Opening address

Emeritus Professor Yoshio Sugimoto

'Can Japanese studies be multicultural?' [PDF 124KB]
School of Social Sciences and Communications, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, La Trobe University 

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Keynote speakers

Professor Bu Ping

Transnational East Asian Perspectives on East Asian history: collaborative projects to write history textbooks (China, Japan and South Korea) [PDF 48KB]
Director of the Institute of Modern History
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, PRC

Professor Eiji Oguma

日本研究の歴史と未来 [PDF 52KB]
Graduate School of Media and Governance/Faculty of Policy Management
Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

Professor Polly Szatrowski

Combining Japanese and Western linguistic scholarship:  Rethinking "think" and other modal/ evidential forms used in Japanese and English taster lunch conversations [PDF 123KB]
University of Minnesota
Institute of Linguistics, USA

Associate Professor Thang Leng Leng

'Is the development of Japanese Studies with a South--East Asian perspective possible?' [PDF 64KB]
Department of Japanese Studies
National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Dinner speaker

The Hon. Jenny Macklin, MP

The Shadow Minister of Disability Reform and Shadow Minister for Families and Payments. Member of the Australian House of Representatives since 1996.

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