Symposia and Lectures

Symposia and lectures of the current academic year

Fiscal 2022

No. 25@Final lecture by Prof. Kei Nemoto will be held on Saturday, March 11.

date and timeSaturday, March 11, 2023
14:30-17:00
Venue (online is also available)Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 3F Room 301 (+zoom)
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
languageJapanese
registrationPlease register from the link below by March 5th
https://forms.gle/zNLkQSsWgBsg6bFh8
inquiryEmail: h-fujimura-8p7@sophia.ac.jp

No. 24@Online lecture on Founding Fathers (Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-shek) will be held on Saturday, January 28th.

date and timeSaturday, January 28, 2023
14:00-16:00
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below.
https://keio-univ.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAscuGhpjMuGdIDtO4nxLeRvV_96331csjI
inquiryKei Nemoto(Sophia University)
kei-n@sophia.ac.jp

No. 23@Workshop “Tataouine society (Southern Tunisia) after 2011” will be held on Wednesday, January 25th.

organizerInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
date and timeJanuary 25, 2023 16:00 - 18:00
titlegTataouine society (Southern Tunisia) after 2011hgPopulation and family planning in Tataouine and Tunisiah
speakerMabrouk Dhokar (National Office for Family and Population, Association Tunis Khair in Tataouine)
VenueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.2, 6F Room 2-615a (+zoom)
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
languageEnglish, French, Arabic
program16:00 - 16:10 Introduction by Erina Iwasaki (Sophia University)

16:10 - 17:00 Lecture by Mabrouk Dhokar on gTataouine society (Southern Tunisia) after 2011h, and gPopulation and family planning in Tataouine and Tunisiah

17:00 - 17:10 Pause

17:10 - 18:00 Q & A discussions
registration, inquiryErina IWASAKI (Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University)
EMAIL : iwasakisophia.ac.jp (change *to @)
For registration, please send email to the above address.

No. 22@Documentary Film “The Hanbok on The Court” Screening + Panel Discussion will be held on Friday, December 23rd.

organizersInstitute of Global Concern, Sophia University
Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
date and timeDecember 23, 2022 17:30 - 19:45
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 1F Room 6-101
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
FilmThe Hanbok on The Court (2022)@South Korea
Japanese and English Subtitles
registrationplease register from the link below by Dec.22 9am.
https://forms.gle/LdyAKPYa54SpSpBu5
inquiryi-glocon@sophia.ac.jp

No. 21@Film screening, Sofia, will be held on Tuesday, December 13th.

organizersKakenhi (A)hResearch Project on Islam and Gender: Towards a Comprehensive Discussionh (Leader: Eiji NAGASAWA)
Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
date and timeDecember 13, 2022 17:25 ? 19:20
venue1. Onsite: Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 1F Room 6-101
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
2.Online webinar
program17:25 - 17:30 Introduction (Erina IWASAKI)
17:30 - 18:50 Film@screeningSofiai80 minutesj
18:50 -19:10 CommentaryiJunko TORIYAMAj
19:10 - 19:20 Q & A discussions
languageEnglish subtitles
Commentary in Japanese
registrationplease register from the link below by Dec.9
https://forms.gle/dKBSzmzA1BAG6tKw8

*On Dec.12, zoom info will be sent to those who registered.
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jp (change *to @)

No. 20@Film screening and talk program on Vietnamese in Japan will be held on December 10, 2022.

date and timeSaturday, December 10, 2022 13:00-16:00
Venue (Webinar is also available)Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building No.2, Room414
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/info/access/accessguide/access_yotsuya.html
languageJapanese
registrationAt Sophia University Bld. No.2 2-414
https://x.gd/puG24

Webinar
https://x.gd/lIVYC
inquiryEmail:i-asianc@sophia.ac.jp

No. 19@Sophia Open Research Week Film Screening on Moroccan Women will be held on November 22, 2022.

organizersOrganizers: Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Kakenhi (A)hResearch Project on Islam and Gender: Towards a Comprehensive Discussionh (Leader: Eiji NAGASAWA)
Co-organizer: Institute of Islamic Area Studies, Sophia University
date and timeTuesday, November 22, 2022 17:10 - 19:10
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 1F Room 6-101
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
program17:10 ? 17:15 Introduction (Erina IWASAKI)
17:15 ? 18:55 Film@screeningAdam@i101 minutesj
18:55 ? 19:10@Comment (HORIUCHI Rika)
19:10 ? 19:20@Q & A discussions
languageJapanese subtitles,Commentary in Japanese
registrationhttps://forms.gle/jfrtMjwgq16Uew7b9
(Registration deadline November 18, 2022 )
inquiryEMAIL : i-asiancsophia.ac.jpiChangeto@j

