Grants Database For the year 2003

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EAST ASIA (20 projects)

CHINA

日本の構造改革と経済再生の見通し
Duration June 15 - 25, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 上海国際問題研究所 日本研究室 Department of Japanese Studies, Shanghai Institute for International Studies (China)
Descriptions 自民党政調会と内閣府など政策の立案と実施部門、並びに大学と研究機関などのシンクタンクを訪問し、構造改革に関する意見を聴取する。また、構造改革を進めている実施部門において、その進捗状況を調査した上で、日本経済再生の見通しを分析する。
Project Director 陳 鴻斌 Prof. Chen Hongbin (上海国際問題研究所 Shanghai Institute for International Studies)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

人・文化と日中関係 国際シンポジウム
Duration September 22 - 24, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 同済大学 Center for Asia-Pacific Studies, Dong Ji University (China)
Descriptions 日中関係の過去と現状を踏まえ、両国学者が文化の面から日中関係においての役割を検討するシンポジウム。
Project Director 蔡 建国 Prof. Cai Jianguo (同済大学 Dong Ji University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

Security Cooperation in East Asia and Sino-Japanese Relations
Duration October 17 - 18, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 上海環太国際戦略研究センター Shanghai Centre for RimPac Strategic and International Studies (China)
Descriptions East Asian security issues are quite broad and wide-ranging now, and are increasingly transnational in nature. With the increasing political, economic, and military interdependence in the region, the exist good chances for regional security cooperation. The cooperation in this regard between China and Japan would play a decisive role in its promotion and operation.
Project Director 季 国興 Prof. Ji Guoxing (上海環太国際戦略研究センター Shanghai Centre for RimPac Strategic and International Studies)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 李国興 『東亜安全合作和中日関係』. 上海環太国際戦略研究センター上海交通大学環太研究センター.
Ji, Guoxing. Security Cooperation in East Asia and Sino-Japanese Relations. Shanhai Center for RimPac Studies, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2004.

日中少子高齢化の社会保障と経済への影響及び対策に関するシンポジウム
Duration September 1 - 5, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 上海社会科学院経済研究所 Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science (China)
Descriptions 日本の少子高齢化が、21世紀の日本の人口、社会、経済とそれによる年金、医療、社会福祉を含める社会保障に与える影響及びそれに対応する社会政策について、日本の研究機関、大学、社会福祉関係機関から研究者、専門家及び実務者を招聘し、中国上海でシンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 左 学金 Prof. Zuo Xuejin (上海社会科学院経済研究所 Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor
Project Outcome 『日中少子高齢化の社会保障と経済への影響及び対策に関するシンポジウム』. 上海社会科学院経済研究所・上海社会科学院人口と発展研究所.
Nicchuu Shoushi-Koureika no Shakai Hoshou to Keizai e no Eikyou Oyobi Taisaku ni Kansuru Shinpojiumu . Institute of Economics, Shanghai Academy of Social Science.

明治儒学の研究
Duration October 10 - 14, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 浙江大学日本文化研究所 Institute of Japanese Culture Studies, Zhejiang University (China)
Descriptions 明治時代における政治、経済、思想、文芸諸分野で儒学に関する文献史料を調査・分析したうえで、その時代の儒学の特色と影響を具体的に解明することを試みる。
Project Director 劉 岳兵 Prof. Liu Yuebing (浙江大学 Zhejiang University)
Discipline History
Project Outcome 『明治時代の儒教』. 浙江大学日本文化研究所.
Meiji Jidai no Jukyou. Institute of Japanese Culture Studies, Zejiang University.

中日政府が両国中小企業の発展と合作を推進する中の役割
Duration August 5 - 12, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 遼寧省社会主義学院 Liaoning Province Socialism College (China)
Descriptions 日本と中国の専門家学者を招き、中日政府が両国中小企業の発展と合作を推進する中の役割を検討する。
Project Director 張 鳳羽 Prof. Zhang Feng Yu (遼寧省社会主義学院 Liaoning Province Socialism College)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

中国日本民商法研究会2003年大会
Duration June 14 - 15, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 中国日本民商法研究会 Private Law Society of China and Japan (China)
Descriptions シンポジウムの開催。シンポジウムに提出された論文及び会場での議論を論文集の形で出版する。
Project Director 渠 涛 Prof. Qu Tao (中国社会科学院法学研究所民法室)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『中日民商法研究 第2巻』.法律出版社, 2004. ISBN 7-5036-4951-8

