Grants Database For the year 2002: ANTHROPOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL SCIENCES

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ANTHROPOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL SCIENCES (10 projects)

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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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

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