Public Lectures

This page gives you the detail of CISMOR lectures. We report on the past public lectures to return the results of our research to society.

As for closed meetings or workshops, click here for more information. At the international workshop, a specific theme is discussed and studied in-depth with invited researchers from all over the world. Through these workshops, we hope to form a global network of researchers for the interdisciplinary study of monotheistic religions.

Date Title Speaker
The understanding of the concept of “Peace” among junior high school students in Japna and in Israel Prof.Toshiro Murakami
(Faculty of Education Educational Science, Kyoto University of Education )
62nd Global Justice Seminar / After the Middle East: Iran as a Regional Superpower? Professor ArshinAdib-Moghaddam
Populism, Post-Islamism, and Social Grievances: Iran in the World Politics Prof. Hisae Nakanishi
(Global Studies, Doshisha University, Board member of CISMOR)
Looking into the Economic and Social Reform in Saudi Arabia Today H.E. Mr. Norihiro Okuda (Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia)
Judaism in Modern Era- Interpretative Studies of Ancient and Current Texts Paul Mendes-Flohr
Kotaro Hiraoka
Fumio Ono
Masato Goda
Joel Swanson
Tetsu Kitamura
Ada Taggar-Cohen
Zev W. Harvey
Anri Ishiguro
Yu Amano
Tzvi Schoenberg
Ori Werdiger
Moses Lapin
Orr Scharf
David Cohen
Japanese Culture in Egypt – Focusing on Animation Dr. Amal Refaat (Lecturer, Japanese Department, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University/ Visiting Scholar, CISMOR, Doshisha University)

Religions and Prohibition: Understanding the Jewish ‘Kosher’ laws and the Islamic ‘Halal’ Prof. Rabbi Jonathan David Magonet (Emeritus Professor of Bible, Leo Baeck College, London)
Yoshiko Oda (Former Professor of Kansai-University)
The Christian Minority in Syria and the Impact of War on Their Communities Prof. Bernard André Heyberger (Director d’études, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales)
【For Students and Academics】”Christians in Aleppo (16th-19th Century) : communities and individuals” Prof. Bernard André Heyberger (Director d’études, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales )
“Cross-cultural Flows:Black Characters in American Animation, Anime-inspired Cartoons and Anime” Dr. Michal (Miki) Daliot-Bul 
(Assistant Professor, the department of Asian Studies, Haifa University, Israel)
Arabic Proficiency Test
The Development of Monolatry Reflected in the Hebrew Bible Dr. Shuichi Hasegawa (Associate Professor, Rikkyo University)