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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

(Invitation from Heidelberg) Lecture and expert discussion “Sustainable urban innovation in Japan and Germany“ October 8, 2021

Deadlines/Event Dates October 13, 2021

For this online-event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 we will invite the mayor of Heidelberg city, Prof. Würzner to elaborate in an input lecture on examples of innovative projects in Heidelberg and to discuss with researchers in related fields from Japan and Germany about aspects of innovation, sustainability and the demand of a changing society towards urban spaces.

The event is organized by the Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK) in cooperation with the German Science and Innovation Forum (DWIH) Tokyo and with the support of Heidelberg city. Language of the event are Japanese and English (simultaneous interpretation will be provided).


Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Time: 18:00 – 19:00 (Japan time)


Input lecture:

Heidelberg: Sustainable city of the future

Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner


Comments and discussion about the central question:

What urban spaces do changing societies and working structures require?


Prof. Yukiko Uchida (Kyoto University)

Philipp Schulz (Urban Office of Heidelberg University)

Prof. em. Waro Kishi (Architect/Kyoto University of The Arts; em. Kyoto Institute of Technology and Kyoto University)


For more information about the even, please also see the HUOK website:


To receive an access link (Zoom) for the event, please register via email to the HUOK by Monday, October 11, 2021 via below email address:


We would be glad, if many of you could join us for this event. Feel free to forward this information also to those who might be interested.


Should you have questions about the event, please do not hesitate to contact the HUOK.


Kind regards,


Sabine Schenk

Yoko Iki


Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK)