CONTENTS

List of Conferences and Seminars 2016

 

April


 

May


 
  • May 19
SRC Seminar
Date & Time: 19 May (Thursday) 16:30-18:00
Place: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Room 401 (4F)
Title: Trade in Parts and Components across Europe
Speaker: Evžen Kočenda (Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Czech Republic)
Contact: Shinichiro Tabata shin<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp
  Everyone interested in this topic are welcome.



June


  • June 8
SRC Seminar
Date & Time: 8 June (Wednesday) 16:30-18:00
Place: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Room 401 (4F)
Title: Археографические экспедиции КГУ и традиции казанской восточной археографии в ХХ столетии
Speaker: Диляра Усманова (The Oriental Library, Kazan Federal University)
Contact: NAGANAWA Norihiro(luch<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

  • June 22
SRC Seminar
Title: Contemporary Political Trends and Historical Legacies: Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey
Speaker: Jason Wittenberg, Political Science, University of California at Berkeley
Location: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Rm. 401
Time: 22 June 2016 16:30-18:00
Contact: David WOLFF(urufu*slav.hokudai.ac.jp ) * Please change to the at sign

 

July


 
  • July 11
SRC Seminar
Date & Time: July 11, 15:00-16:30
Place: Room 401, SRC
  Daria Gritsenko, University of Helsinki
“Unveiling Russian media and foreign policy perceptions of the Arctic”
  Everyone interested in this topic are welcome.
  • July 20
Lecture by Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia
Date & Time: July 20, 5:30-7:00 pm マケドニア大使講演会
Place: Room 403 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University
Lecturer: H. E. Dr. Andrijana Cvetkovikj
Title: Macedonian Cultural Heritage, Language and Cinema
  Everyone interested in this topic are welcome.
Contact: Nomachi Motoki
mnomachi*slav.hokudai.ac.jp * Please change to the at sign

  • July 30

Jolanta Aidukaite (Lithuanian Social Research Centre) Seminar
Date & Time: July 30, 15:00-17:30
Place: The second conference room, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
Toyama Campus 33, Building 3 floor, Waseda University
Title: "The transformation of welfare systems in the Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania."
Contact: Komori Hiromi (komori*waseda.jp) * Please change to the at sign

 


August


  • August 5-6
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
STANDARD LANGUAGE IDEOLOGY IN THE SLAVIC LANDS
Date & Time: August 5 (Fri.), 6 (Sat.)
Place: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Room 403 (4F)
Program:

国際シンポジウム「スラブ諸国における標準語イデオロギー」Day 1: Friday, 5 August 2016
13:45-14:00 – Registration
14:00-14:10 – Opening Remarks
Shin-ichiro Tabata, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Director (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Bojan Belić (University of Washington, USA)
14:15-15:15 – Keynote Lecture
[Chair: Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University, Japan)]
Tore Kristiansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Late-Modern Sociolinguistic Change and the SL/SLI Complex
15:15-15:30 – Tea Break
15:30-17:00 – Round Table: Minority Languages’ Standardization
[Chair: Christina Kramer (University of Toronto, Canada)]
Curt Woolhiser (Brandeis University, USA)
Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Bojan Belić (University of Washington, USA)

DAY 2: SATURDAY, 6 AUGUST 2016
10:00-11:30 – PANEL 1: South Slavic Lands 1
[Chair: Bojan Belić (University of Washington, USA)]
10:00-10:30
Christina Kramer (University of Toronto, Canada)
Language Ideology in Macedonia: Language Laws, Changing Orthographies, and the New Pravopis
10:30-11:00
Marko Stabej (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Standard Language Ideologies in Slovenia
11:00-11:30
Grace E. Fielder (University of Arizona, USA)
Recalibrating the Norms in a Standard Language Culture: The Case of Bulgarian
11:30-13:00 – LUNCH BREAK
13:00-14:30 – Panel 2: South Slavic Lands 2
[Chair: Marko Stabej (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)]
13:00-13:30
Keiko Mitani (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
DALIKANJE: DA LI JE TO LOŠE? (Is That Bad?): Realia of Language Use and Standard Language Ideology in Croatia
13:30-14:00
Bojan Belić (University of Washington, USA)
Standard Language Ideology without a Standard? The Varying Views of the Standard (Serbian) Language in Present-Day Serbia
14:00-14:30
Robert Greenberg (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
The Role of Language Ideology in the Standardization of the Newest South Slavic Languages: Bosnian and Montenegrin
14:30-14:45 – Tea Break
14:45-15:45 – Panel 3: West Slavic Lands
[Chair: Laada Bilaniuk (University of Washington, USA)]
14:45-15:15
Mark Richard Lauersdorf (University of Kentucky, USA)
Standard Language Ideology in the Slovak-Speaking Region of Central Europe – Controlling Space and Time, Form and Function
15:15-15:45
Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Standard Languages and Standard Language Ideology in Poland
15:45-16:00 – Tea Break
16:00-17:00 – Panel 4: East Slavic Lands
[Chair: Satoshi Hashimoto (Hokkaido University, Japan)]
16:00-16:30
Laada Bilaniuk (University of Washington, USA)
The Affective Dimension of Standard and Non-Standard Language Use in Ukraine
16:30-17:00
Curt Woolhiser (Brandeis University, USA)
Standard Languages and Standard Language Ideologies in Post-Soviet Belarus
17:00-17:15 – Closing Remarks
Bojan Belić (University of Washington, USA)
Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University, Japan)

