Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2005-2006

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
April 18, 2005

Sufferings in Christianity and Voodoo: Religious Interpretation in a Ghanaian Town

Dr. Nadia Lovell (Research Fellow, University of Uppsala, Sweden-ICC Visiting Scholar)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ SASE Lecture Series
May 17, 2005

Project-based firms: New Organizational Form or Variations on a Theme?

Dr. Richard Whitley (Former President of SASE
Professor and Director of Research, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ SASE Lecture Series
June 7, 2005

Beyond path dependency? Constructing new models for institutional change: The case of capital markets in Japan"

(From an article published with Prof. Glenn Morgan in Socio-Economic Review, Version 3, June 2004)

Ms. Izumi Kubo (Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Fund Manager, International Equity Investments, BNP Pariba Asset Management Japan)

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
June 14, 2005

Marketing Research in Action at JMR: Theory, Strategy, Fieldwork and Internship Profile

Richard F. May (Japan Consumer Marketing Research Institute (JMR) Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Temple University, Japan)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ CSR Watch Lecture Series
July 11, 2005

BP in Vietnam: Social Investment, an Evolution

Prof. Miles Dodd (Omron Fellow, ITEC, Doshisha University)

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Institute of Comparative Culture Informal Seminar
July 19, 2005

リスクと心理学的意思決定(Risk and Psychology of Decision-Making)

広田すみれ(東京女学館大学 国際教養学部 助教授)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ 学内共同研究Lecture Series
October 17, 2005

IT M&A' s in Japan: Special Reference to Livedoor's Ambitions

Dr. Jay Rajasekera (International University of Japan, Niigata)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ CSR Lecture Series
October 18, 2005

企業、NGO、国連、新たなパートナーシップへの期待

高島肇久(外務省参与)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ 学内共同研究Lecture Series
October 25, 2005

リスクと組織風土の測定

岡本浩一(東洋英和女学院大学人間科学部)

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Sophia/ ISM Program Special Lecture
October 12, 2005

Consumer Behavior and Retailing in Japan

Ikuo Takahashi (Faculty of Commerce, Keio University)

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Sophia/ ISM Program Special Lecture
October 13, 2005

Current Research on Consumer Behavior in Japan

Richard May (Director, International Division, JCMR)

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Sophia/ ISM Program Special Lecture
October 17, 2005

IT Project Implementation in Japan: Issues and Differences

Dr. Jay Rajasekera (IUJ Niigata)

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Sophia/ ISM Program Special Lecture
October 21, 2005

Japan's Companies: Change and Continuity

Dr. James Abegglen (Chairman, Asia Advisory Service K.K)

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Sophia/ ISM Program Special Lecture
October 25, 2005

The Market for Prestigious Brands in Japan

Emmanuel Prat (President, Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Japan)

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
November 29, 2005

Creative Social Research: Rethinking Themes and Methods

Ananta Kumar Giri (Associate Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies)

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ CSR Lecture Series
November 29, 2005

Role of United Nations in CSR

Dr. Manuel M. Escudero (Head, Global Compact Networks, UN Global Compact Office, N.Y.)

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Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series
November 30, 2005

Evolution of Development Theory and Policy

Dr. Gustav Ranis,
Frank Altschul Professor Emeritus of International Economics
Department of Economics, Yale University

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Institute of Comparative Culture/ FASID/ CSR Lecture Series
January 10, 2006

Doing Well and Doing Good – Business Engagement at the Base of the Economic Pyramid

William J. Kramer (Deputy Director, Development Through Enterprise Program, World Research Institute (WRI), Washington D.C.)
Mark Milstein (Business Research Director, Sustainable Enterprise program, WRI)
Rob Katz (Program Analyst, Development Through Enterprise program, WRI)

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Institute of Comparative Culture Mini Conference
March 4, 2006

Race in Japan: Transformations and Challenges

Ichigaya Campus, Sophia University Room 402, Main Building,

Program
Keynote Speaker:
*MICHAEL WEINER, Professor of East Asian History & Director of International Studies, Soka University of America "Culture Wars and the Politics of Identity in Modern Japan"
*GRACIA LUI FARRER, Ph.D. dissertator, Dept. of Sociology, University of Chicago "Between Privilege and Prejudice: Chinese Immigrant Employees in Japan's Transnational Economy"
*KEIKO YAMANAKA, Lecturer, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley 'Racialized' Transnational Social Spaces of Undocumented Workers in Japan
*ANGELO ISHI, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Musashi University "Brazilians in Japan―A Silent or a Noisy Minority?"
*JOHN G. RUSSELL Professor of Anthropology, Faculty of Regional Studies, Gufu University "Playing (with) Race: Authenticity, Mimesis, and Racial Performance in the Transcultural Diaspora: or How Black Has Become the New Black Discussant:
*JOHN CLAMMER, Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Comparative Culture, Sophia University Convener:
*DAVID H. SLATER, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Faculty of Comparative Culture, Sophia University

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公開学習センターと共催研修プログラム
September 12~November 4, 2005

Sophia/ International School of Management (ISM)
Japanese Society and Business Program 2005

以下の10コース(各コースとも70分の授業10回から成る)をフランスのビジネススクールの学生23名に提供、その他に上智大学の生徒も参加できる公開講演会(前出)を5回行った。

Core Courses
Japanese Organization Behavior: Philippe Debruox, Ph.D.
Japanese Politics and Society: Tomohito Shinoda, Ph.D.
Business Japanese: Takafumi Shimizu, Ph.D.
Japanese Economy: Hiroya Ichikawa, Ph.D.
Japanese History and Culture: Harald Fuess, Ph.D.
Advanced Courses
Recent Issues in Globalization: Yoshitaka Okada, Ph.D. / Junko Uenishi, M.S
Culture, the Market and Advertising: John McCreery, Ph.D.
E-commerce in Japan: William Claster, M.A., Jim Weisser
Japanese Corporate Strategy in the New Economy: Edmund Henry, M.A.
Marketing in Japan: Emmanuel Cheron, Ph.D.