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Martin Rathmann, Dipl.-Reg.-Wiss.

Graduate Student

Martin Rathmann, Dipl.-Reg.-Wiss.

Position

  • Ph.D. Candicate - Care Robotics in Aging Japan: The Mindset of Japanese Engineers (working title)

Contact information

Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 209
69115 Heidelberg
Germany

Email:
martin.rathmann@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de

Curriculum vitae

2014/10 –  Ph.D. Candidate, Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”; Germany

2011/08 – 2014/07 Coordinator for International Relations, JET Programme - Tokushima Prefectural Government

2004/10 – 2011/05 Diploma, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen; Germany

2007/03 – 2008/02 Exchange Semesters for Studying Japanese Language and Culture, Dokkyo University; Japan

2006/03 Harvard World Model United Nations, Peking University, China

 

Fellowships

2015/12 – 2016/11 Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates for Field Work at Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan

2015/08 Toshiba Foundation Grant for the Participation at the 26th Conference of the Japan Anthropology Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey

2010/09 DAAD PROMOS – Grant for the Mobility of German Students and Postgraduates for Research in Japan

2007/04 – 2008/03 JASSO Short-Term Student Exchange Promotion Program Scholarship for the Exchange Semester at the Dokkyo University, Japan

 

Awards

2016. Best Paper Award, 3rd International Conference on Universal Village in Nagoya, Japan

2014. JET Kizuna Ambassador for the Ministry for Internal Affairs and Communication of Japan [JET絆大使]

2014. Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador for Tokushima Prefecture, Japan [徳島県友好親善大節]

 

Memberships

Graduate Member of the Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences (HGGS)

Member of Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS)

Member of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)

Committee Member of the Technical Committee on Robot Therapy, System Integration Division, Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE RAT)

Member of the Research Consortium of the Intimate and the Public Sphere (RCIP)

Member of the Kyoto International Consortium for Asian Studies (KICAS)

Selected publications

2016. Rathmann, Martin. "高齢化社会と向き合う日本における介護ロボットロボットテクノロジーの技術的かつ社会的な実現可能性に関する調査 [Care Robots in Aging Japan: A Survey on the Technical and Social Feasibility of Robot Technology]. Proceedings of the 17回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会 [17th SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference], 15-17 December 2016, Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo.

2016. Rabe, B. and M. Rathmann. “Ready for the “Robot Revolution? Japan’s Attempts to Solve Societal Issues by the Implementation of Advanced Robotics”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Universal Village, 6-8 October 2016, Nagoya University, Nagoya. (Winner of the “Best Paper Award”)

2016. Rathmann, Martin. Conference 2015 Report. Japan Anthropology Workshop Newsletter, No. 51, p. 42-45. (pdf)

2015. Rathmann, Martin. “Care Robots for an Over-Aging Society: A Technical Solution for Japan’s Demographic Problem?”. Proceedings of the 8th Next Generation Global Workshop, 1-3 August 2015, Kyoto University, Kyoto. (pdf)

2014. Rathmann, Martin. “The Mindset of Japanese Engineers within the Field of Care Robotics. Robotics in Aging Japan”. Proceedings of the 7th Next Generation Global Workshop, 1-3 December 2014, Kyoto University, Kyoto.

2014. Rathmann, Martin. "ロボット開発における相違の理由ドイツと日本 [Reasons for Development Differences in Robotics: Germany and Japan]. Proceedings of the 15回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会 [15th SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference], 15-17 December 2014, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo.

2013. Rathmann, Martin. " Cultural Difference in Robotics: Japan and Germany. An Overview". Working Papers kultur- und techniksoziologische Studien, WPktS 03/2013. (pdf)

2012. Rathmann, Martin. "Kulturelle Unterschiede in der Robotik: Japan und Deutschland. Ein Überblick". Working Papers kultur- und techniksoziologische Studien, WPktS 01/2012. (pdf)

 

Presentations

2016. Rathmann, Martin. "高齢化社会と向き合う日本における介護ロボット:ロボットテクノロジーの技術的かつ社会的な実現可能性に関する調査 [Care Robots in Aging Japan: A Survey on the Technical and Social Feasibility of Robot Technology]. Paper presented at the17回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会 [17th SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference], 15-17 December 2016, Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo.

2016. Rabe, B. and M. Rathmann. “Ready for the “Robot Revolution? Japan’s Attempts to Solve Societal Issues by the Implementation of Advanced Robotics”. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Universal Village, 6-8 October 2016, Nagoya University, Nagoya.

2015. Rathmann, Martin. “Technology and Demographic Change, with Visions and Concepts for Future Technology (e.g. robot-assisted society)”. Paper presented at the 26th Japan Anthropology Workshop 2015, 1-4 September 2015, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.

2015. Rathmann, Martin. “Care Robots for an Over-Aging Society: A Technical Solution for Japan’s Demographic Problem?”. Paper presented at the 8th Next Generation Global Workshop, 1-3 August 2015, Kyoto University, Kyoto. (pdf)

2014. Rathmann, Martin. “The Mindset of Japanese Engineers within the Field of Care Robotics”. Paper presented at the 7th Next Generation Global Workshop, 1-3 December 2014, Kyoto University, Kyoto.

2014. Rathmann, Martin. "ドイツにおける介護ロボットの状況 [The Situation of Care Robots in Germany]. Paper presented at the15回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門講演会 [15th SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference], 15-17 December 2014, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo.

2012. Rathmann, Martin. “ドイツからみた日本のロボットならびにドイツ-日本の国際協力” [Japanese Robot Development from a German Perspective and International Exchange]. Paper presented at the 計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門ロボット・セラピー部会 7回研究成果学生発表会 [SICE SI Technical Committee on Robot Therapy 7th Student Research Result Presentation Meeting], 17 February 2012, Takushoku University, Tokyo.

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