90年代以来の民間交流と中日関係-新しいパラダイムの模索
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization 北京大学国際関係学院 Institute of Asian and African Studies, School of International Studies, Peking University (China)
Descriptions 90年代以来の中日民間交流の現状についての事例研究を中心に、その現状と課題を現実的、理性的に分析することを通して、中日関係発展の新しいパラダイムを模索・提示することによって、中国の日本研究の向上及び中国の対日政策の促進を図る。
Project Director 王 新生 Prof. Wang Xinsheng (北京大学国際関係学院 School of International Studies, Peking University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

Japan's ODA and Development of Northeast Asia
Duration October 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 北京東亜地域研究中心 Beijing Centre for East Asian Research (China)
Descriptions 日本のODAが北東アジア諸国で収めた実績を調査し、関連資料を集める。国際シンポジウムを開催し、各方面の意見を聴取した上で、日本のODAによる域経済のグローバル化の促進と共同発展をテーマとする総合報告書を提出する。
Project Director 林 暁光 Prof. Lin Xiao Guang (北京東亜地域研究中心 Beijing Centre for East Asian Research)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

日中経済発展における制度変遷と制度文化シンポジウム
Duration September 12 - 14, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 遼寧大学 日本研究所 Institute of Japan Studies, Liaoning University (China)
Descriptions 日中両国制度の変遷および制度文化と経済発展間の関係、制度の多元性と日中両国の制度文化が人類制度文明での地位、日中両国制度文化の比較、日中両国の具体的な経済制度およびその文化の意味、日中両国制度文化の発展方向などの方面について深く議論していく。
Project Director 莽 景石 Prof. Jing Xi (遼寧大学 Liaoning University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

HONG KONG

The 6th International Symposium of Japanese Studies and Japanese Language Education
Duration November 8 - 9, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 香港城市大学 応用日本研究課程 Program for Applied Japanese Studies, City University of Hong Kong, 日本語教育研究会 Society of Japanese Language Education (Hong Kong)
Descriptions 香港近隣の研究者が一堂に介し「グローバルネットワーク時代における日本研究と日本語教育」というテーマでシンポジウムを行う。成果を出版予定。
Project Director 高橋 李玉香 Dr. Takahashi Rita (香港城市大学応用日本研究課程 Program for Applied Japanese Studies, City University of Hong Kong)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

KOREA

1990年代以降日本システムの変容に関する調査研究
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research, Conference, Seminar)
Organization 国民大学校 日本学研究所 Institute of Japanese Studies, Kookmin University (Korea)
Descriptions 本調査研究事業は、1990年代以降に日本の国家レベルでの様々なシステム的改革や再編が進められていく中で、これらに対応する地方や下位システムレベルでの対策や調整の内容を究明することを目的とする。
Project Director 韓 相一 Prof. Han Sang Il (国民大学校日本学研究所 Institute of Japanese Studies, Kookmin University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

America's Alliances in Northeast Asia and the Japan-China Relations
Duration May 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization 仁荷大学校国際関係研究所 The Centre for International Studies, Inha University (Korea)
Descriptions The main object is to identfy opportunities and challenges involved in the interaction between the alliance rearrangement process and Chinese perception of regional security enviroment.
Project Director Prof. Kwang-Il Baek (仁荷大学校国際関係研究所 The Centre for International Studies, Inha University)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『東アジアにおけるアメリカとの協調関係と日中関係』.
America's Alliances in Northeast Asia and the Japan-China Relations.

日本の現代戯曲の流れに関する国際会議
Duration November 28 - 30, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 韓国演劇交流協議会「日本の現代戯曲の流れ」準備委員会 Korean-Japan Theatre Exchange Council (Korea)
Descriptions 日本の現代戯曲の翻訳出版および朗読会と日本の劇作家・評論家招請シンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 李 応寿 Prof. Lee Eung Sou (世宗大学 Sejong University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences
Project Outcome 『現代日本戯曲集 I』.
Gendai Nihon Gikyoku-shuu I.
『2003 現代日本戯曲朗読公演およびシンポジウム』
2003 Gendai Nihon Gikyoku Roudoku Kouen Oyobi Shinpojiumu.

