M.A. Felix Doege

Room: MB 3.159
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-26446
Office hours: Appointments via e-mail

Felix Doege, M.A.
Felix Doege, M.A.

Felix Doege is Research Associate and PhD Candidate at the Department for East Asian Politics, Faculty of East Asian Studies, at Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), Germany. He holds an MA in East Asian Politics and a BA in East Asian Economics and Politics. Internships took him to the German Embassy in Tokyo and the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies in Hamburg. Previous positions comprise Tutor at the Chair of International Politics, Social Science Faculty, RUB, and Research Assistant at the Department for East Asian Politics, Faculty of East Asian Studies, RUB.

Felix Doege’s lines of research are Japan’s political economy and financial market governance, cryptocurrency regulation in Japan and beyond, financial and non-financial innovation, Japanese atomic energy policy, energy security in East Asia, the role of the United States in East Asia and Japan-US relations.

  • Doege, Felix (2021), “Who is Driving Financial Market Governance of Cryptocurrencies in Japan? Actors and Institutions behind Japan’s FinTech Revolution”, ASIEN 160/161, pp.118-135.
  • Doege, Felix / Köllner, Patrick (2011), “Trotz Fukushima-1: Japan’s ‘atomares Dorf‘ hält an der Nuklearenergie fest” (Despite Fukushima-1: Japan’s ‘Nuclear Village’ Sticks to Nuclear Power), GIGA Focus Asien, 5.
  •    “Japan, China, and the Politics of Cryptocurrencies: Innovation and the State in East Asia”, The 26th International Euro-Asia Research Conference, Poitiers, 07.-09.12.2022 (joint working paper and presentation with Prof. Dr. Jörn-Carsten Gottwald)
  •  “Some Thoughts on Bitcoin and Critical Theory”, Theorien in den Asienwissenschaften (Theories in Asian Studies), DGA-Nachwuchsgruppe (German Association for Asian Studies’ Junior Research Group), Bochum, 31.01.-02.02.2020 (presentation)
  •   “Akteure und Institutionen der Finanzmarkt-Governance von Kryptowährungen in Ostasien” (Actors and Institutions of Financial Market Governance of Cryptocurrencies in East Asia), 9. Tagung der DGA-Nachwuchsgruppe (9th Convention of the German Association for Asian Studies‘ Junior Research Group), Jena, 25.-27.01.2019 (working paper and presentation)
  • MA seminars

Political Economy of Innovation in Japan
Politics of Finance and Financial Innovation in Japan

  • BA seminars

Politisches System Japans
Japans politische Ökonomie – Akteure und Institutionen im Wandel
Staat und Markt in Japan

Felix Doege accepts BA and MA theses for supervision. For subject areas, please see research interests and teaching activities. 

Project (2019) „Energie als Brückenbauer – zwischen Gesellschaft und Politik, zwischen Asien und Europa“, with the kind support of Think Lab „Energie – Gesellschaft – Wandel“ by Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft and Innogy Stiftung