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Time & Date Title
25 July, 2014

EUIJ Symposia Series
"EP Elections 2014"- EU Citizens and A future of the EU -

Venue: Lecture Room, 21st Century Plaza1
on Hakozaki Campus, Kyushu University
※See handouts here
*Prof. Thomas Christiansen (Maastricht University)
*Prof. Masami Kodama (Kurume University)
*Associate Prof. Yuichi Morii (The University of Tokyo)
*Prof. Stephen Day (Oita University)

17 April, 2014


EUIJ-Symposia Series
"The Secret of Successful Businesses; Trust, Culture, and Family Involvement"

Venue: Nishitetsu Grand Hotel, Houou Room
*English with simultaneous interpretation, Admission free



Time & Date Title
7 Feb 2014
EUIJ-Kyushu & NECA International Symposium
"Cyber Security; Strategic Cooperation between Europe and Japan in the Security of Control Systems"

Date: 7 February 2014, Friday 13:00-17:30 Venue: Seinan Community Center Hall, Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka

5 Jul 2013

"Korea's experiences of FTAs and Suggestions to Japan"

Venue: "Arena Hall", ACROS Fukuoka 1F
Speaker: Mr. Seong Dae Cho
Research Fellow, Korea International Trade Association


12 Apr 2013

"The ECJ and European Integration "

Venue: Kyushu University Law Faculty Bldg 2F "Large Conference Room"
Lecturer: Sir David Edward; Former Judge at the European Court of Justice; Emeritus Professor, Edinburgh University



Time & Date Title
2 Mar 2012

EUIJ-Kyushu Symposia Series
"Defending Social Europe"

Venue: Seinan Community Centre


15 Feb 2013
EUIJ-Kyushu - NECA International Symposium
"The Strategic Cooperation between the EU and Japan for the Development of Smart Community and the Safety of Electrical Control System"
Venue: International Conference Hall, ACROS Fukuoka
4 Dec 2012
EUIJ-Kyushu Symposium―Environment and Energy Series No.2
"Efficient Energy for the Benefit of Present and Future Generations"

Venue: "Arena Hall", ACROS Fukuoka 1F
Speaker: Professor Tomas Kåberger, the Chairman of the Executive Board of Japan Renewable Energy Foundation, the former Director General of the Swedish Energy Agency

10 Jul 2012
"From Confrontation to Global Partnership: Europe and Japan"

Speaker: Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Venue: 21 Century Plaza I, Hakozaki Rikei-chiku; Lecture Room on 1F
Language: Japanese only

14 Jun 2012
"Japan and the EU"

Speaker: Hideaki Kuramitsu, Director, European Policy Division, European Affairs Bureau, MOFA
Venue: Bunkei, Room 101
Language: Japanese only
Organized by Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Co-organized with EUIJ-Kyushu
1 Jun 2012
"The Europeanization of Contract Law and its Significance for Asia"

Speaker: Jürgen Basedow, Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg and Professor at the University of Hamburg
Venue: Large Meeting Room, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Language: English only
25 May 2012
"Defining the responsibility of Internet Intermediaries in the multi-level governance of digital rights: the ambiguous role of the EU Court of Justice"

Presented by Professor Antonia Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Faculty of Law, Stockholm University
Venue: Large Conference Room, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Language: English only

24 May 2012
"Three Ways in which the EU May Enhance Stability in Asia"

Speaker: Dr. Kjell Engelbrekt, Swedish National Defence College
Discussant: Dr. Ting Wai, Hong Kong Baptist University
Venue: EUIJ-Kyushu Meeting Room, Kyushu University
Language: English only

21 May 2012
"Economic Analysis of M&A Laws in France and in The United States"

Presented by Georges A. Cavalier
Associate Professor of Law, University of Lyon
Venue: Lecture Room 1, 21st Century Plaza 2F, Kyushu University
Language: English only
12 Apr 2012
"Innovation Strategies for Multinational Countries: the EU versus Asia"

Presented by Professor Erik Vermeulen (Tilburg University)
Venue: Nishitetsu Grand Hotel, Plaisir Room
16:00-18:00 Lecture
18:00-19:00 Networking
Language: English (with Simultaneous Interpretation)
Co-organized with Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry

2 Apr 2012
"Immigration Challenges in the EU, in Germany and in Japan"

Venue: KKR Hotel Hakata
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dietrich Thränhardt
Universität Münster, Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Language: Japanese & English (consecutive interpreting)
Co-organized with Japanisch-Deutsche Gesellschaft West-Japan



