Grants Database For the year 2002

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EAST ASIA (19 projects)

CHINA

21世紀における安定的な中日関係を目指して
Duration June 9 - 13, 2002 (Conference)
Organization 上海日本研究交流協会 Shanghai Japanese Research and Exchange Association (China)
Descriptions 中日国交正常化30周年を控えて、日本の元首相とその他の中日両国の有識者一同を上海に集め、最大級の国際会議を開催する。
Project Director 張 雪娜 Prof. Zhang Xuena (上海日本研究交流協会 Shanghai Japanese Research and Exchange Association)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『会議-21世紀における安定的な中日関係を目指して』. 上海日本研究交流協会.
Kaigi-21 Seiki ni Okeru Anteiteki na Chunichi Kankei wo Mezashite. Shanghai Japanese Research and Exchange Association.

現代日中両国若者の相互認識の比較調査及び研究
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 同済大学 アジア太平洋研究センター Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies, Dong Ji University (China)
Descriptions 本研究は日中両国で行うものである。日本での研究・調査は、日本の学者と共同で、関東・関西の大学でのアンケート調査、座談会などの手段を通じ、学者、マスコミ関係者との意見交換、資料の収集により、日本青年の中国に対する政治・文化・歴史・社会各領域における知識・印象を把握、それらの情報に基き分析・研究を行う。中国においても同様の方法で研究・調査を行う。
Project Director 蔡 建国 Prof. Cai Jianguo (同済大学 Dong Ji University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

日中国交回復・三十年国際シンポジウム-未来に向け、日中関係を規制する諸要素を考える
Duration September 27 - 29, 2002 (Conference)
Organization 東北師範大学日本研究所 Research Institute on Japan, Northeast Normal University (China)
Descriptions 三十年以来の両国関係における問題点を検討し、共同の利益を守り、積極に未来へ歩む道を探す。
Project Director 尚 侠 Prof. Shang Xia (東北師範大学 日本研究所 The Research Institute on Japan, Northeast Normal University)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

中日国交正常化30周年記念-「帰国元日本留学生と中日関係」シンポジウム
Duration August 10 - 13, 2002 (Conference)
Organization 遼寧省留日同学会 Liaoning Association for Returned Students from Japan (China)
Descriptions 中日両国の中日教育交流史に関するシンポジウム。中日関係史の学者、日本の中国人留学生の指導教官・世話人、帰国した優秀な留学生代表の理論検討会と経験交流会。
Project Director 馬 興国 Mr. Ma Xinguo (遼寧省留日同学会 Liaoning Association for Returned Students from Japan)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Asian Monetary Cooperation: The Roles of Japan and China
Duration September 25 - 27, 2002 (Joint-Research)
Organization 中国社会科学院世界経済・政治研究所 Institute of World Economics and Politics, China Academy of Social Science (CASS) (China)
Descriptions Using optimum currency areas theory and game theory to analyse the possibility of Asian monetary cooperation, and putting forward policy proposals of Asian monetary Cooperation on internationalization of the Yen and RMB rate system.
Project Director 余 永定 Prof. Yongding Yu (中国社会科学院(CASS) China Academy of Social Science)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Project Outcome 王 洛林 『日本金融 考察報告』.
Wang, Luolin. Nihon Kinyuu Kousatsu Houkoku.
『アジアにおける通貨協力:日本と中国の役割』. 世界経済・政治研究所.
Asia Monetary Cooperation: The Roles of Japan and China. Institute of World Economics and Politics.

現代日本法の基本理論の研究
Duration April 15, 2002 - March 30, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 中国政法大学 比較法研究所 Institute of Comparative Law, China University of Politics and Law (China)
Descriptions 両国の学者が、一緒に中国に役立つ日本法の理論問題を体系的に整理・研究し、講演会と出版物の形で公表する。
Project Director 米 健 Prof. Mi Jian (中国政法大学 China University of Politics and Law)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 華夏(編) 『簡明日本法律事典』. 人民法院出版社.
Hua Xie (ed.). Kanmei Nihon Houritsu Jiten. Jin-min hou in shuppansha. ISBN 7-80161-409-7

WTO加盟後の中国経済と日本経済の比較研究
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 中国全国日本経済学会 学術部 Research Department, Chinese Association of Japanese Economy Studies (China)
Descriptions 中日経済の比較研究を通じて、中日経済界の相互理解を深め、WTO加盟後の中日経済関係を促進し、両国経済摩擦を軽減するための政策提案を行う。
Project Director 馮 昭奎 Prof. Feng Zhaokui (全国日本経済学会 Chinese Association of Japanese Economy Studies)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Project Outcome 黄 暁勇『WTO加盟後の中国自動車産業発展研究―日本の自動車産業発展との比較』.2003.
江 瑞平『WTO加盟後の中日経済比較―WTO(GATT)背景下における農家収入増加に関する中日比較』.2003.
馮 昭奎『情報化の新しい展開と日本における動向』.2003.
陳 虹『日中経済比較研究―保険業支払能力研究:日本と中国の比較』.2003

