Dr. Fabian Schäfer
Senior Researcher and Lecturer URPP Asia and Europe
University of Zurich
T: +41 44 63 45225
In 2003 Fabian Schäfer completed his studies in Japanese Studies, Philosophy, and Journalism and received his doctorate at the University of Leipzig with his work on The Origins of Media and Communication Studies in Prewar Japan: Early Theoretical Approaches to the Press, Journalism and Public Opinion, 1920–1937 in 2008. He was a fellow of the Japan Foundation at the Tokyo University and a postdoctoral-fellow at the University of Leiden. 2005–2012 he worked as a lecturer in the East Asian Institute at University of Leipzig.