UTokyo LAINAC Mexico Month (November, 2017) Overview



Dates:                           October 30, Monday - November 24, Friday

Project Organizers:    Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)
                                      Carlos Alba (El Colegio de México)
Shoki Goto (UNAM)
                                      Taeko Hoshino  (Institute of Developing Economies)
                                      Aki Sakaguchi    (Institute of Developing Economies)

Project Participants:  Anely Guerrero Molina (Instituto Mora)
Antony Flores Mérida (El Colegio de México)
Arisbeth Hernández Tapia (El Colegio de México/UNAM)
Emmanuel Hernández (El Colegio de México)
Gustavo Baltazar López (UNAM)
Hiromi Makita (The University of Tokyo)
Karime Barrón (UNAM)
Kazuya Oki (Kanda University of International Studies)
Luis Alberto Hernandez Rodriguez (Universidad de Guadalajara)
Wako Yamaguchi (Kanda University of International Studies)
Yoojin Koo (The University of Tokyo)


Training Sessions:     
 October 30  Monday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 October 31  Tuesday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 3  Friday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 6  Monday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 7  Tuesday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 8  Wednesday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 9  Thursday  13:00-16:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 10  Friday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 11~15  Sat~Wed
 Individual Coding Practices
 November 16  Thursday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 17-22  Fri-Wed    Individual Coding Practices
 November 21  Tuesday  13:00-15:00  National Archive, UNAM
 November 23  Thursday  11:00-14:00  Room PA-11 of the Colmex Library
 November 24  Friday    Individual Coding Practices

Feedback Sessions: 
November 17 (Friday) - November 24 (Friday)

Project Sponsors:
JSPS KAKENHI, Project/Area Number 26590087. "The Future of Democracy After Neoliberalism: Social Movements in a Globalizing World" (Takeshi Wada, The University of Tokyo)
Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund





Dates:                           November 15, Wednesday - December 2, Saturday

Project Organizers:    Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo)
                                      Taeko Hoshino  (Institute of Developing Economies)
                                      Aki Sakaguchi    (Institute of Developing Economies)

Project Sponsors:       Mexico Project, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE)

Program Highlights:
As a part of the collaborative research on "Mexico in the 21st Century" organized and sponsored by the Institute of Developing Economies (Dr. Takeko Hoshino, representative), Dr. Hiroyuki Ukeda launches a research project "Informal Politics and Social Movements after the Earthquake." Dr. Ukeda will also attempt to organize a session on the theme in the Japan-Chile-Mexico Forum in Nikko in September 2018.




Dates:                           November 19, Sunday - November 22, Saturday

Project Organizers:    Junji Nakagawa (Institute of Social Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

Project Events:            
November 21, Tuesday, 10:00
Meeting with Dr. Bradley Condon
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (The Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, ITAM)

November 21, Tuesday, 12:30
Meeting with the Japanese Government officials and Private Sector representatives
The Japanese Embassy in Mexico

November 22, Wednesday, 10:00
Meeting with Dr. Arturo Oropeza Garcia
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM)

November 22, Wednesday, 13:00
Meeting with Dr. Erminio Blanco

Project Sponsors:       Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund

(Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico)



November 15, Wednesday

2017 Research Seminar at El Colegio de México
Kaku Sechiyama (Professor of Gender Studies, The University of Tokyo)
"Female and Senior Labor in East Asia"
Time:           16:00-18:00
Venue:         Salón 2244-2245, El Colegio de México
Sponsors:   Centro de Estudios Sociológicos, El Colegio de México
  UTokyo LAINAC
  Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund



November 16, Thursday

Research Presentations at El Colegio de México
(1) Yukiko Nagata (The University of Tokyo)
"El impacto de los migrantes calificados en Tijuana y Mexicali"
(2) Kota Miura (The University of Tokyo)
"Intento de comparación de la política de “gratuidad” de educación superior entre Chile y Japón"
(3) Hiromi Makita (The University of Tokyo)
"La situación de las mujeres en los movimientos sociales en Bolivia"

Time:         13:30-15:30
Venue:       Room PA-11 of the LibraryEl Colegio de México
Sponsors:  UTokyo LAINAC
UTokyo World-leading Innovative Graduate Study (WINGS) Trial Fund



November 16, Thursday

ENALLT-UNAM Conference on "Temas contemporáneas de Ásia Este" 
16:00-18:00 @ Auditorio Helena Da Silva, ENALLT, UNAM

16:00-17:00 
Kaku Sechiyama
Professor of Gender Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
"Female and Senior Labor in East Asia"

17:00-17:30 
Yoojin Koo
Project Research Fellow, Integrated Human Sciences (IHS) Program for Cultural Diversity, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
"The rise of conservative movements in a globalizing civil society: Focusing on movements against voting rights for foreign residents in Japan" with "Introduction of Integrated Human Sciences (IHS) Program for Cultural Diversity"

