An International Symposium: Refiguring Ernest Hemingway in the 21 Century

     As we are almost approaching the 120th Anniversary of Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest writers of 20th century, The American Literature Society at the University of Tsukuba and Institute for Comparative Research in Humanities and Social Research at the University of Tsukuba (ICR) will together host an international symposium to refigure Ernest Hemingway’s image and his art from the 21st century perspective. Through criticisms of the 1920s to the contemporary era, this symposium seeks t...
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“Inheritance of Memory and Language” Kick Off Forum

We will be holding a kick off forum titled “Inheritance of Memory and Language” on Friday February 17.  We are looking forward for your participations!  “Inheritance of Memory and Language” Kick Off ForumHolding Memories Common – Going Through Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Experiences- Date: Friday February 17 10:00-17:30Place: Humanities and Social Sciences Building A101Lecturers:1) Hajime Sato (University of Tsukuba)  “English Literatures in the Nuclear Age –Centered on Rin...
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International and Advanced Japanese Studies Relay Session 【Feb 15 (wed)】

On Wednesday February 15 from 18:10, International and Advanced Japanese Studies Relay Session will be held.  Joining fee is free and no application is required so please feel free to join! <Program> Professor Masami Okaue“Citizen Judge System and Death Penalty” Professor Chieko Kano“Japanese Language Education to Foreigners and Change in Hosting Societies” General DiscussionDate: Wednesday February 15    18:10-19:30Place: Humanities and Social Sciences Building A422&nb...
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Lecture “Geology of Iran” by Research Center for West Asian Civilization

On Monday February 6 from 13:00, lecture on “Geology of Iran” by Research Center for West Asian Civilization will be held. We are looking forward for your participation! Planned Research Group 4, titled “Geology on Stone Supply during the Prehistoric Times in West Asia” (head researcher: Ken-ichiro Hisada) will invite Ms. Monireh Poshtkoohi and hold a lecture as stated below.   Date: Monday February 6    13:30-15:00Place: University of Tsukuba Project Research Building 306 &a...
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【Come Join Us!】The 3rd Humanities and Social Sciences Research Development & Promotion Forum (March 3, 2017 @ University of the Ryukyus)

The 3rd Humanities and Social Sciences Research Development & Promotion Forum will be held at University of the Ryukyus.  Researchers, URA, clerical staffs, and staffs from public administration and capital distribution organization will gather in this forum. Registration fee is free but you must pre-register.  Looking forward for your registration!!     Date: March 3, 2017 (Friday)13:30-18:00 (Open 13:00, after the forum there will be information exchange meeting) Place: Uni...
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Open Symposium “Inheritance and Integration of Multiple “Ancient Times” in the Medieval Islamic World”

We will be holding a workshop titled “Inheritance and Integration of Multiple “Ancient Times” in the Medieval Islamic World” (research leader: Dr. Manabu Kameya) .  Joining fee is free and no application is required so please feel free to join!   Date: January 29 (Sunday)   13:00-17:00  Place: University of Tsukuba Tokyo Campus Room 122 For more information click here  
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First LAM-ARENA Seminar(9th-10th January 2016)

First LAM-ARENA Seminar Different Persepectives on Africa in Globalization 9th-10th January 2016  Alliance for Research on North Africa, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Tsukuba, Japan   Project rationale and objectives The crossed analysis of the fields of intervention of both structures (ARENA and LAM) leads to think that a fruitful collaboration can be led by taking advantage of specificities of each center. Indeed, the approach of LAM concerns the whole continent but does not under...
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Digital・Humanities Lecture & Workshop 【December 15 & 16】

Digital・Humanities Lecture & Workshop will be held on December 15 and 16. Looking forward for your participation!   <Lecture> Date: December 15 (Thu) 13:00-14:30 Place: 3B312 Presentation room Donald Sturgeon: Classical Chinese Literature in a Digital Age   <Workshop> Norihiko Uda : Outline of Archives of Library and Information Science Toshihito Waki: Introducing Annotation Grant Type Image Database Platform WDB Yona Takahashi: “Blank” Marked Up Cuneiform Cla...
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International Advanced Japanese Studies & ICR Cosponsored Symposium 【December 7th (Wed)】

We are holding International Advanced Japanese Studies & ICR Cosponsored Symposium December 7th (Wed) from 17 o’clock.  No reservation is needed so please feel free to join!   Date: December 7th (Wed)  17:00-19:00 Place: Humanities and Social Sciences Building A422   <Program> Professor Yutaka Tsujinaka Humanities and Social Sciences Research: One Direction of International Japanese Research as an Innovation   Professor Makoto Nagata Japanese Culture and Emerge...
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ICR Research Month Final Symposium【December 10th】

