Joint Workshop

NTU-UTokyo Joint Workshop for Young Sociologists 2024 “Sociological Exploration of ‘Global Asia’”

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Date and TimeJanuary 19 (Fri), 2024, 9:30 AM - 18:10 PM
VenueMain Conference Room (3rd Floor), IASA, Hongo Campus, University of Tokyo
TitleNTU-UTokyo Joint Workshop for Young Sociologists 2024
“Sociological Exploration of ‘Global Asia’”


Welcoming Address 9:30-9:40 AMProfs. SONODA Shigeto and LIN Kuo-Ming
Session 1: Migration 9:40-11:10 AMChair: Prof. TSENG Yen-Fen (Professor, NTU)

Exploring “Migration Economics” in Contemporary Japan (KAWATO Kentaro)

Chinese Female Marriage Immigrants in Taiwan Caring for Elderly Parents across Borders (WANG Wei-Chun)

From “Qiaopi” to “WeChat Group”: Applying “Social Remittance Theory” to Overseas Chinese in Malaysia and Indonesia (LI Nian)
Session 2: Governance 11:20 AM-12:50 PMChair: Prof. SONODA Shigeto (Professor, UTokyo)

The Intersection between Bio-politics and Emigration Policies: Historical Sociology of Overpopulation Discourse in 1920s Japan (MATSUI Takumi)

Japanese Colonialism and Decolonizing Violence in Taiwan and Korea: A Global Perspective (WE Lung-Ta)

Political Risks and Japanese Companies in China (Marino KOUTSIOURIS)
Lunch 12:50-14:00 PM
Session 3: Education 14:00-16:00 PMChair: Prof. LIN Kuo-Ming (Professor, NTU)

Occupation as a Cognitive Framework for Work: School Teachers’ Occupational Attitudes and their Working Hours (MIWA Takumi)

Family Background and the Choice of Field of Study in Senior High Schools in Taiwan and Japan (CHEN Yu-Tung)

Riding the Tiger of University Rankings: An Institutional Account of Vietnam’s Higher Education (LUONG Anh Nguyet)

Making the Racial State Legible from Within: Pragmatic Resistance to Racial Domination and Transnational Prefigurative Politics among Malaysian Chinese Educators Inside and Outside the Classroom (NG Ke-Liang)
Session 4: State 16:20-17:50 PMChair: Prof. SU Kuo-Hsien (Professor, NTU)

Disaster, Media, and the Underlying Politics in a Globalized Era: Through the Lens of Non-conflict Disasters in the Japanese Context (WU Zihan)

Chinese Mitten Crab Aquaculture: Science and Environmental Change in Socialist China (ZHAO Xinshu)

Boundaries Redefined: A Cross-National Analysis of National Identity and Democracy Resilience (KO Liang-Yu)
Concluding Session 17:50-18:10 PMChairs: Prof. SU Kuo-Hsien and SONODA Shigeto
Reception 18:30 PM- Invitation Only
Organizer:This program is financially supported by GAS Program, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo and Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University.