Schedule

All presentations will be in the Honkan Building

 

Saturday 4th, Dec.


Registration

8.45 - 9.30


Opening Remarks

(9.30 - 9.45)

Rab Paterson, Conference organiser for 2010, ICU

Room 262


Keynote Presentation

(9.45 - 10.45)

Columba Peoples, University of Bristol

‘Space for Peaceful Purposes: Japan’s Space Policy in a Global Context’

Room 262

Room Number

& General Theme

Session 1

(11.00 - 12.30)

Paper Presentation Titles








Gender - Room 260 Albie Sharpe, Ritsumeikan University
(30 mins)
The Gender Imperative - Public Health and Patriarchy: Militarism and Gender as Determinants of Health Insecurity 30mins
Ronni Alexander, Kobe University
(30 mins)
Militarizing Memories: The Biopolitics of women’s memories of WWII
Michele W. Milner, University of Central Lancashire
(30 mins)
Security Discourses: A Gender Perspective
Peace & Media - Room 262 Michiko Muroi, Seisen Jogakuin College
(30 mins)
Sabona Method of Conflict Transformation
Philip M. Adamek, Kagoshima University
(30 mins)
The Anti-imperialist Mark Twain in Today's Japan
Mara Duer, ICU
(30 mins)
Al Jazeera: a Satellite in the Middle East?



Room Number

& General Theme

Session 2

(1.30 - 3.00)

Paper Presentation Titles
Media - Room 252 Asuka Tomaru, Bunkyo Gakuin University
(20 mins)
Japanese News Media Reporting on Labour Immigration
Sally McLaren, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts
(20 mins)
International Media Representations of Japanese Whaling
Jennifer Yphantides, Kanda University of International Studies
(20 mins)
Teaching Media Literacy by Examining Representations of the War on Terror
Tomoyuki Tajima, FCT Japan Media Literacy Research Institute
(20 mins)
Reading TV News with Young People in the Media Literacy Classroom: An Analysis of News Coverage of Coming of Age Day
Critical Thinking & Global Studies - Room 260 John Spiri
(30 mins)
Thinking Critically about Global Issues
Darrell Moen, Shibaura Institute of Technology
(60 mins)
Taking Advantage of Windows of Opportunity: Providing Dissident and Critical Analyses to University Students to Awaken their Political Consciousness


Trade Issues - Room 262 Anthony Torbert, Kobe Gakuin University
(45 mins)
Sweets for my Sweet, Sugar for my Honey: The Sugar Industry and Trade Protectionism
Sarah Houghton, ICU
(45 mins)
Conflict Prevention, Agricultural Trade Policy and Intersecting Inequalities


Room Number

& General Theme

Session 3

(3.15 - 4.45)

Paper Presentation Titles
Media - Room 252

Debito Arudou, Hokkaido Information University
(60 mins)
Propaganda in Japan’s Media: Manufacturing Consent for National Goals at the Expense of non-Japanese Residents
9-11, Peace & Security - Room 260 David McIntosh, Article 9 and 9/11 Truth Activist
(60 mins)
State Crimes Against Democracy:  False flags from Troy to Toronto G20
Ken Kageyama, ICU
(30 mins)
Identifying Islamophobia: An examination of U.S. Policy and Propaganda
Japan Issues - Room 262 Dang Thi Ngoc Tu, Osaka University
(30 mins)
Japan and the Death Penalty
Miho Sukizono, ICU
(30 mins)
Japan’s Aging Approach to Peace in an Aging Country
Jacoba Akazawa, Kyoto Sangyo University
(30 mins)
Unveiling the Past: Japan and WWII
Human Security - Room 213 Giorgio Shani, ICU
(45 mins)
Business as Usual? Human Security After the Global Financial Crisis
Patrick Hein
(45 mins)
Human Security in East Asia


5.00 - 6.30

Reception - Alumni House

Buffet and Drinks


6.30 - Onwards

Nijikai (2nd Social Event - Ad Hoc Socialising in Kichijoji - only a short trip from ICU)



Sunday 5th, Dec.

Room Number

& General Theme

Session 1

(10.00 - 12.00)

Paper Presentation Titles
Militarism  & Peace - Room 213 John Esposito, Chukyo University
(30 mins)
A Disarming Idea: Full Spectrum Synthesis
Yasushi Miyazaki,
Independent Scholar
(30 mins)
Militarization at university campuses and impediments to inclusion: Targeting the disabled
Kazuya Asakawa,  Tokai Gakuen University
(30 mins)
International Trends in Peace Education


Peace Studies - Room 252 Gerry Yokota, Osaka University (30 mins) Rhetorical Literacy and Conflict Resolution: Fostering a Culture of Respect






Israel / Palestine - Room 260 Yuri Haasz, ICU
(60 mins)
Post-Zionist Critique of Identity Change Initiatives as Pathways to Peace
Moshe Levy, Ariel University Center
(30 mins)
Teaching Critical Theories in a Conflicted Society: Evidence from the Israeli Classroom
Tina Ottman, Kyoto University
(30 mins)
Discourse change in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Peace - Room 262 Yanghee Kang, ICU
(30 mins)
Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs): A Threat to Peace
Katharine Mote, ICU
(30 mins)
Democracy & Peace Building
Kip Cates, Tottori University (60 mins Workshop) Classroom Activities for Teaching about Human Rights




Room Number

& General Theme

Session 2

(1.00 - 3.00)

Paper Presentation Titles
Media - Room 262



Ayumu Yoneyama, ICU
(30 mins)
The Vietnam War in Film: A Critical Analysis of the Films and their Effects
Rab Paterson, ICU
(60 mins)
The Media and the Iraq Wars
Teaching - Room 260 Sarah Houghton, ICU
(60 mins workshop)
Gender Mainstreaming in Peace Studies and Activism, Workshop
Jeffrey Carter, Tokai University
(30 mins)
International Studies:  Courses for Peace and Global Awareness


Pacifism & Nationalism - Room 213 Kip Cates, Tottori University
(60 mins)
Saying No to Nationalism and War: The Story of Garry Davis
William Ashbaugh, Doshisha University & Shintaro Mizushima
(60 mins)
Mobile Suit Gundam 00:  Science Fiction Animation Pushes Pacifism in Japan and the United States



Room Number Conference Roundup (3.15 - 4.00)
Room 262 Discussion for next year’s PGL in 2011 All attendees and ideas welcome
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