○● Announcement of Workshop on Migration and Pluralism ●○

This is an announcement of Joint Workshop on Migration and Pluralism organized by SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London), SMLSSK (A Study on the Migration Legislation SSK, Konkuk University) and CALE (Center for Asian Legal Exchange, Nagoya University).

The details of the workshop are given below:

Date: January 27, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00 - 16:00
Venue: CALE (2F) CALE Forum, Nagoya University
Language: English

Your active participation will be greatly appreciated. If you are interested in the workshop, please register from following website:

SOAS, SMLSSK & CALE Joint Workshop on Migration and Pluralism
[Schedule] January 27, 2015 (Tuesday) 9:00 - 16:00

[Venue] CALE (2F) CALE Forum, Nagoya University

[Session’s Program]
First session 9:00 - 12:00
Moderator: Prof. Ito Hiroko (GSL, Nagoya University)

09:00 - 09:05
Opening speech byTrustee/ Prof. Aikyo Masanori(Nagoya University)
09:05 - 09:30
Purpose of this workshop, brief explanation of universities byProf. Ito Hiroko(GSL, Nagoya University),Prof. Carol Tan(SOAS) andProf. Kwon Hyeonjin(Konkuk University)
09:30 - 09:50
Keynote speech byDirector/ Prof. Obata Kaoru(CALE, Nagoya University) “National Immigration Laws in the Contemporary Globalized World; Are still the Immigration Laws Self-Contained Regimes?”
09:50 - 10:10
Prof. Carol Tan(SOAS)“Some Contours in the Legal Frameworks for Migrant Workers in East and Southeast Asia”
10:10 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 10:50
Prof. Anicee Van Engeland(SOAS)“Muslims living in the West: Between Inclusion and Exclusion”
10:50 - 11:10
Prof. Choi, Yooncheol(Konkuk University)“The Present Condition and Prognosis of the Migration Law in Korea”
11:10 - 12:00
Question and answer session
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch break

Second session 13:30 - 14:30
Moderator: Prof. Kim Eonsuk (CALE, Nagoya University)

13:30 - 13:45
Prof. Claudia Ishikawa(IEEC, Nagoya University)“The International Human Resources Development Nexus in Japan’s ImmigrationFramework: Impact and challenges”
13:45 - 14:00
Prof. David Green(GSL, Nagoya University)“An Early Assessment of Japan's Highly Skilled Foreign Professional Visa”
14:00 - 14:30
Question and answer session
14:30 -14:45
Coffee break

Third session 14:45 - 16:00
Moderator: Horii Hoko (GSL, Nagoya University)

14:45 - 15:00
Mai Makizono(GSID, Nagoya University)”A Study of Moroccan Women’s Emigration Intentions: Education, Discourse, and Interpretation”
15:00 - 15:15
Ismatov Aziz(GSL, Nagoya University)“Islamic Factor in Migrant Phobia in Russia; Public Threat or Social Stereotypes?”
15:15 - 15:30
Lee Boyeon(Konkuk University)“The Imbalance between Capital and Labor in the Migration Society”
15:30 - 16:00
Question and answer session

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.
Center for Asian Legal Exchange(CALE), Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 4648601, Japan
Tel: +81(0)52-789-2325/4263 
Fax: +81(0)52-789-4902
Website: http://cale.law.nagoya-u.ac.jp/