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Japan Society of Sport Sociology Conference Programs


23th Annual Conference, March 21-22, 2014

@ Hokkaido University

Special Lecture Organized by The Conference Organizing Committee
“The Nazi kitchen: For the kitchen of the future”
by Tatsushi FUJIWARA (Kyoto University)
Moderator: Tomonori ISHIOKA (Hokkaido University)

Research Committee Symposium
“Sports and education: Corporal punishment in education and sport”
1) “The concept of the body and system of education in Japan which tolerates corporal punishment”
by Tetsuo NISHIYAMA (Kansai University)
2) “Double bind over teaching sport”
by Takashi OKUMURA (Rikkyo University)
3) “Violence and the modern public education system: With a focus on bullying and corporal punishment”
by Yoshimasa KANO (Kagawa University)
Moderator: Atsuo SUGIMOTO (Kansai University)

“Politics and sports: Tohoku in Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics”
1) “The invisible subject of the Tokyo Olympics”
by Satoshi USHIO (The Asahi Newspaper)
2) “Disaster relief activities amid hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympics”
by Mitsuru KUROSU (Fukushima University)
3) “Development, disaster relief and the Olympic Movement”
by Kyoko RAITA (Chukyo University)
Moderators: Natsuko SAKA (Hitotsubashi University), Osamu TAKAMINE (Meiji University)

Student Members Forum Organized by Research Committee
“What will happen to the athletes?: Taking refugees vs. self-realization”
Toyokazu ISHIHARA (Ritsumeikan University)
Takeshi YOSHIDA (Tokoha University)
Commentator: Yoshio TAKAHASHI (University of Tsukuba)

22th Annual Conference, March 18-19, 2013

@ Fukuyama University

Symposium Organized by International Exchange Committee
“The current state of masculinity studies in the field of sports”
1) “The future of modern, male-dominated sport”
by Kimio ITO (Kyoto University)
2) “Masculinity in martial arts culture: From participant observation in the dojo and the life histories of martial arts athletes”
by Takayuki OKAI (Toyo Eiwa University)
3) “Ethnographic approaches to understanding Japanese masculinities in sport: Reflecting the shift in the gender studies of sport”
by Brent McDonald (Victoria University)
Commentator: Akira KURASHIMA (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Moderator: Osamu TAKAMINE (Meiji University)

Invited Lecture From Korea
“Foreign professional athletes and racial/ethnic issues in Korean society: Racial integration or racial conflict?”
by Seongsik Cho (Professor of Sport Industry & Management, Hanyang University & senior vice-president of Korean Society for the Sociology of Sport)

Research Committee Symposium
“Sports and education: The current state and visions for the 21st century”
1) “A possible new relationship between education and sports: Welcoming by pure donation”
by Yoshiaki KAMEYAMA (Ryukoku University)
2) ”’Death’ in sport as education: Sport in societies confronting ‘death’”
by Yasunao KOJITA (Nara Women’s University)
3) “The past, present and future of physical education: Can P.E. be fun?”
by Hideto SUZUKI (Tokyo Gakugei University)
Commentators: Atsuo SUGIMOTO (Kansai University), Keiji MATSUDA (Tokyo Gakugei University)
Moderator: Koichi KIKU (University of Tsukuba)

“Politics and sports: The politics of the London Olympics”
1) “The aims and background of the London Olympic policy of David Cameron’s coalition government”
by Hiroyuki AONUMA (Musashino Art University)
2) “The 2012 London Olympics and sport policy in the UK: The national strategy of local sports promotion”
by Fumihiro KANEKO (Graduate student of the Hitotsubashi University)
3) “Urban development and sports mega-events: By focusing on the London Olympics”
by Hideki MATSUBAYASHI (Kanto Gakuen University)
Commentator: Yasuhiro SAKAUE (Hitotsubashi University), Takayuki YAMASHITA (Ritsumeikan University)
Moderator: Yuji ISHIZAKA (Kanto Gakuen University)

Student Members Forum Organized by Research Committee
“Towards a sociology of ‘sports for the disabled’: ‘Disability’ in everyday life”
Tadashi WATARI (Tokuyama University)
Masahiro KAWANISHI (Kinki Health Welfare University)
Commentator: Takashi YAMASAKI (Graduate student of the University of Tsukuba)
Moderators: Futa SUZUKI (Graduate student of Hitotsubashi University), Akari KUROSU (Graduate student of Hitotsubashi University)

