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Date/TimeEvent TitleDetailsVenue
Fri 7 Dec 2018
14:45–18:30
ILCAA Joint Research Project “The New Boundary-crossing Approach on Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents (3): Rediscovering the Japanese Tradition of Oriental Studies” The 26th meeting
  • 14:45–16:30 Kyoko MEGURO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) “On the Lifestyle of Women in the Inner Palace during the Han” (First part)
  • 16:45–18:30 Kyoko MEGURO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) “On the Lifestyle of Women in the Inner Palace during the Han” (Second part)
  • Language: Japanese
301
Sat 8 Dec 2018
13:00–18:00
– Sun 9 Dec 2018
10:00–12:30
JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) Project “Network Reinforcement toward the Formative Process Elucidation of Endangered Northern Languages” The 1st meeting
[open]

8 Dec

  • 13:00–13:10 Megumi KUREBITO (Toyama University) Opening address
  • [Lecture]
  • 13:10–14:10 Toshiro TSUMAGARI (Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples) “From Kotodama ‘word-spirit’ to North”
  • [Presentations]
  • 14:30–15:00 Aoi GEKA (Graduate School of Kyoto University) “A study of alternations and allophones appeared in Santa Mongolian spearkers”
  • 15:00–15:30 Na LI (Graduate School of Toyama University) “Toward the final identification of Japanese new loanwords in Chinese: Focusing on occurrence in the dictionaries and semantic changes”
  • 15:30–16:00 Yohei ONO (Graduate School of Open University of Japan) “A reconsideration and visualization on the lexicostatistical data in Hattori and Chiri (1960): from the viewpoint of mutual intelligibility”
  • [Special Lecture]
  • 16:20–17:20 Nobuhiro KISHIGAMI (National Museum of Ethnology) “Anthropological studies of indigenous cultures along the North Pacific Rim: History and current status”
  • 17:30–18:00 Business meeting

9 Dec

  • [Presentations]
  • 10:00–10:30 Osami OKUDA (Sapporo Gakuin University) “Metrics in kamuyukars of Chitose district: arial expanse of accent oriented meter in Ainu verse”
  • 10:30–11:00 Masato YAMAZAKI (Osaka City University) “On Functions of Locative and Instrumental Cases in Written Manchu and Japanese”
  • 11:20–11:50 Shinjiro KAZAMA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Problems of Manchu phonology”
  • 11:50–12:20 Honore WATANABE (ILCAA) “Issues in Salishan morphology: Lexical affixes or not”
  • 12:20–12:30 Closing address
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Jointly sponsored by
ILCAA, JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) project “Network Reinforcement toward the Formative Process Elucidation of Endangered Northern Languages” (18H00665)
304
Sun 9 Dec 2018
10:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Exploration into Dynamicity of Grammar (1): Multiplicity and Distributedness in Grammar” The 3rd meeting
[open]
  • 1. Toshihide NAKAYAMA (ILCAA) “Multiplicity in grammar and 'exceptional' structure”
  • 2. Naoki OTANI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Syntactic, semantic, and discourse characteristics of the 'better off' construction in English”
  • 3. Kou KURODA (Kyorin University) “How do speakers react to ungrammatical sentences?”
  • 4. Shigehiro KATO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Hokkaido University) “Clash between structural and pragmatic rules in Japanese”
  • 5. Masato YOSHIKAWA (Keio University) “‘The funny this is...’: Sentence production as an optimal mixture of formulaicity and creativity”
  • 6. Open discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
306
Wed 12 Dec 2018
14:00–16:00
Field Linguistics Workshop: Technical Workshop: “Software for documentary linguistics” 1st workshop
[open]

This course of workshops aims to provide researchers and students with basic knowledge relating to two software programs which are used in the documentation and description process of lesser-studied languages.

