【Date】 July 27-28, 2019
【Venue】 Kyoto University, Yoshida Main (Hyakumanben) Campus, Research Building No.2, AA447 (https://www.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/campus_maps/ (Please see Hyakumanben Campus))
【Language】 English

July 27 (Saturday)
Session 1: 11:00 – 12:00
Kazuya Nakamizo (Kyoto University): Welcome Address
Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths, University of London): “Review of the First London Workshop”
Introduction of participants

Lunch: 12:00 – 13:00

Session 2: 13:00 – 15:00
Sanjay Seth (Goldsmiths, University of London): “Denaturalising the Nation-State”
Respondent: Kiichi Fujiwara (University of Tokyo)

David Brenner (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Dan Seng Lawn (Kachinland Research Centre): “Modernity as Conflict: Development, Nationalisms and Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar’s Shrinking Borderlands”
Respondent: Wataru Kusaka (Nagoya University)

15:00 – 15:15: Coffee break

Session 3: 15:15 – 17:15
Rochana Bajpai (SOAS, University of London): “What do descriptive representatives describe? Minority representative claims and the limits of Shape-shifting”
Respondent: Kazuya Nakamizo (Kyoto University)

Kazuya Nakamizo (Kyoto University): “Institutionalizing of Majority Tyranny: Analysis of 2019 Lok Sabha Election in India” (tentative)
Respondent: TBA

18:00 – Workshop Dinner

July 28 (Sunday)
Session 4: 10:00 – 12:00
Michael Buhler (SOAS, University of London): “The diffusion of shari’a law in Indonesia: A study of anti-Ahmadiyah regulations”
Respondent: Nazia Hussain (University of Tokyo)

Humeira Iqtidar (Kings College, London): “Is Tolerance Liberal?”
Respondent: Chiharu Takenaka (Rikkyo University)

Lunch: 12:00 – 13:00

Session 5: 13:00 – 15:00
Roundtable of all participants and any observers from NGOs, government bodies and civil society organizations [TBA]

(funded by the Economic and Social Research Council under the UK-Japan SSH Connections Call, co-sponsored by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Globalization of Majoritarian Democracy: the Comparative Studies of Asia and Africa” (Project code: 18H03624) and KINDAS International Seminar)

【Contact】 Nakamizo(nakamizo [at] asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp)


***We welcome everybody. Please inform your attendance to us in advance by e-mail Nakamizo(nakamizo [at] asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp), Ito(ito [at] asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp), Sakai(s-sakai [at] asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp). ***