Past Symposium (1998~2011) 

Past Symposium (1998~2011)

Past Symposiums (1998-20011)

2011 Remembering December 8:
Commemorating the History of ICU’s University Hall and
70 Years of U.S.-Japanese Relations
2011 LISTENING TO THE NOW :
OKINAWA, MINAMATA & YOKKAICHI, FUKUSHIMA
2010 東アジアにおける「礼」と「楽」―東アジア共通の教養として―
2009 Gandhi’s Non-Violent Movement as the Historical Undercurrent Stream
2009 「パロディと日本文化」
2009 キリスト教史学会 第60回大会 − アジア文化研究所後援
2009 “Performing Okinawa”
2009 The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Asia
2008 占領者のまなざしー占領・風景・身体ー
2007 The Significance of Cultural Exchange between Japan and India:
What is Prosperity in the Global Age?
2005 Parody in Japanese Culture
2005 Militant Islam in Southeast Asia:
Contested Visions of Justice and Community
2003 Modernity Made Visual
From the Late 19th Century to the Mid-20th Century
2002 Asian Views of the Cosmos
2002 Shaping Spaces of Interaction in Maritime East Asia
2001 Feeling “Asian” Modernities
2000 Grassroots Activism and the Environment in Asia
2000 Medieval Towns and the Power of Religious Institutions
in Europe and Japan
1999 Understanding South Asia and Southeast Asia Today
– Radical Ethical Individualism and Grassroots Movement
1998 Asia in Transition
1998 Mentality of Popular Rebellion
– A Comparison of Europe and East Asia

 

Title : Remembering December 8:
Commemorating the History of ICU’s University Hall and
70 Years of U.S.-Japanese Relations
(12月8日をわすれないでー本館誕生70周年と日米関係を振り返って)

Date : Saturday, December 10, 2011
13:00-17:00
Place : University Hall (Honkan) 116, ICU

December 8, 1941 (December 7 in the United States) is an important date in world history. Seventy years ago saw the outbreak of the Pacific War with military action taken at Pearl Harbor, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand. It remains a day to remember in the fervent hope that such a terrible war that ended with the dropping of atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, will never be repeated. This date also marked the beginning of the construction of the Nakajima Aircraft Mitaka Research Center, the building that is now ICU’s University Hall. This too is an event to remember. The building, originally designed to carry out research and development of new weapons of war, was reborn in 1952 as the core of a new university dedicated to liberal education, internationalism and Christian humanism—to the glory of god and the service of humanity. We chose December 10, Human Rights Day 2011, to remember the seventieth anniversary of these two events so intertwined with each other.A re-dedication ceremony and installation of a memorial plaque at the entrance of University Hall will follow the academic presentations. Everyone interested in the history of ICU and the history of the US-Japanese relations is invited.

The lectures will be in Japanese.

Program:

13:00-13:10 挨拶 / Greetings
M. William Steele, Director, IACS
13:10-13:50 大学本館以前:中島飛行機三鷹研究所の小史
A Short History of the Nakajima Aircraft Mitaka Research Center
髙栁昌久 (国際基督教大学高校 教諭)
Takayanagi Masahisa, ICU High School
13:55-14:35 日米関係の可能性について – 戦後から災後へ
A Possible Shift in US- Japan Relation: From Post War to Post 3.11
三浦陽一 (中部大学 教授)
Miura Yoichi, Professor, Chubu University
14:35-14:45 休憩 / Break
14:45-15:30 振り返って思うこと:日米戦争と戦後日本
Recollections of War with the United States and Postwar Japan
武田(長)清子 (国際基督教大学 名誉教授)
Takeda (Cho) Kiyoko, Professor Emeritus, International Christian University
15:45-16:00 再献館式 / Rededication Ceremony (本館中央入口にて / Honkan Front Entrance)
記念板除幕 / Unveiling the Memorial Plaque
お祈り / Prayer 北中晶子牧師(ICU教会)Rev. Shoko Kitanaka (ICU Church)
16:00-17:00 懇親会 / Reception (本館170 / Honkan Room 170)


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Title : LISTENING TO THE NOW :
OKINAWA, MINAMATA & YOKKAICHI, FUKUSHIMA

Date : Saturday, November 5, 2011
13:30-18:00
Place : University Hall (Honkan) 262, ICU

Lecture:「水俣病事件をいま考えることの意味」
川本愛一郎(水俣市立水俣病資料館語り部)

Symposium「語りつぐために」

Symposiasts:
Ito Mitsuo (Yokkaichi Regeneration ‘Kogai Shiminjuku’)
Uema Kanae (Sakima Art Museum)
Kawamoto Aiichiro (Minamata Disease Municipal Museum)
Higuchi Kenji (Photo Journalist)

Chair:
Ikeda Richiko (ICU)
Tanaka Yasuhiro (ICU)

2011年3月11日、巨大地震と津波が東北地方を襲った。多くの人命が失われ、沿岸部の市町村が壊滅的な被害を被った。福島第一原発では深刻な状態が続いていて、いまだに収束の糸口さえ見えていない。放射能汚染の実態についてデータを出し渋る東京電力や政府の対応に批判が集まり、原子力偏重のエネルギー政策を見直す意見も出始めてはいるが、それはまだ一部にとどまっている。福島に限定して汚染を語りがちなメディアの近視眼的な報道姿勢も問題にされるべきだろう。
今こそ私たちは、水俣や四日市や沖縄の教訓を思い起こす必要がある。経済成長と裏合わせになって進行してきた弱者切り捨て。中央(東京)と周辺部にある構造的差別。そして「当事者」のみに問題を押し付けて顧みなかった思考の貧しさ。水俣や四日市や沖縄の声は、それらの問いを今なお私たちに突き付けている。さまざまな問題に警鐘を鳴らす語り部たちの声を無視してきたことの延長線上に「フクシマ」がある。
社会全体を覆う思考停止の状態から抜け出して、未来を志向する必要がある。そのためにまず、それぞれの現場で語り継ぐ仕事をされている方々をお招きして、「時代の声」に耳を澄ますことから始めてみたいと思っている。

