Conference Sept 18-20.2008, No registration fee with student ID!
At University of Helsinki, Finland and at movie theater Orion
With extra readings and a study diary you get credits towards your studies!
The Finnish Society for Cinema Studies (SETS) organizes an
international conference on Japanese popular culture from 18th to 20th
September 2008. The conference explores the popular images of Japan in
intercultural and multidisciplinary context and concentrates on the
theme of intercultural encounters. The conference will bring together
Japanese and Western views on contemporary Japanese audiovisual and
popular culture including for example film, television, animation,
media, music, games and fashion.
Confirmed keynote speakers are:
* Machiko Kusahara, Waseda University / University of California
* Susan Napier, Tufts University
* Alezander Zahlten, Universität Mainz / Nippon Connection Film Festival
* Shinji Imaoka, Film director, Japan
Registration fee (including coffees and receptions):
* The obligatory conference registration fee is 60 Euros.
* For members of Finnish Society of Cinema Studies the
registration fees is 30 Euros.
* Students are welcomed without registration fee (remember to
Registration should be submitted by email to Eija Niskanen
(eija.niskanen(at)gmail.com) by September 12th, 2008. The registration
is needed because of the limited capacity of the conference venue and
More information on the program and all speakers listed: sets.wordpress.com
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Conference Secretary: Eija Niskanen