  • Lecturer: Dr. Timothy Brickell (ILCAA Research Fellow, University of Melbourne)
  • Date/Time:
    1st workshop --- ELAN. (12 Dec 2018)
    2nd workshop --- FLEx. (9 Jan 2019)
    3rd workshop--- Using ELAN and FLEx together. (15 Feb 2019)
    Time: 14:00 - 16:00 for all days.
  • *Participants are not required to attend all workshops. For the first two workshops no knowledge of either program is necessary. The third workshop requires some knowledge of ELAN and FLEx.
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required. Please see here. (136KB)
  • *Participants are required to bring their own laptop and are encouraged to bring their own linguistic data. Please note that the FLEx workshops are only available to attendees whose laptops are running the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
304
Thu 13 Dec 2018
14:00–16:30
ILCAA Forum: 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 Director) “On the Aim of the Program”
  • 14:05–14:35 Kaori KAWAI (ILCAA) “Pastoral nomadism and hominization”
  • 14:35–15:05 Jin NODA (ILCAA) “Process of molding the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region: from the viewpoint of the border”
  • 15:05–15:35 Asako SHIOHARA (ILCAA) “Efforts in Language Documentation in a Linguistically Diverse Country: Building up”
  • 15:50–16:30 General Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
ILCAA
306
Sat 15 Dec 2018
12:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Synchrony and Diachrony of Mongolic Languages: Internal and External Factors” The 2nd meeting
  • 1. Shinjiro KAZAMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Some grammatical problems in Khalkha Mongolian”
  • 2. Naoki UETA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Osaka University) “The aspiration contrast and acoustic features in Mongolian”
  • 3. Masami OTAKE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, JSPS/Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Overview of the Khitan language”
  • 4. Discussion
  • Language: Japanese
  • *If you want to participate in this meeting, please contact to Yasuhiro Yamakoshi, the project organizer in advance. Email address is yamakoshi[at]aa.tufs.ac.jp
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
405
Sat 15 Dec 2018
13:00–18:45
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Life as Dynamism in Search of a Methodological Connection between Affect, Thinking, and Art” The 6th meeting
  • 13:00–14:00 Ryoko NISHII (ILCAA) Discussion on the orientation of “Life as dynamism”
  • 14:10–16:20 Naoki KASUGA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Hitotsubashi University) “Magic Pointed toward an Infinite Set”
  • 16:35–18:45 Kotaro TAKAGI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Aoyama Gakuin University) “Statement credibility assessment as concrete human psychology”
  • Language: Japanese
Hongo Satellite 4F
Sat 15 Dec 2018
14:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Aspects of Agglutination in Turkic Languages: An Integrated Approach of Phonology, Morphosyntax and Semantics” The 5th meeting
[open]
  • 14:00–15:10 Yuto HISHIYAMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Subject person marking in Tatar non-verbal predicate sentences”
  • 15:20–16:30 Taiki YOSHIMURA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Ankara University) “The relationship between the position of the interrogative clitic, the focus, and scope of questions: with special reference to Turkish”
  • 16:40–17:50 Aydin ÖZBEK (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University) “Temporal Limitations in Impersonal Passive Constructions - A Contrastive Analysis of Japanese and Turkish-”
  • 17:50–18:00 Discussion on Publication
  • Commentators: Hideki TSUKAMOTO (Ehime University), Setsu FUJISHIRO (Kobe City College of Nursing)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
301
Sat 15 Dec 2018
13:00–17:00
The Cross-Regional Networking of Contemporary Muslim Intellectuals
[open]
  • Seika Wazaki (Chubu University) “ʿUlamāʾs in Central Asia and the Network on Islamic Thoughts”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS)
Hongo Satellite 3F
Sat 15 Dec 2018
14:00–17:00
– Sun 16 Dec 2018
10:30–17:00
International Conference “Kingship, Ideology, Discourse: Legitimation of Islamicate Dynasties”
[open]

15 Dec

  • 14:00–14:20 Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA) Introduction
  • Literature and legitimacy Chair: Kazuo MORIMOTO
  • 14:20–15:00 Louise Marlow (Wellesley College) “Articulations of Legitimacy in Mirrors for Princes of the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries”
  • 15:00–15:40 Osamu OTSUKA (The University of Tokyo) “The Flowering of Persian Literature under the Patronage of the Hazaraspid Dynasty: How did Local Rulers Legitimate Their Rule in the Late Ilkhanid Period?”
  • 15:50–16:30 Shahzad Bashir (Brown University) “Legitimacy in Rhyme and Meter: Poetry in Timurid and Safavid Historiography”
  • 16:30–17:00 Discussion

16 Dec

  • Ideology and Religion Chair: Yukako GOTO
  • 10:30–11:10 Matthew Melvin-Koushki (University of South Carolina) “A Timurid Iamblichus in Search of a Julian: Ibn Turka as Early Modern Philhellenizing Imperial Ideologue”
  • 11:10–11:50 Masaki SUGIYAMA (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies) “For the Sufi Shaykh or for the "Mahdi's Son"?: The Re-examination of the Relation between Sultan Husayn Mirza and Shah Qasim Faydbakhsh”
  • Ottoman discourses Chair: Hiroyuki OGASAWARA
  • 13:00–13:40 Retsu HASHIZUME (Chiba Institute for Science) “Luṭfī Pasha’s theory of the caliphate”
  • 13:40–14:20 Christopher Markiewicz (University of Birmingham) “Persian Emigres and Ottoman Discourses of Rule in the Early Sixteenth Century”
  • From Egypt to Afghanistan Chair: Jun AKIBA
  • 14:40–15:20 Hüseyin Yılmaz (George Mason University) “An Egyptian Perspective on Ottoman Legitimacy in the Seventeenth Century: Mer’i b. Yusuf’s Golden Necklaces on the Virtues of the Ottoman Dynasty”
  • 15:20–16:00 Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Sunni Rule over Shi‘i Population: Legitimation of Afghan Rulers in Iran, 1722–29”
  • 16:10–17:00 General Discussion
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required.
    *For those who will participate in this conference, please inform us of your participation to the following contact address before Thu 13 Dec:
    n-kondo[at]aa.tufs.ac.jp (Please change [at] to@)
Jointly sponsored by
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Kingship and legitimacy of the Islamic dynasties from the perspective of the early modern empires” (15H01895), Core Project “Political, Social and Cultural Polarization and its Backgrounds in the Middle East and the Muslim World”
304
Sat 15 Dec 2018
14:00–18:30
– Sun 16 Dec 2018
9:30–13:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Rethinking the History of Agriculture and Rural Societies in Africa: From the Viewpoint of Indigenous Agricultural Revolution” The 8th meeting
[open]

