Grants Database For the year 2003: INTERDISCIPLINARY


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
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.
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.
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-Japan Relations: Past, Present, and Future
Duration September 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 (EAJRS)
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
13th Annual SFEJ (French Association of Japanese Studies) 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
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
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

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