日本学研究方法の再照明
Duration July 2 - 5, 2003 (Conference)
Organization 韓国日本学会 連合会運営委員会 Korea Association of Japanology (Korea)
Descriptions 日本学研究方法を再照明するために、日本語学、文学、思想、歴史、民俗などの諸分野を代表する11人の日本人学者を招き、韓国人発表者とともに二つのセッションで研究発表を行う。
Project Director 金 春美 Prof. Kim Choon Mie (高麗大学)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome 韓国日本学会 『第1回 国際学術大会Proceedings』.
Korea Association of Japanology. Dai 1Kai Kokusai Gakujutsu Taikai Proceedings. 2003.

日本と韓国におけるナショナリズム・リージョナリズム・グローバリズムの展開
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research, Workshop)
Organization 韓国政治学会 韓日学術交流協力特別委員会 The Committee for Academic Interchange & Cooperation Between Korea Political Science Association and Japanese Political Science Association, The Korean Political Science Association (Korea)
Descriptions 経済危機後の日韓両国の対応をナショナリズム、リージョナリズム、グローバリズムの三つの分野に分けて、国際関係、政治学、経済学、社会学、行政学などの観点から分析する。日本での現地調査、韓国国内でのワークショップ、国際シンポジウムを開催する。
Project Director 金 浩燮 Prof. Kim Ho-sup (中央大学校社会科学大学 Chung-ang University)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『日本と韓国におけるナショナリズム・リージョナリズム・グローバリズムの展開』.
Development of Nationalism, Regionalism and Globalism In Japan and South Korea.

日韓の相互認識におけるマスメディアの要因とその影響
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research, Workshop)
Organization 韓国外国語大学国際地域大学院 日本学科 Department of Japanese Studies, Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankook University of Foreign Studies (Korea)
Descriptions 日韓の言論人の日本認識と日本(韓国)情報のゲートキーピング(Gate keeping)過程を調査し、また、そのようなマスメディアのニュース過程に影響を与えている受容者の態度を分析する。調査研究とワークショップを実施する。
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 『日韓の相互認識におけるマスメディアの要因とその影響』. 韓国外国語大学国際地域大学院.
Nikkan no Sougo Ninshiki ni Okeru Masu Media no Youin to Sono Eikyou. Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankook University of Foreign Studies.

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, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research, Seminar)
Organization 韓国日本教育学会 Department of General Business, The Society for Korea & Japan Education (Korea)
Descriptions 日本植民地下朝鮮における教育に関し、日本人教師の授業実践の有り様を解明するための共同研究を実施する。
Project Director 李 明熙 Prof. Lee Myung Hee (公州大学)
Discipline Education
Project Outcome 『植民地期(1930-40年代)韓国における日本人教師たちの教育実践』. 韓国日本教育学会, 2004.
Shokuminchiki Kankoku ni Okeru Nihonjin Kyoushi Tachi no Kyouiku Jissen. The Society for Korea & Japan Education, 2004.
『2003年韓国日本教育学会 春川教育大学校初等教育研究所 連合学術大会』. 韓国日本教育学会.
2003 Nen Kankoku Nihon Kyouiku Gakkai Harukawa Kyouiku Daigakukou Shotou Kyouiku Kenkyusho Rengou Gakujutsu Taikai. The Society for Korea & Japan Education.

日本文学研究叢書刊行事業
Duration April 1 - October 31, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization 東アジア日本学会 The Committee of the Publishment of Japanology's Series, The Association of Japanology in East Asia (Korea)
Descriptions 日本文化研究叢書を編纂・刊行する。すでに韓国内の日本学研究者から応募を受け、その中で最も優れた10人の業績を選定している。それを来年二回(4月と10月)に渡り編纂・刊行し、韓国内の各種研究機関や図書館等に配布する予定。
Project Director 洪 顕吉 Prof. Hon Hyong Il (嘉泉吉大学)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome 『日本文学研究叢書』 21巻~30巻. 2003.
Nihon Bungaku Kenkyu Sousho Vol. 21-30. 2003. ISBN 8984332011

日本の国際協力の新しい方向に関する研究
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004(Conference, Workshop)
Organization 現代日本学会 The Korean Association of Japanese Studies (Korea)
Descriptions 従来日本政府が行ってきた国際協力の限界を明らかにした上で、政府、シンクタンク、NGO等の有機的な相互連携による新しい国際協力モデルを提示し、将来の日本の国際協力政策に関する提言を行う。
Project Director 陳 昌洙 Prof. Jin Chay Soo (世宗研究所 Sejong Institute)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『日本の国際協力の新しい方向に関する研究』.
Nihon no Kokusai Kyouryoku no Atarashii Houkou ni Kansuru Kenkyu.