Contact: Motoki Nomachi (mnomachi*slav.hokudai.ac.jp)
Bojan Belić (bojan*uw.edu)  * Please change to the at sign

  • August 24

UBRJ seminar "Russian New Oriental Diplomacy: Peculiarities in New Upheavals"
Date & Time: 16:30-18:00, August 24 (Wed), 2016
Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University
Speaker: Andrey Gubin (Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation)
Title: "Russian New Oriental Diplomacy: Peculiarities in New Upheavals"
Language: English
  Everyone interested in this topc is welcome to join the seminar.
Contact: Tetsuro Chida (tetsuroch[at]slav.hokudai.ac.jp) ([at] should be @.)

September


  • September 13

Специальный семинар "Восприятие русской литературы в современной Китае"
Date & Time: 16:00-18:00, 13 September 2016
Place: Room401, 4th floor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido
Language: Russian
докладчики Хоу Вейхун : Современная литература
Сюй Лэ : Чехов
Хоу Дань : Гоголь
(Исследовательский институт иностранной литературы при Академии обществе нных наук КНР)
комментаторы Цунеко Мотидзуки (Университет Хоккайдо)
Кадзухиса Ивамото (Университет Вакканай Хокусей)
Го Косино (Университет Хоккайдо)
Contact: Go Koshino (gkoshino*slav.hokudai.ac.jp)* Please change to the at sign


October


  • October 3
SRC Special Seminar
Date & Time: 14:00-15:30, October 3 (Mon), 2016,
Speaker: Nikolay Mitrokhin (University of Bremen / SRC)
Title: Регионы Южной Украины в 2016 году: политическая и экономическая ситуация (по материалам полевых исследований)
Language: Russian
Place: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

  • October 3

SRC Special Seminar
Date & Time: 16:00-17:30, October 3 (Mon), 2016,
Speaker: Sergii Geraskov (Donetsk National Technical University)
Title: Japan's Image in Ukraine: Myths and Reality
Language: English
Place: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

  • October 3

SRC Special Seminar
Title: More ado about "nothing" - on the typology of negative indefiniteness
Speaker: Johan van der Auwera (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
Location: University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, Faculty of Letters Bld.3, 7F
Time: 3 October 2016, 18:00-19:30
Contact: Motoki NOMACHI (mnomachi*slav.hokudai.ac.jp ) * Please change to the at sign
  Resume Click here to download pdf

  • October 11

SRC Special Seminar
Date & Time: 10:30-12:00, October 11 (Tue), 2016
Speaker: Ilja Viktorov, Department of Economic History, Stockholm University
Title: When Monetary Power Autonomy Matters: Political Economy of the 2014-15 Financial Crisis in Russia and Its Macrofoundations
Language: English
Venue: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University
Contact: Shinichiro Tabata (shin*slav.hokudai.ac.jp ) * Please change to the at sign
  Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to join the seminar.


