(Updated on Dec. 2) The Iraqi Japanese Workshop(Dec. 4-9)

2022.11.22

Category: Workshop

Research Group: A03 Migrants & Refugees

The Iraqi Japanese Workshop
Baghdad-Iraq
December 4-9,2022



Day 1: 4 December – University of Baghdad- College of Arts
Morning Panel: 9.00-11.00 a.m.

Opening speeches: 5 Minutes for each speech

A Short Welcoming Speech of President of UoB, Professor Muneer Al-Saadi
A Short Welcoming Speech of Dean of the CoA, Prof. Dr. Alawi Sader Jazi’
A Short Speech of the HE the ambassador of Japan in Iraq, Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto
A Short Speech of Coordinating Committee (Prof. Keiko Sakai)

The Arab and Middle Eastern Studies in Japan

Keynote lecture: 30 Minutes
Chair: Professor Lahay Abdulhussein
Professor Hidemitsu Kuroki,
“Middle Eastern StudiesMiddle Eastern Studies in Japan:
Its Short History and PotentialIts Short History and Potential”
Discussants: Prof. Falah Al-Assadi and Prof. Hassan Ali Sabti

Discussions

Teabreak 11.00-12.00

Afternoon Panel 1: 12.00-14.00 p.m.

The Economic Collaboration between Iraq and Japan

Panel 1: Lecture by JICA-Iraq Office, Mr. YONEDA Gen, “Partnership for the Future of Iraq”

Chair:  Professor Professor Inaam Al-Salman
Discussants : Prof. Akiko Yoshioka, Prof. Bashar Al-Qaysi and Ms. Faika Nasser

Discussions

Afternoon Panel 2: On The Gender and Genocide Studies in Iraq through Iraqi Perception
Chair: Salam Al-Ebadi
Professor Adnan Yassen Mustafa, ”The Societal Changes and the Human Security of Woman in Iraq: Social Analysis”
Professor Salah Al-Jaberi, ”On UNESCO Chair in UoB to Prevent of Genocide in Iraq”
Discussants: Prof. Keiko Sakai, Prof. Nibras Adnan and Dr. Shirine Muhammed Kadhum

Discussions

Lunch: 14.30-16.00 p.m.


Day 2: 5 December- Mustansiryah University-College of Arts
Morning Panel: 9.00-11.30 a.m

Opening speeches: 5 Minutes for each speech

A Short Welcoming Speech of President of MU, Professor Dr. Hameed AlHameed Al-Tamimi
A Short Welcoming Speech of Professor Dr. Isam Assal Hassan, Dean of CoA
A Short Speech of the HE the ambassador of Japan in Iraq, Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto
A Short Welcoming Speech of Coordinating Committee(Prof. Keiko Sakai)

The Iraqi and Japanese Societies in Modern Period

Keynote Lecture : 30 Minutes

Professor Eiji Oguma, Keio University,
“Imagined Communities and the Japanese Experience:
how do we the people who can be a base of a political unity ”(Online Lecture).
Professor Keiko Sakai, Chiba University,
“Social Movements in the Iraqi History and emergence of Diverse Senses of Watan”
Chair: Professor Ali Abdulhadi Al-Merhaj
Discussants: Professor Mahmoud Al-Qaysi and professor Jalal Kadhum al-Kinani

Discussions

Panel 3: on Iraqi Social Movements

Chair: Professor Jalal Kadhum
Professor Saad Mohammed Ali Al-Gar’awi,”The Protests Psychology in Iraq”
Discussants: Professor Keiko Sakaiand Professor Ali Abdulhadi Al-Merhij

Discussions

Panel 4: on Japanese Studies in Iraq
Chair: Professor Samer Rahim Nu’ama
Professor Alaa Al-Ameri,”The future of Japanese Studies in Iraq”
Discussants: Professor Haider Shaker Al-Sultani and Dr.Afrah Muhammed Ali

Discussions

Lunch: 15.30-17.30 p.m.
 

Day 3: 6 December- Bayt al Hikma
Morning Panel: 9.00-12.00 a.m.

