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【Event announcement・2020/12/11-13】Japanese Studies in Europe: A Conference on Academic Exchange - Emergency Conference: The Evolvement of “Global Japanese Studies” after/with COVID-19 and the Significance of the Consortium -

【Event announcement・2020/12/11-13】Japanese Studies in Europe: A Conference on Academic Exchange - Emergency Conference: The Evolvement of “Global Japanese Studies” after/with COVID-19 and the Significance of the Consortium -

Japanese Studies in Europe: A Conference on Academic Exchange – Emergency Conference: The Evolvement of “Global Japanese Studies” after/with COVID-19 and the Significance of the Consortium – will be held as follows.

Organiser: Consortium for Global Japanese Studies
Dates: Friday 11 December ~ Sunday 13 December 2020
Venue: Conference Room 1, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Registration: Required (participation through Zoom)
Fee: Free
Target audience: Researchers (keynote lecture and report are open to the public)
Language: Japanese (English as may be necessary)

Programme (JST):

Friday 11 December
  MC: Prof. ARAKI Hiroshi (Chair, Committee for the Consortium for Global Japanese Studies, Nichibunken)
  17:00-17:10  Opening remarks: Prof. INOUE Shōichi (Director, Nichibunken)
  17:10-17:20 Explanation of objectives: Prof. ARAKI Hiroshi (Nichibunken)
  17:20-18:30 Keynote lecture: Dr. IOKIBE Makoto (Chancellor, University of Hyogo)
    Lecture title: 「コロナ後の国際関係」
    Moderator: Dr. KUSUNOKI Ayako (Nichibunken)
  18:45-19:20  Keynote report: Prof. SEKINO Tatsuki (Nichibunken)
    Report title: 「人文学研究におけるオンライン上の研究資源―現状と課題」
    Moderator: Prof. YAMADA Shōji (Nichibunken)

Saturday 12 December
  MC: Prof. ARAKI Hiroshi
  17:00-20:30 Panel presentations 「Reports from Europe (1)」
    Panellists and presentation titles:
      ① Dr. Edoardo GERLINI (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)
         「イタリアから見たコロナ禍と日本研究― 明らかになった限界と可能性について」
      ② Dr. SATO-ROSSBERG Nana (SOAS, University of London)
         「Covid-19禍における大学教育と研究――現状と今後」
      ③ Dr. IMONO Mika (University of Strasbourg)
         「コロナ禍における見えるものと見えないもの」
      ④ Prof. Dr. Andreas NIEHAUS (Ghent University)
         「面目を改める? 新型コロナウイルスとベルギーにおける日本学の現在と将来」
      ⑤ Prof. Markus RÜTTERMANN (Nichibunken)
         「日本語圏における『良心形成』の学際研究」
    Discussant: Dr. SHIRAISHI Eri (Nichibunken)
    Moderator: Prof. YASUI Manami (Nichibunken)

Sunday 13 December
  MC: Prof. ARAKI Hiroshi
  17:00-20:15 Panel presentations 「Reports from Europe (2)」
    Panellists and presentation titles:
      ⑥ Dr. Alan CUMMINGS (SOAS, University of London)
         「Research on the impact of Covid-19 on Japanese performing arts & music」
      ⑦ Dr. TOYOSAWA Nobuko (Czech Academy of Sciences)
         「In Response to COVID-19—Some Preliminary Thoughts about the Future from the Czech Republic」
      ⑧ Dr. UMEMURA Yūko (University of Budapest [ELTE])
         「ブダペスト大学における日本学研究の現状、及び感染症に対する取り組み」
      ⑨ Dr. Björn-Ole KAMM (Kyoto University)
         「Methodological Concerns of Researching Larp and Educational Roleplay in Japan: The (Im) Possibilities of Remote Fieldwork」
    Discussants: 
      Prof. Kiri PARAMORE (University College Cork)
      Dr. FUJIMOTO Norimasa (Nichibunken)
    Moderator: Prof. John BREEN (Nichibunken)
  20:15-21:00 Roundtable discussion
    Moderator: Prof. ARAKI Hiroshi
  21:00-21:10 Closing remarks: Prof. TAKII Kazuhiro (Vice-Director, Nichibunken)

Poster:

Abstracts:

Registration:
For the programme on Friday 11 December, registration is unnecessary. Researchers and members of the public are welcome to join the Zoom meeting below as observers.
  URL: (To be posted on the morning of 11 December)
  ID:  (Same as above)
  PW:  (Same as above)

On 12 Saturday and 13 Sunday December, researchers are welcome to participate in the conference as observers. In order to register, please send an e-mail in English or Japanese to the secretariat of the Consortium for Global Japanese Studies (cgjs*nichibun.ac.jp [* = @]) by Wednesday 9 December with the following pieces of information:
  (1) Surname and given name
  (2) E-mail address
  (3) Academic affiliation
  (4) Mode of participation (full or partial; if partial, please inform us of your tentative plan)
  (5) Number of observer(s) (if multiple, please inform us of (1) ~ (3) with regard to each observer)

Enquiry:
Secretariat of the Consortium for Global Japanese Studies
(Research Cooperation Unit, International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
TEL: 075-335-2073 / FAX: 075-335-2092
E-mail: cgjs*nichibun.ac.jp (* = @)

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