November


  • November 2- 4

SRC Special Seminar
Two Lectures on Croatian Dialectology
Language:English
Date & Time: 2 November (Wednesday) 17:00-18:30
Place: University of Tokyo, Faculty of Letters 3rd Bldg Seminar Room (7F)
Title: Štokavian Influences on the Čakavian Speech of Primošten Burnji

Handout Click here to download pdf

Date & Time: 4 November(Friday) 16:30-18:00
Place: SRC Room 401
Title: Latest Dialectological Observations of the Language of Faust Vrančić: Lexis in the Focus

 

Handout Click here to download pdf

Speaker: Sanja Vulić (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Contact: Motoki Nomachi mnomachi<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp

  • November 14

SRC Special Seminar
Date & Time: 15:00-17:00, November 14 (Mon), 2016
Speaker: Nikolay Mitrokhin, Erika Rondo
Title: Refugee wave of 2015-2016 in Germany and state policy of integration
Language: English
Venue: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

 


December


  • December 11

 

International Workshop: Endangered Languages and their Revitalization in Central Europe

Data: 12/11/2016 (Sun)
Venue: Waseda University, Waseda Campus, Bldg 3. Room 3-909

Program:
14:00-15:00
Tomasz Wicherkiewicz (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
"Revitalization of a Microlanguage and its (Speakers') Community: The Model of Wilamowicean (in Southern Poland)"
15:00-16:00
Wayles Browne (Conell University, USA)
"Standardization and/or Revitalization: the Case of Rusyn in Slovakia"

16:00-16:15: Coffer Break

16:15-17:15
Gunter Schaarschmidt (University of Victoria, Canada) Canceled
“Methodological Deficiencies in the Revitalization of Endangered Languages: The Case of Lower Sorbian”


Moderator: Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University)


Organized by: Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University Sponsored by: JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 25284074/16K13217
Supported by: The Japan Society for the Study of Slavic Languages and Literatures (JSSSLL)

Contact: mnomachi *slav.hokudai.ac.jp  * Please change to the at sign
  • December 17-18
【International Symposium】 There Goes the Neighborhood: Increasing Tensions in Cooperative Northeast Asia

Day 1 December 17: The Kyushu Economic Research Center’s 70th anniversary event

Program here >>

13:20-13:30 Opening Remarks
13:30-14:00 Keynote Speech: Yong-Chool Ha (University of Washington)
14:10-15:50
 Session 1: Positioning Asia and Kyushu in Shifting Global Geopolitics

Speakers: T. J. Pempel (University of California, Berkeley)     
Paul Evans (University of British Columbia)       
Hiroyuki Okamoto (Kyushu Economic Research Center)  
Commentators: Beom-Shik Shin (Seoul National University), Sergey Sevastyanov (Far Eastern Federal University)

Moderator: Akihiro Iwashita (Kyushu University & Hokkaido University) 

16:00-17:30 Session 2: Integration, Population and Gender in Northeast & Southeast Asia

Speakers: Elena Barabantseva (University of Manchester) 
Hisako Shimono (University of Kitakyushu)   
Erbiao Dai (Asian Growth Research Institute) 

Commentator: Reiko Ogawa (Kyushu University)

Moderator: Keiko Tamura-Tsuji (University of Kitakyushu)

Day 2 (December 18 )
10:20-12:10 Session 3 Sino-Russian Dynamics: The Fault-line of Northeast Asian Competitive Cooperation 

Speakers: Chisako Masuo (Kyushu University) 
Marcin Kaczmarski, (University of Warsaw)      
Norio Horie (Toyama University)      
Yang Cheng (East China Normal University)  

Moderator & Commentator: David Wolff (Hokkaido University)

13:15-14:45 Session 4 Migration Policy and the Movement of Peoples in the Russian Far East

Speakers: Natalia Ryzhova (Far Eastern Federal University)   
Igor Saveliev (Nagoya University)    
Naoki Amano (Yamagata University)

Moderator & Commentator: Hiroki Oka (Tohoku University)

15:00-16:30 Session 5 Theorizing Northeast Asia: Power, Interests and Ideology

Speakers: Evan Resnick (Nanyang Technological University)     
Seungjoo Lee (Chung-Ang University)     
Yasuhiro Izumikawa (Chuo University)  

Moderator & Commentator: Akitoshi Miyashita (Tokyo International University)

 


January


 

SRC/ IREEES Joint symposium
“Otherness in Russian and Eurasian Contexts”

Date: January 30 (Mon), 2017

Venue: Room 403, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

 

9:30 - 9:40 Greeting 
TABATA Shinichiro (SRC, director), BYUN Hyun-Tae (IREEES, director)

Session 1 (for Graduate students)

