Public Lectures

The First CISMOR Conference on Jewish Studies (2005)

Jewish Studies in Current Academic Research in Japan

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Date: 2005/12/10
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Opening Session
Opening Words COHEN Ada (Doshisha University)
Opening Lecture MIYAZAWA Masanori (Doshisha Women’s College)
' On the Development of Jewish Studies in Japan, and the Relationship of Japanese to Judaism'

10:50 am -12:35 pm
Session A
Ancient Israel and the Bible in Textual and Archaeological Perspective
Chair ISHIKAWA Ritsu (Doshisha University)
A.1COHEN Ada (Doshisha University)
'The Assembly at Shechem and the Ancient Hittite Legal Tradition'
A.2 ECHIGOYA Akira (Doshisha University)
'Shechem in the Light of Archaeology''
A.3IKEDA Yutaka (Tsukuba University and The Middle Eastern Culture Center in Japan)
A.4TSUKIMOTO Akio (Rikkyo University)

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Session B
Jewish Studies in the Time of the Middle Ages, with Relevance to Islam
Chair ECHIGOYA Akira (Doshisha University)
B.1ICHIKAWA Hiroshi (The University of Tokyo) 'Formation of the Jewish Way of Life -- Towards the Comparison of the Types of Culture'
B.2TESHIMA Isaiah (Osaka Sangyo University)
' Metaphor and Peshat: An Observation of Medieval Jewish Bible Exegesis and Its Structure'
B.3 KAMADA Shigeru (The University of Tokyo)
B.4 KATSUMURA Hiroya (Kobe Shoin Women's University)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Session C
Jewish Studies from the 20th to the 21st Century
Chair KOHARA Katsuhiro (Doshisha University)
C.1OHTSUKA Kazuo (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
'Jewish Communities in the Modern Middle East: With Special Reference to the Sudanese Case'
C.2 NOMURA-NAKAZAWA Mari (Kanazawa University)
'Enlargement of European Union and Holocaust Studies'
C.3 USUKI Akira (Japan Women’s University)
C.4 NAGATA Hiroaki ( Hiroshima University)
Closing Remarks MORI Koichi (Doshisha University)