ICAS Bilingual Workshop: Rural Women and Green Tourism - Explore the possibilities of contemporary farming and women's role

Saturday, January 15, 2011
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
TUJ Azabu Hall 316 (Access)
Sachiko Horiguchi (Temple University, Japan Campus)
Free. Open to general public.
Limited seats and sweets! RSVP needed, please email to Chiba (kaekochiba@aiu.ac.jp) or Horiguchi (horiguchi@tuj.ac.jp)
  • RSVP preferred but participants allowed as space permits.


13:35 - 13:40
Greetings - Sachiko Horiguchi
13:40 - 13:45
Introduction - Kaeko Chiba (Akita International University)
13:45 - 14:10
What is Green Tourism
Kinuko Fujiwara (Akita Hanamaru Green Tourism Organization)
14:10 - 14:35
Rural Women –the view from the owner of a farmer's restaurant
Ikuko Asano (Yunaya Farmer's Restaurant)
14:35 - 14:50
14:50 - 15:20
Changing woman's roles in Japanese society
Ayumi Sasakawa (Musashino University)
15:20 - 15:50
Training in Self-Responsibility: The Gendered Politics of a Coastal
Mama’s Fish Shop Satsuki Takahashi (Tokyo University)
15:50 - 16:05
16:05 - 16:35
The Changing Political Economy of Rural Japan
John Mock (Temple University, Japan Campus)
16:35 - 17:05
Women's role in Green Tourism
Kaeko Chiba
17:05 - 17:30
Closing Remarks - John Mock

This workshop will be mainly in English, the Japanese abstract for each presentation will be provided on 15th. Questions and comments are accepted both in English and Japanese.

About ICAS
The Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.

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