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Thu 6 Jul 2017
– Fri 28 Jul 2017
11:00–17:00
 (except Sundays and public holidays)
Photo exhibition: Central Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers in 1960s and 1970s
[open]

A photography exhibition of Jiro TANAKA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University): Life of the Central Kalahari Hunter-gatherers until 1970s.

  • poster1 (540KB)
  • poster2 (844KB)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Jointly sponsored by
Joint Research Project “Ethnolinguistic Lexical Documentation of the Southwestern Kalahari Khoe Languages”, Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3), African Studies Center, TUFS and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Hirosi NAKAGAWA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) Research Project Number:#25300029 and #16H01925)
1F, ILCAA
Sat 22 Jul 2017
13:00–18:00
The 4th meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Typological Study of Microvariation in Bantu (Phase 1)”
[open]
  • 1. “Discussion on Microvariation of Noun modification as 2017’s topic” (Tentative)
  • 2. Daisuke SHINAGAWA (ILCAA) “Report on Bantu Workshop at SOAS, University of London” (Tentative)
  • 3. Nobuko YONEDA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, OSAKA University) “Microvariation found in noun modification clauses of Bantu languages - Proposal of new parameters-”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)
302
Sat 22 Jul 2017
14:00–18:00
The 1st meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Aspects of Agglutination in Turkic Languages: An Integrated Approach of Phonology, Morphosyntax and semantics”
[open]
  • 1. 14:00–14:10 Kumiko SATO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics) “Project orientation”
  • 2. 14:10–15:20 Fuyuki EBATA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Niigata University) “Problems of Turkic linguistics viewed from Sakha and Tyvan studies”
  • 3. 15:30–16:40 Shinsuke HIDAKA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “A participle and action noun in Uzbek: compared to a finite verb and converb”
  • 4. 16:50–18:00 Kumiko SATO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics) “Illocutinary functions of some sentence initial/final intonations in Turkish and Japanese: A comparative study”
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)
304
Sat 22 Jul 2017
13:00–19:50
– Sun 23 Jul 2017
9:30–16:00
The 6th meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Human Society in Evolutionary Perspectives (4)”

22 Jul

  • 1. Yuko SUGIYAMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Hirosaki University) Changing food habit and a forming of food processing groups (tentative title).
  • 2. Hitonaru NISHIE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) Solitariness as an extreme point of sociality: How does a wild chimpanzee live alone?

23 Jul

  • 1. Shun’kichi HANAMURA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) The extreme of co-presence: existence and environment of newly-immigrated females in chimpanzees (tentative title).
  • 2. Takeo FANABIKI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo) Humanwork Robot: Ultimate of Bipedal Upright and walking in Japanese Classical Performing Arts.
  • 3. Gen YAMAKOSHI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University) Are chimpanzees weed species?: Coexistence with humans in agricultural landscapes in West Africa.
  • 4. Business Meeting
306
Sun 23 Jul 2017
13:30–18:00
The 4th meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “A Comprehensive Study of Tone/Accent Languages of Africa”
  • 1. Yuka MAKINO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Osaka University) “Tone and prosody in Lamba” (tentative)
  • 2. Daisuke SHINAGAWA (ILCAA) “Tone patterns in Rombo (Bantu E623)” (tentative)
Organized by
Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)
302
Sun 30 Jul 2017
10:00–16:00
Preparatory Meeting for the Successor project of “Studies on the mongolic language in Hexi corridor area based on the published material”
  • 10:00–16:00 Discussion among the members
  • ・Improvement of the database
  • ・Project planning
  • Members
  • Yasuhiro YAMAKOSHI (ILCAA)
  • Hiroyuki UMETANI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The University of Tokyo)
  • Shiho EBIHARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, ILCAA Junior Research Fellow)
  • Shinjiro KAZAMA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Nobuharu SATO (Hiroshima University)
  • HORLO (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Yuta MATSUOKA (Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies)
  • Norikazu KOGURA (ILCAA)
Organized by
Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)
301
Sat 5 Aug 2017
13:00-18:00
– Sun 6 Aug 2017
10:00–17:30
The 6th meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Studies in Asian Geolinguistics”
[open]

