The International Symposium “Catastrophe and Resurrection”

Event | December 12, 2013

Finished Dec 12 2013

The International Symposium

Catastrophe and Resurrection

New Approaches to a Changing Slavic Eurasia

December 12-14, 2013

Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University

Organizer:    Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
Co-organizer: Hokkaido University Global COE Program “Reshaping Japan’s Border Studies”
               The TOYOTA Foundation “Post-Catastrophe Cultural Psychotherapy: Lessons from Chernobyl and Fukushima”
Under the auspice of: The Japan Consortium for Area Studies (JCAS)

 Catastrophe and Resurrection

December 12(Thu)


Opening remark Uyama Tomohiko (Director of Slavic Research Center)

Introduction Ieda Osamu (Slavic Research Center)


 Session 1   Crisis and Revival of Muslim Society in the Russian Empire

Chair: Uyama Tomohiko (Slavic Research Center)

Discussant: Naganawa Norihiro (Slavic Research Center)


Session 2   Twenty Years of Transformations in Post-Soviet Central Asia

Chair:  Tabata Shinichiro (Slavic Research Center)

Discussant: Oka Natsuko (IDE-JETRO)


Session 3 Resurrection of People and Land through Folklore in Chernobyl and Fukushima

Chair: Ieda Osamu (SRC)

Discussant: Tsukazaki Kyoko (Sapporo University) & Asano Toyomi (Chukyo University)

December 13 (Fri)


Session 4  Border Tourism: Comparative Studies beyond the Continents

Chair: Iwashita Akihiro  (SRC)

Discussants: Nishiyama Noriaki & Takamatsu Kuniko (Center for Advanced Tourism Studies, Hokkaido University)


Session 5  Remembering World War II in Russia and the Far East

Chair: Hiramatsu Junna (Kanazawa University)

Discussant: Koshino Go  (SRC)


Session 6   Images of the Others in Russian-Soviet Culture

Chair: Mochizuki Tetsuo(SRC)

Discussant: Nonaka Susumu (Saitama University)