2005 Summer International Symposium
at the Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
in Japanese

Regional and Transregional Dynamism in Central Eurasia:
Empires, Islam and Politics
On July 7-9, 2005

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July 6 (Wed.)
SES-COE Seminar  The Russian Far East in Historical Perspective

July 7 (Thu.)

9:30-9:45 Opening Speech

9:45-12:00 Session 1 : Modern Intellectuals in Central Eurasia

Adeeb KHALID (Carleton College, USA):

The Fascination of Revolution: Central Asian Intellectuals, 1917-1924

Mambet KOIGELDIYEV  (Institute of History and Ethnology, Ministry of Education and Science, Kazakhstan):

The Alash Movement and the Soviet Government: Difference of Positions
 (In Russian. : )

KOMATSU Hisao (The University of Tokyo, Japan):

Dar al-Islam under Russian Rule As Understood by Turkestani Muslim Intellectuals 
Discussant: OBIYA Chika  (The Japan Center for Area Studies, National Museum of Ethnology)
NISHIYAMA Katsunori (University of Shizuoka, Japan)

13:30-15:15: Session 2 : Mass Deportations in Soviet Central Eurasia

Elza-Bair GUCHINOVA  (Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia):

Deportation of the Kalmyks (1943-56): Stigmatized Ethnicity

HANYA Shiro (The University of Tokyo):

Nationalities Policy in the Brezhnev Era: The Case of Deported Nations
Discussant: Matthew LENOE (Assumption College, USA)
IWASHITA Akihiro (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan)

15:30-17:30 Session 3 : Political Regimes in Post-Soviet Central Eurasian States

Alexander MARKAROV (Yerevan State University, Armenia) :

Regime Formation and Development in Armenia 

Dosym SATPAYEV (Assessment Risks Group, Kazakhstan):

An Analysis of the Internal Structure of the Political Elite in Kazakhstan and the Assessment of Levels of Political Risk
 (In Russian. )
Discussants: HIROSE Yoko (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan)
Timur DADABAEV (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
KIMURA Hiroshi (Takushoku University, Japan)

Reception at Sapporo Aspen Hotel

July 8 (Fri.)

9:30-12:00 Session 4 : Islamic Revival: Transnational or National Phenomenon?

George SANIKIDZE  (Institute of Oriental Studies, Georgian Academy of Sciences, Georgia):

Islamic Resurgence in the Modern Caucasian Region: Global and Local Islam in the Pankisi Gorge

Ashirbek MUMINOV  (Tashkent State Institute for Oriental Studies, Uzbekistan):

Fundamentalist Challenges to the Local Islamic Traditions in Soviet and Post-Soviet Central Asia

SUGAWARA Jun   (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan):

The 'Revitalization' of Risale: Islamic Folk Publications in Modern Xinjiang
Discussants: MAEDA Hirotake (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan)
SAWADA Minoru (Toyama University, Japan)
MORIMOTO Kazuo (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Session 5 : The Russian Empire and Central Eurasia

NAGANAWA Norihiro  (The University of Tokyo, Japan):

Maktab or School? Introduction of Universal Primary Education among the Volga-Ural Muslims

Margaret DIKOVITSKAYA  (Library of Congress, USA):

Russian Colonial Attitudes and Visual Culture: Central Asia in Early Photography

UYAMA Tomohiko  (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan):

A Particularist Empire: The Russian Policies of Christianization and Military Conscription in Central Asia
Discussant: Mikhail Dolbilov (Voronezh State University, Russia)
HARA Teruyuki (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan)

Session 6 : State Borders and Minorities

Sergey GOLUNOV  (Volgograd State University, Russia):

Drug-Trafficking through the Russia-Kazakhstan Border: Challenge and Responses"

OKA Natsuko (Institute of Developing Economies, Japan):

Transnationalism As a Threat to State Security? Case Studies on Uighurs and Uzbeks in Kazakhstan
Discussant: YUASA Takeshi (The National Institute for Defense Studies,Japan)
HAYASHI Tadayuki (Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan)

July 9 (Sat.)

UYAMA Tomohiko
FUJIMORI Shinkichi