Sino-Japanese Relations Postgraduate Network Conference

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2-3 June 2011

Room G.03, 20 Cromer Terrace, University of Leeds

WREAC Postgraduate Conference

 

This two day event (2-3 June) is the First Conference of the Sino-Japanese Postgraduate Network.

Anyone interested in knowing more about the conference should contact Dr Caroline Rose, (c.rose@leeds.ac.uk)

Workshop Programme (Draft – subject to change)
 
Thursday June 2nd (Cromer Terrace Room G03)

10.00 Welcome and Introduction
10.30 – 12 noon 2 x presentations of work in progress (30 minutes per paper, with 10-15 minutes Q&A)
Karl Gustaffson, University of Stockholm
‘Narratives and Bilateral Relations: Rethinking the ‘History Issue’ in Sino-Japanese Relations’
Kamila Szczepanska, University of Sheffield
‘Progressive civil society groups and contestation of war memory in Japan (1990-2010)’
12 -1pm Lunch (Cromer Terrace, Boardroom)
1pm – 2.30pm Themed session: Ethics
Ethical issues in research on China - Caroline Fielder, University of Leeds
Ethical issues in research on Japan - Kamila Szczepanska, University of Sheffield
2.30 – 3.00 Break
3.00 – 5.15pm 3 x Presentations of work in progress (30 minutes per paper, with 10-15 minutes Q&A)
Amy King, University of Oxford
'Ideas and Interests: China's foreign policy towards Japan, 1949-1965'
Bjorn Jerden, University of Stockholm
'Rethinking Japan’s China Policy: Japan as an Accommodator in the Rise of China 1978–2010.'
Kai Schulze, University of Duisburg-Essen
"Rising China, Changing Japan: from 'head of flying geese' to 'thought leader'"
6pm Dinner (venue tbc)

Friday June 3rd (Cromer Terrace Room G03)

9.00-11.45 4 x Presentations of work in progress (30 minutes per paper, with 10-15 minutes Q&A). [Coffee and tea will be available during the session.]
Elina Sinkkonen, University of Oxford
'Domestic and International Dimensions in Chinese National Identity Construction during the Era of Hu Jintao, 2002-2012. Rising China, Nationalism and Sino-Japanese Relations.'
Hugo Yu, University of Birmingham
'Dynamics of popular nationalism in China's Japan policy making in post-Cold War era.'
Ed Griffith, University of Leeds
'The response of "China" to Koizumi's Yasukuni visits: Towards an IR-grounded theory of Sino-Japanese relations.'
Sylvie Ladosz, University of Sheffield (tbc)
11.45-12.00 Break
12.00 - 2pm Working Lunch : Themed session on Fieldwork
General fieldwork issues in China and Japan - Karl Gustaffson, University of Stockholm
Using archives - Amy King, University of Oxford
Methodological questions (general discussion).
2-3pm Plenary session: Developing the network, and topics for future meetings
3pm Close
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