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2018-10-23

International Symposium for the 150th Anniversary of Meiji Restoration

International Symposium for the 150th Anniversary of Meiji Restoration

"The Meiji Restoration and Asian Modernization from the View of Kyushu"

 

Session one: The Meiji Restoration as a part of world history

November 17, 2018 (Saturday)

JR Hakata City, 10th floor, Conference Room A/B.

Languages: Japanese and English

Opening remarks: Matsui Yasuhiro (Vice-Dean, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Global Society)

Keynote addresses (13:10-16:20)

The Dangers of a Simplifying the Story: The Meiji Restoration at 150” Carol Gluck (Professor, Columbia University)

The Meiji Restoration and East Asia: Forming the image of an Asian modernization model” Kawashima Shin (Professor, Tokyo University)

The expiration date of the term "Meiji Restoration": On changes in the discourse” Arima Manabu (Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University)

Roundtable Discussion (16:30-17:30)

Closing (17:30) Chair: Augustine Matthew (Assiociate Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University)

 

Session 2: Revolutions and modernization in Asia

November 18, 2018 (Sunday).

JR Hakata City, 10th floor, Conference Room A/B.

Languages: Japanese and English

Panel 1:A series of revolutions: Meiji, China, and Russia 連鎖する革命 (10:00〜11:30)

The Meiji Restoration and political reform during the Qing Dynasty of China” Lianyou Guo (Professor, Beijing Foreign Studies University)

「中国清末の政治改革と明治維新」 郭 連友(北京外国語大学 教授)

The Xinhai Revolution, Tibet and Japan Kobayashi Ryosuke” (Lecturer, Kyushu University)

「辛亥革命とチベット・日本」 小林亮介(九州大学 講師)

Meiji and October: Japanese Discussion of the Russian Revolution” Tatiana Linkhoeva (Assistant Professor, New York University) 「明治と10月-ロシア革命についての日本の議論」 タティアナ リンコエバ(ニューヨーク大学 講師)

Panel Discussion (11:30-12:30)

Panel 2:Requestioning the modern 近代を問い直す (14:00〜15:30)

The international environment in the end of Edo period: View from the Kyushu and Inland Sea regions” Goto Atsushi (Associate Professor, Kyoto Tachibana University)

「幕末日本の国際環境 九州および瀬戸内海から見る」 後藤敦史 (京都橘大学 准教授)

The Empire of Japan and the origin of Okinawa’s Modernization: Focusing on the starting point of the Empire making and issue of the assimilation“ Namihira Tsuneo (Professor, University of the Ryukyus)

「日本帝国と沖縄近代 帝国化の起点と同化主義の問題を中心に」 波平恒男(琉球大学 教授)

Representations of Taiwan by Masugi Shizue and Sakaguchi Reiko” Wu Peichen (Associate Professor, National Chengchi University)

「真杉静枝と坂口䙥子の台湾表象」 呉佩珍(国立政治大学 准教授)

Panel Discussion (15:30-16:30)

Closing(16:30)

 

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