IOS- IASA 4thd Joint Workshop & AsiaBarometer Workshop 2013 "Understanding Changing Faces of Asian Societies"

Date: March 1-2, 2013
Venue: Main Conference Room (3rd Floor), IASA

March 1, 2013 (Fri.)

10:00-10:20Opening Remarks Chair: Prof. Yasushi Oki (Director, IASA)
Prof. Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao (Director, IOS)

13:00-14:20Special Lecture by Professors Chair: Shigeto Sonoda

Chul-kyoo Kim(with Dr. Haejin Lee and Dr. Mima Nishiyama)Korea University

Comparing the Food Citizens in South Korea and Japan

14:20-16:00Session 2: In Search of Cutting Edge Comparative Analysis Chair: Chih-Jou Chen

Shigeto SonodaGSII and IASA

Comparing East Asian Multinationals in China

Vinicius Furuie(With Kyoko Tominaga and Ernesto Cruz)GSII (Ph.D. Student)

Comparing Media Activism in Spain, Germany and Japan: Global Problems and Local Solutions.

16:20-18:00Session 3: Politics and Institutions: AsiaBarometer Workshop (1) Chair: Chul-kyoo Kim

Yudong WangIOS, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Ph.D.Student)

Regime Type and Political Trust: A Quantitative Analysis on 26 Asian-Pacific Societies

Feng TianIOC, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Associate Professor)

Life Satisfaction of Eastern Asian Countries

March 2, 2013 (Sat.)

10:00-11:30Session 4: Cultural Diversity in Asian Contexts: AsiaBrometer Workshop (2) Chair: Wong, Ting-Hong

Eeh Eun SongKorea University (Ph.D. Student)

Health Inequality and Health Promotion: Lessons from Other Countries

11:30-12:00Concluding Session Chair: Prof. Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao
Prof. Shigeto Sonoda

*GSII: Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo
*GSHS: Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, the University of Tokyo
*GSLP: Graduate School of Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo