Christian Gerhard Winkler

Department of International Relations LawAssociate Professor

Degree

  • 修士(日本学), ミュンヘン大学
  • 博士(日本学), ミュンヘン大学

Field of study

  • Humanities & social sciences, Politics, Politics
  • Humanities & social sciences, Politics, Japanese Politics

Career

  • Oct. 2018 - Present
    Seinan Gakuin University, Faculty of Law, Associate Professor
  • Sep. 2015 - Sep. 2018
    Hokkaido University, Associate Professor
  • Dec. 2010 - Aug. 2015
    German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ), Social Science Section, Senior Research Fellow
  • Apr. 2010 - Sep. 2010
    Chuo University, Faculty of Policy Studies, Visiting Researcher

Educational Background

  • Oct. 2006 - Aug. 2009, Munich University (LMU), Department of Japanese Studies, PhD in Japanese Studies
  • Nov. 2000 - Jul. 2006, Munich University (LMU), Department of Japanese Studies, M.A. in Japanese Studies

Papers

Miscellaneous

Books and other publications

Lectures, oral presentations, etc.

  • The Politics of Constitutional Reform
    Christian G. Winkler
    西南コミュニティーカレッジ:ニュースの中の法と政治/ニュースの外の法と政治, Nov. 2023
  • Contemplating Conservatism in Postwar Japan
    Christian G. Winkler
    Rethinking Postwar Japanese Politics, Jul. 2023, Invited
  • Amending the Japanese Constitution: New Directions or Back to the Future?
    Winkler, Chris
    European Association for Japanese Studies Conference 2021, Aug. 2021
  • Déjà vu all over again? Conservatism in the Age of Identity Politics
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    Hokkaido University MJSP Lecture Series, Oct. 2019, Invited
  • The effects of electoral reform on Japanese parties' election platforms
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    Japanese Political Science Association Conference 2019, Oct. 2019
  • The Proposer or the Proposal? Estimating Attitudes Towards Constitutional Amendment in Japan
    Kenneth Mori McElwain; Christian G. Winkler; Shusei Eshima
    American Political Science Association Conference 2019, Aug. 2019, APSA
  • Populism in Japan: Explanations for National-Level Failure and Sub- National Success
    JCPS 2019, Mar. 2019
  • Populism in Japan: Explanations for national-level failure and sub-national success
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    JCPS 2019, Mar. 2019
  • The Times They are Changing in Japan: Electoral Policies between Change and Stability
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD; Naoko Taniguchi
    IPSA 2018 Brisbane, Jul. 2018
  • 日本国憲法改正論:改正への支持の事態とその要因
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    JCPS 2018, Mar. 2018
  • 比較観点からの戦後日本の保守主義
    ウィンクラー; クリスティアン ゲルハード
    戦前と戦後日本の保守主義「史」の可能性, Feb. 2018
  • Amending the Japanese Constitution: Recent trends in the debate over a constitutional amendment
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS) 2017, Sep. 2017
  • The Impact of Political System Reform on Party Politics
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    JCPS 2017, Mar. 2017
  • An International Comparison of Party Manifestos
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    Japanese Political Science Association 2016 Conference, Oct. 2016
  • Interest, idea, or ideology? Determinants of party positions on regional inequality
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD; HIJINO Ken
    JCPS 2016, Sep. 2016
  • Constitutional Pathways of Fiscal Federalism
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD; MORI MCELWAIN; KENNETH
    American Political Science Association Conference 2016, Sep. 2016
  • How to amend the Japanese Constitution? A look back at 70 years of amendment proposals
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    Keio-Reischauer Joint Research Project Second Workshop “Making We the People”, Jul. 2016, Invited
  • A comparative perspective on Japan’s ‘turn to the right’
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    Japanese Studies Association of Australia Conference 2015, Jul. 2016
  • 「中位投票者」の変動に関する国際比較・政党公約データを用いたパネルデータ分析
    谷口直子; 渋谷壮紀
    日本選挙学会2016年度大会, May 2016
  • An Analysis of Median Voter Sentiments
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD; Taniguchi Naoko; Shibutani Soki
    Japan Electoral Studies Association 2016 Conference, May 2016
  • Die LDP unter Abe II? Zurueck in die gute alte Zeit?
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    16. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag, Aug. 2015
  • Die LDP unter Abe II? Zurueck in die gute alte Zeit?
    16. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag, Aug. 2015
  • Partnership, Profit or Peril? Changing Depictions of China in the LDP's Election Platforms
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    AAS-in-Asia 2016 Conference, Jun. 2015
  • Japanese Parties in a Global Context: An International Comparison through Manifesto Coding
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD; Taniguchi Naoko
    Japan Electoral Studies Association 2015 Conference, May 2015
  • The Promise of a Happy Family in the LDP’s election platforms 1956 through 2013
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    European Association of Japanese Studies 2014 Conference, Aug. 2014
  • The Promise of a Happy Family between Materialism and Modernity: An Analysis of Japanese Party Manifestos
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    13th Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies, Aug. 2014
  • Getting the Right Drift: Japanese Elites’ Move to
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    AAS-in-Asia Conference 2014, Jul. 2014
  • Blast from the Past? A Closer Look at the Rise of Japan’s Political Right
    WINKLER CHRISTIAN GERHARD
    Temple University Japan Campus, Feb. 2014, Invited