Time & Date Title
27 Feb 2012
EUIJ-Kyushu Environment & Energy Series: No. 1
"IKEA's Sustainability and Ground Heating"
Venue: Centennial Hall Kyushu University School of Medicine
Co-Organized with IKEA
Supported by Fukuoka EU Association

27 Feb 2012
"Diversification du 'travail' et Droit"
Speaker: Professor Antoine Lyon-Caen (L'université Paris Ouest, Naterre La Defense)
Venue: Salle de conférence, 5ème étage de l'Institut franco-japonais du Kyushu

21 Nov 2011
"International Academic Collaboration between Europe and Kyushu University"
Speakers: Professors from Lund and Georg Agricola Universities and faculty and staff from the International Education Program and EU Centre, Kyushu University
20 Nov 2011
"Unexpected ideas meets unexpected age: From Celt to EU"
Speaker: Dr. Toshiyuki Takamiya, Professor Emeritus, Keio University
Venue: Fukuoka Women's University
7 Nov 2011
"The Debt Crisis in the Eurozone and EU Insitutional Response"
Speaker: Professor Ivo Slosarcik, Charles University, Prague
Venue: Large Conference Room, Faculty of Law、Kyushu University
Language: English only
8 Oct 2011
Denmark & Scandinavian Month 2011 Seminar
"Denmark-the World's Happiest Country:
Why is Danish policy on welfare and natural energy so successful?"
Presented by Mikio Chouami, Director, Education & Culture Laboratory
1 Oct 2011
Japan-Korea Strait College Symposium
"Possibility of Cooperation beyond the Straits: Japan-Korea and EU"
Co-sponsored by the Research Center for Korean Studies and EUIJ-Kyushu

26 Jul 2011
"EU Energy Laws"
Presented by Assoc. Professor Steven Van Uytsel (Kyushu University)
Venue: Cosmosquare Hotel and Congress, Osaka
In cooperation with EUIJ-Kansai
20 & 25 Jul 2011 "The Danger of the Break-Up of Belgium and the Increasing Unity of Europe: Contradictory Dynamics?"
Presented in English by Professor Dimitri Vanoverbeke (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
20: 9:00-10:10 Kyushu University: Ito Campus
25: 15:00-16:30 Hakozaki Campus Culture Café
2 Jul 2011
"Euro and the Future of European Integration"
Speakers: Professor S. Tanaka (Chuo University) and Professor M. Kodama (Kurume University)
Discussants: Professor K. Iwata and Professor M. Hachiya (both from Kyushu University)
Moderator: Professor S. Onoe (Seinan Gakuin University)
Venus: Seinan Community Center Hall

21 Jun 2011
"Consumer Protection in the EU"
Presented by Associate Professor Stefan Wrbka, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University
Venue: Conference Room 3, Law Faculty
Langualge: English only
10 Jun 2011
"European Union Integration: Inspiration for East Asia"
Presented by Mr. Stefan Huber, Minister-Counsellor & Deputy Head, Delegation of the EU to Japan
Venue: International Hall, Kyushu University
Language: English with consecutive interpretation
7 Jun 2011
CSPA Seminar "Governance of the EU"
Presented by Mr. Enrico D'Ambrogio, European Parliament Director General for Communication, Audiovisual Unit
Venue: EUIJ-Kyushu Meeting Room/
Language: English only
7 Jun 2011
"The European Parliament in a United Europe: 50 Years of Growth & Peace"
Presented by Mr. Enrico D'Ambrogio, European Parliament Director General for Communication, Audiovisual Unit
Venue: Lecture Room 104, Kyushu University
Language: English with consecutive interpretation
6 Jun 2011 "The European Parliament in a United Europe: 50 Years of Growth & Peace"
Presented by Mr. Enrico D'Ambrogio, European Parliament Director General for Communication, Audiovisual Unit
■10:40-12:10 at Seinan Gakuin University
■14:40-16:10 at Fukuoka Women's University
18 Apr 2011
"EU Institutions"
Speaker: Associate Professor M. Fenwick, Kyushu University
Venue: 21st Century Plaza, Lecture Room 1
13 Jan 2011 "Mining in Germany - An Overview on the Strategic Situation"

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jurgen Kretschmann, President, Technische Fachhochshule Georg Agricola, Germany
Earth Resource Seminar, Department of Earth Resource Engineering, Kyushu University

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