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Lunch with Professor David Chiavacci, University of Zurich

Prof. Dr. David Chiavacci

Mercator professor for Japanology at the University of Zurich

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 12:00 - 14:00
  • Zunfthaus zur Waag
    Münsterhof 8
    8001 Zürich
  • Prof. Dr. David Chiavacci University of Zurich
  • Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

The cost of the Lunch is of CHF 90.-- per person, to be paid in cash only at the event (full no-show charge in case of cancellation later than 5 days before the event)


  • 12:00 Apéro
  • 12:15 Professor Dr. David Chiavacci, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies speaks on the topic: “New migration and migration policy in Japan”
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 14.00 Ending

David Chiavacci

Professor Chiavacci is the Mercator professor for Japanology at the University of Zurich. His research focuses on:

  • political sociology, economic sociology and knowledge sociology in Japan
  • immigration and immigration policy in Japan
  • social structures and social inequality in Japan
  • comparative society studies with focus on Japan.

In his academic career, professor Chiavacci has been an academic assistant at the University of Zurich, a visiting scholar at the Institute for Law and Politics at the University of Tokyo and at the Seminar for East Asian Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. He has been professor for modern Japan studies at the Univ. of Duisburg Essen and since 2010 he is full professor in Zurich.