[December 20, 2014] ICU-Sophia International Symposium

ICU-Sophia International Symposium

“Beyond Nationalism? -Peacebuilding and Religion in Asia-“

December 20 (Saturday), 2014

ICU Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) co-hosted the 34th ICU-Sophia International Symposium with Institute for Global Concern (IGC) of Sophia University. For details, please see the Symposium Program and visit SSRI-IGC website.

Date & Time: December 20 (Saturday) 10:30-17:30
Place: International Conference Room, Dialogue House 2nd floor, ICU
*Japanese-English simultaneous translation provided.

First Plenary Session: Beyond Nationalism? Tagore and Modern India
Prof. Sudipta Kaviraj (Columbia University)

Second Plenary Session: Nationalism in Abe’s Japan
Prof. Shin Chiba (Director, Peace Research Institute, ICU)
Prof. Koichi Nakano (Sophia University)

Nationalism, Religion and Peacebuilding in North-East Asia
Prof. Jun-Hyeok KWAK (Soongsil University)
Prof. Atsuko ICHIJO (Kingston University)
Prof. Kosuke SHIMIZU (Ryukoku University)
Prof. Takeshi DEGUCHI (University of Tokyo)

Convenor: Prof. Giorgio Shani (Director of SSRI / Associate Director of Rotary Peace Center, ICU)