Japanese Studies in the Philippines: A Forum and Nationwide Research Competition Year 3

The UP Asian Center and the Japan Foundation Manila will hold the “Japanese Studies in the Philippines: A Forum and Nationwide Research Competition Year 3”  on 6 March 2021, 8 am – 3 pm, Philippine Standard Time, via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public but interested participants are required to register using an authenticated Zoom account.

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PANEL 1: IDENTITY and WORKPLACE DIVERSITY (8:30 am – 9:30 am)

• Hafu, Never Full: Vulnerabilities of Japan’s Mixed-Raced Minority under COVID-19 Pandemic
          Jose Villarin, University of the Philippines

• Towards Gender Diversity: Opportunities for Change in Japan in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mary Chikiamco, Miriam College

• Workplace Diversity in Arubaito among Filipino Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic 
           Paul Serafica, Polytechnic University of the Philippines

PANEL 2 | ECONOMY and GOVERNANCE (9:30 am – 10:30 am)

• Encouraging the Next Generation of Farmers in Japan: A Results Chain Framework Policy Analysis 
          Katrina Principe, University of the Philippines Diliman

• Fisheries in Japan and the Philippines
          Eliza Lim, University of the Philippines Diliman

• Strategies of Local Government Units in Managing Revitalization Initiatives: The Case study of Higashikawa town in Hokkaido, Japan
         Christel Sobredo, University of the Philippines Diliman

PANEL 3 | LANGUAGE, CULTURE and SOCIETY (10:30 am – 11:30 am)

• Philippine Nikkeijin as Agents of Multiculturalism in Japan and the Philippines
          Anton Miranda, University of the Philippines Diliman

• A Phenomenological Study in Language Acquisition through Acculturation: The Case of the Filipino Immigrants in Japan
          Marieneth Malubag, Marinduque State College

• Gender Equality in the Japanese Workforce: Revisiting the Equal Employment Opportunity Law
          Angeline de Leon, University of the Philippines

PANEL 4 |  LABOR, STATE, and FOREIGN POLICY (12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)

• Navigating Japan’s Foreign Policy from Within: The Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and its Impact on Japan-ASEAN Relations
          Jonald Bagasina, University of the Philippines Diliman

• The Vicious Cycle of Work, Family Life, and Societal Expectations for Japanese Women as Seen Through the Lens of State Policies
          Bernadette Buencuseso, University of the Philippines Diliman

• Alienation and Affect in Legal V Moto Bengoshi Shoko Takanashi’s Depiction of Power Harassment 
          Myra Mortega, Ateneo de Manila University

GUIDELINES: REGISTRATION and WEBINAR PROPER

To view registration guidelines and in-webinar reminders, please visit this page. The forum and research competition showcases the Japan-related research of Filipino undergraduate and graduate students. The event is organized by the Japan Foundation, Manila and the UP Asian Center.

Posted: February 22, 2021 15:22