6th AFMA Conference in Tokyo 2006
April 20, 2006 updated
May 13-14, 2006
at Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies
Fuchu, Tokyo, JAPAN
6th AFMA Conference in Tokyo will be held at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 13-14 May 2006
"Middle East Perspectives from East Asia: Diversifying the Middle East and Islamic Studies"
In the year 2006, the 6th Asian Federation of Middle East Studies Associations Conference (AFMA) will be held in Tokyo at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies campus on 13-14 May under the title "Middle East Perspectives from East Asia: Diversifying the Middle East and Islamic Studies."
Outline of Asian Federation of Middle East Studies Associations (AFMA):
Please download. (PDF File)
On the First day (May 13, 2006), an Open Panel will be held from13:30 to16:45, under the title of The Evaluation of Asian Diplomatic Policies: The Middle East: Experience in China, Korea, Mongolia and Japan.
It is free and open to public.
KATAKURA Kunio (ex-Ambassador of Japan to Iraq and to Egypt) "Japan and the Middle East: Moving toward a More Proactive Role"
YANG Guang (Director-General of Institute of West-Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) "An Overview of Sino-Arabe Relations for the Last 50 Years"
CHOI Chang-Mo (President of KAMES, Konkuk University) "Searching for the New Partnership between Korea and the Middle East"
SUKHRAGCHAA Nyamzagd (President of MAMES, Rector of Institute of Commerce and Business) "Mongolian diplomatic policies on the Middle East"
KIMIYA Tadashi (The University of Tokyo)
MIFUNE Emi (Komazawa University)
Zahra TAHERI (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Chair: SADAMORI Daiji (Asahi Newspaper, Editorial Writer)
Final Programme of the AFMA Conference
Please download.--Revised (4/20/2006)
How to Participate
Call for Papers (For members of AFMA (JAMES, KAMES, CAMES, and MAMES): Closed
Attendance: Please fill in the application form (Please download) and send it back to:
or Fax: +81-42-330-5543
Cost of Registration:
3000 JPY for Registration (for attending 14 May);
6000 JPY for Reception (18:00- 13 May)
How to Reach Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
10 minutes walk from TAMA Station (Seibu Tama Line).
Information on Accommodations
These are examples of accommodations. Participants are requested to book their rooms by themselves.
- Hotel METS Musashisaai (Near to TUFS)
- Kichijoji Tokyu Inn (30 minutes from TUFS)
- Sky Court Asagaya hotel Tokyo (40 minutes from TUFS)
- Keio Presso Inn Shinjuku (1 hour from TUFS, Center of Tokyo)
For other areas in Tokyo, see: http://www.asiarooms.com/japan/tokyo.html
Executive Committee for the 6th AFMA Conference,
c/o Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Fuchu-shi Asahi-cho 3-11-1, Tokyo, 183-8534, Japan