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War & Violence in Religion: Responses from the Monotheistic World

Date: 2004/02/20
2004/02/21
Place: Doshisha University Imadegawa Campus, Westin Miyako Hotel Kyoto
As participants in this international workshop we have invited ten scholars and fifteen postgraduate students from the Middle East, Southeast Asia, the EU, and the United States of America. This workshop consists of four sessions whose respective themes are:
Lecture (Open for the public)
Symposium "War and Violence in Religion" [Details]
Workshop
War/Violence and Islam [Details]
War/Violence and Christianity [Details]
Toward Peace after 9/11 [Details]
We would like to invite the general public to the first session as an �open symposium to deepen the discussions. The other three sessions are limited to scholars and researchers, and as such they should produce academically high-quality results.
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Session 1 Symposium "War and Violence in Religion"
Date Friday, February 20, 2004 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Place Doshisha University Imadegawa Campus
Name (Position)
Chairmanship Katsuhiro Kohara (Associate Professor, School of Theology)
Panelist
* Mark Juergensmeyer
(Professor, University of California at Santa Barbara)
* Salah al-Deen Kuftaro
(The Shaikh Ahmad Kuftaro Foundation)
* Akira Usuki
(Professor, The Japan Center for Area Studies)
Commentator
* Barbara B. Zikmund
(Professor, Graduate School of American Studies)
* Yoshiyugi Sawai
(Professor, Faculty of Human Studies, Tenri University)
PAGETOP

Session 2 War/Violence and Islam
Date Friday, February 20, 2004 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
Place Westin Miyako Hotel Kyoto
Name (Position)
Chairmanship Kazuko Shiojiri
(Assistant Professor, Tsukuba University, Comparative Philosophy)
Speaker
* M. Din Syamsuddin
(Secretary General, Indonesia Council of Ulama)
* Ashraf Borujerdi
(Deputy Secretary, Iranian Interior Ministry)
* Ko Nakata
(Professor, School of Theology, Doshisya University)
Commentator
*Jesper Svartvik
(Lund University, Center for Theology and Religious Studies)
*Hashim Shahrir
(RISEAP: Religional Islamic Dawah Council of Southeast Asia and the Pacific))
*Kenji Tomita
(Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha University)
*Akira Echigoya
(Professor, School of Theology, Doshisha Universitty)
PAGETOP

Session 3 War/Violence and Christianity
Date Saturday, February 21, 2004 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Place Westin Miyako Hotel Kyoto
Name (Position)
Chairmanship Koichi Mori (Director, CISMOR)
Speaker
*J. T. Johnson
(Professor, Rutgers University)
*Ursula King
(Professors emeritus, University of Bristol)
*Katsuhiro Kohara
(Associate Professor, School of Theology)
Commentator
*Nurit Novis-Deutsch
(Researcher, Hebrew University)
*Ibrahim M. Zein
(Associate Professor, International Islamic University Malaysia)
*Tomoaki Fukai
(Associate Professor, Seigakuin University)
*Takuji Tahara
(Staff writer, The Tokyo Shimbun, Special news section)
PAGETOP

Session 4 Toward Peace after 9/11
Date Saturday, February 21, 2004 2:30 pm-5:30 pm
Place Westin Miyako Hotel Kyoto
Name (Position)
Chairmanship Masahiro Hosoya (Professor, Graduate School of American Studies)
Speaker
*Hassan Hanafi
(Professor, Cairo University, Faculty of Literature, Philosophy Department)
*Ilan B. Pappe
(Lecturer, University of Haifa)
*Koichi Mori
(Director, CISMOR)
Commentator
*Salahddin Kuftaro
(The Shaikh Ahmad Kuftaro Foundation)
*Mark Juergensmeyer
(Professor, University of California at Santa Barbara)
*Koji Murata
(Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Political Science)
*Yuka Uchida
(Sub-chief examiner, Policy Research Committee of The Democratic Party of Japan)