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2023-09-29 SEMINAR ON GEOPOLITICAL COMPETITION IN ENERGY TRANSITION PERSPECTIVES OF CHINA, JAPAN, AND THE GLOBAL SOUTH PDF

Place: Keigakukan 109, Kinugasa Campus Ritsumeikan University
Date: Friday, 29 September, 2023 16.30 – 18.30 JST
Invited Speaker: Prof. Jun Arima, Mr. Patrick Ryan, Dr. Trissia Wijaya
MODERATOR: Prof. Miwa Hirono
2023-07-20 Kanai Mieko's Corporeal Text and 'The Story of the Inflated Man’ Collaboration of the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Ritsumeikan University PDF
【Report】Kanai Mieko's Corporeal Text and 'The Story of the Inflated Man’ Collaboration of the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Ritsumeikan University
Place: KS 304 (Koshinkan), Ritsumeikan University
Date: 20 July 2023, 14:40 – 16:10 JST
Invited Speaker: Dr Hannah Osborne
Discussant: Dr Yuten Sawanishi
Chair: Dr Junko Toriyama
2023-07-06 What Lessons Can We Learn from Japan’s Rush to the Pacific War? PDF
【Report】What Lessons Can We Learn from Japan’s Rush to the Pacific War?
Date:13:00-14:30 July 6, 2023
Place : KS306 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Dr. Lionel Fatton
2023-06-22 CHINA IN AFRICA: DISCOURSE, IMAGES, POLICY PDF
【Report】CHINA IN AFRICA: DISCOURSE, IMAGES, POLICY
Date:13:00-14:30 June 22, 2023
Place: KS306 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Seifudein Adem Professor at Doshisha University
Admission Free
Inquiries:kenadach@ir.ritsumei.ac.jp
2023-06-22 Nonstate actors in Japanese-language promotion in Chile: A study of public diplomacy PDF
【Report】Nonstate actors in Japanese-language promotion in Chile: A study of public diplomacy
Date:12:40-16:10 June 22, 2023
Place : KS206 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Dr. Isabel Cabaña Rojas
2023-06-15 Seminar on the 65th Anniversary of Indonesia-Japan Diplomatic Relations: Indonesia-Japan Cooperation in Promoting Peace and Security PDF
【Report】Seminar on the 65th Anniversary of Indonesia-Japan Diplomatic Relations: Indonesia-Japan Cooperation in Promoting Peace and Security
Date:
13:00 - 14:30 June 15, 2023 (Thursday)

Place :
Hirai Kaichiro Memorial Library Conference Room Ritsumeikan University, Kinugasa Campus, Kyoto

Speaker and Panelists,Moderator:
H.E. Heri Akhmadi
Diana E.S. Sutikno
Prof. Jun Honna
Dr. Lina Alexandra
Prof. Kenki Adachi
2023-06-12 The Representation of "Comfort Women" on Weibo PDF
【Report】The Representation of "Comfort Women" on Weibo
Date:14:40 - 16:10 June 12, 2022 (Mon)
Place : KS301 (Koshinkan)
Speaker:Dr. Xiaoyang Hao
2023-06-08 Redefined, Repackaged and Redeployed: Diffusion of Citizen Security by the Inter-American Development Bank PDF
【Report】Diffusion of citizen security by the Inter-American Development Bank
Date:13:00-14:30 June 8, 2023
Place : KS306 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Dr. Šárka Kolmašová
2023-06-01 Russia and the World in Global International Relations PDF
【Report】Russia and the World in Global International Relations
Date:13:00-13:40 June 1, 2023
Place : KS306 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Dr. Kazushige Kobayashi
2023-05-26 Japan in the Sino-US Strategic Competition: A Classical Realist Perspective PDF
【Report】Japan in the Sino-US Strategic Competition: A Classical Realist Perspective
Date: 14:40-16:10 May 26, 2023
Place: KS303 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Prof. Tsuyoshi Kawasaki
2023-05-26 The Continuity of Japanese Postwar Security and Diplomatic Policies PDF

