PUBLIC EVENTS 2021 ~ 2022

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The Future of Eating Out Lecture Series

The Future of Eating Out: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)

Event on Zoom

March 30, 2022, 10 pm (Tokyo time)

March 30, 2022, 3 pm (Johannesburg time)

March 30, 2022, 8am 9 am (NY time)

Please register from HERE

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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

Event on Zoom

8:00-9:00 PM: US Eastern Standard Time, January 28 (Friday) 

9:00-10:00 AM: Japan Standard Time, January 29 (Saturday) 

Q and A session following the discussion 

Please register from here: https://forms.office.com/r/25kG4K2Cfs 

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2021

Imagining a Slow City by Building and Dwelling in a Smart City

Mihye Cho, Assistant Professor at Sociology Department and a Leader of the MA in Inter-Asia NGO studies, SungKongHoe University

Jan. 17, 2022, 19:00 ~, Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo, On Zoom

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Presents

Regimes of Desire: Young Gay Men, Media, and Masculinity in Tokyo

Thomas Baudinette, 

Senior Lecturer in Japanese and International Studies

Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Languages and Literature, Macquarie University

Jan. 13, 2022, 19:00 ~, Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo, On Zoom

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents:  

Visualizing Racial Issues and critical stories across cultures

Shiho Fukada, visual journalist, and filmmaker 

Keith Bedford, filmmaker, video producer, photo editor

Jan. 7, 2022, 20:00 ~, Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo, On Zoom

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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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. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents a Panel Discussion on

"Looking at the 2021 Myanmar coup d'état as a Burmese student in Japan"

Moderated by:

David Slater, Sophia University

In cooperation with the Sophia Refugee Support Group

Dec. 11, 2021, 14:00 ~ (Tokyo time)

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture for SORW

Screening of “Josō 2020” Female cross-dress boom in Japan: 

Discussion and Q&A with Sharon Kinsella and David Panos 

Sharon Kinsella (Director), University of Manchester

David Panos (Producer), Conditions Art Studio 

Nov. 26, 2021, 19:00 ~ approx. 20:30 (Tokyo time)

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture for SORW

Citizen power reveals “What’s Happening in Myanmar”

Ayako Takada

Nov 20, 2021 18:30 (Tokyo time)

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture for SORW

Another Japan is possible, too:

Free speech, knowledge transmission and the acceptance of human flaws in the world of Rakugo Storytellers 

Marco Di Francesco

Nov 9, 2021 18:30 (Tokyo time)

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture for SORW

Family Networks in the Tokugawa Period 

Bettina Gramlich-Oka

Nov 11, 2021 18:30 (Tokyo time)

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture for SORW

“Sushi Before Sushi, Umami Before Umami”

-- The Hidden (Fermented) History of Japanese Food.”

Eric C. Rath

Nov.6, 2021, 10:00~12:00

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2021

CULTURAL HERITAGE AND RESILIENCE AMID COVID-19

Alice Guerville-Ballé

June 3, 2021, 19:00~20:00 (JST)

 

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture 
Digital Social Science and Oral Narrative Research Unit presents 

Women Speaking up for Fukushima then and now:

video oral narrative research 

May 29, 2021, 10:00~11:30 (JST)

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Lecture Series 2021

Gambling, Dignity, and the Narcotic of Time in Tokyo's Day-Laborer District, San'ya

Klaus K. Y. Hammering

May 26, 2021, 19:00~20:00 (JST)

On Zoom. Please register from HERE

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“Special Lecture Series: Vulnerable Populations in Japan under Covid-19 Booklet” with talk abstracts, links to articles and videos is now available. 

Download PDF from HERE!

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Former online paper collection "Globalization, Food and Social Identities in the Asia Pacific Region (ICC, Sophia University, 2010)" is now available as a Reissued Collection.