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International Symposium on “Development Research and Teaching in the Post-COVID-19 Era: New Opportunities and Challenges” Feb. 10 [for Members and Generals]

GSID 30th Anniversary Commemorative International Symposium “Development Research and Teaching in the Post-COVID-19 Era: New Opportunities and Challenges”

  • Date: February 10, 2022 (Thursday) 13:00-18:10
  • Platform: Online (Zoom Webinar)
  • Language: English
  • Organizer: Graduate School of International Development (GSID), Nagoya University

13:00-13:10 Welcome Address
– Dr. Seiichi Matsuo, President, Nagoya University

13:10-14:10 Keynote Address 1
– Dr. Bishwapriya Sanyal, Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Development: Which Way Now?”

14:10-14:45 Guest Addresses
– Mr. Takashi Yanagi, Senior Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan
– Ms. Keiko Okada, Deputy Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
– Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) & Emeritus Professor, the University of Tokyo and Rikkyo University
– Mr. Kazushige Endo, Director, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)

14:45-15:15 Introduction to the GSID Video Presentation GSID’s 30-Year Journey
– Dr. Aya Okada, Dean & Professor, GSID, Nagoya University

15:15-15:45 Video Messages from GSID Alumni

15:45-16:00 Break

16:00-17:00 Keynote Address 2
– Dr. Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
“Post-pandemic Transformations: Re-casting Development in an Uncertain World”

17:00-18:00 Panel Discussion: Development Research and Teaching in the Post-COVID-19 Era
– Dr. Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
– Dr. Mbuli Charles Boliko, Representative, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and Seychelles
– Dr. Rizal Affandi Lukman, Senior Advisor to the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Indonesia
– Dr. Norbert Palanovics, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary in Japan
– Dr. Sanae Ito, Professor, GSID, Nagoya University
– Dr. Isamu Okada, Associate Professor, GSID, Nagoya University

18:00-18:10 Closing Session
– Dr. Naoshi Sugiyama, Provost (Supervision and Research), Nagoya University

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