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The Humanities in the 21st Century: Classical Studies in and for the World

The Humanities in the 21st Century: Classical Studies in and for the World

The Global Japanese Studies Model Unit is organizing a workshop to discuss the humanities in the 21st century from the stand point of classical studies in each region of the world such as Japan, East Asia, India, Persia and Europe.

Event Overview

Date & Time: June 23rd (Sun), 2019; 9:00am-5:30pm
Venue: Conference Room #10, Bldg.33 16F, Toyama Campus, Waseda University

Wiebke Denecke(Boston University/Korea University)
Kimiko Kono(Waseda University)
Hiroshi Araki(International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
Satoshi Ogura(Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Shion Kono (Sophia University)
Daisuke Shoji(Kansai University)
Sim Kyung-ho (Korea University)
Sunil Sharma (Boston University)
Shinji Takmura (Hiroshima University)
Akihiko Watanabe (Otsuma Women’s University)

Michael Watson(Meiji Gakuin University)
Tokuro Yamamoto(Kansai University/until 2018)

Time Table:
9:00am         Openinig Remarks
9:15am~10:45am       Pannel #1(Presentation & Discussion)
10:45am~11:00am     Break
11:00am~12:30pm     Pannel#2 (Presentation & Discussion)
12:30pm~2:00pm       Lunch & Break
2:00pm~3:30pm      Pannel#3 (Presentation & Discussion)
3:30pm~3:45pm         Break
3:45pm~5:15pm            Round Table & Discussion(Comment & Discussion)
5:30pm              Closing Remarks

*After all the speakers in each panel speak in briefly, participants will discuss the theme of each panel.

Language:Japanese / English (with Japanese Translation)

Open to students, faculty, staff and general public

No reservation required

Sponsor:Research Institute of Japanese Classical Books, Waseda University
Global Japanese Studies Model Unit, Waseda University Top Global University Project
Research Institute for Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
Ryusaku Tsunoda Center of Japanese Culture
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C 16K02376)
World Languages & Literatures, Boston University
Institute of Chinese Characters & Korean Literature in Classical Chinese, Korea University
Supporter: Comprehensive Research Organization, Waseda University

Contact: Professor Kimiko Kono  [email protected]

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Conference Room #10, Bldg.33-16F, Toyama Campus, Waseda University


Thu, 06 Jun 2019

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