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Agenda and Abstracts

September 15, 2011


13:20
Departure from hotel (accompanied by UNIVIE staff)

14:00-14.30   
Opening Session at UNIVIE Campus, Hof 2, entrance 2.4


PANEL 1: The Future of Higher Education on East Asia: Concepts and Experiences

Moderator: Marie Højlund Roesgaard

14:30-14:45
Sean Golden, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
Do East Asian Studies really exist? (Abstract)
 
14:50-15:05
Tiziana Lippiello, Ca´Foscari University of Venice
East Asian Studies at Ca´Foscari University, Venice: Problems and Perspectives (Abstract)
 
15:10-15:25
Alain-Marc Rieu, ENS Lyon
East Asian Studies and the reconstruction of human and social sciences. The question of Global Studies (Click here for the abstract and paper)

15:30-15:45
Jan Sýkora, Institute of East Asian Studies, Charles University, Prague
Who actually needs East Asian Studies? East Asian Studies at Charles University between tradition and change (Abstract)

15:45-16:15
Coffee break

16:15-16:30
Rudiger Frank, Dept. of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna
Teaching about Regions? The Approach of the MA Program on East Asian Economy and Society in Vienna (Abstract)

16:35-16:50
Stephan Si-Hwan Park, Dept. of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna
Theory is good but experience is better: Harvard's Case Method (Abstract)

16:55-17:15
Werner Pascha, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen
Discussion of Panel 1

from 17:15
Open floor
General debate on Panel 1


September 16, 2011

08:05
Departure from hotel (accompanied by UNIVIE staff)


PANEL 2/1: Western Theory Meets East Asian Reality: Relevance and Applicability
 

Moderator: Jan Sýkora

08:45-09:00
Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard, Asia Research Centre, Copenhagen Business School
Western Transitology and Chinese Reality (Abstract)

09:05-09:20
Harald Conrad, White Rose East Asia Centre, University of Sheffield
Positioning Asia in the Varieties of Capitalism Literature (Abstract)

09:25-09:40
Christian Goebel, Centre for East and South East Asian Studies, Lund University
Bringing the State Back Out? How fashionable development theories can(')t help us understand economic change in East Asia 

09:45-10:00
Jesse Hearns-Branaman, Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds
The political-economy of news media in East Asia: A study of using the Propaganda Model in the People's Republic of China (Click here for the abstract and slides)

10:05-10:25
Roger Greatrex, Centre for East and South East Asian Studies, Lund University
Discussion of Panel 2-1

10:25-10:45
Open floor
General Debate on Panel 2/1

10:45-11:15
Coffee break


PANEL 2/2: Western Theory Meets East Asian Reality: Relevance and Applicability

Moderator: Christian Göbel

11:15-11:30
Miriam Löwensteinova, Charles University, Prague
Western Theory Meets East Asian Reality: Relevance and Applicability (Abstract)

11:35-11:50
Ayo Wahlberg, Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen
Conceptualising the government of life in Asia (Click here for the abstract and slides)

11:55-12:10
Roger Greatrex, Centre for East and South East Asian Studies, Lund University
IPR through the Looking Glass: Western Theory and Eastern Practice (Abstract)

12:15-12:30
Carmen Amado Mendes, Observatory of China
Discussion of Panel 2/2

12:30-12:50
Open floor
General Debate on Panel 2/2

12:50-13:00
Concluding discussion

13:00-14:00
Lunch at the workshop venue (Asian buffet)

14:30-17:00
EAN Business Meeting (upon invitation only)
 
18:00
Departure from Workshop venue to dinner at Heuriger Steinschaden (accompanied by UNIVIE staff)


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