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Thu 21 Jan 2021
14:00–16:30
Institute-wide Research Program “Establishment of a New Cooperative Research System for Solving Contemporary Problems in Asia and Africa” The 5th meeting
[open]
  • 14:00–14:10 Izumi HOSHI (ILCAA Director) Welcome remarks
  • 14:10-14:40 Hideo SAWADA (ILCAA) “Loanwords in Burmish Minority Languages in Kachin State”
  • 14:40-15:10 Kota KARIYA (ILCAA) “Medicine and Slave Raiding in the Early Sokoto Caliphate”
  • 15:10-15:40 Yukako YOSHIDA (ILCAA) “Balinese Performing Arts Responding to Covid-19: Edification, Comfort, and Prayer”
  • 15:50–16:30 General Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Open to the public: Those who wish to participate this forum are expected register on this site, by January 19, 2021.(in Japanese)
Organized by
ILCAA
Online meeting
Fri 22 Jan 2021
15:00–17:10
Field Science Colloquium “Present and Future of Historical Big Data Research”
[open]
  • 15:00 Introduction
  • 15:10 [Presentation 1]
  • Asanobu KITAMOTO (ROIS-DS Center for Open Data in the Humanities / National Institute of Informatics) “Historical Big Data: Data-Driven Humanities Research by the Structuring of Records in the Past”
  • 15:40 [Presentation 2]
  • Yoko NISHIMURA (Toyo University) “Re-Identify Silk Road Ruins:Toyobunko Archive and Development of Ruins Database”
  • 16:10 [Presentation 3]
  • Yasuyuki KANO (Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo) “Minna de Honkoku and Historical Earthquake Studies”
  • 16:40-17:10 Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required.
  • For registration, please visit the link here (in Japanese). Registration deadline is 18th Jan.
Jointly Sponsored by
Field Science Center (FSC), ROIS-DS Center for Open Data in the Humanities / National Institute ofInformatics, Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) “Connectivity and Trust-building in the Islamic Civilization” (Principal Investigator: Hidemitsu KUROKI (ILCAA) Project Number: 20A104), Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) “Connectivity Analyses by Digital Humanities Method” (Principal Investigator: Wakako KUMAKURA (ILCAA) Project Number: 20H05830)
Online meeting
Fri 22 Jan 2021
14:00–18:00,
Sat 23 Jan 2021
10:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “The new boundary-crossing approach on Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents (4): Putting Daily Business of the Qin State Regional Administration under the Microscope” The 18th meeting

    22 Jan

  • 14:00-15:50 Ryohei ISHIHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 21 (first part)”
  • 16:10-18:00 Ryohei ISHIHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 21 (second part)”

23 Jan

  • 10:00-12:00 Sachiko IIDA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The Paleological association of Japan) “On Mobility and Administration seen in the Eastern Han Wooden Tablets from the Wuyi-Square”
  • 13:30-15:30 Tsuneko SUMIYA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nara University) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 22 (first part)”
  • 16:00-18:00 Tsuneko SUMIYA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Nara University) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 22 (seocnd part)”
  • Language: Japanese
301, Online meeting
Sat 23 Jan 2021
13:00–17:00
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “The Origin and Evolution of Sociality: Developing new theories of human evolution based on collaboration between anthropology and primatology”: Methodology study meeting
  • Keiichi OMURA (The Open University of Japan) “A Few thoughts on Description of Others' Behavior in Cultural Anthropology”(Tentative)
  • Language: Japanese
Organized by
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “The Origin and Evolution of Sociality: Developing new theories of human evolution based on collaboration between anthropology and primatology” (Principal Investigator: Kaori KAWAI(ILCAA) Project Number: 19H05591)
Online meeting
Sat 23 Jan 2021
14:00–17:00
LingDy Forum: Current Research on Vietnamese Language in Japan/ The 1st Vietnamese Language Colloquium
[open]
  • 14:00-14:10 Mayumi ADACHI (ILCAA) Introduction
  • 14:10-14:40 Sho YAMAOKA (Graduate School, Kyoto University) “The syllable-based laboratory phonology on Northern Vietnamese”
  • 14:40-15:10 Mayumi ADACHI (ILCAA) “The boundary of demonstratives, sentence-final particles, and interjections in Vietnamese”
  • 15:20-15:50 Takuya WASHIZAWA (Kanda University of International Studies) “Transition of possessive and nominalizing expressions in Vietnamese”
  • 15:50-16:10 Shota SATO (Graduate School, The University of Tokyo) “Semantic change of the disyllable Sino-Vietnamese vocabularies that include sound reduplications”
  • 16:10-16:40 Mika KONDO (Osaka University) “An attempt to practice the curriculum of teaching Vietnamese to Vietnamese children living in Japan”
  • 16:40-17:00 Discussion
  • Discussants: Atsushi KASUGA (Kanda University of International Studies), Masaaki SHIMIZU (Osaka University)
  • Organized by
    Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3 (LingDy3)”
Online meeting
Sat 23 Jan 2021
15:00–17:00
The fifth meeting of Palestine/ Israel research group in 2020
[open]
  • Shigeto KONDO (Senior Researcher, JIME Center, IEEJ) “Gulf Countries' Policies toward Israel and Palestine”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required. Please register from here. (in Japanese) Registration deadline is 21 January.
  • If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact to: c-hsuzuki87[at]g.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp (please change [at] to @)
  • If you have any questions about the project: info_palestine_israel[at]tufs.ac.jp (please change [at] to @)
Organized by
Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) at ILCAA, TUFS
Online meeting
Fri 29 Jan 2021
13:00–16:25
[open]

