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The Second Afrasian International Symposium “Multiculturalism in Asia”

Date
Day 1/ 17 November, 2012 (Sat.) 10:00 ~ 18:00
Day 2/ 18 November, 2012 (Sun.) 10:00 ~ 17:15

Place
Ryukoku University Seminar House TOMOIKISO, 2nd floor Seminar Room
Presenters
Lee Gunderson, Dennis Elliott Murphy Odo , Reginald Arthur D’Silva, Nobue Suzuki, Viktoriya Kim, Mine Eder, Mitsunori Takakuwa, Toshinobu Nagamine, Julian Chapple, Soo im Lee, Navnita Chadha Behera, Ching−Chang Chen, Young Chul Cho, Hiroaki Ataka

The Afrasian Research Centre held the Second Afrasian International Symposium, entitled “Multiculturalism in Asia,” on 17 and 18 November 2012 at Ryukoku University Seminar House TOMOIKISO, 2nd floor Seminar Room. We discussed the possibilities of establishing multicultural societies in Asia form the migration, language education policy and international relations. We invited the researchers from Canada, the United States of America, Turkey, and India.

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH: 

Dr. Lee Gunderson
  “Theorizing Multiculturalism: Modeling the Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in    
       School−Based Multicultural Settings”

 

Dr. Navnita Chadha Behera 
   “Multiculturalism in Asia: Civilizational Ethos and Modern Practices”

 

Panel I    WOMEN MOVING: MICRO−LEVEL CASE STUDIES OF MIGRANT WOMEN

Panel II    LANGUAGE EDUCATION POLICY IN JAPAN: CRITICAL ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

PANEL III  QUESTIONING BOUNDARIES AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: 
                   PERSPECTIVES FROM EAST ASIA

 

You can download the timetable of the symposium by clicking here.