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5 December 2016 (Mon.)
– 20 January 2017 (Fri.)
10:00–17:00
(Closed on weekends, holidays and 29 Dec. 2016 - 3 Jan. 2017)
Jiro Ose Photo Exibition: Places and Peoples Afar, Close to Home and Heart
[open]

“Conflicts,” “Violence,” “Natural Disasters.” As the world as we know it slides into unknown in real time, and people are chased into the circumstance beyond my imagination, I witnessed the human spirit endure and persevere in each moment. I will be very grateful if you can share my experiences through my photographs.

  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No registration is required.
Organized by
The Potential Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Managing Hazards in Asia and Africa: The Anthropological Explorations into the Linkage of Micro-Macro Perspectives 2
ILCAA 1F
9 December 2016 (Fri.)
14:00–18:30
Symposium “Construction of the Face-Body studies in transcultural conditions”
[open]

Symposium “Construction of the Face-Body studies in transcultural conditions”

  • 1. 14:00-14:05 Ryoko NISHII (ILCAA) Opening Address
  • 2. 14:05-14:15 Ikuya TOKORO (ILCAA) General Introduction
  • 3. 14:15-14:25 Masami YAMAGUCHI (Chuo University) Katsumi WATANABE (Waseda University) “Introduction: Faces and Bodies as Interface of Cultures”
  • 4. 14:25-14:55 Tetsuya KONO (Rikkyo University) “I have no face” A schizophrenia patient’s experience
  • 5. 14:55-15:25 Kohske TAKAHASHI (Chukyo University),Takanori OISHI (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), Masaki SHIMADA (Teikyo University of Science) “Facial and bodily expressions among diverse cultures and regions: An experimental field study”
  • 6. 15:40-16:10 Momo SHIOYA (University of Shimane) “What do the various Muslim veils represent?: A case study of Indonesia”
  • 7. 16:10-16:40 Yukako YOSHIDA (ILCAA) “Representation of faces in Balinese performing arts: puppets, masks, and make up”
  • 8. 16:55-17:25 Hiroshi HARASHIMA (The University of Tokyo), Seiichi KITAYAMA (Rikkyo University), Ryusuke KAKIGI (National Institute for Physiological Sciences) Comments
  • 9. 17:25-18:30 Discussions
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
The Potential Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Managing Hazards in Asia and Africa: The Anthropological Explorations into the Linkage of Micro-Macro Perspectives 2
303
10 December 2016 (Sat.)
10:00–17:15 (open), 17:30–18:00 (closed)
The 3rd meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Transformation of Religion as Reflected in Javanese Texts (2): Rethinking the Process of Islamization” / The 1st meeting, KAKENHI “Rethinking the Process of Islamization”
[open]

10:00-12:00 (Room 607) (open)

  • 1. Reading Babad Tanah Jawi

13:00–17:15 (Room 302) (open)

  • 2. Yasushi TONAGA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) “‘Religious Complex of Sufism, Tariqa and Saint Veneration’ and Islam in Southeast Asia”
  • 3. Yumi SUGAHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Osaka University) “Nine saints in Java”

17:30–18:00 (closed)

  • 4. Meeting (Closed meeting)
  • Language: Japanese
Jointly sponsored by
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Transformation of Religion as Reflected in Javanese Texts (2): Rethinking the Process of Islamization” and JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Principle Investigator: Yumi SUGAHARA (Osaka University) #16H05662)
Room 607 and 302, Nakanoshima Center, Osaka Univeristy (4-3-53 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka City)
11 December 2016 (Sun.)
14:00–19:00
The 1st meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia: Cross-Linguistic Comparative Studies of Literary and Religious Texts”
[open]
  • 1. Nobuhiro OTA (ILCAA) “Blurring Boundaries of Cultural / Literary Histories of Early Modern South Asia: A Perspective from Courtly Literature / Culture of the Mysore Kingdom”
  • 2. Kiyokazu OKITA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) “Vaiṣṇava Perceptions of Muslim Authority in Early Modern South Asia: Based on Bengali Hagiographies of Caitanya”
  • 3. Discussion
  • Language: Japanese, English
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Hongo Satellite 8F
11 December 2016 (Sun.)
15:00–18:30
Symposium “Disaster Relief and Community Development in Bangladesh”
[open]

<Part 1>Disaster Relief and Community Development

  • 1. Masahiko TOGAWA (ILCAA) Introduction
  • 2. Keiko IKEDA (Shizuoka University) Disaster Risk Reduction in the Community Development by Local Governments.
  • 3. Naonori KUSAKABE (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) Disaster Recovery at Frequently Cyclone Affected Areas in Bangladesh

