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GSID seminars in the academic year 2008

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Seminar on industrial skills development in Thailand

Date & Time: 14:00 – 16:00, March 5, 2009
Venue: Conference Room #1 (GSID 8th floor)
Program:
  Opening: 14:00-14:10
  Presentation 1: 14:10-14:50
      Dr. Phetcharee Roopwichet  “Skills formation in the workplace in Thailand”
  Presentation 2: 14:50-15:30
      Dr. Atsuro Morita  “Skills formation through apprenticeship in manufacturing industry in Thailand”
  Q & A, Discussion: 15:30-16:00

Inviting two specialists of skills development in Thailand as speakers, this seminar will attempt to shed light on the diverse modes in which industrial skills are learned and accumulated among the workers in various settings.  While Dr. Phetcharee has a long experience in firm-based business training, Dr. Morita has been looking at the roles of traditional apprenticeship system and meanings of skills in the small scale enterprises from an anthropological perspective.  In addition to firm-based and traditional modes of training, private and public schooling has also played significant roles in skills formation.  The discussion about the case of Thailand will present the complex relationships between skills, training, and education.


M2 students will share their successful experience of job serching.

Date and time: 16:30-18:30, January 28
Venue: Multi-purpose Auditorium (after the session of "Japanese Development
Experience")
Presentors:DID Sei Kimura
      DICOS Hiromi Mitsumoto
      DICOM Jing LI


GSID open seminar on governance

Title: The Constraints School of Local Governments in the Philippines: Governance to Governments
Date & Time: 16:30 -18:00, December 11, 2008
Venue: Conference Room #1 (GSID 8th floor)
Speaker: Dr. Aser B. Javier (Associate Profesor)
    (Foreign Research Fellow coming from the University of the Philippines Los Banos)


GSID open seminar on PAD on the Cutting Edge: International Trends in Governance & Development

Date: November 12 (Wed.) 15:30- 17:00
Venue: 1st Conference Room (GSID, 8th Fl.)
Speaker: Dr. Collins, Editor, Public Administration & Development
Topic: PAD on the Cutting Edge: International Trends in Governance & Development

For more details, please contact Prof. Aya Okada (ext. 4960)


GSID open seminars on comparative education by Dr. Stephen Heyneman

<Open seminar (1): The Future Role of Comparative Education in International Development>
Date & Time: 15:00 -17:00, November 10, 2008
Venue: Conference Room #1 (GSID 8th floor)

<Open seminar (2): Making Educational Policies at the World Bank>
Date & Time: 10:00 -12:00, November 11, 2008
Venue: Conference Room #1 (GSID 8th floor)

[Details (PDF 44KB)]


SEMINAR on Value Chains and Standards in Shrimp Exports

Date & Time: 5th Nov. 14:30-15:30
Place: Rm 515
Title: Value Chains and Standards in Shrimp Exports
Lecturer: Dr Taj Uddin, a JSPS Post-Doctoral fellow, Associate Professor of Bangladesh Agricultural University
Discussant: Sanae Ito, Professor of the GSID


SEMINAR on Tourism and Community Development

Date: 18:00-19:30 Friday 5th of September
Venue: Seminar Room 8, GSID
Title: Creating community-based tourism through learning
Speaker: Ms. Junko Oshima, Associate Professor, Faculty of Tourism Sciences and Industrial Management, University of the Ryukyus (Visiting Scholar to GSID 2008)
Outline:
As tourism-based community development becomes increasingly important to rural communities, especially natural area around the world, the need to build awareness of tourism impacts and community ownership has also become a primary concern. This seminar addresses an overview of community participation and learning for local residents to establish community-based tourism and sustainable development.
Note: No advance registration is necessary. This seminar is a part of the intensive lecture "Rural and Urban relations" and students taking this lecture are required to attend this seminar.

Contact: Nishikawa (nishikawa@gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp)


Seminar series on Turism and Development

Dear GSID students,

We welcome your participation in the following senimar series on "Turism and Developmet"

Instuructor: Dr. Tesuo Umemura (Associate Professor, Ryukyu University; Visiting fellow to GSID)
Venue: GSID auditorium
(1) September 9: 16:30-18:00:Tourism Economics (Basic)
(2) September 10: 16:30-18:00: Tourism Economics (advanced).
(3) September 11: 16:30-18:00: Tourism of Okinawa & Island Countries
(4) September 12: 16:30-18:00: Sustainable Tourism Development Teaching
language: English

Also, please note that all OFW participants will join (1), and WG4 members of OFW will join (2), (3), (4).
Other students who are going to participate in the seninars are requested to inform to Prof. Osada by September 3.
This is non-credit seminar series.