中日米関係における文化要因
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 中央党校国際戦略研究所 Department of Chinese Foreign Affairs, Institute of International Strategic Studies, Central Party School of the C.P.C (China)
Descriptions 中日米三国の外交政策と政治文化に関する資料を集めて、論文、報告と原稿を作成する。日本と米国で調査を行う。討論会を開催する。
Project Director 劉 建飛 Prof. Liu Jianfei (中央党校国際戦略研究所 Institute of International Strategic Studies, Central Party School of the C.P.C)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

中日文化関係の百年を振り返る 国際シンポジウム
Duration October 12 - 14, 2002(Conference)
Organization 首都師範大学 比較文学文化研究所 Institute of Comparative Literature and Comparative Culture of Capital Normal University (China)
Descriptions 日中国交回復三十周年にあたり、日中両国の有識者を集め、過去百年来の日中関係、とりわけ文化交流にかかわる諸問題について討議し、先人の残してくれた正負の"遺産"を整理する。
Project Director 王 成 Prof. Wang Cheng (首都師範大学比較文学文化研究所 Institute of Comparative Literature and Comparative Culture, Capital Normal University)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome 『中日文化関係の百年を振り返る国際シンポジウム』. 首都師範大学比較文学文化研究所.
Chunichi Bunka Kankei no Hyakunen o Furikaeru Kokusai Shinpojiumu. Institute of Comparative Literature and Comparative Culture, Capital Normal University.

The Japanese Society in Cities of North China
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 天津社会科学院 歴史研究所 Institute of History, Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences (China)
Descriptions 日中双方の研究者がそれぞれ自国で研究機関・大学・図書館・資料館の協力を得て史資料の発掘調査収集を行い、あわせてその期間に両国の調査地で多分野の人が参加可能な開かれた形式の学術討論会を数次にわたり開催する。
Project Director 張 利民 Prof. Zhang Limin (天津社会科学院歴史研究所 Institute of History, Tianjin Academy of Social Sciences)
Discipline History

KOREA

グローバル化と日本型システムの対応
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research, Workshop)
Organization 現代日本学会 The Korean Association of Japanese Studies (Korea)
Descriptions 1990年代以降急速に進行しているグローバル化に対して従来の日本型システムがどのように対応しているのかを分析検討し、21世紀における日本のあり方を総括的に把握する。
Project Director Prof. Lee Won Deog (国民大学 Kookmin University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 現代日本学会 『グローバル化と日本型システムの対応』.
The Korean Association of Japanese Studies. Groubaru-ka to Nihongata Shisutemu no Taiou. 2002.
現代日本学会 『日本研究論叢 2002』.
The Korean Association of Japanese Studies. Nihon Kenkyuu Ronsou 2002. 2002.

東アジアにおける多国間主義とガバナンス:日韓両国の視座の比較分析
Duration December 5 - 7, 2002 (Joint-Research, Conference)
Organization 韓国政治学会 The Korean Political Science Association (Korea)
Descriptions 日韓両国における東アジア多国間主義についての議論を、政治・安保、経済・通商、環境・エネルギー、理念的基盤の模索としての共通の価値、多国間主義の新たな地平などを中心に比較分析する。日韓両国の学者たちが共同研究を行ない、国際会議で研究成果を発表する。
Project Director 金 浩燮 Prof. Kim Ho-sup (中央大学校社会科学大学 Chung-ang University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 『最終報告書 論文集「東アジアにおける多国間主義とガバナンス:日韓両国の視座の比較分析」』. 韓国政治学会.
Saishuu Houkoku Sho Ronbun Shuu "Higashi Ajia ni Okeru Takokukan Shugi to Gabanansu: Nikkann Ryoukoku no Shiza no Hikaku Bunseki". The Korean Political Science Association.

日本研究の方法と方向
Duration February 7 - 8, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 韓国日本学会 韓国日本学会創立30周年記念推進委員会 Korea Association of Japanology (Korea)
Descriptions 韓国全域から日本研究者が参集。研究発表、二つの国際学術シンポジウム(「日本研究の東と西」、「日本研究の方向」)、および国内学術シンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 金 春美 Prof. Kim Choon Mie (高麗大学 Korea University)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome 韓国日本学会 『韓国日本学総覧』. 時事日本語社.
Korean Association of Japanology. Kankoku Nihongaku Souran. Jiji Nihongo Sha, 2003. ISBN 89-402-0463-8
『創立30周年記念第66回 国際学術大会Proceedings』. 韓国日本学会.
Souritsu 30 Shuunen Kinen Dai 66 Kai Kokusai Gakujutsu Taikai. Korean Association of Japanology.