15 Dec

  • 1. Noriko ITO (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) “Commercialization of Agriculture and Changes in Traditional Customs among Southeast Asian Peasantry”
  • 2. Koichi IKEGAMI (ILCAA Joint Researcher,Kindai University) “From Technology Approach to Farming System Approach”

16 Dec

  • 1. Takako ANKEI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Yamaguchi University) “African Agricultural Revolution from the Viewpoint of Culinary Art”
  • 2. Rumiko MURAO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Rikkyo University) “Changes in Farming Technology Brought about by Enforced Migration: A Case of the Frontier Area between Angola and Zambia”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Jointly sponsored by
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Rethinking the History of Agriculture and Rural Societies in Africa: From the Viewpoint of Indigenous Agricultural Revolution”, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) “New Development of African Food Culture Research: For the Food Sovereignty Studies” (Principal Investigator: Takeshi FUJIMOTO (University of Toyama), Project Number: 18H03441), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) “Perspective on Folk Innovation History and Small-scale Income Generating Activities among African Peasants” (Principal Investigator: Yuko SUGIYAMA (Hirosaki University), Project Number: 18H00776)
Building No.16,OSAKA SANGYO UNIVERSITY (3-1-1 Nakagaito Daito-City, Osaka)
Sun 16 Dec 2018
– Sat 22 Dec 2018
9:00–18:00
The 5th Language Documentation Training Workshop in Miyako, Okinawa

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:
  • - Strategies for building a good working relationship with consultants and the community
  • - Collection of different kinds of language data
  • - Processing and management of linguistic data
  • - Collection of socio-cultural data
  • - Developing community-centered projects
  • Instructors:
  • Toshihide NAKAYAMA (ILCAA, TUFS), Tsuyoshi ONO (University of Alberta)
  • Language: Japanese
  • For details, please see here.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
Ikema Island, Miyakojima, Okinawa
Fri 21 Dec 2018
14:45–18:30
– Sat 22 Dec 2018
10:00–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “The New Boundary-crossing Approach on Ancient Chinese Slip and Tablet Documents (3): Rediscovering the Japanese Tradition of Oriental Studies” The 27th meeting

21 Dec

  • 14:45–16:30 Ryohei ISHIHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher) Reading “Tablets from the 9th layer of the Museum Collection of Liyeqinjian 06 (First part)”
  • 16:45–18:30 Ryohei ISHIHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher) Reading “Tablets from the 9th layer of the Museum Collection of Liyeqinjian 06 (Second part)”

22 Dec

  • 10:00–12:00 Naomi SUZUKI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Meiji University) Reading “Tablets from the 9th layer of the Museum Collection of Liyeqinjian 07 (First part)”
  • 13:30–15:30 Naomi SUZUKI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Meiji University) Reading “Tablets from the 9th layer of the Museum Collection of Liyeqinjian 07 (Second part)”
  • 16:00–18:00 Editorial Meeting
  • Language:Japanese
301
Sat 22 Dec 2018
13:30–18:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Typological Study of Microvariation in Bantu (Phase 1)” The 8th meeting
[open]
  • 1. Nobuko YONEDA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Osaka University) “Microvariation in Subject properties in Bantu languages”
  • 2. Discussion on the typology of Subject property data contributed from members' research languages
  • 3. Business meeting on editing/publishing materials of the current project and on the coming project
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
302
Sat 22 Dec 2018
10:00–17:00
ILCAA Joint Research Project “Archiving Fieldwork Materials of the Ainu Language: an Interdisciplinary Research” The 2nd meeting
  • 1. Osami OKUDA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sapporo Gakuin University) “Progress, achievement and newly emerging issues of the project”
  • 2. Kyoko KOJIMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sapporo Gakuin University) “Documents of the Ainu Language Camps: As archived materials”
  • 3. Yoshimi YOSHIKAWA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Graduate School, Chiba University) “For the documentation of Ainu field materials in ILCAA: conversational materials of Saru dialect (2)”
  • 4. Mika FUKAZAWA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Preparatory Office for National Ainu Museum) “For the documentation of Ainu field materials in ILCAA: materials from Bihoro dialect (2)”
  • 5. Miki KOBAYASHI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Preparatory Office for National Ainu Museum) “For the documentation of Ainu Language materials in ILCAA: materials of Saru dialect (2)”
  • 6. Osami OKUDA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sapporo Gakuin University) The plan and schedule of the project hereafter
  • Language:Japanese
  • Organized by
    Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
304
Wed 9 Jan 2019
14:00–16:00
Field Linguistics Workshop: Technical Workshop: “Software for documentary linguistics” 2nd workshop
[open]

