After the first two successful workshop in June 2017 at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan (see our report) and in November 2017 at Leipzig University (see our report), the 3rd International Workshop “Japanese Videogames Between the Local and the Global”, part of the PaJaKo project, is taking place on April 17th, 2018 at Leipzig University.

The workshop gathers PhD students from Ritsumeikan University and Leipzig University. The event is free and open to the public.


April 17th, 2018, 13h – 18h


Room S 202, Institute of East Asian Studies, Schillerstraße 6


13:00-14:30: Konstantin Freybe, Leipzig University; Yasuo Kawasaki, Ritsumeikan University

14:30-14:45: Break

14:45-16:15: Cäcilia Sauer, Leipzig University; Kyohei Ito, Ritsumeikan University

16:15-16:30: Break

16:30-18:00: Luca Bruno, Leipzig University; Goki Atoyama, Ritsumeikan University

Moderated by: Prof. Hiroshi Yoshida, Ritsumeikan University


Co-organized by: Institute of East Asian Studies, Leipzig University / jGames Initiative / Graduate School for Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University / Ritsumeikan Center for Game Studies

Sponsored by: Erasmus+ / DAAD / JSPS