韓国と中国における日本・日本人論の形成構造に関する研究
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 韓国外国語大学国際地域大学院 日本学科 Department of Japanese, Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankook University of Foreign Studies (Korea)
Descriptions 韓国と中国において、日本・日本人論を生産している主体である学校教育、言論、日本関連の学会、大衆向けの出版物の特性を調査し、生産主体間の相互作用による日本・日本人論の形成過程と構造を分析する。
Project Director 曺 圭哲 Prof. Cho Kyu Cheol (韓国外国語大学国際地域大学院 Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankook University of Foreign Studies)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences
Project Outcome 『韓国における日本・日本人論の形成構造』. 韓国外国語大学国際地域大学院.
Kankoku ni Okeru Nihon, Nihonjin-Ron no Keisei Kouzou. Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankook University of Foreign Studies.

日本文化研究の方法論構築方案-高麗大日本学研究所2002年度国際シンポジウム
Duration November 16, 2002 (Conference)
Organization 高麗大学校 日本学研究所 Research Institute of Japanese Studies, Korea University (Korea)
Descriptions 新たな方法論として東アジア的方法論構築の可能性を模索し、1990年代以降提起された韓・日両国の「地上学」(荒木正純教授)と「過程学」(金采洙教授)に対する検証と批判を通じて、21世紀の東アジアの文化理解の新たな地平を切り拓く。
Project Director 全 亨式 Prof. Jun Hyung Sik (高麗大学校 日本学研究所 Research Institute of Japanese Studies, Korea University)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome 『日本文化研究-その方法論構築の方案-』.
Nihon Bunka Kenkyu: Sono Houhou Ron Kouchiku no Houan.

グローバル時代における韓日共同文化構築
Duration October 11 - 12, 2002 (Conference)
Organization 東アジア日本学会 The Association of Japanology in East Asia (Korea)
Descriptions 東アジアにおける日本研究をより組織的、体系的にすすめるため、日本文化研究ネットワークの構築を目標にした国際シンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 権 海珠 Prof. Kwon He Jge (慶尚大学 Gyeongsan University)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome 東アジア日本学会 『日本文化研究』 第7巻.
The Association of Japanology in East Asia. Nihon Bunka Kenkyu, vol.7. 2002. ISSN 1229-4918
東アジア日本学会(旧韓国日本学協会) 『2002年度秋季 国際学術大会』.
The Association of Japanology in East Asia. 2002 Nendo Shuuki Kokusai Gakujutsu Taikai. 2002

植民地朝鮮における日本人教師の教育実践に関する研究
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 韓国日本教育学会 国際協力部 Department of International Cooperation, The Society for Korea & Japan Education (Korea)
Descriptions 韓国日本教育学会の会員を中心とした教科別研究会を組織して、毎月研究発表会を開催。韓国と日本に散在している資料を収集し、年末に日本の関連分野の研究者と学術セミナーを開く。
Project Director 李 明熙 Prof. Lee Myung Hee (公州大学 Gongju University)
Discipline Education
Project Outcome 『植民地朝鮮における日本人教師の教育実践に関する研究』. 韓国日本教育学会.
Shokumin-chi Chousen ni Okeru Nihonjin-Kyoushi no Kyouiku Jissen ni Kansuru Kenkyuu. The Society for Korea & Japan Education.
韓国日本教育学会 『植民地期(1910~20年代)韓国における日本人教師たちの教育実践』.
The Society for Korea & Japan Education. Shokumin-chi Kankoku ni Okeru Nihonjin Kyoshi Tachi no Kyouiku Jissen. 2003.

グローカリゼーション (Glocalization) を目指す日韓共同学術シンポジウム
Duration April 18 - 21, 2002 (Joint-Research, Conference)
Organization 東義大学校 研究交流処 Research and Exchange Office, Dong-eui University (Korea)
Descriptions 情報化時代における言語と精神文化、地方自治時代における地方都市活性化の方案と施策および先端技術研究分野における新素材新技術に関し、学術シンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 金 順殷 Prof. Kim Soon Eun (東義大学校 Dong-eui University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 東義大学校 『世方化(Globalization)を目指す日韓共同学術シンポジウム』.
Dong-eui University. Globalization o Mezasu Nikkan Kyoudou Gakujyutsu Shinpojiumu. 2002.

MONGOLIA

東アジアの住居及び家族の伝統と近代化-モンゴル・日本・中国・韓国の例で-
Duration March 15 - 16, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization School of Foreign Languages and Culture, National University of Mongolia (Mongolia)
Descriptions 地域研究の立場から、モンゴル、日本、中国、韓国の住居の発生、発展、家族の雰囲気、つきあい、コミュニケーションなどを比較し、近代化の中での変化と変容について共同研究を行い、その結果を国際会議で発表し、報告書を作成する。
Project Director Prof. E. Ravdan (National University of Mongolia)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

SOUTHEAST ASIA (6 projects)

INDONESIA

Japanese Visual Language: The Influence Within South East Asia
Duration August 19 - 26, 2002 (Seminar)
Organization Visual Communication Design Program-Department of Design, Faculty of Art & Design, Institute of Technology Bandung-Indonesia (Indonesia)
Descriptions This seminar/workshop, followed by comic competition and exhibition, would like to get a comprehensive and more objective perspective about the influence of Japanese visual language from a wider society (who have competencies in the field) in one collaborative forum in same time and place.
Project Director Dr. Tendy Y. Ramadin (Faculty of Art & Design, Institute of Technology Bandung-Indonesia)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome Japanese Visual Language: The Influence within Southeast Asia.

