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The First International Conference on “The Comparative History of City Growth in India and Japan: A Case study of the Iron Cities”
Date & Time: 30th June 14:00-17:00 and 1st July 11:00-17:00
Venue: The Third Conference Room in Faculty of Letters
Faculty of Law and Letters Building 2, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo

Day 1: 30th June
14:00-14:20  Opening Remarks 
             by Dr. Tsukasa Mizushima (Professort, the University of Tokyo)
14:20-14:50  “A Short History of the State-Owned Yawata Steel Works and the Yawata City”
             by Mr. Sinsaku Kato (Ph.D. Student, the University of Tokyo)
14:50-15:20  “Maps and GIS data of Yawata and Jamshedpur”
             by Mr. Ippei Sekido (Research Fellow, the University of Tokyo)
15:20-15:50  “Previous Studies on Yawata Steel Works and Yawata City”
             by Mr. Shinsei Nigi (Undergraduate, the University of Tokyo)
15:50-16:00  Break
16:00-16:30  “A Study on the formation of Jamshedpur City in the Early Twentieth Century”
             by Dr. Michihiro Ogawa (Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies)
16:30-17:00  Discussion

Day 2: 1st July
11:00-11:50   “Professional and Educational Backgrounds of TISCO Labour Forces in the Early 20th Century”
             by Dr. Chikayoshi Nomura (Associate Professor, Osaka City University)
11:50-13:00   Lunch Break
13:00-14:00  “Jamshedpur City Region and Its Agglomeration Effect”
             by Dr. Rajnish Kumar (Postdoctoral Fellow, The Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, India)
14:00-15:00  “Industrial Cities in India: A Study of Steel City”
             by Dr. Amaresh Dubey (Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)
15:00-15:20   Break
15:20-16:50   General Discussion

Please feel free to join us.
Contact: Ippei Sekido,
Tel. 03-5841-8944

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Center for the Study of Contemporary India at The University of Tokyo
c/o. Prof. Tsukasa MIZUSHIMA, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo

Room # 416, Yayoi Sogo Building,
The University of Tokyo,
1-1-1, Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032
Tel. & Fax. 03-5841-8944

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