Speaker - Wolfram Manzenreiter

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Wolfram Manzenreiter is Assistant Professor at the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, where he lectures on modern Japanese society. His major research interests are concerned with the social and economic implications of sport and popular culture in contemporary Japan. He is author of several books and articles on popular culture, leisure and sport in Japan. Currently he is working on a new book entitled Sport and Nation in Japan. In addition to the co-edited volumes with John Horne, Football Goes East (2004) and Japan, Korea and the 2002 World Cup (2002), his recent works include the monographs The Social Construction of Japanese Mountaineering (2000), and Pachinko Monogatari: Japan's Gambling Industry (1998), both published in German.

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Sports and Soft Power

10.06.07 | 01:22:50 min | 0 comments