VISITOR | Franz Waldenberger, Director DIJ Tokyo


Franz Waldenberger, Director of our cooperation partner DIJ Tokyo, paid a visit to our offices on September 7. 

In an extended meeting, Ralph Lützeler, Wolfram Manzenreiter, Franz Waldenberger, Sebastian Polack-Rottmann and Barbara Holthus (left to right on the 2nd picture) discussed details of the joint organization of the upcoming VSJF 2017 conference and opportunities for joint research on regional Japan.

The partnership has existed since 2013 and has spawned international conferences (Deciphering the Social DNA of Happiness: Life Course Perspectives from Japan) as well as numerous joint courses and seminars.