21th Annual Conference, March 18-19, 2012

@ Kumamoto University

Special Lecture Organized by the Conference Organizing Committee
“Changes in the community prompted by “Lifestyle agriculture"”
by Sadao TOKUNO (Kumamoto University)

Research Committee Symposiums
“Sports and education: The past and present honeymoon”
1) “Current issues in physical education and sports”
by Masayuki TAMAKI (Sports journalist)
2) “The pre-modern body: a site of connection and value creation”
by Keiko NAKAE (Seikei University)
3) “From pre-modern to modern sports: Sports of the aristocracy and gentry”
by Masayuki ISHII (Waseda University)
Moderator: Koichi KIKU (University of Tsukuba)

“Politics and Sports: Rethinking the politics of sports”
Kenji SAITO (University of Tsukuba)
Masamine OZAKI (Hitotsubashi University)
Nobuhiro NAKAJIMA (Tohoku University)
Commentators: Takayuki YAMASHITA (Ritsumeikan University), Kimio ITO (Kyoto University)
Moderator: Natsuko SAKA (Hitotsubashi University)

Symposium Organized by International Exchange Committee
“Development and Sport viewed from Asia”
Jay Mandle (Colgate University)
Myungmi KIM (Shizuoka University)
Tomonori ISHIOKA (Hokkaido University)

Student Members Forum Organized by Research Committee
“Sports as a sorting device”
Takeshi HARAGUCHI (Researcher at Osaka City University Urban Research Plaza)
Commentators: Shun UETA (Graduate student of the University of Tsukuba), Takashi YAMASAKI (Graduate student of the University of Tsukuba)
Moderator: Futa SUZUKI (Graduate student of Hitotsubashi University)

20th Annual Conference, June 24-26, 2011

@ Seikei University

Keynote address
“Social process and the dream of sport”
by Ryuzo UCHIDA (Tokyo University)

Keynote symposium
“Dismantling sport sociology: a sociology of “sport sociology”
1) “Sports should return to its homeland of "fiction"”
by Nozomu IKEI (Kobe College, retired)
2) “Far from Huizinga?”
by Shun INOUE (Professor emeritus, Osaka University)
3) “On the possibilities of body theory”
by Yoshiaki KAMEYAMA (Ryukoku University)
4) “Identity politics of sport sociology: It’s androgynous nature”
by Toshio SAEKI (Professor emeritus, University of Tsukuba)
Moderator: Takayuki YAMASHITA (Ritsumeikan University), Keiko NAKAE (Seikei University)

Research Committee Symposium
“The localization and diversification of media sport”
1) “Local media and the development of student football”
by Haruo HIGASHIMOTA (Kyoto Women’s University)
2) “World Cup soccer and the role of local ambushers”
by Chihiro MORITSU (Miyazaki Municipal University)
3) “Mega events and local media “
by Isamu KURODA (Kansai University)
Moderator: Lee THOMPSON (Waseda University)

After Hours Session
“The ‘new public sphere’ in sport”
Hidesato TAKAHASHI (Nara University of Education)
Keiji MATSUDA (Tokyo Gakugei University)
Sadao MORIKAWA (Professor emeritus, Nippon Sport Science University)

Luncheon meeting
“Two years of Japan Journal of Sport Sociology: A summary of the contents”
by Satoshi SHIMIZU (University of Tsukuba)

Open Session, November 27, 2011, Seikei University
“Crisis of Elite Sports”
1) “Toward an “open” solidarity of athletes: From the standpoint of the athlete”
by Tomohiro NAGATSUKA (Professional cyclist)
2) “Reforming elite sports: From the standpoint of governance”
by Noriyuki ICHIHARA (Executive Director of Japanese Olympic Committee)
3) “The sport media hope for new value: From the standpoint of the media”
by Shigeru SUGIYAMA (Former director, NHK Sports Broadcasting Center)
4) “Second careers and social resources: From the standpoint of athlete support”
by Hirotaka SOMA (National Training Center)
Moderator: Koichi KIKU (University of Tsukuba), Hiroshi MIZUKAMI (Nihon University)


19th Annual Conference, March 28-29, 2010

@ Iwate University

Special Lecture Planned by The Conference Executive Committee:
“Community Sports Policy in Germany”
by Rolf Meier (German Sport University Cologne)

Research Committee Project:
“The Present Condition and Problems of Media Sports”