<Part 2> Activities by NGO at Local Level

  • 4. Masaaki OHASHI (University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo) & Yukiko FUJISAKI (Shapla Neer = Citizens’ Committee in Japan for Overseas Support) Policies of Domestic Disaster Management and Realities at the Local Level of NGO in Bangladesh: from the Activities by Shaplaneer
  • 5. Commentators: Ikuya TOKORO (ILCAA) / Takeshi TAMAKI (Nara Prefectural University) / Mineo TAKADA (Hiroshima Shudo University)
  • 6. Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
  • Organized by
    The Potential Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Managing Hazards in Asia and Africa: The Anthropological Explorations into the Linkage of Micro-Macro Perspectives 2
304
15 December 2016 (Thu.)
14:00–16:30
The 1st Meeting, Institute-wide Research Program “Establishment of a New Cooperative Research System for Solving Contemporary Problems in Asia and Africa”.
[open]
  • 14:00–14:05 Masato IIZUKA (ILCAA) On the Project
  • 14:05–14:35 Izumi HOSHI (ILCAA) “Tibetan pastoralists and their vocabulary: What we have learned through the interdisciplinary joint research project”
  • 14:35–15:05 Ikuya TOKORO (ILCAA) “Preliminary Study on Risk/Hazard and Indigenous Knowledge―Case studies on Maritime Southeast Asia (tentative title)”
  • 15:05-15:35 Hidemitsu KUROKI (ILCAA) “Urban-Rural Dimension of Syrian Civil War”
  • 15:35-15:50 Break
  • 15:50-16:30 General Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
ILCAA
304
16 December 2016 (Fri.)
– 18 December 2016 (Sun.)
Preliminary meeting for ILCAA Special course on Readings of Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents 2017/ The 35th meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “The new boundary-crossing approach on Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents (2) : Change and Duration in the Qin and Han as seen through a Comparison of Wooden Tablets from the Qin site of Liye and North-west Border Area of Han”

16 December, 14:00–18:00

  • 1. Arnd Helmut HAFNER (ILCAA) Preliminary survey of teaching materials ectracted from document tables of Liyeqinjian (First Part)
  • 2. Arnd Helmut HAFNER (ILCAA) Preliminary survey of teaching materials ectracted from document tables of Liyeqinjian (Second Part)

17 December, 10:00–18:00

  • 1. Dongshan (School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University) On prefectural branch offices in Liyeqinjian
  • 2. Takeyuki TAKAMURA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Meiji University) , Akira MOMIYAMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Toyo Bunko) Practical exercises in manual reproduction of wooden tablets (First Part)
  • 3. Takeyuki TAKAMURA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Meiji University) , Akira MOMIYAMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Toyo Bunko) Practical exercises in manual reproduction of wooden tablets (Second Part)

18 December, 10:00–16:00

  • 1. Briefings
  • 2. Tsuneko SUMIYA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nara University) Preliminary survey of teaching materials ectracted from northwestern document tables (First Part)
  • 3. Tsuneko SUMIYA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nara University) Preliminary survey of teaching materials ectracted from northwestern document tables (Secong Part)
301
16 December 2016 (Fri.)
– 18 December 2016 (Sun.)
Seminar on the Middle East and Islamic Studies for Students of Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Level
Supported by
JCAS(Japan Consortium for Area Studies)
306
17 December 2016 (Sat.)
13:00–18:00
The 2nd meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Typological Study of Microvariation in Bantu (Phase 1)”
[open]
  • 1. Presentations on 19 Microvariation parameters of the working language(s) by each participant
  • 2. Daisuke SHINAGAWA (ILCAA) “Report on Microvariation Workshop at University of Dar es Salaam”
  • 3. Daisuke SHINAGAWA (ILCAA) and Yuko ABE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, ILCAA Research Associate) “Introduction to up-dated Parameters on Microvariation and bussiness meeting on International Workshop of Bantu Microvariation on March 3-5”
  • Language: Japanese
302
17 December 2016 (Sat.)
14:00–18:00
Political Changes in the Middle East
[open]
  • 1. Misa KANAYA (Middle East Institute of Japan) “The Role of the Egyptian Judiciary in the Political Transitions”
  • 2. Ryo WAKAKUWA (Sophia University) “Tunisia’s Second Republic and the New Constitution”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • For registration, please contact : aa_nihu_kyoten[at]tufs.ac.jp (Please change [at] to @.)
Organized by
Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS)(NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East)
304
27 December 2016 (Tue.)
16:00–19:00
Public Lecture: Jiro Ose (photojournalist) “Places and People, Close to Home and Heart” / Julia Anne Zajkowski (Senior Resettlement Office, UNHCR) “Current Refugee Situation in Central and East Africa”
[open]
  • 1. 16:00–17:00 Jiro OSE (Photojournalist) “Places and People, Close to Home and Heart”

