On the left photo, with Takahiro (the maiko/geisha) in Gion district, Kyoto, 2006. On the right, at the podium in the Nagata kisha club, the Japanese Prime Minister's Official Residence, 2007.
At the University of British Columbia, Canada, July 1996: From left: Meredith Watts, Klaus Wasmund, Peter Suedfeld and me. From right: Klaus Wasmund, Meredith Watts, and me.
At the Conferenceon
Youth and Violence,University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, August 1996.
From left: Meredith Watts, Dick and Peg Braungart. I am presenting the case of Japan
With two Prime Ministers:
Discussing world politics with a "real" Prime Minister (Hosokawa Morihiro, in the photos on the left).
And posing with a "Shadow Cabinet" Prime Minister (Hatoyama Yukio, in the photo on the right). With me in the photo on the left are, from left to right, Kohata Kodo (a member of the lower house of the Japanese Diet and a life-time friend), Chaim Choshen, me, Hatoyama, Richard Zgusta, David Morris, and Leon ter Beek (of The Netherlands).
With adorable Angela Kindervater during the 2002 Berlin meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Germany.
On the left, with Ervin Staub during a visit to the Auschwitz Camp, Poland, July 1997 (photo taken by Peter Suedfeld).
In the right photo with me is the late Jacob Bercovitch (z"l), surrounded by Dani Bar-Tal and Sveta at the Pre-Galya era (Amsterdam, July 1999).
With the Sugimoris (Shinkichi & Chiharu), in the party for the publication of our edited book on political psychology in Japan (August 1999)
During the Interamerican Conference of Psychology (in Caracas, Venezuela, June 1999):
On the left, discussing recent survey results in political psychology in Japan. On the right, in front of the wall depicting the revolutionary
On the left with me is Arie Nadler (during the Mexico meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Cuernavaca, July 2001). On the right is Gideon Doron (z"l) and Ika, as we enjoy a jeep ride in the no-man-land in the beautiful Galil (Israel, December, 1997)
During the Durban (South Africa) Conference of the International Political Science Association: On the left photo with me is Menachem Hofnung; we pose in front of the sea and the city of Durban. The photo on the right includes also the other gang members from the Promised Land: Standing on the left is Menachem Hofnung, and sitting to his left are Shaul Kimhi, me, Uzi & Daphna Canetti-Nissim, and Michal Shamir) .
Dave Nachmias at the rolling Sushi's restaurant in Kyoto after lecturing at Doshisha University on public policy in Israel. (June 2004)
Linda Valenty, Tom Bryder, & Koichi E. Okamoto, chatting over the psychology of politics in Tom's great castle, Lund.
A view from beautiful Lund.
Pastoral Lund in July 2004.
Having a beer with Lauren Appelbaum and Henk Dekker.
With Peter Suedfeld and Phillis in the Chineses Noodle restaurant in Kyoto (August 2004).
Budapest, November 2004, during the Conference of the International Political Science Association's Research Committee on Political Socialization and Education in collaboration with the IPSA's Research Committee on Psycho-Politics & the International Sociological Association (RC10) on Information Society and Changing Political Culture: New Developments in Political Socialization and Education.
In front of the Hungarian Parliament, Budapest, 2004.
Tokyo, November 2004: In the photo on the left, with Peter Berton, Yakov Zinberg, and Hiroyuki Fukushima.
In the right photo, with Takaaki Sasaki and Kenichi
After tasting a LOT of the sake made in Fukushima Prefecture (Shinagawa Price Hotel, November 2004; thanks to Mr. T.).
General view of the multi-cultural city of Toronto (left) and the famous CN Tower (553,33m), the world's tallest building.
Just before taking the elevator to the top of the CN Tower (left) and looking down (on the right photo, these are really my shoes) while standing on the Tower's Glass Floor (which can withstand, so they say, the weight of 14 hippos. . . ).
With Paul Nesbitt-Larking and Gerda Lederer, in the book exhibition room.
With Don Sylvan.
Wondering what to order in the best restaurant in Toronto (from left to right):Peter Suedfeld, Luke ("face") Conway, and Jos Liht and wife.
in front of the Niagara Falls: With Peter Bull.
On the Danube with members of the political psychology section of ECPR. From left to right: Margreet Nuus, Paul Dekker, Peggy Schyns, Thalia Magioglou, Christ'l De Landtsheer, Henk Dekker, Natalya Krasnoboka, and me.
Exploring the center of Budapest (from left) Hans, Henk Dekker, Thalia Magioglou, Christ'l De Landtsheer, and me.
