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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【Report】Young Researchers’ Presentation Battle 2016

Young Researchers’ Presentation Battle 2016 was held on November 24th.   Date: November 24th (Thu) 13:00-17:00 Place: Humanities and Social Sciences Building A101   Presenters (random order): Haruki Miyashita (International and Advance Japanese Studies) Kanako Shibata (Literature and Linguistics) Pieter Van Lommel (Literature and Linguistics) Takehumi Nakamura (International Public Policy) Takatoshi Oyama (International Public Policy) Yu Sasaki (Modern Language and C...
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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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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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< 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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[Only for Tsukuba University Researchers] The EAJS-L: Call for Applications: Exchange Program for Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe (EPRIE) 2016 – deadline April 22

We would like to announce a public offering summer school program for young researchers.   Title: Exchanging Opinions on Regional Integration Policy between East Asia and Europe Topic for Discussion: Defection, Immigration, Integration – similar problems and various patterns Date: June 24 to July 6, 2016 Place: Poland, Germany, and France   Please see more about this summer school on Group Ware on Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
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