Christina Ellensohn holds an M.A. in Japanese Studies (2012) from the University of Vienna. She studied Japanese at the University of Vienna and Tokyo Metropolitan University and did an internship in Minami Ōsawa Hoikuen. She currently serves as the director of the day-care facility Kinder- und Familientreff Bifang. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kim Kwok holds a B.A. in Social Sciences (Chinese University of Hong Kong), an M.A. in Migration Studies (University of Sussex) and a PhD in Chinese Studies (University of Vienna). She is currently a lecturer in the Community College of City University, Hong Kong, teaching courses on contemporary China and in social work. Her research interests are Chinese migration, identity and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and contemporary Chinese society. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Václav Linkov holds an M.Sc. in Discrete Mathematics, an M.A. Psychology and a PhD in Social Psychology from Masaryk University, Brno. During his Psychology studies he spent five semesters as a student of Asian languages in Seoul, Táiběi and Wǔhàn. He has worked as a mathematics teacher and database programmer. He is currently a PhD student in Asia-Pacific Studies at National Chengchi University. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peter Mühleder is a PhD candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies (Japanese Studies) at the University of Vienna. He holds an M.A. in Japanese Studies (2011) from the University of Vienna. In 2012, he was awarded the Monbukagakushō Scholarship from the Ministry of Education in Japan in order to conduct research for his dissertation project at the University of Tokyo. His current research focuses on public intellectuals and critical thought in Japanese mass media. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Jani Juhani Mustonen obtained his B.A. from the University of Helsinki, majoring in Chinese and minoring in Political Economics. In 2012, he acquired an M.A. in East Asian Economy and Society from the University of Vienna. He has studied Chinese in Helsinki, Wǔhàn and Běijīng. He is currently working with Chinese immigration issues at the Embassy of Finland in Běijīng. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lukas Pokorny is Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. His current research focuses on 16th century Neo-Confucianism, local religious histories, and millenarian beliefs in new religious movements (East Asia and beyond). He conducted extensive field research in China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam as well as study and research stays at Yonsei University, Tokai University, Kyoto University, Peking University, and Beijing Language and Culture University. Mr Pokorny has taught at several universities, including the University of Vienna, Georg-August University in Göttingen, Charles University in Prague, Masaryk University in Brno, Comenius University in Bratislava, and Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Elisabeth Schneeweiss holds a B.A. in Japanese Studies (2009) and an M.A. in East Asian Economy and Society (2011), both from the University of Vienna. From 2008 to 2009 she spent a year at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. She is currently pursuing an M.Sc. in Environmental Technology and International Affairs at the Diplomatic Academy Vienna in co-operation with Vienna University of Technology. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.