Date:12:20 – 14:00 May 26, 2023 (Fri)
Place : KS303 (Koshinkan)
Speaker:Dr. Yoneyuki Sugita
2023-05-25 Security on Okinawa: Power, agency and identity as layers of discursive praxis PDF
【Report】Security on Okinawa: Power, agency and identity as layers of discursive praxis
Date: 13:00-14:30 May 25, 2023
Place: KS306 (Koshinkan)
Speaker: Prof. Ra Mason
2023-05-18 Election Observation: Its Role in Measuring and Promoting Electoral Integrity PDF
【Ritsumeikan-ANU Public Lecture】Election Observation: Its Role in Measuring and Promoting Electoral Integrity
Date:May 18, Thursday 2023 13:00-14:30
Place : KS306 (Koshinkan)
Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University,
Kyoto plus online (Zoom)
Language: English
Speaker: Dr Kerryn Baker
2023-02-02 Indonesia after Widodo:Contested Legacies and Futures: PDF
【Ritsumeikan-ANU Public Lecture】Indonesia after Widodo:Contested Legacies and Futures

DATE:
February 2, Thursday 2023 14:30~16:00 (JST)

Venue:
Room KS306, Kinugasa Campus

Language:
English



Sponsored by
Asia-Japan Research Institute & Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/research/aji/ Contact: aji-con@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
2023-Jan-13 Along russia's rim PDF

Speakers and Panelists
Dr. habil. Cornelius Friesendorf ( Head, Centre for OSCE Research,Director of IFSH, Germany)
Prof.Shu Uchida ( Assistant Professor, Waseda University)
Dr. Nanjin Dorjsuren (Director of MINASS, Mongolia)
Prof. Noboru Miyawaki (Ritsumeikan University)
Asami Yamakami (Lecturer, Kyoto pref. University)
Chair
Prof. Kenki Adachi (Director of IIRAS, Ritsumeikan University,)

Date and Time : Jan. 13 , 2023[Fri.] 11:00 - 13:00(CET) 19:00 - 21:00(JST)
Venue : Ritsumeikan University OIC B411 and Zoom
Contact us: miyawaki@sps.ritsumei.ac.jp
Organisers: IIRAS and RDIRI, Ritsumeikan University
2022-Dec-16 “Challenges & Prospects for Sustainable Return and Reintegration of Migrant Workers: From Japan to the Philippines” PDF
【Guest Lecture Report】Challenges & Prospects for Sustainable Return and Reintegration of Migrant Workers: From Japan to the Philippines


Monthly Young Scholar Research Meeting December 2022

Date: December 16, FRIDAY  14:40 - 17:50
Place: Kunigasa Campus, Room KS205, Kyoto,
   Ritsumeikan University
Speaker: Dr. Anderson V. Villa
2022-12-08 New challenges to Japan’s Indo-Pacific vision: COVIDtivity and the 2020s ‘Kindleberger moment’ PDF
【Guest Lecture Report】New Challenges to Japan’s Indo-Pacific Vision: COVIDtivity and the 2020s ‘Kindleberger Moment’


Date:
13:00 14:30 December 8, 2022

Place:
KS306 (Koshinkan)

Speaker:
Dr. Nikolay Murashkin
A research fellow at the Development Studies Program,
JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development
2022-Dec-01 Civil Society in Disaster Resilience and Beyond: A Case of the Great East Japan Earthquake PDF

Civil Society in Disaster Resilience and Beyond: A Case of the Great East Japan Earthquake


Date:
13:00 14:30 December 1st 2022

Place:
KS306 (Koshinkan)

Speaker:
Prof. Yuko Nishide
Graduate School of Economics and Management,
Tohoku University
2022-Nov-24 Mid-Space Bridge-Builders in Hybrid Peacebuilding in Bangsamoro PDF
【Guest Lecture Report】Mid-space Bridge-Builders in Hybrid Peacebuilding in Bangsamoro


Date:
13:00-14:30 November 24, 2022

Place:
KS306 (Koshinkan)

Speaker:
Prof. Yuji Uesugi
Faculty of International Research and Education,
Waseda University
2022-Nov-17 Nuclear Weapons and Alliances: Theoretical Insights and Implications for Policy PDF
【Guest Lecture Report 】Ritsumeikan – ANU Public Lecture: “Nuclear Weapons and Alliances: Theoretical Insights and Implications for Policy”
Ritsumeikan-ANU Public Lecture
Nuclear Weapons and Alliances:
Theoretical Insights and Implications for Policy


DATE:
November 17, Thursday 2022 13:00~14:30 (JST)