November 2005: Photos with selected young Diet members, members of the House of Representatives of the Japanese national Parliament. On the left, shaking hands with Liberal Democratic Party's member Yasuhide Nakayama, and posing (in the center) with Kiyomi Tsujimoto (of the Socialist Party) and (on the right photo) with one of Prime Minister Koizumi's children Yukari Sato (of the LDP).
November 2005: On the left photo, with Kyodo News' Editorial writer Takasumi Saikawa and Financial Japan's Hitomi Fukuba; On the right photo, with the head of the Political Desk of Asahi, Shuzo Mochida, after his talk in my class.
In front of Tour Eiffel in almost 0 degrees Celcious. In fron of the Arc de Triomphe at Champs-Elysees, and the Foundation Maison des Sciences de L'Homme before meeting the Director with Thalia Magioglou.
Tel Aviv, December 2005: In and outside the best Hummus restaurant with Lazi & Dorit Pnei-Gil (in the middle photo) and Menachem Hofnung (in the right photo).
Tel Aviv University, December 2005: In the left photo, with the late Gideon Doron (z"l).
Members of the Psycho-Politics Research Committee, faculty and students of Doshisha University's Faculty of Policy Studies in a traditional Japanese Restaurant in Kyoto before leaving for the International Political Science Association World Conference in Fukuoka, July 7, 2006. Standing from left: Yu Suzuki, Paul Dekker, Christ'l De Landtsheer, OF, Ilai and Zahava Alon, Michael Krasner, Asako Stone, Klaus Wasmund, Steen Sauberg, and Hans. Sitting from left: Aki Yamada, Shiho Miyajima, Ryo Yamada, Rina Kato, Masatsuna Yokomichi, Keiji Kawai, and Dan German.
During the International Political Science Association 2006 World Congress, Fukuoka, Japan. The photo on the left was taken following the business meeting of the Psycho-Politics Research Committee, July 11, 2006. Standing from left are William Walter Bostock, Robert E. Gilbert, Ilai Alon, Michael Krasner, Ofer Feldman, Philippe De Vries, Paul Dekker, Lasse Dencik, Steen Sauerberg, and Shaul Kimhi. Sitting in the front, from left to right, Dan German, Christ'l de Landtsheer, and Asako Stone. On the left, during one of the panel sessions: sitting from right to left, Robert Gilbert, William Bostock, Asako Stone, and me.
October 2006: On the left photo, after lecturing in the Polish Academy of Science, Institute of Psychology & the Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Poland, Warsaw. On the right, after completing a Polish Wild Mushroom Soup at the best Polish restaurant, with my lovely host Urszula (Ula) Jakubowska of the Warsaw School of Social Psychology.
On the left, in front of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial; at the center, beside the Umschlagplatz Monument; on the right, at the entrance to Warsaw University, Institute of Psychology.
In front of the Palac Kultury I Nauki (Cultural Palace), and on the top of the Palace (Warsaw, October 2006)
October/November 2006: On the left, with a long time research collaborator Christ'l De Landtsheer, after my lecture at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium; at the center, in front of the statue of Manneken Pis, Brussells; on the left, at the center of old Ghent.
November 2006: In front of the International Court of Justice, The Hague, The Netherlands.
November-December 2006, Israel: On the left photo, a general view of Tel Aviv from the hotel near the Mediterranean Sea's beach. In the photo at the center, with Marina and Arie Shulman. In the photo at the right, from left sitting Irit Weinberg, Ashi Nutovitz, me, Dorit and Lazi Pnei-Gil in a delicious Tel Aviv restaurant.
Tel Aviv: A general view and the view near the Mediterranean Sea's beach.
Closing 2006: Shiho-san on the left, Shoko-san with me at the center, and Yumi-san on the right.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Oregon, Portland. On the left, posing right after one of the panel sessions; at the center, with Orit Ichilov and Cheryl Koopman; on the right, sharing a moment during the party with, from left to right Shaul Kimhi, Maryse Touboul, and Christ'l de Landtsheer.
On the left with Tatiana Pishcheva, and on the right with Thalia Magioglou and Sonja Zmerli.
On the left photo, a general view. On the right photo, from left, Anthony King (Essex University, UK), me, and Antonio Natera (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain).
At the Museum of Anthropology of Xalapa.
On the left photo, shaking hands with Patricio Aylwin, former President of Chile. At the photo at the center (from left to right) Maria de los Angeles Fernandez (Fundacion Chile 21, Chile), Amalendu Misra (Lancaster University, UK), President Aylwin, and me. On the right photo, during the reception at Veracruz Governor Residence, with the Governor Fidel Herrera Beltran (second from right). Also in the photo, from the right, Wolfgang Stock (Europa-Universitat Viadrina, Germany), me, and Jesus Tovar (El Colegio de Veracruz, Mexico).