16:40-17:50
[Not open to the public]
Fieldnet Lounge 2020 “Different perspectives of Environmental Conservation -Towards collaboration action on the ground-”
  • 13:00-13:20 Opening
  • Introduction of this webinar by Ai SUZUKI (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Kyoto University, WiLCoLa) and Md. Abdul Aziz (Department of Zoology Faculty of Biological Sciences, Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh)
  • Part1: “Conservation” from practitioners’ perspectives

  • 13:20-13:35 Sayoko IINUMA (The Global Environmental Forum (GEF)) “The trend of companies contribution to environmental conservation: its trends and future”
  • 13:35-13:50 Akiko CHIBA (Peace Winds Japan) “Consideration of Environmental Conservation by International NGO”
  • 13:50-14:05 Susumu OHMORI (Former professor of Hokkaido University of Education) “How an experienced environmental educator sees the challenges and opportunities in current teaching methods and materials”
  • 14:05-14:20 Q&A
  • Part2: “Conservation” from researchers’ perspectives

  • 14:30-14:45 Sachi MATSUOKA (National Museum of Ethnology, Kyoto University) “The use of medical plants and its sustainability in India from an anthropologist Perspective”
  • 14:45-15:00 Yumi YAMANE (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Kyoto University, Wildlife Promising) “Conservation ecology of carnivore and people activities in Kenya”
  • 15:00-15:15 Syuta SAWAGURI (Kyoto University) “The endangered carnivores in India from an ecologist perspective”
  • 15:15-15:30 Q&A
  • 15:40-15:55 Comment: Gen YAMAKOSHI (Kyoto University)
  • 15:55-16:10 Comment: Shinya NUMATA (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
  • 16:10-16:25 Question and Discussion
  • Part3: [Closed session]
    Biodiversity conservation and collaboration in changing world

  • 16:40-17:00 Hiroshi NAKATA (JICA) “International politics and conservation in the past and future”
  • 17:00-17:45 Discussion
  • 17:45-17:50 Closing
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-resistration is needed. For registration, please visit this site. (in Japanese)
  • Registration deadline is 24 Jan.
  • For details, please see here. (in Japanese)
Jointly Sponsored by
ILCAA, WilCoLa, WILDLIFE PROMISING
Online meeting
Sat 30 Jan 2021
13:00–17:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Transition and Interaction among Modern Muslim Intellectuals” The 2nd meeting
  • 1. Presentation 1: Amane KOBAYASHI (Researcher, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan) “Islamic intellectuals and politics of modern Libya: impacts of the 2011 civil war”
  • 2. Presentation 2: Hatsuki AISHIMA (Associate Professor, National Museum of Ethnology) “Muslim Intellectuals and Mass Mediated Islam in Contemporary Egypt” (tentative title)
  • 3. Comment and general discussion, by all members
  • Language: Japanese
Online meeting
Fri 5 Feb 2021
14:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “The new boundary-crossing approach on Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents (4): Putting Daily Business of the Qin State Regional Administration under the Microscope” The 19th meeting
  • 14:00–15:50 Tatsuma MATSUSHIMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto-University) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 23 (first part)”
  • 16:10–18:00 Tatsuma MATSUSHIMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto-University) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 23 (second part)”
  • Language: Japanese
301, online meeting
Mon 8 Feb 2021
14:00–17:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Designing Spacio-Temporal Database in Asia” The 1st meeting
  • 1. Hsiung-Ming LIAO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences) “Progress Status of the Database-construction”
  • 2. Tsukasa MIZUSHIMA (ILCAA Fellow) “Examples of Data Entries to the Spacio-Temporal Database in Asia”
  • 3. Discussion
  • Language: English, Japanese
Online meeting
Thu 11 Feb 2021
- Fri 12 Feb 2021
10:00–18:00
Online workshop on academic skills 2021
[open]

ILCAA offers various seminar on field linguistics aimed mainly at junior researchers such as graduate students and post-doctoral researchers. The workshops aim to offer lectures and training that are useful for documenting and describing under-studied and under-documented languages.

