Advanced Technology and Future of Region:
Plausible Technological Intervention towards Promotion of Regional Potentiality

Date & Hours: Sunday, June 2, 2019, 13:00 - 17:00
Venue: 50th Anniversary Hall, University of the Ryukyus ( →Access)
Aim: Advanced technology is often thought to be discrete from problem of region or milieu or Fudo. But technology consists of the fundamental element of human activity, and, hence, it must closely be connected with the future of our social, physical, and natural environment. In this research meeting, we think plausible future of our relationship with technology focusing various symptomatic examples in cultural dimensions; revitalization of dialects documenting and archiving food habitus in Okinawa and memory building and folk music in Kochi.
Language: Japanese
Supporter of the Meeting: Toyota Foundation (Grant for the Join Research “Fudo-nization of advanced technology”)
Contact: Masahiro Terada E-mail

■ Time table

  1. 13:00 Opening
  2. 13:00 - 13:15
  3. Fudo-nization of Advanced Technology: How to imagine plausible future of human-computer interdependency
    Terukazu Kumazawa, Associate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

  4. 13:15 - 14:15
  5. Current Situation of Educational Material Making of Ryukyuan Languages
    Nana Tohyama, Associate Professor, University of the Ryukyus

  6. 14:15 - 14:45
  7. Documenting the Life World: Visualization of food scape
    Masahiro Terada, Visiting Associate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

  8. 14:45 - 15:15
  9. Making New Folk Music and Revitalization of Regional Memory: An example of social commitment in Kochi Prefecture
    Yutaka Mimura, Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

  10. 15:15 - 15:30
  11. Pause

  12. 15:30 - 17:00
  13. Discussion

  14. 17:00 Closing