This course of workshops aims to provide researchers and students with basic knowledge relating to two software programs which are used in the documentation and description process of lesser-studied languages.

  • Lecturer: Dr. Timothy Brickell (ILCAA Research Fellow, University of Melbourne)
  • Date/Time:
    1st workshop --- ELAN. (12 Dec 2018)
    2nd workshop --- FLEx. (9 Jan 2019)
    3rd workshop--- Using ELAN and FLEx together. (15 Feb 2019)
    Time: 14:00 - 16:00 for all days.
  • *Participants are not required to attend all workshops. For the first two workshops no knowledge of either program is necessary. The third workshop requires some knowledge of ELAN and FLEx.
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required. Please see here. (136KB)
  • *Participants are required to bring their own laptop and are encouraged to bring their own linguistic data. Please note that the FLEx workshops are only available to attendees whose laptops are running the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
304
Sat 12 Jan 2019
13:00–17:00
Field Linguistics Workshop: Grammatical Studies Workshops 14: “Issues in serial verbs”
[open]
  • Program:
  • 13:00–13:10 Keita KURABE (ILCAA) Opening remarks
  • 13:10–14:00 Kyosuke YAMAMOTO (JSPS/Graduate school, Kyoto University) “Serial verbs and their subtypes in Ilocano”
  • 14:10–15:00 Yuma ITO (Toyama University of International Studies) “Serial verbs in Mlabri”
  • 15:10–16:00 Shuichiro NAKAO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Osaka University) “Arabic languages and serial verbs”
  • 16:10–17:00 Keita KURABE (ILCAA) “Serial verbs in Jinghpaw: A comparison with complex sentences”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required. For details, please see here (in Japanese). (272KB)
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3 (LingDy3)”
304
Sat 26 Jan 2019
13:00–18:30
Fieldnet Lounge 2018 “New Turn on the Studies of Islam in West Africa”
[open]
  • For details, please see here. (124KB)
  • Please refer to the following link: fieldnet website(in Japanese)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Jointly sponsored by
ILCAA, Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists "The Activities of Amadou Hampâté Bâ and the Social Struggle for Literacy Education between French and Arabic in West Africa at the Period Just Before Independence.“ (Principal Investigator: Seiji NAKAO (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature) Research Project Number: 18K12532)
304
Fri 15 Feb 2019
14:00–16:00
Field Linguistics Workshop: Technical Workshop: “Software for documentary linguistics” 3rd workshop
[open]

This course of workshops aims to provide researchers and students with basic knowledge relating to two software programs which are used in the documentation and description process of lesser-studied languages.

  • Lecturer: Dr. Timothy Brickell (ILCAA Research Fellow, University of Melbourne)
  • Date/Time:
    1st workshop --- ELAN. (12 Dec 2018)
    2nd workshop --- FLEx. (9 Jan 2019)
    3rd workshop--- Using ELAN and FLEx together. (15 Feb 2019)
    Time: 14:00 - 16:00 for all days.
  • *Participants are not required to attend all workshops. For the first two workshops no knowledge of either program is necessary. The third workshop requires some knowledge of ELAN and FLEx.
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Pre-registration is required. Please see here. (136KB)
  • *Participants are required to bring their own laptop and are encouraged to bring their own linguistic data. Please note that the FLEx workshops are only available to attendees whose laptops are running the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Organized by
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
306
Wed 20 Feb 2019
14:00–17:30
Information Resources Center (IRC) Workshop: “Endangered language archives and language documentation”
[open]
  • 14:00–14:10 Keita KURABE (ILCAA) Opening remarks
  • 14:10–15:10 Yukinori KIMOTO (JSPS/Graduate school, Nagoya University) “Endangered Language Archive (ELAR) and related programmes in SOAS University of London”
  • 15:20–16:20 Keita KURABE (ILCAA) “Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC) and language documentation in Myanmar”
  • 16:30–17:30 Questions and answers
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-regisatration is needed.
Jointly sponsored
Information Resources Center (IRC),Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3 (LingDy3)”
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