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A Next Generation of Researchers
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Profiles of Next-Generation Researchers
Dialogue to the Future: Interviews with a New Generation of Researchers in the AJI
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Young Scholars' Offices
Dialogue to the Future: Dr. XIANG, Jingjing ～Tracing the path of the history of medical exchange between Japan and China: Studying the “circulation” of medical books～
Dialogue to the Future: Dr.MATSUI Nobuyuki ～Considering the Ambivalence between Violence and Flexibility Brought about by Social Institutions from a Philosophical Perspective～
List of projects adopted in 2022
【Report】The 50th AJI Frontier Seminar on “Regulation of Antioxidants and Nitric Oxide in Plants and Their Application to the Development of Organic Pesticides”
【Report】The 12th AJI Book Launch took place on December 14, 2022. Matsui Nobuyuki (ed.),
Globally Shared Common Sense from the Philosophy of Imagination: Bridging Eastern and Western Perspectives
(Asia-Japan Research Institute, Ritsumeikan U
The 11th AJI Book Launch was held! Dr. Nara ODA talked about her book,
Invented Traditional Medicine: A History of Medical Policy in Vietnam.
【Report】Ritsumeikan – ANU Public Lecture: “Nuclear Weapons and Alliances: Theoretical Insights and Implications for Policy” (Prof. Stephan Frühling, November 17, 2022)
Research Note on Impact of COVID-19 “Self-Restraint” on Events Participation: From the Event Space User Survey Targeting Residents of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area by Yuki Nagashima et.al., was newly published in “Asia-Japan Academic Bulletin” Vol.3,
The forth volume of AJI Journal has been released online!
【Report】 The AJI International Workshop was held! “The Anthropocene and Postwar Japanese Philosophy：Critical Assessments and Propositions towards New Perspectives”
【Report】The 49th AJI Frontier Seminar on
“Politics of Naming and Definitions: Reflection on Cases of Syrian, Afghan, and Ukrainian Refugees in Japan”
【Report】The 2nd “Meet the Author” series was held! Professor GyongSu MUN introduced his publication,
The Jeju 4.3 Incident: The Narrative of Death and Rebirth in the “Island Country”
【Report】The 10th AJI Book Launch was held! The authors of Theory and Practice of Gerontology: Long Life Wellness (Satoshi NAGANO et. al., Ronsosha, 2022) talked about their book
【Report】AJI–Medical Chemistry Laboratory Joint Seminar: Dr. Urushima (Osaka Metropolitan University) talks about hepatic stellate cells
Brief Research Report on Analyzing the Risks of Nuclear War in Northeast Asia by CHOI, Jung Hoon, was newly published “Asia-Japan Research Academic Bulletin” Vol.3, 2022.
A book review on Korean Diaspora across the World. Homeland in History, Memory, Imagination, Media, and Reality by Natalya YEM, was newly published in “Asia-Japan Research Academic Bulletin” Vol.3, 2022.
【Report】The 9th AJI Book Launch was held! The authors of the book, New Horizons of North Korean Studies: The Search for Theoretical Area Studies, edited by Professor NAKATO Sachio (College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University) and Dr. C
【Report】The 48th AJI Frontier Seminar was held! Mr. Daimon AOI gave his presentation about transparent stereoscopic visualizations of laser-scanned 3D point clouds.
【Tue., January 31】 Graduate Student Colloquium, “Arts and Culture Studies of East Asia in the Post-Media Era: Themes and Perspectives”, will be held! A next generation of researchers will make diverse themes.
【Wed., February 1】Meridian180 Workshop will be held! “DX of Research and Multilingualism in the Post-COVID-19 Era” will be held! (Language: Arabic)
【Thur., February 2】Ritsumeikan-ANU Public Lecture will be held! Prof. Marcus Mietzner will make a lecture on “Indonesia after Widodo: Contested Legacies and Futures”
【Mon., February 6】Meridian180 Workshop will be held! “Non-standard ‘Standard Chinese’: Language and Society in Contemporary China” will be held! (Language: Japanese/Pre-registration for free admission)
【Tue., February 14】The 52nd AJI Frontier Seminar will be held! Dr. Fahlesa Munabari (Senior Lecturer, Universitas Budi Luhur) will make a presentation on the dilemma between the economic and public health policies under COVID-19 and the Indonesian go
【Thur. ~ Sat., February 23~25】The 2023 International Symposium of Asia-Japan Research “Asia-Japan Research Beyond Borders: Asian Societies Striving for Secure and Sustainable Life” will be held! Please join us by registering using the flyers for each
【Thr., January 26 (JST)】Meridian180 Forum: “Local Knowledge and Community Participation in Disaster Response” will be held! (Registration required [Admission Free], Language: English (S/I: Chinese, Korean, Bahasa Indonesia and Japanese)
【Tue., January 10】The 51st AJI Frontier Seminar will be held! Dr. NGUYEN Thi Thuong makes her presentation about treatment of mine wastewater by artificial wetlands using clamshells.
【Fri., December 23】 Zero Carbon City Japan-China Forum will be held! Japan and China will sign a cooperation agreement to realize sustainable cities.
【Thur., December 15】The Seminar of Economics in Ritsumeikan University will be held! Mr. LE CONG TRU (Dean, Faculty of Economics, NongLam University) will talk about ICT application in shrimp farming in Vietnam.
【Wed., December 14】 The 12th AJI Book Launch will be held!:
Globally Shared Common Sense from the Philosophy of Imagination
(AJI Research Institute, Ritumeikan University, September 2022). Dr. MATSUI Nobuyuki, Dr. Fernando WIRTZ, and Dennis
【Tue., December 13】The 50th AJI Frontier Seminar will be held! Dr. Mufidah AFIYANTI makes her presentation about the possibility of bio-stimulants and organic pesticides for plants’ growth
【Wed., December 7】The 11th AJI Book Launch will be held! Dr. Nara ODA will talk about her book, Invented Traditional Medicine: A History of Medical Policy in Vietnam (in Japanese)
【Wed., November 23】The Japan-Indonesia International Conference on Islamic civilization and the tradition of Arabic poetry will be held (in Arabic).
【Thur., November, 17】A public lecture entitled: “Nuclear Weapons and Alliances: Theoretical Insights and Implications for Policy” will be given by Professor Stephan Frühling (Australian National University)!（Language：English）
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