Seminars

 

2018

 

 

77th Global History Seminar

15:00-18:00    23th  February 2019

Special Meeting room, Machikaneyama-kaikan, Osaka University 

 

Wolfgang Schwentker (Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University)

  

Exploring the Poverty of Others: Kuwata Kumazô, European Labour and Japanese Social Reform, 1895-1925“

 

Kuwata Kumazô (1868-1932) was a conservative social reformer, co-founder of the 社会政策学会. He spent many years in Europe and published various books on the European labor movements, especially in Britain. As an expert for the solution of social problems he contributed to the first Japanese factory law of 1911. During the war he visited Russia and after 1920 he reported from Europe about the revolutions in Germany and Hungary and the rise of Mussolini.

-Closed Workshop-

グローバルヒストリー研究をめぐる意見交換会―総括と今後の展望

12:00-17:00     16h  February 2019

R607 Osaka university, Nakanoshima Center

Masashi Haneda(Vice President,  Tokyo University)et al.

 

76th Global History Seminar

14:00-17:00 11th February 2019

1F · Seminar Room B,  the Faculty of Law,  Osaka University

ResResearch seminar "East Asia and Japan in thest Century: Possibility of History Study

  • 江沛 (Graduate School of Law / Nankai University, China) "Twice Opening in China since 1840: Comparison and Revelation" (Commentator: Graduate School of Letters, Shigeru Akita)

  • 宋志勇 (Graduate School of Law / China / Nankai University) "China and Japan Collaborative History Research and Reconstruction of Japan's Policy toward China in the After Judge" (Commentator: Graduate School of Law, Takeshi Takiguchi)

 

 

75th Global History Seminar

16:30-18:30 9th  January 2019

Shigaku Kyodo Kenkyushitsu, Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

Bozhong Li

    (Chair Professor of Humanities at Peking University, China)

”The End of the Silk Road”

74th Global History Seminar

16:00-18:30 8th  January 2019 

Daikaigi-Shitsu,  Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

 

(1) Mridula Mukherjee
       (Professor of Modern Indian History (Retd.) Centre for Historical Studies
        Jawaharlal Nehru University)

 "Global Implications of the Indian Understanding of and Resistance to Colonialism"

(2) Aditya Mukherjee
       (Professor of Contemporary History Centre for Historical Studies
        Jawaharlal Nehru University)

 "The Great Divergence and the 19th Century World"

 

 

73th Global History Seminar

          (co-organized by The Research Group of Maritime Asian History)
           Organizer Ohashi Atsuko (Nagoya University)

 

16:00-18:00 4th December 2018 

Daikaigi-Shitsu,  Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

Vu Duc Liem

  (Hanoi National University of Education, University of Hamburg)

"State and Society in Early Nineteenth Century Vietnam:  The Quest for a New History "

72th Global History Seminar

16:30-18:30 6th November 2018 

Daikaigi-Shitsu,  Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

A.G. Hopkins

   (Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge and University of Texas, Austin)

 

"Rethinking the American Empire"

 

 

71th Global History Seminar

 

16:30-18:30 13th July 2018

Shigaku Kyodo Kenkyushitsu, Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

Masahiko Yamada

(OTRI Visiting Researcher,  Osaka University  and Kyoto Women's University)

 

Currency and Regional order in the 11th-12th century French Kingdom  ーthe cases of Northern France (in Japanese)

 

 

70th Global History Seminar

 

16:30-18:30 29th June 2018 

Daikaigi-Shitsu,  Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

​Sun Laichen 

(California State University Fullerton, OTRI  Specially Appointed Professor, Osaka University,)

             

​"Vietnamese Guns and Chinese Warfare (1550-1683): A Global Approach"

 

 

 

69th Global History Seminar

 

16:00-18:30 17 May 2018

Nakaniwa Conference room, Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

 

Prof. Alessandro Stanziani  

 (EHESS and CNRS Paris)

 

Before the Great Transformation: small units, labor intensive growth and aristocratic-

bourgeois societies, 18th-19th centuries"

 

 

68th Global History Seminar

HEKKSAGON 2018 Osaka Conference related Workshop

“Global Perspectives on the History of Europe and Asia”

Date:   12th April 2018 (Thursday) 9:00—17:00

 

Venue:  Convention Center, Meeting Room 1 (1F),

Osaka University (Suita campus) 

 https://facility.icho.osaka-u.ac.jp/convention/map.html

 

・The Early Modern World from Global Perspectives

       Chair: Shigeru Akita (Osaka University)  9:00-11:30

(1) Nikolas Jaspert (University of Heidelberg)

Conversions to Islam in the Medieval Mediterranean

 

(2) Dominic Sachsenmeier (Goettingen University)

 Between Hegemonies. Global Perspectives on 17th-Century Chinese Catholicism"

 

(3) Daisuke Furuya (Osaka University)

Japan as Mirror: The conglomerate features of Swedish monarchy from the view of Swedish experience in Japan

 

Comment: Kojiro Taguchi (Osaka University)

 

           Lunch  (11:30-12:30 at Ichou-Kaikan)

・The Twentieth-Century Transformation of the International Order of Asia in the 1930s-1950s

       

Chair: Harald Fuess (University of Heidelberg) 13:00-17:00 (including tea)

(1) Takuma Melber(University of Heidelberg)

“Asia and Europe under Japanese and German occupation in World War II – a short comparison”

 

(2) Hiroaki Adachi (Tohoku University)

The Greater East Asia Land Development Program and the Construction in Wartime Japan of East and Southeast Asian Economic Zone

 

(3) Yasuko-Hassall-Kobayashi (Osaka University)

We need a command of Japanese! - Flows of knowledge between Japan and Australia during WWII

 

(4) Tatsushi Fujihara (Kyoto University)

Rice Varieties Developed in the Japanese Empire 1930s-1950s

 

Comment: Christopher Craig (Tohoku University)

     Steven Ivings (Kyoto University)  

 

Organized by Graduate School of Letters and Global History Division, Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiative (OTRI), Osaka University

    

 

 

 

67th Global History Seminar

 

15:00-18:00    9 March  2018  

Nakaniwa Conference room, Graduate School of letters, Osaka University

(1)Prof. Dane Kennedy (George Washington University, US)

 

         “Mobility, Cross-Cultural Networks, and the Struggle for Postcolonial Sovereignty”

 

​(2)Prof. Bala Chandran

           (Genēve Institute for International Relations and Development, Switzerland)

 

         “History's global turn: perspectives from rim and region”

 

66th Global History Seminar

​19 January 2018
Special Meeting room, Machikaneyama-kaikan, Osaka University
Toyonaka-campus, Japan (building no. 80 in the campus map)

 

Osaka-NTU Global History Workshop & Preparation for Book Publication: 

“Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives”

 

 

 

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