PLACE:
Room KS306, Kinugasa Campus,

Language:
English



Sponsored by
Asia-Japan Research Institute & Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/research/aji/ Contact: aji-con@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
2022-Nov-16 A LEGACY OF FAILURE: ASSESSING NORTH KOREA-JAPAN RELATIONS AND THE PYONGYANG DECLARATION 20 YEARS LATER PDF

Monthly Young Scholar Research Meeting November 2022

A LEGACY OF FAILURE:
ASSESSING NORTH KOREA-JAPAN
RELATIONS AND THE PYONGYANG DECLARATION 20 YEARS LATER

Date: NOVEMBER 16, WEDNESDAY  13:30 - 15:00
Place: Kunigasa Campus, Room SE001, Kyoto,
   Ritsumeikan University
Speaker: Oliver Jia PHD Candidate
2022-Nov-10 Non-Western Powers and the Transformation of Global Peacebuilding Order(s): Insights from the Cases of Japan, China, and Russia
【Lecture Report】“Non-Western Powers and the Transformation of Global Peacebuilding Order(s): Insights from the Cases of Japan, China, and Russia”




日時:November 10, 13:00-14:30

場所:KS306

Speaker: Kazushige Kobayashi,
Associate Professor, Ritsumeikan University
2022-Oct-27 Japan's Public Diplomacy in Europe: Evolution, Limitations, and Future Prospects PDF
【Guest Lecture】 "Japan’s Public Diplomacy in Europe: Evolution. Limitation, and Future Prospects” by Dr. Nadejda Petrova Gadjeva


Date
13:00-14:30 October 27, 2022

Place
KS306(Koshinkan)

Speaker
Dr.Nadejda Gadjeva
  Researcher(Ritsumeikan University)
2022-Oct-24 Monthly Young Scholar Research Meeting October 2022 PDF
Monthly Young Scholar Research Meeting October 2022

Japan’s Competition and Cooperation with China in
Infrastructure Development: Claiming a Global Role in
the Transitional International Order?


Date:16:20-17:50 October 24, 2022 (Mon)
Place:KS202(Koshinkan)
Speaker:Andrew Lee
    Ph.D. Student (Ritsumeikan University)

*****
Andrew Lee is a Ph.D. student at
Ritsumeikan University. His main
research interests include Sino-Japanese
Relations, History of East Asia, IR Theory,
Chinese Philosophy (Ruism).
2022-Oct-24 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 10 PDF
【Webinar Report】Rethinking Communication and Power

Speaker 1: Dr. Daniela Calvo (Nucleus of the Study of Religion of the State University of Rio de Janeiro)
“Decolonising practices and women empowerment through Black Atlantic dialogues”

Speaker 2: Dr. Amani Mohamed El Obeid (Centre de 'Etude and Documentation Economique, Juridique et Social (CEDEJ)-Khartoum)
“Sudan Demonstration is a Social Media Uprising”
2022-Oct-19 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 11 PDF
【Webinar】Youth on the Move - Views from Below on Ethiopian International Migration -

Speaker: Dr. Asnake Kefale(Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)

Opening Speaker: Dr. Seifudein Adem(Doshisha University, Japan)

Moderator: Dr. Takuo Iwata (Ritsumeikan University,Japan)
2022-July-15 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
【Roundtable】THE COLD WAR AND THE OCCUPATION OF JAPAN ROUNDTABLE

Participants
Host:Kenki Adachi
Steven Ericson-Dartmouth University
Yutaka Kanda-Niigata University
Jennifer Miller-Dartmouth University
Sherzod Muminov-UEA
Yoneyuki Sugita-Kobe Women’s University
Chair / Discussant:T French
2022-June-23 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)

Co-hosted by ASIA-JAPAN Research Institute
【Seminar Report】Strategic Use of 'Human Security'?: Why Did Abe Refer to 'Human Security' so often?

Speaker:Kenki Adachi (Ritsumeikan University)
2022-June-9 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF

Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University),ASIA-JAPAN Research Institute
【Seminar Report】Drinking Water in Southwest Coast of Bangladesh: Special Focus on Field Survey and Its Outcomes

Speaker: Dr. Shota Yamada (JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Rikkyo University)
2022-May-02 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 9 PDF
【Webinar Report】CUBA-JAPAN IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Speakers: Sunamis Fabelo Concepcion, Yoslan Silverio (Research Center on International Policy, Cuba)
Moderator: Takuo Iwata (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
2022-Apr-28 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF

Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)
【Lecture Report】 The Siberian Internment of the Japanese Army and the Transnational History of the Making of Postwar East Asia 1945-1956

Speaker: Dr. Sherzod Muminov (University of East Anglia, UK)
2022-Mar-17 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)

Hosted by Japan Association of Global Governance

Co-hosted by Institute of International Relations and Area Stduies, Ritsumeikan University
【Webinar】Multilateral Actors and Transnational Norms in Global Governance

General Moderator: Professor Mariko SHOJI, Keiai University.

