M.Sc. Asuka Ashida





Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD): The politics of implementation in Germany and Japan

This dissertation project looks into the global-local linkage and investigates how the ideas in the international environmental convention on biological diversity are translated into national policy in the respective countries. Furthermore, it aims to identify the factors that influence this translation process and outputs.



Ashida, A. „Global-local linkage in biodiversity policy: Case of Japan“ Presentation for the Subject Group: Politics, Vereinigung für sozialwissenschaftliche Japanforschung (VSJF) Jahrestagung, Frankfurt a.M, 2010.

Ashida, A. ”Defining Content and Materiality Issues in Sustainability Reporting –A Survey of Japanese Companies” 15th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference. July 2009, The Netherlands


Stipendien und Preise

2011STIBET Scholarship TUM Graduate School
2010-2011DAAD Promotionsstipendium
2007-2009Utrecht Excellence Scholarship

Franklin College Merit Scholarship

2004Academic Area Award for German at Franklin College Switzerland