Jointly Sponsored by
Shimoji Laboratory, Department of Linguistics, Kyushu University, ILCAA Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3 (LingDy3)”, Core Research Project “Endangered Languages and Dialects in Japan”, NINJAL
Online meeting
Fri 12 Feb 2021
18:30–19:30
FIELDPLUS Talk Show on line “Tibetan Food from Historical and Synchronic Points of View”
[open]
  • 18:30-19:30 FIELDPLUS Talk Show on line “Tibetan Food from Historical and Synchronic Points of View” in FIELDPLUS No. 25
  • Shiho EBIHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, JSPS/TUFS) “Food of Tibetan Pastoralists and its Change”
  • Masahiro HIRATA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine) “Traveling Amdo Tibet Searching for Milk: The Case Study of Milk Processing System in the Eastern Part of Qinghai”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-resistration is needed.
  • For registration, Please see here (in Japanese).
  • For inquiries, please contact: field-plus2☆tufs.ac.jp (Please change [☆] to @).
Jointly Sponsored by
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Constructing a Theory of Tibetan and Himalayan Pastoral Culture—Based on systematic comparisons of folk vocabulary—”, Editorial department of FIELDPLUS
Online meeting
Sat 13 Feb 2021
14:00–17:00
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “The Origin and Evolution of Sociality: Developing new theories of human evolution based on collaboration between anthropology and primatology”: Meeting
  • Hisashi OHTSUKI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI) “Recent theoretical developments in origins of sociality in humans”
  • Language: Japanese
Organized by
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) “The Origin and Evolution of Sociality: Developing new theories of human evolution based on collaboration between anthropology and primatology” (Principal Investigator: Kaori KAWAI(ILCAA) Project Number: 19H05591)
Online meeting
Fri 19 Feb 2021
14:00–18:00,
Sat 20 Feb 2021
10:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “The new boundary-crossing approach on Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents (4): Putting Daily Business of the Qin State Regional Administration under the Microscope” The 20th meeting

    19 Feb

  • 14:00-15:50 Kyoko MEGURO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto-University) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 24 (first part)”
  • 16:10-18:00 Kyoko MEGURO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto-University) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 24 (second part)”

20 Feb

  • 10:00-12:00 Yuko WASHIO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Ritsumeikan-University) “Typological Examination and Comparison of Folk and Staff Records in the Three Kingdom Wu-State Bamboo Slips from the Zoumalou-Site”
  • 13:30-15:30 Tatsuma MATSUSHIMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto-university) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 25 (first part)”
  • 16:00-18:00 Tatsuma MATSUSHIMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto-university) “Reading: Wooden Tablets from the 9th Layer of the Liyeqinjian 25 (seocnd part)”
  • Language: Japanese
301, online meeting
Sat 20 Feb 2021
14:00–17:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Construction of Method of Studies on Asian Scripts (2)” The 3rd meeting
  • 14:00-15:00 Hiroyuki SASAHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Ritsumeikan University) “Changes in form, reading, meaning and register of usage among sinoform characters borrowed into other cultures”
  • 15:30-17:00 All participants Discussion on the terms for the studies on scripts
  • Language: Japanese
Online meeting
Tue 23 Feb 2021
14:00–17:30
Workshop: Recent Studies of the Khitan Scripts and Documents (2021)
[open]
  • 14:00-14:10 Shintaro ARAKAWA (ILCAA) “On the Project ‘Construction of Method of Studies on Asian Scripts 2’”
  • 14:10-15:10 Masami OTAKE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) “Recent Studies of the Khitan Script and their Documents (Japan)”
  • 15:30-17:00 WU Yingzhe (Inner Mongolia University) “Recent Studies of the Khitan Script and their Documents (China)”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is needed.
  • Those who wish to participate this forum are expected to send an email with the title “Workshop registration” by February 19, 2021, to the address below.
    arakawa@aa.tufs.ac.jp
Jointly Sponsored by
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Construction of Method of Studies on Asian Scripts (2)”, Grammatological Informatics based on Corpora of Asian Scripts (GICAS)
Online meeting
Sat 27 Feb 2021
13:00–17:00
The 15th NINJAL Forums “Endangered Languages in Japan and Asia: What can we do for the revitalization of endangered language”
[open]
  • 13:00 Opening talk
  • 13:05 Intoroduction
  • 13:10-13:40 Lecture 1 Yoko KIBE (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics) “To protect dialects thoughout Japan”
  • 13:50-14:20 Lecture 2 Masahiro YAMADA (Associate professor/National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics ) “Preservation of Ryukyu tougue”
  • 14:30-15:00 Lecture 3 Keita KURABE (ILCAA) “Documentaion of vanishing oral traditions in Myanmar”
  • 15:10-15:40 Lecture 4 Tokusu KUREBITO (Professer/Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa) “Preservation of Chukuchi language spoken in Siberian region, Russia」”
  • 15:50-16:50 Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • *Pre-registration is needed.
  • For registration, Please see here .Registration deadline is 19th Feb.
Jointly Sponsored by
Core Research Project “Endangered Languages and Dialects in Japan”, NINJAL, ILCAA Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3 (LingDy3)”
Online meeting
Fri 6 Mar 2021
– Sat 7 Mar 2021
10:00–13:00
Field Linguistics Workshop: Grammatical Studies Workshops 19: Issues in language contact
[open]