CHINA

The Japanese Response to Globalization: Lessons for Malaysia
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, National University of Malaysia (Malaysia)
Descriptions This project will be conducted by two project leaders and seven researchers on six themes (education, social issues, etc.,) for comparative research on globalization in Japan and Malaysia.
Project Director Prof. Ragayah HJ. Mat Zin (National University of Malaysia)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

PHILIPPINES

Turning Crises into Opportunities: Some East Asian Policy Perspectives
Duration November 5 - 6, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Yuchenco Center for East Asia (Philippines)
Descriptions The international conference will present perspectives from specialists from Northeast and Southeast Asia on windows of opportunity for regional development and will generate and analyze possibilities for creative forms of leadership required of powers in the region.
Project Director Dr. Renato De Castro (Yuchenco Center for East Asia)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『東アジア外交の展望:危機から機会への転換』
Turning Crises into Opportunities: East Asian Policy Perspectives on Regional Issues.

Toward an Integrated Approach to the Study of Philippine-Japan/Japan-Philippine Relations
Duration May 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Technical Services and Information Section, Philippine Social Science Council, Inc. (Philippines)
Descriptions Activities will include collecting and compiling data from studies and other sources bearing on Japan-Philippines contacts and relations. This project will focus on 7 areas namely, state-to-state or government to government, official development assistance; bank to bank or economic relations, labor, management and human resource development; cultural education and civil society relations, Philippines-Japan transmigration flows and relations.
Project Director Dr. Virginia A. Miralao (Philippine Social Science Council, Inc.)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome Toward an Integrated Approach to the Study of Philippine-Japan / Japan-Philippine Relations.

SINGAPORE

2002 International Conference on Monuments and Memory-Making in Japan
Duration July 15 - 17, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Descriptions This conference will bring together leading scholars from Japan, US, UK, Israel, the Netherlands, Australia and Southeast Asia to discuss their comparative research on Monuments and History-Making, Nature Remembered, Remembering the Dead, Memory and Literature, Memory in Performing Art, and Nostalgia and Everyday Life.
Project Director Prof. Teow See Heng (National University of Singapore)
Discipline History
Project Outcome International Conference on Monuments and Memory-Making in Japan.

THAILAND

Study on the Construction of the Sustainable Relationship Between Okinawa and Asia
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Center for Social Development Studies, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
Descriptions バンコク、沖縄、ジャカルタにおいてリサーチ(文献の収集およびフィールド・リサーチ)を行うとともに、ヒューマン・セキュリティの構築をめざしてシンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director Prof. Surichai Wun'gaeo (Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

SOUTH ASIA (4 projects)

BANGLADESH

Environment, Civil Society and Government: Japanese Experience and Its Relevance for Bangladesh
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Japan Study Center (JSC), Dhaka University (Bangladesh)
Descriptions The research will present perspective for enviromental issue in Bangladesh by analizing Japanese experience. The activities includes collecting and compiling data and interviews.
Project Director Prof. Abul Kalam (Japan Study Center (JSC))
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

INDIA

Enduring Ties Between India & Japan Through Literature: Its History and Future Prospects
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Department of Chinese & Japanese Studies, University of Delhi (India)
Descriptions 1. Presentation and discussion on nature of literary ties through various technical sessions; Keynote addresses and interaction with Indian authors. 2. Plan of action for future developments.
Project Director Dr. Unita Sachidanand (University of Delhi)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome デリー大学中国・日本研究科 『文学を通したインドと日本の絆』.
Department of Chinese & Japanese Studies, University of Delhi. Enduring Ties Between India and Japan Through Literature.
Department of Chinese & Japanese Studies, University of Delhi. Bibliography: India - Japan Literature.
Enduring Ties between India and Japan through Literature: Its History and Future Prospects. Department of Chinese & Japanese Studies, University of Delhi.

Changing Expectations of Knowledge Employees: a Challenge for Human Resource Managers
Duration May 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Human Resource Management Area, Management Development Institute (India)
Descriptions To identify the expectations of knowledge employees of IT industry, collecting and analizing questionaires and interviews on companies in India, Thailand and Japan.
Project Director Dr. Ajay Singh (Management Development Institute)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Project Outcome Singh, Ajay (ed.). Changing Expectations of Knowledge Employees: A Challenge for Human Resource Managers. Management Development Institute.

