The 2020 Spring Convention of the Japan Association for Asian Studies (JAAS)


Dear all members of the JAAS.

The program for JAAS 2020 autumn meeting is set NOW.

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The Organizing Committee for JAAS, 2020 Autumn

November 7, 2020 (Sat)
Morning Sessions (10:00-12:00)

Panel 1: Rethinking an Outpost of the Cold War in East Asia—Taiwan: From the Perspective of Retaking the Mainland, Anti-Communist Economic Diplomacy, and the White Group

Chair: IGARASHI Takayuki (National Defense Academy)

Speaker 1: IGARASHI Takayuki (National Defense Academy)

“Reconsidering the "Chiang-Dulles Joint Communique" and Retaking the Mainland”

Speaker 2: MORI Takumi (Hitotsubashi University)

“R.O.C. Economic Diplomacy and the Vietnam War”

Speaker 3: KO-Hang Liao (University of Cambridge)

“Resistance Reimagined: Post-Imperial Taiwan and the White Group, 1945-1952”

Discussant: MATSUDA Yasuhiro (University of Tokyo)

Session 1: Strategy and Policy in Asian Industries

Chair and Discussant: WATANABE Mariko (Gakushuin University)

Speaker 1: OBARA Atsuji (University of Nagasaki)

“Automobile Makers in Southeast Asia : The Case of Chinese automobile Brand”

Speaker 2: SCHULTZ, Franziska (Rikkyo University)

“The 2019 to 2020 Japan-Korea Trade Dispute’s Impact on Japan and Comparative Analysis”

Speaker 3: WEI Di (Doshisha University)

“5G industrial policy and correction of imbalanced development in China”

Discussant: LI Zejian (Osaka Sangyo University)

WATANABE Mariko (Gakushuin University)
HUA Jinling (Keio University)

Session 2: Grass Roots Politics in China

Chair and Discussant: SUZUKI Takashi (Aichi Prefectural University)

Speaker 1: HASHIMOTO Tomohiro (Ph.D student, Tohoku University)

“The Foundation of Government & Party Leadership at Local Level Governance in Urban China: Personnel Management Mechanism of the Resident Committee”

Speaker 2: YAO Qiang (Ph.D student, Kyorin University)

“Informal promotion of cadres in China”

Speaker 3: Aiqi Liu (University of Iowa/University of Tokyo)

“The Money Deluge: Credit Expansion and state-society relations in Manchuria from 1906 to 1932.”

Discussant: SUZUKI Takashi (Aichi Prefectural University)

ICHITANI Kazuo (Chubu University)

Session 3: International Relationships of South Eastern Asia

Chair: KAWAMURA Koichi (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Speaker 1: NAMBA Seitaro (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

“The Background of the People’s Democratic State in Laos: The Plurality of Anti-U.S. Patriotic Forces and the Involvement of the DRV and the PRC.”

Speaker 2: LEE, Byeongcheol (Ph.D student, The University of Tokyo)

“Japan′s Diplomacy toward the Korean Peninsula in the Second Cold War era: Focusing on the Issue of North Korea's Participation in the International Maritime Organization”

Speaker 3: WAKASUGI Minako (Ph.D student, The University of Tokyo)

“The impact of the failure of "Jakarta-Hanoi-Phnom Penh-Beijing -Pyongyang axis" on North Korea′s diplomacy in the middle of the 1960s.”

Discussant: KIKUCHI Yoko (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

MIYAMOTO Satoru (Seigakuin University)
NAKAGAWA Masahiko (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Afternoon Sessions1 (13:00 – 15:00)

Panel 2: The Changing Regional Order in East Asia due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Southeast Asia

Chair: OHBA Mie (Kanagawa University)

Speaker 1: OHBA Mie (Kanagawa University)

“The ASEAN Cooperation under the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis”

Speaker 2: HONNA Jun (Ritsumeikan University)

“Indonesia under the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis”

Discussant: KAWASHIMA Shin (The University of Tokyo)

SHIMIZU Kazufumi (Kyusyu University)

Session 4: Society in China

Chair and Discussant: REN Zhe (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Speaker 1: ZHAI Yalei (Shinshu University)

“Traditional Childbearing Values and Fertility Decisions: A Study of Recent Chinese Data”

Speaker 2: MATSUSHITA Namiko (Nagoya Sangyo University)

“A Survey on the Transition of Study abroad Destination with an Increase of Enrollment Rate of Higher Education in China”

Speaker 3: LI Yajiao (Ochanomizu University)

“The Dispossession of Land Financialization of China: From Nongjiannü to Fuzhainnü”

Speaker 4: ZHANG Yuanshuang (Ph.D student, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

“Gentrification Creates New Urban Spaces: A Cue from Chongqing′s Urban Planning”

Discussant: SAWADA Yukari (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

LI Min (Sinshu University)
MINAMI Yuko (Hitotsubashi University)
REN Zhe (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Session 5: China in Reform and Open Door Policy Era

Chair and Discussant: MASUO Chisako (Kyushu Univresity)

Speaker 1: GU Yang (Ph.D student, Kyushu University)

“Japanese Government Economist and China’s Reforms and Open-Door Policies.”

Speaker 2: YANG Pengchao (Ph.D student, Ritsumeikan University)

“China's Foreign Aid:NEW AID Plan Correcting the Trajectory of Foreign Aid.”

Discussant: MASUO Chisako (Kyushu University)

KADOZAKI Shinya (Kokugakuin University)

Afternoon Session 2 (15:30-18:00)

Plenary Session: Infectious Diseases in Asia: Pandemic in Past and Present

Chair: ICHITANI Kazuo (Chubu University)

Speaker : WAKIMURA Kohei (Osaka University of Economics and Law)

“Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease: Cholera Pandemics and the Issue of Quarantine (1870s-1920s)”

Speaker : IIJIMA Wataru (Aoyama Gakuin University)

“Anti-COVID-19 Campaign in China”

Speaker : SAKATA Shozo (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

“Propaganda Work as Fight against COVID-19 in Vietnam”

Discussant: TAMADA, Yoshifumi (Kyoto University)

KUMAGAI Satoru (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

AWARD Ceremony for JAAS Best Paper 2019 18:00-18:15