NAJS 2010 Conference

The NAJS 2010 Conference was held on March 18-19 in Oslo, Norway.

› Swedish Institute of International Affairs
› Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS)
› Toshiba International Foundation
› Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku

Papers presented:
Shawn Bender ”Making Music – Making Kids: Governmentality, Subjectivity, and Traditional Music Education in Japanese Schools”

Beata Bochorodycz ”Japanese NGOs in the Era of Globalization: The Role of Gaiatsu and the State in the Development of NGOs since the 1980s.”

Karl Gustafsson ”Exhibiting the Nanjing Atrocity in Japan and China”

Linus Hagström “Politicization vs. De-politicization: Understanding Flictuation in Japan’s China Policy”

Pekka Korhonen “Where is Asia?”

Susanne Kreitz-Sandberg ”Comparative Perspectives on Professional Cooperation. A study on teachers’ resources for working with students in special needs”

Gunilla Lindberg-Wada ”Images and self-images in cross-cultural contacs: Japanese studies from a colonial/postcolonial perspective”

Riikka Länsisalmi ”’Lion Heart’s Legacy’: Personification of the Japanese Prime Minister in Cabinet E-mail Magazines”

Iwona Merklejn “Mediatization and national indentity in postwar Japan – selected problems”

Paul Midford “An Iraq Syndrome or Reaching the Limits of ’Normalization?’: Japanese Public Opinion and Security Since Koizumi”

Pia Moberg ”Creating leadership in Japan: a case study of the Matsushita Institute of Government and Management”

Nakanishi Hiroshi Searching for a new fit: Japan’s foreign and security policy after the LDP dominance

Juha Saunavaara ”Triangle of power – relations between occupation authorities, Japanese conservative politicians and behind-the-scenes financiers”

Patricia Savon Meras ”Modernity and its assimilation in Japan represented in the work of Haruki Murakami”

Jens Sejrup ”Modernity Transplanted? – Japanese Colonialism and ‘Taiwanese Identity’”

Dick Stegewerns ”Normal Country, Unique Mission”

Antti Szurawitzki ”Japanese Video Games and Localization: Real World and Game World”

Marie Söderberg “Changing Power Relations in Northeast Asia: Implications for Japan – South Korea Relations”

Tamayama Tomoyo ”Go Local! or “Shindofuji”: A Study of the Japanese Organic Agriculture”

Yomota Inuhiko ”Kurosawa Akira a Century after his Birth”