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Egyptian-Japanese International Symposium
2011 - Commemorating the Dead in a Time of Global Crisis

【Date】September 23, 2011 (Fri) 10:30-18:30
【Venue】The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, Faculty of Law & Letters Bldg.2, Lecture Hall 1
【Languages】 Japanese and English
Simultaneous interpretation is provided.
(Due to their limited number, simultaneous interpreting systems are available on a first-come-first-served basis only).
* Open to the public. Free admittance.

Organized by the Global COE Program: Development and Systematization of Death and Life Studies.
With support from the Hiroshima University Partnership Project for Peacebuilding and Capacity Development (HiPeC-II) and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina          

Session I:
Keynote Lectures 10:30-12:45
Hiroyuki YANAGIHASHI (The University of Tokyo)

Opening Addresses:
Susumu SHIMAZONO (The University of Tokyo)

His Excellency the Ambassador of Egypt to Japan

1st Keynote Lecture:
“Remembering, Recognizing and Recovering: Helping Arabs Out of Victimhood”
Ezzedine Choukri Fishere (Former Secretary-General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Culture, Author)

2nd Keynote Lecture:
“The Death and Rebirth of Society - The Consequences of the Black Death and the Lisbon Earthquake”
Koichi KABAYAMA (Director of the Printing Museum Tokyo, Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo)

Tetsuya OHTOSHI (The University of Tokyo)

Session II:
Records and Memory 14:00-15:10
Izumi SUZUKI (The University of Tokyo)

1st Lecture:
“Disaster Remembered, Disaster Forgotten - The Great Kanto Earthquake and the Imperial Family”
Takeshi HARA (Meiji Gakuin University)

2nd Lecture:
“Memory of Modern Egypt and the Revolution Documentation”
Khaled Azab (Bibliotheca Alexandrina)

Kenji SATO (The University of Tokyo)
Session III:
Commemoralization and Memory 15:30-16:40
Akira AKIYAMA (The University of Tokyo)

3rd Lecture:
“Dealing with the Dead - The Reemergence of Earth Burials after the Great Tohoku Earthquake”
Iwayumi SUZUKI (Tohoku University)

4th Lecture:
“The Relationship with the Dead Saints, or Revolution as an Option: the Traditional Egyptian Means of Defeating Evil”
Louay Mahmoud (Bibliotheca Alexandrina)

Magdi Guirguis (Kafrelsheikh University)
Session IV:
Plenary Discussion 17:10-18:30
Tetsuya OHTOSHI and Khaled Azab

General Comments I:
Masahiko TOGAWA (Hiroshima University)

General Comments II:
Masaru IKEZAWA (The University of Tokyo)

Closing Address: Tetsuya OHTOSHI
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