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【EVENT】International Workshop “The Emerging Gulf Region: Assessing the Field and Seeking New Possibilities”(Dec. 18th)

Date

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Time

14:00-18:45

Venue

Room 405, BLDG 120-4, Waesda University

Language

English

Program

14:00-14:10 : Opening Remarks by Keiko Sakurai (Waseda University)

14:10-15.30 : Keynote Speech by Steven M. Wright (Qatar University):

   The Complex Dynamics of Evolving Insecurity and Risk in the Gulf Region: The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Gulf Studies Scholarship

15:30-15:40: Coffee Break

15:40-16.40 : Session 1

Speaker 1: Keiko Sakurai:

   Exploring Cultural Policies of Iran and the Arab Gulf States

Speaker 2: Matthew B. Gray (Waseda University):

   Emerging Trends, Debates, and Issues in Gulf Political Economy Scholarship      

16.40-16.50 : Coffee Break

16:50-18.30 : Session 2

Speaker 1: Koji Horinuki (The Institute of Energy economics, Japan):

   Ad Politics: The Contemporary Political Relationship between the Ruling Family and Tribes in the UAE

Speaker 2: Kenichiro Takao (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science):

   ”Religious Police” in Changing Society: Hisba in  Saudi Arabia and Others

Speaker 3: Yushi Chiba (Waseda University)

   Al-Jazeera and Qatar: Media as The Reflection of Sociopolitical Situation

Speaker 4: Hirotake Ishiguro (Japan External Trade Organization):

   Accountability or Legal Movilization? New Phase of Parliamentary Politics in Kuwait

Speaker 5: Takuya Murakami (Middle East Institute of Japan):

   Burden Sharing or Withdrawal: Transformation of U.S. – GCC Military Relations

18:30-18:45: General Comments and Closing Remarks by Matthew B. Gray

19:30-21:00 Reception

Dates
  • 1218

    SUN
    2016

Place

Room 405, BLDG 120-4, Waesda University

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Mon, 05 Dec 2016

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