2010 Asian Sociology Workshop

1st Meeting on “History of Asian Sociologies:
What are their Characteristics and Uniqueness?”
December 18 (Saturday), 2010

10:30-12:30Session 1: Comparative History of Sociology in AsiaChair: Prof. Tai-lok Lui (Department of Sociology, University of Hong Kong)

Myung Kyu Park(Department of Sociology, Seoul National University)

"History of Korean Sociology"

Shigeto Sonoda(GSII, University of Tokyo)

"Development of Japanese Sociology and Its Asian Connection"

Mau-kui Chang(Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica)

"Constructing the History of Sociology in Taiwan"

13:30-15:30Session 2: Sociological Responses to Social DemandsChair: Chul-Kyoo Kim (Department of Sociology, Korea University)

Ern-Ser Tan(Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore)

"Singapore Sociology: Responding to Nation-building and Professional Demands"

Il Joon Chung(Department of Sociology, Korea University)

"The Rise of Public Sociology in South Korea: Beyond Critical & Policy Sociology"

15:50-17:50Session 3: Contemporary Issues of Asian Sociology Chair: Shigeto Sonoda (GSII, University of Tokyo)

Chunling Li(Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

"Ideological transformation and Research of Social Stratification in China"

Chul-Kyoo Kim(Department of Sociology, Korea University)

"Local Food Movement in South Korea: the Current State and Issues"