No. 18@Online lecture on Founding Fathers (Aung San, Sukarno) will be held on Friday, November 18th.

date and timeFriday, November 18, 2022
16:00-18:00
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below.
https://keio-univ.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctf-yorjovEtBa1NjFM6b1QsaGZQ6G6qd8
inquiryKei Nemoto(Sophia University)
kei-n@sophia.ac.jp

No. 17@Lecture by Master Minh Niem will be held on Friday, November 18th.

date and timeFriday, November 18, 2022
17:30-19:30
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 1F Room 6-101
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
languageVietnamese (Japanese interpretation)
registrationplease register from the link below by Nov.17.
https://forms.gle/eLWiHWbH2yRmxiFw7
inquiryi-asianc@sophia.ac.jp

No. 16@Sophia Open Research Week Webinar Simposium on Sexual Reproductive Health/Rights of Female Immigrants from Indonesia will be held on November 14, 2022.

date and timeNovember 14, 2022
14:00-16:00 (JST)
languageJapanese and Indonesian (with simultaneous interpretation)
registrationhttps://x.gd/qCXv0
inquiryE-mail: i-asianc@sophia.ac.jp

No. 15@Webinar "Native Language Education for Migrant Children: Review of International Norms" will be held on Saturday, October 29th.

organizerInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
date and timeSatuday, October 29, 2022
14:00-17:00
titleLectureFgHow the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international norms protect and promote native language educationh
speakerHIRANO Yuji
Born in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1967. Involved in different NGOs, including ARC (Action for the Rights of Children) as a Founder, Federation for the Protection of Children's Human Rights (Co-Director), Network for the Convention on the Rights of the Child (Board member), General Research Institute on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (Board member). Having followed the work of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for a long time, familiar with international trends concerning children's rights.
languageJapanese-English Simultaneous interpretation
registrationEntry: free/please register from the link below.
https://x.gd/GD1Oz
inquiryInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
E-mail: i-asianc@sophia.ac.jp

No. 14@Book launch seminar inviting Prof. Jung Byeong Ho will be held on Friday, October 28th.

date and timeFriday, October 28, 2022
16:30-18:30
venueWaseda University Toyama Campus
Bldg.33 3F Room1
https://goo.gl/maps/83D63NNBY9XQ92hT6
languageJapanese
registrationhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HiLS1WNvppq-PUL1PQQLorU_Y5M5V0w796LlzLDgONU/viewform?edit_requested=true
inquiryEmail: kimkmok[@]waseda.jp
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No. 13@Online lecture on Founding Fathers (Kim Il-sung, Syngman Rhee) will be held on Friday, September 16th.

date and timeFriday, September 16, 2022
16:00-18:00
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below.
https://keio-univ.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsfuGprjkiH9HO-won8Me4AOCuGEBb2rlv
inquiryKei Nemoto(Sophia University)
kei-n@sophia.ac.jp

No. 12@Online talk on Rohingya refugees will be held on Saturday, August 20th.

organizersAAR Japan
Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
date and timeSaturday, August 20, 2022
14:00-16:00
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below by noon on August 19.
https://aarjapan.gr.jp/event/6521/

No. 11@Online lecture on Cultural Heritage of Jinguashi’s Old Gold Mine in Taiwan will be held on Saturday, August 6th.

organizersInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
Research Institute for Islands and Sustainability, University of the Ryukyus
date and timeSaturday, August 6, 2022
14:00-15:30
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below by noon on August 4.
https://forms.gle/PFbLAJyiXnm7M9AB8
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 10@ Lecture organized by Studies on Cultural Heritage Project will be held on Saturday, July 30th.

date and timeSaturday, July 30, 2022
14:30-16:00
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 4F Room 6-401
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
Online participation through zoom is also available.
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below by July 27.
https://forms.gle/o1ZRPDfsZiMmAiEz9
zoom information will be sent by email on July 29.
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 9@Online lecture on Cultural Heritage will be held on Friday, July 1st.

date and timeFriday, July 1, 2022
13:30-15:00
languageJapanese
registrationplease register from the link below by June 29.
https://forms.gle/oyfC5KeYauFcx4wh7
zoom information will be sent by email on June 30.
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 8@Lecture on Cambodia Shadow Puppets Sbaek Thom will be held on Saturday, June 25th.

date and timeJune 25th, 2022 (Sat.)14:00-15:30
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 4F Room 6-401
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
Online participation through zoom is also available.
languageJapanese
regisitrationplease register from the link below by June23rd.
https://forms.gle/SqgHde3y2SXMhSgS9
Detailed information will be sent by email.
inquiryi-asianc@sophia.ac.jp

