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GRM International Conference "The Reality of Women Refugees"



The Reality of Women Refugees
Perspective from Africa, Europe and Middle East


Date: 18 January (Thu.), 2018 
Time: 13:00-18:10
*You are free to join or leave anytime (途中参加・退席可)
Venue: SK119, Shikokan, IMADEGAWA (Karasuma) Campus, Doshisha University

Prof. Naito will talk for introduction of the symposium. We welcome 3 guest speakers. Ms. Denise Garcia Bergt from International Women's Space Berlin, Germany, Ms. Ako Muto and Ms. Chigumi Kawaguchi from JICA, Japan.

Ms. Bergt will talk about the situation of women refugees/immigrants in Germany. Ms. Muto will talk about JICA's income improvement project for Palestinian women refugees in Jordan. Ms. Kawaguchi will cover the topic about South Sudanese women refugees in Uganda.

The aim of this symposium is to understand the situation of women refugees.

13:00-13:10  Reception

13:10-13:30   Introduction 
    Masanori Naito
    Professor, Graduate School of Global Studies

13:35-14:35   Presentation / Q&A session I
    Denise Garcia Bergt
    Co-founder/Journalist/Political Activist, IWS Berlin

14:45-15:45   Presentation / Q&A session II
    Ako Muto
    Senior Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute

15:55-16:55   Presentation / Q&A session III
    Chigumi Kawaguchi
    Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute

17:00-18:00   Discussion

18:00-18:10   Closing Remarks

Hiromi Masaki (Master student, Doshisha University)
Asuka Umemoto (PhD student, Doshisha University)
Dr. Iyas Salim (Organization for Advanced Research and Education, Doshisha University)

*Registration is NOT required for Doshisha Students and Faculties.
*Registration is REQUIRED for off campus audience.
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