Global Studies Consortium

International Symposium on Global Studies Graduate Education

First meeting of the Global Studies Consortium

Sophia University, Tokyo, May 17-18, 2008

Participating programs

Day One


Opening Remarks
TERADA Takefumi, Dean of Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University
Welcoming Speech
ISHIZAWA Yoshiaki, President, Sophia University

Plenary Session 1: Global Studies in Graduate Education

Chair, Linda GROVE, Sophia University

What in the world is global studies?

Mark JUERGENSMEYER, Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies, University of California-Santa Barbara

Plenary Session 2: Global Studies as Academic Field

Chair, ASHIWA Yoshiko, Hitotsubashi University

The Spatial Turn in Global Studies

Matthias MIDDELL, Professor of History, Leipzig University


Is Global Studies an Academic Field?
David WANK, Professor of Sociology, Sophia University

Plenary Session 3: Areas and Global Studies

Chair, KAWASHIMA Midori, Sophia University

Africa's Contribution to Global Studies

Scarlett CORNELISSEN, Associate Professor of Political Science, Stellenbosch University

 

Are de-Eurocentric Global Studies Possible?
OCHIAI Kazuyasu, Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Hitotsubashi University

Presentation Session: Meanings of Global Studies in Graduate Programs

Chair, WATANABE Takehiro, Sophia University

Arizona State University Michael HECHTER
Ateneo de Manila University Alma Maria O. SALVADOR
Duke University Gregson DAVIS, Dominic SACHSENMAIER
McMaster University Diane ENNS
Sophia University James FARRER
The New School Sakiko FUKUDA-PARR
University of Minnesota Evelyn DAVIDHEISER
University of Washington-Seattle Sara CURRAN
University of Roskilde Michael KLUTH
University of Vienna Margarete GRANDNER
University of Hong Kong Ian HOLIDAY
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Edward KOLODZIEJ, Linda TABB

DAY TWO

 

Curriculum Session 1: Upcoming Programs

Chair, David WESSELS, Sophia University

El Colegio de México Jean-Francois PRUD’HOMME
Fudan University JIN Guangyao, JIN Yan
KIM Sang Je, LIM Jye-hun, PARK Seonjoo, YOON Seongho
Shanxi University of Finance & Economics YAO Chaocheng
Central University of Sikkim Mahendra P. LAMA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Niklaus STEINER, Adam VERSENYI

Curriculum Session 2: Networking in Global Studies

Chair, Angela YUI Sophia University

Aarhus University: Nordic Global History Network Hagen SCHULZ-FORBERG
Stellenbosch University Scarlett CORNELISSEN
Sophia University : Virtual Classrooms Parissa HAGHIRIAN
University of Leipzig Matthias MIDDELL

Curriculum Session 3: Job Markets for Graduates

Chair, LU Ding, Sophia University

Global Studies at the University of California-Santa Barbara
Mark JUERGENSMEYER and Victor FAESSEL
Job Markets for Hitotsubashi Global Studies Graduates Jonathan LEWIS
University of Wroclaw: Erasmus Mundus Global Studies and the Labor Market Sebastian PŁÓCIENNIK
Rutgers University- Newark Alex HINTON

 

Inaugural Business Meeting of Global Studies Consortium