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July 12, 2013

Transnationalism, Regional Governance and Autonomy - Bridging New Generations in ASEAN and East Asia

Symposium: Transnationalism, Regional Governance and Autonomy - Bridging New Generations in ASEAN and East Asia, Tokyo, August 1, 2013

The Campus Asia-EAUI Program and the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific
Studies, Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan) will be hosting an
international symposium entitled "Transnationalism, Regional
Governance and Autonomy - Bridging New Generations in ASEAN and East
Asia" on August 1st, 2013. We cordially invite you to participate in
our symposium and also request you to forward this message to your
colleagues who may be interested.

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 webpage:

Schedule: August 1st, 2013 (9:45-17:50)
Venue: 7th Floor, 19th Building, Waseda University, Tokyo,
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@list.waseda.jp.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact us at

Posted by katemw at July 12, 2013 06:45 AM


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