SOUTHEAST ASIA (6 projects)

PHILIPPINES

Caring for an Ageing Society: A Study of the Compatibility of Philippine and Japanese Policies
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University (Philippines)
Descriptions Because of the ageing population of Japan, there is a big demand for foreign care-givers in that country. The Philippines has the potential of becoming the largest supplier of care-givers to Japan. The comparative study, which will be jointly conducted by scholars from the Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University, the Kobe University and the Osaka University of Foreign Studies, will look into the social, political and legal dimensions of the issue. The survey method and documentary analysis of laws and policies will be employed.
Project Director Dr. Antonio Pedro, Jr. (Yuchengco Center of De La Salle University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

SINGAPORE

Japanese, Chinese and ASEAN's Approaches to Regional Cooperation
Duration October 9 - 11, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Department of Japanese Studies, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Descriptions This project will bring together leading scholars from ASEAN countries, Japan, China, Australia, UK, and USA to discuss their research in East Asian free trade agreements, security cooperation, developmental and financial cooperation, roles of regional institutions, and external views regarding East Asian community.
Project Director Prof. Teow See Heng (National University of Singapore)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome International Conference on Creating an East Asian Community: Prospects and Challenges for Fresh Regional Cooperation.

Third International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS3)
Duration August 19 - 22, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Organizing Committee, ICAS3, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Descriptions The first two conventions for Asia scholars were held in the Netherlands (1998) and Germany (2001). This is the first time the convention will be held in Asia. About 800-1000 participants are expected at ICAS3. Panels, individual papers, posters and special meetings on any Asia-related field of research are invited for the convention. All papers will be adjudicated by the Programme Committee. ICAS3 expects to attract about 1,000 scholars with approximately 210 sessions over 4 days. The Internatinoal Advisory Committee consists of 15 members. Professor T. Hamashita, Kyoto University, has kindly agreed to serve in the ICAS3 IAC. ICAS3 is endorsed by the International Institute of Asian Studies, Association for Asian Studies and the Asian Studies Association of Australia.
Project Director Prof. Lily Kong (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome Programme: 3rd International Convention of Asia Scholars. 2003.
Abstracts of papers: 3rd International Convention of Asia Scholars. 2003.

THAILAND

Japan-ASEAN: Cooperation Toward Sustainable Development
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Seminar, Workshop)
Organization Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)
Descriptions The Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University will arrange 3 seminars every 4 months between June 2003- February 2004. The seminar will include government officials, NGOs, businessmen, civic groups and interested persons. Seminar proceeding will be published for further dissemination.
Project Director Prof. Surichai Wun'Gaeo (Chulalongkorn University)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

Regional Conference on Japanese Studies in Asian Countries
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research, Conference)
Organization Japanese Studies Center, Institute of East Asian Studies, Thammasat University (Thailand)
Descriptions To enable Japanese Studies Centres in Asian region to form a network of common interests and concerns which would include research, conference, exchange of persons and visits, publications, and other collective events and activities.
Project Director Prof. Siriporn Wajjwalku (Institute of East Asian Studies, Thammasat University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

VIETNAM

Vietnam-Japan Relations: Past, Present, and Future
Duration November 13 - 14, 2003 (Joint-Research, Conference)
Organization Center for Japan Studies, National Center for Social Sciences and Humanitites (Viet Nam)
Descriptions This is the first year of the two-year research project. The main contents are: -Conducting comprehensive research about Vietnam-Japan relations over the past 30 years and making forecasts about the future; -Holding an international conference to discuss about the interim research results in September, 2003
Project Director Prof. Duong Phu Hiep (National Center for Social Sciences and Humanitites)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

SOUTH ASIA (1 project)

BANGLADESH

Thirty years of Japan-Bangladesh Relations: Performance Impact and Direction
Duration December 12 - 14, 2003 (Joint-Research, Conference)
Organization Japan Study Center, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Descriptions The project will undertake a survey on a cross-section of informed people drawn from different groups in society who could offer relevant perspectives on thirty years of Japan-Bangladesh relations. These people will be selected from policy makers, business, politicians, academics and media both in Bangladesh and Japan. A conference will be organized to exchange views on the findings of the survey in order to publish the project report.
Project Director Prof. Ataur Rahman (University of Dhaka)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