主催:国際基督教大学 アジア文化研究所

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国際シンポジウム(ICUアジア文化研究所・嶺南大学中国研究所共催)
【東アジアにおける「礼」と「楽」―東アジア共通の教養として―】
日時: 11月27日(土).28日(日)の二日間
場所; ICU本部棟206一般の方の聴講を歓迎します。
講演者(発表順):
小島毅(日本 東京大学) 王安石から朱熹へ―礼学の転換
Barry D. Steben(台湾 台湾大学) 中国古代の礼楽論:『礼記』の「楽記」章の新解読
古藤友子(日本 ICU) 中国古代の飲食文化と礼楽-孝子の三道をめぐって
郭連友(中国 北京日本学研究中心) 康有為における「礼」と「楽」について
崔眞德(韓国 韓国学中央研究院) 朱熹の礼楽と朝鮮社会
崔在穆(韓国 嶺南大学) 韓国における楽論と楽書について
権純哲(日本 埼玉大学) 茶山丁若鏞の礼(楽)思想と朝鮮社会
河宇鳳(韓国 全北大学) 近世朝日外交の場における儀礼問題
小島康敬(日本 ICU) 荻生徂徠一門の音楽嗜好とその礼楽観
中尾友香梨(日本 佐賀大学) 日本における明清音楽の受容
Matthew Gillan(日本 ICU) 守礼の邦の音楽―沖縄古典歌三線における中国の影響

演奏者(演奏順)
Matthew Gillan(ICU 琉球三線)
蔡韓淑(韓国 大邱市立国楽団リーダー 韓国伝統舞)
安善喜(韓国 嶺南大学 パンソリ)
程農化(二胡奏者 http://www.cheng-erhu.com/tei/
善養寺恵介(尺八奏者 http://zenyoji.jp/
高欲生(古琴奏者)

タイムスケジュール
【1日目】(11月27日 土曜日)
10:20—10:30 開会の挨拶 小島康敬(ICU)
10:30—11:10 講演①(40分)小島毅(東京大学)
11:10—11:50 講演②(40分)Barry D. Steben(台湾大学)
11:50—13:00 lunch(70分)
13:00—13:30 演奏①(30分)Matthew Gillan (三線)
13:30—14:10 講演③(40分)古藤友子(ICU)
14:10—14:50 講演④(40分)郭連友(北京日本学研究中心)
14:50—15:10 tea break(20分)
15:10—15:50 講演⑤(40分)崔眞德(韓国学中央研究院)
15:50—16:30 講演⑥(40分)崔在穆(嶺南大学)
16:30—17:00 演奏②(30分)蔡漢淑・安善喜(パンソリ 韓国の伝統歌舞)

【2日目】(11月28日 日曜日)
10:30—11:10 講演⑦(40分)権純哲(埼玉大学)
11:10—11:50 講演⑧(40分)河宇鳳(全北大学)
11:50—13:00 lunch(70分)
13:00—13:30 演奏③(30分)程農化(二胡)
13:40—14:20 講演⑨(40分)小島康敬(ICU)
14:20—15:00 講演⑩(40分)中尾友香梨(佐賀大学)
15:00—15:20 tea break(20分)
15:20—15:50 演奏④(30分)善養寺恵介(尺八)
16:00—16:40 講演⑪(40分)Matthew Gillan (ICU)
16:45—17:45 総合討論 司会:小島康敬・崔在穆
コメンテーター:李容周(光州科学技術院),尤海燕(青島大学外国語学院)
18:00—20:30 懇親会 開宴の演奏 高欲生(古琴)

懇親会は飲食代1000円で、どなたでも参加自由です。

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『ヒンド・スワラージ』100周年記念シンポジウム
~歴史的地下水としてのガーンディーの平和思想と行動~
Hind Swaraj Centenary Symposium
Gandhi’s Non-Violent Movement as the Historical Undercurrent Stream
■とき 2009年12月19日(土)13:00~17:00■ところ 国際基督教大学 本館 H-251号室
《アクセス》http://www.icu.ac.jp/access/index.html

■講演
葛西 實氏(国際基督教大学名誉教授)
「生命線としてのヒンド・スワラージ」

長崎暢子氏(東京大学名誉教授・龍谷大学名誉教授)
「ガーンディー運動の有効性ーー人はいかにして暴力を減らせるか」

■主催 国際基督教大学アジア文化研究所

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「パロディと日本文化」
国際シンポジウム

2009年11月27-28日
国際基督教大学
本部棟 206「パロディと日本文化」科研費研究プロジェクト
アジア文化研究所主催

プログラム11月27日(金)

10:00 – 10:10 開催挨拶10:10 – 10:50
パロディ・見立て・テクスト ― 鈴木春信の「座敷八景」 ―
ハルオ・シラネ (コロンビア大学)10:50 – 11:30
江戸時代見立図像化の形成
渡辺雅子 (メトロポリタン美術館)

11:30 – 12:10
近世文藝においてパロディとは何だったのか
― マクロのパロディからミクロのパロディへ ―
染谷智幸 (茨城キリスト教大学)

12:10 – 13:30
ランチブレイク

13:30 – 14:10
やつしと見立絵にみるジェンダー
ジョシュア・モストウ (ブリティッシュ・コロンビア大学)

14:10 – 14:50
パロディ繚乱の江戸文化 ―「性」と「聖」とを繋ぐ笑い ―
小島康敬 (国際基督教大学)

14:50 – 15:30
江戸時代の民画におけるパロディの精神 ― 大津絵再考 ―
クリストフ・マルケ (INALCO フランス国立東洋言語文化研究学院)

