Events

GJS Lectures and Seminars

GJS Lecture Series “Japanese Studies in Asia” (6)

Date and time: November 2, 2021 (Tue), 4:00-5:30 PM (JST)
Venue: Online via Zoom
Title: Hanging by a thread of a Dreaming Precariat: Mitigating the death of Japanese Studies in the Philippines
Speaker: Prof. Karl Ian Uy Cheng Chua
Director, Japanese Studies Program,
Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines
Chair: Yijiang Zhong
Associate Professor,
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia,
University of Tokyo
Language: English and Japanese
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GJS Lecture Series “Japanese Studies in Asia” (5)

Date and time: October 26, 2021 (Tue), 4:00-5:30 PM (JST)
Venue: Online via Zoom
Title: Japanese Studies in Indonesia: Crisis and Reorientation
Speaker: Dr. Fadjar I. Thufail
Research Center for Area Studies
National Research and Innovation Agency
Indonesia
Chair: ZHONG Yijiang
Associate Professor
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia
University of Tokyo
Language: English and Japanese
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GJS Lecture Series “Japanese Studies in Asia” (4)

Date and time: July 20, 2021 (Fri.), 3:00–5:30PM (JST)
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: Zhong Yijiang (Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo)
Liu Yuebing (Director&Professor of Japan Institute, Nankai University)
Wang Zhongchen (Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Tsinghua University)
Lin Shaoyang (Professor, Department of Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong)
Language: Japanese
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GJS Lecture Series “Japanese Studies in Asia” (3)

Date and time: June 22, 2021 (Tue.), 4:00–5:30PM
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: Zhong Yijiang (Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo)
Yama Yoshiyuki (Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Kweon Sug-In (Professor, Department of Anthropology, Seoul National University)
Language: Japanese
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GJS Lecture Series “Japanese Studies in Asia” (2)

Date and time: May 11, 2021 (Tue.), 4:00–5:30PM
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: Zhong Yijiang (Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo)
Yama Yoshiyuki (Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Choi Hee Sik (Professor, Director of Institute of Japanese Studies, Kookmin University)
Language: Japanese
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GJS Lecture Series “Japanese Studies in Asia” (1)

Date and time: April 16, 2021 (Fri.), 3:30–6:00PM
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: Zhong Yijiang (Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo)
Yama Yoshiyuki (Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Suh Johng-Wan (Director, Institute of Japanese Studies, Hallym University)
Jo Gwan-ja (Associate Professor, Institute for Japanese Studies, Seoul National University)
Language: Japanese
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Tokyo School SymposiumTokyo School and Japanese Classics: On The Tale of Genji

Date and time: October 17, 2020 (Sat.), 5:00PM-9:30PM
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: Nakajima Takahiro (University of Tokyo)
Kimura Saeko (Tsuda University)
Mariya Marie (Translater of A. Waley's The Tale of Genji)
Moriyama Megumi (Translater of A. Waley's The Tale of Genji)
Paul G. Schalow (Rutgers University)
Terada Sumie (Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales)
Fujii Sadakazu (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
Takagi Makoto (Sagami Women's University)
Language: Japanese
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Tokyo School WorkshopTokyo School in Sociology

Date and time: September 26, 2020 (Sat.), 10:00AM-3:30PM
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: SONODA Shigeto (University of Tokyo)
NAKASUJI Naoya (Hosei University)
YANO Yoshiro (Chuo University)
YONEMURA Chiyo (Chiba University)
Comment: DEGUCHI Takeshi (University of Tokyo)
SATO Kenji (University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese
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Tokyo School WorkshopInclusion and Exclusion – Exploring Modern Knowledge Production at Tokyo (Imperial) University

Date and time: July 18, 2020 (Sat.), 8:45AM-6:30PM
Venue: Online via Zoom
Speaker: ZHONG Yijiang (University of Tokyo)
ISOMAE Junichi (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
HIRANO Katsuya (UCLA)
UEMURA Shizuka (Shokei Gakuin University)
ODA Ryosuke (Doshisha University)
YOSHIDA Kazuhiko (Nagoya City University)
KAWAMURA Satofumi (Kanto Gakuin University)
SEKIGUCHI Hiroshi (Shikoku University)
KATAOKA Kohei (Hokkai-Gakuen University)
NAKAJIKA Takahiro (University of Tokyo)
Comment: UCHIDA Chikara (University of Tokyo)
FUJIMOTO Norimasa (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
Gouranga Charan Pradhan (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
MATSUKATA Fuyuko (University of Tokyo)
OMURA Kazuma (Doshisha University)
FUNABASHI Kenta (Ryukoku University)
ZHONG Yijiang (University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese and English
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Tokyo School WorkshopGōko, Muen, Agora

