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The Kokuryukai (Black Dragon Society) and the Rise of Nationalism, Pan-Asianism, and Militarism in Japan, 1901-1925. In: International Journal of Asian Studies 11/2, 2014, pp. 125-160
Naval Memorials in Germany and Japan: Narratives of a “Clean War“ Represented in Public Space. In: The Journal of Northeast Asian History 11/1, 2014, pp. 7-43.
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Men in Metal: Representations of the Nation in Public Space in Meiji Japan, 1868-1912. In: Comparativ. Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung 19, 2009, 27-43.
[co-authored with Hirano Tatsushi and Stefan Säbel] Recent Developments in the Representation of National Memory and Local Identities: The Politics of Memory in Tsushima, Matsuyama, and Maizuru. In: Japanstudien 20: Regionalentwicklung und regionale Disparitäten (2008), pp. 247-277.
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The Construction of Regionalism in Modern Japan: Kodera Kenkichi and His “Treatise on Greater Asianism”, 1916. In: Modern Asian Studies 41/6, 2007, pp. 1261-1294.
Geschichtsrevisionismus in der Krise: das Ende des Schulbuchstreits in Japan? (Historical Revisionism in Crisis. The End of the History Textbook Controversy in Japan?). In: Internationale Schulbuchforschung/International Textbook Research 28/1 (2006), pp. 85-93.
日本的政治、回?和?史意? (Politics, Memory and Historical Consciousness in Japan). In: 二十一世紀 Twenty-First Century (The Chinese University of HongKong), no. 90 (August 2005), pp. 32-39. Full text
Die Bedeutung der Epochenmarke 1868 in der Japanischen Geschichte: Restauration, Revolution, Reform (The Significance of the Cesure of 1868 in Japanese History: Restoration, Revolution, Reform). In: Saeculum. Jahrbuch fuer Universalgeschichte 56 (1/2005), pp. 69-104.
Politik, Erinnerung und Geschichtsbewusstsein in Japan(Politics, Memory and Historical Consciousness in Japan). In: Internationale Schulbuchforschung/International Textbook Research 27 (1/2005), pp. 23-36.
Abgrenzung, Ausgrenzung und Assimilierung: Historische Ansaetze von Gruppendefinitionen im modernen Japan (Demarcation, Exclusion, Assimilation. Mechanisms of Group Definitions in Modern Japan). In: Japanstudien. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Instituts fur Japanstudien 16 (2004), pp. 167-199.


岐路に立つ日本外交。第一次世界大戦における「人種闘争論」と「獨逸東漸論」 (Japanese Foreign Policy at a Crossroads: Discourse on ‘Racial Conflict’ and ‘The German Advance to the East’, 1917-1921). In: Kan-Nihonkai Kenkyu 8 (2002), pp. 1-20.

Japan in der internationalen Militarismusforschung (Japan in the International Debate on Militarism). In: Japanstudien. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Instituts fur Japanstudien 14 (2002), pp. 103-138.

[with Harald Conrad] Wohnen in Japan: Markt, Lebensformen, Wohnverhaltnisse (Living Conditions in Japan: Markets, Lifestyles, Forms of Dwelling). In: Japanstudien. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Instituts fur Japanstudien13 (2001), pp. 13-44.




東アジアと欧州における「戦後70年」(“70 Years After the War” in East Asia and Europe). In: 『季刊 戦争責任研究』Kikan Sensô Sekinin Kenkyû (Research on War Responsibility), no. 89 (December 2016).

Japan und Deutschland im Ersten Weltkrieg (Japan and Germany in the First World War). In: OAG Notizen 12/2014, pp. 10-45. Full text as PDF

Politics, Memory and Historical Consciousness in Japan. In: IJELP Special issue 2010 – Legitimation and Stability of Political systems – The contribution of National Narratives (2010), pp. 64-76.

在日ドイツ人の日本観――日本文化、神道と天皇のイメージに関する言説を中心に―― (The Japan image of Germans Living in Japan During the Meiji Period. The Image of Japanese Culture, Shinto and the Tennō). In: Kamizono – Journal of the Meiji Jingu Research Institute, No. 3 (2010), pp. 41-72.

Men in Metal: Representations of the Nation in Public Space in Meiji Japan, 1868-1912. In: Comparativ. Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung, vol. 19 (2009), pp. 27-43.

日独関係一五〇周年と日独関係史の研究 (The 150th Anniversary of Japanese-German Relations and Historical Research). In: 年報 日本現代史 Nenpô Nihon Gendaishi / Yearbook of Contemporary Japanese History vol. 14 (5/2009), pp. 215–31.

日本とドイツにおける歴史認識。その概念と実態 (Historical Consciousness in Japan and Germany. Conceptions and Reality). In: Kokuritsu Rekishi Minzoku Hakubutsukan Kenkyû Hôkoku (Bulletin of the National Museum of Japanese History), vol. 147, 12/2008, pp. 561-78.
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ドイツにおける「終戦」「敗戦」「解放」の記憶 (The Historical Memory of the “End of War“, “War Defeat” and “Liberation” in Germany and Japan). In: Yôroppa Kenkyû/European Studies no. 7 (2008), pp. 5–28.


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Ein Ersatz fur den Yasukuni-Schrein? Die Diskussion um eine neue Gedenkstatte fur Japans Kriegsopfer (A Substitute for the Yasukuni Shrine? (The Recent Discussion About a New Memorial to Commemorate Japan’s War Dead). In: Nachrichten der Gesellschaft fur Natur- und Volkerkunde Ostasiens (NOAG), vol. 175/176 (2004), pp. 59-91.

大正初期における日本の政軍関係 (Civil-military relations in Taisho Japan). In: Jinmin no Rekishigaku vol. 158 (2003), pp. 27-42.

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日本の大陸進出とシベリア出兵 . 帝国主義拡張の「間接支配構想」をめぐって. (Japan’s Expansion on the Asian Continent and the Siberian Intervention: ‘Informal Empire’ in the Japanese Imperialism). In: Kanazawa Daigaku Keizaigakubu Ronshu (Kanazawa University, Faculty of Economics, Economic Review) vol. 19, No. 1 (12/1998), pp. 259-290.




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(with Inoki Takenori, Suzuki Sadami und Thomas Conlon) (round table talk/zadankai) 日本研究の過去・現在・未来 (Past, Present and Future of Japanese Studies)
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