ISGI Seminars (~2016)

Dec 7, 2016

The South Asian Labour Diaspora in the Colonial Era: Networks, Trust and Intermediaries

Crispin Bates (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; University of Edinburgh)


Oct 26, 2016

Globalisation before the Age of Exploration

Maximilian Lau (Hitotsubashi University)


Jun 1, 2016

Economic Globalization and Development in Transitional Economies: The case of Vietnam

Nguyen Viet Khoi (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; National University of Vietnam, Hanoi)


Jan 26, 2016

The Move to the Right in Japanese Politics and New Collaboration Structures in Civil Society

Kouichi Nakano (Sophia University, Tokyo)


Dec 16, 2015

People-centered regionalism in East Asia and the role of civil society and social innovation

Vannarith Chheang (University of Leeds, UK)


Dec 10, 2015

Hong Kong Food Heritage: Ecology, Trade Network, and Migration

Sidney C. H. Cheung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)


Nov 18, 2015

Four short stories of development and management… and what they tell us about technocracy

Nidhi Srinivas (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; The New School, New York)


Oct 20, 2015

Biomimicry and Sustainable Future

Saranarat Kanjanavanit (Green World Foundation)


Jul 10, 2015

Statistical Analysis Using R: A Hands-on Workshop

Rentaro Iida (University of Tokyo)


Jul 1, 2015

The evolution of international cooperation

Guillaume Devin (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; Sciences-Po, Paris)


Jun 25, 2015

Learning for Life: Nonformal Education in Pakistan

Chie Ohashi (JICA)


Dec 17, 2014

Why did Ken Takakura Become a Star in Post-Cultural Revolution China?

Yan Ni (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues)


Jul 22, 2014

The Informality of Urban Informal Sector in Indonesian Cities

Raphaella Dewantari DWIANTO (University of Indonesia)


Jun 25, 2014

Contemporary History Coming Full Circle: US Bases in Postwar Japan and Remembering and Recording Music

Shin Aoki (Hitotsubashi University)


Jan 22, 2014

Human Trafficking: Constructing Problems, Inventing Solutions

Petrice Flowers (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; University of Hawai’i at Manoa)


Nov 7, 2013

Global Cities and Local Milieux : The Case of Berlin

Dariuš Zifonun (Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin)


Jul 4, 2013

The Touristification of Ethnic Minorities in the Asia-Pacific Region

Hiroshi Sudo (University of Kitakyushu)


Jul 3, 2013

Civilizing Istanbul: Development, Spectacle, and Protest

Levent Soysal (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; Kadir Has University, Istanbul)


May 23, 2013

The “Okinawa Problem”: A Global and Environmental Perspective

Masami Kawamura (University of the Ryukyus)


Jun 21, 2012

Screening the Invisible: Nuclear Disaster Films

Nicola Liscutin (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues)


Jun 3, 2011

Insistent Narratives, Consistent Voices:Representations of Political Violence and
Memory in Contemporary Sri Lankan Visual Arts

Sasanka Perera (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; Professor, University of Colombo)


Dec 9, 2010

Free and Open Source Software Sustainability and Innovation: Lessons learnt from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sulayman K. Sowe (United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies)


Dec 3, 2010

Pacific Approaches to War, Empire, and Globalization Between the Islands of Japan and Micronesia

Greg Dvorak


Jul 27, 2010

The Economic Impact of South Africa’s 2010 World Cup: Ex Ante Ambitions and Possible Ex Post Realities

Scarlet Cornelissen (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Stellenbosch)


Jun 29, 2010

What Is a Poem? The Event of Women and the Modern Girl as Problems in Global or World History

Tani E. Barlow, (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues; Director, Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University)


Feb 04, 2010

Citizenship and higher education

Katherine Tegtmeyer-Pak (Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Political Science, St Olaf College, US)


Dec 11, 2009

The Muhammad Cartoon Conflict and the Danish Politics of Negative Dialogue

Peter Hervik, Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues


Jul 10, 2009

Man-made: sexual violence and violent sexualities

Ronald Stade (Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Global Issues, Hitotsubashi University; Director, Peace and Conflict Studies, School of International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Malmo University


Jun 19, 2009

Creating community: theatre arts workshop for people with gendered trauma

Susan Vaneta Mason (Professor of Theatre Arts, California State University, Los Angeles)


May 22, 2009

Music crossing borders: Jazz, ethnicity and globalization

Michael Molasky (University of Minnesota)


Nov 05, 2008

The political economy of planning and legacies of the FIFA 2010 World Cup

Scarlett Cornelissen


Sep 12, 2007

From Superpower to Besieged Global Power: Restoring Global Order after the Bush Doctrine’s Failure