Transformation in Social & Human Sciences ICR Research Month Final Symposium will be held on December 10th (Sat) from 13:45. Please feel free to join and register from as follows!   Date: December 10th (Sat)  13:45-17:30 Place:University of Tsukuba Tokyo Campus, Bunkyo Building, room119 and 122 (map http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/access/tokyocampus-access) 3 minutes on foot from Marunouchi Line Myougadani Station     <Lecturers> Yukari Yoshiwara (University of...
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Young Researchers’ Presentation Battle! 【November 24th (Thu)】

On November 24th (Thu) from 13:30 we are going to hold Young Researchers’ Presentation Battle!  It is free to attend! We are looking forward for your participations.     Date: November 24th (Thu) 13:30-17:00 Place: A101 Participants: Students in doctor course (latter period) and researchers in University of Tsukuba plus ICR director and co-director.   We welcome those who come just to listen to the presentations. Attendance fee is free! From this year we are going to hol...
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Report on“ICR Research Month November 2016 Kick Off Symposium”

From this year we started “Humanities and Social Sciences Research Dispatching Month”.  During this month we will be holding symposiums, lectures, and workshops one after another and dispatch outcomes of humanities and social sciences researches which are hard to realize in ordinary days but have high demands of society. This year we are holding 20 events mainly on November.  Most of the events are open to the public and admission free. Starting out, kick off symposium was held at University of...
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The 31st ICR Seminar 【November 14th 】

The 31st ICR Seminar will be held on November 14th at University of Tsukuba. Joining fee is free and no application is required so please feel free to join!     Title: The Role of Germany at the United Nations Date: November 14th (Mon) 11:30-12:30 Place: Students Commons Lecturer: Prof. Thomas Weiler Bonn University (Germany) (Profile)  Studies of Law, Political Science, New History and Scandinavian Science at the Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken), University of Lund (Sc...
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College of Humanities Cultural Lecture 【11/21】

On Monday November 21, “Protect the Ruins of Palmyra in Syria which were Destroyed by IS” will be held at University of Tsukuba.  Please feel free to join!     Date: Monday November 21, 2016,  13:45~16:00 Place: University of Tsukuba, Room 1H101 Lectures: Bartosh Morgovsky (University of Warsaw)          Rovert Zgovsky (Polish Academy of Science)          Khomām Saad (University of Paris -Sorbonne) Please look at the poster for more information.  
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“ICR Research Month November 2016” Kick Off Symposium [Novermber5]

From this year we set November and December as “Humanities and Social Sciences Research Dispatching Month” and proactively and systematically dispatch outcomes of researches which were done in University of Tsukuba. Starting out, kick off symposium will be held on Saturday November 5th. Advanced registration is currently accepting. Please feel free to join and register from as follows!     Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016   13:30~17:00 Place: University of Tsukuba Tokyo Campus, ...
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University of TSUKUBA, ICR-IAJS Joint Special Symposium [November 17th ]

ICR-IAJS Joint Special Symposium will be held on November 17th.  The title of the symposium is called “The Reservation, Innovation and Propagation of Japanese Language and Culture: Is Japanese English Mixed Style Possible or Problematic?” Looking forward to your participation!   Title: The Reservation, Innovation and Propagation of Jheaapanese Language and Culture: Is Japanese English Mixed Style Possible or Problematic? Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016   13:00~18:00 Place: University...
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OSU/ICR Workshop: New Landscapes in Theoretical Computational Linguistics

    The ICR is holding a workshop titled "New Landscapes in Theoretical Computational Linguistics" on October 14-16 at Ohio State University Jennings Hall Room 040, cosponsoring with the OSU. This workshop is planned to commemorate the Department of Linguistics' past half-century at Ohio State University, and in particular, to highlight the emphasis on formal methods and mathematical and logical rigor which has contributed to the Department's status as one of the world's premier graduate...
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The 30th ICR Seminar [November 22 (Tue)]

The 30th ICR Seminar will be held on November 22nd(Tue)at University of Tsukuba.   Recital of Researchers and Authors in the Field of Humanity and Social Science Series No1  “Can Social Democracy Survive? - Conditions of Political Party Organizations”   Date: November 22 (Tue) 16:00-17:30 Place: University of Tsukuba Humanity and Social Science Building A101 Lecturer: Yasushi Kondo (University of Tsukuba)   Outline: When you look at the results of elections in Japan nowa...
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ICR Research Month November 2016

               Poster(PDF) October 15th, 2016 ~ December 10th, 2016 University of Tsukuba campus Program (Coming soon)   Kickoff Symposium November 5th,2016   12:45 ~3:45  (12:30 OPEN) room 134 (Bunkyo School Building, Tokyo Campus)http://www.gsbs.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/overview/ keynote address Ikuo KABASHIMAGovernor of Kumamoto Prefecture, Former Professor of  University of Tsukuba, Professor Emeritus of University of Tokyo Speaker ...
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The 3rd Winning Grant (Kakenhi) Proposal Seminar 2016 【Oct 5th (Wed)】

