Wednesday, May 23rd

09:00-09:30 Registration @ 4th floor
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09:30-11:00 Session 1 Panel 1: Ritual Ideals, Ritual Realities: Perceptions of Ritual in Early and Medieval China Panel 2: Round Table – Korean Summits: A Peaceful Change or Back to Square One? Panel 3: Japan’s Asia-Pacific War: Alternate Interpretations Panel 4: Language and Ideology: Colonial Novel of Irony and North-Korean Novel of Juche Panel 5: Chasing Beauty: Body Ideals, Consumer Culture and Neoliberal Subjectification in Urban China Panel 6: The Many Facets of Modern India: From the Local to the Global
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
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11:30-13:30 Session 2 Panel 1: The Ruler of Law is One Who Models Himself on the Patterns of Heaven, Law and Statecraft at the Beginning of Western Han Panel 2: Eurasian Transmissions of Knowledge Panel 3: Literature and Popular Culture in Japan Panel 4: North Korea and the International Community: Dynamics of Interaction Panel 5: Education, Character Building, and the Formation of Chinese Youth Subjectivities Panel 6: Being Generous to a Fault: On the Virtues of Flaws in Indian Thought
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
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14:30-16:30 Session 3 Panel 1: Space and Time in Chinese Literature and Historiography: From the Tang to the Contemporary Panel 2: Animals in Mongol Eurasia Panel 3: Discourses on Energy and Society in Post-Fukushima Japan Panel 4: Asia and the Middle East Panel 5: The Search for Modernity in Early 20th Century China Panel 6: Esoteric Buddhism in Asia
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
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17:00-18:30 Session 4 Panel 1: Social Roles and Role-Playing in Imperial China Panel 2: Beyond Ruler and Ruled: New Approaches and Perspectives in the Study of the Yuan History Panel 3: Politics and Media in Korea Panel 4: The Ideal of the Warrior in Japan: Acceptance, Representation and Change Panel 5: The Legal and Economic Roadmap of China, after the 19th Congress Panel 6: Buddhist Encounters
18:30-20:00 Dinner Reception @ Maiersdorf Faculty Club's Banquet Hall
Jessie’s Diary, A mini musical about Korean diaspora performed by Company BoreNabi

 

Thursday, May 24th

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09:00-11:00 Session 5 Panel 1: Chinese Political Thought in times of Change: Four Cases Panel 2: The Postcolonial Moment in India: A New Reading of State Making Panel 3: Academia Goes East Panel 4: Competing for Attention: East Asian Soft Power in the Philippines Panel 5: Soviet and Post-Soviet Koreans: From Revolution to Globalization Panel 6: Perspectives on Language and Reality in Indian Philosophy
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
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11:30-13:30 Session 6 Panel 1: Constructing Power: Comparative Perspectives on Legitimacy and Charisma in pre-modern Asia Panel 2: Rethinking Modern China: Ideology and Governance Panel 3: Humor in East Asia: History, Culture, Society Panel 4: Stories of (No) Return - Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on Migration to/from/in Southeast Asia Panel 5: Central Asia as a Civilizational Crossroad through Numismatics Lenses: In Memoriam Boris Kochnev Panel 6: Politics, Philosophy, Political Philosophy in India
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
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14:30-16:00 Session 7 Panel 1: Religion and Environment in Early China and the Ancient Mediterranean Panel 2: Rediscovering “Japanese” in Modern Japan Panel 3: Screens, Gender and Identity in Hong Kong and South Korea Panel 4: Challenges to Social and Religious Orders: Case Studies from Southeast Asia Panel 5: Round Table: Bukharian Jewish Entrepreneurship in Central Asia and Effects of Globalization Panel 6: The Military in Late Imperial China as Reflected in Stories of its Military Leaders
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
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16:30-18:00 Session 8 Panel 1: Food for Thought: New Studies on Food and Society in Early China Panel 2: Urban Spaces in East Asia Panel 3: New Approaches in the Study of Hallyu: Korean Cultural Production and Export Panel 4: Knowledge, Text and Religion in Central Asia Panel 5: Borders and Culture in Late Imperial China Panel 6: ASI Film Expo
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18:15-19:15 Concluding Panel: Asia is Here! Asia in the Israeli Experience
19:30-20:30 Dinner Reception @ in front of Truman Building