date October 9 to 11, 2017



Struggles toward sustainable development



Akihisa Mori, Kyoto University
Cord Jakobeit, Universität Hamburg


Venue: Room 5b, 5F, International Science Innovation Building (No. 69 Bldg. on Main Campus Map)


October 10

10:30-10:35 Introduction: Akihisa Mori

Global governance for sustainable development
Chair: Kosuke Mizuno

10:35-11:05 Cord Jakobeit The promise and pitfalls of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for improving the effectiveness of development cooperation
11:05-11:35 Kazuo Matsushita Environmental governance for sustainable development: a comparative study of German and Japanese climate change policy
11:35-12:00 Discussion

Political economy of sustainable development (cases of Indonesia and Malaysia)
Chair: Cord Jakobeit

13:00-13:20 Kosuke Mizuno Land title, peatland fires and sustainable forest management in Indonesia
13:20-13:40 Andreas Ufen The unravelling of bumiputera developmentalism in Malaysia
13:40-14:15 Discussion
14:15-14:30 Break

Sustainable food production and consumption
Chair: Kazuo Matsushita

14:30-14:50 Radhika Mittal Sustainable living: examining media representations of climate-friendly food choices
14:50-15:10 Yuka Mitsunari Innovation for sustainable dairy management in Japan
15:10-15:45 Discussion
15:45-16:00 Break

North-South and South-South cooperation for sustainable development
Chair: Andreas Ufen

16:00-16:20 Akihisa Mori Global tax and multilateral funding for sustainable development
16:20-16:40 Manaíra Assunção South-South cooperation and knowledge exchange: how to evaluate Southern knowledge flows for development?
16:40-17:15 Yasuhiro Ogura Heterogeneous effect of RE-promoting policies on import from BRICS: evidence from export to developing/developed countries
17:15-17:45 Discussion

October 11

Collaboration for future publication
Chair: Cord Jakobeit and Akihisa Mori

9:30-10:15 Wrap-up and roundtable discussion for future publication
10:15-11:00 Discussion on the next steps / preparation for wrap-up