ICC News Archives 2008-2009

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ICC and Graduate School of Global Studies are co-sponsoring the following talk on March 24, from 4 pm. For the details of the talk, click the link.
"Dialogues on the Intersection of Art and Scholarship" by Dr. Petula Sik Ying Ho (Associate Professor, Deaprtment of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong)

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・ICC is co-sponsoring the Thrid Urban Representations Conference: Shanghai. Check out the conference webpage for more information.
THIRD URBAN REPRESENTATIONS CONFERENCE: SHANGHAI

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ICC Global Food Project invites you to a Symposium on "Globalizing Food Consumption and the Production of Social Identity". Please click here for a more detailed account of the event.
Global Food Project Web page (updated on Jan. 30, 2009)

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ICC Office will be closed from December 23, 2008 to January 4, 2009. We apologize for the inconveniences this might cause you. We will be open again from January 5. (Office hours: from 10am to 5pm) Thank you.

ICC Lecture titled "Making Place" in Transitional Japan: Youth, Konbini, and Everyday Life" by Dr. Gavin Hamilton Whitelaw (Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology & Sociology, International

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ICC Mini Conference Revisiting Postwar Japan as History: A Twenty Year Check-up on the State of the Field will be held on May 31,

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ICC Lecture titled "China's Regional Labour Migration: Economic and Social Consequences" by Dr.Ding Lu (Professor of Economics, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada) will be held on 8 December, 2008.

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ICC Lecture titled "Casting the net wider: The dynamics and implications of globalization on the international seafood business, fisheries and society " by Dr. Kenneth Ruddle (Professor, School of Policy Studies,Kwansei Gakuin University) will be held on 27 November, 2008.

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ICC Lecture titled "The Curious Lives of Objects:The Netherlandish Map Comes to Japan" by Dr. Mia M. Mochizuki (Jesuit School of Theology / Graduate Theological Union, University of California, Berkeley / ICC Visiting Scholar) will be held on 20 November, 2008.

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ICC Lecture titled "Gay and lesbian identity debates in Japan" by Dr. Wim Lunsing, author of Beyond Common Sense: Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary Japan (Kegan Paul, 2001) was held on October 23, 2008

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The overview of the research conducted by Global Food Project during 2007 will be presented at the Sophia University Research Institute Festival (上智大学研究機構FESTIVAL)
Title: Globalizing food consumption and the construction of social identity
Speaker: James Farrer
September 30, 12:00-12:30 / Room 1702, 17th Floor, Sophia University, Building #2

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The date for the Global Food Project Symposium has been finalized.
Symposium on "Globalization, food and social identities in the Pacific region"
Feb. 21-22, 2009
Read more about the symposium

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A discussion sponsored by the Institute of Comparative Culture
Youth in Contemporary Society
Anne Allison: Professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University
David Slater: Associate professor of cultural anthropology at Sophia University

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ICC Office will be closed from August 1, 2008 to August 19, 2008. We apologize for the inconveniences this might cause you. We will be open again from August 20. (Office hours: from 10am to 5pm) Thank you.

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ICC Lecture titled "Advocating the Local on a Global Basis: The Slow Food Movement in Japan" by Stephanie Assmann (Lecturer, Center for the Advancement of Higher Education, Tohoku University) will be held on July 28, 2008

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ICC Lecture titled "NGOs, Regional Governance and Sustainable Development in East Asia" by Kim DoHyang Reimann (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta) will be held on July 17, 2008

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CC Lecture titled "Is Global Governance Bad for East Asian Queers?" by Josephine HO (Professor and Coordinator, Center for the Study of Sexualities, National Central University, Chung Li, Taiwan) will be held on July 10, 2008

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ICC Lecture titled "The Virtual Economy of Crayfish Farming in China" by Sidney CHEUNG (Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong) took place in June 26.

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ICC announces its new Director and Vice Director (effective July 1st 2008)
Director: James Farrer (Associate Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Liberal Arts)
Vice Director: Emmanuel Chéron (Professor of Marketing, Faculty of Liberal Arts)

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ICC Lecture titled "Impact of "Bug-Finding" Tools on Testing Capability - Evidence from Software Development" by Allan SUMIYAMA will be held on June 12, 2008.

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ICC Lecture titled "The Concept of the Future and Perspectives on Women's Lives in Meiji Japan" by Kyoko KURITA (Pomona College, CA USA) will be held on June 10, 2008.

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ICC Lecture titled "The Cultural Logic of Chinese Reproductive Behavior" by Dr. G. William Skinner (University of California, Davis) will be held on May 26, 2008.

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ICC Lecture titled "Figuring the Digital Text" by Jun MIZUKAWA (ICC Visiting Researcher/ Department of Anthropology, Columbia University) will be held on April 24, 2008.

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