Online Conference “Continuity and Change 10 years after 3.11“ (2021-03-19)


On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and the subsequent catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011, the VSJF Annual Conference 2021 focuses on the long-term effects of the triple disaster on Japanese politics and society. The one-day online conference offers three panels, which are devoted to change and continuity in energy policy (1), life in the Tōhoku areas hit hardest by the triple disaster (2), and interactions between civil society and the state (3).

The Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB) and the German Association for Social Science Research in Japan (VSJF), in cooperation with the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) and supported by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung and Universität Zürich, would like to invite you and your colleagues to the VSJF Annual Conference 2021 on

Continuity and Change 10 years after 3.11

On Friday, March 19, 2021, 09:00 – 17:00 (CET) / 17:00 – 01:00 (JST)

You will find a detailed description of the three panels and a program on the registration website.

The conference will be held in English.
For your virtual participation via ZOOM please use the online registration website.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the virtual Japanese-German Center Berlin.