Asian studies in Lithuania

International scientific conference “Japan and Europe in Global Communication”

Date and time: 2013-11-07 - 2013-11-08

Location: Mykolas Romeris University address Ateities 20 street, LT-08303 Vilnius, Lithuania (the information will be updated)

On 7-8 of November, Mykolas Romeris University is holding an international scientific conference “Japan and Europe in Global Communication”. During the event, scientists from Lithuania and Japan will present the following titles:Section Global Communication and Policy Changes
Moderator: Prof. Arvydas Guogis (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)
Dr. Michito Tsuruoka (Senior Research Fellow of National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), Ministry of Defense, Japan, and Visiting Fellow of Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI)(2013-2014), London) (title to be confirmed)
Assoc.Prof. Ramunas Trimakas (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)
“Post-crisis? Rethinking EU-Japan relations in the context of global economic crisis.”

Section Social Wealth and Democracy Development
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Jusif Seiranov (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)
Prof. Akihiro Matoba (Faculty of Economics, Kanagawa University, Japan)
“The possibility of a new democracy-the formation of a new civil society in Japan after the shock of the 11th March in 2011”
Prof. Eugenija Martinaitytė (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)
“The Economic and Cultural Convergence”

Section Japanese Culture and Language in European Multicultural Environment

Sub-section Japanese Language and Culture Education Possibilities in European Multicultural Environment 
Moderator: Prof. Jolita Šliogerienė   (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)
Emeritus Prof. Yoshihiko Ikegami(English-Japanese comparative languages, Tokyo University, Japan )
“Haiku and the Japanese Language: How to come to terms with the shortest literary form in the world”
Assoc. Prof. Vilma Vaiciunienė (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania) (title to be confirmed)

Sub-section Mutual Assimilation of Japanese and European Traditional Features in Pop-Culture
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Lora Tamošiūniene(Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)
Prof. Naoya Ito(Hokkaido University, Japan)
A Social Capital Angel Appeared in the Network Communications;
Collaborative Pop-Culture Phenomenon: Miku Hatsune
Assoc.Prof. Yoshiko Ikeda (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
“Moga (Modern girls)” in Japanese popular films of the 1920s and 1930s :Modernization and Japanese women
Assoc. Prof. Kyoko Koma (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania/Visiting Research Fellow of International Research Center for Japanese Studies(2013 Sep-2014 Aug), Japan)
“Globalisation or Orientarism? Transnational Japanese pop-culture acculturated in Europe:  the case of Japanese fashion in France”

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Partners and sponsors:

Konferencija dalinai finansuojama Japonijos Fondo (Japan Foundation).

Konferencijos partneris - Japonijos ambasada Lietuvoje.

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU