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The 2012 Convention of the Japan Association for Asian Studies (JAAS)
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Date: October 13-14, 2012
Venue: Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University
Access: Kotoen station or Nigawa station, Hankyu Railway Imazu Line
See http://www.kwansei.ac.jp/english/pr/pr_003240.html for details.

All Presentations except for those which have [E] after their titles will be presented in Japanese. [E] indicates that the presentation will be made in English. The original titles in Japanese were translated by the Conference Organizing Committee (COC) of JAAS.

October 13 (Saturday)
Morning Sessions (10:00-12:30)

Panel 1 eCatch-Upf Revisited
Chair: Yukihito SATO (Institute of Developing Economies)
Speaker 1: Hajime SATO (Institute of Developing Economies)
gReconsidering eCatch-Upf: Based on the Study of the Development Process of Asian Iron and Steel Industriesh
Speaker 2: Shingo ITO (Mizuho Research Institute)
gThe Conditions to Overcome the Limitation of eCatching-Upf: The Case of Taiwanese LCD Panel Industryh
Speaker 3: Hiroshi OIKAWA (Kansai University)
gMalaysiafs Catch-Up Industrialization: An Interpretation based on Real Optionsh
Discussants: Nozomu KAWABATA (Tohoku University)/Jun AKABANE (Yokohama City University)

Panel 2 International Relations related to China and Africa
Chair: Yasuhiro MATSUDA (University of Tokyo)
Speaker 1: Hiroko MAEDA (PHP Research Institute)
gChinafs Diplomacy with Africa: Discussions on Aid and Non-interferenceh
Speaker 2: Kentaro YAMAGISHI (Chukyo University)
gIssues on Africa in the United Nations Security Council and Chinah
Discussants: Toyomi ASANO (Chukyo University)/Shino WATANABE (Saitama University)

Session 1 Korean Economy and Japan-Korea Relations
Chair: Yukiko FUKAGAWA (Waseda University)
Speaker 1: Insun KIM (Waseda University)
gThe Development of Korean Chaebols and the Formation of Corporate Imageh
Speaker 2: Youngran JEONG (Waseda University)
gInteractions and Mutual Perceptions between Korea and Japan in the Cultural Sphereh
Speaker 3: Byoungki KIM (Shiga University)
gLocal Industry Development and the Preservation of the Environment by Creating a Regional Economic Zone between Japan and Koreah
Discussant: Satoru OKUDA (Institute of Developing Economies)

Session 2 Social Groups and Local Politics in China
Chair: Yasuyuki MIYAKE (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Speaker 1: Kazuko KOJIMA (Keio University)
gA Study on the Structure of Networks between Social Groups in China: A Study based on the Social Group Survey in China, 2009-2011h
Speaker 2: Mei HUANG (Tsukuba University)
gChanges in the Relationship between the State and the Society in the Governance of Industrial Associations: A Comparative Analysis of the Second Social Group Survey in Chinah
Speaker 3: Mari NAKAOKA (Tokiwa University)
gThe Success of the Election and the Legitimacy of the Rule by the Communist Party: A Case Study of the Direct Election of the Peoplefs Delegates in Beijing, 2011h
Discussant: Shigeto SONODA (University of Tokyo)

Session 3 Finance and Energy in East Asia
Chair: Hideo OHASHI (Senshu University)
Speaker 1: Myongok SEO (Soka University)
gThe Structural Changes of the LNG Market in East Asia Caused by the Development and Increase of Shale Gash
Speaker 2: Itaru OKAMOTO (Bunkyo Gakuin University)
gThe Financial Integration of East Asia and the Democratic Systemh
Discussant: Atsuji OBARA (University of Nagasaki)

October 13 (Saturday)
Afternoon Sessions (14:30-17:30)

Plenary Session I The North Korea Problem and the International Community
Chair: Masao OKONOGI (Kyushu University)
Speaker 1: Shunji HIRAIWA (Kwansei Gakuin University)
gThe Diplomatic Attitude of North Koreafs New Regimeh
Speaker 2: Hajime IZUMI (University of Shizuoka)
gThe North Korea Problem for the United Statesh
Speaker 3: Jiangyong LIU (Tsinghua University)
gThe North Korea Problem for Chinah (preliminary title)
Speaker 4: Masahiko ASADA (Kyoto University)
gNorth Koreafs Nuclear Issue and the United Statesh

