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educator , Political scientist

Makiko Hamaguchi-Klenner, Japanese, German political scientist, educator. Recipient first prize, Churchill Oratorical Contest, Tokyo, 1966; grantee, German Research Foundation, since 2001; scholar, Federal State Nordrhein-Westfalia, 1992-1996.


Hamaguchi-Klenner, Makiko was born on May 19, 1949 in Tokyo. Arrived in Germany, 1974. Daughter of Shimpei and Chiyoko (Miyadai) Hamaguchi.


Bachelor, Tokyo University Foreign Studies, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1979. Privatdozent, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1998.


English lecturer Lysan's Institute, Tokyo, 1969—1974. Private secretary Jordan Ambassy, 1974. Translator Linguaphone, 1974.

Assistant to manager Olympus Optical, Hamburg, Germany, 1980—1983. Simultaneous interpreter United Nations Congresses, Prague and Moscow, 1981, 1987. Lecturer Ruhr University, Bochum, 1992—1998, assistant professor, since 1998.

Researcher Federal State Nordrhein-Westfalia, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1992—1996, Japan Aging Research Center/Somucho, Tokyo, 1995—2000, German Research Foundation, Dusseldorf, since 2001.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Literary Criticism and Political Criticism in China, 1979, The China Image of Japan's Conservatives, 1981, Development Measures for Welfare and Health for the Aged in Germany, 1996, Political Realism in Japan, 2000.


Married Wolfgang Klenner, December 30, 1976. Children: Isabel, Florence.

Shimpei Hamaguchi

Chiyoko (Miyadai) Hamaguchi

Wolfgang Klenner

Isabel Hamaguchi-Klenner

Florence Hamaguchi-Klenner