June 4, 2010
On May 28, a seminar was held at JICA-RI on the subject of "Locating Islam in Southeast Asia." This project analyzes characteristics of Islam and its roles in societies of Southeast Asian countries, and discerns changes associated with globalization in these societies.
|Kohei Yoshida, Research Associate|
Following the results presentation, Ken Miichi, Associate Professor of Iwate Prefectural University and research team member, explained the region-specific characteristics of the survey and the future direction of the research project, intended to explore how policy measures should incorporate elements of Islam. Concluding the event, the seminar participants then exchanged views in a discussion.
For the project, a public symposium is scheduled to be held in late July in which notable progress on the research of Islam in Southeast Asia will be reported and debate sessions will be held on papers submitted by Japanese and overseas researchers involved in the project.
RELATED RESEARCH AREA: Aid Strategies
|Day||May 28, 2010(Fri)|