Contact perosn: Prof. Osada ( osada@gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp )


GSID Study Camp
"Interdisciplinary approach to solve the Global Food Crisis

Date: Saturday, July 26th 9:00-16:30
Place: GSID 1st floor 3rd conference room
Language: English
Speaker: Hirotsune Kimura (Professor, DICOS)
Naoko Shinkai (Associate Professor, DID)
Application: Yudha (DCOS M1): yudhacholic@yahoo.com
      Teppei(DID M1): bump-maikel@hotmail.co.jp
      Mandar (DID M1): mandar11@gmail.com
Details of Program


GSID Special Lecture Series:"Basic Course on CGE Modeling " and Speical Seminar

Title: Basic Course on CGE Modeling
Lecturer: Dr. Nguyen Dung, Visiting scholar of GSID, EDP&M Program
Lecturer, Faculty of International Economics, College of
Economics, Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Date and Time: July 7-10, 18:00-20:00,
July 11, 13:00-17:00 (Q&A Session 15:00-17:00)
Place: GSID 8F, 1st conference room
Language: English

Following the above lecture series, a seminar will be held.
Title: Regional Economic Integration in Vietnam: A Dynamic CGE Analysis
Speaker: Dr. Nguyen Dung, Visiting scholar of GSID, EDP&M Program
Lecturer, Faculty of International Economics, College of
Economics, Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Date and Time: July 25, 13:00-15:00
Place: GISD 8F, 1st conference room
Language: English


Seminar: The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Reduction and its Prospects lectured by Prof. OKAMOTO Mariko from Nihon Fukushi University

Topic: The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Reduction and its Prospects
Lecturer: Prof. OKAMOTO Mariko (岡本真理子) from Nihon Fukushi University
Moderator: Prof. KIMURA Hirotsune

Date: 16:30-18:15, July 3 (Thursday)
Place: The first conference room of GSID building 8th floor
[Map]

Prof. OKAMOTO Mariko (岡本真理子) is a research fellow this year to DICOS.
She is a specialist on microfinance and a designer of JICA's policy in
microfinance.

She is an author of
マイクロファイナンス読本 : 途上国の貧困緩和と小規模金融 / 岡本真理子, 粟野晴子, 吉田秀美編著
東京 : 明石書店 , 1999.10
マイクロファイナンスへのJICAの支援事例分析 / 吉田秀美, 岡本真理子[著]||
東京 : 国際協力機構国際協力総合研修所 , 2004.7


Career seminar by Mr. Hideki Mori, the World Bank

Date and time: 12:30- 14:30, June 10 (Tues)
Venue: Conference Room #1 (GSID 8th Floor)

Mr. Mori is Program Manager of the World Bank's Young Professional Program, the employment scheme for people under the age of 35 who are highly capable but with less experience. He can also answer questions regarding employment opportunities at the Bank in general. The presentation will be in English and directed to students of all nationalities.


Seminar on Human Security and Japanese Diplomacy

Date: 16:45-18:15, May 29(Thursday)
Place: The first conference room of GSID building 8th floor [Map]

Lecturer: Prof. SATO Makoto from Ritsumeikan University
Topic: Human Security and Japanese Diplomacy: Debates on the Role of Human Security in Japanese Policy
Moderator: Prof. KIMURA Hirotsune

Prof. SATO Makoto is a research fellow this year to DICOS.
He is a specialist on African politics but focus upon the theoretical aspects in recent years. He wrote "Human Security and Japanese Diplomacy: Debates on the Role of Human Security in Japanese Policy" in G.Shani, M.Sato and M.K.Pasha eds., Protecting Human Security in a Post 9/11 World, Palgrave Macmillan


GSID Study Camp
〜Role of GSID as the platform for Asian Harmony〜

Date: April 29th 9:00-18:30
Place: GSID 1st floor Presentation room
Language:  English
Speaker: Sanae Ito (Associate Professor, DICOS)
Yoshiaki Nishikawa (Associate Professor, DID)
Akihiro Asakawa (Associate Professor, DICOM)
Adviser:  Sanae Ito (Associate Professor, DICOS)
Application: Ryosuke Kawabe(DID M2) maruru1995@hotmail.com
Galih Ramadhita(DICOS M2) galih_ramadhita@hotmail.com
Sumire Kanda (DICOM M2) wsumire@ybb.ne.jp
Yudha Kusumah (DICOS M1) yudhacholic@yahoo.com
Details of Program



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