Panel 3 South Asia and Islam: Intelligent Network and Peoplefs Movement
Chair: Susumu KOJIMA (Toyo University)
Speaker 1: Yasushi KOSUGI (Kyoto University)
gThe Scope and Agenda of Research Viewed from Islamic World Researchh
Speaker 2: So YAMANE (Osaka University)
gThe Integration of the Outlines of the State and Umma: Muslimfs Discussions on Pakistan and Afghanistanh
Speaker 3: Akio TANABE (Kyoto University)
gModern India and the Islamic World: Representative Politics regarding Segregation and Peoplefs Movements across Nationsh
Discussant: Takashi OISHI (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)

Panel 4 The Political Economy of the Expansion of Oil Palm Plantations in South East Asia: Its Cause, Structure, and Discourse
Chair: Junji NAGATA (University of Tokyo)
Speaker 1: Hideki HAYASHIDA (Doshisha University)
gExport of Palm Oil from Malaysia and Indonesia: The Reason of the Rise of Demand viewed from Export Destinations and the Forms of Refining and Processingh
Speaker 2: Kazuyuki IWASA (Kochi University)
gThe Globalization of Agribusiness and the Structural Changes in the Palm Oil Industryh
Speaker 3: Masaaki OKAMOTO (Kyoto University)
gThe Contradiction between Two Kinds of Justice regarding Oil Palm Plantationsh
Discussant: Hiroyoshi KANO (Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)

October 14 (Sunday)
Morning Sessions (9:00-11:30)

Panel 5 Interactions between Internal Politics and the Diplomacy of China: The Political Process since the End of the Cultural Revolution until Reform
Chair: Chisako MASUO (Kyushu University)
Speaker 1: Masaaki YATSUKA (JSPS)
gThe Political Process during the Latter Half of the Cultural Revolution regarding the Open-door Policy 1971-1975h
Speaker 2: Yanming LI (Ferris University)
gForeign Economic Policy and its Domestic Fundamentals during the Post-Mao Period: The Decision to Build eBaosteelf and the Surge of Imports from Japanh
Speaker 3: Aki MORI (Doshisha University)
gChinafs Security during the Changes in the Oceanic Law Regime: Gradualism and Radicalism in the 1970sh
Discussant: Akio TAKAHARA (University of Tokyo)

Session 4 Asian Finance
Chair: Mariko WATANABE (Institute of Developing Economies)
Speaker 1: Yuko NIKAIDO (Musashi University)
gDeterminants of Access to Institutional Credit for Small Enterprises in Indiah
Speaker 2: Hidenobu OKUDA (Hitotsubashi University)
gThe Management of Major Cambodian Banks and their Challenges: An Analysis of Efficiency and Technological Change Employing the DEA Methodh
Speaker 3: Masaki YAMAGUCHI (Yamagata University)
gRelational Lending in Thailand: The Reason of its Changes and its Functionh
Discussant: Kozo HARIMAYA (Ritsumeikan University)

Session 5 Firms Crossing Borders
Chair: Tetsuya KOMAGATA (Keio University)
Speaker 1: Chikashi KISHIMOTO (International Center for the Study of East Asian Development)
gA Study on the Promotion of Brands by Taiwanese Enterprises Utilizing Chinese Factorsh
Speaker 2: Fujio MIUOKA (Hitotsubashi University)
gSocial Struggle and International Capitalist Rivalry in the Mass Transit Railway Project in Colonial Hong Kongh
Speaker 3: Keiko MORISAWA (Osaka City University)
gInformation and Communication Technology Service Industry and Philippine Economic Development: A Study based on Comprehensive Growth Theory and Global Value Chain Approachh
Discussant: Hirokazu SHIODE (Josai International University)

Session 6 Chinafs Rise
Chair: Liang TANG (Waseda University)
Speaker 1: Tao XU (Member of JAAS)
gEast Asian Perspectives in Modern Chinese Thoughth
Speaker 2: Yun ZHANG (Niigata University)
gReviewing American Intelligentsiafs Perceptions of Chinafs Rise in the Past Two Decadesh [E]
Speaker 3: Takahiro TSUCHIYA (National Defence Academy of Japan)
gThe Control of the Military in China: Viewed from Political and Financial Regimesh
Ikuo KAYAHARA (Professor Emeritus, Takushoku University)

October 14 (Sunday)
Early Afternoon Sessions (12:15-14:45)