OCEANIA (3 projects)

AUSTRALIA

Workshop on Modern Japanese History
Duration November 24 - 26, 2003 (Workshop)
Organization Japanese Studies Section, Murdoch University (Australia)
Descriptions A workshop will be held with invited speakers from other centres. Workshop papers will be prepared for publication as special issue of a journal.
Project Director Dr. Sandra Wilson (Murdoch University)
Discipline History

Change in Australia and Japan in the Era of Globalisation Conference
Duration August 21 - 22, 2003(Conference)
Organization Research Priority Area for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University (Australia)
Descriptions An international conference leading to a publication available to a wide audience of teachers of Japanese Studies in Australia and Australian Studies in Japan. The comparative analyses will deepen understanding of each country's history, traditions and future by a focus on shared contemporary experiences (including comparisons, contrasts, and problems) globalization/ Americanization.
Project Director Prof. Geoffrey Stokes (Deakin University)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

2003 Biennial Conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia
Duration July 2 - 4, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Office of Continuing Professional Education, Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
Descriptions The 2003 biennial conference, will feature keynote addresses, leading panels related to the conference theme in each area of Japanese Studies, participants' research presentations, a plenary session on new directions for Japanese Studies, public forums & new workshops for postgraduate students and academic staff involved in promoting academic exchanges with Japan.
Project Director Dr. Christopher Pokarier (Queensland University of Technology)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

NORTH AMERICA (10 projects)

CANADA

New Challenge for Welfare State Research
Duration August 21 - 24, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Department of Sociology, University of Toronto (Canada)
Descriptions A special panel on emerging social welfare issues in Japan and East Asia will be set up as a main theme of the 4-day international social policy conference to be held at Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, in August 2003.
Project Director Prof. John Myles (University of Toronto)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

Japan at a Crossroads: Japan Studies Association of Canada 16th Annual Conference
Duration October 17 - 19, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Michael G. DeGroote School of Business, Japan Studies Association of Canada (Canada)
Descriptions The JSAC Conference will be jointly hosted by McMaster University's (Hamilton, Ontario), Department of Humanities and the DeGroote School of Business. We expect about 60 participants, including 14 invited speakers/session chairs.
Project Director Dr. James H. Tiessen (Japan Studies Association of Canada)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Conference on "Dimensions of Japanese Ethnicity Within and Without, 1543-1945"
Duration November 14 - 15, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Institute of Asian Research and Faculty of Graduate Studies, The University of British Columbia (Canada)
Descriptions With an aim to advance our understanding of Japan's long trajectory of global connections from a historical perspective, fifteen invited participants conduct interdisciplinary research on the theme for a conference and collaborate for a book publication.
Project Director Prof. David W. Edgington (The University of British Columbia)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences
Project Outcome 『内から見た日本人、外から見た日本人 1543-1945』.
Conference on "Dimensions of Japanese Ethnicity Within and Without 1543-1945".

U.S.A.

Southern Japan Seminar (SJS): Fall 2003/ Spring 2004 Professional Conferences
Duration November 7 - 8, 2003 (Professional Conference)
Organization The Executive Board of the Southern Japan Seminar, Southern Japan Seminar (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The fall 2003 conference, "The Aesthetics of Nirvana," focuses on Buddhism and Japanese aesthetic culture. The conference, co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, coincides with a Sesshu exhibit at the UNC Ackland Art Museum, and features presentations from nationally known scholars in the Southeast and adjoining regions. The Spring 2004 conference, "Popular Culture in Literature, Film, and History," is co-sponsored by Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Project Director Prof. Jan Bardsley (Southern Japan Seminar)
Discipline Interdisciplinary
Project Outcome Japan Studies Review. Vol.VII. 2003.

