Symposium at the Maison Franco-Japonaise in Tokyo

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Symposium organized by Exploring Franco Japanese relationships in academia through the lens of journals in humanities and social sciences

Date: Wednesday, June 5th, from 13h00 to 17h00, room 601 of the Maison Franco-Japonaise in Tokyo
Language: simultaneous translation Japanese-French will be provided.

Description: is pleased to invite you to a symposium on the subject of Franco Japanese relationships in academia, viewed through the lens of scientific research and publishing in the fields of social sciences and humanities.
Speakers from diverse backgrounds will discuss the topic, focusing on their own field of expertise.

Confirmed speakers:

  • David-Antoine Malinas – Attaché for University Cooperation at the Embassy of France in Tokyo: Cooperation between French and Japanese universities
  • Cécile Sakai – Director, French Research Institute on Japan at Maison franco-japonaise (UMIFRE 19 MEAE-CNRS), with the editorial team of Ebisu (Sophie Buhnik and Mathieu Capel, researchers and co-chief editors) and Amira Zegrour, editorial assistant: Presenting Ebisu, a French-language journal on Japanese studies.
  • Thomas Parisot & Jérémie Roche – Reception of francophone journals in sociale sciences and humanities in Japan – Facts & figures about the usage of in Japanese universities
  • Yuji Kawaguchi – Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies: Studying French in Japan nowadays. The case study of linguistics
  • Yoko Maki – Professor at Sophia University: Progress and limitations of international intellectual exchanges – the point of view of a sociologist.
  • Limited seats available – please register by sending an email to

    The Maison Franco-Japonaise is a ten-minute walk from Ebisu Station.