15:30 – 16:00
コーヒーブレイク

16:00 – 16:40
歌仙の絵と〈もどき〉
高橋亨 (名古屋大学)

16:40 – 17:20
文学や図像における「死」の演出からパロディへ
フォーリ・ジュリアン (INALCO フランス国立東洋言語文化研究学院)

17:20 – 18:00
排耶書にみるパロディ性
高﨑恵 (国際基督教大学)

11月28日(土)

10:00 – 10:40
パロディと主体
竹村信治 (広島大学)

10:40 – 11:20
擬古の技巧 ― 詩的カノンのパロディとしての中世王朝物語 ―
ツベタナ・クリステワ (国際基督教大学)

11:20 – 12:00
物語再生装置としてのパロディ ― 『平家物語』を軸に ―
小峯和明 (立教大学)

12:00 – 13:00
ランチブレイク

13:00 – 13:40
『源氏物語』における継母子譚の位相
張龍妹 (北京日本学研究センター)

13:40 – 14:20
継子譚のパロディと話型
金鍾徳 (韓国外国語大学)

14:20 – 15:00
中国食文化にみるパロディ ― 「仮(もどき)」料理管見 ―
古藤友子 (国際基督教大学)

15:00 – 15:20
コーヒーブレイク

15:20 – 16:00
明治初期の囀り(twitter) ― 新旧メディアと『学問ノスヽメ』のパロディ ―
ウィリアム・スティール (国際基督教大学)

16:00 – 16:40
パッチワーク・パロディ ― 横糸としてのネタ、縦糸としてのサブテクスト ―
田頭正太郎 (国際基督教大学)

16:40 – 17:00
コーヒーブレイク

17:00 – 18:30
総合ディスカッション

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キリスト教史学会 第60回大会
− アジア文化研究所後援

2009年11月21-22日 土・日

研究発表
11月21日(土) 9:00~  22日(日)13:30~
第1会場 H-213 第2会場 H-215シンポジウム
11月21日(土)14:30~16:30 H-304
「戦後日本のキリスト教とリベラルアーツ」特別講演
11月22日(日)16:20~17:30 H-304
「キリスト教史学会と海老澤有道先生
ー日本カトリック教会史研究の現状をふまえてー」詳しい情報はこちらをご参照ください。

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“Performing Okinawa”Okinawa is known in Japan as a region rich in performing arts. This symposium will present a range Okinawan cultural expression, from traditional, pop and rock music to architecture, and examine the meaning that these genres hold in modern-day Okinawa and Japan.

Saturday, March 7, 2009
Administration Building (Honbuto) 206
13:20-18:00


Presenters
Opening Remarks: Matthew A. Gillan (International Christian University)Kumada Susumu (Okinawa Kenritsu Geijutsu Daigaku)
“Okinawan popular music and the construction of ethnic identity:
from shin-min’yo to Okinawa pop”
(in Japanese)James Roberson (Tokyo Jogakkan Daigaku)
“Okinawan Right to Rock: Colonial Modernity, Cultural Appropriation and
Cultural Authenticity in Postwar Okinawa”

Kinjou Masanori (Waseda Daigaku Ryuukyuu-Okinawa Kenkyuujo)
“The symbolic use of space in Okinawan architecture”
(in Japanese)

Kaneshiro Atsumi (Okinawa Kenritsu Geijutsu Daigaku)
“The role of the sanshin in the context of change of Ryukyuan court dance”
(in Japanese)

Mochida Akemi (Musician)
“Okinawan performing arts in Tokyo, Kawasaki and Tsurumi from World War II
to the present”
(in Japanese)

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The Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Asia

An international symposium on Asia’s policy response to the crisis
and the role of the the International Monetary Fund.Jointly sponsored by
International Christian University
Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)and Institute of Asian Cultural Studies (IACS)

Monday February 23, 2009
13:15-15:00
Location: Diffendorfer Memorial Hall East Wing, Auditorium

13:15 – 13:20 Welcoming Remarks
Norihiko Suzuki, President, International Christian University13:20 – 13:35 Asia’s Response to the Global Financial Crisis
Yung Chul Park, Korea University13:35 – 13:50 Applying the Lessons of Asia: The IMF’s Crisis Management Strategy in 2008
Shinji Takagi, Osaka University13:50 – 14:05 An Evaluation of The Governance of the IMF:
Ruben Lamdany, IMF Independent Evaluation Office

13:50 – 14:25 Asia-Pacific Central Banking in an Era of Volatility
Andrew Filardo, Bank for International Settlements

14:25 – 14:55 Round Table Discussion
Moderator: Heather Montgomery, ICU

14:55 – 15:00 Closing Remarks
Heather Montgomery, ICU

(All informations are from Social Science Research Institute (SSRI))

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「占領者のまなざしー占領・風景・身体ー」
~過去と現在、日本と沖縄、自分史と歴史を結びつける回路を拓くために~

Saturday, November 8, 2008
Honkan (University Hall) 262   13:00-19:00

Simultaneous Translation
(同時通訳有り)

  「戦後」をノスタルジックに語る言説が巷にあふれている。現在と切り離して戦後を語るその身振りには、今なお軍事占領が続いている沖縄、「米軍再編」の名の下に進められる日米軍事同盟の強化、そしてその結果として横行する暴力に対する想像力が欠けている。
戦後(=占領時代)を他者のまなざしを通して捉え返すこと。言い換えると、占領の時空間を占領者の視点、さらには占領者と被占領者の視線との交錯において考えてみることで、何が見えてくるのだろうか。このシンポジウムでは、〈占領〉をキーワードに、過去と現在、日本と沖縄、自分史と歴史を結びつけて思索するための方途が、発表者それぞれの言葉によって提示される