The 13th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
Duration August 1 - 3, 2003 (Research Conference)
Organization Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, Michigan State University (U.S.A.)
Descriptions Plenary and invited speakers (many drawn from the faculty of the LSA Institute) and juried papers in all areas of Japanese and Korean Linguistics will be presented in a two and one-half day conference.
Project Director Prof. Dennis R. Preston, Mutsuko Endo Hudson (Michigan State University)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

The International Migration of "Traditional Women"
Duration October 16 - 18, 2003 (Research Conference)
Organization Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, The University of California, San Diego (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The applicant proposes to host an International Conference on the cross-national migration of women who fill traditional women's roles in the Pacific Rim region. The proceedings from this conference will be completed and revised as a book manuscript for publication.
Project Director Dr. Wayne A. Cornelius (The University of California, San Diego)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

Methods of Interpretation in the Study of Japanese Literature
Duration November 21 - 23, 2003 (Professional Conference)
Organization Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles (U.S.A.)
Descriptions Each speaker will discuss concrete methodologies that have contributed to the formation of the fields of Japanese literature and aesthetics in modern times and to the formation of the fields of rhetoric and poetics in pre-modern times.
Project Director Prof. Michael F. Marra (University of California, Los Angeles)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

ASIANetwork Annual Meeting, 2003
Duration April 11 - 13, 2003 (Professional Conference)
Organization The ASIANetwork (U.S.A.)
Descriptions The ASIANetwork conference, 2003 will consist of two keynote speakers, two plenary sessions, and some sixteen panels aimed at improving the teaching about Asia. We specifically seek Japan Foundation funding to support one keynote speaker and one plenary session leader.
Project Director Prof. James B. Leavell (The ASIANetwork)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Midwest Japan Seminar (MJS)
Duration September 1, 2003 - May 30, 2004 (Conference)
Organization Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois (U.S.A.)
Descriptions MJS will meet five times during the academic year. Each seminar will held on a Saturday afternoon for four hours, hosted by rotating universities 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

Japan Studies Dissertation Conference
Duration January 9 - 13, 2004 (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-progressm 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 mentors.
Project Director Dr. Mary Byrne Mcdonnell (Social Science Research Council)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA (6 projects)

BRAZIL

Shed Words: The Eroticism in Oriental and Classic Cultures
Duration May 5 - 8, 2003(Conference)
Organization Institute of Letters, Rio de Janeiro State University (Brazil)
Descriptions Intercultural congress; conferences, work shops, round table discussions, publication of annals and book, poetry recital, theater play.
Project Director Prof. Satomi Takano Kitahara (Rio de Janeiro State University)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences

14th Conference on Japanese Language, Literature and Culture for Brazilian Specialists
Duration August 28 - 29, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Foreign Language and Literature Department, Paulista State University-Assis Campus (Brazil)
Descriptions There will be conferences, minicourses, papers sessions, lecture and discussions.
Project Director Dr. Ingrid Ani A. Freitas (Paulista State University-Assis Campus)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy
Project Outcome Encontro Nacional de Professores Universitários de Língua, Literatura e Cultura Japonesa. Universidade Estadual Paulista.

I Seminar on Japanese Pop Culture
Duration October 6 - 11, 2003 (Seminar, Workshop, Intensive Course)
Organization Master Course in Communication, Catholic University of Santos (Brazil)
Descriptions Presentation of 3-4 major conferences and 4 pannels with guest researches international and nationals to debate how manga expanded and internationally accepted without losing original impact.
Project Director Prof. Sonia Maria Bibe Luyten (Catholic University of Santos)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences
Project Outcome 『第1回ポップカルチャー国際大会 最終報告書』.
I International Seminar on Japanese Pop Culture-Forum Manga.
Bibe, Sonia M. Cultura Pop Japonesa. 2005. ISBN 85-87328-89-1

Dissertations of Japanese Studies
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (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 Estudos Japoneses No.23. Center for Japanese Studies, University of Sao Paolo, 2003. ISSN 1413-8298
Estudos Japoneses No.24. Center for Japanese Studies, University of Sao Paolo, 2004. ISSN 1413-8298

MEXICO

Local Government and Municipality: Case Study of Japan
Duration November 10 - 20, 2003 (Joint-Research)
Organization Faculty of Industrial Relations, Universidad De Guanajuato (Mexico)
Descriptions To solve problems of governance in Mexico, organizing a seminar with specialist from Japan and Mexico to learn from experiences like Japanese local government organization.
Project Director Prof. Nicolas Nava Nava (Universidad De Guanajuato)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

XI International Congress of the Latin American Association for Asian and African Studies
Duration November 12 - 15, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Latin American Association for Asian and African Studies (Mexico)
Descriptions Organization of conferences, working sessions and workshop with participation of guest speakers and panelists from Japan and different Latin American countries.
Project Director Dr. Michiko Tanaka (Latin American Association for Asian and African Studies)
Discipline Anthropology, Sociology, Social Sciences
Project Outcome Papers and Abstracts on Japan and Japan Related Topics at the XI International ALADAA. ALADAA General Secretariate, 2003.

