u:japan lecture: "Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in Japan" - Michael Strausz (TCU)

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Dear H-Japan list member,

the Department of East Asian Studies – Japanese Studies at University of Vienna would like to draw your attention to the upcoming u:japan lecture:

Michael Strausz
“Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in Japan”

Date and time: Thursday 2021-12-02, 18:30~20:00 (CET, UTC/GMT +1h)
The Zoom Meeting will be open from 18:15 (CET).

In this virtual lecture, Michael Strausz (Texas Christian University) provides context to recent developments in Japanese immigration policy – particularly the December 2018 decision to admit more than 300,000 foreign manual laborers, the immigration policy response to the COVID pandemic, and the role of immigration in the 2021 House of Representatives election.

For more information on speaker, abstract of the lecture and future events of u:japan lectures, please follow the link below:


Please read the “Instructions and Netiquette” before joining the lecture at the bottom of the homepage.

Join the lecture via Zoom Meeting:

Link: https://univienna.zoom.us/j/92685704657?pwd=bzFXNmJ2MmVJbUJGN1NpamI1Q0p1dz09
Meeting-ID: 926 8570 4657
PW: 533498

We are looking forward to host you!
With kind regards,
Bernhard Leitner and Florian Purkarthofer


PS: If you missed a lecture or want to review, head to our recorded lectures section: https://japanologie.univie.ac.at/ujapanlectures/records/


u:japan lectures

Department of East Asian Studies / Japanese Studies

University of Vienna

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