On the left photo, in a Xalapa restaurant with (from left) my host and the conference organizer Jesus Tovar, me, Manuel Antonio Garreton (Universidad de Chile, Chile), and Georg Eickhoff (Mayor of Aulendorf, Germany). On the center and right photos, after the guacamole in a Mexican Restaurant with (in the photo at the center) Jesus Tovar, and (on the right photo) with (sitting from left) John Kane (Griffith University, Australia) and Carlos Lascurain (El Colegio de Veracruz, Mexico).
With our lovely host students from El Colegio de Veracruz and their farewell presents: Sitting on the right (between John Kane and me) Varenka Servin; standing, from left Avevoneg, Rosa Amelia, & Ma. Teresa.
Stockholm: On the left photo, general view. At the center, in front of the Royal Palace. At the right photo, in front of the Parliament.
On the left photo, in front of the Nobel Museum, Stockholm. At the photo on the right, before my lecture at Gothenburg University with, from left to right, Martin Nordeborg, Karin Cederholm, and Pia Moberg.
During the conference on "Moral and Political Leadership in Asia," organized by the South-East Asian Studies at Lund University, May 8-9. In the photo on the left with, from left, Hema Goonatilake, Katrin Goldstein-Kyaga, and Verena Blechinger-Talcott. On the photo at the center with Verena Blechinger-Talcott and Pia Moberg. On the right photo, with the other participants in the conference including, on the right Monica Lindberg Falk, Hiroko Kawanami, and Roger Greatrex, and on the far left Mats Alvesson.
With members of the Japanese Diet before their lectures in my classes on Japanese politics, leadership and processes. On the left photo, taken on June 20th, with Ichita Yamamoto, a member of the House of Councillors. On the right photo, from June 27th, in my office with "Double Kenta"--Kenta Izumi, on the left, and Kenta Matsunami, on the right, both of the House of Representatives.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology. From left to right, in front of the Louvre Museum, on the top of Centre Georges Pompidou, and in front of Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris.
On the photo on the left with Cheryl Koopman. At the center with, on the left Klaus Wasmund and Michael Krasner. On the right photo with Xenia Pertsovskaya.
During a visit to New York City. From the left, in front of the Statue Of Liberty; Approaching the Brooklyn Bridge on the East River; In front of the Empire State Building.
From the left, in Central Park, John Lennon Memorial Strawberry Fields; On the top of the Top of the Rock Observation Deck; In the First Avenue and 42nd Street, the United Nations Building.
From the left, in the University of Toronto, before my presentation; During the meeting of the Japan Studies Association of Canada, Waterloo; With Jacob Kovalio during the Waterloo meeting.
During the International Conference on Political Parties, Changes and Continuities in a Global Context; On the photo on the right, in front of the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral.
In the ancient city of Teotihuacan: In front of the Pyramid of the Moon, and on the top of the Pyramid of the Sun (the third largest pyramid in the world) ahead of the Calle de los Muertos (Street of the Dead). On the right photo with Menachem Hofnung.
On the left photo, the Zen rock garden at Ryoanji (Temple of the peaceful dragon). On the right, with neighboring maiko-san at Gion.
From the left, on Mount Scopus; In front of the Wailing Wall; Near one of the Old City’s gates.
From the left, in front of the Parliament (Knesset); Viewing Tel Aviv from Jaffa; With Arie and Utai.
April-May 2009: From the left, Mount Tabor in Lower Galilee; Near the Israeli West Bank separation barrier, Jerusalem; Jerusalem from the Olive Mount.
May 2009: From the left, on the way to the Dead Sea; Near the Dead Sea; On the top of Masada Fortress.
September 2009: From the left, the Baha'i Gardens, Mount Carmel, Haifa; Sea level in front of the Kinneret, Sea of Galilee; and the Sea of Galilee.
From the left, in Kibbutz Deganiya; In the Golan Heights; and in Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief or Way of Suffering), Jerusalem.
February 2010: From the left, in front of the Western Wall; View from the Mount Scopus (Har HaTsofim); At the entrance to the Hebrew University.
During the annual meeting of the International Communication Association: From the left, near the Sears Tower; In Mississippi street; At the center of town.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology: Views from the city of Dublin and from Trinity College (on the right).
From the left, at the Guinness Beer Storehouse; With Ilai Alon (at the center), and Susan Mann (in the right photo).
