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【past】 2016 RINDAS International Conference "Understanding Social Exclusion: Dalit Issues in South Asia" [co-hosted with KAKEN(B)] (Feb. 3, 2017)

Date and Time: Friday, 3rd February, 2017, 9:45-18:30
Venue: Room B207, Wagenkan, Fukakusa Campus, Ryukoku University
(Venue: Building No.1)

[Program] 0. Program and Abstracts.pdf

[Opening Session]
9:45-9:55 Opening Remarks
Satoko Nakane (Associate Professor, Ryukoku University)
9:55-10:10 Mission Statement
Mitsuya Dake (Professor, Ryukoku University)


1. 10:15-11:15
Kalinga Tudor Silva [SRI LANKA]
(Professor Emeritus, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
Subaltern Caste Groups as Collateral Victims of War: Why Panchamars Remain Long-term IDPs in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Commentator: Sae Nakamura (Associate Professor, Kyoto University)

2. 11:30-12-30
Yasuko Fujikura [NEPAL]
(Visiting Research Fellow, National Museum of Ethnology)
Citizenship Certificate: Transformation of Marginality in Nepal

Commentator: Makiko Habazaki (Associate Professor, The University of Electro-Communications)

3. 13:30-14:30
Kanako Nakagawa [NEPAL]
(Research Fellow, NIHU Area Study project for South Asia/ National Museum of Ethnology)
The Social Mobility Mediated by Meat Market: Struggles of Caste Ordained Butchers in Nepal

Commentator: Kenichi Tachibana (Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University)

4. 14:30-15:30
Ghulam Hussain [PAKISTAN]
(PhD Student, Sociology/BGHS Universität Bielefeld, Germany
& Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Caste Politics and Anti-Caste Dalit Assertions in Pakistan

Commentator: Sou Yamane (Professor, Osaka University)

5. 15:50-16:50
Ronki Ram [INDIA]
(Visiting Professor of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair of India Studies at Ryukoku University/ Dean of Arts Faculty and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Professor of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India)
Castes within Castes: Dilemmas of a Cohesive Dalit Movement in Contemporary East Punjab

Commentator: Miwako Shiga (Associate Professor, Senshu University)

[General Discussion]
17:00-18:25 Chair: Mitsuya Dake
Pramod Kumar (Director, Institute for Development and Communication (IDC), Chandigarh, India)
Toshie Awaya (Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

18:25-18:30 Closing Remarks

19:00-20:30 Reception at Shieikan Grill, Ryukoku University

【Language: English】
【All are welcome to attend.】
【Contact: Kenta Funahashi(funahashi[at] ※substitute @ for [at]