SRI LANKA

Economic, Social and Cultural Relations between Japan and Sri Lanka
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Descriptions This research project was based on economic, social and cultural relations between Japan and Sri Lanka to commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relation between the two countries.
Project Director Prof. Kusuma Karunaratne (University of Colombo)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome Lakshman, W.D. (ed.). The Distant Neighbours. Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo, 2003. ISBN 955-9098-64-0

OCEANIA (3 projects)

AUSTRALIA

Cultural Flows in/with Asia
Duration November 29 - December 1, 2002 (Conference)
Organization School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, Monash University (Australia)
Descriptions The traditional notion of Asia as a constellation of authentic, ethnic and geo-political entities with separate languages and cultures has succumbed to the idea of transnational flows of capital, culture, technologies and peoples. This project will document and analyze the dynamic flows of (popular) culture, of knowledge, of technology, and of changing constructions of society between Australia and Asia, and particularly from Japan to other Asian countries.
Project Director Dr. Alison Tokita (Monash University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

Japanese Foreign Policy: Leadership and Regionalism
Duration February 20 - 21, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Griffith Asia Pacific Council, Griffith University (Australia)
Descriptions The main part of the project is an international conference to discuss and debate papers presented by Japan specialists on Japanese foreign policy. The project also includes a public forum looking at Japan's regional involvement and contemporary political-security issues.
Project Director Dr. S. Javed Maswood (Griffith University)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

NEW ZEALAND

Issues of National Identity in Japanese Literature
Duration August 20 - 22, 2002 (Seminar)
Organization Japanese Studies and the New Zealand Asia-Pacific Institute, University of Otago (New Zealand)
Descriptions The seminar and the resultant book will focus on the issues of national identity, nationalism and globalization in modern Japanese literature.
Project Director Dr. Roy Starrs (University of Otago)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

NORTH AMERICA (11 projects)

CANADA

The 15th Annual Conference of the Japan Studies Association of Canada (JSAC)
Duration October 4 - 6, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Asian Studies Program, Japan Studies Association of Canada (Canada)
Descriptions To organize and convene the annual JSAC meeting in Calgary, with the general theme of "Japan in a changed world", and to disseminate the research papers.
Project Director Prof. Teri Ursacki (University of Calgary)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Historiography and Japanese Consciousness of Values and Norms
Duration October 30 - November 3, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies, University of Calgary (Canada)
Descriptions This conference presents the latest research on the Japanese studies under the proposed theme by canadian scholars and scholars from Japan and other countries. This is to be held in conjunction with a meeting organized by International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Japan, a part and the concluding of the three year North American symposium series.
Project Director Prof. X. Jie Yang (University of Calgary)
Discipline History

Perspectives on Japanese-Canadian Relations
Duration September 20 - 22, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Department of History, Carleton University (Canada)
Descriptions The project is a 3-day gathering of Canadian, Japanese and other nationals, active in business, bureaucratic, cultural, political, security and academic relations between our two countries in the past fifty years.
Project Director Prof. Jacob Kovalio (Carleton University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Changing Japanese Identities in Multicultural Canada
Duration August 22 - 24, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, University of Victoria (Canada)
Descriptions The project will achieve this objective through an international three-day conference to be held at the University of Victoria in August of 2002. The conference will consist of keynote addresses, panel sessions, academic papers, and narrative commentaries by both governmental and non-governmental representative, as well as by leading Japanese and Canadian scholars and prominent members of the Japanese Canadian community. A published volume of selected papers will constitute the Proceedings of the Conference, and serve as a permanent record of the important exchanges of information which took place.
Project Director Prof. William A.W. Neilson (University of Victoria)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences
Project Outcome Kess, Joseph F. and Hiroko Noro (eds.). Changing Japanese Identities in Multicultural Canada. University of Victoria, 2003. ISBN 1-5505-8276-3

Conference on Social and Political Change in Japan
Duration November 15 - 16, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Institute of Asian Research and Faculty of Graduate Studies, The University of British Columbia (Canada)
Descriptions Our project consists of cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on Japanese social and political systems, the presentation of papers at a conference at UBC Vancouver, Canada, and publication of research findings in academic outlets.
Project Director Prof. Masao Nakamura (The University of British Columbia)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

U.S.A.

Japan Studies Dissertation Conference
Duration January 8 - 12, 2003 (Research Conference)
Organization Social Science Research Council (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The Japan Studies Dissertation Conference serves to create a sustained network of advanced graduate students and faculty in Japanese studies through an intensive series of presentations, discussions, and critiques of the participants' dissertation proposals or dissertations-in-progress, as well as seminars on methodological and theoretical issues central to the participants' dissertations. The conference involves 12 students and 3-4 senior scholars serving as faculty members.
Project Director Dr. Mary Byrne Mcdonnell (Social Science Research Council)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

