Border Studies symposium

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Date: 14:30~17:30 – March 30, 2015 (Saturday) Place: IP CITY HOTEL(Nakasu, Hakata ward, Fukuoka) Fee: Free ※Please register in advance Language: Japanese Hosted by: Center for Asia Pacific Future Studies, Kyushu University Co-hosts: Eurasia Unit for Border Research (Japan), Slav-Eurasia Research Center, Hokkaido University With the Cooperation of: Japan Center for Borderlands Studies (NPO), Japan International Border Studies Network Supported by: ANA Sales Co, Ltd. and JR Kyushu Jet Ferry Inc. Fukuoka Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Kyushu Economic Research Center Schedule: 14:30 Introductory Remarks 14:40 “An invitation to border tourism” session “Going to Tsushima and Pusan with ANA and the Beetle” Yasunori HANAMATSU (Kyushu University) “Going to Wakkanai and Sakhalin with ANA and the ferry” Akihiro IWASHITA (Hokkaido University) 16:20 Roundtable and Discussion 17:00 Special Lecture “Connecting Japan’s Borderlands” Koji FURUKAWA (Deputy Director, JIBSN) 17:30 Closing Remarks