SOAS University of London

Japan Research Centre

SOAS/Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Post-Graduate Symposium

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 20 February 2006Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 21 February 2006Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Room 116

Type of Event: Symposium

Day 1: Monday, 20 February 2006 - Programme

TimeDescription
9.00-9.30Working Breakfast
9.00-9.30Working Breakfast
9:30-10.00Conference announcements:

Dr Justin Watkins
, Chair, SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies and workshop co-organiser

Welcome: Professor Peter Robb, Pro-Director, SOAS

Speech by Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Speech by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
10.00-11.00SHIOYA Momo 塩谷 もも (TUFS)
Rituals and Social Relations in Java: A Case Study of Gossip and Conflict
ジャワにおける儀礼と社会関係:噂話と「もめごと」の事例から

Dorothea SCHAEFTER
(SOAS)
The Return of Indonesian Exile Writing: Writing in Exile during the New Order (1965-1998) and its Return after 1998
11.00- 11.20Coffee and Tea
11.20-13.00TAKASE Nobuaki (SOAS)
Mutsu Munemitsu: British Influence on Japanese State-Building in the Nineteenth Century

YANG Ikmo 梁益模 (TUFS)
The Tokugawa Shogunate’s Daimyo Kaieki (attainder): Based on the ‘Bakufu Nikki’
徳川幕府の大名改易政策――「幕府日記」を中心にして――

NAKAGAWA Tamiko
(SOAS)
Reading Late Edo Erotic Prints
13.00-14.30Working Lunch
14.30-15.30SHINE Toshihiko 新江 利彦 (TUFS)
Resettlement Programs in Vietnam’s Central Highlands: Current Status and Problems
ベトナム中部高原における移転事業――現状と課題―

Julian BROWN
(SOAS)
Down in the Basement : Cham Art in Context
15.30-15.45Coffee and Tea
15.45-16.45HAYASHI Makiko (SOAS)
Constructing the Legal Profession in Meiji Japan

MA Jing
馬静 (TUFS)
Study of Economic Magazines in the Later Stages of the Meiji Era: Using Jitsugyo no Nihon as an Illustration
明治後期における経済雑誌――『実業之日本』を例として――

SOAS/TUFS Post-Graduate Symposium Public Lecture

TimeDescription
17.30-18.45in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, Brunei Gallery, SOAS
 Professor Ben ARPS (University of Leiden)
Propaganda on and off the dance-floor: theoretical considerations and a Javanese case
 followed by a briefing from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Day 2: Tuesday, 21 February 2006 - Programme

TimeDescription
9.00-9.30Working Breakfast
9.30-11.00CHU Xuan Giao (TUFS)
Methods of Historical Anthropology and the Field of Japan
歴史人類学の方法と日本というフィールド

Tullio LOBETTI
(SOAS)
Personal and Social Dimensions of the Akinomine Practice on Haguro Mountain

YOO Jongshin 柳宗伸 (TUFS)
The Spread of Otogibanashi in Modern Japan: With Focus on Otogi Recitation
近代日本におけるお伽噺の普及――お伽口演を中心として――
11.00-11.20Coffee and Tea
11.20-13.00May JURILLA (SOAS)
Entertainment after the war: Aliwan and the Tagalog novel

Mulaika HIJJAS (SOAS)
Reading the Romantic Syair: Women’s Popular Literature in Nineteenth-Century Riau.

Sarah HICKS (SOAS)
Swinging between traditions: tracing the origins and meanings of narrative motifs in the traditional Malay romantic poem Syair Selindung Delima
13.00-14.15Working Lunch
14.15-15.45Francesca Di MARCO (SOAS)
A Society in Transition: Postwar Japan and Suicide’s Evolution From a Ritual Act to a Spectacular Performance

HSIEH Chia-ling 謝佳玲 (TUFS)
The Part-Time Labour in Japan: Through the Eyes of a Taiwanese Woman
日本におけるパートタイム労働の新潮流――台湾女性の視点から見る――

Duncan ADAM (SOAS)
Resisting Analysis: Sexual Desire in Mishima Yukio’s Forbidden Colours
15.45-16.00Coffee and Tea
15.45-16.45Thu Nandar (TUFS) (read in absentia)
The Role of Witnesses in Thet-Kayit Contracts in Early Modern Myanmar

SAITO Ayako
斎藤 紋子 (TUFS)
The Concept of Citizens and Non-Indigenous Residents under the Ne Win Regime: From the 1982 Burma Citizenship Law and Related Materials
ネウィン政権の国民概念と外国系住民――1982年ビルマ国籍法および関連資料から――
16.45-17.00Concluding Remarks and thanks
TUFS at a glance

Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) is a national university offering undergraduate and graduate programs related to the study of world languages, cultures and societies, and international relations. TUFS currently holds within its organization the Faculty of Foreign Studies, whose three divisions cover seven regions of study and twenty-six major languages and areas of specialization, the Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies, the Japanese Language Center for International Students, and the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA).

TUFS is currently undertaking three COE (Center of Excellence) programs: To establish Grammatological Informatics based on Corpora of Asian Scripts (ILCAA) Center for Documentation & Area-Transcultural Studies (Graduate School), and Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics (Graduate School) as part of the 21st Century COE Program promoted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Since September 2003, a fourth program has been adopted. Research will soon start in the field of language education and pedagogy.

TUFS is the oldest institution in the field of international studies in Japan, and boasts a large number of graduates who play an active part in international exchange and academic research today. TUFS has always maintained and still continues to hold a unique role as a leading centre of excellence in international studies, research and exchange.

Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS)

Organiser: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies