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IER NEWSLETTER Vol. 9 (2016/8/22) 

We are publishing to our related researchers this newsletter for the purpose of providing regular notice of the activities of the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University. While we have provided information through the Institute’s website, we now decide to publish this newsletter as a means of communicating information actively in order to provide more timely notice of the Institute’s activities, so that readers can participate in our activities and have more accurate understandings of their content.

 

     CONTENTS     

 
1. Column: TSURU, Tsuyoshi (Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi Uniersity)
"A Talk about Denmark: A New View"
2. Visitors
3. Seminar Schedule
4. New Publications
 
 

     1. Column     

 

TSURU, Tsuyoshi
(Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
 
A Talk about Denmark: A New View
 
In October 1911, Kanzo Uchimura, an important Christian thinker of the Meiji era (1868–1912), gave a series of interesting talks at the Imai Kan (then in Kashiwagi in north Shinjuku and later moved to Meguro; it is now the Seisho Kodo). The talks were later collected and published as a book, The Greatest Legacy: Talks about Denmark, by Iwanami, one of Japan’s leading publishing houses. Uchimura’s book is rich with insights.
 
Now I would like to follow in Uchimura’s footsteps by writing about my own experiences in Denmark while adding my own insights. Today, under the influence of social media such as Facebook and Instagram, it has become common to post photos with short comments. I too have become a little poisoned by this style, but in this case, I wish to try to express myself solely through the power of words.
 
[You can read the full text from the website below.]
http://www.ier.hit-u.ac.jp/English/pdf/A_Talk_about_Denmark.pdf
 
 

     2. Visitors     

 

[Visiting and Adjunct Faculties]
Katsuo Kogure (Osaka University) 2016/4/2-2017/3/21
Tatsuyoshi Saijo (Kochi University of Technology) 2016/4/2-2017/3/21
 
[Foreign Visiting Faculties]
Yuan Tangjun (Fudan University) 2016/7/22-2016/10/21
Olga Kupets (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) 2016/7/15-2016/10/14
 
[Visiting Scholars]
Markus Heckel (Goethe University Frankfurt) 2016/9/1-2016/10/5
Benjamin David (Paris West University Nanterre La Defense) 2016/8/8-2016/8/21
Naoki Yoshihara (University of Massachusetts Amherst) 2016/7/1- 2016/9/3
Akihito Katsuo (Tamagawa University) 2016/4/1-2017/3/20
Hideki Kamiyama (Teikyo University) 2016/4/1-2016/9/30
Ivan Deseatnicov (JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers) 2015/4/13-2017/4/12
Pei-Hsin Lin (JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers) 2014/11/4-2016/11/3
 
 

     3. Seminar Schedule     

 

Aug 31, 2016, 13:30-
1. Henry Richardson (Georgetown University)
2. Reiko Gotoh (Hitotsubashi University)
 
Sep 2, 2016, 16:30-
Ricard Gil (Johns Hopkins University)
 
Sep 6, 2016, 16:30-
Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University)
 
Sep 9, 2016, 14:40-
Haifeng Qian (University of Iowa)
 
Oct 27, 2016, 16:30-
Dai Zusai (Temple University)
 
Dec 13, 2016, 16:30-
Zheng Song (Michael) (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
 
 

     4. New Publications      

 
 
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