5 Aug

  • 13:00-14:30 Chair: Mitsuaki ENDO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Aoyama Gakuin University)
  • 1. Katsuhiko SHIOTA (Osaka University) “Toneme and allotonic distribution in Yoruba”
  • 2. Kosuke MATSUKAWA (Aoyama Gakuin University & Keio University) “Tone in Triqui”, “Tone in Central American Languages”
  • 14:45-16:15 Chair: Mika FUKAZAWA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sapporo Gakuin University)
  • 3. Atsuko UTSUMI (Meisei University) “Accent in Austronesian”
  • 4. Tokusu KUREBITO (ILCAA) “Accent in Paleo-Asiatic”
  • 5. Ryo MATSUMOTO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies) “Accent in Uralic and Tungusic”
  • 16:30-18:00 Chair: Hiroyuki SUZUKI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology)
  • 6. Yoshio SAITO (Tokyo Gakugei University) “Accent in Mongolic and Turkic”
  • 7. Hidetoshi SHIRAISHI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sapporo Gakuin University) “Accent in Nivkh”
  • 8. Mika FUKAZAWA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sapporo Gakuin University) “Accent in Ainu”

6 Aug

  • 10:00-11:30 Chair: Kazue IWASA (JSPS/Kyoto University)
  • 1. Yoichi NAGATO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Accent in Arabic”
  • 2. Shinsuke KISHIE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The University of Tokushima) “Accent in Japanese”
  • 3. Rei FUKUI (The University of Tokyo) “Accent in Korean”
  • 13:00-14:30 Chair: Mika KONDO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyoto University)
  • 4. Yoichi NAGATO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) “Intonation in the Seoul Dialect of Korean”
  • 5. Mitsuaki ENDO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Aoyama Gakuin University) “Tone in Tai-Kadai”
  • 6. Masaaki SHIMIZU (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Osaka University) “Tone and Accent in Austroasiatic”
  • 14:45-16:15 Chair: Kenji YAGI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kokushikan University)
  • 7. Yoshihisa TAGUCHI (Chiba University) “Tone in Hmong-Mien”
  • 8. Kazue IWASA (JSPS/Kyoto University) “Tone in Tibeto-Burman”
  • 9. Hiroyuki SUZUKI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology) “Suprasegmentals in Tibetic languages: from a geolinguistic perspective”
  • 16:30–17:30 Chair: Makoto MINEGISHI (ILCAA)
  • 10. Ray IWATA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kanazawa University) & Kenji YAGI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kokushikan University) “Tone in Chinese”
  • Language: English
303
Fri 11 Aug 2017
– Thu 17 Aug 2017
9:00–17:00
(The workshop will break up at 13:00 on 17th)
Joint-Research Workshop on languages spoken in Sabah state, Malaysia
[open]
  • Participants:
  • Asako SHIOHARA (ILCAA)
  • Hiroki NOMOTO (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Yoshimi MIYAKE (Akita University)
  • Kartini Abd. Wahab (University Kebangsaan Malaysia)
  • Native Speaker Consultants:
  • Mohd Izzuddin Fitri Bin Abd Aziz (Bahasa Melayu Brunei)
  • Reo Richie H Bating (Bahasa Dusun)
  • For those who are interested in participate in the workshop, please contact to the coordinator (Asako SHIOHARA: asako [at] tufs.ac.jp ←[at] should be replaced [by] @)
  • Language: English and Malay
  • Admission: Free
Jointly sponsored by
Core resarch program “The Potential Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Managing Hazards in Asia and Africa: The Anthropological Explorations into the Linkage of Micro-Macro Perspectives 2”, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Hiroki NOMOTO (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) Research Project Number:26770135) and Core resarch program “Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)”
Sunset & Seaview Vacation Condo City Centre and the consultants’ regidences
Sat 19 Aug 2017
13:00–17:30
International Symposium: Art and Affect in Africa
[open]
  • 1. Presentation
  • Roger Somé (Université de Strasbourg) “Creation, emotion and reception of arts works in Africa”
  • Fumiaki YANAGISAWA (Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo) “Art and Emotion in Modern Theories of Race”
  • Bruce CLARKE (Artist, Photographer) “Fighting ghosts: visual arts and contemporary history in Africa”
  • 2. Comment
  • Akira OKAZAKI (ILCAA Research Fellow)
  • Kazuto NAKATANI (Kyoto University)
  • 3. Discussion
  • Language: French (with Japanese consecutive interpretation), Japanese and English
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Jointly sponsored by
Core resarch project “The Potential Value of Indigenous Knowledge in Managing Hazards in Asia and Africa: The Anthropological Explorations into the Linkage of Micro-Macro Perspectives 2”, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Ryoko NISHII (ILCAA) Research Project Number:17H00948) and Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Moriyuki HOSHINO (The University of Tokyo) Research Project Number:17H02328)
301
Sat 26 Aug 2017
14:00–18:00
– Sun 27 Aug 2017
9:00–15:00
Workshop for Linguistic Fieldwork on the Kisogawa dialect

