January 27, 2021: JARA Webinar: “Quality of Life and Gender Issues: Breaking down barriers and the importance of international collaboration”, January 29, 9:00-11:00 CET

Japan Alumni and Researcher Assembly (JARA) aims to promote networking within the Japan-related research community in Denmark, and to provide a forum for Danish and Japanese researchers, professionals and students to meet, discuss new ideas, and promote Japan-related research and student scholarships.

JARA is co-organized by the Embassy of Japan in Denmark, Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Stockholm Office, JSPS Alumni Club in Denmark (ACD), Tokai University European Center (TUEC), and Tokai University Alumni Association in Denmark.

The JARA academic program has this year been arranged as part of TUEC’s 50th anniversary “Quality of Life” webinar series (seminar #5), and hosted by Tokai University.

Welcome address and scholarship information


09:00-09:05 (17:00-17:05)
Welcome address from TUEC

09:05-09:20 (17:05-17:20)
Opening remarks:
H. E. Ambassador Manabu Miyagawa
Tokai University Vice Chancellor Dr. Naoto Yoshikawa
Director of JSPS Stockholm Office Dr. Tadaharu Tsumoto

09:20-09:30 (17:20-17:30)
Video by JSPS ACD and Scholarship Info from JSPS

09:30-09:40 (17:30-17:40)
MEXT Scholarship and Japan Foundation’s Grant Program Info by Embassy of Japan

09:40-09:50 (17:40-17:50)
Scholarship info from The Matsumae International Foundation

10 minutes break (showing of TUEC anniversary video)

JARA Webinar: “Quality of Life and Gender Issues: Breaking down barriers and the importance of international collaboration”

10:00-10:15 (18:00-18.15)
Presentation by Professor Yuki Tsuji, Tokai University
Gender and Politics in Japan

10:15-10:30 (18:15-18-30)
Presentation by Ms. Catherine Lefebvre, Project Leader at SNYK
Member of Tokai University Alumni Association Denmark
Gender Focus as integrated part of Quality of Life

10:30-10:45 (18:30-18:45)
Presentation by Dr. Gitte Marianne Hansen, Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University
Writing Women in Contemporary Japan – the case of Haruki Murakami

10:45-11:00 (18:45-19:00)
Presentation by Associate Professor Peter Edelberg, University of Copenhagen
Why Study Gender in Denmark – Local Knowledge in a Globalized World

11:00-11:05 (19:00-19:05)
Closing and end of webinar

Host: Tokai UniversityRegister Here

Original Source is here.

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