1) “From the Broadcasting Booth: What Sports Broadcasts Convey”
by Hiroshi Yamamoto (Hosei University)
2) “From the Editorial Room: Sports Journalism in Transformation”
by Tohru Nakakoji (The Asahi Newspaper)
3)“From the Local Scene: Sport’s Contribution to the Local Community”
by Hiroyuki Kusakari (Tohoku Broadcasting)
Commentator: Lee Thompson (Waseda University)
Moderator : Taketo Kai (Nara Women’s University)

Collaborative Project between Japan and Korea Society of Sports Sociology:
“The Development and Challenges of Sport Policy in Korea”

Moderator : Hitoshi Ebishima (Biwako Seikei Sports College)
Presentation : Park Yon-Oku (Korea Society of Sports Sociology)
Commentator: Takayuki Yamashita (Ritsumeikan University)

18th Annual Conference, March 23-24, 2009

@Kansai University

Project of The Executive and International Exchange Committee 1:
“The Revival of Traditional Sports”

1) “The Revival of Pisa and Gioco del Ponte”
by Lorenzo Bani (President, UISP)
2) “The Revival and the Development of Traditional Sports in China”
by Eh Jeng-Dong (Beijing Sport University)
3) “The Revival of Ethnic Sports in Ifugao, Northern Luzon Island”
by Takeshi Kumano (Kansai University)
Commentator: Isamu Kuroda (Kansai University)
Moderator : Atsuo Sugimoto (Kyoto University of Education)

Project of The Executive and International Exchange Committee 2:
Lecture: “The Media and The Beijing Olympic Games”
by Gong Wenxiang (Beijing University)

The Research Committee Project:
“Sports, the Body and Nationalism”

1) “Sports and Nationalism: The Nature of the Problems-”
by Satoshi Shimizu (Tsukuba University)
2) “The Logic and Emotion of Sport and the Media with Regard to Nationalism: The Audience and Spectacle of the National”
by Kiyoshi Abe (Kwansei Gakuin University)
3) “Woman and Sports in Modern Japan: From “A Good Wife and A Wise Mother” to Maternal Feminism under Fascism-”
by Keiko Ikeda (Yamaguchi University)
Panelist : Toshihito Kayano (Tsuda College)
Moderator : Hiroki Ogasawara (Kobe University)

17th Annual Conference, March 17-18, 2008

@Chukyo University

Symposium Planned by Conference Executive Committee:
“The Changing Face of Japanese Professional Baseball”

Guest Speakers:
Seijun Ninomiya (Sports Journalist)
Kunio Yoshida (Chiba Lotte Marines)
Tetsushi Shibata (Nippon Television Network Corporation)
Commentator : Satoshi Shimizu (Tsukuba University)
Moderator : Tetsuro Nishiyama (Chukyo University)

Symposium Planned by International Exchange Committee:
“Traditional Sports and Social Change in Asia”

1) “Prospects and Social Transformations of Teakwondo in Korea”
by Park, Jin Kyung (Kwandon University)
2) “The Problem of the Modernization of Sumo as a Traditional Japanese Sport”
by Lee Thompson (Waseda University)
3) “The Differentiation and Extension of Swimming from a Competitive Sport to a Healthy Exercise”
by Takeo Nomura (Tsukuba University)
Commentator : Kimio Itoh (Kyoto University)
Moderators :
Soon-Hee Whang (Tsukuba University)
Takayuki Yamashita (Ritsumeikan University)

Symposium Planned by The Research Committee:
“Methodological Nationalism: Critical Examining the Complicity of Media Discourse and Nationalism”

Moderator: Hiroki Ogasawara (Kobe University)
Presentations :
1) “Discourse in Sports: Focusing on Soccer-”
by Hiroyuki Morita (Journalist)
2) “Nationalism in Body Theory”
by Atsuhisa Yamamoto (Sophia University)
3) “The Emergence of Nationalism in Professional Japanese Sumo”
by Rikidou Tomikawa (Mongolian Bukh Club)

16th Annual Conference, March 26-27, 2007

@Kanazawa University,

Special Lecture Planned by The Executive Committee:
“Sports in Pre-War High Schools”
by Hideaki Ohkubo (Hitotsubashi University)

Symposium Designed by The ExecutiveCommittee:
“Space of Sport and Sport of Space: City and State in the Prewar Japan”

