CONTENTS

List of Conferences and Seminars 2017

April


■ SRC Lunch Talk ◆◇◆

Date & Time:12:00-13:00, Monday, April 24, 2017

Title: The Near Abroad: Socialist Eastern Europe and Soviet Patriotism in Ukraine

Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Speaker: Zbigniew Wojnowski (Assistant Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University)

 

 

■SRC Special Lecture◆◇◆

Lecturer: Alexandr Alexandrov (Institute of Russian Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences/SRC)

Title: В помощь исследователю: российские электронные ресурсы и научные библиотеки

Date & Time: 13:00-14:30, Thursday, 27 April, 2017
Place: Room 404, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Language: in Russian


May


■ SRC Special Lecture ◆◇◆

Date & Time: 10:30-12:00, Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Title: Transnationalism and the Practice of Soviet History

Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Speaker: Zbigniew Wojnowski (Assistant Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University)

 

■ SRC/UBRJ Special Lecture ◆◇◆

Is the Latest US-Russia Reset Dead on Arrival?

Timothy J. Colton
(Professor of Government, Harvard University & Distinguished Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore)

Date & Time: 16.30 – 18.00, Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Place: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Room 403

 

Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to attend.
Contact: Jonathan Bull (j_e_bull*slav.hokudai.ac.jp) (replace * with @).

 


June


■ UBRJ Seminar
"Boundarization and Frontierization of the East-West Border in Europe: the Case of Kaliningrad Oblast – the Russian Exclave in the EU" ◆◇◆

Date & Time: 2017.6.26 (Monday) 16.30-18.00

Place:Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Small Meeting Room (401)

Speaker: Jarosław Jańczak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań & Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder))

 

For details, please contact: Jonathan Bull (j_e_bull*slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

Abstract is here >> pdf


July


■ SRC Special Seminar ◆◇◆

Date & Time: 10 July (Mon.), 16:30-18:00

Speaker: Dr. Lidia Federica Mazzitelli (University of Cologne, Germany)

Title: Agentivity and Impersonal Constructions in Lithuanian, Polish and German

Place: Toyo University (Hakusan Campus), Bldg 5, Room 5201

Organized by: JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) Grant Number 17H01641

Co-organized by: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center at Hokkaido University and The Japan Society for the Study of Slavic Languages and Literatures (JSSSLL)
Contact: Motoki NOMACHI (mnomachi[at]slav.hokudai.ac.jp) ([at] should be @.)

 

■ UBRJ Seminar
"German-Polish Bilingualism: Bilingual Language Education and Language Policy – an Example of Słubice-Frankfurt (Oder) “Twin Town”" ◆◇◆

Date & Time: July 20 (Thur) 2017, 16:30-18:00

Speaker: Dr. Barbara Alicja Jańczak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)

Venue:Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Language: English
Contact: Motoki NOMACHI (mnomachi[at]slav.hokudai.ac.jp) ([at] should be @.)

Abstract is here >> pdf

 

 

■ SRC special lecture◆◇◆

Date & Time: 14:45-16:15, July 25 (Tue), 2017

Speaker: Ilja Viktorov, Department of Economic History, Stockholm University

Title: Russia’s political economy: current tendencies, possibilities and risks

Venue: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to attend.

Contact: Shinichiro Tabata (shin*slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

■ SRC special lecture◆◇◆

Title: (Geo)political aspects of the post-Soviet Russian-language speculative fiction

Speaker: Mikhail Suslov (SRC/ Uppsala University)

Date & Time: 13:00-14:30, 27 July (Thu.)

Place: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Language: in English

Contact: Go Koshino (gkoshino[at]slav.hokudai.ac.jp) ([at] should be @.)


August


■ SRC Lunchtime Seminar◆◇◆

Date & Time: 2 August (Wed) 12:40-13:30

Speaker: Клобукова Наталья Федоровна (Московская государственная консерватория им. П.И.Чайковского)

Topic: "Путешествие по православной Японии" (In Russian)

Venue: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Questions are welcome in Japanese and English!

Contact: Sanami Takahashi

■ SRC special seminar◆◇◆

Date & Time: 16:00-17:30, August 2 (Wed), 2017

Speaker: Ilja Viktorov, Department of Economic History, Stockholm University

Title: Russian financial markets: from the early 1990s until the 2014-15 crisis

Venue: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to attend.