Ikuko Hanashiro(花城郁子)  13:20-
Artist
白い地域、コザ騒動―抵抗と笑い

Taro Ogo(大胡太郎) 13:50-
University of the Ryukyus
黒人街・照屋―もうひとつの「有色人種抄」

Satoshi Gabe(我部聖) 14:20-
The University of Tokyo
暴力・身体・記憶―池澤聡「ガード」論

James W. Tollefson  (ジェイムズ・トレフソン) 14:50-
International Christian University
“Representing” the enemy: How American war resisters view their opponents

***BREAK*** (20 min.)

Izumi Sato(佐藤泉) 15:40-
Aoyama Gakuin University
第一次米軍再編を振り返る

Asako Masubuchi(増渕あさこ) 16:10-
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
『八月十五夜の茶屋』へ/からのまなざし

Isao Nakazato(仲里効) 16:40-
Editor of magazine “EDGE
二つの戦後、二つの戦場

***BREAK***

全体討議 (司会:田仲康博 国際基督教大学教員)17:40-

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India is Coming to Mitaka
Japan-India Friendship Year Activities

Saturday June 2, 2007
Deffendorfer Memorial Hall, International Christian University

To commemorate the Japan-India Friendship Year, 2007, the fiftieth year since the governments of Japan and India concluded the cultural treaty, the Institute of Asian Cultural Studies at ICU will hold two open lecture series beginning from April 13 and an International Symposium on Saturday, June 2,“The Significance of Cultural Exchange between Japan and India: What is Prosperity in the Global Age?”, subsidized by the Japan Foundation and supported by the Embassy of India and Mitaka City. Recent political and economic relations between Japan and India have become much closer than before, but India is still a rather unknown country to the general Japanese public. We have invited many outside speakers, including the Ambassador of India, to introduce the many facets of India in open lectures.Japan has a long history of learning from India. For example, India has given deep cultural influences to Japan through Buddhism. India today has rich diversity and their present day problems are very complex, still India has for centuries been the bearer of ancient wisdom. We hope through the Open Lectures, students and citizens will be invited to learn more from India.These Open Lecture Series utilize several courses at ICU during the Spring Term. The Symposium will have researchers present the thought of Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore, the two great thinkers of Modern India. And in order to realize the significance of their message to the world today we have invited Sunderlal and Vimla Bahuguna, who are leading Gandhian social activists in India today. Together with students and local residents we seek to understand the message of India to Japan today, the meaning shared through people to people encounters.The Bahugunas, who will be speaking at the open lecture and at the symposium, have devoted their lives to social reform activities to uplift the people who are most downtrodden and poor to realize their swaraj (search for the meaning), the essence of Mahatma Gandhi’s thought. In the course of their lives, to stop the serious destruction of the natural environment in the Himalayan area of India became their crucial and urgent tasks. We need to listen to their message from the most down-to-earth movements so that we may see the serious effects of the globalization process in the world today. We hope that the symposium will be where the cultural exchange will be practiced where we learn from each other and think together what is truly prosperity in the world today. We hope to have active participation from students and local residents for this project.

For details of the project: I. Open Lecture Series Theme 1“Japan-India Relationship in the Changing Asia” Will be held in the General Education Course “Invitation to Asian Studies (Profs. Yamaguchi, Hongo and Yasuhiro Tanaka),http://w3.icu.ac.jp/class/20071/HTML/CP061_0060.html

1.Open Lecture Series

Theme 1
Japan-India Relationship in the Changing Asia

May 2 (Administration Building 206, 11:30 – 12:40)
Opening Speech:
“India and Japan in the 21st Century”
H.E. Mr. Hemant Krishan Singh (Ambassador of India)
(in English, simultaneous interpretation)

May 7 (Honkan 170, 11:30 – 12:40)
“An Invitation to the Japan-India Friendship Year”
Mr. Eijiro Noda (Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan Year in India 2007)

May 9 (Honkan 170, 11:30 – 12:40)
“Thinking of Gandhism”
Dr. Ayako Uno (Part-time Lecturer, ICU, IACS Research Fellow)

May 11 (Honkan 170 11:30 – 12:40)
“Prospects for Japan-India Economic Relationship”
Prof. Masanori Kondo (Senior Associate Professor, Division of International Studies, ICU)


Theme 2
Diversity and Unity in the Indian Society

Will be held in the following courses.

History of Asia (South Asia) 2 (Dr. Ayako Uno)
(4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/11) http://w3.icu.ac.jp/class/20071/HTML/SSHI132_0224.html

Advanced Studies in Music I (Prof. Tatsuhiko Ito)
(4/27) http://w3.icu.ac.jp/class/20071/HTML/HMU300_0121.html

Gender and Social Structure (Prof. Kazuko Tanaka)
(5/10) http://w3.icu.ac.jp/class/20071/HTML/IDW261_0712.html

Introduction to International Politics (Prof. Temario Rivera)
(5/17) http://w3.icu.ac.jp/class/20071/HTML/IIR100_0714.html
April 13 (Honkan 351, 17:30 – 19:00)
“Past, Present and Future of Japan-India Cultural Exchange”
Prof. Koichi Niitsu (Emeritus Professor, ICU)

April 20 (Honkan 351, 15:10 – 16:50)
“Gandhism and Environmental Movements: Mrs. And Mr. Bahugunas’s Quest for Swaraj”
Mr. Shinya Ishizaka (IACS Research Associate, Ryukoku University Afrasia Centre for Peace and Development Studies Research Assistant)

April 27
Part 1: “Introduction to Indian Music”(Honkan 402, 13:50 – 15:00),
Part 2: “Musico-Linguistic Culture of India and Japan”(Honkan 351, 15:10 – 16:50)
Mr. T.M. Hoffman (in English & Japanese)
(Graduate of ICU and Bhatkhande Music Coleage of India, Director of the Indo-Japanese Music Exchange Association, Performer of Tenjiku Shakuhachi, Lecturer of Keio University)