26 Aug, 14:00-18:00

  • 1. Nobuko KIBE (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics) “Introduction”
  • 2. Tatsuya HIRAKO (Komazawa University) and Akio YAMAGUCHI (the former mayor of Kisogawa) “Outline of the Kisogawa dialect of Japanese”
  • 3. Hayato AOI (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, ILCAA Research Associate) and Asako SHIOHARA (ILCAA) “Field-method on audio (recording)”

27 Aug, 9:00–12:00; 13:00–15:00

  • 4. All staff “Practical training for linguistic fieldwork”
  • Language: Japanese
Jointly sponsored by
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL) and Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3”(LingDy3)
Sakae Building (Takebashi 5-5, Nakamura, Nagoya, Aichi)
Thu 7 Sep 2017
10:00–14:00
– Fri 8 Sep 2017
10:00–14:00
The 3rd meeting, ILCAA Joint Research Project “Studies on Religious and Politico-Social Minority Groups in Middle Eastern Societies”
[open]

Survival Strategies of Minority Groups in the Middle East (2)

  • [Agenda] (Tentative)
  • 7 Sep
  • 1. Yohei KONDO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, ILCAA Research Associate) Survival Strategies of Minority Groups in Oman
  • 2. Takayuki YOSHIMURA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Waseda University) Survival Strategies of Armenians
  • 3. Aiko NISHIKIDA (ILCAA) Survival Strategies of Palestinians in Lebanon
  • 4. Discussion on the Guideline/Format of the Contribution
  • 8 Sep
  • 1. Asuka TSUJI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kawamura Gakuen Woman’s University) Survival Strategies of Copts in Egypt
  • 2. Hidemi TAKAHASHI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The University of Tokyo) Survival Strategies of Syriac Christians
  • 3. Hidemitsu KUROKI (ILCAA) Survival Strategies of Minority Groups in Sham
  • 4. About Next Meeting/Symposium at USJ in March 2018
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
Organized by
ILCAA Core resarch program “Political, Social and Cultural Polarization and its Backgrounds in the Middle East and the Muslim World”
Japan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Beirut (JaCMES)
Mon 18 Sep 2017
– Fri 22 Sep 2017
9:30–16:30
Language Documentation Seminar
  • Lecturers: Tokusu KUREBITO (ILCAA), Zhargal Badagarov (Buryat State University)
  • Coordinator: Lyudmila Sofronovna (North-Eastern Federal University)
  • Program
  • Language: Russian and English
Jointly sponsored by
Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3) and North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk
North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk

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