The new syllabus for the Joint Degree program and the Courses on Asian and Transcultural Studies is now available online. Continue reading “New Syllabus Online”
The Joint Degree Program features in the newest issue of Kyoto University’s bi-annual Research News. Continue reading “Kyoto U Research News”
Talk by Miklós Kiss (Groningen) on perplexity and confusion in complex movies. Kyoto University, March 23 (Fri), 2018.
Location: Hakubi Center, Research Administration Building (build. 61 on the campus map), Seminar Room 3 (Floor B1)
3rd International Conference, Osaka University.
Hosted at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture (CJLC). March 3 (Sat) and 4 (Sun), 2018. Continue reading “Japan in the World, the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach”
Talk by Martin Rathmann (Heidelberg) that focuses on technologies that may mitigate care problems and generate new solutions to demographic issues. Kyoto University, February 5 (Mon), 2018.
Location: Faculty of Letters, Sociology Common Lab, 5th floor (社会学共同研究室)
The Transcultural Studies Division of the Graduate School of Letters wishes all students and faculty a
Happy New Year!
As part of their ongoing cooperation in education and research, the two HeKKSaGOn partners Kyoto and Heidelberg University deepened their collaboration by establishing a new joint degree master programme in Transcultural Studies. The first cohort of students will enrol in the programme in April 2018. In conjunction with the establishment of this new major, the Graduate School of Letters of Kyoto University invites students from the six HeKKSaGOn institutions to participate in a spring school for advanced MA students and doctoral candidates. The spring school seeks offers students the opportunity to engage the perspective of transculturality by studying with experts who have established this field of inquiry.
Application Deadline: 2017/12/20
For further information, please refer to the HeKKSaGOn website.
On December 9 (Sat), 2017, the Graduate School of Letters holds its annual Ibunkai Symposium. This year, the event celebrates the establishment of the new Joint Degree Master in Transcultural Studies. The Japanese-language symposium titled “Rethinking Transcultural Studies” (文化越境のダイナミックス) introduces the audience to the genealogy and core theories of the field and showcases current research projects. Continue reading “Rethinking Transcultural Dynamics”
Interested students are invited to an orientation on November 18, 2017 (Sat), 13:30-15:30, at the Kyoto University Tokyo Office.
They will learn about the new Transcultural Studies major and how to apply for a position in the joint degree program. Continue reading “Student Orientation Tokyo (2017/11/18)”
Interested students are invited to an orientation on November 24, 2017 (Fri), 13:30-16:00, at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies.
They will learn about the new Transcultural Studies major and how to apply for a position in the joint degree program. Continue reading “Student Orientation Heidelberg (2017/11/24)”