Symposium: Hate Speech and Discrimination in Contemporary Japan

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We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a symposium on the topic of “Hate Speech & Discrimination in Contemporary Japan”:

  • Prof. Dr. Naoto Higuchi (Tokushima University / FAU Visiting Professor)
    Japan’s Postcolonial Hate Speech: Why Koreans Become Targeted by Hate Groups
  • Dr. Ayaka Löschke (Zurich University / LMU Munich)
    The “Preemptive” Approach to Hate Speech: Implementation of Japan’s Hate Speech Law
  • Dr. Kayo Onishi (DAAD Fellow at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)
    Unraveling a Gendered Effect on Legislative Speeches – Do Women Get more Interrupted than Men?
  • Tamara Fuchs, M.A. (FAU-Erlangen Nürnberg)
    Hate Speech Against Female Politicians on Japanese Twitter: A Corpus Linguistic Analysis.

For their cooperation and support, we would also like to thank:


Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Location: Konrad-Zuse-Straße 3-5, 91052 Erlangen (SR 00.030)