1 April 2016 – Golunov and Boyle on Asian Borders Globalized panel at AAS Annual Meeting

Serghei Golunov (KUBS Research Associate and Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) will be presenting and Edward Boyle (KUBS Research Associate and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) chairing a session at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting on 31 March – 3 April in Seattle, Washington.

http://www.asian-studies.org/Conferences/AAS

The session is entitled “Asian Borders Globalized: Towards the Institutionalization of an Emerging Field” and will take place from 12:45 to 2:45pm in Room 212 on the 2nd Floor of the Washington State Convention Center.

31 March 2016 – Edward Boyle at the AAG Annual Conference

Edward Boyle (KUBS Research Associate and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) to give a paper at the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference.

http://www.aag.org/cs/annualmeeting

His paper is part of Borders and Sovereignty Session II, held from 10:00 AM – 11:40 AM in Franciscan A, Hilton Hotel, Ballroom Level. For details of the rest of the session, please see below:

http://meridian.aag.org/callforpapers/program/SessionDetail.cfm?SessionID=25091

Redesigning Asia Pacific Future Studies at Kyushu University

Redesigning Asia Pacific Future Studies at Kyushu University

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Principle Organizer : Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies (CAFS) In cooperation with: Kyushu Economic Research Association, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Human-Environment Studies, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University Supervised by: Takatoshi Matsubara (CAFS, Kyushu University) Transnational Perspectives on the Asia, the Pacific and Beyond: Gender, Conflicts, and Social Transformations Date : February 21, 2016 9:30-17:00 Place : ACROS Fukuoka Language : English and Japanese, with simultaneous translation 9:30- 9:35 Opening Ceremony Opening Remark : Reiko Aoki (Executive Vice President, Kyushu University) 9:35-10:30 Keynote Speeches Speaker : Karen Eggleston (Stanford University) Title: Economic Challenges from the “New” Demographic Transition Speaker : Akihiko Takagi (Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University) Title: Border Studies: Old and New Theme in Political Geography 10:30-12:00 Session 1 :Re-bordering Northeast Asia: Security, Energy and Communications Coordinator: Chisako T. Masuo (Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University) Moderator: Akihiro Iwashita (CAFS, Kyushu University) Chisako T. Masuo Paper: Changing Dynamism in East Asian International Relations : Can Communication Save us from crisis? Christopher Len (National University of Singapore) Paper: China’s Regional Peripheral Diplomacy Alexander Bukh (Victoria University of Wellington) Paper: Territorial Disputes in Northeast Asia: Identity and Ontological Security Commentators: David Wolff (Hokkaido University) Yoo mi Kim (Seoul National University) 13:30-15:10 Session 2 :Migration and Gender in East Asia Coordinator: Reiko Ogawa (Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University) Moderator: Reiko Ogawa Yeun hee Kim (Daegu University) Paper: North Korean Migrants in Perpetual Motion Akwi Seo (Fukuoka Women’s University) Paper: Migrant Women and Transnational Feminism in East Asia Lih-Rong Wang (National Taiwan University) Paper: Migrant Care Workers’ Wellbeing from Social Inclusion Perspectives Commentator: Naomi Chi (Hokkaido University) 15:30-17:00 Session 3 :Space, Territoriality and International Relations Coordinator: Akihiko Takagi Moderator: Takafumi Yamasaki (Osaka City University) Byung yeon Kim (Seoul National University) Paper: Do Institutions Affect Social Preferences?: Evidence from Divided Korea Reece Jones (University of Hawaii) Paper: The Violence of Borders Colin Flint (Utah State University) Paper: Something New, Something Old: The Emerging Territoriality of China’s One Belt One Road Project 17:00- Closing Speeches Closing Remarks: Myung koo Kang (Seoul National University) Naoki Kumano (Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) Closing Address: Akihiro Iwashita

18 March 2016 – Serghei Golunov at the Urban Affairs Association Conference

Serghei Golunov (KUBS Research Associate and Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) will give a paper at the 46th Urban Affairs Association Conference, to be held in San Diego, California on March 16 – 19, 2016. See: http://urbanaffairsassociation.org/conferences/ His paper on “The Other in Cities of the Japan-Russia Borderland: Order vs Deviance, Legality vs Illegality, and Inclusion vs Exclusion” will be part of FR3.40.02 Urban Change and Spatial Transformation in Four Asian Cities, from 3:40 – 5:05pm. See his report at http://cafs.kyushu-u.ac.jp/borders/reports/project_reports/639.html

17 March 2016 – CAFS Border Studies Spring Workshop

The Border Studies Module at the Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies will hold its last event of the year, “The CAFS Border Studies Spring Workshop – A fresh glance at Asian Borders”.

Please see our Events page for details: [Link to page in Events]

07 March 2016 – KUBS Researchers in New Zealand

Serghei Golunov (KUBS Research Associate and Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) and Edward Boyle (KUBS Research Associate and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University) to give papers at BORDER STUDIES DOWN UNDER: Workshop on Borders and Non-State/Sub-state Actors, to be held on March 7-8 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Details of the event and abstracts are available here:
https://www.academia.edu/22622844/BORDER_STUDIES_DOWN_UNDER_Workshop_on_Borders_and_Non-State_Sub-state_Actors

Some photos of the event are below:

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