    6 Mar

  • 10:00-10:10 Keita KURABE (ILCAA) Introduction
  • 10:10-10:50 So MIYAGAWA (Kansai University / Graduate School, Kyoto University) “Language contact between Coptic and Greek in Late Antique Egypt”
  • 10:50-11:30 Salvatore CARLINO (Kyushu University) “The influence of the Shuri dialect on the surrounding dialects - the case of the Iheya dialect”
  • 11:40-12:20 Yayun CHENG (Graduate School, Kyoto University) “Tense, aspect, and modality in Taiwan Mandarin”
  • 12:20-13:00 Kaidi LIN (Graduate School, Kyushu University) “A preliminary investigation of the phonology of Yilan Creole (Taiwan)”

7 Mar

  • 10:00-10:40 Takenori MURAKAMI(Graduate School, Kyoto University)“Agent marking in Nagamese”
  • 10:40-11:20 Hongwei ZHANG (Graduate School, University of Chicago) “Mechanisms paving the way for V-final in Ethiopian Semitic”
  • 11:30-12:10 Shuichiro NAKAO (Osaka University) “Against monolingualist linguistics: Describing two (or more) languages at one time”
  • 12:10-13:00 Discussion by all participants
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required.
  • Please see here.(in Japanese)
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3 (LingDy3)”
Online meeting
Wed 17 Mar 2021
17:00–20:00
Halle-Vihāra Collaborative Lecture Series 1
[open]
  • Opening address: Taiken KYUMA (Mie University), Satoshi OGURA (ILCAA)
  • Annette Schmiedchen (MLU) “Vihāra, mahāvihāra, and vihāramaṇḍala – The Terminology for Buddhist Monasteries and Nunneries in Sanskrit Epigraphy from Late Antiquity to the Early Medieval Period”
  • Questions and answers
  • Hiroko MATSUOKA (Universität Leipzig) “Bibliographical Data on Yamāri”
  • Questions and answers, closing address
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required.
Jointly Sponsored by
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Comprehensive Studies of Indian Buddhist Monasteries from the Gupta Period Onward” (Principal Investigator: Taiken KYUMA (Mie University) Project number: 18H03569),Seminar für Indologie, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Online meeting
Fri 19 Mar 2021
10:00–16:00
Field Linguistics Workshop “Presentations of Master's Theses on Field Linguistics”
[open]

    Under the pandemic of the COVID-19, it has become extremely difficult to hold face-to-face academic conferences. This situation prevents graduate students from building networks between researchers. In order to solve this problem as much as possible, we hold an online meeting for graduate students who have just submitted their master’s theses on field linguistics this year. We would like participants to build a researchers’ network through this meeting.

  • We are waiting for your applications.
  • For details, please check the link here. (This online meeting will be held in Japanese)
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Sciences 3 (LingDy3)”
Online meeting
Wed 24 Mar 2021
13:30–17:30
LingDy Interseminar
[open]

    ILCAA offers various seminar on field linguistics aimed mainly at junior researchers such as graduate students and post-doctoral researchers. The workshops aim to offer lectures and training that are useful for documenting and describing under-studied and under-documented languages.

  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • *Pre-registration is required.
  • Please see here (in Japanese).
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Sciences 3 (LingDy3)”
Online meeting
Wed 24 Mar 2021
17:00–20:00
Halle-Vihāra Collaborative Lecture Series 2
[open]
  • Introduction
  • Petra Kieffer-Pülz (MLU) “The meaning of vihāra in Pāli literature”
  • Questions and answers
  • Ryuta KIKUYA (Kyoto University) “Scripture and Commentary—The transmission of *Mahāmantrānudhāriṇī in Indian Tantric Buddhism”
  • Questions and answers, closing address
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required.
Jointly Sponsored by
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Comprehensive Studies of Indian Buddhist Monasteries from the Gupta Period Onward” (Principal Investigator: Taiken KYUMA (Mie University) Project number: 18H03569),Seminar für Indologie, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Online meeting

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