Presentations: 1) “Urban Spaces Created by Sports: The Tokyo Olympic Games as Project“
by Yuji Ishizaka (Tsukuba University)
2) “Urban Space and Sports Administration in Wartime”
by Naoki Seki (Hirosaki Gakuin University)
3) “Leisure Space in Sendai during the War”
by Naoki Yoshihara (Touhoku University)
Commentators: Yasuhiro Sakaue (Fukushima University)
Takato Ozawa (Tokyo University)
Natsuko Saka (Hitotsubashi University)

International Symposium:
“Globalization and Sports in Asia”

Moderators : Atsuo Sugimotoi (Kyoto University of Education)
Takayuki Yamashita (Ritsumeikan University)
Presentations: 1) “Globalization and Sports”
by Steve Jackson (University of Otago, New Zealand)
2) “Professional Sports and Rise and Fall of Athletes: Focusing on Sumo in Japan”
by Shin Ihan (University of South Carolina, The U.S.A.)
3) Soon-Hee Whang (Tsukuba University)
Commentator: Kwan Hyomin (Kwan-un University, Korea)

15th Annual Conference, March 27-28, 2006

@Nara University of Education

Special Lecture:
“Mega-events and Urban Space: The Historical Meaning of the Second-round Tokyo Olympics”
by Takashi Machimura (Hitotsubashi University)

Symposium Planned by The Conference Executive Committee:
" Body Performance in a Multicultural World”

Coordinator: Kenichi Kai (Nara Women’s University)
Panelists : Masayoshi Morioka (Nara Women’s University),
Yuiko Washio (Pianist)
Masakazu Nomura (The National Folklore Museum)

International Symposium:
“Japan and Korea in Sport System of Asia: Making Sense of the Japan-Korea FIFA World Cup”

Moderators : Yoshio Takahashi (Nagoya University)
Soon-Hee Whang (Tsukuba University)
Speakers : Hiroyuki Hamaguchi (Dentsu corp.)
Ken Arimoto (London University)
Hi-jyun Chong (University of East Asia, Korea)
Commentators: Isamu Kuroda (Kansai University)
Kyon-Fun Lee (Kwan-un University, Korea)

Symposium Planned by The Research Committee:
“Space of Sport and Sport of Space: Development, Resistance and the City-”

Moderator: Shun Inoue (Konan Women’s University)
Speakers: Tetsuro Nishiyama (Chukyo University)
Tomonori Nishioka (Tsukuba University)
Kennosuke Tanaka (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Hitotsubashi University)



14th Annual Conference, March 28-29, 2005

@Tsukuba University

Buzz Session of The Conference Executive Committee:
“Talking About The Olympics in the Language of Sport Sociology”
Planner: Kaoru Kitamura (Juntendo University)

Focused Research A:
“Watching the Documentary ‘Triumphal March and 30 days of their own’”
Coordinator: Lee Thompson (Waseda University)

Focused Study B:
“Sport and Language 2: The Sports Announcer Ichiro Furutachi”

Coordinator and Moderator: Keiji Matsuda (Tokyo Gakugei University)
Panelists : Yasuo Shimizu (Tohyo Bunka Laboratory of Rinanji)
Masashi Okamura (Prefectural High School of Suma)
Kenichiro Umezu (Kure University)
Commentators : William Kelly (Yale University)
Shun Inoue (Konan Woman’s University)

13th Annual Conference, March 26-27, 2004

@Hokkaido University of Education

Special Lecture:
“Outdoor Activity in the Context of Nature and Society”
by Andrew Brookes (La Trobe University Bendigo, Australia)

“Tourism Development and Local Communities: The Potential for Outdoor ‘Activity’ Tourism in Hokkaido"

Coordinator : Kazushi Maeda (Hokkaido University of Education)
Presentations: 1)“The Bon Dance and Value-creating Regional Development”
by Shigekazu Adachi (Aichi University of Education),
2) “‘Nature Schools’ and the Implementation of Regional Cooperation”
by Tohru Shinshi (Representative, ABUKUMA Nature School Network (NPO))

Focused Study A:
“Watching ‘Rocks With Wings,’ A PBS Documentary (America)”
Coordinator: Lee Thompson (Waseda University)

Focused Study B:
“Sport and Language 1: Sport as Discourse and Sport Beyond Discourse

Coordinator : Keiji Matsuda (Okayama University)
Moderator : Soon-Hee Whang (Tsukuba University)
Presentators: David Leheny (University of Wisconsin)
Yoshitaka Mohri (Kyusyu University)
Keiji Matsuda (Okayama University)
Panelists : John Horne (Edinburgh University)
Atsuo Sugimoto (Kyoto University of Education)

12th Annual Conference, March 22-23, 2003

@Okayama University

Special Lecture (1):
“International Trends in the Sociology of Sport”
by Dr. Joseph Maguire (Loughborough University, U.K.)