Courses

  • 政治史
    西南学院大学
  • 英書講読
    西南学院大学
  • Society and Institutions II
    東京大学
  • Introduction to Japanese Society
    北海道大学
  • Constitution and Constitutionalism in Japan
    北海道大学
  • Energy and Environmental Issues
    北海道大学
  • Introduction to Japanese Politics
    西南学院大学、北海道大学、法政大学
  • 地域研究(アジア太平洋)
    西南学院大学
  • English Readings IV (2)
    Seinan Gakuin University
  • Area Studies I (Asia and Pacific)
    Seinan Gakuin University
  • History of Politics
    Seinan Gakuin University
  • Japan's Constitution in the Context of Postwar Politics
    Sophia University
  • Japanese Politics
    Hosei University
  • Society and Institutions of Postwar Japan
    University of Tokyo
  • Japanese for Academic Purposes: Japanese politics terminology
    Hokkaido University
  • Energy and Environmental Issues in Japan
    Hokkaido University
  • Intellectual History of Postwar Japan
    Hokkaido University
  • Constitution and Constitutionalism in Japan
    Hokkaido University
  • Advanced Readings II: Political Economy
    Hokkaido University
  • Introduction to Japanese Society
    Hokkaido University
  • Introduction to Japanese Politics
    Hokkaido University
  • Society and Institutions II
    University of Tokyo
  • Japanese for Academic Purposes IIB Japanese Politics terminology
    Hokkaido University
  • 実践日本語ⅡB
    北海道大学
  • Introduction to Japanese Studies IV Political Economy B
    Hokkaido University
  • 日本制度論II
    北海道大学
  • Japanese Political Economy (Theory and Practice) II
    Hokkaido University
  • Foundations of Postwar Politics: Constitution and Constitutionalism
    Hokkaido University
  • Energy policy and environmental issues in Japan
    Hokkaido University

Academic society affiliations

  • JAPANESE CONFERENCE FOR THE STUDY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT
  • JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF ELECTORAL STUDIES
  • JAPANESE POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS)
  • The Japanese Conference for the Study of Political Thought

Research Themes

Social Contribution Activities

  • Panel Discussion: The Future of Democracy I: Post-pandemic Democracy in Japan and Germany
    panelist
    JDZB, 29 Sep. 2021
  • Academic Lead, Japan Canada Academic Consortium Student Forum 2020
    others
    Japan Canada Academic Consortium, Seinan Gakuin University, Embassy of Canada, 15 Feb. 2020 - 20 Feb. 2020