Date and time: July 15, 2020 (Wed.), 9:30-12:00AM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia
→Online via Zoom
Speaker: Ishii Tsuyoshi (Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo)
Oki Yasushi (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo)
Uchida Chikara (Project Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo)
Matsukata Fuyuko (Associate Professor, Historiographical Institute, the University of Tokyo)
Chair: Nakajima Takahiro (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese
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The 68th GJS SeminarBook Review Session: On "Chinese Cuisine and Modern Japan" (2019)

Date and time: June 19, 2020 (Fri.), 5:00-7:00PM
Venue: Online (Zoom Webinar)
Speaker: Sonoda Shigeto (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo)
Responder: Iwama Kazuhiro (Professor, Faculty of Letters, Keio University)
Kusano Miho (Ajinomoto Foundation for Dietary Culture)
Kawashima Shin (Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese (English or Chinese is also OK)
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The 66th GJS Seminar[CANCELED] Book Review Session: On "Chinese Cuisine and Modern Japan" (2019)

Date and time: March 30, 2020 (Mon.), 5:00-7:00PM
Venue: First Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Sonoda Shigeto (Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo)
Responder: Iwama Kazuhiro (Professor, Faculty of Letters, Keio University)
Kusano Miho (Ajinomoto Foundation for Dietary Culture)
Language: Japanese (English or Chinese is also OK)
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Tokyo School Symposium[CANCELED] Tokyo School and Japanese Classics: On The Tale of Genji

Date and time: March 20, 2020 (Fri.), 1:00PM-5:00PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Nakajima Takahiro (University of Tokyo)
Kimura Saeko (Tsuda University)
Paul G. Schalow (Rutgers University)
Terada Sumie (Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales)
Fujii Sadakazu (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)
Mariya Marie (Translater of A. Waley's The Tale of Genji)
Moriyama Megumi (Translater of A. Waley's The Tale of Genji)
Takagi Makoto (Sagami Women's University)
Language: Japanese
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Tokyo School Workshop[CANCELED] Discrimination, Religion, and Knowledge Production at the University of Tokyo

Date and time: March 11, 2020 (Wed.), 10:00AM-5:30PM
Venue: First Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: ISOMAE Junichi (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
UEMURA Shizuka (Shokei Gakuin University)
OMURA Kazuma (Doshisha University)
HIRANO Katsuya (UCLA)
KAWAMURA Satofumi (Kanto Gakuin University)
Yijiang ZHONG (University of Tokyo)
AONO Masaaki (St. Andrew’s University)
NAKAJIKA Takahiro (University of Tokyo)
Language: English and Japanese
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Tokyo School Seminar Tokyo School and Philosophy in France

Date and time: January 31, 2020 (Fri.), 4:30-6:00PM
Venue: First Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Eddy Dufourmont (Université Bordeaux Montaigne)
Nakajima Takahiro (IASA, the University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese
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Tokyo School Symposium Tokyo School: Its Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces (1)

Date and time: January 27, 2020 (Mon.), 2:00-5:00PM
Venue: First Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Takegawa Shogo (Meiji Gakuin University)
Eddy Dufourmont (Université Bordeaux Montaigne)
Comment: Nakajima Takahiro (IASA, the University of Tokyo)
Sonoda Shigeto (IASA, the University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese
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Tokyo School SeminarTraditional and Modern Buddhist Studies in East Asia

Date and time: November 5, 2019 (Tue.) 5:00-6:30PM
Venue: Conference Room 2 (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
Chair: Baba Norihisa (Institute for Advanced Studies of Asia, UTokyo)
Speaker: Yanagi Mikiyasu (The International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism, Hanazono University)
Isshiki Daigo (Humanities Center, the University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese
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The 28th Global Japan Studies LectureFilling the "Spiritual Vacuum": The Educational Legacy of Occupation Reforms in Japan

Date and time: October 25, 2019 (Fri.) 1:00-3:30PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3F),
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia,
The University of Tokyo
Speakers: Jolyon Thomas
(Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania)
Fujiwara Satoko
(Commentator; Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, UTokyo)
Nishimura Akira
(Commentator; Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, UTokyo)
Zhong Yijiang
(Chair; Institute for Advanced Studies of Asia, UTokyo)
Language: English
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International Workshop"Tokyo School" and the Formation of Modern Liberal Arts

Date and time: 8 July, 2019, (Mon.), 13:00-17:30PM
Venue: First Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
Speaker: Nakajima Takahiro (University of Tokyo)
Ishida Masato (University of Hawaii)
Machi Senjuro (Nishogakusha University)
Discussant: Li Chenyang (Nanyang Technological University)
Zhang Zhiqiang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Language: Japanese
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Global Japan Studies Roundtable WorkshopA Roundtable Workshop on Prasenjit Duara's The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian Traditions and A Sustainable Future