May 10 (Honkan 316, 10:45 – 12:30)
“Comparisons of Women’s Issues in India and Japan”
Ms. Kamayani Singh (in English)
(Freelance Journalist, NHK Overseas Broadcasting in charge of India)

May 11 (Honkan 351, 15:10 – 16:50)
“Indian Songs and Culture: Tagore Songs”
Ms. Yuka Okuda (Graduate of Visva-Bharati University, Tagore Song Specialist)

May 17 (Honkan 260, 13:15 – 15:00)
“Justice Radhabinod Pal and the Tokyo War Crimes Trial: A Retrospective of His Historic Dissent”
Dr. Vivek Pinto (in English)
(IACS Research Fellow, Correspondent of Economic and Political Weekly)

May 31 (Honkan 205, 10:45 – 12:30)
“Environmental Preservation Activities Affected by Globalization: The Chipko Movement and the Anti-Tehri Dam Construction Movement in the Himalayan Areas in India” Mr. Sunderlal and Vimla Bahuguna (in English) (Gandhism Social Activists)

2. Symposium:
The Significance of Cultural Exchange between Japan and India:
What is Prosperity in the Global Age?
Saturday June 2, 2007

Opening Remarks: Prof. Kenneth R. Robinson (Director, IACS)

Morning Session (9:30 – 12:30): Social Thought of Gandhi and Tagore

Chair: Prof. Minoru Kasai (Emeritus Professor, ICU) “Gandhi’s View of Tagore” Dr. Ayako Uno (Part-time Lecturer, ICU,  IACS Research Fellow)

“Tagore’s View on Gandhi: Their Visions of Truth”
Dr. Hikotaro Furuta (Lecturer, Department of Japanese, Visva-Bharati University)

“Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Kakuzo”
Ms. Yoshiko Okamoto (IACS Research Associate)

“Rabindranath Tagore and Japan: A Poet’s Vision”
Dr. Vivek Pinto (in English) (IACS Research Fellow, Correspondent of Economic and Political Weekly)

Afternoon Session (13:30 – 16:30): “What is Prosperity in the Global Age?” (headsets are limited to 20 participants)

Chair: Prof. Koichi Niitsu “An Introduction to Gandhian Social Movements in India Today” Mr. Shinya Ishizaka (IACS Research Associate, Ryukoku University Afrasia Centre for Peace and Development Studies Research Assistant)

“The Chipko Movement and the Anti-Tehri Dam Construction Movement in the Himalayan areas in India”
Mr. Sunderlal and Vimla Bahuguna (Gandhism Social Activists)

“Gandhian Spirit in Business”
Prof. Yoshikazu Hongo (Associate Professor, Division of International Studies)

“Swaraj (the Search for the Meaning) as the Converging Point of Cultures in India and Japan: Mahatma Gandhi, Shozo Tanaka and Michiko Ishimure”
Prof. Minoru Kasai (Emeritus Professor, ICU)

Reception: Alumni House, 17:00 – 19:00

For more details of the project please see the HP of ICU Institute of Asian Cultural Studies homepage:http://subsite.icu.ac.jp/iacs/

For related ICU student activities: http://japanindiaproject2007.web.fc2.com/ and ICU UNESCO Clubhttp://icunesco.web.fc2.com/

For the related Japan-India cultural exchange program in Mitaka, Study Tour Group of Mitaka Society for International Hospitality (MISHOPSTG): MISHOPSTG
http://studytour0.exblog.jp/

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Parody in Japanese Culture
November 12, 2005 (Saturday)
10:00 – 17:30
1F Lounge, ICU Hachiro Yuasa Memorial Museum
Chair: Hirose MasayoshiLecture1: Tzvetana Kristeva 10:00 – 10:40
Lecture 2: Komine Kazuaki 10:45 – 11:25
Lecture 3: Iwasaki Hitoshi 11:30 – 12:10
Discussion 12:15 – 13:00
Lecture 4: Kojima Yasunori 14:00 – 14:40
Lecture 5: John Mertz 14:45 – 15:25
Lecture 6: Koto Tomoko 15:30 – 16:10
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Militant Islam in Southeast Asia:
Contested Visions of Justice and Community

Feb 19, 2005
Diffendorfer Memorial Hall, ICU

This international symposium seeks to address the roots, transformation and current practices of militant Islam in Southeast Asia and its important implications for contested visions of local, regional and global conceptions of justice, peace and community. Since the world’s largest Muslim populations are in Asia with Indonesia as the biggest Muslim state, developments and changes in Islamic discourses and practices in this strategic region are bound to have a significant impact on both the Islamic and non-Islamic world.  Whether armed or unarmed, militant Islam has many faces. In countries such as the Philippines and Thailand where the minority Muslim populations have preserved their distinct cultural identities and continue to suffer from political and economic neglect,
this militancy has historically found expression in armed secessionist movements. In countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia with majority Muslim populations and traditions of moderate Islamic practices, militancy has oftentimes been expressed in a tougher assertion of Islamic primacy in shaping the country’s political and social life and its various institutions. Since we now live in an increasingly interconnected world, we need to understand what is arguably the most compelling development in the Islamic world today, the rise of Islamic militancy.