Opening Remarks: Dr.Koji FUKUDA, President, Japan Association of Global
Governance, Professor, Waseda University

Dr.Virginia HAUFLER, the University of Maryland,
"Climate Risk, Private Governance, and Transnational Norms of Stability"

Dr. Mia RAHIM, University of New England, South Australia, School of Law
"Regulating ‘Big Data’ Based Global Corporations in the ‘New Normal’"

Dr. Shinichi AGO, Ritsumeikan University
"Future of International Labour Standards Setting: The Soft-law Approach"
Takashi HATTORI, Kyoto University
"APEC and its role in formulating international norms"

Commentator: Kenki ADACHI, Director of the Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University
Tomoaki WATANABE, Fukuoka Institute of Technology
Noboru MIYAWAKI, Ritsumeikan University

Closing Remarks: Dr.Koji FUKUDA, President, Japan Association of Global Governance, Professor, Waseda University
2022-JAN-24 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)

Co-hosted by The Northern Institute of Taiwan Studies/ INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF THE ASIA PACIFIC/ Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific/ UCLan Research Centre for Migration,Diaspora and Exile/ University of Central Lancashire
【Webinar】Refugee policies and experiences: Japan and Taiwan in comparison

Chair:Polina Ivanova (Ritsumeikan University) Speaker: Bonny Ling (Work Better Innovations), Niki Alsford (University of Central Lancashire), Sohrab Ahmadian (University of Tsukuba), Yahya Almasri (University of Hyogo), Ilaria Canali (Mondo Internazionale), E-Ling Chiu (Amnesty International Taiwan)
2022-JAN-13 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 8 PDF
【Webinar Report】South Korea’s Foreign Aid - The Domestic Politics of Middle Power Diplomacy -

Speaker: Hyo-sook Kim (Kansai Gaidai University, Japan)
Discussant: Kyudeug Hwang (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea)
Moderator: Takuo Iwata (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
2021-DEC-2 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF

共催:Graduate School of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University、紛争・平和構築研究プロジェクト(国際地域研究所)、ASEAN共同体時代の人間の安全保障プロジェクト(アジア日本研究所推進プログラム)、Center for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
【Webinar】The Contribution of Police in the Age of Democratic Decline in Indonesia -Political Motivations and Internal Dynamics-


Speaker: Sugit Sanjaya Arjon (Visiting Researcher, Ritsumeikan University)
2021-NOV-25 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)

共催:Graduate School of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University、Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)、ASEAN共同体時代の人間の安全保障プロジェクト(アジア日本研究所推進プログラム)、「越境的非国家ネットワーク:国家破綻と紛争」(科研費・新学術領域研究「グローバル関係学」計画研究B02)
【Seminar Report】Japan's Evolving Security Policy Militarisation within a Pacifist Tradition

Speaker: Kyoko Hatakeyama (University of Niigata Prefecture)
2021-NOV-18 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF

共催:Graduate School of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University、Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)、CMEIS/科学研究費助成事業(新学術領域研究)計画研究B02
【Webinar Report】Research Practices in a Foreign Environment

Speaker: David Goginashvili(Senior Researcher/ Keio University, SFC Research institute, Analyst/ Embassy of Georgia to Japan)
2021-NOV-11 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】Studying Counterterrorism Policies in Indonesia: Unraveling the Hidden Political Interests

Speaker: Chaula Rininta Anindya (Ph.D. Student, Ritsumeikan University)
2021-NOV-4 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF

Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University), CMEIS, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
【Webinar Report】Rethinking Minority Nationalism as an Arena of Competing Struggles: Breaking with the Kurdish Nation, Perceiving Kurdish Nationhood.

