Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2010-2011

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February 19, 2011, 14:00-17:30, Room 10-301, 3F, Bldg. 10
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and Peace and Democracy Institute of Korea University presents a workshop on

Migration and Multicultural Coexistence in East Asia

 

Open to Sophians only

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 17:30, Room L-911, 9F, Library Bldg.
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents a special seminar on

The Domestic-Foreign Policy Nexus in China and the Current Sino-Japanese Relationship

Dr. Ren Xiao, Professor and Associate Dean of the Institute of International Studies of Fudan University
 

Open to Sophians only

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February 2 (Wed), 2011 , 17:30-19:00 , 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

Perceptions and Realities for Local Communities in the Afghanistan War

Dr. Matthew Arnold , Senior Research Fellow, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
 

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January 15 (Sat), 2011 , 13:30-17:15 , 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture presents a workshop on

Networks in Early/Modern Japan

Organizer: Bettina Gramlich-Oka (Sophia University)
Language: English

Now a video of this event is online: http://www.erp.sophia.ac.jp/Projects/ocw/research/comparativeculture.html

 

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December 2 (Thu), 2010 , 17:30-19:00 , 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010 in cooperation with CSR Watch and DSIA

Under-Development:

Making Aid and Entrepreneurship Work in the Developing World
Elmira Bayrasli , Vice President of Partnerships, Policy & Outreach, Endeavor
 

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December 7 (Tue), 2010 , 17:30-19:00 , 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

Religion and National Identity Formation

Japanese-American Buddhism in Prewar Hawaii and California
Dr. Duncan Williams , Director, Center for Japanese Studies, U. C. Berkeley
 

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November 25 (Thu), 2010, 17:30-19:00 , 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

Is There a Transnational Queer Studies?

Dr. Donald E. Hall, Professor, West Virginia University
 

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Nov.20, 2010,13:30, 301, Bldg.10
Institute of Comparative Culture presents a workshop on

Intellectual Networks in Early Modern Japan

Organizer: Bettina Gramlich-Oka (Sophia University)
Language: English

Now a video of this workshop is online: http://www.erp.sophia.ac.jp/Projects/ocw/research/comparativeculture.html

 

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Nov.13, 2010,14:00, 301, Bldg.12
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents a conference on

Cosplay:
Media, Identity and Performance in Japan and Beyond

Organizer: David H. Slater (Sophia University)
Admission: Free (open to the general public)
Language: English and Japanese

 

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Nov.4, 2010, 17:30, L-921
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

Mao's Great Famine:
A History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe

Prof. Frank Dikotter, University of Hong Kong

 

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Oct. 28, 2010,17:30,10-301
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

Good Woman, Bad Woman: A Question of Morality

Dr. Fouzia Saeed, Director of Mehergath (NGO) and 2010 Fellow of Asian Leadership Fellow Program

 

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Oct.19, 2010,17:30,18:00-,10-301
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

Digital Terrorism & Hate:
Challenges & Consequences for Leaders Worldwide

Rabbi Abraham Cooper
Please note that the starting time of the lecture has changed.
 

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Oct. 11, 2010,17:30,10-301
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2010

150 Years of Japanese-German Relations:
The Prussian Expedition to East Asia and the 1861 Treaty of Amity and Commerce with Japan

Dr. Bernd Martin, Freiburg University

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Oct. 2, 2010, 09:30, 10-301
Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents a workshop on

Sexual boundary crossings and sexual contact zones in East Asia

Saturday Oct. 2, 2010
Sophia University Yotsuya Campus

Lectures in English, No registration required

For a workshop program, paper abstracts, click here

Event Flyer

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July 16 2010, 17:30, 10-301
平成22年度科学研究費補助金プロジェクト:食文化におけるコンタクト・ゾーンと
ソフト・パワーの社会学的研究
上智大学比較文化研究所共催

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Project for Year 2010: "Traveling Cuisines" in Asia: Sociological inquiries into culinary contact zones and culinary soft power and Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Performing, Placemaking and Re-Presenting: Brazilian Restaurants in Tokyo

Vera Zambonelli
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawai'i Manoa
ICC Visiting Scholar

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July 15 2010, 17:00, 10-301
ICC Lecture Series 2010

Distracted Listening: Background Music, Noise, and Ambient Sounds in Recessionary Tokyo

Lorraine Plourde
Lecturer in Anthropology and Media, Society, and the Arts, State University of New York, Purchase

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July 10 2010, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, 10-301
ICC International Conference on

Alternative Politics: Youth, Media, Performance and Activism in Urban Japan

Institute of Comparative Culture Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Organizer: David Slater (Associate Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University)

Language: English and Japanese

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July 1, 2010, 17:00, 10-301
ICC Lecture Series 2010

The Politics of Islam and Nation-Building in Post-Soviet Central Asia

John Schoeberlein
Director, Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus, Harvard University

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June 28,, 2010, 17:00, 10-301
ICC Lecture Series 2010

Governance and Regional Economic Integration in Asia from a European Perspective

Robert F. Owen
Professor of Economics, University of Nantes, France

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June 24,, 2010, 17:30, 10-301
ICC Lecture Series 2010

What Can Be Said? Communication and the Intimacy of Ethnographic Fieldwork

Allison Alexy
Dept. of Anthropology & Sociology, Lafayette College

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May 11,, 2010, 17:30, L-921
ICC Lecture Series 2010

"Women Ordination in Theravada Buddhism"
タイ上座部仏教における女性の授戒に関する一考察

 

Dr. George A. Sioris(Ambassador of Greece, Ret.)

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April 24, 2010, 15:30, 10-301
ICC Lecture Series 2010

Shrine, Church, and State: The Borders between "Teaching" and "Religion"
神社、教会、国家: 「教」と「宗教」の境界線

Kate Wildman Nakai(Professor Emeritus, Sophia University)
ケイト ワイルドマン ナカイ(上智大学名誉教授)

Now the video of this talk is online: http://www.erp.sophia.ac.jp/Projects/ocw/research/comparativeculture.html