Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2013-2014

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ICC Lecture

Public Safety, Security and Surveillance in the Global City: Views from Tokyo

David Murakami-Wood, PhD
18:30-20:00 / Mar.17 (Mon), 2014 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC workshop organized by Research Unit "Japanese Literature in Motion"

Trajectories of ‘Japanese’ Texts in the Early Twentieth Century

13:00-17:30 / Mar.8 (Sat), 2014 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Social Fragmentation and Sustainability in Palestinian Communities: Resilience and Uncertainty in Everyday Life

Joshua Rickard, PhD
18:30-20:00 / Mar.3 (Mon), 2014 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Emotions: Are They the Key to Culture?

James M. Jasper, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
18:30-20:00 / Jan. 14 (Tue), 2014 /Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

"It's Time to Give back!": Competitive Charity in Today's Global Yoga

Anne KOCH, Cultural Study of Religion, University of Munich
17:30-19:00 / Jan. 9 (Thu), 2014 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice

Kristin Surak, Senior Lecture in Japanese Politics at SOAS, University of London
18:30-20:00 / Dec. 13 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture organized by ICC Research Unit Postcolonial Asian Cities

Urbanizing China in War and Peace: Wuxi County, 1911-1945

Toby Lincoln, Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester
17:30-19:00 / Dec. 12 (Thu), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Fatherhood and Consumption: An Exploratory Study of Soon-to-be Fathers in Japan

Florian Kohlbacher, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) Tokyo
18:00-19:30 / Dec. 9 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Takeshima and Shimane Prefecture

Alexander Bukh, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University, Wellington
17:30-19:00 / Dec. 5 (Thu), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Twenty-One Haiku Lessons from The Book of Tea

Michael Dylan Welch, Vice president of the Haiku Society of America
17:30-19:00 / Dec. 2 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

From Private to Public: Portrait Photography and Changing Social Mores in Late Meiji Japan

Karen M. Fraser, Assistant Professor, Department of Art & Art History, Santa Clara University
ICC Visiting Fellow
18:30-20:00 / Nov.25 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Hard-fisted Piety: Christian militias in the Minahasa

Laurens Bakker, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies
Institute of Sociology of Law, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
17:15-18:45 / Nov.19 (Tue), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Intercultural Theatre and Acting in a Global Age: an alternative view

Phillip Zarrilli, Founding Artistic Director of The Llanarth Group
Professor of Performance Practice in the Drama Department at Exeter University
18:00-19:30 / Nov.15 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture organized by ICC Research Unit Postcolonial Asian Cities

Angry Ghosts: 1900's Boxer Crisis as Global History

Jeff WASSERSTROM, Chancellor's Professor of History, U.C. Irvine
17:30-19:00 / Oct.31 (Thu), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

"Brazil in the Global Crisis Context"

José Marcos DOMINGUES, Professor of Law, Rio de Janeiro State University
17:15-18:45 / Oct.14 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Screening of a film in affiliation with CIEE

"Girl Rising"
The message is simple: educate girls and you will change the world
17:15- / Oct. 11 (Fri), 2013 / Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture in cooperation with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and the NPO “DSIA (Durable Social Innovation Alliance)”

Microfinance and BOP in India:The Importance for Indian Inclusive Development and Internship Opportunities for Japanese Students

Mr. Prem Das Rai, Member of Parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha (elected directly by people)
Lower House of Indian Parliament (representing Sikkim State)
13:30-15:00/ September 9 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 12, 2F, Rm 202
Language: English
For those who are interested in attending the presentation, please send your name, affiliation and status to seminar@dsia.or.jp

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ICC Lecture

“Realists” versus “Idealists”: Ideological Struggles in Japan's Intellectual Field of the 1960s in the Light of the Debate on Sartre's "A Plea for Intellectuals"

Simone Müller, University of Zurich
17:00-19:00/ July 11 (Thu), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Beyond ‘the West’ and ‘the East: Occidentalism, Orientalism, and Self-Orientalism in Italy-Japan Relations

Toshio MIYAKE, Marie Curie Researcher at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice / ICC Visiting Fellow
17:30-19:00/ July 5 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A Symposium organized by ICC 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Unit
Commemoration of 3.11 (Part Two)

Art of 3.11 Commemoration

July 1 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, Rm 301
Program: PDF
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A Symposium organized by ICC 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Unit
Commemoration of 3.11 (Part One)

Ethnographies of Commemoration

June 28 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, Rm 301
Program: PDF
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture organized by ICC 3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity Research Unit

Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923

Gennifer Weisenfeld, Professor of Modern Japanese Art History and Visual Culture, Duke University
18:00-19:30/ June 26 (Wed), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A Symposium organized by ICC Global Food Research Unit

Travelling Cuisines: Culinary Politics and Transnational Foodways in and out of Asia

9:00-18:00 / June 22 (Sat), 2013 /Sophia University, Library Building 9F, Rm 911
Program: Click here (PDF)
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A Symposium organized by ICC Network Studies Research Unit

Women and Networks in Nineteenth Century Japan

10:00-17:45/ June 8 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 12, 1F, Rm 102
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Human Security Studies: Building a More Humane World

Sorpong PEOU, Professor and Chair, Department of Politics, University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
17:30-19:00/ May 27 (Mon), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Mothers, Daughters and Sex: Negotiating young women’s sexuality in British and Hong Kong families

Stevi Jackson, Professor of Women’s Studies and Director of the Centre for Women’s Studies at
the University of York, UK
17:30-19:00/ May 21 (Tue), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture organized by ICC Global Food Research Unit

How Tokyo Invented Sushi

Jordan SAND, Associate Professor of Japanese History and Culture, Georgetown University
18:00-19:30/ May 10 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

After Exile: Cuban Diaspora, Revolutionary Nostalgia and Global Tourism

Ruth BEHAR, Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan
18:30-20:00/ April 19 (Fri), 2013 /Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 912
Language: English / No registration necessary

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