November 23, 2015
[Event] International Symposium in Fukuoka "Contesting Territory: Sovereignty, Tourism and Aesthetics"
Time & Date: November 23, 2015 (Mon), 13:00-18:30
Venue: International Hall, Hakozaki Campus, Kyushu University
(https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/access/map/hakozaki/hakozaki.html Bldg. No. 55 is "International Hall.")
13:00-13:10 Introductory Remarks
Norio TANAKA (Fuculty of Law, Kyushu University)
Chair: Kaoru IZUMI (Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies (CAFS), Kyushu University)
13:10-14:20 Plenary Lecture "Geopolitics in the Age of Globalization"
Special Lecturer: John Agnew (University of California, Los Angels)
Chair: Paul Rechardson (University of Manchester)
Discussant: Takashi YAMAZAKI (Osaka City University)
14:40-16:20 Panel Session "Challenges to Sovereignty: Practicing Contested Territory"
Speakers: Akihiro IWASHITA (SRC/UBRJ, Hokkaido University)
Sangjin SHIM (Kyonggi University, South Korea)
Chair: Hyunjoo Naomi CHI (Hokkaido University)
Discussant: J.J. Zhang (The University of Hong Kong)
16:40-18:20 Panel Session "Border Aethetics: Art along/across Borders"
Speakers: Anne-Laure Amilhat-Szary (University of Grenoble-Alps/Joseph Fourier University,
Mahsa Mergenthaler-Shamsaei (Young Persian artists blogger & curator)
Abdalla Omari (Visual and performance artist, Syria/Belgium)
Chair: Edward Boyle (Faculty of Law, Kyushu University)
Discussant: Cynthea Bogel (Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University)
Working language: English & Japanese with simultaneous interpretation
Co-hosted by CAFS, Kyushu University & SRC, Hokkaido University
Cooperated by EUIJ Kyushu; Center for Decision Science for A Sustainable Society, Kyusyu University;
NPO Japan Center for Borderlands Studies (JCBS)
Persons interested in participation in the symposium should register themselves beforehand by E-mail to cafs[at]jimu.kyushu-u.ac.jp or fax to 092-642-7374.