The 3rd Winning Grant Proposal Seminar will be held on Oct 5th (Wed) from 17 o’clock. This seminar is especially for the researchers and staffs working in the field of humanities and social sciences. We are looking forward for your participation!  Adventitious listeners are welcome.     Date: Oct 5th (Wed) Time: 17:00~19:30 Place: Humanity and Social Science Building A, Room 101 Fee: Free Registration: Please click here     <Lecturers> *Professor Motoko Shut...
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ICR Special Symposium TGSW2016

We will be holding a special symposium at Tsukuba Global Science Week 2016.  Our session starts from 13:30 on Saturday, September 17.  ICR director, professor Tsujinka will come onstage as a discussant.  Looking forward for your attendance!   Date: Saturday,  September 17  13;30-16:30 Place: Tsukuba International Congress Center , Room403 pdf                   Speakers ■Prof. Jonathan Chang (Singapore Management University, Singa...
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< intramural limitation> Call for Participation in “Opening the Field of Vision to Researches in Humanities and Social Sciences ” (Implementation Expenses Support)

We will be holding “Opening the Field of Vision to Researches in Humanities and Social Sciences” from October 15 to December 10.  Aim of this event is to announce humanities and social sciences research achievements wildly and able to let others know researches which were hidden in a veil of mystery.  To contribute to the development of educational and research activities in Humanities and Social Sciences, please think about holding seminars, lectures, exhibitions and science cafes during these ...
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1st ICR Seminar on Getting Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Kakenhi)

                 The winning KAKENHI 2016 seminar. Co-sponsored by Institute for Comparative Research in Human and Social Sciences (ICR) and Office for Research Promotion in Humanities and Social SciencesSupported by Research Administration/ Management Office(URA)  will be held again this year. This seminar is especially for researchers in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences.After the seminar, we are planning to have time to talk and ex...
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Call for papers: TIPA No. 32, 2016

Dr. Tsuyoshi Kida, associate professor at the ICR Language and Communication Science Laboratory (LCSL), is now editing a special edition of a French academic journal called  TIPA (Travaux interdisciplinaires sur la parole et le langage) as one of the two guest editors from Tsukuba University. The thematic concept for volume 32 of TIPA proposes to focus on the relations between discourse and conflict. Please see the following webpages for details including submission guidelines. English: https...
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2nd Humanity and Social Science Research Development & Promotion Forum 【Date: Thursday, March 17】

On March 17,  2nd Field of Humanity and Social Science Research Development & Promotion Forum will be held at Tsukuba International Congress Center.  This forum aim for researchers related to humanity and social science researches, URA and clerical staffs to discuss and act together to search the better way to develop promote their researches. We are looking forward for your participation! (more…)
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The 22nd ICR Seminar 【Date: Monday, January 25, 2016】

On Monday, January 25, we will be holding the 22nd ICR Seminar at Humanity and Social Science Building at University of Tsukuba. Assistant Professor Osamu Maeda will be giving a lecture on “Strategies of Writing Joint-Papers with Researchers Overseas”. No entry fee or pre-registration is needed, so please feel free to join us! (more…)
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“The World University Ranking” 2nd Study Meeting

World University Ranking Study Meeting will be held at Humanity and Social Science Building A101 at University of Tsukuba on January 13 (Wed) 2016. We will invite Ms. Kakita from Elsevier Japan which provides data to “QS World University Ranking” and “THE World University Ranking”. We are planning to have a study meeting with her. Looking forward for your participation! (more…)
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“The World University Ranking” Study Meeting

World University Ranking Study Meeting will be held at Humanity and Social Science Building A101 at University of Tsukuba on December 2 (Wed) 2015. We will introduce outline of some main university rankings and “THE World University Ranking” which was recently announced. We are looking forward for your participation! (more…)
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ICR Supporting Workshop (Sponsor: Research Center for West Asian Civilization) 【Date:Sunday, March 3】

On March 3, there will be a ICR supporting workshop co-sponsored by Research Center for West Asian Civilization and Ancient Orient Museum. The theme is “Politics and Religion of West Asian History ~ The Medieval Islamic World and the Jewish World”.  Please feel free to join! (more…)
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ICR Symposium

ICR Symposium is going to be held at next week.   Symposium title: Philosophy across Cultures Time: Thursday, March 5th, 2015   14:00 – 18:00                Friday, March 6th, 2015     9:00 – 13:00 Location: Room A101, Humanities and Social Sciences Building (Jinshatō) (more…)
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Report: Facilitating the Study of West Asian Civilization

An international conference organized by Research Center for West Asian Civilization took place on June 28th-29th in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The conference was granted by "Ancient West Asian Civilization as the Foundation of All Modern Civilizations" (PI: Prof. Akira Tsuneki at University of Tsukuba), which were in the field of archaeology and so on. (more…)
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An ICR Supported international symposium “Aging problem in Japan, China and Korea” (July 3)

An ICR supported symposium, which  aims to discuss aging problem in rural area of Japan, China and Korea, will be held on July 3 at University of Tsukuba. We will invite researchers from Fukushima University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, so please feel free to join us! (more…)
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