Focused Study:
<Session A>
“The 2002 FIFA World Cup and the Media (2): What did the Japan-Korea (or Korea-Japan) World Cup Achieve as Media Sport?

Moderator: Isamu Kuroda (Kwansai University)
Panelists : Tohru Nakakoji (The Asahi Shimbun Company)
Hwang, Seongbin (Ritsumeikan University)
Chihiro Moritsu (Doshisha University)

<Session B>
“How to Grasp the Body: Mental (Metaphysical) vs. Physical Body Theory”

Moderator: Keiji Matsuda (Okayama University)
Panelists : Nozomu Ikei (Ex-President of JSSS)
Kusaka Yuko (Ibaraki University)
Takeshi Nozaki (Kagawa University)
Hasamoto Kayo (Hosei University)

Special Lecture (2):
“Making an Event of Soccer and Japanese Society,”
by Dr. Manzenreiter, W (University of Vienna, AUSTRIA)

“The Psychologization of Society and Sports”

Presenters: Eisho Ohmura (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Rika Kayama (Kobe Design University)
Yasushi Yamanouchi (Ferris University)
Moderator: Koichi Kiku (Nara Women’s University)
Commentators: Kazue Kawahara (Kyoto Tachibana University)
Yoshimasa Kano (Kagawa University)
Coordinator : The Conference Executive Committee

11th Annual Conference, March 28-29, 2002

Kyusyu University

The World Cup Korea-Japan and Media

Isamu KURODA(Kansai University)

Hiroki OGASAWARA(London Smith)
Chihiro MORITSU(Doushisya University)
Hwang Seong-bin(Ritsumeikan University)

Luciana Vieira(Shiga University)

The School and Body Culture

Atsuo SUGIMOTO (Kyoto University of Education)
Takeshi NOZAKI (Kgawa University)
KeijiMATSUDA (Okayama University)
WhangeSoon Hee(Tsukuba University)

10th Annual Conference, March 26-28, 2001

Tsukuba University

Special Lecture
The Elite and Sport in Modern Japan
Yo TAKEUCHI (Kyoto University)

Symposium 1
"Sport and Technology"
Yoshiaki KAMEYAMA (Ryukoku University)
Presentations Jun WATANABE (Tokyo Keizai University)
Masataka KASHIHARA (Otemon Gakuin University)
Yasunori KANEKO (Mizuno corp.)

Symposium 2
"Sport and Gloablization"
Toshio SAEKI (Tsukuba University)
Haruo NOGAWA (Juntendo University)
Presentations Soon-Hee WHANG (Tsukuba University)
Kimberly S. Schimmel (Kent State University)
Jae-On KIM (The University of Iowa)

Round Table Session1
"Fieldwork concerning the Bodies"
Coordinator Kazunori MATSUMURA (Tsukuba University)
Presentations Akira KURASHIMA (Kyoto University)
Tkaketo KAI(Aichi University of Education)
Masaki UKAI (Kyoto Bunkyo University)
Hiroaki YOSHII (Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University)

Round Table Session2
"Sociology of Fotball"
Coordinator :
Takayuki YAMASHITA (Ritsumeikan University)
Yoshimi NAKATSUKA (Univ. of Tsukuba Senior High School)
Presentations :
Jhon HORNE (Edinburgh University)
Ahn Min-seok (Choongang University)
Hiroko MAEDA (National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya)



9th Annual Conference, March 26-27, 2000

Jochi University

Special Lecture
"Victory at all costs!: Taking Risks in 20th Century War and Sprot"
Keynote speaker: Peter Donnelly (President of NASSS,Tronto University,Canada)
Guest speaker: Nicola Porro (ISSA,Cassino University,Italy)

"Nationalism and Sport"
Koji TAKI (philosophist)

"Sports and Media during the War in Japan 1937-45"
Yasuhiro SAKAUE (Fukushima University)

"How to make Global Cultures of Sports"
Tetsuro NISHIYAMA (Chukyo University)

