In conjunction with the establishment new joint degree master programme in Transcultural Studies, the Graduate School of Letters of Kyoto University invites students from the six HeKKSaGOn institutions to participate in a spring school for advanced MA students and doctoral candidates. The spring school seeks offers students the opportunity to engage the perspective of transculturality by studying with experts who have established this field of inquiry.
|Program:||April 15–April 21, 2018|
|Venue:||Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University|
|Costs:||Costs such as flights, meals and field work is at participants’ own expense.|
|Accommodation:||The accommodation is provided by Kyoto University.|
|Eligibility:||Master’s students and Ph.D. students of HeKKSaGOn Universities
We also welcome applicants from other universities within Japan.
|Application Deadline:||December 20, 2017|
Preliminary Program (TBC)
|April 15||(Sun)||Relocation from Osaka to Kyoto; Program briefing at Hotel|
|April 16||(Mon)||Welcome, Introductory Lecture, Reception|
|April 17||(Tue)||Theoretical Lectures, Group Workshops|
|April 18||(Wed)||Group Field Research|
|April 19||(Thu)||Field Research Wrap-up, Application of transcultural theories|
|April 20||(Fri)||Group Presentations, Discussion|
|April 21||(Sat)||School Wrap-up and Closing Ceremony|
Field Research may include Buraku historical feudal outcast community and its development, and establishment of modern Kyoto including the historical legacies of its darker side.
|Call for Applications||Application Form|