic Forum

Professor Rudiger Frank, Chair of East Asian Economy and Society at the University of Vienna, has in June 2011 joined the World Economic Forum/Global...

EcoS Online
04.07.2011
 

PRESS release: International MA Program EcoS

Starting from October 2011, the graduate program on East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) will be fully converted to English.

EcoS Updates
01.07.2011
 

Online Application Deadline: August 31, 2011

Prospective students for the winter term 2011/2012 who plan to enroll for the MA program "East Asian Economy and Society" need to apply online until...

EcoS Updates
30.06.2011
 

Our program has been converted to English

Starting from October 2011, the graduate program on East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) will be fully converted to English.

EcoS Updates
23.06.2011
 

Commentary by Prof. Frank: "Food aid diversion: Why it does NOT matter"

"One of the things I have, for years, been having difficulties to understand is the discussion of (staple) food diversion.

EcoS Online
22.06.2011
 

Dr. Byong Man AHN's lecture on "Korean Education"

Last June Dr. Byong Man AHN, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Council on Education, Science and Technology since January 2011 held a lecture on...

EcoS Updates
03.05.2011
 

Business Dinner with Dr. Achatz

On May 3rd 2011 entrepreneur Dr. Achatz hosted a business dinner for selected students of the Master program East Asian Economy and Society at the...

EcoS Updates
29.04.2011
 

HELD conference: Korea and East Asia in a Changing Regional and Global Environment, 28-29 April 2011

This was already the third event in the new international conference series on "Korea and East Asia".

EcoS Updates
25.04.2011
 

SPECIAL lecture

On May 5th, 2011 Prof. Dr. Han S. Park held a special lecture on North Korea's Policy Shift and its Foreign Policy Orientations.

EcoS Updates
20.04.2011
 

SPECIAL Lectures

On Monday, May 2nd 2011 Isabelle Milbert held a special lecture on International Relations in East Asia: The Indian diaspora in East Asia as spearhead...

EcoS Updates
04.04.2011
 

SPECIAL lectures

Birgit Tremml held a special lecture on "Interkultureller Informations- und Technologietransfer zwischen den Philippinen, Japan und China 1565-1898".

EcoS Updates
22.03.2011
 

Libyan Lessons for North Korea

Prof. Rüdiger Frank discusses the probable interpretation by the North Korean leadership to recent bombing of Libya.

EcoS Online
15.12.2010
 

KOREA 2010

Frank, Rüdiger et al. (2010), Korea 2010: Politics, Economy and Society, Leiden: Brill.

EcoS Updates
09.12.2010
 

Kim Jong Un on Painting?

Prof. Rüdiger Frank discusses what to make of a recent leaked photo of what have deemed the first North Korean painting depicting Kim Jong Un.

EcoS Online
26.11.2010
 

Commentary

Prof. Rüdiger Frank comments on the current security situation in East Asia after artillery shelling in Korea on November 23rd.

EcoS Online
03.11.2010
 

ZDF interview

Prof. Rüdiger Frank gives answers on the current security crisis on the Korean peninsula and interpretes the motives of North Korea's actions.

EcoS Online
29.10.2010
 

Vienna Studies on East Asia Vol. I

Claudia Schmidhofer: Fakt und Fantasie. Das Japanbild in deutschsprachigen Reiseberichten 1854-1900, in Rüdiger Frank and Lukas Pokorny (Eds.): Vienna...

EcoS Updates
25.10.2010
 

ACADEMIC NETWORK: EastAsiaNet

Since October 2010, the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna is a member of EastAsiaNet, a network of leading European...

EcoS Updates