9:40 - 12:00 
Chair: KOSHINO Go (SRC)
KIM Yonni (Seoul National University)
A Study of Nabokov’s Triadic List
HWANG Chul Hyun (Seoul National University)
A Semantic Analysis of Loanword Adaptation in Russian: A Case of Russian suffixes čik, ščik, nik, ik
JEONG Tae Jong (Seoul National University)
Natasha: Is She ‘the Other’ in the Chekhov’s Play The Three Sisters?
IKUMA Genichi (Hokkaido University)
Objects as Others? Breathing exercises in works of A. V. Monastyrsky and the Collective Actions group. (in Russian)
(Вещи как чужие? Дыхательные упражнения в произведениях А. В. Монастырского и группы «Коллективные действия». )

 

12:00 — 13:00 Lunch

 

Session 2

13:00~14:30
Chair: UYAMA Tomohiko (SRC)
Discussant: KATO Mihoko (SRC)
SONO Fumoto (SRC)
LEE Sun-Woo (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
A Subtle Difference between Russia and China's stances toward Korean Peninsula
KIKUTA Haruka (SRC)
Russia for immigrants from Uzbekistan

 

14:30- 14:40 Cafe Break

Session 3

14:40~16:10
Char: ONISHI Ikuo (Hokkaido University)
Discussant: Alexander Alexandrov (SRC/ Institute of Russian Literature, Russia)
CHO Kyoo Yun (IREEES)
Russian Futurists Book and Mayakovsky's Book Poetics (in Russian)
(Русская футуристическая книга и поэтика книги Маяковского)
KAMITAKE Kieko (SRC)
Sergei Prokofiev’s Impact on Japanese Music (in Russian)
(Влияние С. Прокофьева на музыку в Японии)


16:10- 16:20 Cafe Break

Session 4

16:20~17:50
Chair: YI Seonbok (IREEES) 
Discussant: KOSHINO Go (SRC), MOCHIZUKI Tsuneko (Hokkaido University)
BYUN Hyun-Tae (IREEES) 
Toward Materialistic Esthetics: Evolution of Russian Avant-garde (in Russian)
(К материалистической эстетике: эволюция русского авангарда или другая возможность политичности искусства)
Elmira ALEXANDROVA (Institute of Russian Literature, Russia)
“An Evening with Claire” by Gaito Gazdanov as a Novel-Reminiscence: from Commentaries on Certain Images of Acoustic Memory (in Russian)
(“ Вечер у Клэр ” Гайто́ Газданова как роман-воспоминание: Из комментариев к некоторым образам слуховой памяти)

The symposium is cosponsored by the Japan Association for the Study of Russian Language and Literature (Hokkaido Branch)

 

 


February


 

SRC Seminar

Date & Time: 15:00-16:30, February 7 (Tuesday), 2017

Speaker: Stephen Wheatcroft, University of Melbourne/SRC
Title: The rise, fall and subsequent partial resurrection of the Soviet/Zemstvo Statistical Idea, 1917-59

Language: English

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

Contact: David Wolff (urufu*slav.hokudai.ac.jp ) * Please change to the at sign

Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to join the seminar.

 

Two Lectures on Slavic Linguistic Geography

Date: 2/10/2016 (Fri)

Venue: University of Tokyo, Faculty of Letters 3rd Bldg Seminar Room (7F)
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_05_03_j.html

Lecture1: 16:00-17:00
Speaker: Prof. dr hab. Janusz Siatkowski (Uniwersytet Warszawski)
Title: Wpływy słowiańskie na język i gwary niemieckie

Lecture 2: 17:10-18:10
Speaker: Prof. dr hab. Dorota Rembiszewska (Instytut Slawistyki PAN)
Title: Nazwiska Polaków w ujęciu geograficznym

 

Organized by: JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 25284074/16K13217

Sponsored by: SRC, Instytut Polski w Tokio

Supported by: The Japan Society for the Study of Slavic Languages and Literatures (JSSSLL)

Contact: mnomachi *slav.hokudai.ac.jp * Please change to the at sign

 

SRC Seminar
"Comparative study on Political Commitment of Religious Organizations: Japan, Russia and Ukraine"

Date: February 14 (Tue), 2017

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

15:00-15:40
Sakurai Yoshihide. Political Participation of Religion Related Organizations: Cases of "Japan Conference," "Federation for Victory over Communism," and others