By the end of 2015, the number of individuals who were forcibly displaced worldwide, as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence, or human rights violations has reached the record-breaking 65.3 million,increased 5.8 million from the previous year. On average, 34,000 people are being displaced per day (24 people minute). As the globalization has accelerated and became a norm of the day, rare metal, gems, oil and tropical hardwood melt into our society in the forms of mobile phones, fashion accessories, furniture, automobiles and electricity. Can we simply say that this global humanitarian crisis is the occurrence in far-away places which is difficult to comprehend, and we don’t have any involvement?

  • 2. 17:15–18:15 Julia Zajkowski (Senior Resettlement Office, UNHCR) “Current Refugee Situation in Central and East Africa”

The lecture will cover the causes and reality of refugee crisis in East and Central Africa. It also discusses the burden on developing countries which host 86 percent of refugee population. As a senior resettlement officer of UNHCR, she will also discuss the challenge and the reality of the resettlement of refugees to the 3rd country.

  • 3. 18:15-19:00 discussion.
  • Language: Japanese and English
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
The Potential Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Managing Hazards in Asia and Africa: The Anthropological Explorations into the Linkage of Micro-Macro Perspectives 2
304
7 January 2017 (Sat.)
15:00–17:00
Lecture for the Japan Club of Kota Kinabalu by Kota Kinabalu Liaison Office
[open]
  • 1. 15:00–15:10 Takashi SAEKI (President, the Japan Club of Kota Kinabalu), Ikuya TOKORO (ILCAA) Opening Remarks
  • 2. 15:10-16:30 Nao KANEKO (IDE-Jetro/ILCAA Joint Researcher) “Learning “Multi-diversities” in Malaysia with Special Reference to Education”
  • 3. 16:30-17:00 Q & A session
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
KKLO and The Japan club of Kota Kinabalu
KINABALU JAPANESE SCHOOL (Lorong Burong Ejek House No.8, Jalan Tuaran, Miles 3.5, 88450, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia)
7 January 2017 (Sat.)
14:00–18:00
– 8 January 2017 (Sun.)
10:30–18:00
The 9th Seminar in Ottoman paleography and diplomatics
[open]

The 9th Seminar in Ottoman paleography and diplomatics

  • 7 January
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Jun AKIBA (Chiba University) Lecture on mazbata and reading mazbatas
  • 3. Jun AKIBA (Chiba University) Reading mazbatas
  • 8 January
  • 1. Jun AKIBA (Chiba University) Reading mazbatas
  • 2. Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA) Lecture on mahzar and reading mahzars
  • 3. Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA) Reading mahzars
  • 4. General Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required. Please see here. (in Japanese)
  • For more details, please see here. (in Japanese.)
Jointly sponsored by
ILCAA Core research program “Political, Social and Cultural Polarization and its Backgrounds in the Middle East and the Muslim World”, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA) Research Project Number:15H01895)
304
9 February 2017 (Thu.)
14:00–17:00
Information Resources Center (IRC) International Workshop
[open]
  • 1. Jun’ichi ODA (ILCAA) Introduction: Overview of the workshop and presentation of the guest speaker
  • 2. Lahcen DAAÏF (Université Lyon 2) ““Autours des Ethnographical Texts in Moroccan Berber (Dialect of Anti-Atlas) par M. Aki’o NAKANO”: Le témoignage de Lahsen Afouche revisité à la lumière des sociétés de Souss contemporaines.”
  • 3. Comments
  • Commentators: Rika HORIUCHI (Kanagawa University) , Masaki HORIUCHI (Seikei University), Tsuyoshi SAITO (Kobe University)
  • The working languages of the Workshop are French and Japanese. Interpreter: Naoko OKAMOTO (Senzoku Gakuen College of Music)
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Information Resources Center (IRC)
301
17 February 2017 (Fri.)
- 23 February 2017 (Thu.)
The 3rd Language Documentation Training Workshop in Miyako, Okinawa
[open]

This workshop has been planned to give training in language documentation in the context where the language is still spoken in order to to stimulate and support research in language documentation. It is designed for beginning researchers without much experience in working with Miyako and other Ryukyuan languages.

  • The workshop activities include:
  • - Collection of data for basic linguistic analyses
  • - Collection of natural discourse data
  • - Analysis of basic linguistic structure
  • - Processing and management of linguistic data
  • Language: Japanese
  • For details, please see here.
  • Organized by
    Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)
Ikema Island, Miyakojima, Okinawa

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