Ed Kolodziej


Jun 21, 2007

The Politics of Perspectives: Normative Agendas and Research Methodologies in the Current Global Situation

Ronald Stade


Jun 07, 2007

“The Banality of Good”: The Transnational Normativity of The Good Citizen

Yasemin Soysal


Feb 22, 2007

Gender Studies and Gender Policy in Australian Universities

Vera Mackie


Jan 15, 2007

Business Models for Open Media

Tony Curzon Price


Dec 07, 2006

Human Trafficking, the U.S./Japan perspective

Scott Hansen


Nov 16, 2006

The Commercialization of Ethnicity and Ethnic Culture in Inner Mongolian Urban Development

Li Narangoa


Sep 28, 2006

The Character of Latin

Nicholas Ostler


Jun 20, 2006

New regionalism in Finland and other Nordic countries

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko and Pekka Valkama


Dec 20, 2005

Rape crisis, domestic violence and child abuse in the UK from a practical voluntary sector perspective

Camilla Wills


Sep 13, 2005

Issues in Research on Japanese Colonial History

Li Narangoa


Mar 25, 2005

Macro and Micro Gender Structures:Gender Stratification and Social Networks in Canada and Japan

Bonnie H. Erickson, Kakuko Miyata


Jan 13, 2005

The EU and South Asia: Emerging Economic Perspectives

Mahendra P. Lama


Dec 09, 2004

Stop killing, start surviving

Paul Coleman


Oct 27, 2004

Inkblots: Japan and the Challenge of Bushism

Andrew Dewit


Sep 24, 2004

The evolution of Italian society and sociology during the last fifty years

Mario Toscano


Jul 07, 2004

Social scientists and the mobilization of Japanese science in WW2: Yoshitaro Hirano’s “Ethnopolitical science” and Masao Oka’s “Ethnic research”

Akitoshi Shimizu


Jun 02, 2004

Cultivating Culture in a Cultivating Culture

E. Valentine Daniel


Feb 16, 2004

Locality and Career in the World of Foreign Correspondents

Ulf Hannerz


Feb 16, 2004

Dynamics of Land and Identity in Pacific Asia: ‘Indigenous’ and Attachment to Land

Li Narangoa


Jan 08, 2004

Japan’s Overseas Development Aid Policies: Policymaking and Implementation

Katsuhiko Okazaki


Dec 03, 2003

Nations of intent: the decolonization of Indonesia in comparative perspective

Robert Cribb


Oct 28, 2003

The US War on Terrorism and Implications for Japan

David Leheny


Oct 17, 2003

Issues in the Sri Lankan Peace Process and the Role of NGOs

Jehan Perera


Jun 25, 2003

Global Competition of High-tech Centers with Special View to Asian Nordic Countries

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko


Dec 04, 2002

IT and “English Imperialism”

Jonathan Lewis


Oct 07, 2002

Overcoming Marginalization: The Case Of Germany; Structural Obstacles And Openings To Integration In Strongly Segregated Sectors

György Széll


Jul 03, 2002

The Journals of Carlos Glass, a Mexican Physician who visited Meiji Japan

Guillermo Quartucci


Jun 24, 2002

Theoretical Problems in Comparative Education

Jürgen K. Schriewer


Nov 16, 2001

How many globalizations? Food and History

Sidney W. Mintz


Jun 06, 2001

The Possibilities of Dialogue in Global Society: The Aided, the Aiding, and the Unaided

Naoko Miyaji


May 23, 2001

Multi-diplomacy: A Practitioner’s Report

Masahiro Omura


Jul 26, 2000

Problems Hindering Socio-Economic Development in Southern Africa

Rajan Mathew


Jul 05, 2000

Changes in Voting Behavior during Indonesia’s Reform Periods

Takeshi Ito


May 26, 2000

Rethinking the Politics of the Lived World

Tessa Morris-Suzuki


Apr 21, 2000

The Relationship between Bhuddism and Society: Issues and Possibilities

Bante Kondanya


Mar 23, 2000

Multi-ethnic Coexistence in Central Asian Education

Ejim Abraev


Nov 25, 1999

Musical Expression that Crosses Borders

Levent Aslan


Nov 18, 1999

The Internationalisation of Self Identity

Michael Richardson


Oct 06, 1999

A View from the Frontier

Tessa Morris-Suzuki


Jul 28, 1999

Is Transnational Civil Society Possible?

Surichai Wungaeo


May 26, 1999

Locating the State and Community in Natural Resource Management

Chantana Banpasirichote Wungaeo