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Modernity Made Visual
From the Late 19th Century to the Mid-20th Century

December 6, 2003
Diffendorfer Memorial Hall West Wing, ICU

Modern Japanese Art in the Yi Household Art Museum
Visual Images as Ruling Strategy
Lee Sungsi (Professor, Waseda University, Korean History)Visualizing the Nation
The Far East in the Conciousness of Russians
Yulia Mikhailova (Professor, Hiroshima City University, Japanese History)War Art in Modern Japan
Vocabulary, Usage and Context
Kawata Akihisa (Lecturer, Waseda University, Art History)The Dilimma of Bodily Beauty
Body and Race Visualized among Elites in Meiji and Taisho Period Japan
Majima Ayu (Ph.D.Candidate, ICU, Japanese History)

Discussion
Chair: Kenneth R. Robinson (Associate Professor, ICU, Director of IACS, History)

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Asian Views of the CosmosSaturday, December 21, 2002
Diffendorfer Memorial Hall West Wing, ICU
Universe Generated and Universe Created: A Comparison of Cosmology in East and West
Murakami Yoichiro(Professor, ICU, History and Philosophy of Science)Astronomy and Cosmology of India
Yano Michio (Professor, Faculty of Cultural Studies, Kyoto Sangyo University, Indology and History of Science)Cosmology of Mandala
Maeda Josaku (Director of Musashino Art University, Art)

Moving Mandala (Japanese Folk Dances): Kurokawa Sansa Odori and Hayachine Kagura
Kondo Yoko (Lecturer, ICU, Member of IACS, Physical Education)

Discussions
Chairperson: Koto Tomoko (Professor, ICU, Director of IACS, Chinese Language, Intellectual History of East Asia)

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Shaping Spaces of Interaction in Maritime East Asia

Saturday, February 23, 2002
Diffendorfer Memorial Hall, ICU

Greeting from the Director, IACS
Kotoh Tomoko, ICUA Korean Map of Japan
Kenneth R. Robinson, ICU’Where the Sun Rises’ as Inscribed in Wood: Lumber in Japan-Song China Interactions
Fujita Akiyoshi, Tenri UniversityErhu and Koto Performance and Explanation
Cheng Nonghua, Oda Yasuko

Ryukyu between Japan and Qing China:
The Handling of Castaways’ Ships and Cargo in Early Modern Ryukyu
Watanabe Miki, University of Tokyo/ Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Special Researcher

‘Peace’ in Ezo: Japanese in Ainu Society in the Seventeenth Century
Namikawa Kenji, Tsukuba University

Discussion Discussants:
M. William Steele, ICU, and Kojima Yasunori, ICU

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Feeling “Asian” Modernities
International Workshop on TV Drama Consumption in East/Southeast Asia

November 23 – 25, 2001
ICU Administration Bld. 206Organized by Institute of Asian Cultural Studies, International Christian University
Supported by
The Japan Foundation, Asia Center
Japan International Christian University Foundation, New York
International Academic Exchange EndowmentInstitute of Asian Cultural Studies of International Christian University (ICU) is organizing a three-day international workshop on youth TV drama consumption in East and South East Asia from 23 to 25 November 2001 in Tokyo. The key concern of the workshop is to explore how (dis)similar Asian modernities and identities (such as gender issues, romance, consumerism, sexuality, urbanization, nationalism, transnationalism etc) are constituted and inter-Asian transnational cultural resonance/asymmetry is articulated under globalizing forces. We are interested in examining how Japanese TV dramas are watched in Asian countries but we’d also like to deal with other transnational TV flows (other Asian and/or American, Mexican, Brazilian dramas) and the consumption of local TV dramas in Asia, particularly where Japanese dramas are not quite well received. We aim to publish the collection of papers presented at the workshop as an edited volume in English but also to translate into other Asian languages.

Main questions to be explored (not exclusive):
*What kinds of images and sense of intimacy and distance is perceived through the reception of Japanese and other Asian TV dramas; cultivating some kinds of transnational imagination and self-reflexive views towards one’s own culture and society? How about the case of American drama viewing?*The (re)articulation and reproduction of cultural hierarchy, asymmetry and connection, both nationally and transnationally, through TV drama flows and consumption. How are gender, class, and ethnicity associated with this process?*Cultural significance of TV drama watching for young people in East and Southeast Asia*How, under globalizing forces, various issues and themes of cultural modernities (such as love romance, gender and work, urbanization, ethnicity and nationalism etc) are articulated in both similar and dissimilar ways through the reception and representation of TV drama?

*What kinds of modernities are emerging and formulated in East and Southeast Asia. Is there anything emerging which we can call transnational modernity?(Issues related to Japanese TV dramas)
*How Japanese TV dramas are exported, programmed and consumed in East and Southeast Asian countries (in comparison with local, other Asian and American dramas).

*What is the nature of Japanese cultural power and influence in Asia? How it is similar and different to ‘Americanization’ and other Asian cultural sub-centers

Nov. 23 (Fri)
Textuality of Japanese TV drama

Welcome from Prof. Koto (Director of IACS)
Discussant: Saeko Ishita (Osaka City University)
1. Mamoru Ito (Waseda University)
“The Presentation of the Feminine in Japanese Television Dramas of the 1990s”
2. Eva Tsai (The University of Iowa)
“Toward Love for Sale: Mapping the Language of Renユai dorama (Love Story)”Japanese TV dramas in East Asia
Discussant: Koichi Iwabuchi (International Christian University)
1. Lisa Leung Yuk Ming (Lingnan University, Hong Kong)
“Ganbaru and its transcultural audience: Imaginary and Reality in Japanese TV Dramas”
2. Yu-Fen Ko (National Chengchi University)
“The Desired Form: Japanese Television Melodrama in Taiwan”
3. Cheng Shiowjiuan (University of Tokyo)
“The Formation of Discursive Space in Japanese Dramas in Taiwan”
4. Ming-Tsung Lee (University of Cambridge) (in absentia)
“Traveling with Japanese TV Dramas: Cross-cultural Practice and Formation/Transformation of Taiwanese Youth Identities”

Japanese Popular Culture in Southeast Asia
Discussant: Chua Beng-Huat (National University of Singapore)
1. Chua Geok Lian (National University of Singapore)
“Watching Japanese Television Dramas: Relevance, Cultural Proximity and Asian Modernity”
2. Ubonrat Siriyuvasak (Chuklongkorn University, Thailand)
“Popular Culture and Youth Consumption in Thailand”
3. Wang Lay Kim and Zaharom Nain (Science University of Malaysia)
“Interpreting Asian Values: Malaysian Television, Japanese Dramas, and Audiences”