No. 7@Film Screening Papichawill be held on Monday, June 20th.

organizersInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
Institute of Islamic Area Studies at Sophia University
Kakenhi (A)hResearch Project on Islam and Gender: Towards a Comprehensive Discussionh (Leader: Eiji NAGASAWA)
date and timeMonday, June 20, 2022
17:10-19:10
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 3F Room 6-101
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
program17:10 - 17:15 Introduction:Erina IWASAKI( Sophia University)
17:15 - 19:05 Film@screeningPapichai105 minutesj
19:00 - 19:10 Commentary Prof.Emeritus Masatoshi KISAICHI (Sophia University) {Q & A discussions
languageJapanese subtitles
Commentary in Japanese
registrationPlease regster through the link below by June 15th.
https://forms.gle/Kf6kaVrotcYNwE3b9
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 6@Online seminar "Beyond Centre-Periphery Approach: Inter-minority Tensions and Development of Contested Categories of Kurdish Mobilisation in Iran" will be held on Sunday, June 19th.

organizersThe Sophia University Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies
MEXT Grant-in Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A)gConnectivity and Trust Building in Islamic Civilizationh(Islamic Trust Studies)BO1 The Ideas of the Muslim Community and State System (Leader: Nobuaki Kondo)
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date and timeJune 19, 2022 15:00 - 17:00
titleBeyond Centre-Periphery Approach: Inter-minority Tensions and Development of Contested Categories of Kurdish Mobilisation in Iran
speakerDr. Mostafa Khalili iJSPS Overseas Research Fellow, Visiting Researcher of the IAAMES)
Commentator: SAKAI KeikoiProfessor at the Faculty of Law, Politics and Economics, Chiba Universityj
languageEnglish
registrationplease register from the link below by June 16.
https://forms.gle/9Lnfoz4QPTft6t7F9
zoom information will be sent by email on June 17.
inquiryi-asianc@sophia.ac.jp

No. 5@Online seminar on Africa will be held on Friday, June 17th.

organizerInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies Sophia University
date and timeJune 17th, 2022 (Fri.)18:00-20:00
registrationplease register from the link below by June 15.
https://forms.gle/cqR1T76R9o8bL56i9
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 4@Online seminar on Survival Strategies of Minorities in the Islamicate World will be held on Saturday, June 4th.

date and timeSaturday, June 4, 2022
17:00-19:15
languageJapanese
registrationPlease register from the link below by June 2.
https://forms.gle/AwCnWjq7349FWXPK7
inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 3@Symposium on Timor-Leste will be held on Saturday, May 21th.

organizerInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
date, time and venueSaturday, May 21, 2022
10:00-13:00
Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Room 6-205 (2nd Floor, Building No.6)
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
*participation by zoom is also available.
languageJapanese
regisitrationplease register from the link below by May 19.
https://forms.gle/JpG1VQ6JuHf1J3bY9
Inquiryi-asiancsophia.ac.jpichange to @j

No. 2@Public lecture: Politics and Development of Islamic Finance - The Cases of Turkey and Malaysia will be held on Saturday, May 21st.

organizersInstitute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University
Japan Association for Malaysian Studies (JAMS)
date and timeMay 21st, 2022 (Sat.)17:00-19:00
titlePolitics and Development of Islamic Finance - The Cases of Turkey and Malaysia
speakersSpeaker: Dr. Murat Yas (Marmara University, Turkey, Visiting Fellow IMAAES, Sophia University, Tokyo, Specialist in Islamic Finance in Malaysia and Indonesiaj
Commentators:
1) Prof. Dr. Ahmet Faruk Aysan (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar, Specialist in Islamic Finance in Turkey)
2) Dr. Guanie Lim @(National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo, Specialist in Political Economy of Malaysia and Asia)
Moderator: Dr. Kushimoto Hiroko (Sophia University)
venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 3F Room 6-303
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
Online participation through zoom is also available.
languageEnglish
registrationplease register from the link below by May 19.
https://forms.gle/Rp5xLN2zKUkSpxyn8
zoom information will be sent by email on May20.
inquiry~5/20Fi-asianc@sophia.ac.jp
5/21Fkushimoto@sophia.ac.jp

No. 1@Seminar on Survival Strategies of Minorities in the Islamicate World will be held on Saturday, April 16th.

venueSophia University, Yotsuya Campus
Building no.6, 3F Room 6-305 (room capacity: 20 people)
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya.html#yotsuya_direction
date and timeSaturday, April 16, 2022
14:00-17:30
languageJapanese
regisitrationPlease email to:
i-asianc@sophia.ac.jp
(Room capacity is limited to 20 people)