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July 05, 2013

[SSJ: 8152] August 1: "Transnationalism, Regional Governance and Autonomy" Symposium at Waseda

From: Farrer Gracia
Date: 2013/07/05

Dear Colleagues:

The Campus Asia-EAUI Program and the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University will be hosting an international symposium entitled "Transnationalism, Regional Governance and Autonomy - Bridging New Generations in ASEAN and East Asia" on August 1rst, 2013. We cordially invite you to participate in our symposium.

The symposium will consist of two parts. In the morning we will invite Professor Dr. Komaruddin Hidayat, the Rector of Jakarta Islamic State University in Indonesia to deliver the Keynote Speech. Professor Hidayat is a well-known and world-renowned Muslim scholar and intellectual who works on issues of cultural pluralism and inter-religious dialogue, and his Keynote Speech will address the importance of cultivating the next generation of human resources by facilitating communication based on respect for diversity. In the afternoon, we will have two workshop sessions, where distinguished scholars from ASEAN and East Asian countries will discuss key themes for building cooperation and friendship in Asia, including issues such as transnational civil society and soft power diplomacy.

This symposium will be held to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation with a generous support from the Japan Foundation.
It will also be held as a part of the Campus Asia-EAUI Program which is jointly run by universities in Japan (Waseda University), Singapore (Nanyang Technological University), Thailand (Thammasat University), Korea (Korea University) and China (Peking University). The Campus Asia-EAUI Program aims to cultivate the next generation of leaders, scholars, and professionals who will be armed with a high level of expertise and a deep understanding of the diversity in Asia.

The basic information about the event is provided below. For further details, check the following

Schedule: August 1st, 2013 (9:45-17:50)
Venue: 7th Floor, 19th Building, Waseda
Host: Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies & Campus Asia-EAUI Program, Waseda University
Support: Japan Foundation
Language: English
Note: Advance registration is required for attending the symposium. To register, send your full name and affiliation to campus-asia[at]list.waseda.jp.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact us at campus-asia[at]list.waseda.jp.

Campus Asia-EAUI Program Office
Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies Waseda University
Tel: +81-3-5286-2755 Fax: +81-3-5772-4533
URL: http://www.waseda.jp/gsaps/eaui/index_en.html

Approved by ssjmod at July 5, 2013 11:06 AM