Round Table Session
"Modern of Bodies"
Coordinator : Satoshi SHIMIZU (Tsukuba University)
Commentator : Yoshiaki KAMEYAMA (Ryukoku University)
Presentations : Kayo HASAMOTO (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
Akira KURASHIMA (Kyoto University)
Atsuhisa MATSUDA (Tsukuba University)
Koichi KIKU (Nara Women's University)

8th Annual Conference, March 26-27, 1999

Hiroshima Astele Plaza

Special Lecture
"Present Conditions, Education, and Sport Culture"
Fumiya Tamiaki (President of Molten)

Public Symposium
"New Expectations for Sport"
Coordinator : Sadamitsu ARAI (Hirosima City University)
Presentations : Katsuya KODAMA (Mie University)
Yoshiaki KAMEYAMA (Ryukoku University)
Kazuko TAKAHASHI (Yokohama National University)

Round Table Session
"The Attraction of Sport Sociology"
Coordinator : Hiroshi KOMUKU (Kagawa University)
Presentations : Haruo HIGASHIMOTO (Kyoto Bunka College)
Keiji MATSUDA (Okayama University)

"Appraising Sport Sociology: The Views from Sociology and Physical Education"
Coordinator : Kanji KOTANI (Kure University)
Presentations : Hideaki HIRANO (Hosei University)
Takayuki YAMASHITA (Ritsumeikan University)

7th Annual Conference, March 26-27, 1998

Kobe University

Keynote Address
"The 21st Century: A Society of Leisure?"
 Shuzo Ishimori (The National Museum of Ethnology)

Public Symposium
"Sport and Society in Transition"
Coordinator : Yasuo YAMAGUCHI (Kobe University)
Presentations : Sadao MORIKAWA (Nippon College of Physical Education)
Haruo NOGAWA (National Institute of Fitness and Sports)
Chihiro KANEMITSU (Senior Vice President , Orix Baseball Club)
Commentator : Futoshi HIGUCHI (Asahi Newspaper)

Symposium A
"Sport Criticism"
Coordinator : Yoshiaki KAMEYAMA (Ryukoku University)
Presentations : Hajime HIRAI (Shiga University)
Kenji NAGASUMI (Kyoto Newspaper)

Symposium B
"Sport and Local Development"
Coordinator : Hirohide NAGAYOSHI (Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences)
Presentations : Masatoshi SANBONMATSU (Fukuoka University of Education)
Masashi KAWANISHI (National Institute of Fitness and Sports)

Round Table Session
"Teaching Sport Sociology"
Coordinator : Hiroshi KOMUKU (Kagawa University)
Presentations : Kanji KOTANI (Kure University)
Kazunori MATSUMURA (Tsukuba University)

Special Lecture
"Sportization and Globalization - Process-sociological Perspective"
Joseph MAGUIRE(Loughborough University)

6th Annual Conference, March 26-28, 1997

Ritsumeikan University

Workshop Session 1:
"How Sport Can Change Asia: The First Asian-Hosted World Cup"

Ichiro Sayama (sport commentator/editor, Japan),
"Soccer: Bitter Reflections on the Limitations and Possibilities of Japanese Society"

John Horne (Mory House Institute, Heriot-Watt University, U. K.),
"Globalization and Football"

Nobuhiko Nakajima (Tohoku University, Japan),
"Soccer and Japanese Local Communities"

Jong-Young Lee (Korean National University of Physical Education, Korea),
"World-Cup Co-hosting and Korean Society"

Workshop Session 2:
"Sport Culture and the Transformation of Modern Society"

Jacques Defrance and Christian H. Pociello (University of Paris, Sud-Orsay, France),
"Structure and Evolution of the Field of Sports in France (1960-1990):
A 'functional,' historical and prospective analytical essay"

Janet C. Harris (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, U. S. A.),
"American Engrossment with American Sports:
Stability at the Center of an Athletic Vortex"

Atsuo Sugimoto (Kyoto University of Education, Japan),
"Transformation of the Consumer Society and Sport Culture in Japan"

Richard Gruneau (Simon Fraser University, Canada),
"Canadian Sport in the Society of the Spectacle"

Workshop Session 3:
"Sport and Power in Modern Society"

Soon Hee Whang (Tsukuba University, Japan),
"Body Image and Symbolic Power"

Alan Tomlinson (University of Brighton, U. K.),
"Power Resistance and Sport: Perspectives from British Cultural Studies"

Satoshi Shimizu (Tsukuba University, Japan),
"A Program on the Microphysics of Power: Gymnastic Exercise as Tools"

