Topic C:

Japanese Studies in Cultural, Social and Political Sciences

Five Decades of Indonesia-Japan Relations and
the Development of Japanese Studies

1. Introduction

The Indonesian Association for Japanese Studies (ASJI), in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, will organize an International Symposium titled " Japanese Studies in Social and Political Sciences: Five Decades of Indonesia-Japan Relations (1958-2008) and the the Development of Japanese Studies," on November 1, 2008.
Capitalizing on the extensive intellectual and academic cooperation that has been going on between Japan and Indonesia in the last fifty years, the symposium will examine various aspects of Japanese studies that have developed in Indonesia and other Sotheast Asian countries. As such, the symposium is expected to be a forum in which Japan specialists with diverse intellectual backgrounds contribute and exchange ideas pertinent to Japanese studies in Asia.
The symposium will address the following four topics:

  1. Japan and the world

  2. Indonesia-Japan Academic Cooperation: the Past, the Present and the Future

  3. Japan in Historical and Literary Discourse

  4. Changing Japan: Social and Cultural Dynamics

2. The Speakers

Invited Speakers from Japan :

Invited Speakers from Indonesia :

3. Schedule

I 09.00-11.00: Opening Ceremony
II 11.00-12.00: Plenary Session
III 12.00-13.00: Lunch

IV

Paralel Session I
RUANG RINJANI A

V

Paralel Session II
RUANG RINJANI B
Topic: Japan and The World Topic: Indonesia-Japan Academic Cooperation: the Past, the Present and the Future
13.00-13.15 Robert D. Eldridge
(Osaka University)
13.00-13.15 Hiroyoshi Kano
(Tokyo University)
13.15-13.30 Abdul Irsan
(Former INA Ambassador to JPN)
13.15-13.30 Bachtiar Alam
(University of Indonesia)
13.30-13.45 Julian Aldrin Pasha
(University of Indonesia)
13.30-13.45 Abbas A. Badib
(Surabaya State University)
13.45-14.00 Nusyirwan Hamzah
(University of Indonesia)
13.45-14.00 Sheddy N. Tjandra
(University of Indonesia)
14.00-15.00 Q&A 14.00-14.15 Tirta Mursitama
(University of Indonesia)
    14.15-15.00 Q&A
  Coffee Break 15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
Topic: Changing Japan: Social and Cultural Dynamic Topic: Japan in Historical and Literary Discourse
15.30-15.45 Eiji Oguma
(Keio University)
15.30-15.45 Kimura Kazuaki
(Ritsumeikan University)
15.45-16.00 Rafaella Dwiyanto
(University of Indonesia)
15.45-16.00 Sapardi Djoko Damono
(University of Indonesia)
16.00-16.15 Padang Wicaksono
(University of Indonesia)
16.00-16.15 Shobichatul Aminah
(University of Indonesia)
16.15 -16.30 Ogata Satomi
(Kyushu International University)
16.15-16.30 Siti Fatimah
(Padang State University)
16.30-16.45 Sri Ayu Wulansari
(University of Indonesia)
   
16.45 -17.45 Q&A 16.30-17.30 Q&A

VI

19.00Ė 21.00

Dinner & Closing