15:40-16:20
Nikolay Mitrokhin, Russian Orthodox Church, Right and Ultra-right groups in Contemporary Russia and Ukraine

16:20-17:00
Discussion

 

Contact: TAKAHASHI Sanami
takahashi.sanami(at)slav.hokudai.ac.jp * Please change to the at sign

 

 

SRC Special Seminar "Русский язык и следы русского культурного влияния на Аляске сегодня"

Date & Time: 17 February (Fri.) 16:00-17:30

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

Title: Русский язык и следы русского культурного влияния на Аляске сегодня

Speaker: Евгений Васильевич Головко (Институт лингвистических исследований РАН)

 

Contact: NOMACHI Motoki (mnomachi<at>slav.hokudai.ac.jp)

 

 

Work Shop
"For the 50th Anniversary of the 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution…: Social and Political Foundations of the Major Ideological Campaigns of the 1965-1970s"
Date: February 27 (Monday), 2017

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

Language: English and Russian

 

“On the 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution, the Soviet authorities presented people with a generous gift – made Saturday a Day Off”…from Internet Forum On February 27, 2017, one-day seminar will be held at Slavic-Eurasian Research Center (Hokkaido University). The topic of seminar is related to major ideological campaigns that took place in 1965-1970s and formed ideological image of Brezhnev’s epoch. From ideological and chronological perspectives, the central element of these campaigns was the campaign of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. At the seminar Japanese and Foreign scholars will discuss several topics: from social and political reasons behind these campaigns and their results to influence and importance of ideological doctrines that were created by community groups and their interaction with narratives promoted in the campaigns initiated by the Communist Party and the State.

 

PROGRAM
02/27 (Mon.)
Session 1. 10:00-12:00 [“Popular” or Grassroots Ideological Narratives]

Speakers:

  1. Go Koshino (SRC), “Memory of War in Belarus: Literary and Visual Texts”
  2. Zbignew Wojnowski (SRC, Nazarbayev University) “Historical Memory and the Ethnic Foundations of Soviet Patriotism in Ukraine during the 1970s”
  3. Sanami Takahashi (SRC), “Hidden Attachment to the Time Gone By: Image of the Last Tsar between the West and East”

Discussant: Nikolay Mitrokhin (SRC, Bremen University)
Moderator: Mie Nakachi (SRC)

Session 2. 13:00-14:30 [Internal Political and International Campaigns]

Speakers:
  1. Ni"kolay Mitrokhin (SRC, Bremen University), “Ideological Campaigns of the second half of the 1960s and Consensus Formation of the Brezhnev’s Elite”
  2. Felix Herrmann (Bremen University), “Centralization vs. Socialist competition: Soviet Computer Experts and the Shaping of a new Industry in the 1960s and 1970s”

Discussant: Bruce Grant (SRC, New York University)

Moderator: Mari Aburamoto (SRC)

 

Session 3. 15:00-16:30 [Ethnos and Territory]

Speakers:

  1. Alexander Titov (Queen’s University Belfast),“‘From Ethnos to Eurasia’ – how much Academic Freedom was allowed in the USSR under early Brezhnev”
  2. Tetsuro Chida (SRC), “Reflexive Modernization in the Soviet Union?: 'Transformation of Nature' Concept and the Aral Sea”

Discussant: Tomohiko Uyama (SRC)

Moderator: Haruka Kikuta (SRC)

 

 

SRC Lunchtime Seminar
" The Discuss Data Online Platform: Sharing and Discussing Research Data on the post-Soviet Region as a Collaborative Effort."

Time and Date: 12:15-13:00, February 28 (Tue)
Venue: Room 401, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University.
Speaker: Felix Herrmann

 

Those who attend may bring their lunch to the seminar.

 


March


 

SRC Seminar

Date & Time: 13:30-15:00, March 7 (Tuesday), 2017

Speaker: Marcin Kaczmarski ( University of Warsaw, Poland / SRC )
Title: China's New Silk Road and Russia's Eurasian Union: Two Visions of a Regional Order

Language: English

Venue: Room 401 (4F), Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University
Everyone interested in this topic is welcome to join the seminar.

 

SRC Seminar "Anthropologies in and of the former USSR"

Date & Time: 13:00-14:30, March 8 (Wednesday), 2017

Speaker: Bruce Grant ( New York University / SRC )
Title: Anthropologies in and of the former USSR

Language: English

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

 

 

 


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