From the left, in front of the city hall, Wiesbaden, Hessen; View from the Schloss Neu Schwanstein, Bavaria; On the background of the Schloss Neu Schwanstein.
Schloss Neu Schwanstein.
From the left, Munich, Bavaria: The city center; The city hall; At the Jewish Quarter.
On the left and center photos, in the Hofbra¨uhaus, one of Munich's oldest breweries; On the right photo, in the location where the Nazi Party Headquarters was located, Munich.
In the Olympic Village, Munich.
August 2009: On the left, Wiesbaden's Russian Cathedral; At the center and the right photos, in front of Niederwalddenkmal, the German Statue of Liberty, Rudesheim am Rhein, Hesse.
From the left, the landscape of the Rhine from the German Statue of Liberty, Rudesheim am Rhein; and views in the Rudesheim, the winemaking town in the Rhine, August 2009.
Frankfurt am Main: City Hall, the 'Zum Ro¨mer'; Near the Main River; and in front of the Euro Central Bank.
From left, in front of Strasbourg Cathedral, and Strasburg City on the river Ille, France.
From the left, European Parliament, Strasbourg, France; Gutenberg Museum and St. Martin's Cathedral, Mainz, Germany.
Sakura in Kyoto.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology.
Worms (Vermayza), Rhineland-Palatinate: On the left and the center photos, in front of St. Peter Cathedral; On the right, Worms' Jewish Cemetery (the oldest in Europe).
Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg: On the left, Heidelberg Castle; Center and left photos, near the Neckar River.
Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate: From the left, along the Rhine River; In front of the State Parliament; At the center of Mainz city.
Salzburg: From the left, on the background of the Hohensalzburg Castle; In front of the birth-house of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; In Salzburg Cathedral.
Vienna: On the left, St. Stephen's Cathedral; Center and rights photos, Hofburg Palace.
Vienna: From the left, the Austrian Parliament Building, Parlament or Hohes Haus; Sigmund Freud's house and Freud's working room.
Vienna: From the left, Belvedere Palace and the O¨sterreichische Galerie Belvedere; the city view from the inside; Eating Apfelstrudel (hot apple strudel).
Trier, on the banks of the Moselle River, the oldest city in Germany: From the left, the city view; In front of the Porta Nigra (black gate), the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps; In front of Karl Marx's birth home.
From the left, General view; In front of the Chamber of Deputies; and the Grand Duke residence.
Paris: From the left, in front of Eiffel Tower; The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Paris (Sacre-Coeur Basilica), and The E´lysee Palace (Palais de l'E´lysee), the official residence of the President of the French Republic.
New Year's first day in the city.
From the left, Kyomizutera temple; Fushimi Inari Shrine, with the thousands donated torii (traditional Japanese gates), and one of the kitsune (foxes), regarded as the messengers, often found in Inari shrines.
On the left, in Fushimi Inari Shrine's frog, which are the symbols of Good Luck; On the right, in Byodo-in temple, the city of Uji.
Erfurt, the capital city of Thuringia: From the left, near the two churches, Erfurt Cathedral (Mariendom) and Severikirche; On the open stairs called Domstufen; In front of Erfurt Synagogue.
Buchenwald, the Nazi concentration camp near Weimar: From the left, the Buchenwald memorial main building; In front of the Camp gate; The Crematorium.
From the left: In Cologne (Köln), North Rhine-Westphalia, near Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom); In Bonn, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, in front of the former German Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt); beside Konrad Adenauer’s statue.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology. From the left, In front of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque or the Blue Mosque; Inside the Hagia Sophia; In the Taksim Square.
From the left: The Bosporus bay; Crossing below the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge spanning from Europe to Asia; with friends, from left, Peter Suedfeld, PJ, Sonja Zmerli, and Shaul Kimhi.
From left, Statue of the Ljubljana Dragon, the symbol of the city, at the Dragon Bridge; Skyline of Ljubljana; at Lake Bled.
From left, in Piazza San Marco; the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge; A shop of typical masks used during the Venice’s Carnival.
From left, the Water Tower, (Wasserturm), and the Mannheim University in the Mannheim Palace.
Views of and on Mt. Fuji.
Colmar, Alsace in north-eastern France: From the left, “little Venice” (la Petite Venise); On the right, view of the St Martin's Church (Église Saint-Martin).
Basel: From the left, on Mittlere Brücke (Middle Bridge) on the Rhines in front of Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois; On the right, Rathaus, Basel's Town Hall.
During the International Political Science Association 2012 World Congress, Madrid, Spain. From the left, In front of the Palacio Real de Madrid (Royal Palace of Madrid), the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family; near the Statue of Don Quichote and Sancho Panza; in front of the Parliament.