NCC Junior Japanese Studies Librarian Professional Training Seminar
Duration August 18 - 23, 2002 (Professional Conference)
Organization NCC: The North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The seminiar will be an intensive 5-day training program taught by senior Japanese studies librarians and specialists from Japan to enhance the professional knowledge of junior Japanese studies librarians. Training will cover all aspects of specialized librarianship plus hands-on training in new digital technologies.
Project Director Prof. Sachie Noguchi (NCC: The North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Midwest Japan Seminar (MJS)
Duration September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2003 (Research Conference)
Organization Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The MJS will meet five times during the academic year. Each seminar will be held on a Saturday afternoon four hours, hosted by rotating universitites and colleges in the Midwest. Two research papers will be presented at each MJS session, copies of which will be mailed to those MJS members planning to attend.
Project Director Dr. Laura Miller (Loyola University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Matrices and Weavings: Expressions of Shingon Buddhism in Japanese Culture and Society
Duration August 31 - September 2, 2002 (Research Conference)
Organization School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii (U.S.A.)
Descriptions Japanese and American scholars will present papers and discuss the complex ways in which Shingon Esoteric Buddhism has influenced and been influenced by Japanese culture and society. The two-and-a-half day symposium will coincide with the Koyasan exhibition at the Honolulu University of Hawaii
Project Director Dr. Willa J. Tanabe (University of Hawaii)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

Converting Cultures: Religion, Ideology, and Transformations to Modernity
Duration November 28 - December 1, 2002 (Research Conference)
Organization Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures, Dartmouth College (U.S.A.)
Descriptions We will convene 22 scholars for a 10-week institute featuring weekly research seminars and public lectures. The institute fellows and more than 60 additional scholars for presentations and discussion. Products will include a volume of papers by participants.
Project Director Prof. Dennis Washburn (Dartmouth College)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

12th Japanese / Korean Linguistics Conference
Duration November 1 - 3, 2002 (Research Conference)
Organization Program in Linguistics, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (U.S.A.)
Descriptions 3 day academic conference with 24 refereed papers and 5 invited speakers on the topic of comparative Japanese and Korean linguistics.
Project Director Prof. William McClure (The Graduate Center of the City University of New York)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome McClure, William (ed.). Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 12. CSLI Publication, 2003. ISBN 1-5758-6441-X

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA (5 projects)

BRAZIL

II Brazil-Japan International Symposium: Citizenship, Security & Defense of Society
Duration September 16 - 18, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Faculty of Law, Rio de Janeiro State University (Brazil)
Descriptions Interdisciplinary symposium; Conferences and Panels on citizenship and government, Crime and contemporary criminology, Environmental and economic-financial criminality and technology security.
Project Director Prof. Jose Marcos Domingues de Oliveira (Rio de Janeiro State University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Dissertations of Japanese Studies
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Center for Japanese Studies of University of Saõ Paulo (Brazil)
Descriptions Research for Japan-related fields (linguistics, literature, arts, history, politics, economics etc.). Dissertations mainly written in Portuguese are published.
Project Director Dr. Madalena Natsuko Hashimoto Cordaro (Center for Japanese Studies of University of Saõ Paulo)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome Center for Japanese Studies, University of Saõ Paulo. Estudos Japoneses, No.16, No.22. 2002. ISSN 1413-8298

International Symposium on Brazilian Workers in Japan
Duration August 26 - 30, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Brazilian-Japanese Institute of Comparative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Saõ Paulo (Brazil)
Descriptions This project constitutes an academic extension activity, that will contribute to show the diffeerent premises and points of view in Labor, Previdenciary, Criminal, Civil Law and Education in Brazil and in Japan.
Project Director Prof. Kazuo Watanabe (Faculty of Law, University of Saõ Paulo)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『日伯比較法及び在日ブラジル人就労者に関するシンポジウム報告集』.
Nichi-Haku Hikakuhou Oyobi Zainichi Brajiru-jin Shuurou-sha ni Kansuru Shinpojiumu Houkokusho.

13th Conference on Japanese Language, Literature and Culture for Brazilian Specialists
Duration August 29 - 30, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Language Studies Institute/ Language Teaching Center (UNICAMP), State University of Campinas (Brazil)
Descriptions 「戦後からの日本研究」というテーマでカンピーナス州立大学(UNICAMP)とサンパウロ大学(USP)共催で行う。参加者それぞれの研究発表を中心に学会テーマに関連した講演とパネルディスカッションおよび日本語、あるいは日本語教育関係のミニコースを予定している。
Project Director Dr. Elza T. Doi (State University of Campinas)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome XIII Encontro Nacional de Professores Universitarios de Lingua, Literarura e Cultura Japonesa.

CUBA

Japan: A View from Contemporaneity
Duration September 4 - 6, 2002 (Seminar)
Organization Japanese Studies Division, Center for Studies on Asia and Oceania (Cuba)
Descriptions International 3-day symposium to discuss historic, political, economic and cultural matters on Japan.
Project Director Dr. Jesus Aise Sotolongo (Center for Studies on Asia and Oceania)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 『日本:同時代性からの考察に関するセミナー』. アジア・オセアニア研究センター.
Nihon: Doujidaisei Karano Kousatsu ni Kansuru Seminaa. Center for Studies on Asia and Oceania.

