by Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University and Urban Culture Research Center, Osaka City University

DATE Wed. 13 Dec 2006 9AM. – 4PM.
PLACE at Meeting Room , 2nd floor, Chulalongkorn Auditorium in Chulalongkorn University
Organized by Prof. Dr. Shin Nakagawa
Prof. Dr. Masahiko Yamano
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bussakorn Sumrongthong
Chairperson Prof. Dr. Shin Nakagawa
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bussakorn Sumrongthong
9.00 AM Opening Speech
By Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bussakorn Sumrongthong Deputy Dean of Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University
9.20 AM Introduction to “Western Impact on Indigenous Cultures”
By Prof. Dr. Masahiko Yamano
Department of Human Geography, Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences, Osaka City University
9.40 AM “Tokyo, Postwar of Urban Beauty: Architecture Collecting Stalls and Floating Houses”
By Assoc. Prof. Dr. Masahiko Takamura
Department of architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Hosei University
10.20 AM Break
10.40 AM “Indigenous Power/Knowledge: Moving Away from the ‘West’ and Blurring the Fixed Boundaries”
By Asst. Prof. Dr.Nalinee Tantuvanit
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, Thammasat University
11.20 AM “The Dark and Brilliant Sides of Daiosaka : Focus on the Activities of Kawai Dance”
By. Ms.Eri Shibata
COE Fellow and PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, Osaka City University
12.00 PM Lunch
1.00 PM “Westernization, Homogenization, Globalization and Hybridization”
By Assoc. Prof. Dr. Soraj Hongladarom,
Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University
1.40 PM “Aesthetics and Japan ”
By Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tomohiro Takanashi
Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, Osaka City University
2.20 PM Break
2.40 PM “Thai Music and Its Others: The Westernization of Thai Classical Music Culture in the 21st Century”
By Ms. Paphutsorn Wongratanapitak,
Department of Music, The Faculty of Arts and Humanities, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
3.10PM Final Remark Closing Ceremony
Prof. Dr. Shin Nakagawa
Department of Asian Culture and Urbanism, Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences, Osaka City University