Jacques DeFrance (University of Paris Sud-Orsay, France),
"How to Interpret the Transformation of Sport Practices"

Kimio Ito (Osaka University, Japan),
"Masculinity and Modern Sports"

"Sports and the Formation of the Modern Nation-State"

Burn-Jang Lim (Seoul National University, Korea),
"Sport and the Modernization of Korean Society"

Henning Eichberg (Idraetsforsk= Research Institute of Sport, Body and Culture, Denmark),
"The National, the Global, the Tribal: A Trialectical Approach to the Identity Question in Sports"

Eric Dunning (University of Leicester, U. K.),
"Nation-State Formation, Globalization, and the Development of Modern Sport"

Shun Inoue (Kyoto University, Japan),
"Sport and the Martial Arts in the Making of Modern Japan"

5th Annual Conference, March 28-29, 1996

Miyagi University of Education

"Exploring Theoretical Possibilities in Sports Sociology Part 1: The Body"

Takayuki Yamashita (Ritsumeikan University),
"Cultural Studies and the Body"

Koichi Kiku (Nara Women's University),
"Eliasian Sports Sociology and the Body"

Shunya Yoshimi (Tokyo University),
"Japanese Sports and the Body"



4th Annual Conference, March 29-30, 1995

Urayasu Campus, Meikai University

A Debate on "The Merits and Demerits of Media Sports"

Kaoru Kitamura (Juntendo University) and Masumi Yashima (Meikai University)

The Demerits: Gentaro Taniguchi (Sport Journalist)

The Merits: Toshio Mamiya (Juntendo University;
former Chief of Planning and Development Department, Dentsu)

Toshio Saeki (Tsukuba University)

3rd Annual Conference, March 30-31, 1994

Aichi University

Public Symposium:
"Sport Events and Citizen Participation"

Sadao Morikawa (Japan University of Physical Education) and
Satosi Hanawa (Chukyo Women's University)

Sadamitsu Arai (Hiroshima University),
"Sport Events and Citizen Participation: From Children's Groups to the Asian Games"

Yoshiro Shiraishi (Kurume University),
"Strategies of Citizen Participation at the Fukuoka Universiad"

Akihito Saito (Wappa Kyodo Printing),
"The Aichi National Athletic Meet, Seen from the Perspective of Sport for the Handicapped"

Kenji Miyazaki (Author),
"Citizen Participation in J-League"

General Symposium:
"Sport and the Body"

Shun Inoue (Osaka University) and Ken Kageyama (Aichi University of Education)

Keynote Speech:
Peter Donnelly (McMaster University, Canada),
"Body and Sport: in Relation to Cultural Studies in England and North America"

Kazunori Matsumura (Tsukuba University)

Takeshi Okada (Kagoshima University),
"History and Characteristics of Research on 'the Body,'
Focusing on the Area of Physical Education"

Soon Hee Whang (Tsukuba University),
"The Body as Culture: A Cultural Comparison of the 'Face'"

Masaru Okazaki (Nagoya Ueda Minami Primary School),
"The Body and Authority"

Hideaki Hirano (Hosei University),
"The Significance of the Theory of Body Culture"

2nd Annual Conference, March 29-30, 1993

Faculty of Education, Kagawa University

"Beyond Modern Sport"

Toshio Saeki (Tsukuba University) and Hiroshi Komuku (Tenri University)

Kunihiko Karaki (Hitotsubashi University),
"'Soft Sports' as Harbingers of Cultural Transformation"

Toshio Nakamura (Japan University of Physical Education),
"Postmodern Sport"

Yoshiaki Kameyama (Ryukoku University),
"Beyond Modern Sport: A Theory of the Body"

Masumi Yashima (Meikai University), Okuno Takuji (Konan University),
Shimizu Satoshi (Tsukuba University)

1st Annual Conference, March 30-31, 1992

Nara Women's University

"Sociological Approaches to Traditional Sports (Including the Martial Arts)"

Hiroshi Komuku (Tenri University) and Yoshiaki Kameyama (Ryukoku University)

Hideo Tatano (Kyushu University),
"The Transformation of the Institution of Judo"

Lee Thompson (Osaka Gakuin University),
"Tradition and Modernity in Sumo"

Kimio Itoh (Osaka University),
"Discourse, Form, and Practice in a Martial Art: Kendo"

Ken Kageyama (Aichi University of Education) and
Hideki Nishimura (Kochi Women's University)