ICC News Archives 2015 - 2016

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Public lecture

Teaching Silence: Educational Approaches to Buraku Issues

Christopher Bondy
Date: February 12, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Lunch Time Lecture

BGM as Sensory Regulation: The Affective Management of Work Environments in Japan

Lorraine Plourde
Date: January 29, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 12:00-13:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 322 (ICC Meeting room)

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Film screening and discussion session with Eiji Oguma

Documentary film "Tell the Prime Minister" followed by a discussion session

Date: January 15, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 17:30-20:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 4F, Rm 414

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Public Lecture

Against NGOs?: Three moments in development history, and what they tell us about management and civil Society

Nidhi Srinivas
Date: January 12, 2016 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public Lecture

BUILDING BRIDGES OR BARRIERS? : Religion in the East and West

Mark David Luttio
Date: January 18, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public Lecture

Searching for the Missing Women in War-Prone Society of Medieval Japan

Hitomi Tonomura
Date: December 17, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public Lecture

Murakami Haruki, World Literature and Kafka on the Shore

Reiko Abe Auestad
Date: December 11, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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ICC Film Screening and a Book Launch

Documentary film showing: “Down: Indie Rock in the PRC”and a book launch talk by the authors of Shanghai Nightscapes: A Century-Long Journey through Shanghai’s Nightlife Subcultures

James Farrer and Andrew David Field
Date: December 10th, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 17:00-18:00 (Film) 18:30-20:00 (Talk)
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and the Ohara Institute for Social Research, Hosei University presents

Reverse Sequencing of Labor and Environmental Movements: Taiwan and South Korea

Hwa-Jen Liu
Date: December 8, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Workshop

Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Workshop 2. in the Youth Activism Workshop Seiries

The Rise of Youth Activism in Taiwan and Hong Kong
Organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"
Date: December 5, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 13:00-16:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Flyer in PDF: Click here

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ICC Special Book Launch

Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan: Political, Religious, and Sociocultural Responses

with editors Mark Mullins and Koichi Nakano
Date: November 30th, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Lecture for Sophia Open Research Week

The Untold History of Taiwanese Migration Under the Japanese Flag, 1895-1945

Linyi Tseng
Date: November 27th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Geophysical Gifts and Dangers in Japan: Toward an Anthropology of the Earth

Emily Sekine
Date: November 24, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 912

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Workshop

Anpo Revisited: Workshop 1. in the Youth Activism Workshop Seiries

Organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"
Date: November 14, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 13:00-16:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Flyer in PDF: Click here

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Public lecture

What has Karoshi got to do with Fukushima disaster?

Rika Morioka
Date: November 11, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Contemporary China-North Korea relations: Can China give up on North Korea?

Seong-Hyon LEE, Kyushu University
Date: November 12, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Lecture for Sophia Open Research Week

Light and Darkness: Reflections on the Study of Japanese Literature in Germany

Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit
Date: November 17th, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: Sophia University,Library, 8F, Rm 821

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Public lecture

From Colliery to Fukushima:60 Years of Tomiyama Taeko's Art

Laura Hein
Date: October 21st, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Ireland votes Yes to Equal Marriage: How a minority won a majority

Tiernan Brady
Date: October 5th, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Measuring for What: Networked Citizen Science Movements after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Yasuhito Abe
Date: July 24th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

“Real(ity) Problem:” Otaku and the Politics of Imagination

Patrick W. Galbraith
Date: July 22, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Worshop

Translations and Japanese literary studies

Date: July 18th, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 13:30-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "Japanese Text in Motion"

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Panel Discussion

A panel discussion on sustainability: Rethinking Sustainability after 3.11

Date: July 17th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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Public lecture

Yatô Tamotsu, the Japanese Photographic Male Nude, and Future Gay Nostalgia

Jonathan M Hall
Date: July 10th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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ICC Special Event

The Nepal Earthquake:

Drawing attention to remote areas of Dolakha through ethnographic film, “A Life with Slate” and a report from the Director, Dipesh Kharel

Date: July 7th, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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Public lecture

Of Wallflowers, Idols and Role Models:Harisenbon and Female Comedians in Japan

Till Weingärtner
Date: June 29th, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Film screening and discussion

Nuclear Nation 2 (フタバから遠く離れて第二部) a film screening and discussion with the director Atsushi Funahashi

Date: June 26th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 18:00-20:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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Panel Discussion hosted by ICC and IGC

The Politics of Voice and Silence: Panel Discussion on Media Openness and Historical Revisionism in Contemporary Japan

Panelists
・Andrew Gordon (Professor of History, Harvard University)
・David McNeill (Journalist and Lecturer, Sophia University)
・Koichi Nakano (Professor of Political Science, Sophia University)
・Takashi Uemura (Journalist and Lecturer, Hokusei Gakuen University)
・Mina Watanabe (Secretary General, Women’s Active Museum for War and Peace)
・Tomomi Yamaguchi (Associate Professor of Anthropology, Montana State University)
Date: June 28th, 2015 (Sun)
Time: 15:00-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508

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Public lecture

Girlscape: Discover Japan Campaign and the Marketing of Mediatic Ambiance

Tomiko Yoda
Date: June 17th, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

The Socialist Modern at Rest and Play: Spaces of Leisure in North Korea

Robert Winstanley-Chesters
Date: June 24th, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Sophia Symposium

Empire and Aftermath: New Perspectives on the Legacies of the Japanese Empire

Hosted by ICC Research Unit on "Postcolonial Asian Cities"
Date: June 19th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 10:45-17:45 (Click the event title for more detailed information).
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Confraternities and Parishes in Early Modern Nagasaki

Carla Tronu
Date: June 4th, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Washoku on the World Stage: UNESCO and the Promotion of Japanese Cuisine

Theodore Bestor
Date: June 2nd, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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ICC Special Event

A Field Report and Response Plan from Disaster Stricken Nepal by Habitat for Humanity Japan

Date: May 15th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: Session (1)17:30-19:00 (in English) Session (2) 19:30-21:00 (in Japanese)
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508

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Public lecture

From Exotic Demon to Queer Savior:The Textual Transformations of Amakusa Shirō

Rebecca Suter
Date: May 19th, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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ICC with Asian Rural Institution; Panel Discussion

Training for transformation:

how a training program can impact values to bring about broader change in communities
Date: April 28 (Tue), 2015
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: Sophia University,10-301, 3F, Building 10

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Public lectuer

Regulating Funny: Humor and the Law

Laura E. Little
Date: April 15th, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lectuer

Manga Empire: Comics and Companion Species

Thomas LAMARRE

Date: April 27th, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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ICC Panel Discussion

Journeys Along the Atomic Highway: History, Politics, Performance and Memoir

Date: April 20 (Mon), 2015
Time: 17:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
The venue for the event changed to 10-301, 3F, Building 10

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