Special Speech
Mr. Toru Ota (The Supervising Director of Dream Maker, Fuji TV. Producer of many popular TV dramas such as Tokyo Love Story, 101 Proposals and All Under One Roof , etc)
“Why Japanese TV Dramas Attracts Young Viewers in Asia”

Nov. 24 (Sat)

East Asian Dis/similarities
Discussant: Lisa Leung (Lingnan University)
1. Dong-Hoo Lee (Incheon University, South Korea)
“The Cultural Formatin of Korean Trendy Drama: Transnational Program Adaptations and Cultural Identity”
2. Shen Li & Yang Jing (Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group)
“Low Rating, Hot Topic: Japanese and KoreanTV Dramas Consumption in Shanghai”
3. Sae-Kyung Yoo and Kyung-Sook Lee (Ewha Womanユs University, South Korea)
“A Comparative Study on the Cultural Similarity of the Television Dramas in East-Asian Countries: Wish upon a Star of Korea, Love Talks of Hong Kong, & Love and Sorrow of China”

VCD: Transnational Cultural Technology
Discussant: Eric Ma (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
1. Hsing-chi Hu, (Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan)
“Japanese VCDs: Chinese Re-makings of Japanese Audio-Visual Products”
2. Darrell Wm. Davis (University of New SouthWales, Australia) and Yeh Yueh-yu (Hong Kong Baptist University)
“Flexible Accumulation, Flexible Consumption: VCD and Class Consciousness in Asia-Pacific”

Transnational and Cross-cultural Mediation
Discussant: Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney)
1. Jung Sun Park (California State University, Dominguez Hills)
“Korean Americans’ Consumption of Korean and Japanese TV Dramas and Its Implications”
2. Ma Luisa T. Reyes and Gary C. Devilles (Ateneo de Manila University)
“Glocalizing Telenovelas in Manila”
3. Amrih Widodo (Australian National University)
“Mediating Family, Romance, and Violence: Cross-cultural Performance, Mediatization and Identity Politics in Indonesian TV Drama”

Japan’s Encounters with ‘Asia’
Discussant: Shin Mizukoshi (University of Tokyo)
1. Hilaria Goessmann (Trier University, Germany)
“The Relationship of Japanese and Other Asians in Popular Japanese TV Dramas”
2. Yoshitaka Mori (Kyushu University)
“Who is ‘Fighting’ with Whom? Reading ‘Fighting Girl'”

Nov. 25 (Sun)
Women in Drama, Drama in Women’s Lives
Discussant: Kazue Sakamoto (Ochanomizu Women’s University)
1. Lisa Drummond (York University, Canada)
“Producing Modern Feminities: Portrayals of Vietnamese Womanhood in Local Television Dramas”
2. Masako Asahara (University of Oregon)
“Reconsidering Gendered Nationalism: The Single Mother in the Home Drama of the ’90s”
3. Hoonsoon Kim and Dong-Sook Park (Ewha Womanユs University)
“The Disparity of Women’s lives between the Real World and the Symbolic World of TV Drama: Women Viewers’ Perception and Evaluation”

Lunch Time Forum: Toward Collaborative Projects
Kim Hyun Mee (Yonsei University, South Korea)
Lisa Leung (Lingnan University)

Transbordering ‘Chineseness’
Discussant: Stephen Ching-Kiu Chan (Lingnan University)
1. Eric Ma (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
“Transborder Desire: Fantasizing, Learning and Apprehending a Higher Modernity”
2. Anthony Fung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
“Border-crossing Televisual Viewing: New Imaginative Categories of Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong”
3. Jing Zheng (Institute of Sociology in Chinese Academcy of Social Sciences)
“Presentation of Nationalism in the Globalizing China”

Concluding Session
Moderator: Koichi Iwabuchi

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Grassroots Activism and the Environment in Asia

Date: November 11 (Sat.), 2000
Place: ICU Administration Bld. 206

At the outset of the twenty-first century we are forced to recognize that Asia (as is much of the world) is confronted by war, by poverty, by social injustice, and by environmental degradation. What went wrong? What can be done? What is being done? This symposium seeks to highlight the role grassroots movements in Asia play in working towards peace, justice, human dignity, and respect for the natural environment.
The process of modernization and especially the development of modern industry has caused significant disruption of the natural environment in Asia; it has also been the cause of much social and political unrest. In some cases the influence has been creative; in most cases, however, the disruption has meant the loss of forms of biological and cultural diversity and the disappearance of traditional patterns of human life. While governments and large corporations have often allied themselves with the forces of destruction, people in local areas, usually in conjunction with various non-governmental organizations, have assumed the lead in struggles everywhere in Asia to protect the environment and attempts to slow down the pace of change. This symposium examines several examples of grassroots activism in the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Japan.
Greetings from the Director
M. William SteeleEnvironmental Problems in the Philippines and NGO Interventions
Germelino BautistaLocal Responses to Agent Orange in Vietnam
Shaun MalarneyCambodia and the Problem of Pesticides
Tasaka Koa

Thai Village Industries Using Natural Dyes for Textile Production
Thanit Boodphetcharat

Japanese ODA and the Environment: Government and Peoples Response in a Philippine Coal Power Plant??
Temario Rivera

Environmental Destruction and Birds in Japan
Mika Mervio

Minamata Disease and Victims’ Movements (in Japanese)
Harada Masazumi

The Long Protest for the Long River:
The Protest Movement Against the Construction of the Estuary Dam in the Nagara River

Wilhelm Vosse

Returning to a Healthy Environment – Towards a Society without Dioxins (in Japanese)
Ishizawa Harumi

The Presenters:
Germelino Bautista
Professor of Economics, Ateneo de Manila University; Director, Institute of Philippine Culture; research fields include Philippine economic and environmental history.