Speaker: Mostafa Khalili (JSPS PD Fellow / Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University)
2021-OCT-28 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】Research Training : How to Survive Graduate School 101

Speaker: Oktay KURTULUS (Paralegal / PhD Student : Okuno & Partners / GRIPS)
2021-OCT-21 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 7 PDF
【Webinar Report】Cultural Interdependence in the New Global Order- an African Perspective -

Speaker: Seifudein Adem (Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan)
“Postcolonial Constructivism: Mazrui’s Theory of Intercultural Relations”

2021-JUL-8 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 6 PDF
【Webinar Report】Japan and South Korea’s assistance for democracy in Africa

Speaker 1: David M. Potter (Nanzan University)
“Japan’s election assistance in the context of Asian and African democracy”

Speaker 2: Hyo-sook Kim (Kansai Gaidai University)
“South Korea’s ODA in the election sector and the Association of World Election Bodies”
2021-JUN-19 African Studies Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 5 PDF
Co-hosted by Institute of African Studies (Hankuk University for Foreign Studies), Center for African Area Studies (Kyoto University), Institute of International Relations and Area Studies (Ritsumeikan University)
【Webinar Report】 International Workshop for Young Africanists

Speaker 1: Eunji Choi (Kyoto University)
“Livelihood and dynamics of job selection strategy of informal workers in Africa: A case of tera askebari at Megenagna terminal, Addis Ababa”

Speaker 2: Samuel Doe Adzimha (Ritsumeikan University)
“Security Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area: Case study of Ghana”

Speaker 3: Jeong Eun Song (HUFS)
“When Religion Meets Popular Music: Cultural Creolization of Pentecostalism and Highlife in Accra, Ghana”
2021-JUN-17 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】A Decline in Government Legitimacy and its Impact on Human Security: A Case of Human Security

Speaker:Hazuki Sasaki (Kanazawa University, Associate Professor)
2021-JUN-10 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】Some Methodological Considerations when Conducting Social Science Research: Case Study of Gender Policies in the Japanese Armed Forces

Speaker:Slavica Ninic (Specially Appointed Assistant Professor at Hyogo University)
2021-JUN-03 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】Development of Drinking Water in Southwest Coastal Bangladesh: Special Focus on Reserch Method under the Situation of COVID-19

Speaker:Shota Yamada (Ph.D. candidate, Ritsumeikan University)
2021-MAY-20 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】Peace for Sale: The Cost of Post-Conflict Stability in North Maluku, Indonesia

Speaker: Sugit Sanjaya Arjon(Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Ritsumeikan University)
2021-MAY-13 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS)
【Webinar Report】 Fraternal Emotional Dis-Ease: Political Healing of the Inter-Korean Emotional Imbalance
Speaker: Andrei Yamamoto (Lecturer, Ryukoku University)
2021-MAR-22 The Strengthening of China and the International Order
Supported by Waseda Institute of Peace Strategy

【International webinar and book launch】The Belt and Road Initiative: Globalizing China and Internalizing the BRI

Plenary Session 1 Globalizing China and Internalizing BRI

Panel 1: Globalizing China I – How have Chinese actors’features been globalized?
Panel 2: Globalizing China II – How have Chinese actors’features been globalized?

Panel 3: Internalizing the BRI I – How has the BRI become a part of domestic problems in host countries??: Southeast Asia
Panel 4: Internalizing the BRI II – How has the BRI become a part of domestic/regional problems in host countries?: Central Asia, South Asia and the Middle East

Plenary 2: Roundtable – The implication of the BRI for global governance and domestic governance
2020-DEC-05 African Studies
Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 4 PDF

Organized by the Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, and African Studies Association of India (ASA India) in collaboration with The Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
【Webinar Report】Mapping Africa’s Global Engagement by Reconfiguring African Studies (Discussion Country: Japan’s Africa Engagement)
◎Contact: secretariate.asa@gmail.com
◎Registration: https://rb.gy/5um5z0
2020-NOV-20 African Studies
Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 3 PDF

Co-hosted by the Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University, and the Research Institute for Social Science, Ryukoku University
【Webinar Report】 Region-building in Africa: Patterns and Prospects
Speaker: Dr. Daniel C. Bach,
Director of Research Emeritus of the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) at the Emile Durkheim Centre, University of Bordeaux
Discussant: Prof. Takehiko Ochiai (Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan)
Moderator: Takuo Iwata (Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan)
2020-OCT-05 African Studies
Africa: Crossroad (Scramble) of (Re)Emerging Forces - Webinar Series 2 PDF