EUROPE (16 projects)

10th International Conference of European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
Duration August 27 - 30, 2003 (Conference)
Organization European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
Descriptions The EAJS holds an international conference on Japanese Studies every three years. The 10th one will take place in Warsaw, Poland.
Project Director Dr. Joseph A. Kyburz (President of EAJS)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

14th Annual Conference of the European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists
Duration September 24 - 27, 2003 (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. Willy Vande Walle (Catholic University of Leuven)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

AUSTRIA

Symposium: "Transient Images. Japanese Cinema of the 1960s"
Duration October 16 - 17, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Austrian Japan-Society for Science and Art (Austria)
Descriptions 8 speakers with different national and academic background gather for a symposium that will open to a general public. In addition to three panels with individual presentations the symposium will include an open panel-discussion for questions of the audience. Parallel to the symposium a film-retrospective gives the opportunity to watch the discussed films.
Project Director Prof. Roland Domenig (University of Vienna)
Discipline Arts

CZECH

The Special Seminar about the Japanese and Czech Puppetry Arts
Duration January 1 - March 31, 2004 (Seminar)
Organization Theatre Faculty, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Czech)
Descriptions The educational seminars and workshops focusing on the individuality and relation between the Chanter and Manipulators' system in the Japanese traditional puppetry arts (for example Bunraku), and the investigation of its new potential into the modern Czech and European theatre method.
Project Director Prof. Josef Krofta (Academy of Performing Arts in Prague)
Discipline Arts

FRANCE

Models in Crisis: Japanese and Asian Economies 1997-2003
Duration November 20 - 21, 2003(Conference)
Organization Forum, University of Paris 10/CNRS (France)
Descriptions The Workshops started in March 2000 and were attended every month by French scholars on the topic of the economic crisis in Japan and Asia through three main aspects: finance, industry and politics. A conference will be held in autumn 2003.
Project Director Dr. C. Milelli (University of Paris 10/CNRS)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

Professional Mobility in Urban Japan
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization Gender and Social Relations, National Center of Scientific Research (France)
Descriptions This project will inventigate new trends in professional mobility in urban Japan to follow the dynamics of the Japanese labour market segmentation and its transformation along gender, and life cycle/age lines. Our aim is to contribute to deepen our knowledge about personal and professional tranjectories in urban Japan.
Project Director Dr. Helena Hirata (National Center of Scientific Research)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

13th Annual French Association of Japanese Studies (SFEJ) Conference
Duration December 11 - 18, 2003 (Conference)
Organization French Association of Japanese Studies (France)
Descriptions The 3 day Conference will open with two guest speakers one from Japan (Prof. Kinoshita Naoyuki, University of Tokyo, "Expression form for figure in Misemono in 19th century") and one from France. The annual General Assembly of the association will end the Conference.
Project Director Prof. Christophe Marquet (French Association of Japanese Studies)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

Japonais/Langue-s et enseignement de la lecture
Duration May 15 - 17, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Japanese Section, University of Toulouse-le Mirail (France)
Descriptions 日仏それぞれのケースを通してある国における言語(言語システム/書記)とその国の初等段階における言語教育の照応妥当性という問題に取り組む。
Project Director Dr. Christian Galan (University of Toulouse-le Mirail)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

GERMANY

Akira Kurosawa: A Symposium
Duration November 20 - 22, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Research Group A1 'Media Anthropology and Media Avant-garde', Siegen University (Germany)
Descriptions The 3-day-conference includes screenings of 4-5 Kurosawa films as well as papers presented by German filsm critics and scholars. The second day will be devoted to discussions with and talks by Japanese members of Kurosawa's former staff (Nakaya Kentaro, Demme Masanobu, Nogami Teruyo) and to a final assessment of Kurosawa's achievement as a film director by Kawarabata Yasushi.
Project Director Prof. K. Ludwig Pfeiffer (Siegen University)
Discipline Arts