Contact: Shinichiro Tabata (shin*slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

■ The Program of lnternational Conference ''Border History''◆◇◆

Date & Time:09.15-16.30, August 3 (Thursday),2017
09.15-18.00, August 4 (Friday),2017

 

Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Conference Room (403)

For details of the speakers and paper titles please see the following poster .

For the abstract of the conference please see here .

For details, please contact Jonathan Bull (j_e_bull*slav.hokudai.ac.jp) (replace * with @)

■ NIHU Seminar “Development Paradoxes of the Russian Far East: Illusions and Disillusionment”

NIHU Seminar will be held on August 30, 2017. Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to join the seminar.

Date & Time: 16:00 – 17:30, August 30, 2017

Speaker: Dr. Natalia Ryzhova (Far Eastern Federal University)

Title: Development Paradoxes of the Russian Far East: Illusions and Disillusionment

Language: English

Venue: 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center,Hokkaido University

Contact: m-kato:slav.hokudai.ac.jp (replace * with @)

 

 

 


September


■ International workshop◆◇◆

on Slavic and East European Studies: New horizon of dialogues on relational and area studies between junior and senior scholars

Date: 11-14 September, 2017

Venue: Szeged and Budapest, Hungary

 

Click here for details >> pdf


October


■SRC special seminar

Date & Time: 14:55-16:40, October 6 (Fri), 2017

Speaker: Danko Šipka (Arizona State U)

Title: Serbo-Croatian Lexicon: Inherited, Borrowed, and Engineered

Venue: U of Tokyo, Komaba Campus, Bldg 1 Room 114

 

 

 

 

 

■ SRC Special Seminar◆◇◆

Date & Time: 12 Oct. (Thurthday), 16:30-18:00

Speaker: Paul Wexler (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Title: The new field of Afro-Eurasian (Silk Road) linguistics and the benefits for the reconstruction of Eastern and Western Slavic languages

Place: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Organized by: JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) Grant Number 17H01641

Contact: Motoki NOMACHI (mnomachi[at]slav.hokudai.ac.jp) ([at] should be @.)

Abstract is here >> pdf

 

 

■SRC Special Lecture

Date & Time: 16:30-18:00, October 16 (Mon), 2017

Speaker: Danko Šipka (Arizona State U)

Title: Lexical Layers of Slavic Cultural Identity

Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University


November


■SRC Special Seminar

Date & Time: 16:30-18:00, November 17(Fri), 2017

Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University 

 Speaker1: Aisulu Khairuldayeva (PhD Student, Faculty of History, Kazakh National University)
Современная казахстанская историография про взаимоотношения Казахстана с Кокандским ханством в XVIII - первой половине XIX вв.

 Speaker 2: Kuanysh Murzakhojayev (PhD Student, Faculty of History, Kazakh National University)
Образование джадидского движения в Казахстане.

 Language: in Russian

 

■ Luncheon Seminar◆◇◆

Date. 12:00-13:00, 30 November (Thursday)

Room. 403 (4th Floor)

Speaker. Camillo Breiling

Title: The Lipovans: Russian Old-Believers as a religious, cultural and linguistic minority in the Romanian and Ukrainian part of the Danube-Delta

 


December


■ UBRJ Seminar on ‘Cooperation under the One Belt One Road and the Eurasian Economic Union’◆◇◆

Presenter: Professor Yonghui Li (Institute of East European, Russian and Central Asian Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

Date: 1 December 2017 (Friday) Time: 17.00-18.30

Place: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Small Meeting Room (401)

Enquiries to: Jonathan Bull (j_e_bull<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

 

Please note this presentation will be in Russian.

 

■ ArCS International Symposium
"International Symposium on Environment, Development and International Relations in the Arctic"

Date & Time:11-12 December 2017

Venue:Centennial Hall, Hokkaido University


• Participants' profile

 

Program:

11 December

13:30  Opening

13:40-14:10  Keynote speech  Keiji Ide, Ambassador in charge of Arctic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

14:10-16:10 Session One: Recent Development of International Relations in the Arctic: Who Will Be the Key Game Maker in Coming Years?


