Asian Diversity in a Global Context – University of Copenhagen

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Programme - Day 1

11 November 2010

Half-day conference with invited keynote speakers

The Ceremonial Hall, University of Copenhagen
Moderator: Marie H. Roesgaard, Associate Professor, Japanese Studies, Chair of the ADI Steering Committee


14:00-14:10
 
  Welcome - Rector of the University of Copenhagen, Ralf Hemmingsen

14:10-14:20
 
Opening speech -  Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lene Espersen
14:20-15:05  

Chung-in Moon
, Professor, Department of Political Science, Yonsei University
"Understanding Regional Security Dynamics in Northeast Asia - Power, Interests, and Identity"
15:05-15:50
 

Jennifer Robertson
, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Gendering (Humanoid) Robots: Robo-sexism and Retro-Technology in Japan"

15:50-16:20
   
Break
16:20-17:05  

David Ludden
, Professor of Political Economy and Globalization, Department of History, New York University
"Diversity, Inequity, and Conflict in Global Asia"
17:05-17:50  

Robert J. Barnett
, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies Program and Associate Professor, Contemporary Tibetan Studies, Columbia University
"Land-based Power: China, Tibet and the dynamics of inland borders"

17:50-18:00
 
Summary - Marie H. Roesgaard

18:00
 
Reception

 


Day 2

12 November 2010

Panels and workshops

South Campus (Faculty of Humanities)
Njalsgade/Karen Blixens Vej, 2300 Copenhagen S

Time Room Panel/Workshop
9.00-17.30 21.0.19 Autonomy
9.00-17.30 21.1.21 Political movements in post-authoritarian regimes
9.20-16.45 23.2.47 Globalization and trade with emerging economies
14.00-17.00 23.2.39 Ideas in Transit
9.00-17.30 24.1.26 The transmission of Sanskrit medical literature in India
11.00-17.00 23.4.39 Belonging, citizenship and identities
9.00-17.00 23.0.49 Indigenous peoples
TBA 21.1.15 Governing Difference
8.30-17.00 27.0.17 & 23.0.50 Gendering Asia


17:30-?  Reception at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
"50 years of Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen"

 


Day 3

13 November 2010

Panels and workshops

South Campus (Faculty of Humanities) 
Njalsgade/Karens Blixens Vej, 2300 Copenhagen S

Time Room Panel/Workshop
9.00-16.20 21.0.19 Dynamics of change in North Korea
9.00-16.00 21.1.21 China’s West
9.30-15.30 23.2.47 Globalization and trade with emerging economies
9.00-16.00 23.2.39 Ideas in Transit
9.00-15.45 24.1.26 The transmission of Sanskrit medical literature in India
9.00-16.00 23.4.39 Belonging, citizenship and identities
9.00-16.00 23.0.49 Indigenous peoples
TBA 21.1.15 Governing Difference
9.00-16.00 27.0.17 & 23.0.50 Gendering Asia


17:00-? Reception at Asia House, Indiakaj


Day 4 & 5

14-15 November 2010 

PhD Course
- How can we capture specificities with our approaches and methods?

Venue: NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Leifsgade 33, 3rd floor, 2300 Copenhagen S

Sunday 14 November

09.00-9.30 Welcome
09.30-10.00 Challenge 1
10.00-10.15 Coffee Break
10.15-11.05 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
11.10-12.00 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.00 Challenge 2 + Discussion Challenge 1&2
14.00-14.50 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
14.50-15.05 Coffee Break
15.05-15.55 Challenge 3 + discussion
15.55-16.45 Paper presentation, 2 panels
16.45-17.35 Paper Presentation, 2 panels

18.30 Dinner

Monday 15 November

09.00-9.50 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
09.50-10.40 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
10.40-10.55 Coffe Break
10.55-11.55 NIAS Linc Presentation
11.55-13.00 Lunch
13.00-13.50 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
13.55-14.45 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
14.45-15.00 Coffee Break
15.00-15.50 Paper Presentation, 2 panels
15.55-16.55 NIAS Press Presentation
16.55-17.55 Final discussion to capture the main trends in the discussions during the course