ITALY

XXVII Aistugia (Italian Association of Japanese Stuidies) Annual Conference
Duration September 18 - 20, 2003 (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. Printed transactions will follow.
Project Director Prof. Matilde Mastrangelo (University of Roma "La Sapienza")
Discipline Interdisciplinary

RUSSIA

The Russian Far East: Strengths and Weaknesses of Economic Integration
Duration November 25 - 26, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Economic Research Institute, Far-Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
Descriptions Far East's inclusion in the integration processes requires upgrading the structure of the regional economy, conducting a state policy aimed at smoothing negative outcomes resulting from the wider opening of the Russian Far East economy. The conference envisages discussion and summarizing results, problems and prospects of involving the Russian Far East economy in integration processes in Northeast Asia.
Project Director Prof. Pavel Minakir (Economic Research Institute, Far-Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

Printed Catalogue of the Early Japanese Books in the Russian State Library (Vol.3)
Duration April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2004 (Joint-Research)
Organization Oriental Center, Russian State Library (Russia)
Descriptions The first part of the project, namely the close examination of the books, has more or less been completed, and the main task now is to furnish the descriptions of the books. The Japanese description will consist of a bibliographic record. The English description will also provide some information about the authors and the contents of the books, and the Russian descriptions will consist of a bibliographic record in Russian and convey the same information as the English.
Project Director Mr. Sergei A. Kazantsev (Russian State Library)
Discipline History

SPAIN

Course On "Architecture, Culture and Society in Japan"
Duration November 19, 2003 - February 11, 2004 (Intensive Course)
Organization Department of Architectural Composition, The Foundation for Research and Diffusion of Architecture in Seville (Spain)
Descriptions A graduate intensive course in 10 sessions of 3 hours with an expert lecturing at each lesson. Audience of 70 graduate students of all faculties. Demonstrations and videos when required.
Project Director Prof. Jose M. Cabeza-Lainez (The Foundation for Research and Diffusion of Architecture in Seville)
Discipline Arts

U.K.

Beyond Globalization in Japan and Asia: Japan's Political and Economic Responses
Duration July 25 - 26, 2003 (Conference)
Organization Centre for Japanese Studies, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield (U.K.)
Descriptions The project seeks to promote understanding of Japan’s response to globalization, with a particular focus on the 1990s and early 21st century.
Project Director Prof. Glenn D. Hook (University of Sheffield)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

British Association for Japanese Studies Conference 2003
Duration April 16 - 18, 2003 (Conference)
Organization British Association for Japanese Studies (U.K.)
Descriptions 3 day conference for Japanese specialists in the UK. Professors Osawa, Kikkawa and Pempel will participate in the Plenary Session as Keynote speakers. Plenary Titles are "The Lost Decade" and "Beyond the Lost Decade"
Project Director Dr. Ian Astley (University of Edinburgh)
Discipline Economics, Management, Labor

Conference on Medieval Urbanism in Japan and Europe
Duration February 13 - 17, 2004 (Conference)
Organization Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (U.K.)
Descriptions An academic international conference over four days in Norwich with a final session at the Japan Foundation in London.
Project Director Mr. Simon Kaner (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)
Discipline History

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (3 projects)

EGYPT

New Directions in Japanese Foreign Policy
Duration September 1 - 6, 2003 (Joint-Research, Conference)
Organization Center for Asian Studies, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University (Egypt)
Descriptions Scholars from the Arab world will research topics related to Japan's foreign policy including: human security, multilateralism, regional cooperation, nonproliforation.
Project Director Prof. Mohammed Kamal (Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University)
Discipline Law, Political Sciences

SOUTH AFRICA

Feasiblity Study for Establishment of Centre for Asian Studies
Duration April 1 - September 30, 2003 (Seminar, Workshop)
Organization University of Natal (South Africa)
Descriptions Meetings workshops, planning of the centre, and preparation of full protocol for establishment of the centre.
Project Director Prof. M. W. Makgoba (University of Natal)
Discipline Interdisciplinary

TURKEY

An Intensive Course and Special Lectures of Japanese Literature
Duration November 21 - 26, 2003 (Intensive Course)
rganization Department of Japanese Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Ankara University (Turkey)
Descriptions An intensive course and special lectures of Japanese Literature (classic and modern) inviting two professors from Japan.
Project Director Prof. Pulat Otkan (Ankara University)
Discipline Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy

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