Events

  • Yoshida Campus

France-Japan Area Studies Forum


Thu 09 Nov 2017

Kyoto University and École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) are jointly organizing an international symposium, "France-Japan Area Studies Forum", 1st (Friday) - 3rd (Sunday) December 2017 at the University's Inamori Center (Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall).

The three-day symposium is composed of two parts -- "New Spatiality on Asian and African Area Studies" and "Voices for the Future: African Area Studies in a Globalizing World", the former featuring French scholars based mainly at EHESS, and the latter, Japanese scholars from Kyoto University. There will also be poster presentations by young scholars from Japan and Korea.

No reservation is required, and admission is free. All those interested are welcome to attend.
  • Friday 01 December 2017 - Sunday 03 December 2017

Friday 1 December 10:00 - 17:30
Saturday 2 December 9:30 - 20:00
Sunday 3 December 10:00 - 16:00
  • Yoshida Campus

Large Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Inamori Center (Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall), Kyoto University Pharmaceutical Sciences Campus

All

Approximately 100

New Spatiality on Asian and African Area Studies

Day 1 (Friday 1 December 2017)

10:00

Welcome session

10:30

Panel 1: "Diffusionism Revisited"

13:00

Panel 2: "Religious Encounters and Area Studies"

14:30

Panel 3: "Economic Dimensions of Area Studies"

15:50

Panel 4: "Area Studies in Tension"

Voices for the Future: African Area Studies in a Globalizing World

Day 2 (Saturday 2 December 2017)

09:30

Introduction

10:00

Panel 1: "How Does Long-term Field Study Contribute to Biodiversity Conservation in Madagascar?"

12:00

Poster session

13:30

Panel 2: "The Relationship between Women's Life Course and School Education"

16:00

Panel 3: "Child Socialization and Learning Environment in Africa"

18:00

Dinner party

Day 3 (Sunday 3 December 2017)

10:00

Panel 4: "Bridging African Economic and Social Relationalities in Regional, Transnational and Global Scales"

12:00

Poster session

13:30

Panel 5: "Land Issues, Local livelihood, and Nature Conservation in Africa"

15:30

Closing session


Free of charge




Secretariat for France-Japan Area Studies Forum
Phone: 075-366-7207


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