Conference Outline

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

09:15-10:00 Conference Registration & Coffee | Orion Foyer (5F)

10:00-10:10 Opening Announcements | Orion Hall (5F)
Kiyoshi Mana, IAFOR, Japan

10:10-10:25 Welcome Addresses | Orion Hall (5F)
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan

10:25-10:30 Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners | Orion Hall (5F)

10:30-11:30 Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
Indifferent Publics – The Challenge of Japanese Media Today
Kaori Hayashi, The University of Tokyo, Japan

11:35-12:35 Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
When All the Research Says Otherwise but Fear Remains: On the Role of Facts in Dealing with Future Fears
Georg Adlmaier-Herbst, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany

12:35-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 Keynote Presentation | Orion Hall (5F)
Fearful Futures: Are we Awoke?
Keiko Bang, Bang Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore

15:00-15:25 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award | 2018 Winners Announcement & Screening

15:25-15:45 Conference Photograph

15:45-17:00 Conference Welcome Reception & Poster Session | Orion Hall (5F)


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

09:00-11:00 Parallel Session I

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:15 Parallel Session II

12:15-13:15 Lunch Break

13:00-14:45 Parallel Session III

14:45-15:00 Break

15:00-17:00 Parallel Session IV

17:15-18:00 Featured Presentation
A Past Worth Saving: Reflections on a Lifetime of Cultural and Film Preservation in Hollywood and Japan
Stuart Galbraith IV, Film Historian


Thursday, October 11, 2018

09:00-10:30 Parallel Session I

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:45 Parallel Session II

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:15 Parallel Session III

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-16:30 Featured Panel Presentation | 703 (7F)
The State of Film Studies in Japan
Yutaka Kubo, Waseda University, Japan
Chie Niita, Waseda University, Japan
Tim W. Pollock, Osaka Kyoiku University & Hagoromo University of International Studies, Japan

16:30-16:45 Closing Session | 703 (7F)

17:00-19:00 Conference Dinner


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on September 05, 2018. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.