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Kwanjeong Japanese Studies Project

Kwanjeong Japanese Studies Project

 On July 24, 2019, the Lee Jong-hwan Education Foundation donated 250 million won for research support to Institute of Japanese Studies at Seoul National University. The Institute is promoting the project under this research fund as a “Kwanjeong Japanese Research Project”. In addition to various research projects, we are conducting programs to nurture the next generation through the hosting of academic conferences, including the official Japanese Research Academic Conferences, and exchange programs with the National Japanese Teachers' Association.
 

A super-Aged Society, Disaster Society Reorganization and Regeneration of the Japanese Living World: Anthropological Study on the Hanshin Area after the Great Earthquake of 1995
 

Introduction This joint research was conducted on the reorganization and regeneration of the Kobe area through the 'Hanshin Awaji Earthquake of 1995' by setting the problem of Japan, which is an unprecedented in human history and the threat of disasters are common. We want to conduct an anthropological study. In and , the area of ​​"welfare" continues to expand, and political and social contention and everyday practice surrounding "welfare" have become the focal point of change in the world of life. This joint study examines the reorganization and regeneration of Japan's local communities and civil society , and aims to illuminate the area of ​​"welfare" as its main driving force. To this end, we will consider the multi-layered changes in the living world, focusing on the agenda of . This is to analyze the trends and prospects of Japanese society and to suggest new implications for modern Japanese research.
Kwon, Sook-in (SNU)

“Foreign workers, care robots, AI: a nursing site as a frontier of multiculturalization”

Co-researcher Park, Seung-hyun (SNU)

“City planning and public housing after the Great Hanshin Earthquake, an anthropological study of the living world”

Ji, Eun-sook(SNU)

"Local movements in the aging society and the rise of female subjects: Focusing on women's gatherings and Osaka's activities for a better aging society"

Owa Mie
[KWANSEI GAKUIN University)

"A study on the support system for nursing homes for the elderly in need of care: AIP and community care, issues of isolation for the elderly and home support"

Yama Yoshiyuki
[KWANSEI GAKUIN University)

"Establishment of the support system for individuals in the event of a disaster based on the community of the super-aged society"

Assitant Kim, Ah-rong SNU GSIS




Kwanjeong Japanese Studies Academic Conferences

Institute for Japanese Studies at Seoul National University is holding a conference for Japanese Studies with the support of the Lee Jong-hwan Education Foundation. In August 2019, the 1st Academic Conference was held on the theme of "Korea-Japan Relations: Beyond Anti-Japanese and Anti-Korean"

  • Theme:  Korea-Japan Relations: Beyond Anti-Japanese and Anti-Korean
  • Date : August 26th, 2019, 14:00-17:30
  • Venue : KFB Bldg. 2nd Floor International Conference Room
The 1st academic conference was held with the presentation of research and panel discussions by professors at the Japan Research Institute, starting with the keynote lecture by Emeritus Professor Wada Haruki of Tokyo University, “Abe's 2nd Cabinet Relations with North Korea”. Professor Nam Ki Jeong presented the research on the theme of 'Agitation and Overcoming of the Korean-Japanese System in 1965,' and Director Kim Hyun-Cheol presented the research on the subject of 'Korea's blessings in disguise Strategy'. And Professor Kim, Hyojin presented on the theme of 'Korea-Japan Internet Response Around Controversy over the Demolition of Girl statue'. Afterward, it was finished with a panel discussion by reporter Yeong-Joon Ye of the JoongAng Ilbo and reporter Gil Yoon-Hyeong of the Hankyoreh newspaper.

Visiting Japanese lecture

When there is a request for special lectures at secondary schools in the country through the National Japanese Teachers Association (JTA), we hold special lectures conducted by professors at this institute around 4-5 times a year. It was held four times in the second half of 2019.

  • 2019년
No.DateSchoolLecturerTheme
1 September 18th, 2019 Michuhol Foreign Language High School Nam, Ki Jeong Korea and Japan: 100 years in the past, 100 years in the future
2 October 18th, 2019 Cheongwon High School Jo, Gwanja Exchange of popular culture between Korea and Japan and friendship between Korea and Japan
3 October 23th, 2019 Incheon Taxation High School Seo, Dong Ju Conversion of Korea-Japan Relations and Re-awareness of Korea-Japan Exchange
4 November 8th, 2019 Incheon Shinhyeon High School Seo, Dong Ju Conversion of Korea-Japan Relations and Re-awareness of Korea-Japan Exchange

A high school student field trip of Institute for Japanese Studies.

A high school student field trip of Institute for Japanese Studies. We are conducting a field trip to Institute for Japanese Studies of Seoul National University for high school students within 5 times a year.

Joint workshop.

A joint workshop is held once a year to promote communication between universities and high schools and mutual understanding. It will be held in February in 2020.



Kwanjeong Japan Review (Click)

Institute for Japanese Studies at Seoul National University has planned to face the common problems of contemporary Korea and Japan and to seek alternatives for future win-win growth. Korea and Japan have many common problems, including political and economic changes due to low birth rates and aging, future uncertainties and diplomatic conflicts in the global society, and increasing social diversity and widening gaps. In this regard, intends to send an analytical column pursuing timeliness and popularity for various issues in Japan and Korea-Japan issues. Through this, we intend to provide a forum for future-oriented public opinion that can critically understand Japanese society and expand the perspective of Korean society.



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