EUROPE (17 projects)

2nd Workshop for Doctoral Students
Duration June 28 - 30, 2002 (Seminar, Workshop)
Organization European Association for Japanese Studies
Descriptions The workshop is to bring together advanced students from different European universities and in the field of Japanese studies to discuss their doctoral research with each other, and to benefit from the advice of more senior academics.
Project Director Dr. Josef A. Kyburz (European Association for Japanese Studies)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

13th Annual Conference of the European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS)
Duration September 25 - 28, 2002 (Conference)
Organization European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS)
Descriptions To provide a forum for the presentation of a series of papers on matters of concern and interest to librarians, museum curators, academics and information scientists who deal with various aspects of research on Japan.
Project Director Prof. Peter Pantzer (Bonn University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome The 13th Annual Conference of the European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists - Topic: The Role of Libraries in the 21st Century: Librarian and User. European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists (EAJRS).

AUSTRIA

The Austrian Schools of Jurisprudence and Modern Japanese Legal Science
Duration March 20 - 23, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for Comparative Study of Legal Institutions, University of Vienna (Austria)
Descriptions Within the projected symposium 5 sessions shall be held (Lorenz von Stein, Johann Chlumecky, Social Jurisprudence, Eugen Ehrlich, Hans Kelsen). In each session at least one Japanese and one Austrian (German Swiss) expert will present a report about Austro-Japanese relations in law.
Project Director Prof. Wilhelm Brauneder (Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for Comparative Study of Legal Institutions)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

FRANCE

5th Biennale Conference of the French Association of Japanese Studies (SFEJ)
Duration December 19 - 21, 2002 (Conference)
Organization French Association of Japanese Studies (France)
Descriptions 5th Biennal SFEJ Conference will open with two guest lecturers, one from France, one from Japan. The second day will focus on the Edo period thought, a special day organized in collaboration with the EFEO. The third and last day, an estimated 30 papers wil be presented among 6 panels (History and Society, Economics, Arts, Literature, Linguistics, Religions and Philosophy). The annual general assembly of the association will end the conference.
Project Director Prof. Pascal Griolet (INALCO)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome French Association of Japanese Studies. Bulletin no. 13.
Cinquieme Colloque de la Societe Francaise des Etudes Japonaises. French Association of Japanese Studies.

Historical Atlas of Kyoto
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Research Laboratory UMR 8075 "Japanese Civilization", National Center of Scientific Research (France)
Descriptions The Historical Atlas of Kyoto will be published in 2003 by UNESCO and will present the results of a 6 years collective research from Japanese and European scholars and of 3 years of realization and conception of Kyoto's original maps.
Project Director Dr. Nicolas Fieve (National Center of Scientific Research)
Discipline History

GERMANY

12th Conference of German-Speaking Japanologists
Duration September 30 - October 3, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Institute for Japanese Studies, University of Bonn (Germany)
Descriptions 4 day conference with several thematic sections, study groups, panels guest and keynote speakers.
Project Director Prof. Josef Kreiner (University of Bonn)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 『第12回ドイツ語圏日本研究者会議』.
Dai 12 Kai Doitsugo Ken Nihon Kenkyu Sha Kaigi.

NACSIS-Schulung Munchen 2002
Duration August 7 - 16, 2002 (Seminar)
Organization Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Munich (Germany)
Descriptions A NACSIS introductory course for 3 days followed by an advanced course for 2 days and accompanied by a discussion about future Japanese-German cooperation and system compatibility issues.
Project Director Mr. Joachim Rath (University of Munich, Institute of Japanese Studies)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

ITALY

XXVI Aistugia (Italian Association of Japanese Studies) Annual Conference
Duration September 26 - 28, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Italian Association for Japanese Studies (Italy)
Descriptions Carefully prepared papers will be discussed and personal contacts between scholars of different regions of Italy will be established or reinforced. Transactions will follow.
Project Director Prof. Yasuko Ichihara (Italian Association for Japanese Studies)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 『第26回伊日文化研究会議』.
ATTI del XXV Convegno di Studi sul Giappone.

Relationships between Science and Literature in East Asia and in the West
Duration February 15 - 18, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Gavinetto Scientifico Letterario G.P. Vieusseux (Italy)
Descriptions The project is inserted in a continuing program aimed to favor in Italy a better understanding of Eastern Cultures, especially Japanese, and of their relationships with Western Culture.
Project Director Prof. Adriana Boscaro (Gavinetto Scientifico Letterario G.P. Vieusseux)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

10th Gentilian Day Conference
Duration September 20 - 21, 2002 (Conference)
Organization International Centre of Gentilian Studies (Italy)
Descriptions 3 day conference about international law and to promote the knowledge of Italian jurist A. Gentili. Prof. Onuma, University of Tokyo, will give a speech titled "An Intercivilizational Perspective on International Law," and he will also have some lectures in Naples, Venice and Padua.
Project Director Prof. Piego Panizza (International Centre of Gentilian Studies)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome E il mondo extraeuropeo.
Alberico gentili consiliatore.
De jure belli.

