The 4th East Asian Law & Society Conference
Conference Theme: The Role of Law in Bridging Chasms
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DATE: Aug. 4-6, 2015@@VENUE: Waseda University, Tokyo, JAPAN

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Preliminary Program (Subject to Revision)

Abstracts of Papers (PDF file)

Timeframe of the Meeting (Japan Standard Time [=UTC+9])
June 2015 Preliminary Program is Announced.
July 31, 2015 Late Registration ends.
August 1, 2015 Registration with Special Rates starts.
August 3, 2015 Excursion No.1 --- Go to Description
August 4-6, 2015 2015 EALS TOKYO at Waseda
August 7, 2015 Excursion No.2 and No.3 --- Go to Description

Pre-Conference Event (August 3 [Mon.], 2015)
Excursion No.1 to Fuchu Prison --- Go to Description

The 1st Day (August 4 [Tue.], 2015)
09:00 Registration starts.
10:00-10:30 Opening Ceremony (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. MIYAZAWA Setsuo
10:30-10:55 Keynote Speech 1 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. Carroll SERON (Professor, UC Irvine, President of LSA), "The Two Faces of Law and Inequality: From Critique to the Promise of Fixable, Situated Policy" --- BIO
10:55-11:05 Qestion & Answer
11:05-11:30 Keynote Speech 2 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. SATO Iwao (Professor, The University of Tokyo, President of JASL), "Reconsidering the Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution (Renunciation of War) from Socio-legal Perspective" --- BIO
11:30-11:40 Qestion & Answer
11:40-12:05 Keynote Speech 3 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. WANG Tay-Sheng (Professor, National Taiwan University), "Localization of Foreign Laws in Taiwan" --- BIO
12:05-12:15 Question and Answer
12:15-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:25 Keynote Speech 4 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. Johannes CHAN (Professor, University of Hong Kong), "Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law" --- BIO
14:25-14:35 Qestion & Answer
14:35-15:00 Keynote Speech 5 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. ITO Kazuko (Attorney at Law), "Role of Civil Society for Protection of Human Rights in Asia" --- BIO
15:00-15:10 Qestion & Answer
15:10-15:35 Keynote Speech 6 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. SUH Sung (Professor, Ritsumeikan University), "Exploring Human Rights in East Asia" --- BIO
15:35-15:45 Qestion & Answer
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:40 Keynote Speech 7 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof.YANG Hyunah (Professor, Seoul National University), "Legal Feminism in Korea and 'Culture' Question" --- BIO
16:40-16:50 Qestion & Answer
16:50-17:15 Keynote Speech 8 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. SAKAKIBARA Fujiko (Attorney at Law), "Law Suit on Surnames for Married Couples in Japan" --- BIO
17:15-17:25 Qestion & Answer
17:25-17:50 Keynote Speech 9 (with simultaneous translation)
Prof. TAKAGI Yoshitaka (Attorney at Law), "Japanese Postwar Compensation Litigations and Korean and Chinese Postwar Compensation Litigations: Upon International Humanitarian Law" --- BIO
17:50-18:00 Question and Answer
18:30-20:30 Welcome Reception

The 2nd Day (August 5 [Wed.], 2015)
9:00-10:45 Morning Sessions (1)
11:00-12:45 Morning Sessions (2)
12:45-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:00 Afternoon Sessions (1)
16:15-18:00 Afternoon Sessions (2)
18:15-20:00 Evening Sessions

The 3rd Day (August 6 [Thu.], 2015)
9:00-10:45 Morning Sessions (1)
11:00-12:45 Morning Sessions (2)
12:45-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:00 Afternoon Sessions (1)
16:15-18:00 Afternoon Sessions (2)
18:00-18:30 Closing Ceremony
18:30-20:30 Farewell Party

The Post-Conference Events (August 7 (Thu.), 2015)
Excursion No.2 to the Supreme Court of Japan and Japanese Federation of Bar Associations --- Go to Description
Excursion No.3 One-day Trip to Namie-machi Town: A Community Stricken by and Recovering from Tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster --- Waseda University's Earthquake Reconstruction Support Activities --- Go to Description