Tobunken-ASNET workshop "Nonviolence as a Strategy, Nonviolence in the Future"

You are cordially invited to our international workshop on Nonviolence.

Date & Time:Saturday, 17 November, 2018 13:30-17:30

Venue:Main Conference Room, 3rd floor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo



  Moderator: Kei Takahashi (JSPS/ Sophia University)
1:30 Opening Remarks Prof. Hidemitsu Kuroki (The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, TUFS)
1:40 Rationale of Workshop Emi Goto (The University of Tokyo)
1:50 Part 1: Nonviolence as a Strategy
Maki Taniguchi (The University of Shiga Prefecture)
"Gene Sharp, an Advocate for Strategic Nonviolent Action"
Mohammed Moussa (Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University)
"Jawdat Said and the End of Nonviolence: Disobedience, the State and People Power"
Junko Toriyama (Ritsumeikan University)
"Femininity or anti-machoism: revisiting women’s roles in nonviolence"
2:50 Q&A for first session
3:20 Coffee Break
3:40 Part 2: Nonviolence in the Future
Prof. Kei Nemoto (Sophia University)
"Aung San Suu Kyi’s Non-violent strategy in the struggle for democracy in Burma (Myanmar)"
Prof. Chibli Mallat (University of Utah, Mallat Law Offices)
"Women, Religion, Law in the Future of Nonviolence: Responses and discussion beyond “Philosophy of Nonviolence" (OUP 2015)
4:40 Q&A and Discussion
5:20 Closing Remarks Prof. Eiji Nagasawa(The University of Tokyo)


Organizers: Grants-in-aid for Research/Basic Research A: Towards the construction of ‘Islam & Gender Studies’: Building foundations for comprehensive discussion on gender justice and Islam (Project Leader, Eiji Nagasawa, the University of Tokyo)
   Sophia University and Waseda University, Inter-University Collaborative Research Project: Histories and Current Circumstances of Interreligious Relations in Asia and Africa

Co-organizers: The University of Tokyo, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA) , Network for Education and Study on Asia (ASNET), The University of Tokyo Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists: Intellectuals in the Modern Muslim Societies and Logics and Practices of “Exclusion” (Project Leader, Emi Goto, the University of Tokyo)

その他: No registration required, free admission