Welcoming Speech of Dep. of the Historical Studies, Bayt al Hikma:
Prof. Ismael Al-Jaberi and Prof. Haider Tamimi
A Short Speech of the HE the ambassador of Japan in Iraq,Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto
A Short Speech of Coordinating Committee (Prof.Keiko Sakai)

History, Politics and the Modernization Experiences in the Iraqi and Japanese Perspecctivestives

Chair: Professor Ismael Al-Jaberi
Lecture 1: Professor Keiko Sakai, “1920 Revolution as a source of nation-hood of Iraq” 30 Minutes
Lecture 2: Professor Akiko Yoshioka, IEEJ.
Power Struggle in Kurdistan of Iraq and Political Mobilization in Disputed Territories:
from Analyses of 2021 Iraqi Election” 30 Minutes
Lecture 3: Professor Mahmoud Al-Qaysi,
”How Do Iraqis understand the Japanese History and Modernization” 20 Minutes
Lecture 4: Professor Duaa Saad,
“Attempts to benefit from the Japanese Educational System in Iraq”
Discussants: Professor falah AlAssadi, Professor Inaam Al Salman

Discussions

General discussion with Iraqi Scholars on the Future of academic Exchange between Iraq and Japan

Final Remarks:professor Haider Qasim M. Al-Timimi


Day 4: 7 December-College of Arts-Iraqia University
9.30-12.00 a.m.

Working meeting with professors of Iraqiya University-College of Arts

Opening speeches: 5 Minutes for each speech

A Short Welcoming Speech of President of IU, Professor Ali Hussein Al-Jabouri
A Short Welcoming Speech of Professor Hussein Dakhil Al-Bahadeli ,Dean of CoA-IU
A Short Speech of the HE the ambassador of Japan in Iraq,Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto

The Japanese Perception of the History of Iraq and the Arabs
Keynote Lecture: 25 Minutes

Chair: Professor Falah Al-Assadi

Professor Keiko SAKAI,”1920 Revolution: Its Contemporary Implication”
Professor Waissam Abdulrazaq Hussein and Isra’ Mohammed Saleh,”The Japanese Studies on Palestine”

Discussants: Professor Inaam Al-Salman and Dr.Saif Adnan

Discussions

Discussion with professor Hussein al-Bahadhili, Dean of College of Arts,
professors and graduate students in the University on the future academic cooperation with Japanese Universities


Visit to Qiyam Private School 12.30-14.00
Working-level Meeting with staff of al-Qiyam school
Discussion on future cooperation in educational fields

Lunch: 14.30-16.00.


Day 5: 8 December
9.00-10.00a.m.

Follow-up Meeting with President of University of Baghdad
The Future of academic Cooperation with Chiba University according to 2017 MOU.

Lunch: 12.00-14.00 p.m.


Professor Dr. Keiko Sakai, Dean of the center of Relational Studies on Global Crises, Chiba University
Professor Dr. Alawi Sader Jazi’, Dean of College of Arts, University of Baghdad
Professor Dr. Hussein Dakhil Al-Bahedili, Dean of College of Arts-Iraqia University
Professor Dr. Isam Al-‘Asal, Dean of College of Arts, Mustansiryah University
Professor Dr. Mundher Ali Abdulmalik, Vice Dean for Scientific Affairs and Higer Studies, CoA-UoB
Professor Dr. Mahmoud A.M. Al-Qaysi,College of Arts, University of Baghdad
Professor Dr.Wissam Abdulrazaq Hussein, College of Arts, Iraqia University
Professor Dr. Ammar Mardhi Alawi, Head of History Dep., College of Arts, Iraqia University
Assistant Professor Dr. Ahmed Natiiq Ibrahim, College of Arts, University of Baghdad
Assistant professor Ibrahim Tal’at Ibrahim, College of Arts, Iraqia University
Assistant Professor Dr. Alaa Fadhil A. Al-Ameri, Head of History Department, CoA, MU
Assistant Professor Dr.Ismael Taha Al-Jaberi,baytal Hikma
Dr. Amal Abdullah Ataya,The Scientific Affairs Unit,College of Arts-University of Baghdad
Dr. Bushra ‘inad Al-Khalili,History Department-College of Arts-University of Baghdad



Language :
Arabic and English
Admission Free/Open to public in Iraq/*Pre-registration is NOT required.

Co-organizers:

Colleges of Arts in the University of Baghdad
Iraqia University
Mustansiryah University
Chiba University
Bayt al Hikma

Sponsored by:
Japan Society for promotion of Sciences: Core-to-Core program: Type B. Asia-Africa Science Platforms (2021-24)
Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A), “Islamic Trust Studies” Project (2020-2024), 
“Migrants, Refugees, and Community Building” (Principal Investigator: Hidemitsu KUROKI (ILCAA/SRC) Project Number: 20H05826)

Contact:
Center for Relational Studies on Global Crises, Chiba University(千葉大学 グローバル関係融合研究センター)
E-mail: center-glbl(a)chiba-u.jp
https://www.chiba-u.ac.jp/crsgc/contact/index.html

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