Panel 6@Asian Villages Today—Perspectives from Household Surveys
Co-Sponsored by the Kansai Development Micro-economics Study Group
Chair: Kai KAJITANI (Kobe University)
Speaker 1: Kyosuke KURITA (Kwansei Gakuin University)
gAn Analysis of Vulnerability to Poverty in Rural Cambodia—Empirical Analysis based on Household Surveys in Compontom, Cambodiah
Speaker 2: Hisatoshi HOKEN (Institute of Developing Economies)
gShocks on Agricultural Production Caused by Weather Anomalies and Peasantsf Strategy of Dealing with Shocks—Empirical Analysis based on Household Panel Survey in Sichuan Province, Chinah
Speaker 3: Takahiro ITO (Hiroshima University)
gHouseholdsf Investments on Education and the Subjective Value of Education in Rural Indiah
Discussant: Shanping YAN (Doshisha University)
Koji YAMAZAKI (Kobe University)

Panel 7 Thirty Years of Malaysiafs gLook Easth Policy: Review of the Policies and Recommendations
Chair: Takashi KAWABATA (Kyoto University)
Speaker 1: Ayame SUZUKI (Fukuoka Womenfs University)
gThirty Years of Japan-Malaysia Diplomatic Relations: From eLook Eastf Policy to Misperceptionh
Speaker 2: Makoto ANAZAWA (Otaru University of Commerce)
gThe Impact of eLook Eastf Policy on Japan-Malaysia Economic Relationsh
Speaker 3: Kaori SHINOZAKI (Kitakyushu City University)
gCarrier Path under the eNew Economic Policyf and the eLook Eastf Policyh
Discussant: Hiroyuki YAMAMOTO (Kyoto University)

Session 7 The Society of South East and South Asia
Chair: Kosuke MIZUNO (Kyoto University)
Speaker 1: Hiroyuki SETO (Kyoto University)
gMigration of Highland Dwellers in Northern Laos in Relation with Rubber Plantations by Chinese Firms: The Case of Kuva County, Phongsali Provinceh
Speaker 2: Shunsuke SASAKI and Tetsuya ARAKI (University of Tokyo)
gClassification of Scavengers based on the Definition within the Slumsh
Speaker 3: Kazuya WADA (University of Tokyo)
gChanges in the Indian Labor Market and Investments for the Education of Children: The Influence of Social Separationh
Discussant: Midori HINO (Doshisha University)
Yoshifumi USAMI (University of Tokyo)

Session 8 The Transformation of Chinese Economy
Chair: Nobuaki SASAKI (Kansai University)
Speaker 1: Tao XU (Hokkai Gakuen University)
gTectonic Shifts in the State Capital, Private Capital and Foreign Capital in the Chinese Industry, 1998-2007h
Speaker 2: Julaiti REYIMU (Kobe University)
gPeasant Income and Agricultural Structure in Xinjiangh
Discussant: Go YANO (Kyoto University)

Session 9 Asian Politics
Chair: Fumio NAGAI (Osaka City University)
Speaker 1: Yasunobu OKABE (JICA Institute)
gThe Political Origin of International Volunteers: International Comparison with Japanfs Overseas Cooperation Volunteersh
Speaker 2: Ayako TOYAMA (Kyoto University)
gCorruption of Thai Politicians: The Expansion of the Definition of Corruption and Criticisms against Corruptionh
Speaker 3: Go TANAKA (Osaka Kyoiku University)
gThe Formation of a Mongolian Community in Post-war Taiwan and its Political Situationh
Discussant: Toshiya KITAYAMA (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Toyoko YOSHIDA (Kyoto Sangyo University)

October 14 (Sunday)
Late Afternoon Sessions (15:00-17:30)

Plenary Session II The Problem for gCash-Richh Asia
Chair: Tomoharu WASHIO (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Speaker 1: Akira KOSAKA (Kwansei Gakuin University)
gAn Abortive eEast Asian Financial Linkage Modelf?h
Speaker 2: Yasuo SONE (Nihon University)
gChinafs Excess Savings and Outward Investmentsh
Speaker 3: Satoshi SHIMIZU (The Japan Research Institute)
gThe Problem of Asian Financial Sector and Regional Financial Cooperationh
Discussant: Takuji KINKYO (Kobe University)
Fumiharu MIENO (Kyoto University)

International Symposium@What does '1972' mean to the Sino-Japanese relations?
Co-Sponsored by the Contemporary China Research Base, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo
Chair: Seiichiro TAKAGI (The Japan Institute of International Affairs)
Speaker 1: Peng Er LAM (National University of Singapore)
gSino-Japanese relations in the 21st century: A Southeast Asian perspectiveh [E]
Speaker 2: Daqing YANG (George Washington University)
gThe 1972 Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Normalization in Historical Perspectiveh [E]
Speaker 3: Cheng-yi LIN (Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica)
gLingering Territorial Dispute and Taiwan-Japan-China Relationsh [E]
Discussant: Masaya INOUE (Kagawa University)
Takashi SEKIYAMA (Meiji University)
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