17:30-18:00 
Yoshiyuki Aoki
Department of Area Studies (Asia), Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
"Korea as "Movement Society" - Three elements of movement society - "

18:00-19:00
UTokyo-UNAM Student Meeting

Event Sponsors:    ENALLT, UNAM
                                 UTokyo LAINAC
                                 Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund
                                 UTokyo World-leading Innovative Graduate Study (WINGS) Trial Fund




November 7, Tuesday, 11:00

Meeting with Dr. Carlos Almada López, the Ambassador of Mexico to Japan

Carlos Almada López (Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico in Japan)
Junji Nakagawa (The University of Tokyo)
Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo) 

Location: Embassy of Mexico in Japan


November 9, Thursday, 19:00

"The future of UTokyo-Colmex relations"

Amaury Garcia Rodriguez (Director, Center for Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de México)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)
Hiromi Makita (The University of Tokyo) 
Yoojin Koo (The University of Tokyo)

Location: Coyoacán, Mexico City
Event Sponsors: Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund


November 15, Wednesday, 20:30-22:30

"The future of UTokyo-Colmex relations"

Arturo Alvarado Mendoza (Director, Centro de Estudios Sociológicos, El Colegio de México)
Karine Tinat (Centro de Estudios Sociológicos, El Colegio de México)
Kaku Sechiyama (The University of Tokyo)
Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)
Hiromi Makita (The University of Tokyo) 
Antony Flores Mérida (El Colegio de México)
Virginia Lorenzo Holm (Colmex)

Location: San Angel Inn, Mexico City
Event Sponsors: Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund


November 16, Thursday, 20:00-22:00

"The future of UTokyo-UNAM relations"

Kazuko Nagao (ENALLT, UNAM)
Kaku Sechiyama (The University of Tokyo)
Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)
Yoojin Koo (The University of Tokyo)
Yoshiyuki Aoki (The University of Tokyo)

Location: Insurgentes Sur, Mexico City
Event Sponsors: Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund



November 22, Wednesday, 13:30-15:30

Lunch Meeting: Akamonkai-Mexico, Embassy of Japan in Mexico, and UTokyo LAINAC

Yasushi Takase (Ambassador, Embassy of Japan in Mexico)
Junpei Kakinuma (Vice-President, Akamonkai-Mexico; President, ITOCHU Mexico S.A. de C.V. )
Alicia Girón (Coordinator, UNAM)
Junji Nakagawa (The University of Tokyo)
Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)

Location:  Embassy of Japan in Mexico
Event Sponsors: Embassy of Japan in Mexico
 Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund


November 22, Wednesday, 17:00-21:00

Meeting with Mr. Alejandro Kasuga & "Organización Impulsora de Valores"

Alejandro Kasuga (Director General de Yakult de Puebla & Organización Impulsora de Valores)
Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)

Location: Asociación México Japonesa, Mexico City
Event Sponsors: Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund


November 24, Friday, 20:30-22:30

"The future of UTokyo-Colmex relations"

Ilán Bizberg (Centro de Estudios Internacionales, El Colegio de México)
Carlos Alba (Centro de Estudios Internacionales, El Colegio de México)
Marianne Braig (Institute for Latin American Studies, Free University of Berlin)
Hiroyuki Ukeda (The University of Tokyo)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)

Location: Plaza Loreto, Mexico City
Event Sponsors: Top Global University Project: UTokyo Strategic Partnership Fund







7) Colmex President's visit to UTokyo 

November 27, Monday

Colmex President's Visit to the Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo

Silvia Giorguli (President, El Colegio de México)
Amaury García (Centro de Estudios Asia y Africa, El Colegio de México)
Takeshi Wada (The University of Tokyo)

Time:        10:30-14:00
Location: The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus




8) The 3rd Japan-Mexico Rectors' Summit 

Dates:        November 30, Thursday -- December 1, Friday

Program Highlights:

The 3rd Japan-Mexico Rectors’ Summit 
Collaboration for Innovation: Academy, Industry and Government Working Together

"On November 30th and December 1st, 2017, the 3rd Japan-Mexico Rectors’ Summit was hosted by Hiroshima University and the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) to discuss and share good practices related to “Collaboration for Innovation: Academy, Industry and Government Working Together” (The excerpts from "Joint Statement" of the Summit). 

Dr. Masashi Haneda, Vice-President of the University of Tokyo, made his presentation in the Session 4, "Future-Oriented for Japan-Mexico Universities Collaboration" on December 1.
Dr. Silvia Giorguli, President of El Colegio de México, made her presentation in the same session.
Dr. Enrique Luis Graue Wiechers, Rector of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, gave a keynote presentation on November 30.
Dr. Amaury García, Director of the Center for Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de México, was a moderator in the Session 2, "Collaboration in Research" on November 30.
Dr. Takeshi Wada, UTokyo LAINAC, also participated in the summit.

Organizers:  Japan:   Hiroshima University
   Mexico: la Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID)
Sponsors:    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - Japan
   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
   Embassy of Mexico in Japan
Location:      Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima