Symposium “Toward the Realization of a Multicultural Society: Collaboration between the University and the Local Community” held at Yokohama Landmark Tower

Yokohama National University ”Research and Education Project for Producing the New Leaders Thinking Globally and Acting Locally”

Yokohama National University

March 8, 2017

Symposium 1:00 p.m.~5:00 p.m.
Social Gathering 5:00 p.m.~6:00 p.m
VENUE: Yokohama Landmark Tower, 25th Floor
Nishi-ku Minatomirai 2-2-1, Yokohama, Kanagawa

Part 1
Keynote Speech “Stateless people and Japanese society”
Professor Chen Tien Shi, Faculty of the International Research and Education, Waseda University

Part 2
Activity Reports

1. Community Involvement Activity by YNU Students at Yokohama Yoshida Junior High School : Through the Digital Storytelling Project

Michiyo Kumata, Kokusai Kyoshitsu (International Classroom) Faculty member at Yokohama Yoshida Junior High School

Chiemi Hanzawa, Assistant Professor, International Strategy Organization, Division of Japanese Language Education

2. A Study on Social Integration of “Indo-china Juniors” in the Kanagawa Prefecture
Mine Sato, Associate Professor, Faculty of Urban Sciences

3. Legal Issues Surrounding Foreign People in Kanagawa Prefecture
Hiroki Suzuki, Attorney of Kanagawa Bar Association

Part 3
Panel Discussion “To Overcome the ‘Unfounded Wall’: Challenges and Prospects of the Government, the University and the Community”Panelists:Takashi Miyazima, Professor Emeritus of Ochanomizu University
Chen Tien Shi, Professor of the Faculty of the International Research and Education, Waseda University
Norman Nakamura, Chairman of the 9th Conference of Foreign Residents in Kanagawa Prefecture, Representative of the Liaison Council of Multi-Cultural Activities
Mika Hasebe, Designated Lecturer of World Language and Society Education Center, Tokyo University of Foreign StudiesModerator:Makiko Higuchi, International Strategy Organization

Part 4
Social Gathering