International Symposium "Diversity of the Meaning of Being 'Single' in the Global Societies: Drastic Changes of the Way of Life, Human Relations, and Kinship"

12th&13th, December 2015

Date&Time 12 December 2015 (Sat.) 10:30 ‐ 17:05
13 December 2015 (Sun.) 10:30 ‐ 15:45
Venue Room 304 (Multimedia Conference Room), ILCAA
(Asahicho 3-11-1, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo, 183-8534)
Program 12 December
1) 10:30~10:45 Wakana SHIINO (ILCAA, TUFS)
Opening Remarks and Introduction
2) 10:45~11:35 Kiyoshi TADOKORO (Akita University)
“Men of "mote-nai" in Papua New Guinea: A case study of applying a Japanese concept relating to "single" into Melanesian ethnography.”
3) 11:35~12:25 Anurita JALAN (University of Delihi)
“Being Single In Urban India: Living against norms”
4) 12:25~13:30 Lunch
5) 13:30~14:20 Meenakshi THAPAN (University of Delihi)
“Being 'single' and 'alone' : Tibetan Youth in Exile in India.”
6) 14:20~15:10 Akiko KUNIHIRO (Gunma Prefectural Women's University)
“The Plural Form of Lives of Hijras, Unmarried Hindu Goddess Devotees.”
7) 15:10~15:25 Coffee Break
8) 15:25~16:15 Attracta BROWNLEE (National University of Ireland)
“Being Single in Ireland: Changing Historical, Social and Moral Perceptions”.
9) 16:15~17:05 Taeko UESUGI (Senshu University)
“Masculinity of Single/Married Soldiers: The Cases of British Soldiers in Colonial India in the 19th Century.”
13 December
1) 10:30~11:20 Namie TSUJIGAMI (The University of Tokyo)
“Being Single in Saudi Arabia.”
2) 11:20~12:10 Wakana SHIINO (ILCAA, TUFS)
“'Single' people's life and Strategy in Both Village and City in Kenya : A Mutually Complementary Relationship?”
3) 12:10~13:20 Lunch
4) 13:20~14:10 Christine MBABAZI MPYANGU (Makerere University)
“Living Positively Single in an African Cultural Context ? the Story of Formerly Abducted Young Women in Northern Uganda.”
5) 14:10~15:00 Gordon AINEBYONA (Makerere University)
“Never Easy: the Dilemma of a Single Father Parenting Alone in Contemporary Uganda.”
6) 15:00~15:45 All members
Language: English
Admission: Free
No registration is required.
For more details, please refer to the poster. ↓

Organized by ILCAA
Jointly sponsored by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research:Research Project Number:25284176 (Principal Investigator: Masakazu TANAKA(Kyoto University)), Nonprofit Organization FENICS
We look forward to your attendance.