December 17-18, 2016
[Event] International Symposium "There Goes the Neighborhood: Increasing Tensions in Cooperative Northeast Asia"
NIHU Area Studies Project for Northeast Asia, Slavic-Eurasian Resarch Center, Hokkaido University will host the international symposium in Kitakyushu City, titled "There Goes the Neighborhood: Increasing Tensions in Cooperative Northeast Asia." The distinguished Northeastern Asian researchers from abroad will take part in the symposium. The following are some of the presenters: Yong-Chool Ha (University of Washington), T. J. Pempel (University of California, Berkeley), Paul Evans (University of British Columbia), Elena Barabantseva (The University of Manchester), Natalia Ryzhova (Far Eastern Federal University), Yang Cheng (East China Normal University) etc. Pre-registration is necessary to join the symposium. You can register yourself (name, affiliation and E-mail address) from here.
The final version of the symposium program can be downloaded fom here.
Time & Date: December 17 (13:20-17:30) & 18 (10:20-16:30)
Venue: International Conference Room (2nd Floor), Kitakyushu International Conference Center
Day 1 (December 17) (The Kyushu Economic Research Center's 70th Anniversary Event)
13:20-13:30 Opening Remarks
13:30-14:00 Keynote Speech by Yong-Chool HA
14:10-15:50 Session 1: "Promoting Asia and Kyushu in Shifting Global Geopolitics"
Presenters: T. J. Pempel, Paul Evans & Hiroyuki Okamoto (Kyushu Economic Research Center)
Discussant: Beom-Shik Shin (Seoul National University) &
Sergey Sevastyanov (Far Eastern Federal University)
Chair: Akihiro Iwashita (Kyushu University)
16:00-17:30 Session 2: "Integration, Population and Gender in Northeast & Southeast Asia
Presenters: Elena Barabantseva, Hisako Shimono (University of Kitakyushu) &
Erbiao Dai (Asian Growth Research Institute)
Discussant: Reiko Ogawa (Kyushu University)
Chair: 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"
Presenters: Chisako Masuo (Kyushu University), Martin Kaczmarski (SRC),
Norio Horie (Toyama University) & Yang Cheng
Discussant/Chair: David Wolff (SRC)
13:15-14:45 Session 4: "Migration Policy and the Movement of Peoples in the Russian Far East"
Presenters: Natalia Ryzhova, Igor Saveliev (Nagoya University) & Naoki Amano (Yamagata University)
Discussant/Chair: Hiroki Oka (Tohoku University)
15:00-16:30 Session 5: "Theorizing Northeast Asia: Power, Interests and Ideology"
Presenters: Evan Resnick (Nanyang Technological University), Seung-Joo Lee (Chung-Ang University) &
Yasuhiro Izumikawa (Chuo University)
Discussant: Akitoshi Miyashita (Tokyo International University)
Hosted by NIHU Area Studies Project for Northeast Asia, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University; The Kyushu Economic Research Center (Dec 17 only)
Co-organized by Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies, Kyushu University; University of Kitakyushu
In cooperation with: Asian Growth Research Institute; NIHU Area Studies Project for North East Asia, Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University; Japan International Border Studies Network (JIBSN); West Japan Industry and Trade Convention Association; City of Kitakyushu
Contact: northeast[at]src-hokudai-ac.jp ([at] should be @)