Chair: Juha Saunavaara, Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University

Speakers:
Sebastian Knecht, Making the game or changing the rules? Networks of power and the power of networks in Arctic governance
Hiroshi Yamazoe, Regional Studies Department, National Institute for Defense Studies
Fujio Ohnishi, Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University

Discussants:
Nikolas Sellheim, Polar Cooperation Research Center, Kobe University
Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen, Department of Science, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

16:30-18:30 Session Two: Frontier of Economic Development: The Case of Yamal Peninsula

Chair: Elena Shadrina, Waseda University

Speakers:
Masumi Motomura, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC)
Andrei Golovnev, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera)
Arbakhan Magomedov(Ulyanovsk State University), Arctic Resources, Aborigine Land and Political Economy of Current Russian Political Regime: National and Local Dimensions.

Discussant:
Florian Stammler, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland

18:30- Reception

 

12 December

10:00-12:00 Session Three: Arctic Societies in Anthropocene: Biocultural Survival, Indigenous Knowledges, and Scientific Networks

Chair: Shirow Tatsuzawa (Hokkaido University)

Presenters:
Shiaki Kondo (Hokkaido University), Multi-Keystone-Species Ethnography Anthropocene and Salmon-Human Entanglements in Alaska
Keiichi Omura (Osaka University), The Earth Multiple: Toward Sympoietic Development of Multiple Worlds in Post-Anthropocene
Florian Stammler (University of Lapland),Aytalina Ivanova (North Eastern Federal University), Diversity for sustainability: human-animal partnerships as base for resilient Arcic Societies

Discussants:
Hiroki Takakura (Tohoku University)
Heather A. Swanson (Aarhus University)

12:00-12:10 Closing

Organized by Arctic Challenge for Sustainability (ArCS), People and Community in the Arctic: Possibility of Sustainable Development (Theme7)
Co-organized by Slavic-Eurasian Research Center; Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University
Organizing committee: Shinichiro Tabata, Fujio Ohnishi, Shiaki Kondo, Masanori Goto
Inquiry: goto<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp

 

 


January


■ International Workshop "History and Memory in Post-socialist Eurasia" (University of Tsukuba)◆◇◆

 

Date & Time:14:30 - 16:30, 26 January (Friday), 2018

 Venue:Room 110, Laboratory of Advanced Research A, University of Tsukuba
http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/access/map_central.html

14:30 Introduction:  Timur Dadabaev (University of Tsukuba), Akifumi Shioya (University of Tsukuba)

 14:40-15:20 Azim Malikov, "Collective memory and history of "holy groups" of the Zarafshan Valley in Soviet and post-Soviet periods" (SRC, Hokkaido University / Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan)

 15:20-16:00 Takayuki Yoshimura (Waseda University), "Soviet Armenian National Integration Policy on the 1965 Commemoration of the Armenian Massacres during WWI"  

16:00-16:30 Discussion

 

Sponsored: Special Program for Central Asian Countries, University of Tsukuba

Co-sponsored:Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

■ Tobunken-seminar “Holy Groups” of the Zarafshan Valley in the Second Half of the 19th - Early 20th Century: Social Transformations◆◇◆

 

 Date and Time: 27 January, 2018, 14:00-16:15 (lecture: 14:05-15:05; comment: 15:15-15:35)

 Venue: Room 304, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (Tobunken),University of Tokyo (Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/access/index.html

 Speaker: Professor Azim Malikov (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan / Visiting Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University)

 Lecture Title: “Holy Groups” of the Zarafshan Valley in the Second Half of the 19th - Early 20th Century: Social Transformations

 Commentator: Dr. Yayoi Kawahara (JSPS Research Fellow RPD; Chuo University)

Contact Person: Kazuo Morimoto (morikazu[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp)


Co-sponsored by the Research Project “Studies on the Persianate World,” Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo (Tobunken Seminar); Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University; and Association for the Study of Persianate Societies, Japan Office (Gilas Lecture).
For more details: http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/news.php?id=MonDec251154362017

 

■ CIRAS Eurasia Seminar◆◇◆

 

Speaker: Azim MALIKOV (Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan / SRC, Hokkaido Univ.)
Title: "Holy groups" in Central Asia: Translocal Links and Identity Variations

 

Date and Time: 10:30-12:00, 29 January (Monday), 2018

 Venue:Room 213, Inamori Center, Kyoto University
https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/access/

 

 Sponsored :Asia-Pacific Area Studies Project, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

 Co-sponsored:Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

 

■ SRC Special Seminar on Eurasian Geopolitics◆◇◆

 

Date & Time: 16:30-18:30, January 31 (Wed.), 2018

   Speaker 1: Досым Сатпаев (Группа оценки рисков, Казахстан)
Вызовы для Центральной Азии: гибридные угрозы и мягкая сила

   Speaker 2: Александр Габуев (Московский Центр Карнеги)
Поворот России к Азии при Путине 4.0: чего ожидать?

