【FINDAS】 International Workshop 2014 ’Untouchability‘ in India and Japan: Labour and Space”

【Date】31st May (Sat.), 2014



Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Fuchu Campus),
Agora Global, Prometheus Hall
(access: http://www.tufs.ac.jp/access/)

Opening Address 10:30-10:35
Kodai KONISHI (Research Fellow of FINDAS)

Keynote Speech 10:35-10:45

Toshie AWAYA (Director of FINDAS)

Chair: Riho ISAKA (The University of Tokyo)

1. Miwako SHIGA (Sensyu University) 10:45-11:30
Human Rights Depending on the Goodwill of the Majority? :
Prohibition of Forcible Conversion Act and Dalit Struggle at the ‘Public’ Sphere

2. Shahana BHATTACHARYA (Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, India) 11:30-12:15
‘Untouchable’ Leather and ‘Suitable’ Labour:
Stigma, Caste and Work in the Leather Industry in Late Colonial India

Lunch 12:15-13:30

3. Tsutomu TOMOTSUNE (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) 13:30-14:15
Domination with Discriminatory Integration:
Multilayered Subcontracting System and Buraku's Strategy

4. Ramnarayan RAWAT (University of Delaware, USA) 14:15-15:00
Spatial and Occupational Exclusion:
A Comparative History of Untouchability in India and Japan

Tea Break 15:00-15:20

Comments: 15:20-16:00
Takashi SHINODA (Daito Bunka University)
Kiyonobu HIROOKA (Osaka University of Tourism)

General Discussion 16:00-17:20

Closing Remarks 17:20-17:30
Riho ISAKA (The University of Tokyo)

Reception 18:00- 19:30

Kodai Konishi, Ph. D.
Research Fellow,
Center for Contemporary India Area Studies,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
3-11-1, Asahi-cho, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan (183-8534)
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