Co-hosted by the Institute of International Relation and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University, the Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
【Webinar Report】EAST AFRICA IN THE FACE OF INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: SCRAMBLE FOR KENYA, TANZANIA, AND UGANDA (A reflection on Economic cooperation between Russia and East Africa)
Speaker: Dr. Kirill Aleshin (Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)
Discussant: Prof. Seifudein Adem (Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan)
Moderator: Takuo Iwata (Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan)
2020-JAN-15 The Strengthening of China and the International Order PDF
【Seminar】The Belt and Road Initiative:Globalizing China and Internalizing the BRI
Theme:Internalizing BRI/Speakers:Miwa Hirono(Ritsumeikan)/Lwin Cho Latt(Ritsumeikan)/Peter Nimid Ang(Ritsumeikan)/Mina Tadrous(Ritsumeikan)
2019-DEC-21 African Studies PDF
Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University), Institute of African Studies (Hankuk University for Foreign Studies), Center for African Area Studies (Kyoto University), sponsored by Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)
【International Workshop Report】 International Workshop for Young Africanists
2019-DEC-12 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-hosted by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)
【Open Seminar】
Theme:I am a Kazakhstan researcher/Speaker:Jinhye Lee(PhD Student,Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies,Kyoto University)
2019-DEC-05 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-hosted by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Open Seminar】
Theme:Methodological challenges of doing research in highly politicized regions-the case of the Kurds in the tripoint of Iran, Iraq, Turkey/Speaker:Mostafa Khalili(Ph.D. Candidate,Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University)
2019-NOV-23 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
【International Workshop】Contemporary Labor Migration to Japan: Recruitment, Policy and Settlement Issues
Speakers: Asami Kawata(Coordinator for International Relations, International Affairs Division, City of Okayama)/Firman Budianto(Master’s student, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University)/Hiroya Takamatsu(Ph.D. Candidate, Tokyo Institute of Technology)/Hang T. Nguyen(Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University)/Yusy Widarahesty(Ph.D. Student, Graduate School of International Relations Ritsumeikan University)
2019-NOV-14 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy)/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Seminar Report】Do We Really Know Trump? This is How Japanese Mainstream Media Spread Untrue Stories
2019-OCT-31 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Open Seminar】
Theme:Lessons from Fledgling Researcher-How to Dealt with Failures-/Speaker:Mari Adachi(Researcher,Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University)
2019-OCT-17 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Center for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies(Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES/科研費基盤B「ヨーロッパの世俗的・宗教的アイデンティティの⾏⽅ :政教関係の学際的⽐較研究」
【CMEIS Lecture Series 2】
Theme: Islam in France and Europe:a presence that worries public opinion and questions traditional identities/Speaker: M. Abdennour Bidar(Ministry of National Education in France)/Coordinator: Kiyonobu Date (The University of Tokyo)
2019-OCT-04 African Studies PDF
【Conference Speech Report】 Evolution of Comedy in Africa
2019-JUN-20 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy)/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Seminar Report】Japan's Public Diplomacy in the 1970s: Rebuilding Japan’s Image inSoutheast Asia
2019-JUN-19 The Strengthening of China and the International Order PDF
【Special Seminar】
Theme:Chinese State-Owned Enterprises:Domestic Governance and Global Expansion/ Speaker:Dr Wendy Leutert(Post Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University)
2019-JUN-13 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Open Seminar】
Theme:Uji Tea and Climate Change/Speaker: Fitrio Ashardiono(Researcher, Research Organization of Open Innovation and Collaboration, Ritsumaikan University)
2019-JUN-11 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Seminar Report】Getting Legitimate?Implications of the Transforming Informal Actors
2019-JUN-06 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy)/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Lecture Report】Accountability in Humanitarian Aid
2019-MAY-30 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy)/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Lecture Report】Civilizations and World Orders
2019-MAY-23 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Open Seminar】
Theme:Researching:Between Journey and Passion/Speaker: Nur Izzati Binti Mohamad Norzilan(Special Appointed Researcher, ASAFAS, Kyoto University)
2019-MAY-16 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy)/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (research in a proposed research area) : RELATIONAL STUDIES ON GLOBAL CRISES
【Special Lecture】Designing Grand Strategy for Reiwa Japan
2019-APR-11 The Strengthening of China and the International Order PDF
【Special Seminar】
Theme:The Belt and Road Initiative and Hungary/Speaker:Professor.Judit Szilágyi(Budapest Business School)
2018-DEC-20 IIRAS PDF
Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)