Discussant: Miki Wajima (Institute for Russian & NIS Economic Studies, ROTOBO)

Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

Language: Russian

 


February


■ SRC Special Seminar on the Caucasus◆◇◆

 

Date and Time: 16:30-18:00, February 2 (Fri), 2018
Speaker: Richard Giragosian (Director, Regional Studies Center, Armenia)
Title: A Region at Risk: Dynamic Trends in the South Caucasus
Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

 

■ UBRJ / NIHU Seminar ◆◇◆ "Borderland People"

  1. 'The limits of Koreanness: Korean encounters at a three-way border'
      Ed Pulford (JSPS Fellow/SRC)
  2. 'Between nationalization and transnationalization: the politics of belonging among Dungans in post-Soviet Kazakhstan'
      Assel Bitabarova (Doctoral student/Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University)

Date: 22 February 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 16.00-18.00

Place: Room 403 (Large Conference Room), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center

 

For details, please contact: Jonathan Bull (j_e_bull[at]slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

 


March


■ Seminar & Lecture 
Transtextuality in Medieval Slavonic Literature ◆◇◆ Marcn 7-9, 2018 Sapporo-Tokyo

  Seminar in Sapporo: 

March 7, 2018 [15:00-17:00]
The Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University, Room 401

Moderator: Fumiaki Hattori (Kyoto University)

Speaker1: Keiko Mitani (University of Tokyo)
Significance of Textual Transcendence in Medieval Slavonic Literature: Apocalypse of Pseudo-Methodius and Legend of Twelve Fridays

Speaker 2: Ljubica Jovanovic (American Public
University System)
The Cyrillo-Methodian Project: the Role of this Translation in the Medieval Literature of the South Slavs

Discussion

 

  Lecture in Tokyo: 

March 9 2018 [14:00-16:00]
The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, Faculty of Letters, Bldg.3. 7th Fl. Seminar room (3703)

Moderator: Keiko Mitani

Speaker: Dr. Ljubica Jovanovic (American Public University System)
The Formation of the Biblical Canon and its Literary Development: the Slavonic Bible as a Case Study

Discussants: Fumiaki Hattori, Keiko Mitani

■ SRC Seminar ◆◇◆

Date & Time:16:30-18:00, March 13 (Tue), 2018

 Title:Два портрета времен восстановления российско-японских дипломатических отношений (1925 г.): посол Танака Токити и полпред Виктор Копп

 Language: Russian

Speaker:Sergey Kuznetsov(Irkutsk State University/SRC)

Venue:The Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University, Room 401

Inquiry: David WOLFF  urufu <at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp.

 

■ SRC Seminar ◆◇◆

Date & Time:13:00-15:00 March 19, Monday, 2018

Venue:Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

 
Nikita Bochkarev (Yakut Scientific Center, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences)
 Competitivness inside the Russian economy: Case of the regional insurance market

Tuyara Gavril'eva (Institute of Engineering & Technology, North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk)
 Sustainability and survivability of the Arctic communities

 

 Language:English

 Contact: goto<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp

 

■ SRC Special Seminar◆◇◆

 

Date and Time: 16:30-18:00, March #28 (Wed), 2018

Speaker: Anica Vlašić-Anić (Staroslavenski Institut, Zagreb)

Title: Пoэтичecкиe «aвaнгapдныe пaлимпcecты» Д.И. Xармса

Venue: 7F Seminar room, Faculty of Letters Bldg. 3, University of Tokyo (Hongo Campus)

 

 

 

 

 

 

■ SRC Special Seminar

Date & Time:14:45-15:45, March 28 (Wed), 2018

Speaker: Jasmina Grković Major (U of Novi Sad, Serbia)

 Title: Future Tense in South Slavic: Diachrony and Typology

 Venue: Room 113, Faculty of Law and Letters Bldg. 1, University of Tokyo (Hongo Campus)

 Contact: Motoki Nomachi mnomachi<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp

 

 This seminar is organized as part of the annual meeting of Japan Society for the Study of Slavic Languages and Literatures (JSSSLL)

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