Convegni e workshops

Convegni e workshop su temi specifici sono organizzati di norma in collaborazione con università o istituti di ricerca giapponesi ed europei. École Française d’Extrême-Orient e Institute for Research in Humanities rimangono i partners privilegiati per i convegni, ma la collaborazione in questo campo non è esclusiva. La Scuola è presente da più di trent’anni nella comunità scientifica internazionale tra i centri di ricerca stranieri in Giappone dove presentare i risultati degli studi in corso.

Convegni e workshops


Ageing Society in Italy and Japan: A Multidisciplinary Workshop

ONLINE EVENT November 12-13 2021


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The global emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemics strongly impacted on the perception and management of distances. Social, economic, logistic and psychological consequences of distancing procedures affected many aspects of our life and interactions, allowing rethinking and reshaping spaces both physical and virtual, and involving new forms of theoretical and practical thoughts and studies. Within this scenario, the dynamic interplay between physical and virtual distances has assumed new forms, forcing innovative cross-disciplinary attitudes as well as the design of new perspectives for future research.

The workshop focusses on Japan and Italy, and combines multidisciplinary research to discuss the notion of distance, along the line traced by a previous event held in 2020. This second meeting has been organized in cooperation  with the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCast) of the University of Tokyo (the 8th cross-disciplinary workshop in their series). As before, scholars and experts from different disciplines will share their knowledge on the common discussion platform of how the perception of distance is addressing new research trends in scientific and humanistic studies.