Date and time: June 24, 2019 (Mon.), 1:00-3:35PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3F),
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia,
The University of Tokyo
Speakers: Prof. Prasenjit Duara
(Oscar Tang Chair of East Asia Studies, Director of Global Asia Initiative, Duke University; President of American Association for Asian Studies)
Prof. Isomae Junichi
(International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
Prof. Nakajima Takahiro
(Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, UTokyo)
Asso. Prof. Yijiang Zhong
(Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, UTokyo)
Language: English and Japanese
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The 60th GJS SeminarMurakami Naojirō: a global historian avant la letter?

Date and time: June 14, 2019 (Fri.), 5:00-6:00PM
Venue: Lobby (1F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
Speaker: Birgit Tremml-Werner (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Zurich / Visiting Fellow, Historiographical Institute / Fellow, Humanities Center, The University of Tokyo)
Language: English
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The 59th GJS SeminarImagining Japan’s Nuclear Future: Dreams, Visions, and Plans from the Era of High Growth

Date and time: May 17, 2019 (Fri.), 5:00-6:00PM
Venue: Lobby (1F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
Speaker: Jonathan Andrew Lear (Ph.D. Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, Department of History; Visiting Researcher at the University of Tokyo, Institute of Social Science; Fulbright Japan Graduate Research Fellow)
Language: English
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The 3rd "Tokyo School" International WorkshopJapanese Philosophy and the Philosophy at the University of Tokyo

Date and time: 22 January, 2019 (Tue.), 1:00-4:30PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3F),
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia,
The University of Tokyo
Speakers: Thomas Kasulis
(Professor Emeritus, University Distinguished Scholar, The Ohio State University)
Yasuo Kobayashi
(Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo, Aoyama Gakuin University)
Discussants: Izumi Suzuki (The University of Tokyo)
Noburu Notomi (The University of Tokyo)
Takahiro Nakajima (The University of Tokyo)
Language: English and Japanese
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The 2nd "Tokyo School" Workshop「中国哲学をめぐって」

Date and time: October 4, 2018(Thu.), 10:00-12:00PM
Venue: First Conference Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
Speaker: Masayuki Sato(National Taiwan University)、Tsuyoshi Kojima(University of Tokyo)、Tsuyoshi Ishii(University of Tokyo)
Chair: Takahiro Nakajima(University of Tokyo)
Language: Japanese
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The 26th GJS LectureIndividuality in Early Modern Japan

Date and time: May 15, 2018 (Tue.), 3:00-5:00PM
Venue: 1st Meeting Room (3rd Floor), The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Speaker: Peter Nosco
(Professor, Japanese History, University of British Columbia, Canada)
Language: English
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The 16th GJS LectureKokoro: The Heart of Japanese Creativity

Date and time: November 11, 2016 (Fri.), 4:00-5:30PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3rd Floor), The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Speaker: Professor Thomas Kasulis (Department of Comparative Studies, Ohio State University)
Language: English
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The 15th GJS LectureShinto—A Religion of the Signifier?

Date and time: Nov. 7, 2016 (Mon.), 2:00-4:00PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3rd Floor), The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Speaker: Professor Fabio Rambelli (Religious Studies and East Asian Languages, University of California, Santa Barbara)
Language: English
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GJS Lecture SeriesNetwork Asia Globalization and Regional Studies

Date and time: March 9, 2015 (Mon.), 3:00-5:00PM
Venue: Main Conference Room (3rd Floor), The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
Speaker: Prasenjit Duara (Raffles Professor of Humanities, Director, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore)
Language: English
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GJS LectureChanging Attitudes Toward Japanese Modernity

Time: January 23, 2015 (Friday), 13:00-15:00
Location: Main Conference room (Third Floor), The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia
Speaker: Peter Nosco (Professor, University of British Columbia, Visiting Professor at International Christian University)
Language: English
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GJS SeminarYashiro’s Details and the Problem of Place in Art History

Time: October 23, 2014 (Thu) 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: Conference Room (3rd floor), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Speaker: Speaker: Prof. Mia M. Mochizuki
(Associate Professor of the History of Art New York University Abu Dhabi / Institute of Fine Arts, New York)
Language: English
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GJS SeminarGender and Literati Art in 19th-Century Japan

Time: July 10, 2014 (Thu) 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: Lobby (Ground floor), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Speaker: Yurika WAKAMATSU (Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University/ Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo)
Language: English
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