Study Tour in Japan for Milano University Students
Duration July 13 - 23, 2002 (Study tour)
Organization Institute of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Political Sciences, Milan University (Italy)
Descriptions For the research on Japanese economic situation, visiting universities (for attending seminars and lectures), economic and Social Institutions (ministries, agencies, associations and private companies).
Project Director Prof. Corrado Molteni (Milan University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

POLAND

Cultural Anthropology of Northern Japan and Adjacent Areas in the Light of B.Pilsudski's Materials
Duration May 10, 2002 - February 10, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Department of Far Eastern Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland)
Descriptions The project is a joint attempt of scholars, chiefly from Japan, Russia and Germany, at reconstructing and publishing priceless materials collected by B.Pilsudski, and thus contributing to the crucial question of the linguo- and ethnogenesis of the Japanese. The proposal presents the background of the Project and its significance, as well as details on methodology, means, cooperation, and publication of results.
Project Director Prof. Alfred F. Majewicz (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

ROMANIA

Comparative Folklore - Universal and Particular in Japanese and Romanian Folk Beliefs
Duration November 4 - 6, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Faculty of Philology, Department of Japanese Studies, Hyperion University (Romania)
Descriptions Organization of seminars and round-table talks on "Universal and Particular in Japanese and Romanian Folk Beliefs". Publishing the essays to be submitted in a bilingual Volume.
Project Director Prof. Angela Hondru (Hyperion University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences
Project Outcome Hondru, Angela (ed.). Universal and Particular in Japanese and Romanian Folk Beliefs. Hyperion University, 2002.

RUSSIA

Joint Research and Cipher Photo Copying of Japanese Paintings in Fisscher's Collection of MAE
Duration April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Laboratory for Photo-, Audio- and Video Materials, Peter-the-Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Russia)
Descriptions A comprehensive research of Japanese paintings in early 19th century. 1. Joint research (participation of expert from Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties). 2. Cipher photographing of 50 paintings with a CD with cipher copies as the result. 3. Publication of the results of the research in special research journals ( in Japan and Russia).
Project Director Prof. N. V. Ushakov (Peter-the-Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography)
Discipline Arts
Project Outcome Paintings by Kawahara Keiga and Other Early 19th c. Japanese Artists in the Johan Frederick van Overmeer Fisscher Collection. MAE RAN.

U.K.

British Association for Japanese Studies Conference 2002
Duration April 8 - 10, 2002 (Conference)
Organization British Association for Japanese Studies (U.K.)
Descriptions 3 day conference for the Japanes specialists in the UK. Prof. Takahashi and Bix will participate as Keynote Speakers in the Plenary Session. Prof. Kirsten will act as Plenary Co-ordinator. Plenary Title is "The Showa Emperor and War in Modern Japanese Hisotry: Re-assessment & Contemporary Implications"
Project Director Dr. Ian Astley (University of Edinburgh)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Symposium "Space, Experience, and the Sacred: Towards the Study of Japanese Religious Landscape"
Duration May 9 - 10, 2002 (Conference)
Organization School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (U.K.)
Descriptions To discuss the theory and methodology towards the study of Religions Landscape by bringing together scholars from a variety of cultural and academic background.
Project Director Prof. Brian Bocking (University of London)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

Anglo Japanese Alliance 1902-Centenary Conference
Duration September 12 - 14, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Scottish Centre for War Studies, Europe-Japan Social Science Research Centre, University of Glasgow (U.K.)
Descriptions To mark the centenary of the Alliance with speakers addressing various aspects.
Project Director Prof. Phillips O'Brien (University of Glasgow)
Discipline History
Project Outcome O'Brian, Phillips (ed.). The Anglo-Japanese Alliance, 1902-1922. Routledge-Curzon, 2004. ISBN 0-415-32611-7

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (2 projects)

EGYPT

The Islamic-Japanese Civilization Dialogue: For an Open Dialogue to Boost Arab-Japanese Relations
Duration September 1 - 6, 2002 (Conference)
Organization Center for Asian Studies, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University (Egypt)
Descriptions Researchers from Japan and the Islamic world will research topics related to the dialogue of the two civilizations such as: Globalization, Democratization and the emergence of new global concerns.
Project Director Prof. Mohammed Kamal (Cairo University, Faculty of Economics and Political Science)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

ISRAEL

The Russo-Japanese War & the 20th Century: An Assessment from a Centennial Perspective
Duration February 9 - 13, 2004 (Conference)
Organization The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
Descriptions The conference will assemble experts in Japanese and Russian studies as well as related fields to discuss the implications the Russo-Japanese had for various issues in the 20th century and the lessons that can be learned from this decisive event.
Project Director Prof. Ben-Ami Shillony (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Discipline History

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