From the left, enjoying Paella; Dinner with Peter Bull, Ann, and friends; with Shaul and Sonja near the Fuente del Nacimiento del Agua, Plaza de Espana.
Views from the city center including Panorama of the Old Town Square with Old Town City Hall and the memory of Jan Hus; Panorama of Hradcany with Prague Castle and Charles Bridge; The Dancing house; Prague Astronomical Clock; and the Franz Kafka’s Museum.
On the top, from left, Crossing the boarder from Poland; On the right, St. Peter and Paul Church and the Waidhaus on the river Neisse; Down line, on the left, a view of the city center; On the right photo, in front of Reichenbacher Turm.
On the top, from the left, near the Goethe-Schiller Monument in front of the Deutsches Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle Weimar, Weimar; On the right, near the monument at the Deutsches Eck ("German Corner"). Below, from the left, view from the monument at the Deutsches Eck; On the right photo, in front of the big thumb near the Ludwig Museum in the Deutschherrenhaus, and on the background of the 12th century Basilika St Kastor.
Views of the beautiful town.
Sapporo Snow Festival.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology. In the photo on the left, from the left, Jerry Post, Peter Suedfeld, Shaul Kimhi, me, Marc Hooghe, Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, and Sonja Zmerli; In the photo in the middle, with Yoshinobu Aaraki: On the photo on the right, with Peter Suedfeld and Shaul Kimhi.
In Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
During the General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research.
Views of the cities and the Island of Miyajima.
In front of the Merlion and on the background of the Marina Bay Sands.
During the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology. On the top, from the left, near the Colosseum; On the right, view of the city. Below, from the left, in front of the Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti (The Spanish Steps), and on the background of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City.
During the International Political Science Association 2014 World Congress. On the right photo, with Shaul Kimhi and Miao Hongna.
On the top, from the left, near the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall; On the right, inside the Memorial Hall. In the bottom, on the left with Cheng Wen Lin and Yu-Sheng Li in front of the Presidential Palace; on the right photo, on the top of Taipei 101 supertall skyscraper in Xinyi District, Taipei.
On the top photos, near Waikiki Beach in Honolulu and on the top of Diamond Head, the volcanic tuff cone. On the bottom, Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial.
During the Third Bi-Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Japanese Studies (IAJS). On the right photo, with Ehud Harari.
From the left, in front of the university; Beside Brisbane River; At the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
From the left, the Opera House, Sydney; Parliament of Victoria, Melbourne; Adelaide Arcade, Adelaide.
On the left, in the Shire of Noosa, the Sunshine Coast; On the right, with Rhys and Monica Roberts.
During the annual meeting of Asian Network for Public Opinion Research: On the left, with Siritorn Yingrengreung, Dusadee Charoensuk, & Chairun Nasirin; In front of Sukhothai Traimit (Temple of Golden Buddha); Inside the temple in front of Wat Traimit (Golden Buddha).
Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha); Temple along the Chao Phraya River; in the party.
From the left, a view of the Augustusplatz; On the background of the New City Hall; Old Leipzig Trade Fair, former exhibition hall 12, Muster-Messe.
From the left, in front of the Stasi Museum; The Monument of Johann Sebastian Bach in front of the St. Thomas's Church (Thomaskirche); Inside the Auerbachs Keller restaurant.
On the left, in front of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy House; On the right, Leipzig Synagogue Memorial.
The Monument to the Battle of the Nations, and the view from the top.
A view from the Bastille and the cable cars.
During the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology: Warsaw Botanical Gardens (Ogrod Botaniczny).
Halle market square with Market Church at the center of the city.
During the World Congress of the International Political Science Association: On the left with members of the RC-21 on Political Socialization and Education; on the right, with Wawrzyniec Konarski, Steen Sauerberg, Christ'l De Landtsheer, and Arkadiusz Zukowski.
On the left, in front of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan; on the right, in the old city.
From the left, in front of the Bundestag; Brandenburg Gate; In the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (The Holocaust Memorial).
From the left, Checkpoint Charlie; The Victory Column; View from the top of the Column.
On the left, the Church of Our Lady; On the right, inside the Zwinger Palace
During the annual meeting of Asian Network for Public Opinion Research: From the left, with members of the Network; During the poster session; During the award ceremony.
From the left, in front of Angkor Wat; with Siritorn Yingrengreung; Angkor Thom Gods & Demons on the Nega Bridge.
On the left, in the Bayon Temple; On the right, in the Ta Prohm Temple.
On the left, in the Tuk Tuk; On the right, a type of negotiations…