【International Symposium】Theme: Inequality in Security Relations: Japan, Okinawa, and Taiwan in the Japan-US Security Treaty System/ Panelists: Tom French (Ritsumeikan University), Ra Mason (University of East Anglia), Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan University)/ Discussant: Kenki Adachi (Ritsumeikan University)
2018-DEC-17 African Studies PDF
Co-hosted by Center for African Area Studies (CAAS, Kyoto University)/Graduate School of International Relations (Ritsumeikan University)

【Special Seminar】Theme: Asia-Africa relations: the way Korean and African cultures encounter/Speaker: Chang Yongkyu(Director, Institute of African Studies,Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea)
2018-NOV-22 Islam and Middle East Studies PDF
【Open Seminar】
Theme: The Aftermath of a Protest Movement in Turkey -Challenges of Studying Social Movements- Speaker: Esma Özkan(PhD candidate,Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
2018-NOV-20 African Studies PDF
Co-hosted by Graduate School of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Seminar Report】Contemporary Nigerian Politics– Competition in a Time of Transition and Terror –
2018-NOV-19 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy) and College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Symposium Report】Security Governance in Mindanao: Military, Police, Armed Groups, and Outsides
2018-NOV-15 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy) and College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Lecture Report】Special Lecture “Damascus in the Eye of the Storm: How Human Rights Lost the Agenda in Syria”
2018-NOV-10 African Studies PDF
Co-hosted by International Institute of Language and Culture Studies(Ritsumeikan University)/Graduate School of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Workshop Report】New Asian Approaches to Africa –Potentialities and Challenges-
2018-NOV-01 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy) and College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Seminar Report】GSIR Research Training(Dr.Sho Akahoshi)
2018-OCT-23 Riceball Seminar Vol.12
Hosted by Kinugasa Research Organization/ Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization/ Research-Life Support Division for Promotion of Gender Equality (Ritsumeikan University)
【Seminar Report】 Riceball Seminar Vol.12 (MALAI Andrei/Doctor Student at Graduate School of International Relations)
2018-OCT-18 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy) and College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Seminar Report】GSIR Research Training(Prof. A. Carl Le Van)
2018-JUL-12 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy) and College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Lecture Report】Professor Amitav Acharya from American University
2018-JUN-28 Islam and Middle East Studies PDF
【Seminar Report】GSIR – Young Scholars Session 7
2018-JUN-21 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
【Lecture Report】Dr.Keith Krause from Geneva
2018-JUN-07 The 3rd IIRAS Seminar PDF

Theme: Will the AIIB trigger off a new round of rivalry in economic diplomacy between China and Japan?/Speaker: Dr Shogo Suzuki(Senior Lecturer at Manchester University)
2018-JUN-07 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host: Project/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy) and College of International Relations(Ritsumeikan University)
【Workshop Report】International Workshop 1
2018-MAY-31 Islam and Middle East Studies PDF
【Seminar Report】GSIR – Young Scholars Session 6
2018-MAY-24 Islam and Middle East Studies PDF
【Seminar Report】GSIR – Young Scholars Session 5
2018-MAY-17 Islam and Middle East Studies PDF
【Seminar Report】GSIR – Young Scholars Session organized by Islam and Middle East Studies
2018-MAY-10 Conflict and Peacebuilding Studies(CAPS) PDF
Co-host:/ASIA-JAPAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE(Ristumeikan Univeristy)
The 1st GSIR-Young Scholars Session 2018
Theme: Unprotected Minority and OSCE: The Myth of HCNM and its Limitation Speaker:Dr. Masataka TAMAI(Associate Professor, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science)
2018-APR-23 Islam and Middle East Studies PDF
Open Seminar
Theme: What is Going on in Gaza, Palestine?From Mass Protests, Resisting Apartheid To The Right of Return Speaker: Dr. Iyas Salim Abu-Hajiar(Associate Program Administrator and Lecturer, Doshisha University)
2018-APR-17 The 2nd IIRAS Seminar PDF
Theme: Military Politics in the Post-2014 Coup Thailand
Speaker: Prof. Ukrist Pathmanand(Professor of Political Science,Chulalongkorn University)
2018-APR-12 The 1st IIRAS Seminar PDF
Theme: CHINA AND THE UNITED NATIONS-Has China been truly socialized into UN norms?-
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Jones(East Asia Research Fellow,The University of Warwick)
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