Shaun Malarney
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, ICU, and member of the Institute of Asian Cultural Studies. Specialist on contemporary Vietnamese studies.

Tasaka Koa
Professor of Chemistry, ICU, and member of the Institute of Asian Cultural Studies. Research interests include environmental pollution in Asia.

Thanit Boodphetcharat
Head of Research and Evaluation Division, Payap Research and Development Institute, Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Temario C. Rivera
Visiting Professor of Political Economy of Late Industialization, ICU, and member of the Institute of Asian Cultural Studies; ?Professor of Political Science, University of the Philippines

Mika Mervio
Professor of Political Science, The University of Shimane. Active in peace studies research, especially relating to environmental problems.

Harada Masazumi
Professor of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto Gakuen University and one of the first scholars to draw attention to the Minamata Disease. He is active in many NGOs working on behalf of a clean and healthy natural environment.

Wilhelm Vosse
Assistant Professor of Political Science, ICU, and member of the Institute of Asian Cultural Studies. Specialist in Peace Studies and citizen protest movements.

Ishizawa Harumi
Political activist and member of several NGOs such as the Stop Dioxin Movement and the Water Environment Study Group.

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Medieval Towns and the Power of Religious Institutions in Europe and Japan

 

Date: June 10, 2000
Place: ICU
Sponsored by: Study Group of Comparative Urban History
Institute of Asian Cultural Studies, ICU

Opening Address M. William Steele (Director of IACS, ICU)1. Knut Schulz (Freie Universitat Berlin)
“Zisterzienser und Stadt von der zweiten Halfte des 12. bis zum Ende des 13. Jahrhunderts”
Interpreter: Uozumi Masayoshi2. Kamijo Toshiko (Hitotsubashi University)
“Women in European Medieval Towns and Religious Institutions”3. Yoshie Akio (University of Tokyo)
“Towns and the Power of Religious Institutions in Medieval Japan”

Commentator: Ogura Kinichi (Waseda University)

Discussion
Chair: Uozumi Masayoshi (ICU)
Interpreter: Sakuma Hironobu (Showa Womens University)

Closing Address Ugawa Kaoru (Study Group of Comparative Urban History)

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Understanding South Asia and Southeast Asia Today
– Radical Ethical Individualism and Grassroots Movement

Date: Nov 6, 1999
Place: ICU

Greetings from the Director ……….M.W.Steele
Introduction to the Symposium ……….Kasai, Minoru
Keynote Address: Beyond the Weary World ……….B.N.SaraswatiIndia I: Humanity as a Family– Mahatma Gandhi and Abdul Ghaffar Khan (the Frontier Gandhi)
Uno Tokuda, AyakoIndia II: Sarvodaya Movement after the Death of Gandhi-
the Historical Meaning of the “Total Revolution” Movement led by J.P.Narayan-
Hayashi, AkiraIndia III: From No-people to People: Glimpses of the Dalit Movement in India
B. Suneel Bhanu

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi’s Discourse and Behaviour: The Right Ends and the Right Means
Nemoto, KeiSri Lanka: Buddhist Beliefs, Government Schemes and Grassroot Collaboration in a

Sri Lankan Village
Omori, Motoyoshi

Viet Nam: Immoral Present, Moral Future: Morality and Motivation in 20th Century Vietnamese Political Movements S.K.Malarney

Thailand: The Activation of Grassroots Movements in Thailand: The Case of Assembly of the Poor
Suthy Prasartset

— Speakers —
B.N.Saraswati, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, India, Anthropology
M.W.Steele, ICU, History of Japan
Kasai, Minoru, ICU, Intellectual History of India
Hayashi, Akira, Hirosaki Univ, History of South Asia
B.Suneel Bhanu, ICU GSCC, History
Uno Tokuda, Ayako, ICU IACS, Intellectual History of India
Nemoto, Kei, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, History of Burma
Omori, Motoyoshi, ICU, Anthropology
S.K.Malarney, ICU, Anthropology
Suthy Prasartset, ICU, International Political Economy

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Asia in Transition

Date: Oct 24, 1998
Place: ICUin Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Institute of Asian Cultural Studies

Greetings from the Director
M. William Steele (ICU, History)”Thailand in Transition”
Pira Sudham (Thailand, novelist)
Comments by Azumi Koya (ICU, Sociology)”Women in a Changing Asia”
Patricia Licuanan (Philippines, Miriam College)
Comments by Masako Ishii-Kuntz (Universityof California, Tokyo Study Center, Sociology)

“Religion in the Globalization Era: A Southeast Asian Perspective”
John Titaley (Indonesia, Satya Wacana Christian University)
Comments by John Maher (ICU, Linguistics)

Special Lecture
“Japan and Asia in Transformation: Creative Dialogue of Plural Cultural Values”
Cho (Takeda) Kiyoko (Founding Director of IACS, Emeritus Professor, ICU)

“India-Japan: Reflections on the Ambiguity of Asia”
Brij Tankha (India, University of Delhi)
Comments by Kasai Minoru (ICU, History)

Panel Discussion: Asian Culture in Transition
Chair: M. William Steele
Pira Sudham, Patricia Licuanan, John Titaley, Brij Tankha

Mentality of Popular Rebellion – A Comparison of Europe and East Asia

“Anabaptists and the German Peasants’ War” Werner O. Packull (Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, History) “The German Peasants’ War and the Heavenly Kingdom of the Taiping Rebellion” Kojima Shinji (Tokyo University, History)

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Mentality of Popular Rebellion – A Comparison of Europe and East Asia

Date: Oct 10, 1998
Place: ICU
“Anabaptists and the German Peasants’ War”
Werner O. Packull (Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, History)”The German Peasants’ War and the Heavenly Kingdom of the Taiping Rebellion”
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