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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2022

European Restaurant Marketing in a Time of Crisis

a Conversation with ”Smartbox" 

Speakers:

Deborah Van Looy (Account Manager Netherlands)  

Emiliana De Luca (Account Manager Italy)  

Giulia Azzarello  (Account Manager Italy)  

Guillaume Jollivet (Business Development Manager France)  

Leonardo Adoni (Business Development Manager Italy)  

Roberta Ringhieri (Key Account Business Development Manager Italy)  

On ZOOM

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2022

Writing for General Readers about Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan

Sabine Frühstück, Koichi Takashima Chair and Professor of Modern Japanese Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

On ZOOM

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2022

Literary Environmental Testimonies: An East/East conversation in the works of Ishimure Michiko and Abdel Rahman Munif on man-made environmental crises

Munia Hweidi, PhD Candidate in Japanese Studies at Sophia University’s (Tokyo) Graduate Program in Global Studies

On ZOOM

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out:Restaurants in Mexico During and Beyond COVID

Scarlett Lindeman, Restaurateur and Food Journalist from Mexico City (CDMX) 

On ZOOM

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2022

Beyond Bunraku: Japan’s Diverse Puppetry Heritage

Claudia Orenstein, Theatre Professor at Hunter College and the Graduate

Center, CUNY

On ZOOM

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out:A View from India in the Wake of Covid

Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, Culinary Chronicler, Teacher and Corporate

Food Consultant

On ZOOM

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series: A View from South Africa

Jean-Pierre Rossouw, Publisher of Rossouw’s Restaurants​

A discussion with

Prof. James Farrer (Sophia University )

Prof. Krishnendu Ray (New York University) 

On ZOOM

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series Inaugural Dialogue: A Transnational Dialogue with Professor Krishnendu Ray

Krishnendu Ray, Professor of Food Studies, New York University

James Farrer, Professor of Sociology, Sophia University

On ZOOM

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With the Support of Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture

Symposium: Confucian Scholars in the Late Tokugawa Period

Dec. 19, 2021, 13:00 ~ 16:30(Tokyo Time), On ZOOM

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 7

Invites you to a discussion with David H. Slater, Sophia University and

Rosa Barbaran, Filmmaker of refugee life and politics in Tokyo 

The Whole Block Goes Down: 

Refugee voices in Japan’s detention centers during the pandemic 

Date:  2021, March 3

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 Invites you to a discussion with Bao Quyen Tran, Sophia University

 “Vietnamese Technical Trainees in Japan Voice Concerns

Amidst COVID-19” 

Date:  2021, February 17

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2020 

 “AFFECTIVE LABOR AMONG THE USED BOOKSELLERS OF JIMBOCHO” 

Susan Paige Taylor 

Date:  2021, January 30 

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 12

Invites you to a discussion with Charles E  McJilton, Sophia University

 “Food Crisis for the Homeless and others during COVID-19” 

Date:  2021, January 27 

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 11

Invites you to a discussion with Valentina Giammaria, Sophia University

 “COVID-19 in Japan: A Nighttime Disease” 

Date:  2020, December 9 

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 10

Invites you to a discussion with Masako Tanaka, Sophia University

 “Limitations of Social Protections of Migrant Families in Japan Exposed by COVID-19: The Case of Nepalese Women” 

Date:  2020, December 3

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 9

Invites you to a discussion with Sarajean Rossitto, Tokyo-based social impact architect, and  Kozue Oka, Executive Director at Mirai no Mori

“Isolated Together: Amplified vulnerabilities in Japan’s

Children’s Homes”

Date:  2020, December 2

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 8

Invites you to a discussion with  Jack Lichten, Tokyo University and Chika Kondo, Kyoto University 

 “Resilient Japanese Local Food Systems Thrive during COVID-19: Ten Groups, Ten Outcomes (十人十色 jyu-nin-to-iro)” 

Date:  2020,  November 25 

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 5

Invites you to a discussion with Satsuki Uno, Global Marketer and localizer for a Japanese Gaming Company, Robin O’Day, University of North Georgia 

 “Japanese Freelance Workers Struggle during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Social Media, Critique, and Political Resistance” 

Date:  2020,  November 4 

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2020 

A World City in the Making: 

The Urbanization of Tokyo in the 1960s 

Eric Häusler 

Date:  2020,  November 25 

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BRANDING JAPANESE FOOD

Katarzyna Cwiertka

Professor, Leiden University.

Date:  2020, November 12

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 4

Invites you to a discussion with Megha Wadhwa, Sophia University

“In the Age of COVID-19 – Indian restaurants and the Indian cooksin Japan”

Date:  2020, October 28  

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 3

Invites you to a discussion with Rei Ando, Sophia University and Nakajima Sachi, Resilience

“Domestic Violence and Japan’s COVID-19 Pandemic”

Date:  2020, October 21  

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 2

Invites you to a discussion with Mark Bookman, University of Pennsylvania 

 “The Coronavirus Crisis: Disability Politics and Activism in Contemporary Japan” 

Date:  2020, October 14 

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Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 - 1

Invites you to a discussion with James Farrer, Sophia University

“How are Tokyo’s Independent Restauranteurs Surviving the Pandemic?”

Date:  2020, October 7

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