David Chiavacci

David Chiavacci, Prof. Dr.

Professor in Social Science of Japan

Director Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Phone: +41 44 634 40 84

Telfax: +41 44 634 49 21

Room number: ZUB 4-417

david.chiavacci@aoi.uzh.ch

Office hours wednesday 16-18h, please contact the secretary
Current Lectures at the University of Zurich


Functions

  • Professor in Social Science of Japan, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich
  • Director of Studies, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich
  • Board member of the Swiss Society of Asian Studies
  • Speaker and member of the academic advisory council for Japan and Korea of the German Association for Asian Studies
  • Co-editor of the Japan yearbook of the German Association for Social Science Research on Japan
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal “Contemporary Japan” (German Institute for Japanese Studies) and of the journal “Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques” (Swiss Society of Asian Studies) as well as of the book series “Welten Ostasiens” (Swiss Society of Asian Studies)

Research interests

  • Political sociology, economic sociology and knowledge sociology of Japan
  • Immigration and immigration policy in Japan
  • Social structures and social inequality in Japan
  • Japanese society in comparative perspective

Academic career

  • 2017 Professor in Social Science of Japan, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • 2010 Associate Professor in Social Science of Japan, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • 2009 Professor for Modern Japanese Studies (substitution), Institute of East Asian Studies, University Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
  • 2005 – 2010 Reader and research fellow at the Institute of East Asian Studies, Free University Berlin (Germany)
  • 2003 – 2005 Reader and research fellow at the Institute of East Asian Studies and the Institute of Sociology, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • 2001 – 2003 Visiting research fellow at the Institute for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo (Japan)
  • 1998 – 2001 Teaching and research assistant at the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Publications

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Membership in scientific associations

  • German Association for Asian Studies (DGA)
  • European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS)
  • German-Japanese Society of Social Sciences (GJSSS)
  • Swiss Society of Asian Studies (SAG)
  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
  • German Association for Social Science Research on Japan (VSJF)

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日本学主任教授
Telephone: +41 44 634 40 84
Fax: +41 44 634 49 21
david.chiavacci@aoi.uzh.ch